Available Positions

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi is currently looking to fill the following positions:


Litigation Group

General Commercial Litigation Attorney: Immediate opening for a general commercial litigation attorney to join its West Orange, NJ office. Qualified candidates should have 3-5 years of litigation experience; excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously are required. Qualified candidates should be able to draft substantive pleadings, motions, briefs, discovery, and other legal documents. New Jersey and New York bar is required.

Corporate and Securities Group

Corporate Associate 2-4 years: We have an immediate opening for a corporate associate with 2-4 years’ experience. Qualified candidates should have experience drafting legal opinions, corporate resolutions, bring down certificates and other closing documents, preparing schedules to M&A documents, performing due diligence and running a data room. Candidates should have excellent drafting skills commensurate with their years of experience. New Jersey and New York bar required.

Private Investment Fund Attorney
: Immediate opening for a private investment fund attorney with 8+ years of experience and a minimum of $500,000 in portable business. Qualified candidates must be experienced in representation of investment advisors/managers in the structuring and formation of domestic and offshore private equity, venture capital and hedge funds and in ongoing regulatory, reporting and compliance matters for private funds. The private equity fund component must include real estate private equity, with private REIT formation a plus. Public fund formation experience is a plus but not essential.

Candidates should have excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously. New Jersey and New York bar required.


Real Estate, Development & Land Use Group

Real Estate Transactional/Leasing Attorney: Immediate opening for a commercial real estate attorney with transactional and leasing experience in New Jersey and New York. Candidates will have the opportunity to work in a collegial environment with leading real estate lawyers in the region.

Primary Qualifications (Required):

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in commercial real estate transactions and leasing.
  • Transactional experience must include drafting and negotiating all documents from contract to closing for commercial property acquisition, sale and financing, plus a thorough understanding of title, survey and due diligence review.
  • Leasing experience must include representing both landlords and tenants on office, retail and industrial leases in New Jersey and New York.
  • New Jersey and New York bar admissions


Secondary Qualifications (Each is a plus but is not required):

  • Experience with hotel franchise and management agreements
  • Experience representing lenders in commercial real estate loans


Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. Interested candidates should submit their resume to: kbuchwalter@csglaw.com.

Note to Employment Agencies: Please do not forward any unsolicited resumes. Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC is not responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited.

Cynthia Young
Director of Recruitment & Professional Development
Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC 
One Boland Drive 
West Orange, NJ 07052

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified minorities, veterans and/or women are encouraged to apply.