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LITIGATION ATTORNEY (2ND-3RD YEAR)

Firm: Cooley LLP

Department: Business Litigation

Posted: July 5, 2017


Description:

Cooley has an opportunity available in its Boston office to join its nationally recognized Business Litigation Practice.


Qualifications:

Preferred candidates should present a solid background in complex commercial litigation, including for example, securities litigation, M&A litigation, and other complex disputes involving corporate clients. The candidate must have (i) 2-3 years of significant litigation experience, (ii) practiced in the Litigation Department of a comparable law firm (iii) project based experience, as well as the ability to multi-task on a variety of high-level assignments while continuously producing thoughtful, intelligent work product of superior quality (iv) experience working with and also overseeing junior associates and professional staff (v) a high level of academic achievement in law school. Experience litigating in both the state and federal courts of Massachusetts is a plus. Successful candidate will join a dynamic office of a nationally prominent Litigation practice. EOE.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



REAL ESTATE/CORPORATE PARALEGAL

Firm: Murtha Cullina LLP

Department: Real Estate

Posted: June 21, 2017


Description:

The Firm is searching for a full-time Real Estate/Corporate paralegal for the Boston office with strong commercial real estate experience in preparing closing documents from start to post-closing. Specific duties include:  ordering UCC/Litigation/Bankruptcy searches; ordering certificates and tracking dates; reviewing title commitments and survey;  keeping track of closing documents required based on a closing checklist; and preparation of closing documents, including a list or organization documents that are involved in various opinions and certificates.  On the corporate side, the paralegal will work directly with attorneys and clients during closings and corporate transactions, prepare audit letters for distribution to auditors and clients, assist in the preparation and filling of UCC filings and handle UCC filing search requests, and general preparation of corporate documents/materials.


Qualifications:

The qualified candidate must be highly organized, have strong research and writing skills and attention to detail.  Bachelor’s Degree required.


To Apply:

Qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter to Beverly Annello at careers@murthalaw.com.



TORT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Firm: Todd & Weld LLP

Department: Litigation

Posted: June 21, 2017


Description:

We seek an associate with approximately 3-5 years of experience with a strong interest in representing plaintiffs in tort-related cases.


Qualifications:

Candidates should have litigation experience in medical malpractice, personal injury, automobile accidents, or other similar areas.  Deposition and courtroom experience preferred.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by submitting cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Kimberly Dean, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, kdean@toddweld.com.



DOMESTIC RELATIONS ASSOCIATE

Firm: Todd & Weld LLP

Department: Litigation

Posted: June 21, 2017


Description:

We seek an associate with 2-5 years of experience in complex domestic relations litigation.


Qualifications:

Candidates must have excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills, and an ability to analyze complex finances.  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.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by submitting cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Kimberly Dean, Director of Associate Development & Recruitment, Todd & Weld LLP, kdean@toddweld.com.



MID-LEVEL/SENIOR DEBT FINANCE ASSOCIATE

Firm: Goodwin Procter LLP

Department: Debt Finance

Posted: June 20, 2017


Description:

Goodwin seeks a highly qualified mid-level/senior (2011-2014) associate to join our Debt Finance group. Specific experience to include representing private equity firms, corporate borrowers, hedge funds and/or financial institutions in connection with junior and senior debt financings for leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and other strategic transaction.


Qualifications:

Candidates applying for attorney positions with Goodwin should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Massachusetts bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) required.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATE

Firm: Brown Rudnick LLP

Department: Corporate and Capital Markets

Posted: June 16, 2017


Description:

Brown Rudnick is currently seeking a junior (2nd -3rd year) associate to join its dynamic Intellectual Property group in Boston. Candidates must have experience in patent preparation and prosecution, with a focus in the field of life sciences. Work includes preparing and filing patent applications, prosecuting applications, and conducting patentability and freedom to operate analyses for clients. Additional experience in the medical device and mechanical fields a plus. Position offers career growth potential.


Qualifications:

Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comparable law firm experience preferred.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Molly Childs at employmentopportunities@brownrudnick.com.



HEALTHCARE TRANSACTIONAL AND REGULATORY ATTORNEY

Firm: Day Pitney LLP

Department: Healthcare

Posted: June 15, 2017


Description:

Our Healthcare team is growing and is seeking an attorney with 8+ years of transactional and healthcare regulatory experience who is looking to grow their practice through involvement in sophisticated work, close team collaboration, and pro bono opportunities. Candidate may be resident in the Boston office.


Qualifications:

Candidate should have some level of portable business, and managed care or insurance regulation experience is a plus. Must be someone interested in growing the book of business and reputation of the Day Pitney Healthcare Practice. The ideal candidate should have excellent technical, professional and client service skills. Excellent academic credentials and written and oral communication skills are required. Appropriate state bar admission is also required.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



PATENT ASSOCIATE

Firm: Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Department: Intellectual Property

Posted: June 15, 2017


Description:

Choate is currently seeking a 1st to 4th year associate or Patent Agent with a strong technical background in electrical engineering.


Qualifications:

Experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications is required.  Some litigation and/or post-grant experience desired.  BS in EE required; advanced degree preferred.  Registration with the USPTO preferred; prior firm experience preferred.  Candidates must have superior organizational and communication skills (written and oral) and a demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional client service.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



PROJECT FINANCE ASSOCIATE

Firm: Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P.C.

Department: Associate

Posted: June 12, 2017


Description:

Mintz Levin is seeking a project finance associate with 3-4 years of experience to join our energy project development and finance practice in our Boston or Washington, DC offices.  The ideal candidate will have top firm and academic credentials and will have prior experience in US project finance transactions with distributed and utility scale renewable energy projects. The candidate must have experience with the principal financing documentation typical in project financings (including partnership agreements, credit agreements, security and pledge agreements, and depositary agreements) as well as experience with key project documentation (including PPAs, EPCs, and interconnection agreements) and related due diligence.


Qualifications:

Candidates must have 3-4 years of energy project finance experience with a primary focus on renewable energy and related corporate experience. Strong academics, drafting and interpersonal skills required


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by emailing lateralrecruiting@mintz.com for this position.



PATIENT ASSOCIATE – CHEMISTRY

Firm: Foley Hoag LLP

Department: Intellectual Property

Posted: June 12, 2017


Description:

Foley Hoag’s Intellectual Property Department has an opening in our Boston office for a junior associate who is a registered patent attorney with a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry.

We staff our clients’ patent matters leanly, affording associates an opportunity for significant responsibility and excellent career development. Associates typically work one-on-one with partners, gain a depth of experience in a broad range of patent strategy, drafting, prosecution and diligence matters, and get immediate client contact. Such experience has contributed to the firm’s consistently excellent rankings in various national satisfaction surveys and industry recognition lists.


Qualifications:

We seek applicants with strong academic credentials, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and up to four years of patent prosecution experience after graduation from law school. Experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of small molecules, pharmaceuticals, synthetic methods, molecular diversity and drug discovery would be particularly useful.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



IP ASSOCIATE OR TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

Firm: McCarter & English LLP

Department: Intellectual Property

Posted: June 9, 2017


Description:

McCarter & English is seeking an IP Associate with experience in biomedical engineering or medical devices.


Qualifications:

Relevant technical knowledge could include experience with tissue engineering, or mechanical, electrical, or electro-mechanical systems. Candidates need not have specific medical device experience but a strong background in relevant related fields and in interest in biomedical engineering or medical technology is required. Will also consider technical specialist candidates with this background along with superior academic record, research and writing skills.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by sending their resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Christine Lydon at recruiting@mccarter.com.


 


PATENT AGENT

Firm: Cooley LLP

Department: Intellectual Property

Posted: May 30, 2017


Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual with substantive industry experience and degree in electrical engineering, computer science or a related field to join our busy patent counseling, prosecution, and litigation practice. Duties include but are not limited to: conduct prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses; analyze patent and scientific papers and documents to assist patent attorneys on patent prosecution, counseling, and litigation; draft patent applications and responses to office actions; and advise lawyers on technology issues in preparation for depositions.


Qualifications:

Must have superb technical, written and verbal communication skills in English. Broad scientific knowledge in electrical engineering or computer science is required and advanced degree preferred. Individual must possess initiative, be a fast learner, and work well with others. Must be eligible to sit for the USPTO registration exam and otherwise meet the requirements for registration as a patent agent. Law school tuition assistance available to patent agent candidates. EOE.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



SUMMER 2018 ASSOCIATE

Firm: Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Department: Business, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Real Estate & Finance, Tax, Trusts and Estates

Posted: May 26, 2017


Description:

Our approach to the summer experience at Nutter is to provide our summer associates with as complete and accurate a view of the firm and our practice as possible. Summer associates divide their ten weeks between two departments. For those who desire exposure to other areas, assignment coordinators endeavor to provide them with projects tailored to their individual interests. Each summer associate receives two formal reviews, one at mid-summer and the other at the end of the program. These reviews are intended to provide the summer associate with guidance and are based upon written evaluations by supervising attorneys. Throughout the summer, we expect attorneys to provide individual, ongoing, informal feedback to summer associates, and encourage summer associates to solicit feedback directly from attorneys. Each summer associate is assigned mentors, from each department to which he or she is assigned. By the end of the program, our goal is for summer associates to have a thorough understanding of our client-base and the work environment they will encounter as full-time associates.


Qualifications:

Strong academic record.  Intelligent, enthusiastic, confident, and results-oriented team players with demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



SR. CAREER ASSOCIATE – BUSINESS & SEC. LITIGATIONS

Firm:   Ropes & Gray LLP

Department:  Litigation

Posted:  May 17, 2017


Description:
The Business and Securities Litigation Department seeks an attorney with 5+ years of corporate M&A and/or complex liability insurance experience to support our liability risk management practice, focusing on M&A transactional risk insurance products. Responsibilities include drafting and negotiating complex, customized insurance contracts, counseling on risk management issues and transactional representations and warranties and tax indemnity insurance coverage in connection with mergers and acquisitions and claims advocacy.


Qualifications:
5+ years of corporate M&A and/or complex liability insurance experience including drafting and negotiating complex, customized insurance contracts, counseling on risk management issues and transactional representations and warranties and tax indemnity insurance coverage in connection with mergers and acquisitions and claims advocacy. Strong academics and professional experience required, and large firm experience preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.  Diverse applicants and very experienced applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. If interested, please submit your application (including a resume, law school transcript, and cover letter). To learn more about the liability risk management practice at Ropes & Gray LLP, please visit here. Ropes & Gray is an equal opportunity employer.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



SENIOR ATTORNEY

Firm: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Massachusetts

Department: Litigation

Posted: May 16, 2017


Description:

The Senior Attorney will be responsible for developing, filing and litigating high-impact cases to advance civil liberties and civil rights. Reporting to ACLUM’s legal director and often working together with ACLUM colleagues and pro bono attorneys, the Senior Attorney will engage in all stages of litigation, including research, discovery and motion practice, drafting pleadings and briefs, making court appearances, and advising intake staff and volunteers. ACLUM attorneys also engage in non-litigation advocacy, such as public speaking and education, working with community organizations, meeting with public officials, giving media interviews, and writing blogs and articles.

The Senior Attorney will work closely with ACLUM’s legal director, with other full-time staff attorneys, law student interns, and with volunteer attorneys who are co-counsel on many of ACLUM’s cases. The Senior Attorney will also share in working with interns, legal fellows and volunteers, including responding to legal intake and providing mentorship.


Qualifications:

Applicants should be proven litigators with at least six years of litigation experience at state and federal levels. Extraordinary candidates with less experience will be considered. Other qualifications include:
•ability to litigate significant civil liberties and civil rights cases, including class actions, independently and under pressure;
•experience working with clients from diverse constituencies;
•excellent writing, oral advocacy, and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to communicate complex legal issues in court and to the public;
•strategic thinking about litigation and non-litigation tactics;
•ability to work cooperatively on a variety of projects with lawyers, other staff members, and with diverse community organizations and coalitions;
•capacity to supervise attorneys and legal work;
•ability to take initiative, think strategically, and share responsibility and credit;
•collaborative and positive manner;
•passion to support civil liberties, civil rights, and ACLUM’s mission;
•commitment to diversity and respect for differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance; and
•membership in the Massachusetts Bar (or admission within 3 months of joining ACLUM).


To Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing how their experience and skills meet the requirements for this position, along with salary requirements, resume, and writing sample to info@talentcitizen.com. To facilitate the review process, applicants should have the subject line: “[Your last name] Senior Attorney Application.” The ACLUM will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled.



BUSINESS ASSOCIATE

Firm: Foley Hoag LLP

Department: Business

Posted: May 15, 2017


Description:

Foley Hoag’s Business Department has an opening for a lawyer in our Boston office. We staff transactions leanly, affording associates an opportunity for significant responsibility and excellent career development. Associates work one-on-one with partners, gain a depth of experience in a broad range of corporate transactions, and get immediate client contact. Such experience has contributed to the firm’s consistently excellent rankings in national associate satisfaction surveys.


Qualifications:

We seek applicants from the Class of 2013 and senior with general transactional experience in one or more of the following areas: Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Financing and Licensing and commercial agreements. Although not required, experience in the Life Sciences industry is preferred. Fluency in a language in addition to English would also be a plus.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, deal sheet, and law school transcript to Jillian Chalmers, Senior Legal Recruiting Coordinator, at hiring@foleyhoag.com.



LIFE SCIENCES LICENSING ATTORNEY (4-7 YEARS)

Firm: Cooley LLP

Department: Life Science

Posted: April 28, 2017


Description:

Cooley has an opportunity available in its Boston office to join its nationally recognized Life Sciences Corporate Partnering & Licensing practice.


Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have four to seven years of experience representing life sciences companies in the structuring, negotiation and drafting of complex commercial and intellectual property transactions, including license, collaboration, co-development, clinical trial, supply and other agreements, in either a private law firm or in-house position.   Corporate experience is a plus.  Equivalent experience representing life sciences companies in heavily negotiated business transactions such as financing transactions or M&A would be an acceptable substitute.  Technical degree and/or knowledge of pharmaceutical, medical device and/or diagnostics industries is not required but certainly welcomed.  EOE.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



CORPORATE ATTORNEY (2ND-3RD YEAR)

Firm: Cooley LLP

Department: General Corporate

Posted: April 12, 2017


Description:

Cooley LLP has an opportunity available in the Boston office of its preeminent, internationally recognized corporate practice; associates with two to three years of general corporate experience involving public and private companies are encouraged to apply


Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have experience representing high growth businesses in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Candidates with public securities and/or capital markets experience, including representation of companies, investors and underwriters in public securities transactions and corporate governance and SEC reporting and compliance are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates will have worked in the corporate department of a national or international law firm, and will have a high level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school. EOE.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



CORPORATE ATTORNEY (4TH-5TH YEAR)

Firm: Cooley LLP

Department: General Corporate

Posted: April 12, 2017


Description:

Cooley LLP has an opportunity available in the Boston office of its preeminent, internationally recognized corporate practice; associates with two to three years of general corporate experience involving public and private companies are encouraged to apply


Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have experience representing high growth businesses in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Candidates with public securities and/or capital markets experience, including representation of companies, investors and underwriters in public securities transactions and corporate governance and SEC reporting and compliance are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates will have worked in the corporate department of a national or international law firm, and will have a high level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school. EOE.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



EMPLOYMENT, LABOR & BENEFITS PRACTICE GROUP ASSOCIATE (OFF-TRACK)

Firm:   Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Department:  Employment, Labor & Benefits

Posted:  March 9, 2017


Description:

The Boston office of Mintz Levin seeks a Practice Group Associate to join its Employment, Labor & Benefits practice to do a broad range of labor and employment work. This is an exciting opportunity for an attorney seeking to continue to practice employment and labor law for sophisticated clientele, but with a less demanding and more flexible schedule than the traditional on-track associate position, including a reduced client billable hour expectation and no non-billable requirements.  We offer challenging and interesting work, a collegial environment, and a unique opportunity to work with lawyers throughout our Employment, Labor & Benefits practice.  Responsibilities will include representing clients on a broad range of labor and employment matters, including employment and HR-related counseling, transactional and due diligence matters, executive employment agreements, and employment litigation (e.g., discrimination, wage and hour, non-compete cases).


Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of experience covering a broad spectrum of employment work, including advising employers on a broad range of day-to-day employment law and HR issues (including employment policies and practices, group and individual terminations, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, and wage and hour issues), supporting corporate M&A transactions (including conducting due diligence and reviewing transactional documents), and reviewing and drafting executive employment agreements and other issues relating to executive compensation. Candidates also should have employment litigation experience before state and federal courts and administrative agencies involving discrimination, non-compete, and wage and hour claims.  Candidates should have a strong academic background and excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.  In addition, candidates must be admitted to the Massachusetts State Bar.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATE

Firm:  Brown Rudnick LLP

Department:   Corporate & Capital Markets

Posted:  March 9, 2017


Description:

Brown Rudnick is currently seeking a junior (2nd -3rd year) associate to join its dynamic Intellectual Property group in Boston, Washington DC or Orange County. Candidates must have experience in patent preparation and prosecution, with a focus in the field of life sciences. Work includes preparing and filing patent applications, prosecuting applications, and conducting patentability and freedom to operate analyses for clients. Additional experience in the medical device and mechanical fields a plus. Position offers career growth potential.


Qualifications:

Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comparable law firm experience preferred.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Molly Childs at employmentopportunities@brownrudnick.com.



LEGAL PERSONNEL AND RECRUITING MANAGER

Firm:  Ropes & Gray LLP

Department:   Legal Recruiting

Posted:  March 3, 2017


Description:

Manage Entry Level & Lateral Recruitment programs for the Boston office, including the efficient and effective management of all aspects of activities related to the recruiting and hiring of entry level lawyers, the summer associate program, and the recruiting and hiring of lateral lawyers and career associates.  In addition, manage specific key transitions for incoming attorneys, including new associate orientation.  This role collaborates with the other Legal Recruiting Managers, who have responsibility for the distinct geographical regions, as well as Legal Personnel and Global Mobility managers.  The Legal Personnel and Recruiting Manager reports directly to the Senior Director of Legal Personnel, Recruiting and Global Mobility and works closely with the firm’s hiring partner, as well as other partners actively involved in recruiting initiatives and key attorney transitions.  The role requires a focus on people-management, continuous process improvement and the ability to engage in close collaboration with attorneys and other administrative departments both inside and outside of Human Resources.


  • Manage Legal Recruiting team in Boston effectively to emphasize high performance, continuous improvement and collaboration with other departments outside of HR.  Coach, mentor, and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities.  Delegate responsibility and expect accountability.  Provide effective feedback on a regular basis in addition to managing the annual performance reviews.  Work closely with the Legal Recruiting Managers in other geographical regions to coordinate and synchronize cohesive approach.
  • Oversee new associate orientation process for all US offices.
  • Working with the Manager of Legal Recruiting – Team Lead, manage lateral, technical advisor and career associate hiring and onboarding processes for the Boston office.
  • Oversee the management of the firm’s summer associate program, including social events, trainings, surveys, and evaluations. Work closely with other managers, senior recruiting coordinator and the other recruitment coordinators to ensure program initiatives are carried out successfully and on budget.
  • In collaboration with and oversight from the Manager of Legal Personnel and Global Mobility – Team Lead, collaborate on key transitions for all incoming attorneys and manage processes, such as relocations, assignments, and office transitions.
  • Manage law schools relationships for Boston area school, as well as others requested by the Senior Director.
  • Benchmark, formulate, administer and maintain recruiting policies, operational procedures and practices consistent with the goals and objectives of the firm, including meeting firm’s diversity hiring goals.
  • Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among staff; lead team to meet the firm’s expectations for productivity, quality and goal accomplishment.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Legal Personnel, Recruiting and Global Mobility.

Qualifications:

  • Flexibility in responding quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Proven leadership, people management, and organizational skills, coupled with the ability to excel in a multiple authorities environment
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of firm personnel
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of duties
  • Ability to recognize confidential information and to maintain confidentiality of such information
  • Must be team-oriented and able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures with the appropriate parties
  • Must pay attention to details and have the ability to follow up and follow through
  • Ability to multi-task, manage, delegate, and prioritize projects effectively
  • Ability to work independently, under the direction of others, and as a part of a team
  • Ability to work in a multi-office environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment
  • Proactive in learning and adapting to new systems and processes
  • Ability to perform under stressful conditions in a thoughtful and professional manner
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years recruiting and/or personnel experience, preferably in a law firm or professional services firm
  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and database programs (e.g., LawCruit)
  • Excellent written and oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

To Apply:

Visit the Ropes & Gray employment application website portal, or click here.



FUND FORMATION ATTORNEY (3RD-5TH YEAR)

Firm: Cooley LLP

Department:  Fund Formation

Posted: February 24, 2017


Description:

Cooley LLP has an opportunity available in the Private Investment Funds practice of its Boston office.   Associates with three to five years of private investment fund formation experience are encouraged to apply.


Qualifications:

Ideal candidates will have experience representing sponsors and investors in private investment funds and will have completed fund formation transactions, sponsor-level transactions (i.e., involving the general partner and management company entities) and secondary transactions involving limited partner and/or portfolio company interests.  We may also consider candidates with experience representing high growth businesses in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters involving private investment funds, but who wish to focus on private investment fund formation and operations matters. Candidates will have worked in the corporate department of a national or international law firm, and will have a high level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school. EOE.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.



IP LITIGATION ATTORNEY (LIFE SCIENCES)

Firm: Cooley LLP

Department: Intellectual Property, Patent

Posted: September 14, 2016


Description:

Someone with life sciences (pharmaceutical, biologics and/or medical device) patent litigation experience who isn’t afraid to stand up in court or take a deposition (and preferably has actually done both), is comfortable speaking directly with clients and opposing counsel, enjoys thinking creatively and working on a team, and is willing to actively participate in the strategic development of the case.


Qualifications:

1-4 years of significant patent litigation experience in U.S. District Courts and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (post-grant proceedings), including participating in underlying case analyses; conducting factual and legal research; drafting pleadings; participating in discovery on infringement, validity, and damages issues, including depositions and expert discovery; researching and drafting dispositive and discovery motions and claim construction briefing; and participating in pre-trial and trial activities.  Ideal candidates will have: (i)  undergraduate or master’s degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or other life sciences discipline; (ii) experience working within the Intellectual Property department of a comparable law firm;  and (iii) a high level of academic achievement from a law school institution.  Candidates should have excellent writing skills.  EOE.


To Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.