Working at BG

We take great pride in the collegial work atmosphere at Barton Gilman. The culture at the firm is steeped in a simple notion: Treat everyone with respect and courtesy. Not only that, dynamics such as “collaboration” and “team work” carry real meaning around here. Our positive work environment is reflected in the fact that the Providence Business News has named the firm a Rhode Island Best Places to Work eight times in the past decade.

Barton Gilman has a diverse and dynamic civil litigation practice. Opportunities abound for gaining meaningful experience in a wide variety of cases. Attorneys who join our firm are involved in all aspects of our cases from the get-go. Barton Gilman’s entrepreneurial heritage is reflected in our support of independent thinking by our attorneys. We nurture individuals with drive and initiative. We have a formal mentoring program for new attorneys, and we encourage participation in community organizations and pro bono activities.

Barton Gilman’s partnership is comprised of attorneys who joined the firm very early in their careers and worked their way up through the ranks. All of our attorneys participate in running the business, including regular review of the firm financials, participation in firm committees, and regular attorneys’ meetings. In fact, our internal transparency is unmatched in the legal profession.

Barton Gilman offers a compensation and benefits package competitive with similar-sized firms in their respective areas. For example, we offer comprehensive family and individual medical insurance, as well as life and disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, and a recruitment reward program. We provide a personal digital assistant and laptop computer to each attorney, and pay for bar memberships.

If you are interested in a legal, administrative or staff position with Barton Gilman, please send your resume to our Firm Administrator, Lilian Parra.

Current Openings

Litigation Associate, Milford, CT – The Connecticut Office of Barton Gilman looks to add an Associate with 2-3 years experience to work primarily in litigation and commercial real estate.  Associate must possess an entrepreneurial spirit, a commitment to exceptional client service as well as a commitment to community involvement, strong academic credentials, and excellent writing, research, and advocacy skills.  Prior experience with litigation, commercial real estate closings, and/or foreclosures a plus.  Associate will have the opportunity to work with accomplished, well-respected attorneys, interact meaningfully with clients, and fully participate in all phases of service to those clients.  Barton Gilman offers a collegial and flexible work environment.  Connecticut bar admission required.  Rhode Island and/or Massachusetts bar admissions a plus. Barton Gilman is dedicated to creating an environment of inclusion and diversity. Please submit cover letter and resume in confidence to Vincent J. Averaimo, Esq. at

Receptionist, Milford, CT – The Milford, CT office of Barton Gilman seeks a full time Receptionist to be the voice of the firm.  Candidate must have experience working in an office setting, have exceptional telephone etiquette, strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and have the ability to multitask while managing their time independently.  Duties include answering of multiline phone system, ordering and maintaining office supplies and equipment, provide support to the office on special projects as needed and provide support to administrative team.  Barton Gilman is dedicated to creating an environment of inclusion and diversity. Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements, in confidence to Gina Olah, Assistant Firm Administrator at