At Nixon Peabody, our priority is to attract, retain, and promote talented individuals from a wide range of racial, ethnic, social, economic, religious, and personal backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations. Therefore, we encourage talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
The Rochester and Albany legal communities are tight-knit, and our engagement in those communities results in meaningful leadership opportunities. Most of our lawyers serve on boards of local businesses and community organizations of all kinds. We hope you will consider this great opportunity to join the only law firm in Upstate New York that offers a national environmental practice on a global platform.
Nixon Peabody's Environmental and Land Use Team offers its clients a unique blend of legal counseling and representation supported by in-house scientific professionals. We have experience in all substantive areas of environmental law and can help our clients address the full spectrum of their environmental needs. To learn more about our team, pleas visit: http://www.nixonpeabody.com/environmental.
A career at Nixon Peabody is the opportunity to do work that matters. It’s a chance to use your knowledge to shape what’s ahead, to innovate, to learn at a firm that taps into the power of collaboration and collective thinking.
Location: Albany, NY; Buffalo, NY; Jericho, NY; Rochester, NY; Remote, United States
Our Environmental and Land Use Team is seeking to hire an associate to join our Rochester or Albany office. The ideal candidate will have at least three to five years of experience in New York State environmental law. Experience with the investigation and remediation of contaminated property pursuant to the New York State Superfund and Brownfield Cleanup programs is a plus. Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Disability / Female / Gender Identity / Minority / Sexual Orientation / Veteran.
To comply with Federal law, Nixon Peabody participates in E-Verify. All newly-hired employees are verified through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to confirm their identity and employment eligibility. Please refer to the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters on the Nixon Peabody Careers page for more information.
All applicants for employment with NP, unless they receive an approved exemption as an accommodation for a medical issue or sincerely held religious belief, must be “Up to Date” with respect to their COVID-19 vaccinations by their hire date. “Up to Date” currently means that the applicant has completed the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech primary vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible, or the Johnson & Johnson Janssen one dose primary vaccine, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.