Career Opportunities

Ice Miller's current attorney openings are listed below. 

Ice Miller is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other unlawful factor. This commitment to equal opportunity applies to all aspects of employment including selection, training, assignment, promotion, compensation, transfer, performance evaluation, administration of personnel policies, discipline and discharge.

Please apply online for one of our openings or to include your information in our candidate database.  Please include a resume as well as law school and undergraduate transcripts.

Please direct any questions or inquiries to the Firm's chief talent acquisition officer and director of strategic planning Susan Schonfeld.

Ice Miller is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other unlawful factor. This commitment to equal opportunity applies to all aspects of employment including selection, training, assignment, promotion, compensation, transfer, performance evaluation, administration of personnel policies, discipline and discharge.

Patent Associate – Indianapolis Office

Ice Miller LLP, a firm with over 300 attorneys and offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, New York, DuPage County, Ill., Indianapolis, and Washington, D.C., seeks to add a patent attorney with 3 or more years of patent prosecution experience to its Indianapolis office.

Candidates with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, or mechanical engineering (or similar) are preferred. Other intellectual property or business experience is also preferred in the areas of engineering, patent prosecution and technology licensing. Must be admitted to the Patent Bar.

Candidate must excel in team environment and have the personality to develop and implement networking skills both externally and internally. Must be a highly motivated self-starter, with excellent business judgment and flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

The successful candidate will perform a broad range of legal functions in Ice Miller's Intellectual Property Practice Group. Attorneys in this group are experienced in patent prosecution in all technological areas, licensing, technology transactions, intellectual property protection and enforcement (including litigation), and general intellectual property strategies. Additionally, once the candidate demonstrates a high level of proficiency in all aspects of the practice, the attorney will have the option of choosing any of Ice Miller’s other offices as a primary office.

Applicants should have excellent law school and undergrad credentials and references. Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Lillian Penn at Lillian.Penn@icemiller.com.

Commercial Litigation Attorney
Our Indianapolis office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with four to five years of experience in commercial litigation who will perform a broad range of legal functions in a dynamic litigation practice. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills. We seek a highly motivated self-starter, with sound business judgment and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This position offers very sophisticated client work; therefore, candidates must have strong client-relationship skills. Courtroom, deposition, and expert witness preparation experience are preferred, as is insurance coverage or environmental litigation experience. All candidates should have excellent law school credentials and references. Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Lillian Penn at Lillian.Penn@icemiller.com.
Ice Miller's 2017 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholar - Indianapolis Office
Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas.  Ice Miller offers a broad array of capabilities in virtually all areas of legal practice including: business, patents and trademarks, bankruptcy, lobbying, labor and employment, litigation, employee benefits, real estate, municipal finance and public law.  Ice Miller has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, DuPage County, Ill., Indianapolis, Washington, D.C., and New York.

Ice Miller is pleased to participate in the LCLD Scholars Program.  One (1) LCLD Scholar position will be awarded to a diverse 1L law student to work in our 2017 Summer Program in our Indianapolis office.  The best candidates are adept at working in a team environment, have excellent interpersonal skills, have served in leadership positions, and have had a variety of work and volunteer experiences.  Strong academic credentials are expected.  The 10 week summer program offers opportunities for client contact, networking and social activities, and a competitive weekly stipend.  Please send a cover letter (referencing your application for the LCLD Scholar Program), resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Lillian Penn at Lillian.Penn@icemiller.com.
Qualified Plan Work Benefits Attorney - Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with 3 or more years of experience in qualified plan work who will perform a broad range of legal functions in a dynamic employee benefits practice, with over 16 practicing professionals focused solely on employee benefits.  
 
Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills. Must be a highly motivated self-starter, with sound business judgment and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  This position offers very sophisticated client work and therefore candidates must have strong client-relationship skills.  Candidates should have good working knowledge of employee benefits law in pension and retirement plans.
 
All candidates should have excellent law school credentials and references.   Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Lillian Penn at Lillian.Penn@icemiller.com.
Health and Welfare Benefits Attorney - Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with 3 or more years of experience in health and welfare benefits matters, who will perform a broad range of legal functions in a dynamic employee benefits practice, with over 16 practicing professionals focused solely on employee benefits.
 
Must be a highly motivated self-starter, with excellent business judgment and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  This position offers very sophisticated client work. Candidates should have good working knowledge of health and welfare related federal laws and guidance.
 
All candidates should have excellent law school credentials and references.   Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Lillian Penn at Lillian.Penn@icemiller.com.
Alternative Investments Attorney - Columbus Office
We are seeking an attorney with 6 to 10 years of relevant experience to join our Alternative Investments practice. While we would prefer that the attorney be located in our Columbus office, we can accommodate an arrangement with the attorney joining any of our offices. This position involves representing institutional investors in their investments in the alternative asset class, across the full range of investment strategies and structures. Client investments are primarily fund-based but also include separate account/IMA, fund of one and direct and indirect co-investment structures. For certain clients we also advise on general investment management transactions outside of the alternative asset area.
 
Candidates that have experience representing institutional investors are preferred, but attorneys with experience on the GP/investment manager side are also encouraged to apply. Additional experience in matters related to securities, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and other general corporate transactions is expected.
 
All candidates must be team-oriented and able to take ownership of client relationships and transactions. Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as analytical and organizational skills, are a must.
 
Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Lillian Penn at Lillian.Penn@icemiller.com.
Employee Benefits Attorney - Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with at least 3 years of experience in employee benefit matters who will perform a broad range of legal functions in a dynamic employee benefits practice.  This attorney will be joining a large employee benefits group with a national practice.
 
Must be a highly motivated self-starter, with excellent business judgment and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  This position offers very sophisticated client work.  Candidates should have a working knowledge of employee benefit law in pension/retirement plans and/or health and welfare plans.
 
Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Lillian Penn at Lillian.Penn@icemiller.com.
Employee Benefits Paralegal - Indianapolis Office
Seeking candidates with extensive Paralegal experience for a position in our Employee Benefits Practice Group focusing in qualified plan work. This position requires strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to interact with clients and attorneys. The ideal candidate must have qualified plan work and health care experience, be highly motivated with a strong work ethic, possess exceptional attention to detail, be able to work independently, possess strong writing skills, be creative in working with clients and attorneys, and be able to meet deadlines. Paralegal certificate, related experience, or degree required.
 
Please submit a resume, transcript and references.
Litigation Paralegal - Columbus Office

Our Columbus office is seeking candidates with law firm paralegal experience in commercial litigation for a position in our Litigation Practice Group.

Essential Duties:

•Attends meetings with client to determine factual issues and possible documentation sources.
•Candidate should also have experience in various ESI review platforms including Relativity and E-Direct 365.
•Maintains and monitors case calendar
•Assists Attorneys in document review and organization
•Identifies electronic sources for collection of electronic discovery from clients;coordinates collection of electronic files; analyzes the nature and volume of data to be collected; and determines the platform that will be utilized for review of the data in the discovery process
•Tracks document productions in assigned cases
•Analyzes and reviews documents for responsiveness, legal privileges, and personal privacy issues.
•Prepares production of documents to regulatory agencies and civil litigants.
•Assists in the presentation of electronic exhibits, assists in tracking of trial exhibits, coordinates witness appearances and serves as a key contact with court personnel in the logistics of the trial process.
•Prepares notices and subpoenas as assigned; summarizes/indexes transcripts as assigned; prepares witness files; selects and assembles potential deposition exhibits; attends and takes notes at depositions when assigned
•Assists in preparing discovery requests and responses when assigned; summarizes responses from other parties.

Minimum Requirements:

•Bachelor`s degree and/or Paralegal Certificate from American Bar Association approved program; strong academic record desired.
•Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; proficiency in Trial Director.
•Knowledge of current electronic discovery methods and procedures to ensure that data is collected and processed efficiently and in accordance with current court standards.
•Strong organizational and writing skills required.
•Detail-oriented.
•Ability to research, analyze and synthesize large amounts of data.
•Ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects and work effectively under pressure.
•Ability to work independently.


Applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references and should include a resume, cover letter, and paralegal studies degree or certificate (if obtained) with their application.

Business Paralegal - Indianapolis
Our Indianapolis office is seeking candidates with experience as a paralegal in corporate or other transactional matters for a position in our business group.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Assist attorneys in various corporate transactions, including closings of mergers and acquisitions, or financing rounds
  • Prepare and file statutory filings with Secretary of State, including formations, amendments, conversions, foreign qualifications, mergers and dissolutions
  • Provide direct support to clients when needed
  • Draft written consents
  • Prepare Stock Certificates
  • Prepare and file UCC statements, amendments, and termination statements
  • Run and summarize lien and litigation searches
  • Complete and file Form SS-4s to obtain EINs
  • Assist with closings, including preparing signature pages, tracking signature pages, filling in dates, tracking final agreements and providing general support
  • Prepare and manage documents to form new entities (domestic and foreign)
  • Prepare and manage documents for dissolving entities
  • Maintain client records, including Minute Books
  • Prepare, assemble and help distribute closing binders
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate preferred
  • Experience with corporate or other transactional matters preferred
  • Strong organizational and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-pace environment with strict deadlines
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and with a team