Career Opportunities

What differentiates our law firm from any other? Ultimately, it is our culture. At Butzel Long, our values are central to our culture, and these values attract a certain lawyer. We believe our recruiting efforts are critical to our success and are diligent about accessing talent whose values align with ours.

Current Openings:

POSITION: Technical Support Analyst II – Project Management

LOCATION: Ann Arbor or Troy

GENERAL PURPOSE:   Butzel Long is seeking to hire an IT Support Analyst II with Project Management experience to join its Information Technology Department in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills Office.  The position reports to the IT End User Services Manager, and is responsible for delivering outstanding, proactive internal client support to the firm staff across its multiple offices.  The IT Support Analyst II will provide Break-Fix support, Video Conference support, Equipment setups (MAC), and manage application and license inventory, in addition to supporting mobile devices, remote access, and the firm’s Cisco IP telephony system.  Additionally, this individual will, from time to time, lead projects to upgrade firm applications or implement new technology.

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POSITION:  Commercial Litigation Associate – Global Automotive Practice

LOCATION: Detroit or Troy, Michigan 

GENERAL PURPOSE:  We are hiring an associate attorney to join our Global Automotive Practice, particularly focused on complex commercial litigation, to help us handle our diverse, dynamic, and growing book of business.  Our clients are based throughout the US as well as globally.  Illustrative cases include global automotive supplier disputes, trade secret disputes, breach of contract matters, and other types of complex commercial litigation focused on the automotive supply chain industry.  We are looking for an attorney who has a background in engineering and/or has worked in the automotive industry who is able to perform the general duties of an associate attorney by drafting pleadings, conducting research, attending hearings, conducting depositions, managing and advising clients, and providing high-level support and assistance to partner-level litigation attorneys during all phases of litigation, while understanding engineering concepts and the inner workings of the automotive industry.  Associates may also assist our offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., as needed.    

Butzel Long has been in existence for over 165 years and has helped shape the legal, automotive, and business landscape of the city of Detroit and this region for over one-and-a-half centuries.  We continue to grow our client base and to be at the forefront of some of the biggest cases and most important issues in our industry.  We are seeking a standout candidate to join our growing team.

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POSITION: Attorney, Environmental

LOCATION: Detroit or Oakland County, Michigan  

GENERAL PURPOSE: Perform the general duties of an environmental attorney including creating legal documents and managing and advising clients on legal transactions in environmental practice areas.

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POSITION: Attorney, Corporate/Real Estate Department

LOCATION: Detroit or Bloomfield Hills/Troy, Michigan  

GENERAL PURPOSE: Perform the general duties of a corporate and/or real estate attorney including creating legal documents and managing and advising clients on legal transactions in the corporate and/or real estate practice areas.

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POSITION: Tax Attorney

OFFICE: Bloomfield Hills or Detroit

GENERAL PURPOSE: Butzel Long, a Michigan-based law firm with offices in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills and Lansing, Michigan as well as New York and Washington, D.C., is seeking an experienced tax attorney to join its Michigan offices.

Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of experience providing legal representation in all areas of tax law. A candidate with a strong book of business and a L.L.M. in taxation and/or CPA license is preferred.

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To submit your resume or for information regarding current career opportunities, please contact recruiting@butzel.com.

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