Attorney Opportunities

As one of Upstate New York's leading law firms, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP has long enjoyed a reputation for representing clients of all sizes in complex legal matters, and serving the public interest, according to the very highest professional standards. We are always looking for talented individuals with the ability, integrity and initiative necessary to maintain these qualities and ensure that our firm continues to be a stimulating and rewarding place to work. Woods Oviatt offers a collegial working environment that fosters the professional and personal growth of our lawyers. We seek attorneys who are confident in their abilities and creative in their thinking. We also provide an environment that promotes a balance between work, personal, social, civic, and family life in addition to offering a competitive salary and benefits package. We foster a collaborative work environment where opinions are valued and contributions are acknowledged. 



Patent Attorney

We are looking for a Patent Attorney to assist in preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.  Strong writing and interpersonal skills are important.  Electrical Engineering degree required.

Patent Agent

Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP seeks a Patent Agent to assist in preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Strong writing and interpersonal skills are important. Electrical Engineering degree required.

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Searching for a Commercial Real Estate Attorney who is responsible for handling commercial acquisitions and sales, commercial financing, including conduit and capital markets financing, commercial (real estate and asset based) lending representing regional lenders, commercial leasing and land use. Must have 3+ years of sophisticated transactional experience, and will be able to take a leadership role in a diverse and active business and transactional practice group which is one of the largest in the upstate New York area.

Foreclosure Attorney

Searching for an Attorney admitted 1-3 years with general knowledge of the foreclosure process. Court experience preferred but not required. Familiarity with general litigation including discovery drafting, motion drafting, and settlement conferences preferred. Qualities we are looking for – ability to provide high quality work in a high-volume, fast paced environment, confident communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills.


To apply for any of these positions please complete our online application.