We are always looking to grow. The addition and retention of talent is a vital component of how well we are able to serve our diverse set of clients. We look for smart, driven professionals who bring a natural curiosity and healthy entrepreneurial spirit to solving complex problems. We look for people who actively take ownership of their careers by treating each project and client engagement as an opportunity to grow as a person and a professional. When we find those people, we pride ourselves on giving them every resource they need to thrive.

At Ulmer, you will collaborate with talented attorneys across a range of legal disciplines to tackle important legal issues shaping the industries that drive the global economy. The firm represents publicly traded and privately held companies, financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, pharmaceutical companies, international joint ventures and affiliations, investor groups, family offices, start-ups and emerging businesses, public bodies and nonprofit organizations.

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Ulmer & Berne regularly hires experienced attorneys as partners, counsel and associates to meet the ever-changing needs of our growing corporate and litigation departments. Our firm recognizes the value that diversity brings to the workplace, and we pursue diversity in our attorney and staff ranks – Learn More.

We look for a combination of academic achievement, technical skills, communication skills, and a commitment to client service, that has become the hallmark of our firm for over 100 years. Experience and previous positions typically determine whether lateral attorneys join the firm as partners, counsel or associates.

Ulmer & Berne is committed to the success of all of our attorneys. We are devoted to individual attorney career growth, offer one-on-one development plans, and ongoing training and coaching.

Ulmer & Berne is always looking for talented and passionate attorneys. Please contact hr@ulmer.com if you are interested in more information on joining our team.

The interview process for our Summer Associates Program is designed to find the best and brightest candidates who will both fit our work culture and bring something new to the firm. Our firm recognizes the value that diversity brings to the workplace, and we pursue diversity in our attorney and staff ranks – Learn More.

During August and September, we participate in on-campus interviews at numerous law schools. After the on-campus interiew, you may be asked to visit one of our offices for a second “call-back” interview, which consists of a group interview with four to eight attorneys. Following the inteview, candidates have the opportunity to meet with one or two practice group leaders and join a few associates for lunch. Offers are generally extended by early October.

Campus Visits

Ulmer & Berne will be participating in the following on-campus interview programs:

  • Case Western Reserve University – August
  • Cleveland Marshall College of Law – August
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law – August

Candidates from other schools who are interested in a summer associate position, and who are available for an in-person interview in Cleveland, are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, and transcript to hr@ulmer.com.

For more detailed information about our compensation program, please visit www.NALP.org.

Ulmer & Berne has assembled a dedicated team who work seamlessly with our attorneys and play an integral role in our ability to provide clients with outstanding results and client service.

With a variety of existing full-time, part-time, and evening positions, Ulmer & Berne strives to accommodate the needs of its talented professional staff while enhancing the support of our legal team. Many staff members are celebrating decades of service to the firm.

Our firm recognizes the value that diversity brings to the workplace, and we pursue diversity in our attorney and staff ranks – Learn More. We offer employees competitive salaries and benefits, and provide them with an environment conducive to a productive workplace.

Billing Coordinator

We are currently seeking a Billing Coordinator as part of the Accounting team in our downtown Cleveland office. The position is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of billing are completed timely and accurately. The Billing Coordinator will work closely with internal and external clients to facilitate the distribution of the invoices according to client and firm guidelines.

Job Duties Include:

  • Manage the complete billing process for a portfolio of assigned attorneys and clients following firm and client guidelines.
    • Distribute, receive, edit, and post firm pre-bills.
    • Work with clients and attorneys to implement client specific billing guidelines.
    • Communicate and address any invoice dispute issues with the appropriate parties.
    • Set up all client/matter maintenance in Aderant to insure that the bill format requested by the billing attorney is in place along with any client discount and ebilling information.
    • Handle all phases of ebilling in conjunction with the eBilling Hub software or by manual submission of invoices. This includes new timekeeper requests, rejection errors and reporting.
  • Ensure client and attorney preferences are appropriately considered.
  • Respond to requests from internal and external clients in a time appropriate manner.
  • Identify and escalate issues around attorneys with aged WIP to Management and work with Management to encourage attorney action.
  • Work with billing manager to set up/change billing guidelines on new or existing clients.
  • Maintain documentation of procedures, deadlines and other client and lawyer preferences related to billing and interacting with assigned lawyers/clients.
  • Other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate must possess an Associate’s degree or equivalent related experience in business, accounting, or finance with a minimum of two years billing experience. Law firm experience and working within the Aderant and/or Elite systems is preferred.  Must possess strong technical analysis skills and advanced Excel capabilities.

Must possess strong technical analysis skills and advanced Excel capabilities.  Must have working knowledge of automated accounting systems and knowledge of general accounting principles, preferably in systems such as Aderant and/or Elite.  Experience with third party electronic billers highly preferred.

Ulmer & Berne offers an outstanding benefit package with includes: medical/dental, 401(k) with employer contribution, life insurance, short and long term disability plans, transportation fringe benefit program, and a generous paid time off policy.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ulmer & Berne LLP
Attention: Human Resources
1660 West 2nd Street
Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44113-1448