The firm's reputation as a top international law firm is built on the exceptional counsel we provide to our clients. To achieve the highest level of service, we believe in a team approach inclusive of both lawyers and non-legal staff members. We strive to hire the best and brightest talent at all levels of the firm.
The culture at Curtis is one of cooperation and respect for individual differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we seek individuals as diverse as the clients we serve.
The paralegal program at Curtis is designed to provide recent college graduates with a unique perspective on the work of business-oriented lawyers. Paralegals are given a broad range of responsibilities, including, preparing legal documents, and assisting with closings and trials. The types of matters in which they become involved are driven by the departments to which they are assigned. Paralegals receive comprehensive training on current document and case management database technologies and the standard platforms used by law firms. Paralegals also attend continuing legal education seminars conducted at the firm.
Curtis seeks individuals who will work at the firm for a minimum of two years before attending law or graduate school. The firm seeks individuals with strong academic backgrounds, who are highly motivated and who demonstrate strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills. We often recruit candidates with foreign language capabilities since many of our clients are international.
Paralegals play an instrumental role in providing outstanding client service, working as part of a diverse team of multidisciplinary professionals. The paralegals work directly with the firm’s associates and partners. The firm encourages a friendly and collegial atmosphere. Opportunities exist in the Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate, International Corporate, International Arbitration, Trusts and Estates, Intellectual Property, Restructuring and Insolvency and Tax Departments.
Curtis offers a dynamic and supportive work environment in a wide array of professional positions, including information technology, financial analysis and accounting, recruiting, conflicts, and business development and marketing. We recognize that professional development contributes to the continued vitality of our firm. There are a multitude of resources available to employees to further their career aspirations, including training programs and educational events and seminars. With a roster of sophisticated matters and a commitment to maintaining our unique culture, Curtis provides an open, supportive and challenging work environment in which professional staff can build a career.