Associate Attorney – Business

January 17, 2020

Mackenzie Hughes LLP, one of the leaders in the Upstate New York legal community since 1884, has an opening for an experienced business associate or lateral partner attorney.  Throughout our history we have stayed true to our founders’ goal of being more than just good lawyers; we’re individuals who are stand-up citizens active in civic involvement with values as strong as our knowledge of the law.



Drafting and negotiating business agreements, purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases and loan agreements;

Negotiating and preparing agreements for complex transactions;

Structuring and forming business entities and governing agreements;

Manage transactional communication between all parties: client’s, opposing counsel, lender’s counsel, title company, management company, transfer agent, real estate agents, loan officers, lender closing departments, etc.;

Preparing NDAs and employment agreements; and

Perform other business department related duties as assigned.



Licensed or otherwise qualified to practice law in New York State;

At least 3-5 years of experience in commercial transactions, including M&A transactions, commercial contracts, leasing, financings, and sale-purchase transactions;

Must have excellent research and communication skills;

Preferably familiar with commercial real-estate transactions;

Must be able to function effectively in a team oriented environment;

Demonstrated high level organizational skills for prioritizing workload; and

Demonstrated ability to absorb, process and understand new information rapidly.


If your background and experience align with these qualifications, please send a cover letter and resume to