At Wilentz, we are dedicated to maintaining the reputation, service, and results that our clients have come to expect and that is our Commitment to Make a Difference.

We are focused on providing our firm's clients with proactive, practical legal solutions that respond to their most significant opportunities and legal challenges. Working in cross-disciplinary teams, our attorneys provide clients with the widest possible range of legal services, meeting all their business and personal needs. New associates are assigned to an area of practice where they work closely with partners and experienced associates. Our reasonable billable hour expectation allows lawyers time to deliver the highest quality product, develop business relationships, become involved in the community, and enjoy a full family life.

If you are interested in exploring career opportunities at Wilentz, please submit your CV, Cover Letter, and/or Transcript using the submission form on this page.

Professional Staff Employment Opportunities – Woodbridge Office

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal – Seeking full-time paralegal with a minimum of 5 years experience to support a busy and well-established commercial real estate practice. Candidates must be experienced in commercial real estate transactions, including the preparation of commercial leases, purchase and sale agreements, corporate documents, and closing binders. The candidate would work closely with supervising lawyers and have direct client contact. Candidates should be well-organized, have excellent technological skills, and have strong communication and critical thinking skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, with advanced knowledge of Word and Excel, ability to maintain utmost confidentiality, and professionalism. Detail-oriented with excellent organizational, communication, time management skills, and ability to multitask. Please send your resume to kdart@wilentz.com.

Professional Staff Employment Opportunities – New York Office

Mass Tort/Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal - Seeking a full-time paralegal with 2-4 years of experience to join the team located in the heart of the Financial District. This is an opportunity to work closely with a top litigation team specializing in toxic and mass tort, class action, and complex plaintiff personal injury litigation, the responsibilities include supporting team attorneys with case intake, pre-suit investigation, discovery, settlements, lien resolution, trial preparation, and trial. The candidate should be tech-savvy with PCs, competent at typing, and skilled at working with PDF documents. The ideal candidate is also proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, to do tasks such as mail merge, create and manipulate Excel spreadsheets, and create PowerPoint presentations. Experience with Electronic filing and litigation support software experience is a plus. The ideal candidate is a critical thinker, proactive, organized, and self-motivated, and must be client-service oriented to build supportive and trusting relationships with clients. A B.A. or B.S. degree and experience in a law firm are required. Please send your resume to kdart@wilentz.com.

Trusts and Estates Paralegal - We are seeking a full-time paralegal with experience in New York trusts and estates administration to provide support to the Mass Tort/Class Action Litigation Team. Responsibilities include drafting and filing legal documents for the appointment of estate representatives and compromise orders to enable the distribution of litigation settlements. The position requires excellent communication and people skills, as the successful candidate will interact with clients and their families. The candidate should be tech-savvy with PCs, competent at typing, and skilled at working with PDF documents. The ideal candidate is also proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, to do tasks such as mail merge, create and manipulate Excel spreadsheets, and create PowerPoint presentations. The candidate will be a critical thinker, proactive, organized, and self-motivated. Prior experience as a plaintiff’s personal injury paralegal is a plus. A B.A. or B.S. degree and experience in a law firm are required. Please send your resume to kdart@wilentz.com.

Professional Staff Employment Opportunities – Red Bank Office

Litigation Assistant/Paralegal - Seeking full-time experienced Litigation Assistant or Paralegal for Plaintiff Personal Injury Litigation practice area in our Red Bank location. Primary responsibilities include supporting four litigation attorneys, approximately 50 files in various states of pre-suit, investigation, discovery, litigation, and settlement. Experience in the plaintiff's personal injury arena. Work very closely with top litigation partner and a team specializing in plaintiff personal injury, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death matters. Analyze policy coverage limits, provisions, exclusions, and endorsements for personal injury. Drafting standard pleadings, and discovery documents Assisting with all phases of pre-litigation and litigation; including motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, file analysis, and research. Case calendar management. Knowledge of Case Management and Document Management Software (Needles) a plus, not required, training will be provided. PC and Microsoft Office Suite proficiency with excellent typing skills. Must be familiar with Word features, such as mail merge, and Adobe, such as editing pdf documents, and PowerPoint for creation of presentations. The ideal candidate will be a critical thinker, proactive, organized, and self-motivated. Some travel to NJ satellite offices or client meetings may be required. BA or BS degree and experience in a law firm required. Please send your resume to kdart@wilentz.com.

Attorney Employment Opportunities – Woodbridge Office

Public Finance Attorney with 1 to 4 years of experience.  Opportunity to work with an industry-leading public finance team. Our team represents various entities including municipalities, school districts, housing authorities, state, regional, and local conduit finance entities, underwriters, lenders, and borrowers in a wide range of financial transactions. The candidate will analyze, draft and negotiate a variety of disclosure documents, agreements, resolutions, and closing documents. Prior experience representing governmental entities is a plus.  Outstanding academic credentials and excellent written and oral communication skills are required. Please submit a resume, law school transcript, and cover letter to kdart@wilentz.com.

Transactional Real Estate Attorneys with 5 to 10 years of experience. Opportunity to work on sophisticated commercial real estate matters with an expanding real estate practice group recognized by an independent research company as a leading law firm with highly ranked lawyers with extensive transactional, land use, real estate finance, environmental, redevelopment, and litigation experience. Seeking a transactional attorney with experience structuring, drafting, and negotiating redevelopment, tax exemption, and other incentive agreements; interpreting statutes applicable to such public-private projects; resolving taxation, condemnation, and other property acquisition issues in connection with such projects, and incorporating creative financing such as redevelopment area bonding. Outstanding academic credentials, excellent written and oral communication skills, and NJ Bar in good standing required. Please submit resume, cover letter, and law school transcript to kdart@wilentz.com.

Attorney Employment Opportunities – Red Bank Office

Plaintiff Litigation Associate Attorney with 3 to 5 years of experience. Our team represents personal injury, mass tort, and class action plaintiffs. The ideal candidate has experience taking depositions, preparing motions, attending court appearances, and will possess strong analytical, interpersonal, and organization skills and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with clients and take on considerable litigation responsibilities. Excellent opportunity to join a growing practice area for a motivated and productive associate. Judicial clerkship preferred. Admission to New Jersey Bar in good standing required, New York Bar admission a plus. Outstanding academic credentials, excellent written and oral communications skills. Must provide resume and writing sample. Please send your resume to kdart@wilentz.com.

Recruiting Contacts:

Director of Human Resources
Deborah L. Miranda
dmiranda@wilentz.com

Recruiting Manager
Katherine Dart
kdart@wilentz.com

 

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.  Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting our Human Resource Department at 732-855-6117, via fax at 732-726-6565, or via email at recruiting@wilentz.com.