Working At Smith Haughey

At Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, we are always looking for talented people with a relentless commitment to excellence and high achievement interested in building their careers with our firm. We believe the quality of our people defines the quality of our law firm. We recognize the sum of this law firm is much greater than its individual parts. Everyone has a role, but it takes the team to ensure we are excellent as a whole. If you are interested in joining the go-to trial and litigation firm in the State of Michigan we hope you will explore opportunities with us.

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees. Medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance are included, as well as a 401(k) match and generous paid time off. Flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent care spending are also available.  

Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is a full-service, equal opportunity law firm and offers a competitive benefits package. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to 


Current Openings


Smith Haughey Rice and Roegge (Smith Haughey) is seeking a dynamic and results-driven Chief Operations Officer (COO) to join the team in its Grand Rapids, MI office. The successful candidate will have proven experience in strategic planning, organizational development, leadership, and company communication at a law firm and/or other professional services firm. Knowledge of and experience guiding administrative departments (finance, information technology, human resources, marketing, and facilities) is required. The COO is responsible for managing the business functions and overall operations of our multi-office law firm. The COO will be developing, planning, and implementing initiatives to address the business needs of the firm, working with the Board of Directors and other appropriate shareholders.

Qualified applicants must send a cover letter and resume to Jessie LaHaie at to apply. 



Smith Haughey Rice and Roegge, home to one of West Michigan’s most successful litigation departments, seeks a senior Associate Attorney to join the team in our Grand Rapids, MI office. The ideal candidate has 4 to 6 years of meaningful litigation experience—i.e., helping to formulate and implement litigation strategy, taking and defending depositions, and drafting and arguing substantive motions. Law review, moot court, judicial clerkship, and familiarity with appellate practice preferred, but not required. We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package, including bonus opportunities, and significant growth potential.

As an equal opportunity employer, Smith Haughey Rice and Roegge is committed to a diverse, multi-cultural work environment. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, gender identity, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, references, and representative writing samples to Jessie LaHaie at

Hiring Contacts

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100 Monroe Center NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503