Employment

CURRENT LISTINGS

 

 

IP Associate (Patent – Chemistry) (Boston, MA Office)

Employer: McCarter & English

Posted: October 13, 2020


Description:

McCarter & English, LLP is actively seeking a chemistry patent associate with an advanced degree in chemistry for its offices located in Boston, MA or Stamford, CT. Candidates should have 2-10 years of experience as a patent attorney or patent agent.  Candidates should have an advanced degree in organic chemistry or significant industrial experience of at least five years in organic chemistry. Patent experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus. Candidates must possess superior academic credentials and 2-6 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting chemistry patent applications.
In addition to admission to at least one State bar, candidates should be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D., possess excellent writing, interpersonal, and communication skills, and have experience in drafting and prosecuting chemistry patent applications. Please send resume and cover letter to recruiting@mccarter.com to the attention of Christine Lydon.


Commercial Litigation Associate

Employer: Todd & Weld

Posted: October 5, 2020


 

Description:

Todd & Weld LLP, a Boston-based firm of trial lawyers, seeks an associate with approximately 4-5 years of experience in complex commercial litigation.  Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills; outstanding academic credentials; and experience practicing in Massachusetts state and federal courts.  Candidates should desire to develop an active trial practice and be eager to take responsibility for a varied caseload with significant client contact.  Large-firm background preferred.  Must be admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

 

Todd & Weld values collegiality and diversity within our firm and is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Diner, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, sdiner@toddweld.com.

 

Todd & Weld LLP – The Highest Level of Trial Advocacy

 



 

Employer: The Board of Bar Overseers

Posted: Septemeber 25, 2020


 

The Board of Bar Overseers encourages interested attorneys and members of the public across the Commonwealth to apply for appointment to a three-year term (2021-2023) as a volunteer Hearing Committee member. Hearing Committees sit in panels of three as fact-finding tribunals in disciplinary proceedings brought against individual attorneys by the Office of Bar Counsel. The Committees hear testimony, take evidence, make adjudicatory rulings and, with the assistance of a Board attorney, prepare a written report and recommendation for the Board of Bar Overseers. We are conducting remote (virtual) hearings at this time and into the foreseeable future. Applicants must have a computer equipped with a camera and microphone as well as reliable internet, and be comfortable with the use of remote technology.

Committee members receive no monetary compensation and devote their time as a public service in the vital interest of preserving the integrity of the legal profession. The Board will provide comprehensive training, including in the use of the relevant remote technology.

The Board seeks to maintain a broad-based representation of attorneys and members of the public within the Committee ranks, and strongly encourages diverse applicants, women, candidates with varied backgrounds, small-firm practitioners,

and individuals in public service. Active members of the bar with at least ten years of professional experience should forward a statement of interest and résumé and should specify their major field(s) of practice. Members of the public (non-lawyers) may apply as long as they are not paralegals or employed in a legal-related field, and should complete an application form available on our website at http://www.massbbo.org/volunteer. Please note that all Hearing Committee members are considered special state employees subject to the state conflict of interest law, G.L. c. 268A.

Ready to apply?

Contact Sandra Mahabir, by mail at: Board of Bar Overseers, 99 High Street, Boston, MA 02110, or e-mail at: HCR@massbbo.org on or before October 31, 2020.


 

Employer: Fish & Richardson

Posted: July 20, 2020


Global intellectual property firm Fish & Richardson is hiring.  Come join the #1 patent practice in the country as a patent prosecution associate in our Boston office. At Fish, we promote a creative, respectful, and inclusive culture that values the diversity of people, and allows ingenuity to thrive. You will work on cutting-edge technologies for top-tier clients, working with legal practitioners who are leaders in our field. Through your combination of technical expertise and legal know-how, you will become a strategic advisor to clients who are among the world’s greatest innovators. You will be a respected teammate, joining an elite group of attorneys solving intellectual property issues for the world’s leading companies.

If you have a passion for science, engineering and intellectual property, we want to hear from you.

Who you are…

  • You have a strong background in computer science, electrical engineering, physics, mechanical engineering or closely related field.
  • You have 1-4 years of patent prosecution experience.
  • You thrive when using your analytical skills to conduct complex and detailed analysis of legal matters.
  • You have superior writing skills and excellent academic credentials.
  • You enjoy communicating with a diverse groups of clients, attorneys, and staff.
  • You are enthusiastic about working within a team-oriented environment and will contribute to effective team relationships.
  • You have an active membership in the state bar and compliance with CLE requirements.

Ready to apply?

Please email your resume along with your transcripts and a writing sample to recruiting@fr.com


 


 

Commercial Litigation Associate

Employer: Todd & Weld

Posted: February 18, 2020


 

Description:

Todd & Weld LLP, a Boston-based firm of trial lawyers, seeks an associate with approximately 4-5 years of experience in complex commercial litigation.  Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills; outstanding academic credentials; and experience practicing in Massachusetts state and federal courts.  Candidates should desire to develop an active trial practice and be eager to take responsibility for a varied caseload with significant client contact.  Large-firm background preferred.  Must be admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Todd & Weld values collegiality and diversity within our firm and is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Diner, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, sdiner@toddweld.com.

 

Todd & Weld LLP – The Highest Level of Trial Advocacy

 


 

 

Real Estate Practice Group

Employer: DLA Piper

Posted: September 13, 2019

 

Description:

The Boston office of DLA Piper is seeking rising second-year law students to work as Summer Associates in the Real Estate practice group for 10 weeks during the summer of 2020.

The ideal candidate attends a top 20 law school in the US with a strong academic track record, outstanding written and oral communication skills, and a strong desire to practice in Real Estate in Boston following graduation and completion of the MA bar exam.

The opportunity will provide substantive exposure and experience working on commercial real estate matters.

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to christine.eastin@dlapiper.com. Please note that all candidates must also apply online at: 

https://dlapiperus.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=19000517&lang=en&sns

If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Chrissie Eastin at christine.eastin@dlapiper.com.


DLA Piper, LLP (US) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class


 

 

Commercial Litigation Associate

Employer: Todd & Weld

Posted: September 6, 2019


Description:

Todd & Weld LLP, a Boston-based firm of trial lawyers, seeks an associate with approximately 4-5 years of experience in complex commercial litigation.  Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills; outstanding academic credentials; and experience practicing in Massachusetts state and federal courts.  Candidates should desire to develop an active trial practice and be eager to take responsibility for a varied caseload with significant client contact.  Large-firm background preferred.  Must be admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Todd & Weld values collegiality and diversity within our firm and is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Diner, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, sdiner@toddweld.com.

 

Todd & Weld LLP – The Highest Level of Trial Advocacy


 

Litigation & Enforcement – Mid Level Associate

Employer: Ropes & Gray

Posted: August 21, 2019


Description:

The Litigation and Enforcement practice group at Ropes & Gray are currently seeking a mid-level associate with native or fluent-level Spanish and/or Portuguese language capabilities to join the practice group in our Boston, New York, Chicago, London, San Francisco or Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should have three to five years of experience in internal and government investigations, anti-corruption and international risk matters, matters involving white-collar, money laundering, fraud, risk assessment, and regulatory work, and/or complex commercial litigation matters. Experience with global anti-bribery laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA), UK Bribery Act, trade sanctions, export control, anti-money laundering, and private equity or sovereign investor transactions is strongly preferred. Candidates should be highly capable of managing a broad range of internal and external investigation tasks, including conducting interviews, interfacing with clients advising on strategy, and managing associate teams. International travel is expected. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese, is required for this position. Superlative academic and large law firm experience is preferred. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample please visit: Ropes & Gray Careers-Boston

 


Real Estate Associate

Employer: Robinson+Cole

Posted: August 20, 2019


Description:

Robinson+Cole, an Am Law 200 Firm, seeks an Attorney with at least two years of experience to join its Real Estate and Development practice group in its Boston office. Robinson+Cole’s Real Estate and Development practice regularly represents lenders, buyers, sellers, and owners in commercial real estate transactions. Representative clients include national and local lenders, developers, and owners of all classes of real estate assets. Qualified candidates will have significant experience representing clients in real estate and finance transactional matters including commercial real estate lending, construction lending, loan participation, loan work outs, foreclosures, reviewing title and survey, condominium, commercial leasing, real estate acquisitions and dispositions. The candidate must have substantial experience reviewing due diligence work related to zoning, survey and title issues with a special emphasis on title insurance and endorsements. In addition to the ability to review and analyze complex real estate agreements, candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast paced work environment. Admission to the Massachusetts bar is required. Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation and communication skills also required.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Lisa M. Vooys, Legal Recruiting Manager, LegalCareers@rc.com



Justice Geraldine S. Hines Diversity Fellowship for Lawyers

 

 

Employer: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Posted: August 15, 2019


Description:

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is pleased to announce the Justice Geraldine S. Hines Diversity Fellowship for Lawyers. The fellowship offers new lawyers the opportunity to develop legal skills and experience working in an independent state agency that is dedicated to the promotion of good government and responsible stewardship of public assets. The fellowship reflects our commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace.
Applications will be accepted until October 11, 2019. To apply, please submit the following:

1. Cover letter: Explain your interest in the work and mission of the Office of the Inspector General, commitment to public service and experiences you believe are relevant. You may address your letter to the Legal Fellowship Selection Committee.

2. Personal Statement (500 words or fewer): We are committed to promoting an inclusive, diverse team that reflects the diversity of the residents of the Commonwealth. The Geraldine S. Hines Diversity Fellowship reflects our priority to recruit, retain and promote attorneys from diverse backgrounds and life experiences. Please submit a personal statement that depicts your experiences and explains how they shaped your personal and professional growth. These may include personal characteristics and experiences such as:

  • Ethnic or racial background historically underrepresented in legal profession
  • Member of LGBTQ+ community
  • Experience managing a disability
  • Veteran status
  • Immigrant or refugee background
  • Socio-economic background

3. Resume

4. Law school transcripts

5. List of three personal or professional references


 

Applications may be submitted via email, mail or in-person to:

Mary Beth Farrelly, Chief Financial Officer
Office of the Inspector General
One Ashburton Place, Room 1311
Boston, MA 02108
IGOFellowship@mass.gov
(617) 727-9140


ASSOCIATE/CONSTRUCTION & COMPLEX COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

Employer: Todd & Weld LLP

Posted: June 24, 2019


Description:

Todd & Weld LLP, a Boston-based firm of trial lawyers, seeks an associate with approximately 3-5 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on construction litigation.  Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills; outstanding academic credentials; and experience practicing in Massachusetts state and federal courts.  Candidates should desire to develop an active trial practice and be eager to take responsibility for a varied caseload with significant client contact.  Must be admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Todd & Weld values collegiality and diversity within our firm and is an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Diner, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, sdiner@toddweld.com.


 Todd & Weld LLP – The Highest Level of Trial Advocacy


COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Employer: Todd & Weld LLP

Posted: May 15, 2019


Description:

Todd & Weld LLP, a Boston-based firm of trial lawyers, seeks an associate with approximately 3-5 years of experience in complex commercial litigation.  Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills; outstanding academic credentials; and experience practicing in Massachusetts state and federal courts.  Candidates should desire to develop an active trial practice and be eager to take responsibility for a varied caseload with significant client contact.  Large-firm background preferred.  Must be admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Todd & Weld values collegiality and diversity within our firm and is an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Diner, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, sdiner@toddweld.com.


 

Todd & Weld LLP – The Highest Level of Trial Advocacy


 

LABOR, EMPLOYMENT, AND LITIGATION COUNSEL

Employer:  Eversourse Energy

Posted: April 4, 2019


Description:

Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES), a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor’s 500 energy company based in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, operates New England’s largest energy delivery system. Eversource is committed to safety, reliability, environmental leadership and stewardship, and expanding energy options for its 3.7 million electric and natural gas customers.  We are a company dedicated to our customers, communities, and employees.  We know that our success depends on the best efforts of our engaged team- diverse, talented, and dedicated individuals who take pride in their work, know and exhibit the value of teamwork and collaboration, and support each other in working safely every day.

The Eversource Legal Department is seeking a labor, employment, and litigation counsel to join our team in the Boston office in Massachusetts.  This position involves representing Eversource in a variety of labor and employment litigation matters, including union representation and unfair labor practice proceedings before the NLRB, collective bargaining, grievance, and arbitration proceedings, state and federal discrimination proceedings before administrative agencies (MCAD, EEOC, etc.) and in state and/or federal court, as well as counseling and providing relevant training on a broad range of labor and employment issues


Technical Knowledge/Skill:  Requires hands-on labor and employment and related litigation experience, including union election campaigns and related NLRB proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations, grievance and arbitration proceedings, unfair labor practice proceedings, drafting agency and court pleadings, drafting and arguing motions, preparing witnesses, as well as deposition and some trial/arbitration/hearing experience.  The successful candidate must be self-motivated and be able to immediately assume an active caseload, working closely with other in-house legal resources, company management, and, in certain matters, outside counsel.  Being a good team player, well-organized, and able to identify business-oriented solutions to complex legal problems are essential qualities to ensure success in this position.  The candidate must also demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

 

Education:  A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school required.


Experience:  The successful candidate will have at least five (5) years of timely, relevant labor and employment law and related litigation experience.

 

Bar Admissions:  Admission in good standing to the Massachusetts Bar required.  Admissions to Connecticut and/or New Hampshire bar a plus.  As a condition of employment, Connecticut and New Hampshire house counsel admission will be required within three months.


Apply here

 


DOMESTIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATE

Employer:  Todd & Weld LLP

Posted:  March 20, 2019


Description:

Todd & Weld LLP, a Boston-based firm of trial lawyers, seeks an associate with approximately 2-5 years of experience in complex domestic relations litigation. Candidates much have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills, and experience practicing in Massachusetts Probate and Family Courts.  Candidates should desire to support and develop an active trial practice and be eager to take responsibility for a varied caseload with the direct contact with clients, courts, experts, and other counsel.  Must be admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

Todd & Weld values collegiality and diversity within our firm and is an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Dina, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, sdiner@toddweld.com.



Brown Rudnick Presents the 1L Social Mobility Diversity Fellowship


As part of Brown Rudnick’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, they are proud to offer diversity fellowships to outstanding first-year law school students. It is a unique program that provides Fellows with a comprehensive and compensated summer associate experience and an additional scholarship. The Fellowship is open to all first-year law students who are the first in their families to have graduated from college. Applications open on December 1, 2018.


For more information and to apply, please click here.