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Employee Benefits Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Buffalo

Job ID X9YC326782

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

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

Practice Areas ERISA/Executive Compensation Transactions & ComplianceERISA - General

2024-07-15 05:46:08

A law firm is seeking an Employee Benefits Attorney for their Buffalo, NY, location.

Job Overview:

The Employee Benefits Attorney will provide clients with comprehensive counseling and advocacy services regarding the design, establishment, maintenance, and operation of various retirement, welfare, executive compensation, and fringe benefit plans. The ideal candidate should possess expertise in mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, and transactional matters within the employee benefits realm. Strong academic credentials and excellent communication skills are essential for success in this role.

Duties:

  • Provide legal counsel to clients on employee benefits matters, including retirement plans, welfare plans, executive compensation, and fringe benefits.
  • Assist clients in designing, establishing, and maintaining various benefit plans, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Conduct due diligence in mergers and acquisitions involving employee benefits plans.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including plan documents, contracts, and agreements.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, administrative proceedings, and litigation related to employee benefits issues.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in employee benefits law.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of employee benefits laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Experience with mergers, acquisitions, due diligence, and transactional matters is preferred.
  • Strong academic credentials, including a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar or eligibility for admission via reciprocity.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced legal environment.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar or eligibility for admission via reciprocity.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research and analysis.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in document drafting and review.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.

The firm offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) retirement plans, paid time off, pension plans, and more.

This is one of the nation's oldest law firms that has a tradition of excellence and a commitment to the highest ethical standards. Their mission is to provide value to their clients through high-quality work, outstanding service, and attention to individual needs. The firm offers competitive salaries and practices in all major areas of the law, including litigation, business and banking, labor and employment, trusts and estates, and tax. There is a very friendly environment at this firm, for they aim to hire the same types of people whom they would choose to invite out for a cup of coffee or a glass of beer. Attorneys at this firm are well balanced and have passionate interests in politics, theater, and sports. They are the types of people who care about their communities and participate in them, and care about their families and friends and spend time with them. This firms success is greatly due to the types of people employed at this firm, for attorneys here have strong identities as people and realize that they cannot only to be defined by their legal practice. Their excellent record of pro bono work and community involvement is further evidence of their commitment to diversity, equality and justice, both in the workplace and in the communities where they live.

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