Government and Internal Investigations Attorney Job in Rochester, NY Near Me - 266722 |

Government and Internal Investigations Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Rochester

Job ID MZO6266722

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Litigation - White Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Defense

2024-05-10 03:28:03

A law firm in Rochester, NY, is seeking an experienced Government and Internal Investigations Attorney to join their team. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in handling civil, regulatory, criminal, or internal investigations at the federal or state level.


  • Lead and manage a wide range of government and internal investigations, including civil, regulatory, criminal, and internal matters.
  • Provide legal counsel and representation to clients facing investigations at the federal and state levels.
  • Conduct thorough legal research, analysis, and fact-finding to support investigations and defense strategies.
  • Develop and implement proactive compliance programs and risk mitigation measures.
  • Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, and settlement agreements.
  • Communicate and negotiate with government agencies, opposing counsel, and other relevant parties.
  • Offer legal advice and guidance to clients on a wide variety of issues related to government and internal investigations.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar (or eligible for admission).
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience handling government and internal investigations.
  • Proficiency in federal and state laws related to investigations, including white collar criminal defense, SEC defense, and False Claims Act litigation.
  • Strong litigation and trial experience in related areas.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities.


  • Active membership in the New York State Bar Association.


  • In-depth knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to government and internal investigations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a legal team.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and technology.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution abilities.

This Government and Internal Investigations Attorney position offers an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic team in a reputable law firm in Rochester, NY. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in advising and representing clients in complex investigations and legal matters at both the federal and state levels.

This New York State firm offers business customers expertice in all major practice areas. Its clients include a distinguished list of banks, real estate, biotech, pharmaceutical and other companies. Despite the high quality of the work product, the work environment is relaxed and deliliberately collegial. Attorneys often work on each others' cases to help solve problems expeditiously and with as much intellectual input as possible. Pay scales are competitive for the region.

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