Career Opportunities

If you are considering a career with Ice Miller our current openings are listed below.  

Ice Miller LLP believes in a work environment that is collaborative, friendly, and supportive. To maintain our culture, we are committed to building an environment where intelligent and diverse people want to work, individuals grow to develop and perform at their fullest potential, and our Ice Miller community has the protections of improved options regarding health, wellness and financial security. With offices in Columbus, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, New York and Washington, D.C., our attorneys and professional staff are among the best and the brightest.

Ice Miller's 2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholar Program
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: corporate, 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 this summer in our Indianapolis office.  Please include the following information when applying:  a cover letter (referencing your application for the LCLD Scholar program), resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts, writing sample, and list of references.
Private Equity Finance Attorney – New York Office
Our New York office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with 3 to 6 years of experience in lending transactions, including lender-side representation and/or sponsor representation in private equity acquisition financing transactions and junior capital/mezzanine financings.  Candidate will also have strong working knowledge of financing structures, credit agreements, security agreements and bank commitment papers.  Additional experience in matters related to mergers and acquisitions, finance, private equity, structured equity financings, growth capital transactions and other general corporate transactions is also needed.
 
All candidates must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills, is a must.  Candidates must have exceptional client relationship skills.
 
Applicants must have excellent law school and undergrad credentials and references, and are asked to apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include: a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences; cover letter; law school and undergraduate transcripts; references and a writing sample.

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.
 
All candidates should have excellent law school credentials and references.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample.
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.
 
All candidates should have excellent academic records and references.   Please include a resume, transcript and references.
Immigration Paralegal – Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office seeks a paralegal for our Immigration Practice.  The successful candidate will prepare and file a variety of employment-sponsored immigration petitions and business immigration related filings (non-immigrant and permanent residence) under the direction of multiple attorneys in our Immigration Practice.  This position requires day to day direct client correspondence.  Candidates must have exceptional skills in time management, organization and attention to detail.  Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently.  Must be able to independently monitor numerous deadlines and creatively adapt to clients’ urgent needs and priorities.  Candidates must be highly motivated with strong work ethic and exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.  Bachelor's degree required.  Foreign language fluency and two to five years of private or governmental paralegal experience in the immigration process is preferred.  As respect of diversity is important to the Firm's culture, the ability to show respect and work with integrity and sensitivity to cultural differences is expected.

All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include: a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences; a cover letter; transcripts and references.

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 about attorney openings to the Firm's Director of Legal Personnel and Diversity, Camille Wiggins. 

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.
 
Assistant Controller
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Finance Department
Job Description:
The Assistant Controller will be responsible for assisting the Director of Firm Accounting and Chief Financial Officer.  The Assistant Controller should be efficient, accurate and have the ability to prepare financial and operational reports.  The Assistant Controller must have the ability to maintain strict confidentiality due to the nature of the job. 

Essential Job Duties:
  • Assists in compliance with federal, state and local tax issues regarding payroll withholding as well as partnership taxes.
  • Operates all aspects of FAS asset accounting including adding assets, calculating depreciation and running year-end reports for tax purposes
  • Records and tracks annual accrual account
  • Reconciliation of all Ice Miller and LLC bank accounts
  • Maintains accurate record keeping and tracking of all LLC transactions that roll-up into the LLP.  Balance all figures monthly
  • Assists in drafting monthly reports and collecting information for year-end tax returns
  • Assists with gathering information for outside Auditors
  • Assists with maintaining accounting controls and procedures documentation
  • Reviews Elite database content for errors and inaccuracies
  • Assists with special projects and ad hoc reports as assigned by the Director of Firm Accounting and the Chief Financial Officer
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervisio
  • Must understand the Firm and its functions
  • Ability to provide accurate and timely reports
  • Ability to prioritize duties and use good judgment when handling requests of the accounting department, external departments and law personnel
  • Must be able to work with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Must have highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Must have professional demeanor and appearance
  • Demonstrated confidentiality is required due to the nature of the job description
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties 
     
Manager of Administrative Services
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Human Resources Department
Job Description:
The Manager of Administrative Services will be responsible for providing leadership in managing the day-to-day operations of the support personnel in the Firm's Indianapolis office.  The departments reporting to this manager are Special Support Services, Floor Advisors, Legal Secretaries and Resource Secretaries.


Essential Job Duties:
  • Management of day-to-day activities of the secretarial/clerical staff, including timecards, assignments/ back-up coverage, interviews, hiring, evaluations and the implementation of an employee recognition system.
  • Oversee Floor Advisors' scheduling of administrative staff each week to ensure necessary coverage of resources (staff and technical) in each practice group; distribute a weekly resource secretary schedule.  Develop and implement procedures to increase efficiency of the scheduling process.
  • Work with Human Resources and the IT Training Department to develop training initiatives for all new administrative support staff as well as suggesting ongoing educational offerings.  Develop standard methods of completing certain processes and work with the training department to ensure all staff are trained regarding the "best practice".
  • Provide leadership in the management of workload assignments by overseeing the flow of work assignments into a practice group and assist in setting priorities; direct staff whose workload is low to other assignments to complete Firm-wide work efficiently.  Monitor overtime on a monthly basis and review workload distribution for personnel with significant overtime.
  • Participate in the evaluation and development of all staff supervised in each department
  • Review quality of work for all departments; make suggestions for areas that need improvement
  • Monitor and improve, when needed, the customer service levels of all staff supervised
  • Liaison with the Accounting Department regarding issues with submitting time late
  • Communicate important issues to and from the Firm to and from all reporting departments; maintain presence on the Firm's intranet to update pertinent information and announcements.
     
Minimum Requirements:

  • Human Resource experience working in a law firm (100+) or a professional services firm or combination with relevant industry experience is preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and change priorities frequently.
  • Position may require varying schedule and travel to other Firm's locations. 
  • Ability to stand firm regarding rules and policies while knowing when it is appropriate to make exceptions while staying calm and professional.
  • 3-5 years project management experience
  • Ability to work well with all levels of employees, staff-executive.
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties
Receptionist
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Human Resources Department
Job Description:
The Receptionist is responsible for providing an excellent first impression to the Firm's clients and visitors. The employee will greet and welcome visitors and direct them to the appropriate personnel. The employee must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment with time-sensitive materials, and maintain strict confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
 
Essential Job Duties:
  • Welcome visitors by greeting them in a professional manner, in person or on the phone,
  • Escort visitors to meeting location
  • Contact appropriate staff member or attorney to notify of guests' arrival
  • Answer incoming phone calls
  • Answer or refer inquiries to other internal personnel
  • Direct incoming inquiries to appropriate sections/attorneys/staff through questioning and knowledge regarding firm personnel
  • Accept and sign for packages or deliveries, as needed
  • Occasional filing, bookkeeping and scheduling
  • Assist with Meeting Room Manager scheduling
  • Provide administrative support to the Firm as delegated by manager
  • Adapt the usage of LinkedIn and other CRMS to accurately identify clients and create memorable moments.
     
Minimum Requirements:
  • 1-3 years of customer service experience; previous receptionist experience preferred
  • Strong customer service orientation to all internal and external customers
  • Ability to appropriately use a multi-line telephone system
  • Computer literacy includes Microsoft Office products and a strong adaption to social media platforms
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties
Accounting Database Clerk
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Finance Department
Job Description:
The Accounting Database Clerk will be responsible for assisting the department in the monitoring and updating of all accounting information systems. The employee must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment with time-sensitive materials, and maintain strict confidentiality due to the nature of the position.
 
Essential Job Duties:
  • Manage and administer assigned data across all accounting information systems including Elite and Webview
  • Ensure high levels of data quality, integrity, availability, accuracy, completeness and consistency
  • Standardize data naming, establishing consistent data definitions, monitoring/auditing the data quality and executing cleansing and extraneous data
  • Administer all necessary create/read/update/delete requests to appropriate master data clients, matters, time keepers, and vendors
  • Monitor all newly created or updated data records for accuracy and completeness
  • Identify and manage the escalation and resolution of data quality issues in a cost-effective and timely fashion
  • Run designated reports that will support analytics, data accuracy, metrics, reporting, etc.
  • Ensure that all data management standards reflect existing firm policies, as well as, client specific requirements
  • Coordinate flow of information between departments for responsible data elements
  • Respond to and provide appropriate information for all accounting data related questions and inquiries
  • Assist Accounting Department in miscellaneous projects as needed
  • Accomplish accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma required
  • Higher education, bachelor or associate degree in Accounting field preferred
  • General understanding of general Accounting principles
  • Previous experience in the legal industry a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office product
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Must have problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to prioritize duties and use good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to deal courteously and effectively with a diverse group of people, both on the phone and in person. Must be able to work with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties
Billing Specialist
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Finance Department
Job Description:
The Billing Specialist will be responsible for the daily processing of billing memos, edits, generating draft and final invoices, providing client cost documentation and supporting billing partners and their assistants during the monthly billing process.  The employee must be capable of working in a fast paced environment with time sensitive materials, and maintain strict confidentiality due to the nature of the position.  This position reports to the Manager of Client Accounting.
 
Essential Duties:
  • Perform all daily billing functions for attorneys including but not limited to: client, personal, insurance (COBRA & retired partner), audit letter, third party, and non-client disbursement
  • Process billing retainers and application bills
  • Process edits, write-offs, cancellations, splits of time on billing memos
  • Proactively determine solutions for handling unique billing situations which may arise
  • Process electronic invoicing of clients using client-determined external websites
  • Create draft invoices for review
  • Process and mail final copies of invoices (in all formats, paper, ledes, email)
  • Run proformas each month to be distributed to billing partners'
  • Ability to run reports, analyze data and prepare spreadsheets.
  • Reprint invoices and reports as needed
  • Follow up on pending and/or late billing memos and invoices
  • Print time/expenses and timekeeper reports
  • Process timecard modifications as needed
  • Assist Accounting Department in miscellaneous projects as needed
Minimum Requirements: 
  • High School diploma required
  • Higher education, bachelor or associate degree in Accounting field preferred
  • Strong bookkeeping background
  • General understanding of electronic billing
  • Previous experience in the legal industry a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Able to adapt to fast pace work environment
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage time
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Must be organized
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to prioritize duties and use good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to deal courteously and effectively with a diverse group of people, both on the phone and in person. Must be able to work with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties

Please direct any questions or inquiries about professional staff openings to the Firm's HR Generalist, Jennifer Sizelove.
 
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.