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POSITION OVERVIEW


Litigation Associate

Employer: Lando & Anastasi

Location: Boston, MA

Posted: June 15, 2021

 

Lando & Anastasi’s dynamic intellectual property attorneys work alongside inventors, scientists and business owners to secure their innovations, helping to build a better world.

 

We are currently seeking a Litigation Associate.

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Litigation Associate will represent clients in trademark, copyright, trade secret, patent and inventorship disputes before U.S. courts, in arbitral proceedings, in the International Trade Commission, and in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

 

Qualifications

· A degree in engineering or life sciences

· 2-4 years of IP litigation experience.

· Strong academic credentials, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

We fully comply with all laws prohibiting discrimination against any qualified applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship, national origin, marital, parental or veteran status, or disability as well as any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws.

 

Current regulations relating to the deemed export of certain information and technologies with which we and our clients work require us to limit access to citizens of the United States and United States permanent residents. If you do not currently meet this status requirement, we cannot consider your application for employment at this time.

 

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter to hiring@lalaw.com.


 

POSITION OVERVIEW


Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate Attorney

Employer: Verrill Dana LLP

Location: Boston, MA

Posted: June 1, 2021


Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate Attorney

Verrill seeks to hire an associate attorney to join our Boston or Portland office as a member of our Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group. Verrill’s nine-member Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation group advises a wide variety of large and mid-size employers in health care, higher education, financial services, manufacturing, energy, and other industries in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation.

A well-qualified candidate will have excellent academic credentials; superb research and writing skills; superior verbal and interpersonal communication skills; rigorous attention to detail; a strong work ethic; and a desire to provide the highest level of client service. The ideal candidate will also have at least one year of solid experience in employee benefits and executive compensation legal work, including direct engagement with clients, consulting firms, and governmental enforcement agencies.

Verrill is a full-service law firm with more than 120 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from our offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine; Westport, Connecticut; Boston, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; and Washington, D.C. Verrill offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as an excellent work environment in which our employees can grow and prosper both professionally and personally.

 

Please send a cover letter and resume in confidence to:

 

Sarah M. Lacombe

HR Recruiting & Development Specialist

hiring@verrill-law.com

 

Verrill Dana, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please visit our website at www.verrilldana.com


POSITION OVERVIEW


Family Law Associate

Employer: Todd & Weld

Location: Boston, MA

Posted: June 1, 2021


Todd & Weld LLP, a Boston-based firm of trial lawyers, seeks an associate with approximately 3-5 years of experience in complex domestic relations litigation. Candidates must have excellent writing, analytical, 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 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 cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Shira Diner, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, sdiner@toddweld.com


 

POSITION OVERVIEW


Legislative Director

Employer: Massachusetts State Senator

Location: Boston, MA

Posted: May 7, 2021


Senator Julian Cyr represents Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. First elected to the State Senate in November 2016, Senator Cyr is now serving in his third term and is among the youngest senators in the 40-member body. He is the Senate Assistant Majority Whip; Chair of the Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery; Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Racial Equity, Civil Rights, and Inclusion; Vice Chair of the Joint Committee on Elder Affairs; and serves on committees with oversight of health care policy, public health, telecommunications and energy, COVID-19 emergency management, and redistricting.

The Legislative Director manages policy development, legislative drafting, and analysis for Senator Cyr. The person in this position will advise Senator Cyr on pending legislation and policy matters and will work to advance the Senator’s legislative agenda under the direction of the Chief of Staff. Other major responsibilities include stakeholder engagement, monitoring district issues, and drafting various types of internal and external correspondence.

Position title: Legislative Director

Time: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Start Date: June 2021

Position based in: Boston, MA (virtual for the time being)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Duties:

  • Work with the Senator and Chief of Staff to identify legislative and budget priorities.
  • Research and draft legislation, amendments, written and oral testimony, and policy/legal memoranda.
  • Summarize and brief the Senator and Chief of Staff on legislation and amendments pending before the Senate; staff the Senator during formal Senate sessions.
  • Monitor and recommend bill co-sponsorships, resolutions, and legislative letter sign-on requests to Senator and Chief of Staff.
  • Track and analyze the annual state budget and supplemental budgets, and manage budget debate preparation for the office.
  • Manage district legislative issues and home rule petitions.
  • Serve as primary staff for the Senator’s legislative committee assignments.
  • Staff the Senator during meetings and hearings at the State House, and in the district on occasion.
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the Senator in the State House and in the district as needed.
  • Respond to constituent legislative inquiries via phone, letters, and e-mail.

This position requires the following:

  • Excellent research, writing and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to solve problems and complete projects.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure in a demanding and fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness and ability to work some evening and weekend hours, especially during busy periods of the legislative year.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to the district periodically.
  • Any combination of education and experience that indicates strong writing, analytic, and legal reasoning skills.

Strongly desired, but not required:

  • Knowledge of the Massachusetts Legislature, legislative process, and Massachusetts Law.
  • Knowledge of or professional experience with the Cape and Islands District that demonstrates an understanding of the region’s priorities and key issues.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Law degree  or other relevant advanced degree

Salary Range: $51,000-$54,000 per year. Plus benefits.

To apply: Applicants should submit a resume, professional writing sample, one-page cover letter, and 3 references to incoming Chief of Staff Liz Ganz: Elizabeth.Ganz@masenate.gov

Application deadline is May 14, 2021 at 5pm. No calls, please. Position to start ASAP.

The Office of State Senator Julian Cyr is committed to providing equal access to job opportunities for all and, as such, employment decisions in our office are made without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, veteran status, or genetic information. Senator Cyr and his staff are committed to creating a work environment free from discrimination.

 


 

POSITION OVERVIEW


Talent Development Manager

Employer: Sullivan & Worcester

Location: Boston, MA

Posted: April 29, 2021


The Talent Development Manager works with the Director of Strategic Talent Management to assist in designing and implementing programs focused on attorney on-boarding, core legal and professional skills, and leadership development, as well as cultural initiatives around engagement, work-life effectiveness, and other areas. The Manager designs and implements innovative and impactful learning programs, including curricula for the firm’s departments and legal practice areas, plus core skills training programs in the areas of feedback, people and project management, and communications skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

·       Work collaboratively with the Director of Strategic Talent Management and across departments to assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive talent development strategy

·       Build core legal skills training programs to support associate and professional track attorney development of core competencies, and to develop a core curriculum of training for departments and practice areas

·       Develop an approach for the departments to monitor their pipeline of talent, identify the learning and/or development needs of attorneys in the group, and provide appropriate client opportunities, training, mentoring, coaching, and resources to help them develop

·       Partner with Director to improve all firm training programs and tools to be more interactive, practical, and effective, applying advanced adult learning theory and relevant technologies

·       Manage effective work brokering system for each department

·       Partner with Director in managing associate performance review cycles (e.g., annual reviews, interim evaluations, performance improvement plans)

·       Maintain an understanding of the firm’s competitors and their professional development programs.

·       Oversee flexible work arrangement program for legal staff and continuing legal education (“CLE”) course accreditation and compliance program

·       Serve ex officio as a member of the Associates Committee

·       Manage effective and consistent programs to enhance the work/life effectiveness for attorneys

·       Assume additional responsibilities as requested

Qualifications:

·       Bachelor’s Degree required; Juris Doctorate strongly preferred

·       Minimum of 4 years of practice in a large law firm and/or 3 years of professional development experience in a leading professional services firm

·       Professional coaching certification and/or teaching experience considered a plus

·       Experience with CLE course accreditation and compliance considered a plus

·       Familiarity with organizational development, curriculum management, instructional design, learning management systems, adult learning techniques, principles, theory and online learning technologies also considered a plus

·       Excellent attention to detail, organizational, interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills, as well as the ability to listen well, take initiative and manage multiple projects simultaneously

·       Must be a diplomatic and creative problem solver and possess superior judgment

·       Proven ability to build trust with and gain buy-in from firm leaders and other key stakeholders

·       Ability to travel to multiple firm office locations as necessary

Interested candidates should send a resume to Vanessa Stella, Senior HR Generalist, at vstella@sullivanlaw.com.



COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Employer: Todd & Weld

Location: Boston, MA

Posted: April 29, 2021


POSITION OVERVIEW

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


 


Trademark and Copyright Associate

Employer: Fish & Richardson

Location: Boston, MA

Posted: April 28, 2021


POSITION OVERVIEW

Global intellectual property firm Fish & Richardson is hiring. Come join the top IP firm in the country as a trademark and copyright 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 with nationally ranked trademark and copyright attorneys to protect brands across all industries. You will become a strategic counselor to clients seeking business-minded legal solutions in prosecution, enforcement and litigation, licensing and advertising. 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 trademark, copyright and intellectual property, we want to hear from you.

 

Who you are…

· You have 1-3 years of U.S. and foreign trademark counseling, clearance, and prosecution experience including reviewing clearance searches and preparing substantive responses to PTO office actions.

· You have previous experience preparing and responding to cease and desist letters and handling other enforcement matters, including domain name disputes, UDRP actions, TTAB proceedings, and matters related to the use of trademarks on social media platforms.

· You have experience in copyright law.

· 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? Click here to submit your application.


Corporate Counsel

Employer: Sanofi

Location: Boston, MA | Bridgewater, NJ

Posted: April 8, 2021


POSITION OVERVIEW

The Corporate Counsel for US Litigation & Investigations will be responsible for managing litigation and claims involving US-based Sanofi entities in a variety of practice areas, working independently, as well as with outside counsel and colleagues in the US Litigation & Investigations group.  The position requires effective and efficient management of litigation, with an emphasis on favorable results while managing costs.  The Corporate Counsel will also be responsible for providing legal support on eDiscovery, working with the Department’s other eDiscovery resources as well as IS colleagues, both in the US and in Europe.  The person filling this position ideally has knowledge of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, must be an effective communicator, and have the ability to work with colleagues in Legal and diverse functional and operational areas throughout the company (such as HR, Finance, Pharm Ops., Business Development, IA, IS, etc.).  The person filling this position must have the ability to analyze complex situations, develop and communicate plans of action and carry them out.  The person filling this position may also provide advice and counsel on business issues and the legal implications of those issues.

Job Duties:

  • Support of a diverse caseload, including development of action plans and communication of issues, status, case developments and litigation risks.  Caseload will include product liability and general commercial litigation, and providing assistance to other in-house-counsel on other matters, as needed.

  • Supervise the collection and production of documents, preserving all privileges.

  • Effectively manage outside counsel spend.

  • Analyze complex situations, develop and communicate strategies and carry them out.

  • Maintain detailed knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment and current developments in those areas.

  • Advise senior Legal management of developments and risk areas.

  • Resolve disputes with other companies or individuals through negotiation or mediation with or without the involvement of outside counsel.

  • Participate in cross-functional teams throughout the Company.

  • Devise novel solutions to problems.

  • Demonstrate Sanofi values and commitment to compliance on a consistent basis.

  • Know when to escalate issues internally and with outside counsel.

  • Perform other duties as requested.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Excellent academic credentials, including a BA/BS and Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of legal experience.

  • Licensed to practice law in a US state, and either in good standing in New Jersey or able to obtain a NJ limited license for in-house counsel.

  • Proficiency with Word, Powerpoint and other corporate standard software – required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience for a pharma/biotech company, FDA or other relevant governmental agency, or for a law firm working on healthcare-related matters.

Professional Skills/Attributes:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated, able to work independently, reliable, responsive, and accountable to deliver results

  • Sound judgment and commitment to ethical conduct

  • Ability to develop, present and follow-through on innovative solutions

  • Team player with a commitment to developing strong collaborative relationships with legal colleagues, clients and cross-functional teams

  • Demonstrated ability to understand legal principles and compliance, as well as business requirements

  • Project management

  • Commitment to proactively identifying opportunities for improvement and engaging with appropriate stakeholders to propose solutions

  • Solution-oriented; business-oriented

  • High level of professionalism

  • Proven ability/interest in working across a broad range of subject matter areas

  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and priorities simultaneously and still meet high quality and timeliness standards under pressure, with a sense of urgency

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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1L Diveristy Transactional Summer Program (Boston, MA Office)

Employer: Sullivan & Worcester

Posted: January 21, 2021


Description:

Sullivan Launches 1L Diversity Transactional Summer Program

We are proud to announce the launch of The Sullivan & Worcester 1L Diversity Transactional Summer Program. This program provides a unique opportunity to a talented first year law student interested in pursuing a long-term career as a transactional real estate or corporate attorney focusing primarily on real estate companies. This 1L Diversity Summer Program provides a unique opportunity to gain direct exposure to a Sullivan client’s in-house legal department as well as be a part of the company’s outside law firm. This will provide the 1L summer associate the opportunity to receive exposure to many facets of legal practice and see the full life cycle of a real estate or corporate transaction firsthand.

The 1L summer associate will spend half of the summer working in Sullivan’s Boston office and the other half working in the legal department at the client’s offices in the Greater Boston area. The 1L summer associate will be a member of the Sullivan summer program and will receive the same compensation and participate in the same social activities as other Sullivan summer associates. 1L summer associates who successfully complete the 1L Diversity Summer Program will receive offers to participate in Sullivan’s summer program following their 2L year and will be considered for a permanent position following graduation from law school.

In furtherance of the firm’s goal of providing world class legal service, we recognize that diversity of ideas, backgrounds and experience are essential to meeting that goal. Our commitment to diversity is one of the firm’s most important core values. We aspire to recruit, retain, and promote talented individuals representing the full spectrum of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age and physical ability.

Applications will be accepted through February 15, 2021, but are encouraged to be submitted as soon as possible.

Application Materials:

  • Complete Online Application
  • Resume
  • Official Law School Transcript
  • Official Undergraduate Transcript
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement of 500 words or less describing (i) your interest in practicing transactional real estate or corporate law and (ii) how you have supported and would help support diversity, equity and inclusion in your legal community or the legal profession

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic Achievement at an ABA Accredited Law School
  • Demonstrated Commitment to Promoting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Legal Profession
  • Demonstrated Leadership Attributes
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • A Sincere Interest in Practicing at Sullivan after Graduation

About Sullivan

Sullivan & Worcester (Sullivan) is a leading AmLaw 200 law firm. With over 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC, they guide organizations that are rewriting the rules. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. As a global law firm, Sullivan’s reach extends beyond the United States. Sullivan has represented clients around the world and has a deep bench for working on a variety of matters and issues affecting clients globally.



 

 

General Counsel – 200007R3 (Boston, MA Office)

Employer: Massachusetts Civil Service Commission

Posted: November 23, 2020


 

Description:

The Massachusetts Civil Service Commission (Commission) is a quasi-judicial appellate board whose mission is to ensure that public employment decisions are made based on merit, free of any personal or political bias.

The Commission hears and decides appeals by persons including, but not limited to:  permanent, tenured civil service employees appealing a disciplinary action by a state agency or city or town; candidates bypassed for appointment or promotion to a state or local civil service position; civil service exam applicants contesting their examination results; and state employees seeking to be reclassified.  Approximately 200-250 are received annually.

Individual members of the Commission, pursuant to Chapter 31 of the General Laws and the Standard Adjudicatory Rules of Practice and Procedure (801 CMR 1.01 et seq.), conduct hearings and then draft decisions for review by the full, 5-member Commission.  Commission decisions are subject to judicial review under G.L. c. 30A.

Consistent with COVID-19 protocols, most Commission business is currently being conducted remotely and employees are working remotely.

General Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide sound legal advice to Commissioners regarding G.L. c. 31, other areas of law relevant to the decision-making process; and 801 CMR 01, including those matters related to discovery, admissibility of exhibits, confidentiality, privilege, etc.
  2. Conduct legal research on all relevant matters, including those related to issues of first impression and matters that require determining legislative intent.
  3. When necessary, serve as a hearing officer at remote or in-person hearings across Massachusetts and draft recommended decisions for review by the Commission.
  4. Review/edit Commission decisions drafted by Commissioners prior to issuance to ensure that decisions will withstand judicial review.
  5. Serve as the liaison with the Office of the Attorney General, assisting with judicial challenges to Commission decisions.
  6. Serve as:  the Commission’s Records Access Officer, responding to all public records and related requests and ensuring compliance with the state’s records retention requirements; and other roles in which the incumbent has relevant experience (e.g. – ADA Coordinator, etc.).
  7. Supervise law students participating in a law clerk program in which 2nd and 3rd year law students assist the Commission by attending hearings and writing draft decisions.
  8. Assist with the development of rules, policies, and procedures and implement those adopted by the Commission.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and a current license to practice law in Massachusetts.
  • At least six years of experience working in a law firm, corporate in-house legal department, government agency or non-profit organization, or similar setting.
  • Ability to work remotely.
  • Ability to work independently, manage caseloads, and complete other tasks with limited administrative support.
  • Ability to travel throughout the commonwealth as assigned and necessary
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook, and with video conferencing platforms (i.e. Webex, Zoom, Microsoft Teams).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in legal research methods, procedures and analysis, oral and written advocacy, and creative problem-solving.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, practically, and logically in verbal and written forms.
  • Sound judgment skills and discipline in handling confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to understand and apply laws, rules, and regulations governing agency operations.
  • Ability to establish rapport and maintain harmonious working relationships with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least six years of experience in labor or employment law – public sector preferred.
  • Past experience working at, with, or before the Civil Service Commission or a similar quasi-judicial agency or the equivalent.
  • Ability to become proficient with case tracking software (e.g. – Time Matters).

Pre-Hire Process:

Any candidate interviews will be done remotely via Webex video conferencing and will be audio/video recorded.

A background check will be completed on the recommended candidate.   Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Applicants must have at least (A) six (6) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management of which (B) at least two (2) years must have been in a supervisory or managerial capacity or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below.

 

Substitutions:

 

I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required (A) experience.

 

II. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required (A) experience.

 

III. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required (A) experience.

 

IV. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for four (4) years of the required (A) experience.

 

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.


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.