Careers
We invite you to inquire about employment opportunities at Rath, Young and Pignatelli.

Our lawyers, professionals and staff have chosen New England as a place to live, to play, to work, and to raise a family.  Many of us come to New Hampshire with backgrounds with large metropolitan law firms.  These large firms offer excellent training and career challenges, but often require a substantial trade-off in lost time to enjoy life.  We pride ourselves on offering a workplace to serve clients with challenging issues, but in an environment that allows balance and pace to your whole life.

Rath, Young and Pignatelli is proud of the breadth and challenge of its practice and its location in beautiful New England.  Our ability to succeed depends on attracting highly qualified lawyers with a commitment to professional growth. Strategic hiring is essential to broadening our expertise, strengthening our service to existing clients and enhancing our prospects for new clients. We require strong writing skills and excellent academic credentials and seek candidates with independence and entrepreneurial spirit, character, sound judgment, and leadership potential.

Current Openings

Corporate Transactional Attorney

Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C. seeks an associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience as a corporate lawyer involved in real estate transactions, entity formations and structuring, mergers and acquisitions, bank lending, contract drafting and negotiation, and other skills normally expected of a corporate/transactional associate.   A detailed job description can be found here.  Send resume, letter of interest and writing sample to Diane Vlahos, Director of Operations, at djv@rathlaw.com.


Senior Tax Associate

 Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C., a mid-sized law firm headquartered in Concord, New Hampshire, with offices in Nashua, New Hampshire, Boston, Massachusetts, and Montpelier, Vermont, is seeking a Senior Associate with 3-5 years of federal and state tax experience to join our national tax practice.  The attorney will support both the long-standing federal and state tax practices. The federal practice encompasses a broad range of transactional matters, including debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, and tax structuring, with a focus on renewable energy.  The state tax practice focuses primarily on representation of multinational companies with state tax matters in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts, as well as representation of New England-based companies with multistate issues.  The ideal candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and will ideally have significant experience with a large national or regional law firm or accounting firm.  This is a rare opportunity to work with a team of experienced federal and state tax lawyers on transactions throughout the United States, all while living in a family-friendly community an hour from both city life in Boston and skiing and hiking in the White Mountains.   Send resume, letter of interest and writing sample to Diane Vlahos, Director of Operations, at djv@rathlaw.com.


Operations Manager

We are looking for a driven self-starter with excellent communication and organizational skills and an enthusiastic attitude.  The manager will work closely with the Director of Operations providing high level administrative and management support related to the day-to-day operations of the firm, including but not limited to HR, marketing, IT, and facilities.  The ideal candidate will be reliable, have a professional demeanor and appearance and always be prepared and responsive, willing to meet each challenge directly.  Previous office management or human resources experience is a plus.

 Job Responsibilities:                                                                       

  • Assist Director of Operations with daily business operations of the firm
  • Administer benefit plans, including enrollments, changes, and terminations
  • Handle new employee orientation and onboarding
  • Assist with workflow coordination of support staff
  • Assist with payroll
  • Track paid time off requests and accruals
  • Liaison with outside IT service provider
  • Assist with facilities management
  • Providing backup support in the absence of the Director of Operations
  • Maintenance of electronic and hard copy files
  • Assist with firm marketing including content, ad development, website updates and social media postings
  • Assist with event planning and special projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business preferred but will consider Associates Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3 to 5 years of experience preferred with facilities management, office management or human resources management
  • Ability to handle confidential matters and information with discretion and diplomacy
  • Problem-solving abilities that adapt to a variety of situations
  • Proficient organizational and time management skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple tasks with multiple priorities in a high-volume, high-energy environment
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to create and maintain solid working relationships across the firm with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and work overtime if needed

Send resume to Diane Vlahos, Director of Operations, at djv@rathlaw.com.