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Environmental Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Albany

Job ID HKLY324954

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Environmental and Land Use - GeneralEnvironmental Law - Litigation - Defense

2024-03-12 23:54:41

A law firm is seeking an Environmental Associate Attorney for their Albany, NY, office. The ideal candidate should have 4-6 years of experience and possess the following qualifications:

Job Overview: The Environmental Associate Attorney will handle litigation and regulatory matters about federal and state environmental laws. The role will involve working on environmental permitting, renewable energy development, due diligence, enforcement actions, and contaminated properties. Strong analytical, writing, and communication skills are essential for direct client interaction.


  • Manage litigation and regulatory matters related to environmental laws.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on environmental issues.
  • Draft legal documents, including briefs, motions, and opinions.
  • Provide legal counsel to clients on environmental compliance matters.
  • Assist in negotiations and settlements with regulatory agencies.
  • Participate in environmental due diligence investigations for transactions.
  • Advise clients on risk management strategies for environmental liabilities.
  • Stay updated on changes in environmental laws and regulations.


  • 4-6 years of experience in environmental law.
  • Litigation and/or regulatory experience in federal and state environmental laws.
  • Familiarity with environmental permitting processes and renewable energy development.
  • Experience in environmental due diligence and contaminated properties.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • New York Bar or Washington, D.C. license.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New York Bar or Washington, D.C. Bar.


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency in legal research and drafting.
  • Client-focused approach with the ability to build and maintain relationships.

Benefits Offered: The firm provides a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Highmark BCBS PPO/POS plans with multiple medical plan options.
  • Dental and vision coverage, including orthodontic coverage.
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).
  • Paid time off (PTO) for vacation, sick, and personal leave.
  • 401(k) with safe harbor contribution and profit sharing.
  • Term Life and AD&D insurance.
  • Short-term and long-term disability coverage.
  • Additional voluntary benefits include Specified Disease, Hospital, and Accident plans.
  • Employee Assistance Program with mental health support.
  • Legal work discount program.

This firm has offices located in Canada, New York, Albany, and Buffalo. This firm has an expanded view of business as well as experience that gives them the ability to truly be partners with clients. This firm has been practicing as a full service law firm for over 50 years. Some of this firm's practice areas include real estate, trusts and estates, immigration, technology and life sciences, private equity, healthcare and life sciences, family business, labor and employment, intellectual property, banking and financial transactions, and franchising and licensing.

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