Career Opportunities

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

Ice Miller LLP embraces a work environment that is collaborative, friendly, and supportive.  To maintain our culture, Ice Miller is committed to building an environment where intelligent and diverse people serve our clients, focus on professional growth and development, and perform to their highest potential.  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.

Litigation Attorney - DuPage County Office
Seeking a mid-level or senior litigation attorney primarily for our DuPage office, but can share time with our downtown Chicago office.  Candidate must have experience with drafting and arguing motions; taking depositions, as well as client responsibility and communications.  Experience in class actions or business litigation is preferred.  The successful candidate will perform a broad range of legal functions.  
 
Candidate must excel in a 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.  Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills.  
 
Applicants must also have excellent law school and undergraduate credentials and references.  All applicants should 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.
Litigation Attorney - Columbus or Cleveland Office
Seeking a litigation attorney with 3 to 5 years of legal experience, including experience with drafting and arguing motions; taking depositions, as well as client responsibility and communications.  The successful candidate will perform a broad range of legal functions.  Experience in business litigation is preferred.  This position will be based in our Columbus or Cleveland office. 
 
Candidate must excel in a 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.  Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills. 
 
Applicants must also have excellent law school and undergraduate credentials and references.  All applicants should 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.
Business Attorney - Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with 1 to 3 years of experience working on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, finance, private equity, venture capital, fund formation, and general business.
 
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.
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.
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.
 
Knowledge Management and Information Governance Specialist
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Risk and Information Governance
Job Description:
The Knowledge Management and Information Governance Specialist will work with practice groups on managing electronic data. This includes data collection efforts and maintenance of databases, data on the network, in various applications and repositories. The employee will also assist practice groups with the maintenance of records and files using manual and automated filing, indexing, imaging, records retrieval and reporting systems. The employee must be capable of working in a fast paced environment with time sensitive materials and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality due to the nature of the position. 
 
Essential Job Duties:
  • Participate in meetings with attorneys, information technology staff and external parties regarding file transfer protocols, data imported and exported to and from the document management system (DMS), network drives and applications
  • Collaborate as a subject matter expert in law firm initiatives to improve and standardize processes relating to the collection and exchange of data in practice groups, between law firms and other external parties
  • Coordinate data collection, imports, exports, migrations and deletions following approved policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with technology, knowledge, records, business development and security managers
  • Collect, analyze, document and execute business requirements relating to the information lifecycle of legal client and administrative information
  • Document findings and recommend improvements in processes, as needed, to improve efficiency and reduce costs and risks associated with information management
  • Document and execute standard processes for data collection, information creation, access, classification, retention and disposition
  • Collaborate with and support KM data collection, competitive intelligence and data analytics efforts.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree in relevant field such as IT, Computer Science, Information Management, Knowledge Management or Library Services
  • 2-3 years information management or information technology experience
  • Information Management, Information Security or Project Management Certifications preferred or willingness to earn. 
  • Knowledge of technology applications relevant to records and information management systems
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Project Management Skills
  • Professional customer service skills ability to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and work independently or as a part of a team.
  • Excellent decision making skills and ability to recommend appropriate decisions
  • Ability to research and analyze various types of data
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties
Desktop Architect
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Information Technology
Job Description:
The Desktop Architect is responsible for design, implementation, and support of the Firm's desktop and remote application technologies. This position provides a high level of technical support and professionalism in a fast-paced environment. This position is open in our Indianapolis or Columbus office.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Responsible for the package, deployment, and patching of desktop and remote access systems and applications
  • Maintain desktop and remote hardware and software standards across entire organization
  • Ensure all desktop and remote technologies in use by end users are working properly; engineer solutions, when needed, to meet the business needs of the firm
  • Develop procedures and documentation to maintain user data and settings while deploying/imaging end user environments
  • Coordinate desktop maintenance with departmental managers to minimize impact to internal and external customers
  • Make recommendations to improve the use of all desktop applications
  • Serve as a resource for Tier II-level Service Desk Support issues to assist in timely resolution on all desktop/laptop hardware and application issues
  • Document all system processes and procedures to ensure standardization
  • Research and provide input on new products and solution
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related field required; or 5 years of equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Previous experience in Application packaging, compatibility testing and software distribution
  • Previous experience in the legal industry a plus
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties
Director of Knowledge Management
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Risk and Information Governance
Job Description:
The Director of Knowledge Management will work extensively with attorneys, business analysts, information related managers, librarians, practice groups and administrative departments to promote knowledge sharing throughout the Firm and its information systems.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Work with project stakeholders, including owners of firm initiatives and projects, and technical team members in support of information/ data collection efforts.
  • Collaborate with project team members and other departments to establish creative solutions to business problems using KM best practices, technology and data analytics to meet firm objectives.
  • Encourage employees to share knowledge, ensuring they are aware of the knowledge management resources available to support their work.
  • Develop and lead training programs ensuring that users are appropriately trained and are using the systems efficiently and productively.
  • Provide strategic KM and research services to the Firm’s lawyers that are tailored to each practice area, jurisdiction or industry.
  • Promote the use of the Firms KM strategy, structure and tools for business development efforts in conjunction with the BD/Marketing team.
  • Coordinate and implement promotion of knowledge and  library services through user instruction, departmental presentations and the development of training materials for all levels of users
  • Responsible for remaining current on technological applications and best practices relevant to the provision of sophisticated knowledge and library services
  • Assist the Firm’s librarians in development of the law library’s short and long-range planning process and help formulate its overall mission, goals, strategies, standards, budgets, and law library service plans
  • Maintain a positive customer service attitude at all times
Minimum Requirements:
  • Computer Science or Information Management related degree. MLIS, MBA or JD preferred. 
  • Ability to get consensus and collaboration across many business groups
  • Ability to explain complex concepts with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to generate enthusiasm
  • Builds partnerships for learning and knowledge sharing
  • Proactive; sets high standards for self; commits to organization goals
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties

     
Application Analyst
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Information Technology
Job Description:
The Application Analyst is responsible for developing, implementing, upgrading and providing ongoing maintenance of assigned system applications. 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:
  • Perform upgrades of assigned system applications including, but not limited to,  monitoring for software patches/new releases, preliminary testing to ensure that patches/new releases do not conflict with other Firm systems, coordinating pilot groups, and deploying upgrades to production
  • Analyze assigned system applications to ensure that processes are effective and streamlined.  Recommend, create, and implement process changes as needed to meet changing business or technology requirements
  • Perform/monitor maintenance and scheduled tasks for assigned applications such as Windows patching, back-ups, data imports, batch processing, etc.
  • Work as an enthusiastic IT team player.  Participate in IT team meetings, brainstorming sessions, and meetings with Firm users by offering suggestions, ideas, and engaging in conversations.  Stay current with, embrace, and enthusiastically promote Firm-wide IT initiatives
  • Promote and embrace a team-approached application support environment by sharing application-specific knowledge with IT teammates. Application-specific knowledge should be shared in a professional, approachable, and friendly manner to ensure that the IT teammates have hands-on experience in supporting the assigned applications
  • Serve as a technical resource for the Firm’s users -- troubleshoot software problems, perform data analysis, create and analyze reports, and ensure the proper use of assigned systems
  • Prioritize and schedule internal client requests to ensure the most critical needs for assigned applications are completed in a timely manner
  • Serve as vendor liaison for assigned applications
  • Serve as a resource for Service Desk support issues to assist in timely resolution on all desktop/laptop hardware and application issues.  Monitor and resolve problem tickets assigned from the Service Desk in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively and professionally at all times with the Firm’s users, vendors, and the IT team
  • Keep technical skills current by attending conferences, training courses, etc.
  • Document all system processes and procedures to ensure standardization
  • Research and provide input on new products and solutions
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by IT Management
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related field required; or 3-5 years of equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of the Windows operating system (PC and Server)
  • Experience with SQL Server, T-SQL, and SSRS
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with requirements gathering and software testing
  • Previous experience in the legal industry a plus
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties

Web and Application Developer
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Information Technology
Job Description:
The Web & Application Developer is responsible for creating user information solutions by developing, implementing and maintaining internet/intranet applications. 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:
  • Define site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality
  • Design and develop user interfaces to Internet/intranet applications by setting expectations and feature priorities throughout development life cycle; determine design methodologies and tool sets; complete programming using languages and software products; design and conduct tests
  • Recommend system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives
  • Integrate applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers
  • Create multimedia applications by using authoring tools
  • Complete applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms
  • Support users by developing documentation and assistance tools
  • Update job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participate in educational opportunities; read professional publications; maintain personal networks; participate in professional organizations
  • Evaluate business problems and operational procedures to identify potential enhancements to assigned systems to meet changing business requirements
  • Prioritize and schedule internal client requests to ensure the most critical needs for assigned systems are completed in a timely manner
  • Serve as vendor liaison for assigned applications
  • Serve as a resource for Service Desk Support issues to assist in timely resolution on all desktop/laptop hardware and application issues
  • Document all system processes and procedures to ensure standardization
  • Research and provide input on new products and solutions
     
Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related field required; or 3-5 years of equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Previous experience with Sharepoint required
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of the Windows operating system (PC and Server)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel
  • Experience with T-SQL, SSRS and Crystal Reports
  • Experience with requirements gathering and software testing
  • Previous experience in the legal industry a plus
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties

 
Legal Secretary, Intellectual Property
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Intellectual Property
Job Description:
The Legal Secretary will be responsible for assisting three (3) to five (5) legal personnel in the performance of complex and specialized clerical duties relating to all aspects of the legal process in the Litigation and IP Solutions Group. The Legal Secretary 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 Duties:
  • Prepare and file patent and trademark application and prosecution documents electronically using the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office electronic filing system
  • Prepare and file federal court pleadings and other documents through the PACER/ECF system
  • Prepare and draft correspondence, memos, and legal documents according to legal personnel and Firm requirements using word processing and document management systems
  • Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls for legal personnel as needed
  • Manage scheduling of meetings, appointments, due dates, client-related activities, and case dates on electronic calendars for legal personnel
  • Proofread documents to ensure appropriate file and case references, application numbers, formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling
Minimum Requirements:
  • Prefer 1-3 years of work experience in customer service, but willing to train someone who has the initiative and drive to learn
  • Higher education or coursework related to the legal field preferred
  • Excellent technical skills and knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Exceptional customer service skills in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Must be detail-oriented and be able to work independently and proactively
  • Computer-proficient, with intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and using TEAS, EFS, and PACER/ECF
  • Ability to organize time and numerous priorities to complete them within time constraints
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment
  • 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.