The best and the brightest.

Some firms look for employees who live and breathe the law. But at Underberg & Kessler, we look for people with a variety of interests and a rich knowledge base. We believe that a well-rounded attorney is of greater benefit to our clients because they bring more depth and understanding to the job. We hire the finest legal minds—multitalented individuals who have energy and passion, and are committed to the firm and our clients. In a familial, yet professional, atmosphere, our commitment to clients extends from the partnership, to the associates, to the support staff.

We accept resumes at any time, and offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as an enjoyable and professional working environment.  


Current Openings

Mortgage Lending Paralegal

We are seeking a real estate paralegal to join our mortgage lending department in our Rochester office.  This position requires significant knowledge of residential mortgage transactions.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: 

  • Draft documents related to all types of residential loan transactions
  • Prepare Loan Estimates and Closing Disclosures utilizing a working knowledge of T.R.I.D.
  • Handle accounting functions related to closings
  • Conduct detailed title, survey and zoning analysis, and review of real property tax records
  • File and project organization
  • Coordinate and conduct closings

Ideal candidate must have: 3+ years of mortgage lending experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong organizational skills; excellent client service; ability to manage multiple tasks and minimal errors; accurate drafting and proofing of legal documents; and be highly motivated.

Please submit your resume to:

Kimberly A. Coumou
Director of Financial Services
Underberg & Kessler LLP
300 Bausch & Lomb Place
Rochester, NY 14604 or


Operations Manager

Exceptional opportunity with highly respected mid-size law firm for organized and skilled Operations Manager.  Responsibilities include oversight of human resources, information technology, compliance and facilities management. The successful candidate will have business acumen, communication and listening skills, a capacity to develop others, a teamwork approach, and the ability to oversee multiple functions and meet strict deadlines.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Human Resources – recruiting, onboarding, benefits management, orchestrating annual reviews, enforcing Firm policies, and handling employee issues
  • IT Department – managing IT staff, budgeting, infrastructure, replacing IT equipment and systems, vendor management, and training
  • Compliance – monitoring compliance and internal controls including processes for management of operations risk, complying with regulatory standards, and developing/enforcing policies for best practices and organizational efficiencies
  • Facilities – managing the Firm’s four offices

Ideal candidates must have at least five years of related work experience.  BA/BS required. 

Please submit your resume and salary requirements to:

Deb Burgio
Underberg & Kessler LLP
300 Bausch & Lomb Place
Rochester, NY 14604 or