Careers

    At Bricker & Eckler, we take great pride in what defines us and makes us unique among area law firms – our firm culture.

    Everyone at Bricker devotes themselves to understanding our clients’ businesses and industries and spearheading the latest innovations in the practice of law. As an employer, Bricker is known for fostering a positive work environment, promoting collaboration among attorneys and staff, ensuring respect for everyone and properly recognizing a job well done. We also know the importance of developing our employees professionally, have an award-winning focus on health and wellness, and offer flexibility and competitive benefits in an inclusive environment.

    Thanks for exploring what Bricker has to offer. We believe you’ll quickly see what makes Bricker an extraordinary law firm and a wonderful place to work. 

    Experienced Attorneys

    Regardless of where your career began, we hope Bricker & Eckler will be the firm with which you choose to continue.

    Bricker welcomes laterals from a variety of areas, including public sector professions, in-house legal staffs and other law firms. With the assistance of our attorneys and our highly-trained staff, we are committed to helping you and your practice grow. We provide opportunities, training, challenges and resources to enhance your career and also offer a work setting that is both flexible and comfortable.

    If you are a motivated, ethical and respected attorney with an excellent record of performance, we would like to talk with you.

    For more information, contact Patricia M. Lach, Director of Professional Development, at plach@bricker.com. Inquiries will remain confidential.

    Making the Transition

    It may seem difficult to transfer your practice from one firm to another, but Bricker & Eckler makes 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 staff, we will work to ensure that you thrive at Bricker.


    Search Firm Guidelines
    Bricker & Eckler does not accept unsolicited résumés and will not pay a fee for any unsolicited submissions. Any résumé sent without request or prior approval from our Director of Professional Development will be considered unsolicited. In addition, please do not call or email any attorney at our firm without prior approval from our Director of Professional Development. If you know a candidate who might be a good fit for our firm, please send an email with relevant details to plach@bricker.com describing the candidate without revealing his or her name. We will contact you if we wish to obtain more information. Thank you for respecting our process.

    Law Students

    Bricker offers law students an in-depth learning experience that provides exposure to the legal profession, while identifying top legal talent to join our practice upon graduation. The attorneys and staff at Bricker work together to challenge, stimulate and motivate our Summer Associates as they do real client work, collaborate with lawyers, develop camaraderie with their class, and find out what it is like to practice at a respected law firm.

    Thank you for your interest in Bricker & Eckler. Our recruiting for the 2022 Summer Associate Program is now complete. If you have any questions, please contact Patricia M. Lach, Director of Professional Development.

    Construction Law Fellow (Columbus)

    Our firm offers a unique program for engineers or architects interested in transitioning to construction law. The Bricker & Eckler Construction Fellowship combines part-time study with full-time immersion in a real-world construction law department while at the same time making accommodations for exam schedule. For more information, view the Construction Fellowship brochure.

    DEI Fellowship

    Consistent with our rich tradition and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, Bricker & Eckler annually awards the Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship, which provides one law student with a valuable employment experience early in his or her legal career.

    Resources

    Looking for a great summer experience? Download our summer associate program booklet to learn how you can work, play and grow at Bricker & Eckler. Additional information can be found on Bricker’s NALP Snapshot
     

    Other Professionals

    From paralegals and legal assistants to technology, finance and marketing specialists, we are continuously seeking innovative, service-oriented staff members.  Across our six Ohio offices, we rely on a diverse group of individuals to help our attorneys provide the highest quality legal services, responsive turnaround and excellent client service.

    To view and apply for our current professional staff openings, click here.

    Current Openings

    Bricker & Eckler has offices located in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dayton, Marietta, Barnesville and Lebanon, Ohio. Bricker & Eckler is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Please, no telephone calls or recruiters.

    Lateral Attorneys

    Construction Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP seeks an associate to join its Construction Law Practice Group.  2+ years’ experience in the practice of construction law is preferred. 

    Candidates should also possess excellent academic credentials, high ethical standards, strong writing, analytical and communication skills, a desire to learn, and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.  Must possess strong workload management skills and be able to work with multiple attorneys on a variety of assignments. Office preference flexible (Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and/or, Dayton).

    Employee Benefits Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an experienced attorney to join their Labor & Employment team. Successful candidates will have at least 7+ years experience working with employee benefits. Additional experience in the design, implementation and administration of qualified retirement plans, health and welfare plans, executive compensation plans, insurance benefits, fringe benefits, deferred compensation, and incentive bonus programs are a plus. 

    Candidates should also possess strong academic credentials and ethical standards, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work both independently or collaboratively with a team. Office location may be flexible and part-time arrangements will be considered.

    Employment/Education Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an attorney to join its expanding Education Law team. Successful candidates will have at least 3+ years of labor/employment experience or experience representing K-12 schools or other public entities. Candidates should also possess strong academic credentials, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. Office location may be flexible.

    Higher Education Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an attorney to join its expanding Higher Education law team. Successful candidates will have at least 2+ years’ experience in general higher education issues with a particular focus on one or more of the following: general litigation, administrative agency complaints, public records, student affairs, employment, investigations, Title IX, ADA, Clery Act, FERPA, financial aid, accreditation, data security and privacy, general transactional matters, and/or risk management.

    Candidates should also possess exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team. Office location may be flexible and part/full-time arrangements are welcome.

    Practice Support Attorney/Manager

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an experienced Practice Support Attorney or Manager to provide support to all legal departments in the areas of e-discovery training, project management, processing, document review and production. The ideal candidate would have 3+ years’ experience – preferably in a law firm setting – with data collection, use of technology to facilitate civil and/or criminal discovery and the end-to-end lifecycle management of litigation support matters. In addition, candidate should have some familiarity with of FTP, Sharefile, Dropbox, Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) and Adobe Acrobat, and a basic working knowledge of the EDRM lifecycle.

    Candidates should also possess strong academic credentials, exceptional written and oral communication skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team. JD, Bachelor’s Degree and/or other relevant certifications are a plus. Office location may be flexible. 

    Public Finance Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an attorney to provide support to its growing Public Finance team. Three plus years’ experience working with, and knowledge of, economic development programs, including tax increment financing (TIF), community reinvestment area (CRA) abatements, joint economic development districts (JEDDs) and special assessment financing a plus.

    Candidates should also possess excellent academic credentials, high ethical standards, strong writing, analytical and communication skills, a desire to learn, and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team. Must possess strong workload management skills and be able to work with multiple attorneys on a variety of assignments. Office preference flexible (Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton).

    Transactional Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an experienced attorney to join its Business Industry Group. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ of varied transactional experience in commercial finance, real estate finance and/or private equity transactions. Office location may be flexible. 

    Candidates should also possess excellent academic credentials, high ethical standards, strong writing, analytical and communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Must possess strong project management skills and be able to work with multiple attorneys on a variety of assignments.


    Bricker & Eckler offers a collegial atmosphere in a democratic environment that values diversity, promotes equity, inclusion and a balanced lifestyle. Interested candidates are asked to submit a résumé in confidence to:

    Patricia M. Lach
    Director of Professional Development
    Bricker & Eckler LLP
    100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH  43215
    plach@bricker.com

    Please, no search firms or recruiters.


    Search Firm Guidelines

    Bricker & Eckler does not accept unsolicited résumés and will not pay a fee for any unsolicited submissions. Any résumé sent without request or prior approval from our Director of Professional Development will be considered unsolicited. In addition, please do not call or email any attorney at our firm without prior approval from our Director of Professional Development. If you know a candidate who might be a good addition to our firm, please send an email with relevant details to plach@bricker.com describing the candidate without revealing his or her name. We will contact you if we wish to obtain more information. Thank you for respecting our process.

    Other Professionals

    To view and apply for our current professional staff openings, click here.