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 Paralegal - Chicago Office
Our Chicago office is seeking candidates with law firm paralegal experience in commercial litigation for a position in our Litigation Practice Group.  This position requires strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to interact with clients and attorneys.  Candidates should have at least three years of law firm litigation experience with e-discovery tools and software, document management and trial preparation.   All candidates 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, and be able to meet deadlines. Must be proficient in excel, power point, trial director, and familiar with docketing software and various ediscovery programs such as relativity and iconnect.  Paralegal certificate, related experience, or degree required.
 
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.
Municipal Finance Attorney - Chicago Office
Our Chicago office seeks to hire an attorney or third year law student with financial or accounting background and/or experience for our Municipal Finance group.  No previous legal experience is required.  All candidates must be highly motivated, team-oriented, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  Candidates must have or be able to develop exceptional client relationship skills.  Pay will be commensurate with experience and credentials.
 
Applicants must have excellent law school and undergrad credentials and references.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include: a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample.
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.
Paralegal - Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office is seeking candidates with paralegal experience for a position in our Municipal Finance Group.  Candidates can be early in their career, but should have experience working with clients, attorneys and other professionals.  Candidates should have a minimum of two years of experience working as a paralegal or equivalent position.  Experience or knowledge on matters related to transactions, banking, finance, real estate closings, business deals, or municipal law is preferred.  This position requires organizational, financial, and oral and written communication skills.  Candidates must be highly motivated with a strong work ethic, and an ability to pay attention to detail and work independently with specific deadlines.  Experience working with clients and attorneys is a plus.
 
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.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Ice Miller offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.
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.
 
Litigation Support Project Manager
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Risk and Information Governance
Job Description:
The Litigation Support Project Manager will oversee all aspects of the electronic discovery process. This position delivers forward-thinking consultation and technical support in order to help plan, organize, research, analyze, argue and present cases most effectively. 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 the coordination of all projects assigned to the Litigation Support department
  • Assign tasks and projects to the firm's Litigation Support Analysts
  • Provide the day to day support of ESI data management and review platforms
  • Oversee the design and development phases of implementing new hardware/software and database systems to meet the Firm's design and reporting requirements
  • Assist in the development of technical standards, policies, and procedures for the utilization in overall litigation support operations
  • Provide case team training and technical support for litigation support applications
  • Assist with providing training to staff on the use of litigation support tools, concepts and procedures
  • Maintain data validity when processing, converting, formatting, importing and exporting data and transcripts into and out of designated databases
  • Responsible for e-discovery in varying electronic formats
  • Recommend technical solutions and provide quality control for all databases overseen as well as assist in diagnosing and correcting production issues
  • Prepare presentation databases, assist with video clip creation and exhibit annotation.
  • Facilitate the development of project objectives, scope and work plans for assignments using best practices and established procedures
  • Utilizes editing and conversion tools and vendor repositories such as: iConnect, IPRO eCapture, West Live Note, CaseMap, SharePoint, LAW pre-discovery, Trial Director or similar solutions
 
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline required; education, training or certification in relevant technologies, in addition to bachelor's degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Practice Management, Litigation Support or E-Discovery role
  • Strong project management skills
  • Preferred candidates will have an advanced user, administrative and working knowledge of litigation support systems including: iConnect, IPRO eCapture, West Live Note, CaseMap, SharePoint, LAW pre-discovery, Trial Director or similar solutions
  • Advanced understanding of the litigation support process
  • Substantial document control and case management knowledge
  • Functional knowledge of data forensic collection and analysis
  • Experience with collecting, managing, organizing and producing e-Discovery
  • Experience in exporting and importing data from a variety of formats
  • Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy while working in high-pressure and time-sensitive situations
  • Must be proficient in time management, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Must be able to perform all essential duties
 
Administrative Assistant to Office Managing Partner
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Employee Benefits
Job Description:
The  Administrative Assistant to Office Managing Partner will be responsible for providing high-level administrative support to legal personnel. The Administrative Assistant to Office Managing Partner 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:
  • Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls and relay messages as needed
  • Manage appointment schedule by scheduling of meetings, appointments, travel, due dates and client-related activities for legal personnel
  • Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Prepare and process outgoing correspondence through mail or fax; arrange for specialized mail or messenger services as required
  • Serve as a communication intermediary between legal personnel, other Firm employees, and external contacts; receive clients and visitors to the Firm and ensure appropriate meeting space and amenities
  • Prepare expense reimbursement and disbursement requests
  • Manage incoming mail and faxes
  • Coordinate travel arrangements, including preparing itineraries, agendas and travel expense reports, booking transportation and arranging lodging, and making arrangements for meeting space and amenities
  • Proactively assist and provide teamwork to legal secretaries when needed and when workload allows
  • Complete projects and special assignments, including determining priorities, managing time, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans
  • Proactively perform the above-referenced essential job duties in a timely fashion to meet, and preferably exceed, the turnaround requirements of legal personnel and the deadlines for the work
  • Participate in training to assume job duties of a legal secretary
 
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Excellent clerical skills and knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Exceptional customer service skills in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Detail-oriented and able to work independently and proactively
  • Computer-proficient, with intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • 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 job duties as outlined above
  • Available to work 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Legal Secretary
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Public Affairs Practice Group
Job Description:
The Legal Secretary will be responsible for providing high level administrative support to legal personnel.  Applicants 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:
  • Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls as needed
  • Manage appointment schedules by scheduling of meetings, appointments, travel, due  dates and client-related activities for legal personnel
  • Manage incoming mail and faxes
  • Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation, and spelling
  • Prepare and process outgoing correspondence; arrange for specialized mail or messenger services as required
  • Serve as a communication intermediary between legal personnel, other Firm employees, and external contacts; receive clients and visitors to the Firm and relay messages as needed
  • Prepare expense reimbursement and disbursement requests
  • Coordinate travel arrangements, including preparing itineraries, agendas, and travel expense reports; booking transportation and arranging lodging; and making arrangements for meeting space and amenities
  • Proactively assist and provide teamwork to others when needed and when workload allows
  • Complete projects and special assignments, including determining priorities, managing time, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans
  • Proactively perform the above-referenced essential job duties in a timely fashion to meet, and preferably exceed, the turnaround requirements of legal personnel and the deadlines for the work

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Excellent clerical skills and knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Exceptional customer service skills in person, over the phone, and via email
  • Detail-oriented and able to work independently and proactively
  • Computer-proficient, with intermediate or advanced experience using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • 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
  • Ability to perform all essential job duties as outlined above
  • Available to work 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Knowledge Management and Information Governance Specialist
Location: Columbus
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
Director of Knowledge and Library Services
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Salary
Department: Risk and Information Governance
Job Description:
The Director of Knowledge and Library Services 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

     
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

 
Marketing and Business Development Coordinator
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Business Development & Marketing
Job Description:
The Marketing & Business Development Coordinator will assist and provide support to event, sponsorship and other business development/client relationship activities originating from the Indianapolis and Illinois offices 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:
  • Assist the Firm’s Marketing & Business Development Specialist with the logistical planning of Firm originated events such as seminars, webinars, breakfasts, lunches, dinners and receptions. This would include assisting with venue research, the creation and distribution of event invitations, RSVP monitoring, as well as day-of, on site assistance which may include greeting and directing attendees/participants.
  • Provide marketing support related to sponsorships as needed. This would include filing executed sponsorship agreements, as well as the execution of the various deliverables included with the sponsorship.
  • Work with Firm attorneys to maximize the effectiveness of events and sponsorships by assisting with appropriate follow-up.
  • Be knowledgeable about venue options.
  • Utilize the Firm’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, InterAction, to support event and sponsorship efforts and capture critical information about clients, prospects, and referral sources.
 
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
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.
 
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