Careers for Experienced Attorneys

    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.

    Bricker & Eckler LLP offers a collegial atmosphere in a democratic environment that values diversity and promotes equity, inclusion, and a balanced lifestyle. The Firm asks candidates to submit a résumé in confidence to: Patti Lach, Chief Talent Officer, 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 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 and your clients thrive at Bricker.

    Current Openings


    Construction Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP seeks an Associate to join its Construction Law Practice Group in their Columbus office.  The ideal candidate will possess 3+ years’ experience in the practice of construction law with a focus on transactional matters including experience with the procurement of Ohio public design and construction contracts and the negotiation of contracts for various types of construction projects.  Experience with construction litigation, 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 and desire 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 in a fast-paced environment. 

    Economic Development Finance Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an attorney to provide support to its strong and successful economic development finance team. Two plus years’ experience working with, and knowledge of, commercial real estate finance, public finance, or economic development finance, is a plus.  Successful candidates will have existing exposure to, or a strong desire to learn, tax increment financing (TIF) law, tax abatement law, special assessment law, and other methods of public-private financing.

    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 (Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and 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.


    Health Care Litigation/Medical Negligence Defense Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is currently seeking an experienced attorney to join its growing Health Care Team in our Columbus Office.  Successful candidates will have a minimum of 10 years’ of general litigation and medical negligence defense experience.

    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.  Admission to the Ohio Bar is required. 


    Higher Education Attorney

    Bricker & Eckler LLP is seeking an attorney to join its dynamic and fast-growing education practice.  This team member will ideally have experience in areas of practice that include, but are not limited to labor and employment matters, employee benefits, disability law, higher education compliance, international programs and relationships, general business transactions, intellectual property and licensing, corporate governance and civil rights investigations.  Experience working as in-house counsel or as an outside attorney providing legal counsel to higher education clients is preferred.

    Effective candidates will be licensed to practice law and have strong interpersonal and presentation skills, an enthusiasm for university and college environments and the ability to build and maintain relationships while providing sound legal and practical judgment.

    Remote and/or part-time arrangements may be considered however, flexibility to be on-site when needed may be required.


    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 Chief Talent Officer will be considered unsolicited. In addition, please do not call or email any attorney at our firm without prior approval from our Chief Talent Officer. 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.