At Bricker & Eckler, we take great pride in what defines us and makes us unique among area law firms – our firm culture. We strive to continue our decades-old tradition of fostering a positive work environment, promoting congeniality among attorneys and staff, ensuring respect for everyone, and properly recognizing a job well done. We also devote ourselves to understanding our clients’ businesses and industries and spearheading the latest innovations in the practice of law.
There is a wealth of great things to say about working at Bricker & Eckler, but the driving factor behind the firm’s success is the outstanding and diverse group of people who work here. Our attorneys and staff define our firm and are the reason we succeed every day.
Whether you are coming to Bricker as a lateral attorney, a summer associate, or a member of management or staff, we support the enhancement of your career with a variety of professional development opportunities. We have an award-winning focus on our people’s health and wellness, and we offer a competitive package of benefits in an inclusive work environment.
Please read more at the links in this section. We welcome your inquiries and encourage you to consider joining Bricker & Eckler.
Learn more about our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion.
Regardless of where your career began, we hope Bricker & Eckler will be the firm in which you choose to continue.
At Bricker & Eckler, we support the development of each attorney’s career and we value a diverse background of experience. Providing a seamless transition into a collegial work environment, our firm welcomes laterals from a variety of areas including government positions, public sector professions and in-house legal staffs, as well as other law firms. If you are a motivated, ethical and respected attorney with an excellent record of performance, we would like the opportunity to talk with you.
For more information on becoming a part of our team, please contact Patricia M. Lach, Recruiting/Professional Development Coordinator, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries will remain confidential.
Current Openings for Lateral Attorneys
Making the Transition
It can be difficult to transfer your practice from one firm to another, but Bricker & Eckler helps make the transition smooth for you, your work and your clients. You may not think your business can be portable, but with the assistance of our welcoming team of attorneys and the administrative skills of our highly-trained support staff, we will work to ensure that you and your practice grow and thrive at Bricker & Eckler.
We are committed to provide you with opportunities, training, challenges and resources that will help you successfully grow your practice and enhance your career. Along with these benefits, Bricker & Eckler offers a work setting that is professional yet comfortable. We understand that you have a life outside of the office, and we are more than willing to accommodate your needs with friendliness, flexibility and support.
The Summer Associate Program at Bricker & Eckler LLP has a long and valued tradition, and we encourage you to explore the opportunities of our firm.
Our recruiting program for our 2017 summer associates is complete. In the fall of 2017, we will be seeking law students with strong academic backgrounds and leadership skills for our 2018 Summer Associate Class.
Bricker & Eckler’s summer associate program offers a valuable and in-depth learning experience that provides realistic exposure to the legal profession. The goal of our program is to identify top legal talent to join our firm upon graduation. We give our summer associates a realistic experience working in a respected mid-size law firm. The attorneys and staff at Bricker & Eckler work together to challenge, stimulate and motivate our summer associates as they develop and thrive, doing real client work, collaborating with practicing lawyers, developing a camaraderie with their class, and finding out what it’s like to practice at Bricker & Eckler.
Consistent with our rich tradition and commitment to diversity and inclusion, Bricker & Eckler annually awards the Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship to provide one second-year law student with a valuable employment experience early in their legal career. Read more.
For more information, contact Patricia M. Lach, Recruiting/Professional Development Coordinator, by e-mail at email@example.com.
Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship
Retired partner Charles H. Walker
Consistent with our rich tradition and commitment to diversity and inclusion, Bricker & Eckler offers the Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship.
Established to provide a second-year law student with a valuable employment experience early in their legal career, this scholarship is awarded to a candidate who demonstrates leadership skills, academic strength, service to the community and an overall commitment to excellence, and who has exhibited a meaningful commitment to diversity and inclusion.
We proudly dedicate this scholarship in honor of our partner and trusted friend, Charles H. Walker, whose career and service to our community exemplify a strong commitment to both the legal profession and Bricker's tradition of diversity and inclusion. For many years, he served as a recruiter and mentor to our younger attorneys and helped guide Bricker & Eckler's diversity and inclusion commitment.
Students who will be 2L students in the fall currently enrolled in an ABA-approved law school are eligible to apply for the scholarship. One scholarship in the form of a $10,000 cash award (less any applicable taxes and withholdings) toward law school tuition and other law school related expenses is awarded each year. In addition, the scholarship recipient receives a paid summer associate position.
The application process for the 2016 scholarship is now closed. Please check back in Spring 2016 for information about the 2017 scholarship.
Innovative, service-oriented leaders and team members are welcome here.
Throughout our Ohio offices, we rely on a diverse group of team members to help our attorneys provide the highest quality legal services, responsive turnaround and excellent service.
Our law firm is known for its collegial, professional work environment, our competitive benefits including a recognized focus on wellness, and our shared mission of serving our clients. We even have our own code of ethics and responsibility for each other, called The Bricker Way.
Bricker & Eckler has offices located in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton and Marietta, Ohio. Bricker & Eckler offers a collegial atmosphere that values diversity and a balanced lifestyle in a democratic environment. Alternative work schedules may be considered.
For more information about the firm, please visit our About Us page. Bricker & Eckler is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Please, no telephone calls or recruiters.
- Litigation Attorney
Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking a mid-level litigation associate to join its expanding Cincinnati office. Qualified candidates should possess at least 3 to 5 years of significant litigation experience. Some knowledge of construction law and/or public sector experience preferred. Candidates should also possess superior academic credentials, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. Admission to the Ohio Bar is required.
- Employment & Labor Attorney
Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking a mid-level associate to join its Employment & Labor Law Team. Qualified candidates should possess at least 3 to 5 years’ of significant management-side employment law experience. Some worker’s compensation knowledge preferred. Candidates should also possess superior academic credentials, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. Admission to the Ohio Bar is required.
- Public Finance Attorney
Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an attorney to join its Public Finance Group in the Columbus office. Qualified candidates should possess 3 to10 years’ experience practicing as a bond lawyer and should also possess superior academic credentials, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. Candidates should reference their experience with federal income tax law, federal securities law, health care finance, and multi-family finance matters. This position is an opportunity to grow a practice on an established platform.
- Real Estate Attorney
Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking a mid-level Real Estate attorney to join the Public Sector Industry Group in its growing Dayton office. Qualified candidates should possess at least 3 to 5 years’ of significant public sector transactional real estate experience. Additional transactional experience in financing and/or general corporate matters, a plus. Candidates should also possess superior academic credentials, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. Admission to the Ohio Bar is required.
- Public Sector Attorney (Southwest Ohio)
Bricker & Eckler is currently seeking an attorney to join its Public Sector Industry Group in southwest Ohio. The Industry Group provides comprehensive legal services to public entities such as school districts, colleges and universities, counties/municipalities/townships, libraries, etc. Qualified candidates should possess at least three years of experience representing public sector clients. Additional experience with collective bargaining and litigation a plus. We are open to full, part-time and remote working arrangements, with a preference for those who are interested in working primarily from our Cincinnati or Dayton office. Admission to the Ohio Bar is required.
- Tax/ERISA Attorney
Bricker & Eckler is looking for a tax/ERISA attorney to join its Health Care group. Bricker is seeking an attorney experienced in all aspects of employee benefits, including the design, implementation and administration of qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred and incentive compensation plans; health and welfare benefits plan issues; governmental benefit audits; and executive compensation. Qualified candidates should possess a minimum of 8 years’ experience. Candidates should also possess superior academic credentials, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team.
We are always looking for exceptional talent so if you are considering making a career move now or in the future, we encourage you to submit a resume’ and salary history in confidence to:
Patricia M. Lach
Recruiting/Professional Development Coordinator
Bricker & Eckler LLP
100 South Third Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Marketing & Business Development Coordinator
Bricker & Eckler is currently searching for a Marketing & Business Development Coordinator to become a part of the firm’s strategic in house marketing communications team. Responsibilities include event planning and coordination; writing and editing firm blog posts, bulletins, materials and website; coordinating responses to RFPs; database and email marketing; and assisting with other practice development initiatives. Position requires an undergraduate degree in English, journalism, communications, public relations or related field, and one to three years’ experience in marketing, communications or business development. Law firm experience is a plus. Candidates must possess excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational and customer service skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative team. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint required, along with solid knowledge of website content management systems and various social and digital media platforms.
Individuals interested in one of the positions may contact:
Bricker & Eckler LLP
100 South Third Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215