Career Opportunities

Ice Miller's current attorney openings are listed below. 

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 to the Firm's chief talent acquisition officer and director of strategic planning Susan Schonfeld.

Ice Miller is an equal opportunity employer. This means the Firm maintains a policy of employing, assigning and advancing each individual on the basis of his or her own merit without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, creed, marital status, citizenship 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.

Patent Associate – Indianapolis Office

Ice Miller LLP, a firm with over 300 attorneys and offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, New York, DuPage County, Ill., Indianapolis, and Washington, D.C., seeks to add a patent attorney with 3 or more years of patent prosecution experience to its Indianapolis office.

Candidates with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, computer science, computer 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. Additionally, once the candidate demonstrates a high level of proficiency in all aspects of the practice, the attorney will have the option of choosing any of Ice Miller’s other offices as a primary office.

Applicants should have excellent law school and undergrad credentials and references. Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Susan Schonfeld at susan.schonfeld@icemiller.com.

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. Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Susan Schonfeld at susan.schonfeld@icemiller.com.
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.
 
Please send a resume, cover letter, law school and undergraduate transcripts and a writing sample to Susan Schonfeld at susan.schonfeld@icemiller.com.
Litigation Paralegal - DuPage County Office
Ice Miller is seeking candidates with law firm litigation paralegal experience in commercial, business and construction litigation for a position in our Litigation Practice Group in the DuPage office. 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. 
 
Essential Job Duties: 
•Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, statutes and recorded documents 
•Prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, summaries, abstracts, mechanics lien notices and related documents
•Manage, index, and organize electronic and paper discovery documents 
•Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system, court system, and recorders of deeds
 
Minimum Requirements:
•Paralegal certificate, related experience, or degree preferred 
•At least five years of law firm litigation experience with e-discovery tools and software, document management and trial preparation
•Highly motivated with a strong work ethic
•Possess exceptional attention to details
•Ability to work independently
•Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to interact with clients and attorneys
•Must be proficient in excel, power point, trial director, and familiar with docketing software
•Must be able to perform all essential duties

WARNING: Individuals have posed as recruiters for a number of well-known law firms in the U.S. and claim to offer work-from-home positions that do not exist. The imposter recruiters require payment of an application fee and/or ask the candidate to supply credit card or bank account information to obtain a job with the firm they claim to represent. Although Ice Miller is not aware of any such fraudulent job offers being made under our name, we want to caution you about this activity. We will never ask applicants for any kind of payment to apply for employment.

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