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Careers

Why Laterals Do Well At Anderson Kill

Anderson Kill seeks to grow with the addition of superior lawyers with strong practices in New York, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Newark, Philadelphia, Stamford and Washington D.C. Laterals benefit from Anderson Kill’s entrepreneurial approach to law and growing legal practices. Laterals have expanded their practices with the support of our national platform. Leadership opportunities for new practices are available, and laterals will not face a formal retirement age. We are a firm with a national practice handling high-value matters.

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Anderson Kill Offers Laterals a Solid Platform for Growth

Laterals gain from a stable, nationally known law firm. Anderson Kill was founded in 1969 on the principles of integrity, excellence in the practice of law, and straightforward solutions to complex legal issues. The firm's attorneys approach engagements aggressively and have earned a reputation for combining corporate polish and assertive advocacy.

Client Base

Laterals benefit from a firm which represents the nation's largest public and private entities, including companies in financial services, retail, oil & gas, telecommunications, construction, food supply, technology, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and utilities, municipalities and state governments, religious and not-for-profit organizations, small companies, and individuals.

Growth Orientation

Laterals gain from a conflict-free platform to expand many practices. We conduct a national seminar program and employ a professional marketing team with specialized experience in growing legal practices. We conduct formal partner "Rainmaking" programs to grow the practices of new partners.

Market Focus

Laterals enjoy a firm which sets rates to meet the market each practice faces. Our lawyers are empowered to respond to competitive pressures.

Insurance Recovery

New lawyers benefit from a well-regarded litigation practice on behalf of policyholders in insurance recovery matters which has been recognized as a top practice by Chambers USA, The Legal 500, and Benchmark Litigation. The firm has won accolades from Law360, The New York Law Journal, and Best Lawyers.

ISO Compliant Information Security

The firm supports remote work through continuing investment in up-to-date information technology infrastructure. The firm has an ISO compliant information technology support system to meet client information security requirements. Laterals join a firm that will comply with client information security requirements.

Efficient Administration

Laterals will experience efficient administration through an executive committee and practice groups that support busy lawyers with a minimum of distraction. We provide a very good working environment.

Cohesive Group of Lawyers

Laterals will gain from a cohesive group of lawyers joined by such firm-wide activities as a structured educational program for attorneys, and regular practice groups meetings.

Cross-Selling Opportunities with Popular Top Practices

Laterals have the ability to offer problem-solving services in many existing practices, including: Insurance Recovery; Corporate and Securities; Corporate Tax; Bankruptcy; Banking and Lending; Trusts & Estates; Commercial Litigation; Environmental Law; Intellectual Property; Labor & Employment; Antitrust; Class Actions; Healthcare; Not-for-Profit; Technology, Media and Distributed Systems (advisers to software, internet, crypto-currency, and fintech companies); and Real Estate and Construction. Laterals have access to our international network as the U.S. member of Interleges, the International Association of Independent Law Firms.

Job Openings

Attorneys or groups seeking to grow their practices in an exceptional work environment should consider Anderson Kill. Use the link below for our current job openings. For more information regarding partner or group opportunities, please contact George Anderson at ganderson@andersonkill.com. For more information regarding summer associate or associate opportunities, please contact Carolyn McGoran at cmcgoran@andersonkill.com. All communications will remain confidential.

Anderson Kill is always on the lookout for bright and energetic individuals to join our team. The firm seeks motivated individuals for a variety of staff positions in such departments as Accounting, Information Technology, Legal Secretary, Marketing and Records. Paralegals are hired at both entry and experienced levels and are hired for either the firm’s Corporate or Litigation Departments. Entry-level paralegals are trained in-house and are also mentored by the firm’s senior paralegal staff. Anderson Kill offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes 401(k), transit check and transportation reimbursement programs, year-end bonus, full-medical plan, and cafeteria/flexible spending plan.

 

Individuals who are interested in applying for a position with the firm may e-mail, mail, or fax their credentials to the address and fax number below:

Contact Information:

Human Resources Department
Anderson Kill P.C.
1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Tel: (212) 278-1000
Fax: (212) 278-1733
careers@andersonkill.com

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Anderson Kill is a full-service, mid-sized corporate law firm best known for its work in insurance recovery litigation representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. In addition to its insurance coverage practice, Anderson Kill has a variety of practice areas, including commercial litigation, corporate law, trust and estates, construction, and white-collar defense. The firm is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Denver, CO; Los Angeles, CA; Newark, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Stamford, CT; and Washington, DC. This role will be located in our New York office.

 

In conjunction with Anderson Kill’s commitment to promote and advance the themes embodied by the firm’s founder Gene Anderson’s life, the firm has created a Clerkship in his name, a paid 1L summer position. In awarding such a Clerkship, factors such as commitment to social justice causes, evidence of overcoming economic hardship, providing diversity and membership in protected classes to represent the make-up of the country, and grades and recommendations, shall be taken into account.

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Clerkship Parameters

  • Paid 1L summer clerkship/fellowship position for approximately 8 weeks
  • Participate in Weekly Training Sessions with 2L Summer Associates
  • 35-hour work week
  • $57 per hour (apx. $2,000 per week assuming a 35-hour work week)
  • Location: Anderson Kill’s New York office

Qualified Applicant Should Possess

  • 3.1 GPA or higher
  • B+ or higher grade in Legal Writing
  • B+ or higher grade in Contracts (Civil Procedure if Contracts is second semester)
  • Strong legal writing and research skills
  • Interest in litigation

Interviewing for the Clerkship will take place in mid/late February 2024 for the summer position to commence in June 2024.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript of first semester grades to careers@andersonkill.com.

 

Commitment to Diversity

Anderson Kill is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to a diverse workforce of attorneys, professionals, and staff members without regard to gender, race, age, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, marital and parental status or physical disabilities.  We encourage diversity both at the firm and in the legal profession.

 

Our commitment to diversity is not only a statement, but reflected in our actions.  With overwhelming and unanimous support from all stockholders and Executive Committee members, Anderson Kill established a Diversity Committee comprised of a broad representation of the firm.  The mission of the Diversity Committee is to continue to promote the core values of diversity among its employees by fostering cooperation and individual respect for all.

 

The Diversity Committee advises management and takes action on a range of diversity issues including, but not limited to recruitment, retention and promotion.  We have established recruitment protocols that significantly increase opportunities to meet and employ qualified diversity candidates.  In addition, once through the door, we continue to remove any barrier to success with programs focused on diversity training, retention, promotion and leadership.

 

Anderson Kill is a diverse workplace that takes pride in its “work-life” ethic.   Our goal is to continue to employ, mentor, nurture and promote qualified diverse attorneys who are committed to providing outstanding legal services for our clients.

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Health Plan Price Transparency

As an employer sponsoring a fully insured medical plan, Anderson Kill is committed to compliance with the Transparency in Coverage (TiC) rules released by the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and Treasury in 2020. The link below will direct you to the machine-readable files made available by Oxford/United HealthCare, the insurance carrier for the Firm’s medical plans. This online tool includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network permitted amounts between Oxford/United HealthCare and healthcare providers.

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