Business Transactional & Estate Planning Associate Attorney – Portage

An excellent opportunity for a highly motivated Associate Attorney at a West Michigan based law firm.  Our Portage office seeks a Business Transactional & Estate Planning Associate Attorney with 6+ years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, contract drafting/review and general corporate advising.  The right candidate will also have experience and interest in assisting our clients with estate planning and providing strategic solutions.


  • Prepare and negotiate various transactional documentation, including purchase and sale agreements, loan document, joint venture agreement, shareholder agreements, and operating agreements.
  • Manage and develop a business and transactional practice in the Kalamazoo/Portage market.
  • Interpret and provide guidance on laws, rulings and regulations governing businesses.
  • Stay apprised of legal and regulatory developments affecting business clients.
  • Assist clients in drafting and implementing legal documents.
  • Assist clients in determining the specific distribution of their estate.
  • Advise clients about retirement plans, life insurance policies and charitable contributions.


  • Excellent diplomacy, academic credentials and writing skills.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and strategic thinking skills.
  • Analytical ability and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a large volume of concurrent priorities.
  • Computer skills.
  • J.D., licensed to practice in Michigan.


  • Competitive pay
  • Paid Time Off including vacation, sick and personal time.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision with Health Savings Account (HSA) option, Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) option, and/or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) option.
  • Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Retirement Plan including matching and non-elective contributions with eligibility on your 1st day of employment.

About us:

Kreis, Enderle, Hudgins & Borsos have been serving the personal and professional needs of people and business throughout Michigan for over 50 years.  Our goal is to assemble the talent and resources necessary to best serve our clients.  We hope you’ll join us in making a positive impact in our client’s story.

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