Available Positions

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


Corporate and Securities Group

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.

Associate: Immediate opening for a corporate associate with 5-8 years’ experience. Qualified candidates should have experience drafting and negotiating M&A documents, commercial finance agreements, operating agreements and shareholder agreements. Familiarity with NVCA documents a plus. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously. New Jersey bar required and New York bar a plus. Submissions should include “Corporate Associate 5-8 Year” in the subject line.

Associate: Immediate opening for a corporate associate with 2-3 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 bar required and New York Bar a plus. Submissions should include “Corporate Associate 2-3 Year” in the subject line.


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


Trusts & Estates

Trusts & Estates Associate: Immediate opening for a trusts and estates attorney with 5+ years’ experience. Qualified candidates should have experience drafting sophisticated estate planning documents for high net worth individuals. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal skills, outstanding academic credentials and the ability to handle multiple assignments contemporaneously. LLM preferred. New Jersey bar required. Submissions should include “Trust & Estates Associate” in the subject line.


Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi offers a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. Interested candidates should submit their resume to: recruitment@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 women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.