Careers

Current Opportunities

Kerr Russell currently has openings for highly qualified and dedicated attorneys with the utmost of integrity who desire to further their careers in business/commercial litigation, labor and employment, corporate/M&A, tax and intellectual property. Our requirements are listed below.  All candidates must be licensed or eligible to practice law in the State of Michigan.

 

Corporate/M&A Attorney – 1 to 3 Years

Kerr Russell is seeking attorneys with one (1) to three (3) years of experience in complex business, corporate and M&A matters. Qualified candidates should have some experience in drafting and negotiating stock and asset purchase agreements, limited liability company operating agreements and other contracts as well as other corporate documents. Candidates will have experience in either a law firm or accounting firm setting. Resumes may be sent in confidence to Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, Attn: Eric Lark, elark@kerr-russell.com

 

Corporate/M&A/Tax Attorney

Kerr, Russell is seeking attorneys with one (1) to four (4) years of experience in complex business, corporate, M&A and tax planning matters. Qualified candidates will have some experience in drafting and negotiating stock and asset purchase agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, joint venture documents and various other contracts, as well as some general corporate law experience. Candidates will have experience in either a law firm setting with some tax experience in a transactional/corporate practice or in the tax group of an accounting firm with some transactional/corporate experience. Resumes may be sent in confidence to Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, Attn: Eric Lark, elark@kerr-russell.com

 

Labor and Employment Attorney

Kerr Russell is seeking a full time attorney to join our expanding Labor & Employment Group in our Detroit office. The successful candidate will have two (2) to six (6) years of experience providing advice and counsel, and handling litigation, relating to all aspects of federal and state employment law, including wage and hour, harassment and discrimination, restrictive covenants, employee performance, terminations, investigations and other employment related issues. Experience handling either traditional labor law matters and/or ERISA/employee benefits is a plus. The successful candidate must be able to work within a team environment, communicate clearly and concisely, manage multiple projects, and identify and resolve problems quickly. Our firm offers a collegial environment and the ability to practice with one of the oldest and most respected law firms in Michigan. Interested candidates may send their resumes in confidence to Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, Attn: Eric Lark, elark@kerr-russell.com

 

Corporate/M&A Attorney – 4 to 7 years

Four (4) to seven (7) years of experience in complex business, corporate and M&A matters is a requirement for this position.  Qualified candidates should also have the ability to draft and negotiate stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, joint venture documents, sales agreements and various other contracts. Resumes may be sent in confidence to Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, Attn: Eric Lark, elark@kerr-russell.com

 

Business/Commercial Litigation Attorney

Kerr Russell is currently interviewing lawyers with two (2) to five (5) years of experience to join our business/commercial litigation practice.  We are looking for candidates with highly refined skills in research, writing and the analysis of complex legal issues, and a desire to refine (or develop) expertise in the courtroom.  We welcome inquiries from lawyers with judicial clerking experience. Resumes may be sent in confidence to Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, Attn: Eric Lark, elark@kerr-russell.com

 

Tax Attorney

Kerr Russell is seeking an attorney with three (3) to ten (10) years of experience in tax planning to join the numerous tax lawyers currently within our ranks.  We will consider candidates who have experience in either a law firm setting with a heavily tax-concentrated transaction practice or in the tax group of an accounting firm.  Responsibilities include tax research, planning and implementation for corporations (both subchapters C and S), partnership taxation, international taxation (both inbound and outbound), employee benefits, tax exempt organizations, and estate and gift taxation as well as federal, state and local tax controversies.  Other responsibilities include drafting general corporate documents such as acquisition documents, operating agreements and estate planning documents, with a heavy emphasis on the resulting tax ramifications.   Resumes may be sent in confidence to Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, Attn: John Gatti, jgatti@kerr-russell.com

 

Intellectual Property Attorney

For this position, Kerr Russell will consider candidates who have experience in copyright and trademark registrations, licensing and litigation, trade secret and technology protection, intellectual property management and audits, internet and eCommerce matters, software development and licensing, and drafting agreements for the ownership, sale, licensing and development of intellectual property.  Portable business of at least $100,000 annually is a requirement for this position.  Resumes may be sent in confidence to Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC, Attn: Eric Lark, elark@kerr-russell.com

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