Attorney

Requisition ID:
R-00491
Job Location(s):
Lancaster, NY  

Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) is seeking a Junior Attorney in our Lancaster Corporate Headquarters.  This position will be responsible for providing support with contracts and corporate-related documents.  Our successful candidate will be a licensed attorney (or license pending) in New York State with experience in or knowledge of administrative or corporate law. A cover letter is required with your resume submittal – please submit the cover letter and resume as one document.

Responsibilities:

  • Support in-house attorney with contracts, conflict of interest, confidentiality, subpoenas and litigation
  • Draft, write, review, and edit contracts, reports, opinions, correspondence, articles, and other related documents
  • Conduct research on related legal matters including state and federal statutes and regulations
  • Assist in-house attorney with monitoring of corporate legal matters including working with outside counsel and internal staff
  • Provide legal counsel to the corporation
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of corporate and client information
  • Other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Licensed (or license pending) attorney qualified to practice in New York State
  • 0-2 years of experience in Administrative/Corporate law
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws
  • Excellent  written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent computer and research skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Environmental experience or science undergrad and bi-lingual capabilities a plus
  • Strong self-starting, leadership, and teamwork skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and demonstrate strong time management skills
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment

We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.  A cover letter is required with your resume submittal – please submit the cover letter and resume as one document.   Local candidates preferred. 

 

Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.