Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP offers associates an excellent environment in which to develop and exercise their legal skills. We believe that ZEK represents an appealing work environment offering challenging legal practice in a firm where outside interests are encouraged (and believed to make you a better lawyer). We are always on the lookout for bright, energetic lawyers who enjoy the practice of law, seek a collegial professional situation and value the importance of a life inside and outside the office. ZEK has been and continues to be committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. *

Unlike other firms, where partners routinely delegate discrete tasks to associates, junior lawyers at ZEK receive significant responsibility for matters assigned to them. Working closely with the Firm's partners, our associates are involved in all aspects of client representation. We strongly support firm-related career and practice development activities as well as outside professional activities.


Litigation Associate, New York, NY

Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP, a prestigious medium-sized prestigious New York-based commercial law firm with a strong banking and corporate litigation practice, and which fosters an environment where talented individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences can work in a collegial atmosphere, seeks a litigation associate for its Manhattan office. The role will include preparation of pleadings and motions, discovery compliance, depositions and court appearances and assistance at trial. Admission to New York Bar required.

The ideal candidate should have at least five years of experience including commercial foreclosures, asset recovery and workouts, and mortgage defense litigation with strong research, writing and analytical skills. The role will include preparation of pleadings and motions, discovery compliance, depositions, court appearances, trial assistance, and direct client contact. See our website www.zeklaw.com to learn more about our firm, which has a 35+ year history of high-quality work and strong integrity, practicing in a collaborative environment and poised for strong growth. Salary range is $165,000 - $205,000, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please forward resume and cover letter to:


Staff Hiring

ZEK is constantly on the lookout for conscientious, energetic individuals to join our legal support team. We offer an attractive compensation package and a professional, collegial work atmosphere.

All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. To apply, please forward cover letter and resume to:

Michael J. Cascio
Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 40th Floor
New York, New York 10036

Lateral Hiring

To apply, please forward a cover letter, resume and law school transcript to our hiring partner:

Philip S. Rosen, Esq. Partner
Zeichner Ellman & Krause LLP
1211 Avenue of the Americas, 40th Floor
New York, New York 10036


* The firm is an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ZEK are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It offers all candidates equal opportunity for employment and advancement based on their ability and without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, civil union, domestic partnership status, gender identity and expression, learning disability, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, familial status, genetic information, citizenship status, physical or mental disability or other classification or characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence, and employment decisions will be made on a nondiscriminatory basis so as to further the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any unsolicited resumes. ZEK is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.