Career Opportunities

Lateral Partner, Taxation & Estates

Meister Seelig & Fein PLLC is actively seeking a lateral partner to expand our Taxation & Estates practice. Formed 25 years ago,  Meister Seelig & Fein PLLC continues to grow in our in our core practice areas: commercial litigation, commercial real estate, taxation & estates, criminal defense and employment. We are particularly interested in hearing from ambitious, entrepreneurial and experienced attorneys with a significant portable book of business with growth potential.

The perfect Taxation & Estates candidate should have extensive experience in complex trust and estate planning and administration, including fiduciary tax and accounting, gift and estate tax return preparation, estate controversies and audits and complex valuation issues. Must have experience with estate and wealth planning for high net worth individuals and families and will be able to advise on income tax, transfer tax and charitable planning and pass-through entity and business succession planning.   The candidate should also have broad experience in Federal tax planning matters relating to individuals and entities, as well as transactional matters.

LL.M. in taxation is required and New York Bar admission is required (admission to Connecticut, Massachusetts, Florida or New Jersey is a plus).

This position offers significant responsibility and client interaction. The firm offers a competitive salary range $220K-$320K, excellent benefits including 401(k) and health insurance. We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer.

How to Apply

Please send resumes, including a cover sheet to Chief Marketing Officer, Eileen Duffy @Eileen Duffy.

*Be sure to include “Taxation & Estates – Lateral Partner” in the subject line.

Senior Associate/Counsel, Taxation & Estates

Meister Seelig & Fein PLLC is seeking a highly motivated and experienced probate administration attorney with Trusts and Estates litigation experience to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for representing clients in probate, administration, fiduciary and beneficiary matters, and litigation matters relating thereto, including Will contests, trust disputes, and fiduciary accountings. The candidate must be experienced in T&E litigation in NY with respect to preparing and filing pleadings, motions, and other Court documents as well as trial work in connection with such matters  Portable book of business a plus but not required.


  • JD
  • Admitted to practice in NY
  • 5+ years of experience in probate administration and T&E litigation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Salary Range for 5-7 year is $205-250K

How to Apply

Please send resumes, including a cover sheet to Chief Marketing Officer, Eileen Duffy @Eileen Duffy.

*Be sure to include “Taxation & Estates – Senior Associate/Counsel” in the subject line.

Junior Associate, Intellectual Property

Meister Seelig & Fein PLLC is a full service, mid-size law firm with a 7-attorney Intellectual Property Practice located in Midtown Manhattan. We are seeking a junior associate to join us with 1-3 years of intellectual property experience with a focus on trademark practice.

Ideally, this candidate will have solid experience with domestic and foreign trademark prosecution and maintenance, clearance searches, coordinating with foreign associates, and communicating with clients. Knowledge of opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, cease and desist letters, prosecuting copyright applications and assisting with IP-related transactional documents would be a plus.

MSF’s IP Practice is congenial and works across a wide range of industries and on a variety of IP prosecution, transactional and litigation matters. A willingness to be involved on projects as they arise is a key component to this position.

How to Apply

Please send resumes, including a cover sheet to Chief Marketing Officer, Eileen Duffy @Eileen Duffy.

*Be sure to include “Intellectual Property – Junior Associate ” in the subject line.