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:  Labor and Employment Associate

LOCATION: Detroit or Bloomfield Hills Office

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Perform the general duties of an associate attorney by performing legal research, drafting discovery responses, creating legal documents, attending hearings, conducting depositions, responding to EEOC and MDCR Charges, managing and advising clients on legal issues involving employees, and providing support and assistance to partner-level litigation attorneys during all phases of employment related litigation and traditional labor matters.

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POSITION:  Electronic Discovery Attorney (2+ years of eDiscovery experience)

LOCATION: Detroit, MI

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Assist with general pretrial discovery and with eDiscovery tasks at all stages of the EDRM, with increasing responsibility for project management.  This is not a document review position, though there will be supervisory and escalated document review responsibilities at times. Substantive eDiscovery experience is required.

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POSITION:  Electronic Discovery and Litigation Technology Paralegal

LOCATION: Detroit, MI

GENERAL PURPOSE: Experienced litigation support paralegal needed to assist with eDiscovery project management and to work with litigation technology.  The successful applicant will have substantial eDiscovery experience.

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POSITION:  Civil and Criminal Litigation Associate

LOCATION: Washington, D.C.

GENERAL PURPOSE:  We are hiring an associate attorney to join our civil and criminal litigation team in Washington, D.C., to help us handle our diverse, dynamic, and growing book of business.  While a majority of the firm’s clients are based in the Detroit area, our cases are nation-wide and global.  Associates may also assist our offices in New York City and Detroit as needed.  Illustrative cases include white-collar civil and criminal defense in federal courts, global internal corporate and government investigations, export controls and enforcement matters, international trade compliance matters, and various types of complex commercial litigation.  Our clients include Fortune 500 companies as well as startups and small businesses, and high-level executives.  Our current cases are pending in federal courts across the country.  We are looking for an attorney who is able to perform the general duties of an associate attorney by drafting pleadings, conducting research, attending hearings, participating in court appearances, conducting depositions, managing and advising clients, and providing high-level support and assistance to partner-level litigation attorneys during all phases of litigation. 

Butzel Long has been in existence for over 165 years and has helped shape the legal 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 in Washington, D.C.

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POSITION:  Tax Attorney

LOCATION:  Bloomfield Hills or Detroit Office

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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POSITION:  Business/Corporate Legal Assistant

LOCATION:  Detroit

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

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