Careers - Romano Law

Careers

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We are innovative problem solvers!

We are all about getting things done and having fun along the way.  We’re looking for intelligent, dynamic and thoughtful people.

Why you’ll love it here:

  • You’ll be a part of a work family of really awesome people.
  • Your opinion and feedback will be valued.
  • You’ll be challenged to grow and improve.
  • You’ll be around a lot of interesting clients.  If there’s one thing we’re not around here, it’s bored.

The following positions are available:

Office Manager

YOU ARE:

  • A problem-solver: you anticipate change, troubleshoot issues as they arise, making necessary adjustments while always having a plan B in place.
  • Able to come to the management team with suggested solutions if an issue arises.
  • Confident, well-organized and prepared.
  • Able to manage competing priorities and help the team do the same.
  • Motivated, friendly and you love what you do.
  • Practical and resourceful.  You think big picture but are also attentive to detail.
  • Able to communicate effectively.
  • Professional and courteous.
  • Able to excel under pressure while maintaining a calm disposition.

YOU HAVE:

  • 3-5 years operations and bookkeeping experience.
  • Experience with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.
  • Working experience and are comfortable with Quickbooks.
  • Amazing customer service skills.  You’re always responsive, punctual and proactive.  You keep clients and the team well-informed.
  • A collaborative work style.
  • A “roll-up your sleeves”, can-do attitude.

YOU WOULD:

  • Work with and be a trusted advisor of our Director of Operations and for our leadership team to help run the law firm.
  • Assist with day-to-day operations, including insurance audits and renewals, vendor management, building relations, mail distribution and general office tidiness.
  • Manage our team of virtual admins and receptionists.
  • Take ownership of certain HR processes and initiatives: payroll, team events, recruitment.
  • Be a key team member.
  • Be on-site 3-4 days per week once our office opens (2-3 days per week until then).

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter careers@romanolaw.com.
  • In your correspondence, please use the subject line: “Office Manager.”
  • In your cover letter, please tell us (a) your salary requirements, (b) why you want to work for us and (c) what is the official state animal of New York.

Your application will only be considered if you have followed all the instructions above.

Client Development Paralegal

YOU ARE:

  • Motivated, charismatic and love what you do.
  • Well-organized and resourceful. You think big picture but are attentive to detail.
  • Polished and poised, with good energy and a desire to get things done efficiently.
  • Courteous and professional, treating everyone (clients and colleagues) with respect.

 YOU HAVE:

  • Excellent business development skills. You enjoy learning and improving.
  • At least one year of sales experience.
  • A great sense of humor. You’re resilient and confident.
  • Amazing customer service skills. You’re always responsive and proactive.
  • A sunny disposition even when things get stormy.

YOU WOULD:

  • Manage, maintain and track potential leads.
  • Engage with clients, lawyers and prospects.
  • Coordinate and analyze marketing and SEO initiatives.
  • Develop and review metrics to measure success of the department.
  • Follow up on client leads and marketing efforts.
  • Look for ways to create new business opportunities through relationships.
  • Report to the Client Development Director.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to Careers@RomanoLaw.com.
  • In your email, please use the subject line “Client Development Paralegal.”
  • In your cover letter, please tell us (a) your pay requirements, and (b) the title of the 2008 Tony Award winner for Best Musical.

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.

Paralegal

YOU HAVE:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and an interest in attending law school.
  • A great sense of humor. You’re resilient and confident.
  • Amazing client service skills. You’re always responsive and proactive.
  • A sunny disposition even when things get stormy.
  • Excellent writing skills, preferably.

YOU ARE:

  • Motivated, friendly and love what you do.
  • Well-organized and resourceful. You think big picture but are attentive to detail.
  • Polished and poised, with good energy and a desire to get things done efficiently.
  • Courteous and professional, treating everyone (clients and colleagues) with respect.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Good under pressure and with meeting deadlines.
  • Someone who enjoys learning and improving oneself.
  • Confident and have an ease about you when meeting new people.

YOU WOULD:

  • Draft and file court documents.
  • Conduct research.
  • Prepare materials for case preparation.
  • Organize documents for attorney review.
  • Prepare, organize, and file documents and correspondence.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as scheduling and logistics.
  • Report to our attorneys.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to Careers@RomanoLaw.com.
  • In your email, please use the subject line “Paralegal (Entry Level).”
  • In your cover letter, please tell us (a) base salary requirement, (b) college GPA, (c) how many three Michelin star restaurants are there in NYC, and (d) why you’d like to work at our firm.

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.

Virtual Receptionist

YOU ARE:

  • An effective communicator, with a desire to get things done. You have amazing customer service skills and treat everyone with respect.
  • A positive and experienced receptionist. You are practical and resourceful, with attention to detail.
  • Well-organized, punctual, courteous and professional. You enjoy learning and improving.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

YOU HAVE:

  • A minimum of 2-years’ experience as a receptionist or in customer service – familiarity working with client intake a plus.
  • Reliable high-speed internet access and availability to work 30-40 hours per week between 9am – 7pm ET.

YOU WOULD:

  • Engage with clients, third party vendors, and others by phone.
  • Leave a lasting impression: with your work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Be the first point of contact for prospective clients – gathering information for our client development team.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Careers@RomanoLaw.com.
  • In your correspondence, please use the subject line “Virtual Receptionist”.
  • Please also include the answer to this question: “Which musical has won the most Tony Awards?”

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.

Mid-Level Corporate Attorney

YOU HAVE:

  • At least 4 full years of high-end corporate transactional practice.
  • Experience structuring, documenting and negotiating investment and M&A transactions; including employee stock option agreements.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state securities laws.
  • A great sense of humor.

YOU ARE:

  • Practical, prepared and resourceful.  You have excellent people skills.
  • You are licensed to practice law in New York and love being a lawyer.
  • An efficient and effective communicator, in plain-English.
  • Eager to learn and improve on the job and are receptive to constructive feedback.
  • Polished and poised with lots of energy.
  • Professional and considerate, treating everyone with respect.
  • Always responsive and often proactive, keeping your clients and the team well-informed.
  • Tired of running your own law firm or are a partner in a fledgling startup and ready to get back to being a lawyer.

YOU WOULD:

  • Report to our Managing Partner, or such other person the firm deems appropriate.
  • Draft, review and revise contracts, agreements and deliver practical advice.
  • Lead by example: with your work ethic, constructive feedback, and positive attitude.
  • Have significant client contact, and
  • Be involved in client development and the growth of the firm.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email Careers@RomanoLaw.com, with the subject line “Mid-Level Corporate Attorney.”
  • Please include (a) your resume, (b) a cover letter, (c) base salary requirement and (d) Who designed the Titanic?, and (e) In your cover letter, please describe why you want to work with us.

Please only apply if you have the requisite experience and you have carefully read all the above.

Senior Business Litigation Attorney

YOU ARE:

  • A stellar attorney with at least 12 full years of experience litigating commercial disputes.
  • Licensed to practice law in New York.
  • Practical and resourceful.
  • On point with legal research and writing.
  • Driven and take pride in submitting a well-written and researched brief to the Court.
  • Experienced in drafting pleadings, discovery documents, and motions.
  • Positive, resilient, and confident.  You are almost always prepared.
  • Eager to learn and improve on the job and are receptive to constructive feedback.
  • Polished and poised with lots of energy.
  • Respectful towards everyone- clients, adversaries, colleagues, and cleaning staff alike.
  • Always responsive and often proactive, keeping your clients and the team well-informed.

YOU HAVE:

  • Been involved in document productions and understand how the process works.
  • Attended court conferences and depositions – if not as a first-chair, as a second-chair.
  • A passion for being a lawyer and in particular a litigator.
  • Efficient and effective communication skills, in plain-English.
  • A great sense of humor and litigation deadlines do not phase you.
  • Experience litigating copyright, trademark, or employment matters (a plus, not required).

YOU WOULD:

  • Report to our Litigation Partner.
  • Draft, review and revise pleadings, discovery, motions and deliver practical advice.
  • Attend court conferences, take depositions and argue motions, as your skills grow.
  • Lead by example: with your work ethic, constructive feedback, and positive attitude.
  • Have significant client contact.
  • Be involved in client development and the growth of the firm.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Email Careers@RomanoLaw.com, subject line “Senior Business Litigation Attorney.”
  • Please include (a) your resume, (b) a cover letter, (c) base salary requirement (d) where are motions returnable in New York County, and (e) why you’d like to work at our firm.
  • In your cover letter, please briefly describe your relevant experience as a litigator.

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.

Virtual Assistant

YOU ARE:

  • Motivated, friendly and a stellar virtual admin.
  • You are practical and resourceful, with attention to detail.
  • Effective in your communication, with a desire to get things done.
  • Well-organized, punctual, courteous and professional.  You enjoy learning and improving.

YOU HAVE:

  • Amazing customer service skills and treat everyone with respect.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Outlook, Office, Excel (and possibly QuickBooks).
  • A stable high-speed Internet connection.

YOU WOULD:

  • Schedule meetings, manage calendars, make reservations and plan travel.
  • Assist with research, organizing digital files, managing Excel spreadsheets.
  • Help with data entry and other clerical responsibilities.
  • Engage with clients, third-party vendors, and others by Zoom, phone, and email.
  • Leave a lasting impression: with your work ethic and positive attitude.

TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Please email your resume and cover letter to Careers@RomanoLaw.com. 
  • In your email, please use the subject line “Reliable and Proactive VA.”
  • In your cover letter, please tell us (a) base salary requirement, (b) the architect of the Eiffel Tower, and (c) why you’d like to work at our firm.

Your application will be considered ONLY if you have followed ALL the instructions above.