Career Opportunities

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

Litigation Attorney - DuPage Office
Ice Miller LLP, a regional law firm with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, DuPage County, Ill., Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., seeks to add a litigation attorney with 2 to 3 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 complex and class action litigation, including large document management cases and electronic discovery is preferred, but not required.  This position will be based in our DuPage 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.
 
Applicants should have excellent law school and undergrad credentials and references.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Please include a resume, law school and undergraduate transcript, and a writing sample.
Business Attorney - DuPage Office
Ice Miller LLP, a regional law firm with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, DuPage County, Ill., Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., seeks to add a business transaction attorney within its DuPage County (Lisle), Illinois office.  No previous legal experience is required. 
 
Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills.  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. A business background is desirable.
 
Applicants must also 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; law school and undergraduate transcripts; references and a writing sample.
Municipal Finance Paralegal
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, and Washington, D.C., our attorneys and professional staff are among the best and the brightest.
 
Our Indianapolis office is seeking candidates with paralegal experience for a position in our Municipal Finance Group.  Candidates should have a minimum of two years of experience working as a paralegal or equivalent position on matters related to transactions, finance, or municipal law.  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.  A paralegal certificate, related experience, or degree required.
 
Applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references and should include a resume, cover letter, paralegal studies and/or undergraduate transcript(s) and a writing sample with their application. All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Ice Miller offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.  Ice Miller is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Litigation Paralegal - DuPage County Office
Ice Miller LLP, a regional law firm with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, DuPage County, Illinois, Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., seeks to add a litigation paralegal in its DuPage County (Lisle), Illinois office.
 
Seeking candidates with law firm paralegal experience in commercial, business and construction 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.  Ideal candidate will also have experience with construction cases, mechanics liens, class actions and some experience with preparation of corporate filings and corporate record keeping.  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.  Paralegal certificate, related experience, or degree required.
 
Interested candidates should provide a resume, academic records and references when applying online at www.icemiller.com.
Business Paralegal - Indianapolis
Ice Miller LLP is a regional law firm with offices in Columbus, Cleveland, Indianapolis, Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, and Washington, D.C. Our Indianapolis office is seeking candidates with substantial paralegal experience for a position in our Business Group.  The candidate must have a minimum of two years of experience working as a paralegal on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, finance, UCC issues, entity formation, and general business.  This position requires strong organizational, writing, and communication skills.  Candidates must be highly motivated with a strong work ethic.  Candidates should also have experience working with clients and attorneys, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to work independently under specific timelines.  Paralegal certificate, related experience, or degree required.
 
Applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.  All applicants must apply online at www.icemiller.com.  Candidate should include a resume, paralegal studies and/or undergraduate transcript(s) and references.  Ice Miller offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package for paralegals.
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, litigation and/or 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, as well as enforcement matters, including District Court litigation and PTAB proceedings. 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. 
 
Legal Secretary
Location: Columbus
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Litigation Practice Group
Job Description:
Job Summary:
The Legal Secretary will be responsible for assisting legal personnel in the performance of complex and specialized clerical duties relating to all aspects of the legal process. A 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 draft correspondence, memos and legal documents according to legal staff and Firm requirements using word processing and document management systems
  • Prepare and process outgoing correspondence through mail or fax; arrange for specialized mail or messenger services as required
  • Answer, provide assistance during, and appropriately direct telephone calls for legal staff members as needed
  • Manage scheduling of meetings, appointments, due dates, client-related activities, and case dates on electronic calendars for legal staff members
  • Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Manage the coordination of complex document preparation; ensure all attachments, exhibits and enclosures are intact
  • Create, maintain, and retrieve electronic and paper client files and indexes as needed
  • Serve as a communication intermediary between legal personnel, other Firm employees, and the courts; relay messages as needed

Minimum Requirements:
  • 2 - 4 years of experience in an administrative, secretarial or customer service related role; previous experience as a Legal Secretary preferred
  • Higher education or coursework related to the legal field preferred
  • 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, 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 duties
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 Chief Human Resources Officer, 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.