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Lateral Partner, Taxation & Estates

Meister Seelig & Fein LLP is actively seeking a lateral partner to expand our Taxation & Estates practice. Formed 25 years ago,  Meister Seelig & Fein LLP 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, 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, Commercial Real Estate

Meister Seelig & Fein is actively seeking a Senior Associate (8-10 years)  to join our Commercial Real Estate practice. Formed 25 years ago,  Meister Seelig & Fein continues to grow 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 who can work independently and have very strong transactional experience. The Senior Associate will be expected to focus on conveyancing, borrower side financing, joint ventures and leasing.

The ideal candidate must have a JD and be admitted to practice in New York as well as a background in the NY Real Estate market.

How to Apply

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

*Be sure to include “Senior Associate, Commercial Real Estate” in the subject line.


Mid-Level Associate, Commercial Real Estate

Meister Seelig & Fein is actively seeking a Mid-Level Associate (5-8 years) to join our Commercial Real Estate practice. Formed 25 years ago,  Meister Seelig & Fein continues to grow in our core practice areas: commercial litigation, commercial real estate, taxation & estates, criminal defense and employment.

The ideal candidate will have experience in commercial leasing, representing both landlords and tenants of medium to large-scale office, retail and other commercial developments. Experience in advising real estate clients on the structuring and negotiation of their various disposition, acquisition, and financing transactions through to closing preferred.

The ideal candidate must have a JD and be admitted to practice in New York as well as a background in the NY Real Estate market.

How to Apply

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

*Be sure to include “Mid-Level Associate, Commercial Real Estate” in the subject line.


Junior Associate, Crisis Management

Meister Seelig & Fein is actively seeking a Junior Associate (3 years) to join our Crisis Management practice. Formed 25 years ago,  Meister Seelig & Fein continues to grow in our core practice areas: commercial litigation, commercial real estate, taxation & estates, criminal defense and employment.

The Junior Associate, Crisis Management will fully support the Chair of the Commercial Litigation and Crisis Management practices. The ideal candidate should be extremely organized, a self-starter, have moderate drafting experience and show interest in working with high-profile professional athletes, celebrities and high-net worth individuals. Our Crisis Management team handles high-profile crisis issues for our sports and celebrity clients and this role will be exposed to extremely sensitive content and will require the utmost level of confidentiality and professionalism.

This position offers significant client interaction, and the right candidate will have a high-level of client service skills. MUST HAVE JD.

How to Apply

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

*Be sure to include “Junior Associate, Crisis Management” in the subject line.


Mid-Level Associate, Corporate Securities

Meister Seelig & Fein is actively seeking a Mid-Level Associate (5-8 years) to join our Corporate practice, focusing on Securities. Formed 25 years ago,  Meister Seelig & Fein continues to grow in our core practice areas: commercial litigation, commercial real estate, taxation & estates, criminal defense and employment.

The Corporate Securities will  has hands-on experience with:

  • All aspects of private placements (ideally from both issuer and placement agent sides), including SEC reporting, blue sky compliance and issuer disclosure document preparation;
  • Public company legal representation, including assisting in preparing and filing all SEC reports and proxy compliance; and
  • Corporate governance compliance, including for OTC, NASDAQ and NYSE listed companies.

Additional experience, but not a requirement, would be:

  • experience in communicating with boards and committees; and
  • experience with M&A and strategic transactions

The ideal candidate must have a JD and be admitted to practice in New York.

How to Apply

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

*Be sure to include “Mid-Level Associate, Corporate Securities” in the subject line.


Paralegal, Corporate 

Meister Seelig & Fein is actively seeking a Paralegal (3-5 years) to join our Corporate practice. Formed 25 years ago,  Meister Seelig & Fein continues to grow in our core practice areas: commercial litigation, commercial real estate, taxation & estates, criminal defense and employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with drafts and review of agreements and correspondence regarding to joint ventures, financings and acquisitions;
  • Provide support for general corporate governance matters;
  • Organize corporate records and conduct due diligence reviews;
  • Provide paralegal support to the broader Corporate Legal group as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Significant corporate law experience;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with a law firm strongly preferred;
  • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision;
  • Superior organization skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on collaboration;
  • Ad hoc assignments/projects as needed.

How to Apply

Please send resumes, including a cover sheet to Director of Human Resources, Yvette Pena @Eileen Duffy.

*Be sure to include “Paralegal, Corporate” in the subject line.