Experienced Attorneys

At Stevens & Lee, experienced attorneys with one year to a decade or more of practice are essential members of our team. We offer the sophistication of a “Big Law” practice while maintaining a low-key and collegial environment. We believe in supporting our attorneys both as professionals and individuals, and know that our unique platform will allow you to excel by doing the best and most challenging work of your career. We are so invested in your success that we look to recruit those candidates we believe will become shareholders.

So that your career will progress quickly, we will take the time to invest in and support you through:

  • Continued training and mentorship to enable you to become a first chair lawyer
  • Ongoing business education and experience to help you better understand our clients and the markets in which they compete
  • Developing deeper relationships with both clients and colleagues as you progress in your ability to deliver increasingly sophisticated services
  • Providing direct access to the clients, shareholders and firm leadership that will help to accelerate your career
  • Honing your legal, leadership and interpersonal skills to enhance both the client experience and your overall job satisfaction

We encourage our attorneys to be more than just lawyers. Our culture is one that encourages participation in the firm and in legal, business, industry and other professional organizations, as well as in community and charitable endeavors. The firm supports a number of organizations and is always looking for our people to get involved and play an important role in their expanded communities. Rest assured, we will support your growth and the development of your network for your benefit and that of the firm.

We invite you to open the door to a new opportunity and work with a selection of the best professionals in the industry today.

Available Positions

Business Research Associate

Duties include preparing research on companies, markets and industries in connection with business development, operations, and client initiatives. Routine tasks include collecting, analyzing and communicating publicly available and internal information. Reports prepared include company profiles, target lists, industry overviews and competitor analyses. The position is based in the Reading, Pennsylvania, office and the firm is accepting entry-level candidates as well as individuals with up to two years of related experience. The Associate is also responsible for maintaining internal documentation, monitoring news topics and assisting in administrative duties as directed. Projects regularly require communications by email or phone, and the Associate should be comfortable using both in a professional capacity.

The ideal candidate must have a desire to do research and writing as their primary job function; be willing to use critical thinking, analytical, & creativity skills for problem solving; and to exhaust all available sources while performing research. In addition, they will also have the following skills/attributes:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • A basic knowledge of business and legal terminology
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills, and the ability to convey written information in a clear, concise and logical manner according to established formatting guidelines
  • Ability to work independently with an attention to detail
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Experience with advanced search features and alternative search methods preferred
  • Enthusiasm to work as a part of the Research team and the motivation to continuously learn about new topics and gain new skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required; General Business, Mathematics, Economics, or Business Intelligence Analysis degree preferred

Candidates may be asked to submit writing samples as part of the interview process.

Qualified candidates should forward a resume to jobs@stevenslee.com with a subject line that includes “RESEARCH ASSOCIATE.”

ESOP Attorney

Due to continued growth and expansion, we have an immediate opening for a mid-level Attorney to join our ESOP (“Employee Stock Ownership Plan”) Group. An ESOP involves a sale of the business to a retirement trust that ultimately benefits the company’s employees. ESOP companies help build community wealth and narrow the income gap for low- to moderate-income families. ESOPs also help keep businesses in the community.

Our ESOP lawyers are part of our SES ESOP Strategies, LLC (“SES”) Platform. SES is a 17-person national consulting firm that combines the expertise of ESOP consulting, financial, investment banking and legal professionals to assist companies in creating and maintaining successful, sustainable employee ownership results through an ESOP.

Our ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years of strong mergers and acquisitions transactional experience. ESOP experience is not required. You will work in a collegial, flexible location from any one of the following offices in Pennsylvania: Bala Cynwyd, Harrisburg, King of Prussia, Reading or Philadelphia. If you are highly motivated and seek growth, development and support while gaining additional substantive experience with increased responsibility, we want to talk to you. Our compensation package is competitive with excellent benefits and accelerated career opportunities.

Qualified candidates should send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: william.mclaughlin@stevenslee.com