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.

Ice Miller's 2017 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholar - Indianapolis Office
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: business, 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 in our 2017 Summer Program in our Indianapolis office.  The best candidates are adept at working in a team environment, have excellent interpersonal skills, have served in leadership positions, and have had a variety of work and volunteer experiences.  Strong academic credentials are expected.  The 10 week summer program offers opportunities for client contact, networking and social activities, and a competitive weekly stipend.  Please include the following information when applying online at www.icemiller.com: a cover letter (referencing your application for the LCLD Scholar Program), resume, undergraduate and law school transcripts and a writing sample.
Qualified Plan Work Benefits Attorney - Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with 3 or more years of experience in qualified plan work who will perform a broad range of legal functions in a dynamic employee benefits practice, with over 16 practicing professionals focused solely on employee benefits.  
 
Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication, as well as analytical skills. Must be a highly motivated self-starter, with sound business judgment and the flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced environment.  This position offers very sophisticated client work and therefore candidates must have strong client-relationship skills.  Candidates should have good working knowledge of employee benefits law in pension and retirement 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.
Health and Welfare Benefits Attorney - Indianapolis Office
Our Indianapolis office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with 3 or more years of experience in health and welfare benefits matters, who will perform a broad range of legal functions in a dynamic employee benefits practice, with over 16 practicing professionals focused solely on employee benefits.
 
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 good working knowledge of health and welfare related federal laws and guidance.
 
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.
Summer Associate - New York Office
A summer associate opportunity is available in our New York office to a student who has completed their 2L year of law school, and desires to work in a large, regional law firm. Ice Miller’s New York office is focused in Private Equity.  The best candidate for the summer associate position is interested in transactional work, adept at working in a team environment, has excellent interpersonal skills, has served in leadership positions, and has had a variety of work and volunteer experiences.  Strong academic credentials are expected.  The 10 week summer program offers opportunities for client contact, networking and social activities, and a competitive weekly stipend.  Please include: a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences, cover letter and law school transcript.
Alternative Investments Attorney - Columbus Office
We are seeking an attorney with 6 to 10 years of relevant experience to join our Alternative Investments practice. While we would prefer that the attorney be located in our Columbus office, we can accommodate an arrangement with the attorney joining any of our offices. This position involves representing institutional investors in their investments in the alternative asset class, across the full range of investment strategies and structures. Client investments are primarily fund-based but also include separate account/IMA, fund of one and direct and indirect co-investment structures. For certain clients we also advise on general investment management transactions outside of the alternative asset area.
 
Candidates that have experience representing institutional investors are preferred, but attorneys with experience on the GP/investment manager side are also encouraged to apply. Additional experience in matters related to securities, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and other general corporate transactions is expected.
 
All candidates must be team-oriented and able to take ownership of client relationships and transactions. Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as analytical and organizational skills, are a must.
 
Applicants should apply online at www.icemiller.com. Please include a resume listing all significant and relevant experiences, cover letter, transcript and references.
Private Equity Finance Attorney – New York Office
Our New York office is seeking a highly motivated attorney with 4 to 7 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 Please direct any questions or inquiries to the Firm's chief talent acquisition officer and director of strategic planning Susan Schonfeld.

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.
 
Attorney Recruiting Coordinator
Location: Indianapolis
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Talent Acquisition
Job Description:

The Attorney Recruiting Coordinator will be responsible for managing the recruiting, hiring and on-boarding of attorneys across all Firm locations. 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 Duties
• Manage the pre-employment process including placing ads on job boards, websites and other media for all legal positions
• Coordinate the summer program recruiting process and summer associate program including scheduling of all events
• Coordinate the scheduling of interviews with hiring managers and supervisors
• Coordinate and act as point person for entire on-boarding process
• Serve as a communication intermediary between the Chief Talent Acquisition Officer and Director of Strategic Planning, other Firm employees, and external contacts
• Receive visitors to the Firm and relay messages as needed
• Proofread documents to ensure appropriate formatting, grammar, punctuation, spelling and maintaining firm policies
• Complete projects and special assignments (including: determining priorities, managing time, monitoring progress, problem-solving, and making adjustments to plans)
• Create and maintain reports, files and data to track processes and personnel information

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• 3 – 5 years of administrative experience
• Ability to research and analyze various types of data
• Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with individuals at all levels within and outside the Firm
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitivity as appropriate to each situation and demonstrate a high degree of diplomacy
• Ability to organize and prioritize work and handle multiple projects
• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
• Ability to perform essential duties

Legal Secretary, Municipal Finance
Location: Chicago
Pay Type: Hourly
Department: Municipal Finance
Job Description:

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 Job 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

  • Format and edit Preliminary Official Statements and Official Statements

  • Collect statistics from counties for certain Preliminary Official Statements and Official Statements

  • 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

  • Assist in the preparation and timely submission of timesheets for legal personnel, including preparation of expense reimbursement and disbursement requests

  • Manage incoming mail and faxes under the direction of each legal personnel

  • Coordinate legal personnel travel arrangements, including preparing itineraries, travel expense reports, meeting space arrangements and amenities

  • Proactively assist and provide teamwork to other Legal Secretaries when needed and when workload allows

  • 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

  • Finance or math background preferred

  • Basic knowledge of Bond deals, documents, and closings a plus

  • 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

  • Available to work 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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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