The Ideal Environment for a Growing Law Practice
For skilled and motivated attorneys, Sacks Tierney offers a half-century tradition of
peer recognition, performance awards, and the freedom and support you need to
maximize practice growth and profitability.
An Attractive Environment
Sacks Tierney is an attractive
environment for talented attorneys who seek (a) the economic and
intellectual advantages of a sophisticated and varied "big firm"
practice and (b) the supportiveness, flexibility, cooperative
spirit and personal interaction found in an intimate, collegial setting.
In turn, we seek
attorneys who excel in their areas of expertise;
have strong academic credentials,
references and communication skills; and are highly motivated to become
contributing members of a premier law firm.
IMMEDIATE ATTORNEY OPENINGS
Senior-level corporate attorney with knowledge of
M&A, securities and corporate transactions. Preferred candidates will have an
existing client base and the ability to enhance the further development of the
firm's corporate/transaction practice group.
Litigation associate with three to five years of
experience. Knowledge of tribal law and water law is strongly preferred.
Litigation associate with four years of experience in private practice.
Qualified applicants are invited to
send a résumé and cover letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org or a confidential fax to 480-425-4945.
Individual honors and professional recognition in recent years are
representative of our tradition for attorney excellence, with nine Super
Lawyers® selectees, 15 listed in The Best Lawyers in America™, and
17 attorneys – nearly half of the firm – receiving Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent® rating.
compensation system objectively rewards client originations, whether by
shareholders or by associates. Over the years, this approach has served to
broaden the base of our marketing activity and avoid a vulnerable dependence
on one or two dominant rainmakers. Beyond consideration for originations,
attorney compensation reflects a combination of productivity and firm-wide
profitability. Further, to help you achieve success in client development, we utilize the
services of a professional marketing consultant whom we make available for
personal coaching and support.
“I practiced law as a sole practitioner for several years
before I decided to join Sacks Tierney. What a great decision that has proven to be! With
the excellent support here, I am free to spend my days practicing law and taking
care of my clients without worrying about human resources, technology, billing
and other administrative hassles.” – Matt Winter
“In joining Sacks Tierney after eight years at national firms, I
especially appreciate our collegial environment, our competitive fee
structure, the fair and equal treatment of attorneys and staff, and,
as a working mother, the firm’s policies in helping me
fulfill all of life’s responsibilities. Sacks Tierney is wonderful!”
– Roxann Gallagher
"I have spent my entire legal career at Sacks Tierney,
starting shortly after graduating from law school in 1986. The stability of our
firm, its tradition of practice excellence, and our values of professionalism,
integrity, respect, creativity, and performance that exceeds client expectations
help make Sacks Tierney a firm where skilled and ambitious attorneys can enjoy
long-term prosperity and satisfaction." –
The Freedom to Practice Law
Sacks Tierney’s tradition of delegated
management and decision-making frees our attorneys to focus their time and energy on
serving clients, instead of on unprofitable administrative chores. Day-to-day
decisions are made through frequent and effective communication between our
managing shareholder and executive director. Intermediate and long-term planning
is performed by our executive committee and implemented by administrative staff
under the direction of the executive director.
The Support You Need
The leadership, commitment and stability of
Sacks Tierney’s administrative and legal support staff are at the core of our
success. Administrative and financial leadership is provided by our
executive director, a Certified Legal Manager
who has been in his position since 2001. Human resources, recruiting and
technology management functions are handled by full-time professionals in those
The Tools You Need
Recognizing the importance of technology in
research, document preparation, time management, billing and communication,
Sacks Tierney has a long-standing commitment to ensuring that our attorneys and
staff are equipped with current hardware, software, operating systems and communication devices. Under the management of a full-time technology
professional, our computer hardware is regularly updated, and the latest
versions of key software are implemented as their reliability is confirmed.
Sacks Tierney is the exclusive Phoenix-area member
Meritas, one of the world’s
largest and most respected law firm alliances. A member of
Meritas since 1990, Sacks Tierney
draws on and contributes to the expertise of – and shares opportunities with –
7,600 attorneys in 240 business markets around the globe. Through Meritas, we enjoy profitable
referral relationships with our counterparts at other member firms and, as
appropriate, work together in meeting clients’ needs.
An Effective, Convenient Workplace
Sacks Tierney’s downtown
Scottsdale location, at Indian School Road and Drinkwater Boulevard, is
convenient for our attorneys, staff and clients. Our spacious, modern,
well-planned offices, which occupy the top two floors, generously accommodate
our needs for meeting and work space. Our convenient underground parking and
easy access to some of Arizona’s finest restaurants help make our location an
ideal place to grow a more profitable law practice.
Apply by submitting your résumé
with cover letter and references via e-mail. A writing sample is
required for attorney positions. A résumé package may also be sent to:
Tierney P.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer