Kerr Russell welcomes inquiries from experienced, client-focused attorneys who are interested in joining us. We are open to enhancing the firm’s body of knowledge and experience in all practice areas via the lateral hiring process. Our hiring decisions are based on a variety of factors, including legal experience, client responsibility, career objectives, integrity, and character.

One of the clear advantages to working at Kerr Russell is that you will know all of your coworkers and all of your coworkers will know you. The firm fosters a friendly, open-door work environment, where interaction and team building between attorneys at all levels of the firm is an everyday occurrence, specifically designed to facilitate communications and problem solving.   

All attorneys at Kerr Russell are expected to produce a minimum of 1,800 quality, billable hours each year.  While the annual salary for a lateral hire attorney varies based on a myriad of factors, and is determined on a case-by-case basis, all attorneys are provided a generous benefits package when beginning work at the firm. (Please note, some of the following are subject to eligibility requirements and may require employee contributions):

• Health Insurance

• Life Insurance

• 401(k)

• Parking

• Vacation

At Kerr Russell, our first, and highest, priority is client service. Our clients come first, period. Everything else follows.  This commitment to our clients and then to the institution of the law firm guides everything that we do at Kerr Russell, as it has guided the lawyers who have come before us and those who will follow us. 

If you would like to be considered for a lateral hire position, please provide your resume and a cover letter/email to:

Michael Carroll

Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC

500 Woodward Avenue, Suite 2500

Detroit, MI 48226

T: (313) 961.0200

F: (313) 961.0388


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