Attorney Careers

Careers for attorneys at Downs Rachlin Martin

DRM has a solid reputation for applying bold, creative legal strategies to complex business issues for our domestic and international clients. More than 60 enterprising attorneys have chosen this dynamic law firm situated in some of the most livable places in the nation.

Work hard. Play hard.

Outside of the office our attorneys are runners, musicians, pilots, sailors, skiers, cyclists, writers, sculptors and enthusiastic parents. We offer professional opportunities to suit a range of interests.

The Firm's clients are diverse and represent important sectors of the economy in New England and beyond. Our clients include:

  • leading technology companies
  • financial institutions, insurance companies and captive insurers
  • public utility, renewable energy and telecommunications companies
  • manufacturers and service providers
  • resorts and ski areas
  • venture capital funds and investors
  • Fortune 100 and small, local companies
  • hospitals, universities and other public institutions
  • individuals

We are focused on our distinguished client list and invested in understanding our clients’ businesses. Collaboration among attorneys and across practice groups benefits our clients and creates a vibrant, collegial working environment.

Compensation & Benefits

Downs Rachlin Martin strives to compensate all of our people at or above the norm for law firms in our region.

Associates' base salaries are set by class year and are augmented by an individually-determined year-end bonus, based on the associate's contributions to the firm. As associates progress in seniority, they become eligible for increased bonus compensation.

DRM also offers a benefits package that we believe is unmatched by law firms in our region.

The firm pays a 50 percent match of every employee’s contributions to the Firm’s 401(k) individual retirement savings plan. In addition, the firm contributes 10 percent of every employee’s annual compensation to a profit sharing plan. This means that the firm is making a tax-deferred payment of up to 15 percent of each employee’s annual compensation into a professionally-managed retirement fund.

We value family. To enable our employees to care for and bond with a newborn child, all birth mothers – both staff and attorneys – are eligible for up to 12 weeks of paid leave. DRM also offers all personnel – male and female – the opportunity to enjoy up to six weeks of paid family leave upon the birth or adoption of a child.

The firm provides life, medical, dental and disability insurance, as well as wellness benefits and assistance with personal financial planning. Health insurance plans may be tailored to individual employee and family needs. A confidential employee assistance program can assist all employees with personal challenges that are not covered under traditional benefit programs.

Relocating to Vermont? Reach out to our friends at Hickok and Boardman for a smooth transition.

At DRM, our people are our business. By helping employees deal with day to day challenges and to seize the moment to celebrate new life, they are free to focus intently when needed on addressing client needs.

Opportunities for Attorneys

We look forward to delving into your interest in Downs Rachlin Martin. Please visit the Current Attorney Openings page to view open position listings and for information about sending a cover letter and resume. 

The firm also employs a number of non-attorney legal professionals including paralegals, patent specialists and labor consultants.  Please visit Professional Staff Careers for more information about these positions.

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