Careers

Career Opportunities

Cullen and Dykman LLP is currently seeking lateral partners (or small groups) that fit or complement our firm's existing practice areas with self-sustaining portable business in the following areas:

Banking, For Albany, NY office

Experience representing commercial banks and financial institutions in all aspects of transactional work, with an emphasis on commercial real estate loan agreements, not-for-profit bond finance, and complex commercial financing transactions.  Experience involving acquisition, sale or finance of large commercial real estate projects a plus, as is representation of nonprofit clients involving tax-exempt bond finance. 

Commercial Litigation, For either Albany, Manhattan, Long Island or Newark, NJ office

Areas of concentration include commercial contract litigation, employment and civil rights defense, claims involving employment agreements and restrictive covenants, intellectual property claims, construction and real estate disputes and as well as general commercial litigation matters including shareholder, partner, limited liability corporation member and other complex disputes between and among principals of business entities. 

Corporate Transaction, For either Albany, Manhattan, Long Island, Newark, Hackensack or Princeton, NJ office

Candidate should have a minimum of 7 years' experience in general corporate transactional work, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions. Experience with private placement/Reg D transactions a plus.

Renewable Energy, For either Albany, Manhattan or Newark, NJ office

Representing clients on renewable projects involving solar, wind, biomass, hydro, geothermal and fuel cell generation; Assisting renewable energy developers in siting and permitting of renewable generating facilities; Negotiating power purchase agreements, net metering credit agreements and other forms of renewable electricity purchase agreements on behalf of large commercial, industrial and institutional customers; Assisting developers and lenders in the financing of renewable energy developments, including reviewing financing documents, obtaining stimulus funds and other state and federal financial incentives, and issuing required legal opinions; Experience regarding all aspects of off-shore wind development projects in New York, New Jersey and New England; Assisting clients with the federal hydroelectric project licensing process, including pre-licensing approvals, obtaining federal licenses, and post-licensing compliance; Advising clients on a variety of issues impacting renewable energy development, including public procurement requirements, utility rate analysis, government funding and incentive programs, and compliance with consumer protection laws.

Environmental, For either Newark, Hackensack or Princeton, NJ office

Candidate must have 10+ years of experience representing clients in business, industry, municipal government, the financial community and private property owners on federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.  Admission in New Jersey required and admission in New York preferred.  Experience in the following areas: Representing clients before NJDEP, USEPA, the US Army Corps of Engineers and before local agencies throughout New Jersey; Wetlands, coastal and flood hazard permitting and compliance; Site remediation and brownfields redevelopment; Air, water and solid waste permitting and compliance; Transactional support and environmental due diligence; Litigation involving pollution claims, cost recovery, site development and permitting.

Labor & Employment, For either Albany, Manhattan or Long Island office

Candidate should have a minimum of 7 years' experience in representing employers in areas such as wage/hour advice and litigation, traditional labor matters, individual employment contracts and severance agreements, and discrimination law. Experience with ERISA, employee benefit plans, and employment-related tax issues a plus.

Tax, For either Albany, Manhattan, Long Island, Newark, Hackensack or Princeton, NJ office

Seeking tax attorney to assist growing corporate practice. Candidate should have a minimum of 7 years' experience in corporate and partnership taxation with an emphasis on tax matters involved in structuring M&A transactions.  Book of business a plus but not required.

Small Firm with Tax Capabilities, For Albany, Manhattan or Washington, DC office

The candidate firm would see the benefit of joining Cullen and Dykman and its larger platform to enhance its ability to deliver legal services to its clients.  Practice areas of interest to Cullen and Dykman include Banking, Real Estate, Corporate, Litigation, and Not-for-Profit. Cullen and Dykman would consider practice group(s) in the aforementioned areas in lieu of a full-service firm.

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Cullen and Dykman LLP is an equal opportunity employer.