Current Lateral Attorney Opportunities

  • Labor and Employment Attorney: Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is seeking an attorney with labor & employment law experience to join the firm’s Rochester office as an associate or counsel. Candidate must have experience counseling management side clients. Enthusiasm and initiative are essential, as are exceptional analytical and writing skills. Employment litigation or other litigation experience a plus.
  • Employee Benefits Attorney: Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is seeking an Employee Benefits attorney with 3-5 years’ experience to associate with the firm’s Rochester or Buffalo office. Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essential. Strong academic background required. 
  • Corporate Attorney

    Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is seeking a corporate attorney with at least 3-5 years of significant transactional experience for the firm’s Rochester office. The ideal candidate will have meaningful experience in mergers and acquisitions. Candidates must have excellent drafting and negotiation skills and a strong academic background.

  • Intellectual Property Attorney: Harter Secrest & Emery LLP is looking for a trademark attorney for its Rochester office. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience managing U.S. and foreign trademark portfolios (i.e., registration, clearance, and counseling), as well as experience with opposition and cancellation actions before the TTAB of the USPTO. A proven litigation record and exceptional interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills required.
  • Public Finance Attorney

    Harter Secrest & Emery LLP seeks an attorney with significant public finance experience (either as a bond lawyer or as a Section 103 tax lawyer). Enthusiasm for client service and initiative are essential. Strong academic background required.

Applicants should submit their materials via our online application found here.  


Current Staff Opportunities


2018 Diversity Scholarship

HSE takes diversity seriously, well beyond vital programming, training, and community activities. We support diversification of the legal profession. To this end, the Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship is awarded to one qualified first-year law student selected based on his or her academic record, professional accomplishments, and other factors that evidence promise for a successful career in the legal profession. The scholarship recipient receives a $7,500 award for law school tuition and a paid 10-week summer associate position in the firm's Rochester office. Since the program’s inception, HSE has awarded 14 distinguished students with the scholarship.

2018 Diversity Scholarship application