Current Openings

Attorney

Corporate M&A Attorney

McLane Middleton is seeking a Corporate Law Attorney with merger and acquisition experience to join our active private company mergers and acquisition practice.  The ideal candidates should possess either 6+ years’ experience including experience leading and managing mergers and acquisition transactions, or 3+ years’ experience, including experience working on mergers and acquisitions. This position can be based out of any of our five offices in northern New England, with meaningful flexibility for remote work. Equally important is a strong desire and in-depth experience in drafting and negotiating transaction agreements and other transaction documents related to acquisitions and sales of privately held companies.   The candidate would have a strong work ethic and the ability to interact with all levels of an organization on complex transactions as requested.Built on over 100 years’ experience, McLane Middleton helps create a long-term career path to assist professionals in their pursuit of personal and professional achievement.  We offer a collegial team environment, professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and motivating work environment.  The successful candidate must possess excellent academic credentials and communication and writing skills.  Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

 

Qualified candidates should send a resume, writing sample, and transcript to:

Jessica Boisvert
Manager of Professional Hiring and Retention
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


 

Environmental and Energy Attorney

McLane Middleton is seeking an Environmental and Energy Attorney to join our team of skilled professionals.  The ideal candidate should possess 1-3 years’ experience with an Environmental and Energy focus.  The work may include environmental permitting and compliance, environmental litigation and energy project development and siting.  McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and stimulating work environment.  Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

NH bar required, admission in MA a plus.

Qualified candidates should send a resume, writing sample, and transcript to:

Jessica Boisvert
Manager of Professional Hiring and Retention
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


Patent Attorney

McLane Middleton is seeking an experienced patent attorney (8+ years). This individual should have a developed practice, with a focus on patent drafting and U.S./foreign prosecution experience. Prefer technical expertise in the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, materials science software and/or electrical. The position is at our fast growing Rte. 128/Woburn, Massachusetts office. McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast paced and stimulating work environment. Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.
 

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Jessica Boisvert
Manager of Professional Hiring and Retention
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


 

Real Estate Attorney – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton, Professional Association is seeking an entry level real estate attorney with 1 – 3 years of relevant experience for our Manchester, NH office.  General real estate knowledge and a strong interest in real estate law is preferred.  This successful candidate must possess excellent academic credentials, communication, and writing skills. McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and motivating work environment. Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and references to:

Jessica Boisvert
Manager of Professional Hiring and Retention
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


Tax Attorney

McLane Middleton has an immediate opening for an attorney in its tax department, based in its Manchester, NH office.  Qualified candidates should have 2-5 years of law firm or accounting firm tax law experience, including complex commercial transactions, entity creation and New Hampshire tax law.  Experience with, or interest in state and federal tax controversy work is preferred. Knowledge of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code and other state and federal laws relating to employee benefits and executive compensation plans is a plus.  McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and satisfaction in a fast-paced and team focused work environment.  New Hampshire Bar admission or ability to immediately obtain New Hampshire bar admission is required. This is an opportunity to join an established tax practice that works both closely with the firm’s corporate and trusts and estates practices.

All submissions kept confidential.

Qualified candidates should direct cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and references to:

Jessica Boisvert
Manager of Professional Hiring and Retention
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

 


Trusts & Estates Attorney

McLane Middleton, Professional Association, a leading New England-based law firm with over 100 attorneys, is seeking a Trusts and Estates Attorney to join our active and expanding Private Client practice.

Ideal candidates should possess a strong academic record and excellent written and oral communication skills, with 5+ years of experience in estate planning, tax planning, and trust and estate administration.  Experience in asset protection planning and charitable giving is a plus.  Ideally, the candidate would have prior experience working directly with high net-worth individuals and families and their advisors on tax-efficient wealth transfer strategies. This position can be based out of any of our five offices in Massachusetts (Woburn and Boston) and New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord, and Portsmouth), with meaningful flexibility for remote work.

McLane Middleton is regularly listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA, and 57 of its attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America across a broad array of practice areas.  McLane Middleton has a strong tradition over its 103-year history of deep involvement in the communities where its colleagues work and live, and supports numerous charitable and professional associations.  The firm helps create a long-term career path to assist professionals in their pursuit of personal and professional achievement.  We offer a collegial team environment, professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and motivating work environment.  Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should send a resume, writing sample, and transcript to:

Jessica Boisvert
Manager of Professional Hiring and Retention
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

 


 

Paralegal

 

Real Estate Paralegal (Commercial) – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton is seeking an experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal for its Manchester, NH office.  Requires previous experience with conducting title searches, detailed examination of Title abstracts, drafting of real estate closing documents and knowledge of processing commercial real estate transactions including issuance of commercial title insurance policies.  Ideal candidate will be a proven self-starter who is able to work as a team member in providing clients quality legal service in an extremely fast-paced environment.  Primarily New Hampshire and Massachusetts matters.  Prior experience in law firm setting with billable hours experience preferable.  Associates degree or bachelor’s degree preferred with a paralegal emphasis.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Trust and Estate Administration Paralegal

McLane Middleton has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Trust and Estate Administration Paralegal. We are seeking an individual with a broad base of experience including probate and trust administration, working knowledge of the Probate Court rules and procedures and probate accountings, Federal gift and estate tax returns, and familiarity with trust accounting computer programs. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently and have previous paralegal experience in the administration of trusts and estates, including the preparation of U.S. Estate Tax Returns (Form 706). Candidates must have at least an associate’s degree with paralegal studies emphasis; bachelor’s degree from ABA approved paralegal program preferred. Certification from NALA or NFPA is a plus.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Business Administration

Administrative File Assistant

McLane Middleton, a leading New England-based law firm, is seeking an Administrative File Assistant in our Manchester, New Hampshire office.  The firm has over 100 lawyers located in five offices, three in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) and two in Massachusetts (Woburn and Boston).  McLane Middleton is regularly listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA, and 57 of its attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America across a broad array of practice areas.  The firm has a strong tradition over its 103 year history of deep involvement in the communities where its employees work and live. The firm is an active participant in the community and supports numerous charitable and professional associations.

Under the supervision of the firm’s Director of Information Governance, the Administrative File Assistant supports all Central Filing operations, including file retrievals, scanning, circulation tracking, creation and maintenance of electronic and hardcopy folders and filing updates. In addition, it is anticipated that this position will provide support for the maintenance of the firm’s original estate planning instruments, corporate record books, as received from legal professionals within the firm. Day-to-day tasks include inter-filing, creation of new vault pouches, books, creating duplicates for clients, redacting personal information, scanning, circulation tracking and related areas. The Administrative File Assistant also performs data entry and maintenance within the relevant practice and records systems.

Strong attention to detail is required, professional demeanor and attitude, customer service orientation, subject matter interest and a ready willingness to own and accept responsibilities are required.  High School diploma or GED required.

Must be able to lift 40 lbs. and perform repetitive motion tasks routinely, e.g., moving boxes of files, operating binding and hole punch machinery.

Direct cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


 

Legal Administrative Assistants – Woburn, MA

McLane Middleton, a leading New England-based law firm, is looking for two Legal Administrative Assistants in our Woburn, Massachusetts office.  The firm has over 100 lawyers located in five offices, three in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) and two in Massachusetts (Woburn and Boston).  McLane Middleton is regularly listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA, and 57 of its attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America across a broad array of practice areas.  The firm has a strong tradition over its 102 year history of deep involvement in the communities where its employees work and live, and of active participation in the bar and numerous charitable and professional associations.

Supporting one of our practice areas, the Legal Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the following Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Providing general administrative support to assigned attorney(s)/paralegal(s) which may include drafting client letters, fielding client phone calls, coordinating appointments, and calendar management.
  • Provides highly technical document production including but not limited to typing, drafting and editing documents, redlining documents, conversion of documents from PDF to word, scanning, assembling of closing binders and making copies. Proofreads and edits documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format.  Files documents and emails in the Firm’s electronic document software.  Distributes correspondence using email or hard copy delivery.
  • Understands document legal terminology, basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol. Has knowledge of legal document formats such as contracts, and agreements.  Maintains files and all client documentation.
  • Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to ensure instructions are clearly understood and that work is completed as requested. Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
  • Inputs time entries on a daily, weekly and or monthly basis. Opens new client and/or matter numbers; performs conflict checks.
  • Answer telephone calls and take accurate and complete messages, gives information to callers, refers to others, or holds for team members. Provides relevant and timely information to clients and team members (including times when they are out of the office) in a professional, courteous, and effective manner.
  • Brings organizational skills to the role with the ability to provide guidance on the most efficient and effective way to complete tasks. Takes initiative and is self-starter with work.
  • This position is also expected to back-up team members by providing administrative support to other attorneys/paralegals.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of legal admin experience.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral business communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Direct cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


 

McLane Middleton believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, evaluation, discipline, layoff, and termination.