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
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).
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.
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATE
Firm: Brown Rudnick LLP
Department: Corporate & Capital Markets
Posted: March 9, 2017
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.
Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comparable law firm experience preferred.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Molly Childs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEGAL PERSONNEL AND RECRUITING MANAGER
Firm: Ropes & Gray LLP
Department: Legal Recruiting
Posted: March 3, 2017
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.
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