Associate Attorney Job in New York City, NY Near Me - 321274 |

Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID J251321274

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas Trusts and Estates - General

2024-01-05 00:23:16

A distinguished law firm in New York City, NY, is actively seeking a seasoned Associate Attorney focusing on high net-worth trusts and estate matters. The successful candidate must bring a portable book of business exceeding $300,000, with rates surpassing $500 per hour. This role presents a unique opportunity for an experienced attorney to contribute to substantial trusts and estate cases within a dynamic legal environment.


  • Provide expert legal counsel and representation to high net-worth clients in trusts and estate matters, including estate planning, wealth preservation, and probate.
  • Conduct detailed legal research and analysis to support case strategies and provide comprehensive advice.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate trusts, wills, and other estate planning documents.
  • Advise clients on tax implications, asset protection, and succession planning.
  • Represent clients in trust and estate litigation, if necessary.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop case strategies and ensure client satisfaction.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an attorney, specializing in high net worth trusts and estates law.
  • Proven track record of cultivating and maintaining a portable book of business exceeding $300,000.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school.


  • Admission to the New York State Bar.


  • In-depth knowledge of trusts and estates laws, tax planning, and wealth preservation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in legal software and technology.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Health and dental insurance with employer contributions.
  • Subsidized gym membership.
  • Disability coverage.

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