Career Opportunities

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

Employee Benefits Attorney
The Indianapolis office of Ice Miller LLP, seeks to add two highly motivated attorneys with 2 or more years of legal experience in employee benefits matters.  The successful candidates will perform a broad range of legal functions in a dynamic, national and prestigious employee benefits practice.  The candidates must be self-starters, with the ability to develop and implement networking both externally and internally; to supervise and mentor paralegals, and have the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  These positions offer sophisticated client work, and the opportunity for as much responsibility as experience warrants.
 
The successful candidates should have a thorough working knowledge of employee benefit law, including pension/retirement plans, and health and welfare plans.
 
Applicants should have excellent law school and undergraduate credentials and references.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include a resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts and references.
Patent Attorney – Indianapolis Office
Candidates with a bachelor of science in computer science, computer engineering, electrical 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.
Patent Attorney - Chicago Office
Our Chicago office seeks to add a patent attorney with 3 or more years of legal experience.

Candidates with a bachelor or masters of science (possibly Ph.D.) in chemical (preferred) or mechanical engineering.   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.  

The successful candidate will be involved in a wide variety of legal activities in Ice Miller's Intellectual Property Practice Group.  Attorneys in this group are experienced in all facets of domestic and foreign  patent prosecution in all technological areas. In addition the Group has extensive experience in  licensing, technology transactions, intellectual property protection and enforcement, and all other activities related to the procurement and enforcement of intellectual property in the USA and abroad.
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 careers@icemiller.com or to the Firm's Director of Legal Personnel and Diversity, Camille Wiggins. 
 
Marketing & Business Development Specialist
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Business Development & Marketing
Job Description:
Job Summary:
The Marketing & Business Development Specialist will assist with all business development and client relationship activities in the Indianapolis office of Ice Miller LLP. 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:
  • Oversee event planning - plan and execute events and sponsorships within prescribed budgets, and work with attorneys to maximize effectiveness of events including a formal follow-up procedure
  • Execute events autonomously
  • Be familiar with venue options
  • Oversee specific business development and client relationship activities, primarily outside of the office, related to sponsorship/programs
  • Utilize Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, InterAction, to support event efforts and capture critical information about clients, prospects, and referral sources.
  • Provide background and research on industries, organizations and prospects as requested by attorneys and/or the Marketing and Business Development Director.
  • Regularly brief partners and the Marketing and Business Development Director on achievement of goals. Disseminate pertinent information relating to events, sponsorships, and media placements.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or related field required
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel and attend events that may be held outside of normal business hours
  • Strong project coordination and organizational skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated team player and ability to multi-task
  • Maintain high initiative and be a self-starter
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
Legal Secretary, Personal Services Practice Group
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Personal Services Group
Job Description:
Ice Miller is seeking qualified candidates interested in a Legal Assistant position within its Personal Services Group.  The person who fills this position will work with the other Legal Assistants, paralegals, and other firm personnel to assist the lawyers in the Personal Services Group in the delivery of high quality legal services to the firm's clients.
 
This position has a strong focus on written communications and creation of legal documents.  The work would include preparing correspondence and proofreading legal documents.  Accordingly, candidates must have a solid understanding of grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and must be attentive to detail.

The work also would include direct contact with the firm's clients and other professional service providers, both by telephone and in person.  Thus, candidates must present a professional appearance and be comfortable interacting with people from all walks of life, including for example, Court staff, other lawyers within the Firm, lawyers from other firms, business owners, executives, farmers, accountants, financial planners, and the spouses and children of firm clients.

The position also includes monitoring, organizing, and prioritizing ongoing client projects.  Thus candidates must be able to keep client files (both paper and electronic) well organized, to prioritize tasks, and to communicate effectively with all levels of clients and internal Firm resources.  A proven adherence to confidentiality is required.
 
Computer skills are essential to the work.  Mastery of Microsoft Word is required, as is a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Candidates must be able to learn and use other software programs that are specific to the delivery of legal services and management of client projects.
 
Employee Benefits Paralegal – Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Employee Benefits
Job Description:
Seeking candidates for an entry level paralegal position with a goal of pursuing a career in this field.  This position requires strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to interact with clients and attorneys.  The job requirements include researching tax law and related governmental agency guidance as well as complex form and chart completion.  The ideal candidate must 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, be able to develop administrative processes to help clients comply with regulatory requirements, and consistently meet deadlines.  A four-year legal studies degree preferred, but strong candidates with a two-year degree in paralegal studies are encouraged to apply.
 
All candidates should have excellent academic records and references.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include a resume, transcript and references.
Employee Benefits Paralegal - Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Employee Benefits
Job Description:
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.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include a resume, transcript and references.
Please direct any questions or inquiries about professional staff openings to professionalcareers@icemiller.com or to the Firm's Human Resources Director, Carrie Houston. 
 
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.