Why our firm?
Our firm resolves complex legal matters with a creative and pragmatic approach, combining the high-caliber representation and extensive resources of a big firm with the agility, flexibility, and entrepreneurial spirit of a small firm.
But we don’t just want to be the go-to law firm for the clients we proudly serve. We also want to be a go-to employer for attorneys, paralegals, and professional staff. Are you proactive and passionate about your legal work? Do you thrive in an environment where respect and teamwork are valued? If so, please consider Zausmer, P.C.
Zausmer is an equal opportunity employer. We make every employment decision without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, height, weight, or marital or familial status.
“The culture is top-notch and the pay and benefits are great!”
“From day one, the partners and office manager have always been friendly and very approachable. The partners have consistently recognized and given accolades to the staff at every party and meeting, which makes everyone, from clerks, receptionists, and secretaries, feel needed and appreciated. It also gives me a sense of pride to be part of the Zausmer law firm.”
“I work with intelligent people that work toward a common goal.”
“I love the attorneys I work for and the team that I am on! They are always available to help with any problems, concerns, or questions I may have. I feel like an important part of my team’s success.”
“Attorney interactions with the staff, and vice versa, are some of the most positive and respectful I’ve seen in the industry.”
Diversity and Inclusion
Zausmer is strongly committed to having a diverse workforce within our firm that reflects the vitality of the clients and communities we serve. Recognizing that diversity creates a more creative and inspiring working environment, we welcome persons of different races, cultures, religions, nationalities, sexual orientations, and genders.
Our firm does not tolerate discrimination in any form. We accept our responsibility to pursue a better world based on equal justice and opportunity, and are committed to increasing diversity, consistent with the overall objectives of the firm. Zausmer actively promotes opportunities for minorities and women and has many minority and women attorneys in leadership roles.
We appreciate and value the many talents and perspectives that each individual brings to the firm and recognize that our ability to attract and retain attorneys, paralegals, and professional staff with diverse backgrounds is fundamental to our success. A well-balanced workplace and diverse culture not only enriches the quality of life for our employees, but also enhances the excellent service we provide to our clients.
Zausmer’s diversity initiatives continue the ongoing development of a work environment built on the premise of gender and diversity equity that encourages and enforces:
- Respectful communication and cooperation between all employees.
- Teamwork and employee participation, permitting the representation of all groups and employee perspectives.
- A successful work/life balance.
- Employer and employee contributions to the communities we serve to promote a greater understanding and respect for diversity.
Our commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion is evident in our active promotion of opportunities for minorities and women, with a partnership that is comprised of numerous minority and female partners. We are proud of our Women’s Leadership Initiative, which seeks to:
- Promote the advancement of women throughout their careers, as leaders in the legal field.
- Increase the number of women who serve in leadership roles.
- Increase the visibility of women attorneys.
- Support the personal and professional development of women attorneys.
Zausmer Career Benefits
We understand that a competitive, all-encompassing benefits package is more than just compensation – it’s valuable peace of mind for our employees and their families. We offer great benefits to our employees because we are invested both in their overall health and in their future.
The following benefits are provided by the firm:
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Long-Term Disability
- 401(k) Plan with employer match
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Paid Holidays
- Paid Time Off
- Competitive Compensation
- Performance-Based Bonuses
- One Month Paid Sabbatical (after 10 years of employment)
- Paid Professional Expenses
- Continuing Legal Education
- National, State, and Local Bar Association Dues
- Professional Liability Insurance
Work + Life Balance & Culture
Zausmer’s roots are based in a small firm culture with a family atmosphere, and we strive to help our employees grow professionally and personally. We appreciate and support a positive work and home life balance. To that end, our firm allows attorneys and paralegals to work remotely up to three days a week with a firm-provided home office setup, as well as a dress-for-your-day policy for attorneys and staff.
We also strive to create a positive work culture that fosters teamwork, camaraderie, and morale with:
- 24-hour on-site fitness center free for all employees
- Summer Picnic with all employees and their family members
- Holiday Party with all employees and significant others
- Staff Appreciation Breakfast
- Birthday Recognition and Treats
- Fully-Stocked Coffee Stations
- Tigers and Lions Outings
- Bagel Fridays
- Tailgate Potluck
- Holiday Potlucks
- Happy Hours
- Team Lunches
From day one of your career at Zausmer, we help you navigate through all aspects of the firm and our culture with our strategic on-boarding process. We are focused on supporting your growth by providing you the necessary tools and resources to ensure your success, no matter where you are in your legal career.
We offer in-house legal education in the form of Lunch & Learns, where we provide lunch and instructional sessions on practical aspects of a successful legal practice and professional growth.
Zausmer also has an Associate Development Committee comprised of shareholders and associates with varying levels of experience. The primary goal of the Associate Development Committee is to facilitate communication within the firm, to formalize in-house training for all associates, and to provide activities that promote networking, marketing, and socializing outside of the office.
“We have a wide variety of practice areas and create both learning events and social activities that provide opportunities for the different groups to interact, understand each other’s practice areas and, cross-market.”
– Zausmer Shareholder
We promote mentoring and coaching for all attorneys through our mentorship groups. Each Zausmer associate is assigned to a mentor group that helps them further develop their skills and career path and allows them to form new relationships with other associates and partners that may be outside of their immediate practice area. Through fostering these relationships, and feedback from associates and partners, we hope to enhance every employee’s professional and personal goals. We also encourage all of our associates to become active in various professional, political, and community organizations.
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