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  • Culture: Since our founding, we have ventured to create strong, collaborative relationships in an environment where our employees enjoy working. We take pride in creating a fun, collegial atmosphere that nurtures the development of our ambitious and skilled staff. From our fast-paced, professional administrative team to our highly skilled attorneys we guide our clients through various complex legal issues while sporting a smile and a nice pair of jeans.   
  • Commitment to Diversity:  Our culture is fundamentally based on respect.  We demand respect for our employees, clients, vendors, and adversaries alike and we welcome their diverse views, experiences and perspectives on life and business.  We believe that our culture is strengthened by diversity and that a diverse work environment is an essential element in providing the best possible legal services to our clients and in fulfilling our community leadership and service roles.
    Simply stated, we are a collection of individuals who have chosen to operate a values-based business, where everyone is treated equally and fairly without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other arbitrary markers.  We strongly believe in the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion and justice and we will continue to listen and learn from the community, our clients, and our employees to ensure that a multitude of voices are being heard and respected in our firm and in our work.
  • Opportunity:  As a continuously growing firm, we are always seeking attorneys who are willing and able to help our clients with complex legal issues. A great fit for our team will be creative, autonomous, flexible, and comfortable with the intensity of high-end legal representation. If you are an attorney or have administrative experience and are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, please view our listings below.

Career Opportunities

Associate Attorney – Civil Defense – West Hartford, CT; Tarrytown, NY; Princeton, NJ

Gfeller Laurie LLP, a dynamic and growing litigation boutique law firm with a national practice, seeks confident associate attorney with 3-6 years of civil defense litigation experience for the firm’s Connecticut (West Hartford), New York (Tarrytown and Manhattan) and New Jersey (Princeton) offices. Successful candidates will assist in defending clients in a wide range of civil defense litigation matters from personal injury claims to complex commercial disputes.

Our associate attorneys within this practice are highly valued contributors, responsible for day-to-day case management, reporting to clients, handling written discovery, attending depositions, court appearances, trial preparation and trials. Strong analytical, organizational, research and writing skills as well as a genuine interest in developing sophisticated experience and skills in civil defense litigation contexts are crucial for these positions. Associate attorneys will work closely with the firm’s civil litigation partners and therefore, successful candidates must be well-versed in all aspects of their state’s applicable practice rules and procedures.

Competitive salary and benefits. For each of the three offices, hybrid remote/in person work arrangements will be considered. 

To apply, please send your resume, law school transcript and two writing samples in confidence (no phone calls, please) to

West Hartford, CT – Legal Administrative Assistant

Gfeller Laurie LLP, a boutique litigation law firm with a regional presence throughout the Northeast, seeks a self-motivated Legal Administrative Assistant with a minimum of 5 years’ litigation experience in Connecticut state and federal court matters to assist the firm’s attorneys in administrative aspects of the firm’s active litigation practice.  Daily tasks vary, but generally include:

  • Formatting briefs, pleadings and other legal documents
  • E-filing legal documents (state, federal and appellate courts)
  • Calendaring dates and managing court reporter services for depositions
  • Processing, compiling and maintaining medical authorizations
  • Preparing draft correspondence to clients, counsel, courts, etc.
  • Editing legal services invoices
  • Processing expenses
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Answering phone calls
  • Managing incoming mail
  • Copying and filing
  • Tracking CLE requirements and attorneys’ fulfillment of same
  • Assisting with marketing and client development efforts

Successful candidates must have the following attributes/abilities:

  • Familiarity with state and federal court procedures
  • Familiarity with preparing applications for admission to state and federal bars
  • Experience maintaining calendars for a busy defense litigation practice
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Professional interaction with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Proficient typing skills
  • Timely compliance with deadlines
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Team player mentality
  • Excellent time management
  • Availability for overtime work as needed (infrequent)

West Hartford, CT – Office Manager

The Office Manager is responsible for the day-to-day workflow, management, and development of the office administration staff including legal assistants and paralegals.


  • Manages and organizes office operations and procedures including, but not limited to, information management, filing systems, supplies, staffing, benefits.
  • Maintains office equipment.
  • Develops and manages central filing system including archives.
  • Assists in establishing and monitoring uniform correspondence procedures and style practices; clerical/administrative duties as needed including but not limited to answering phones, court efilings, preparing correspondence and memoranda, faxing, copying, and mailing.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance and oversight of supervised staff of 11; actively promotes and recognizes performance; assigns duties and assures staff conform to organizational policies and procedures; addresses complaints and resolve problems.
  • Keeps current on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management; strong interaction with managing partner.


  • Minimum 7 years’ experience as legal assistant and/or office manager, including, ideally, some staff supervision experience.
  • Basic competence in duties and tasks of supervised employees.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Focused attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks, Bill4Time and NetDocs or similar applications.

For more information on the firm, please visit  To apply to any above posted opportunities, please send your resume in confidence to