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Why Work With Us?

Sophisticated work, colleagues always ready to assist, transparent management and a strategic approach with supportive resources to drive practice growth. These are just a few reasons why our lateral partners and senior counsel are glad to have made Harris Beach their professional home.

We value the strength found in shared knowledge, collaborative working and client teams, diverse backgrounds and different perspectives.

While a leading law firm across New York state, we are are also a highly regarded regional firm that serves clients at national level and many international clients investing in the U.S. Founded in 1856, we helped the earliest industries in New York state take root – from the expansion of the railway to photo-imaging patents. With innovation in our DNA, we remain at the forefront of issues facing businesses in the 21st century.

If you are a lateral partner or senior counsel candidate and would like to learn more about Harris Beach, please contact anyone of the following: the leader of your area of practice or the managing partner in your region listed on our website; Barry Kozak, Chief Operations Officer at, or Kim Swetland, Chief Administrative Officer at

To learn more about how your practice or industry knowledge can align with Harris Beach, please refer to the relevant capabilities pages of our website.

Click on the vignettes below to hear firsthand why these attorneys chose Harris Beach and how their clients and practice have benefited.

The Harris Beach platform…has resulted in tremendous growth for my practice. 

L.J. D'Arrigo


I feel like for the first time in my career I’ve been given the chance to make a difference.
Melanie Marotto


There are few jobs in which we get to practice nationally and I was really happy to have that opportunity.
Omar Nasar


We have a very supportive business development group that helps in all professional and business efforts.
Julian Modesti


Harris Beach focuses on fostering a sense of community and collegiality between attorneys, which allows us to have a far greater impact.
Amanda Jackson

Sr. Counsel

From the lawyers to the staff…everyone is a professional. They are knowledgeable in their field and above all they are supportive.
Doreen Klein

Sr. Counsel