Join Us

Apply / Open Positions

Filters:

  • All Offices
  • Boston
  • New York

  • All Positions
  • Administrator
  • Attorney
  • Paralegals

Private Client Associate

Boston

Private client associate with 4-7 years of broad estate planning experience, LLC planning a plus.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Corporate Associate

Boston; New York

Bankruptcy and restructuring associate with 2-3 years' experience.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Applications Engineer

Boston

Goulston & Storrs is seeking an Applications Engineer to report to the Director of IT Solutions.  This person will be responsible for managing the firm’s IT application solution portfolio, including collaborating with business partners to identify and implement solutions, while ensuring the security and integrity of client and firm data. The Applications Engineer will also participate in modernizing the firm’s application portfolio, utilizing SaaS/Cloud technologies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer the firm’s application portfolio and related vendor relationships which includes a Document Management System, Financial Management System, 80+ applications and Microsoft Office and related legal industry MS Office enhancements;
  • Implement process improvement and workflow design for software implementation and departmental processes that utilize software solutions;
  • Collaborate with business partners – practice and administrative group leaders – to identify and implement solutions to solve business challenges;
  • Execute on project plans and assist others in executing on project plans across the IT organization;
  • Provide database administration support and maintenance of the MS-SQL Database environment;
  • Development of scripts, in SQL or other scripting languages for data integration and data analysis;
  • Contribute to a framework that will govern how technology solutions will be identified and implemented;
  • Partner with IT management to move the firm’s technology towards a SaaS/Cloud architecture;
  • Partner with the IT Support Department to maintain and advance the support of applications at the firm;
  • Help ensure the security and integrity of client and firm data;
  • Balance the firm’s requirements with IT Governance (Architecture, Budget, Project Management, Operations, Support);
  • Participate in the Legal IT industry outside of the firm in the form of knowledge sharing, collaboration on architecture and design and technology advancements.  This includes ILTA events as well as other cross industry collaborations.

Core Competencies and Qualifications

  • Current or previous experience exposure to managing SaaS applications, Financial Systems, Document Management systems or large-scale database application;
  • 2-5 years of IT application experience, managing software configuration;
  • A strong track record of supporting technology applications across multiple business disciplines;
  • Exposure to MS SQL Server management and scripting using T-SQL;
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including a comfort level with verbal and written communications aimed at both technical and non-technical team members;
  • Demonstrated ability to organize & prioritize projects and complete multiple tasks on schedule.

Education/Experience:

  • 3-5 Years legal IT application administration experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business / computer science or equivalent work experience.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functionsThe noise level in the environment is moderate.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. 


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

View Less
Read More

Marketing & Business Development Specialist

Boston

The Marketing & Business Development Specialist will:

  • Be a high-energy, creative professional with strong communication skills.
  • Act as a key adviser to the Corporate Practice Group Co-Chairs and attorneys, proactively monitoring internal and external issues and trends affecting the practice, and suggesting initiatives and solutions to address them.
  • Provide support to the Senior Manager, Strategic Growth, and the Real Estate Practice Group Co-Chairs and attorneys.
  • Work with Business Development colleagues and individual attorneys to identify, develop and follow through on business development activities.

Principals only.  No recruiters, please.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT MISSION:
Goulston & Storrs’ Business Development Department is fast-paced, fast-moving, exciting and entrepreneurial. Our goal is to set the standard for law firm business development departments through our relationships externally and internally. As a team, our collective commitment is to:

  • Provide education to our clients (firm members)
  • Infuse best-practices thinking into all areas of sales and service
  • Use analysis as the foundation for our approach to the market
  • Create targeted, innovative marketing materials and initiatives
  • Support and enable the Firm as a business and community leader

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Practice Group Management:

  • Work closely with the Co-Chairs and Directors of assigned practice and industry groups, as well as Business Development and fellow business operations colleagues, to develop and execute strategic action plans.
  • Provide primary support to the Senior Manager, Strategic Growth, and the Real Estate Co-Chairs and attorneys.
  • Serve as lead contact on assigned projects and as project manager from conception to follow-through to ensure efficiency and quality.
  • Plan with lead Director(s), attend and run/present as needed for all assigned group meetings, tracking all action items and following up on same.

Marketing & Communications:

  • Identify and execute opportunities for creation of content-selling pieces for assigned practice areas.
  • Collaborate with Business Development colleagues to:
    • Identify, evaluate and pursue profile-raising and thought-leadership opportunities in key industry and business publications through media relations, events and advertising.
    • Serve as the “face” of the Firm at business and community events.
    • Prepare nominations for awards and recognition opportunities.
  • Maintain all Corporate and Real Estate pages of the website.

Business Development:

  • Lead support for new business opportunities of assigned practice areas, including:
    • Coaching attorneys on response/meeting strategy based on client needs, including ensuring diversity of proposed teams.
    • Identifying competitive intelligence opportunities and researching/analyzing our competitors and clients, as needed.
    • Preparing targeted, customized presentation materials and RFP responses.
    • Coordinating additional internal resources, as needed.
    • Following up on outcomes.
  • Coach individual attorneys on creating business plans and applying the sales process to their clients, prospects and referral sources.
  • Lead and support initiatives of the Sales Task Force and Business Development Committee, as assigned.
  • Proactively identify connections for cross-selling across assigned practice and industry groups.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Proven ability to provide exceptional client service to external clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding of sales support, theory and techniques.
  • Maintain industry knowledge to effectively and confidently respond to questions.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, including strong proofreading and business-writing skills.
  • Strong MS Office skills.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. An advanced degree is preferred, as is overall experience totaling more than 5 years.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

View Less
Read More

Litigation Paralegal

New York

Litigation paralegal with a minimum of 3 years’ experience.  Candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to participate and contribute to teams of partners and associates on complex litigation matters.  Must have strong communication skills, attention to detail and familiarity with the litigation process.  Computer skills, including knowledge of and experience with Westlaw and general facility with e-Discovery is required.

Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

View Less
Read More

Legal Talent Specialist

Boston

As a key member of an integrated Legal Recruiting & Professional Development Team, the Legal Talent Specialist will play a central role in legal recruiting, onboarding, integration, training and development of lawyers across the firm, incorporating diversity and inclusion into all aspects of the role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Senior Director of Legal Recruitment on all aspects of the lateral partner recruitment process including the firm’s strategic Corporate Growth Initiative;
  • Work with the Senior Manager of Legal Recruitment to run the firm’s on-campus interview (OCI) program in support of the firm’s summer associate program;
  • Collaborate with the Senior Director of Legal Recruitment, Senior Manager of Legal Recruitment, and Director of Diversity & Inclusion on building and strengthening recruiter and law school relationships;
  • Work with the Director of Diversity & Inclusion on diversity and inclusion initiatives, events, and programming, including working closely with the firm’s affinity groups;
  • Maintain database of firm diversity information and provide analytical reports and statistics regarding demographic information, as needed;
  • Track recruiting and partner consideration data in accordance with Mansfield Rule 3.0 guidelines;
  • Serve as liaison to Practice Group Leaders and the Pre-Directorship Review Committee to organize and implement all aspects of the bi-annual evaluation meetings for Associates, Senior Attorneys, and Counsel including related planning and follow-up;
  • Work with the Senior Manager of Talent Development to implement practice area and firm-wide training curricula, taking ownership of logistics, in collaboration with the IT and Facilities Departments;
  • Collect and analyze feedback regarding in-house and external training seminars and recommend program enhancements based on feedback;
  • Support firm lawyers with mandatory CLE requirements by understanding and keeping up-to-date on CLE guidelines and requirements in jurisdictions where lawyers are licensed and assisting lawyers with compliance;
  • In collaboration with Senior Manager of Talent Development, use specialized knowledge to review course materials for NY CLE compliance;
  • Work with the Director of Talent Development on associate career development, including external coaching and implementing the firm’s Individual Development Plan process, including collecting and analyzing feedback and recommending enhancements;
  • Work with the Director of Talent Development and Flexible Work Mentors to administer the firm’s Flexible Work Program;
  • Support Legal Talent team members in preparing responses to industry surveys and Requests for Proposals from clients;
  • Work with Legal Talent team members in supporting and implementing the goals of the Attorney Development Committee;
  • Collaborate with Legal Talent team members and firm business operations leaders on lawyer orientation, integration and departures to enhance processes and materials and ensure smooth transitions;
  • Maintain Legal Recruiting database and provide analytical reports and statistics regarding law firm and law school information as needed; and
  • Work on special department or firm projects as needed.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4+ years of experience in law firm or professional services firm supporting legal recruiting and/or professional development
  • Experience with diversity and inclusion initiatives, preferred
  • Keen attention to detail, action-oriented, excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong ownership drive, proactive and deadline driven
  • Strong verbal and written presentation skills
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and implement solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively across all levels

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

View Less
Read More

Estate Administrator

Boston

Goulston & Storrs, an Am Law 200 law firm, has an immediate need for a motivated, analytical and detail-oriented Estate Administrator, responsible for administering several large and complex estates. The individual will have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 5 or more years of estate administration and trust experience, preferably in a law firm or professional services organization, as well as knowledge of estate planning techniques and tax laws relevant to estate administration.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for all aspects of estate administration;
  • Prepare and file Probate Court documents;
  • Prepare and file Federal and Massachusetts estate tax returns;
  • Collect assets, value assets, transfer property to beneficiaries, prepare probate accountings, and fund formula distributions to marital and exemption trusts
  • Be a reliable, responsive, confident resource to attorneys, fiduciaries and family members throughout the estate administration process;
  • Monthly responsibilities include careful review of client statements.  These statements require accuracy and consistency of details; and
  • Assist with other projects as requested.  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Familiarity with all aspects of estate administration;
  • Extensive knowledge of Federal and Massachusetts estate tax laws;
  • Our estate tax program, GEMS;
  • Skilled in working closely with attorneys both in-house and externally;
  • Project management skills; the ability to prioritize multiple deadlines and deliverables; and
  • Additional strong technical skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel, to create various legal instruments, reports and calculations as required by clients.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required;
  • Professional attitude, reliable, responsive and strong work ethic;
  • Must be well-organized and independent;
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines and deliver exceptional results;
  • Must be accurate, consistent, detail and deadline oriented, organized and flexible;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, a must; and
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

View Less
Read More

Financial Analyst

Boston

Reporting to the Manager of Financial Analysis, the Financial Analyst will provide financial modeling and analysis relating to the monthly financials and financial planning in a professional services environment.  An integral part of the financial reporting is an understanding of Microsoft Excel, the Aderant financial database, report-writer tools, and their application to produce accurate, timely, and relevant information for decision-making.  The Financial Analyst should understand general accounting and accounting transactions that impact key financial statistics.  In addition, the Financial Analyst must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to explain complex data concisely, and the areas of concern and actions required to meet financial commitments and improve on processes. This is role requires interactions with all levels including attorneys, senior managers, and staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain financial monthly, quarterly and annual analytical reports as defined by the financial and forecast cycles.
  • Organize data submissions to various 3rd party vendors on peer reporting.
  • Monitor and report on the firm’s cash forecast during the fiscal year end process.
  • Respond to requests for financial information by management and attorneys.
  • Support Business Development and Legal Talent regarding periodic surveys, evaluation reports and ad hoc requests.
  • Assist with development and transition of reports to new reporting software.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance.
  • 3+ years of finance/accounting experience including financial modeling, forecasting and budgeting, general business analysis.
  • Proven analytical skills; strong ability to work with large amounts of data.
  • Self motivator, problem-solving skills, ability to prioritize work.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to senior management level.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees within the firm.
  • Demonstrate ability to speak to complex problems and/or solutions with clarity and tenacity.
  • Excel skills, knowledge/experience of Data Warehouse Environment and Financial Reporting Tools.
  • Familiarity with Crystal Report Writer; Aderant Financial Software; SQL and experience in a professional services environment is preferred.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

View Less
Read More

Real Estate Associate

Boston

Senior real estate associate with transactional experience, JV, Financing (Borrower Side)

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Real Estate Paralegal

Boston; New York

Goulston & Storrs, an AmLaw 200 law firm, is seeking experienced Real Estate Paralegals with general commercial real estate background; experience with financings, title and survey, and experience with closings a must. Candidate must be a self-starter and have the ability to interact with clients and assume significant responsibility.

Please submit resumes to Jennifer Smith, Legal Recruitment Manager.

This job description is intended to be general and may evolve over time.  It is subject to periodic updating and is subject, at the firm’s discretion, to the assignment of different or additional duties.  We are an equal opportunity organization.


Goulston & Storrs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, handicap, disability or veteran status in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Goulston & Storrs complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.