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Employer Recruiting Services

Our reputation for developing practice-ready professionals makes Albany Law students and graduates a much sought after talent pool. Our students and alumni are hired by AmLaw 100 law firms, premiere government offices and agencies, public interest organizations, and the highest levels of the judiciary.

Recruiting Albany Law Talent

Utilize AlbanyLaw Link to participate in our on- and off- campus recruiting programs. Interviews are conducted at the Career and Professional Development Center and in New York City during the months of July and August.  Our spring on-campus recruiting program takes place in February and March and includes the 1L class.

Some of the employers who have hired Albany Law School students and graduates include:

Public Interest

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (Anchorage, AK)
Defenders of Wildlife – Washington, DC
Disability Rights New York (DRNY) – Albany, NY
Empire Justice Center - Albany, NY
Environmental Advocates of New York – Albany, NY
Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. – Ithaca, NY
Mercy for Animals – Los Angeles, CA
The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York, Inc. – Albany, NY
The Legal Project, Capital District Women’s Bar Association – Albany, NY
The Door – New York, NY
Southern Coalition for Social Justice – Durham, SC
Urban Justice Center – New York, NY

Government

New York State Court of Appeals
New York State Office of the Governor, Executive Chamber – Albany, NY
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
Office of the New York State Attorney General – Albany, NY
US Attorney’s Office, Northern District of New York – Albany, NY
US Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of New York – Central Islip, NY
US Attorney’s Office, Western District of New York – Rochester, NY
US Department of Justice, Professional Responsibility Advisory Office – Washington, DC
US Department of Veterans Affairs, Albany Stratton VA Medical Center – Albany, NY
US Securities and Exchange Commission – Washington, DC

Judicial

New York State Court of Appeals
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department
New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York
US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit – Rutland, VT
US Court of International Trade
US District Court, Southern District of Texas – Houston, TX
US District Court, Eastern District of Texas – Tyler, TX
US District Court, Southern District of New York – White Plains, NY
US District Court, Northern District of New York – Albany, NY
US District Court, Western District of New York – Rochester, NY

Private Law Firms

Barclay Damon, LLP - Syracuse, NY
Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC – Albany, NY
Brewer Attorneys & Counselors – New York, NY
Cahill Gordon & Reindel – New York, NY
Couch White, LLP – Albany, NY
Coughlin Gerhart, LLP - Binghampton, NY
Dorf & Nelson LLP – Rye, NY
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, LLP – New York, NY
Hage & Hage LLC – Utica, NY
Harter Secrest & Emery – Rochester, NY
Harris Beach, PLLC - Pittsford, NY
Hinman, Howard & Kattel, LLP - Binghampton, NY
Holland & Knight, LLP – Boston, MA
Hodgson Russ LLP, Buffalo, NY
Jones Day – Cleveland, OH
Milbank - New York, NY
McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC – Albany, NY
McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C. –Albany, NY
O’Connell & Aronowitz, P.C. – Albany, NY
Pattison, Sampson, Ginsberg & Griffin - Troy, NY
Seward & Kissel LLP – New York, NY
Smith, Sovik, Kendrick & Sugnet , P.C. - Syracuse, NY
The Towne Law Firm, P.C. - Albany, NY
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP – Albany, NY>
Woods Oviatt Gilman, LLP - Rochester, NY
Young/Sommer, LLC - Albany, NY

Employers also have the option to post summer, post-graduate, part-time, and lateral positions, at any time, on our password-protected online job board, AlbanyLaw Link. AlbanyLaw Link is accessible to Albany Law School students and alumni.

If your organization is interested in participating in Albany Law School’s recruiting programs, please contact our Associate Director of Employer Partnerships & Outreach, Meg Wager.

Recruiting Information

Albany is within a three-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Montreal, and it is served by an excellent air and rail transportation system.

Hire Albany Law Alumni

The number of requests we receive for talented alumni often outpaces the number of alumni we are working with! Thus, we invite all employers who are seeking to hire an Albany Law lateral attorney to post with us and to utilize our social media pages.

Post lateral positions on AlbanyLaw Link.

Visit the Albany Law Alumni LinkedIn page.

Visit the Career and Professional Development Facebook page.