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Boston - IP Project Assistant

The Boston office is currently seeking an IP Project Assistant. The IP Project Assistant will provide support services to the Intellectual Property team attorneys and paralegals in the prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks. Essential duties & responsibilities: assist attorneys and paralegals with prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks, which includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of routine correspondence to clients and foreign associates; the preparation and filing of legal documents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; reviewing and ordering documents received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; providing support to IP team members with special projects and overflow of routine responsibilities; and other projects as may be assigned. The ideal candidate should have a college degree and either previous exposure to the field of Intellectual Property or an office environment. However, college graduates or self-starters with strong problem-solving skills, but no previous IP or office experience, will be considered. Candidate must have a working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm. Position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Boston, Chicago, Dallas or Tampa - Industry Marketing Specialist

The Industry Marketing Specialist will interact with attorneys, professional staff and vendors/consultants to manage and execute projects, programs, activities and processes that support the marketing strategies for the firm’s Industry Teams, strategic practice groups within the department and related practice teams. This individual will play an integral role in supporting the Industry Team attorneys with their marketing and business development needs. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications or related field and 3 - 5 years of experience in a general marketing role in professional services organization or healthcare industry. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Milwaukee or Washington DC - Electronic Billing Specialist

The Electronic Billing Specialist is responsible for handling, implementing, and resolving ebilling (electronic billing) for the firm. This position works closely with other Accounting & Finance staff, especially with Billing Coordinators, the Billing & Collections Manager, and Accounting Managers within a national structure to handle the firm’s ebilling operations. Qualifications include a minimum of three years of law firm billing and ebilling experience. An Associate’s Degree in Accounting or related field and Elite Enterprise or 3E experience preferred. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status or medical condition. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Boston, Chicago, Milwaukee or Washington, DC - Senior Manager of Business Development (Litigation)

The Senior Manager of Business Development (Litigation) is a highly visible, hands-on, results-oriented position that directly supports the firm’s attorneys and practice groups within the Litigation Law Department, including such practices as Bankruptcy, Construction, Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation, and Labor & Employment. This role is measured by successful development and execution of focused business development programs that engage clients and drive revenue. Developing a deep understanding of firm capabilities and aligning those services with client needs and emerging industry trends is an important success factor for the role. Specific responsibilities include developing and executing focused go-to-market business plans for the practice groups within the Litigation department; supervising a team of marketing and business development focused professionals supporting the Litigation group; providing business development counsel and support to the primary relationship attorney on pursuit opportunities; and supporting firm training programs within the Litigation group. This person will be responsible for building working relationships with attorneys and team members throughout the firm to advance the development and execution of all litigation practice group initiatives; working with practice leaders to develop strategic business and client development plans; supporting the pitch process, competitive intelligence, and research to ensure strong communication and client service. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field; a minimum of six years of related marketing experience in a professional services environment; experience managing or leading a team; marketing and business planning experience with a solid understanding of the professional services business model; strong client service, strategic planning, project management, problem solving, and business acumen; excellent written and oral communication skills; and proficient in Microsoft Words, PowerPoint, and Excel. Law firm experience is preferable. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Boston, New York or Washington, DC - IP Paralegal (U.S. and International)

The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of prosecution documents. This position will support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to our clients. The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining a docket, for timely reporting of communications to the client and foreign associates, and for timely handling of various prosecution formalities. This is a position with an annual 1500 billable hour requirement. Candidate must have at least 1-3 years’ experience in international and/or U.S. prosecution and a high school diploma, although a bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate is preferred. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices required. The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. A working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm are also required. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago - Assistant - Litigation/Bankruptcy

The main role of the Litigation and Bankruptcy Assistant is to provide executive level secretarial and administrative assistance to a busy bankruptcy partner and chair of the firm’s national bankruptcy group, litigation attorneys and/or paraprofessionals in the daily operation of practicing law as well as administration of practice group matters and the handling of significant client relationships. This position will also provide exceptional service and high quality work product for clients. The assistant will perform executive assistant duties through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical-related tasks. This position requires the assistant to produce documents relating to specific functions and requirements as set forth within the litigation practice group using firm standard software. A minimum of 5-7 years of high-level executive secretarial experience is required, as well as experience and familiarity with litigation, bankruptcy, research tools and publications. Specialized or tech training beyond high school is desired. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago - Billing Coordinator

The Billing Coordinator will perform complex billing on a monthly and weekly basis, including system file maintenance. In addition, this person will manage the production of reports upon request, and help monitor the WIP and A/R inventory for their assigned attorneys. Qualifications include a high school diploma; an associate’s degree in a related field is preferred. A minimum of two years of billing experience desired, preferably in a professional services or law firm environment. Experience working in Elite and 3E billing systems preferred. Successful candidate will have a working knowledge of submitting electronic billing through e-billing systems and thorough knowledge of billing procedures. Candidates must have an excellent attention to detail; strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment; analytical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to work in a team environment; strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills; and proficiency in MS Office. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago - Hospitality Coordinator

The Chicago Office is seeking a Hospitality Coordinator who will be responsible for managing and participating in the day to day workflow, food and beverage ordering, meeting room management, oversight of office services functions and staffing schedules for the hospitality department. The Office Services Coordinator – Hospitality will report to the Manager, Office Services and will work with the Office Services – Hospitality team to provide quality service to the Chicago office staff, attorneys & clients. Qualified candidates must be able to lift 50 pounds, have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years of work experience in hospitality, convention services, conference centers, hotel catering, banquet site services and/or restaurants. Previous work experience in a large office setting or law firm is preferred. Candidates must also possess strong interpersonal skills; computer software skills; a superior attention to detail; effective organizational, time management, prioritization and judgment skills; ability to work at a fast pace; strong follow up and follow through; outstanding comprehension and communication skills to communicate courteously and effectively with attorneys, other professional staff and clients; ability to work independently and as a part of a well-functioning team; and flexibility to work outside of scheduled hours when needed. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago - Senior IT Support Specialist

The Senior IT Support Specialist will use technical troubleshooting skills to aid in the operational support of law firm technologies. This role will have regular interaction with attorneys and numerous legal and administrative staff and is responsible for client service and support. Responsibilities include responding to written and verbal requests for technical advice and support; documentation; setup and configuration of AV equipment; routine maintenance and repair of computers, printers, and peripherals; installs software, hardware, and other equipment; administers telephone and voicemail systems including adds, moves, and changes; and tracks network servers and UPS components as needed. This position requires travel and evening/weekend work on occasion. Qualifications include experience supporting technology for end users working in a network environment; strong technical skills troubleshooting hardware and software applications; experience with network connectivity, wiring closets, equipment and inventory management, audio visual equipment, office equipment moves, email management, document and spreadsheet creation; and must have experience setting up computers, printers, and installing and configuring software. Preferred qualifications include an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field and technical certifications, such as HDI Desktop Support Technician, A+, Net+, Security+, Microsoft Desktop Support Technician. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago or Milwaukee - Collections Specialist

The Collections Specialist is responsible for accounts receivable collections for our Milwaukee & Madison offices. Specific responsibilities include working with the principal billing partners to identify accounts requiring collection activity; contacting clients to establish payment arrangements, resolve billing disputes or answer questions; communicating with the principal billing partner, Regional Accounting Manager and Billing & Collections Manager on the status of accounts; reviewing and following up on accounts as they have been paid, referred to collection/suspense or written off; providing assistance to Collections Specialists in other locations when needed and other assigned projects. Qualifications include a minimum of three (3) years of collections experience in a professional services setting; law firm experience preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field preferred. Position also requires an understanding of billing, collection, and accounting principles; excellent communication and negotiation skills; proficiency in Excel; and understanding of accounting or billing systems. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago, Madison or Milwaukee - IP Paralegal (U.S. and International)

The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of prosecution documents. This position will support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to our clients. The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining a docket, for timely reporting of communications to the client and foreign associates, and for timely handling of various prosecution formalities. This is a position with an annual 1500 billable hour requirement. Candidate must have at least 1-3 years' experience in international and/or U.S. prosecution and a high school diploma, although a bachelor's degree and/or a paralegal certificate is preferred. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices required. The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. A working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm are also required. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas or Houston - Billing Coordinator

The Billing Coordinator will perform complex billing on a monthly and weekly basis, including system file maintenance. In addition, this person will manage the production of reports upon request, and help monitor the WIP and A/R inventory for their assigned attorneys. Qualifications include a high school diploma; an associate’s degree in a related field is preferred. A minimum of two years of billing experience desired, preferably in a professional services or law firm environment. Experience working in Elite and 3E billing systems preferred. Successful candidate will have a working knowledge of submitting electronic billing through e-billing systems and thorough knowledge of billing procedures. Candidates must have an excellent attention to detail; strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; analytical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to work in a team environment; strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills; and proficiency in MS Office. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Dallas, Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee or Orlando - Conflicts Analyst

The Conflicts Research Analyst has responsibility for the entire conflict research and identification process as it relates to new business of the firm, from research and identification through resolution and clearance. This includes preparing initial conflicts analysis, providing support to firm attorneys in resolution and clearing of conflicts and drafting of engagement and waiver letters. The Analyst will partner with attorneys in the department’s leadership to ensure firm compliance with ethical rules governing lawyers and complete other projects as assigned. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree and two years of professional work experience or one year of legal experience. Additionally, a successful candidate will possess strong issue identification, research and analytical skills; strong communication, customer service, attention to detail and organizational skills; and proven ability to provide high quality, accurate and efficient work product in a high volume environment. This position is scheduled to work Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 6:00pm. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Detroit - Litigation Paralegal

The Litigation Paralegal provides paralegal services to attorneys and acts as a liaison between the attorney and the case files throughout all stages of litigation, pre-trial investigation and preparation; manages own caseload and provides attorneys with all necessary assistance in order to provide economical and efficient services for clients; files documents in both state and federal courts and prepares e-filing when appropriate; acts as a liaison between the trial team and third parties; coordinates trial or hearing logistics; works with litigation support specialists and attorneys on electronic productions; attends and assists at trial as requested; and performs other tasks as assigned. The ideal candidate will have strong time management skills; ability to work under pressure on time-sensitive projects; willingness to work overtime and travel occasionally; self-motivation and the ability to work independently; ability to work effectively on a team and with all levels of personnel; excellent oral and written communication skills; superior knowledge of legal terminology, documents and the legal process; excellent research and analytical skills; and high-level attention to detail. A Bachelor's degree, paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in Litigation, and a minimum two years of Michigan litigation experience is required. Experience in Bankruptcy preferred; Blue-Booking/Cite-Checking and Relativity a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Los Angeles - Litigation Assistant

Foley has an opportunity for a litigation assistant in its LA office. The selected candidate will support four attorneys in the litigation and business law departments. Duties include assisting with overall case file maintenance by completing routine administrative tasks that may include copying, indexing, labeling, and the overall management and organization of large amounts of data, both in paper and electronic formats; preparation of draft pleadings, memos, correspondence with accuracy and attention to detail; type, edit, and proofread briefs (including, redlining, comparing documents, advanced formatting, TOA and TOC creation and manipulation); manage deadlines by prioritizing and handling multiple projects with competing time constraints in a fast-paced environment; gather and organize relevant material for use in legal proceedings; electronic filing and service of documents in bankruptcy cases and other jurisdictions; docketing and maintenance of calendars; and communicate with courts, clients, and attorneys. Must be conversant with general court and local court rules regarding filing, including electronic filings, particularly, USDC and LASC and have some familiarity with Best Case, Relativity, Casehomepage, LexisNexis and OneLegal websites. The ideal candidate must possess at least three years of litigation secretarial experience; type 65 wpm with proficiency in MS Word 2010, Excel, and PowerPoint; possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including spelling, grammar, attention to detail and proofreading ability; good organizational skills; be able to prioritize work; possess ability to turn-around of workflow; must be a self-starter, be able to multi-task and be a team player. Candidate must have a strong work ethic. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status or medical condition. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Madison - IP Administrative Assistant II

Our Madison office is in need of a talented, driven Administrative and Docketing Assistant to provide docketing assistance to the firm’s rapidly growing IP department. The position, which assists the entire Madison office IP group, offers the opportunity to work in a fast paced, challenging and friendly environment. Examples of duties include: reviewing patent and trademark related mail entering/updating/clearing deadlines, preparing docketing reports for attorneys and paralegals, communicating regarding docketing requests and case updates, and providing general administrative assistance to the IP department. The ideal candidate will enjoy daily variety and a team environment. The ability to juggle multiple projects and strong attention to detail are key. This job requires strong administrative skills, exceptional customer service skills, and problem-solving capacity. Candidate must have at least 2 years of work experience in an office environment. Law firm and intellectual property experience are preferred. Interpersonal skills are key to making this a successful position – the candidate who takes this job must have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to interact professionally with all levels of firm staff and attorneys. We are looking for someone with experience in Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint) and experience with electronic database software is a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Madison - IP Assistant

The Assistant will work within a team in the Intellectual Property Law Departments and Chemical/BioPharma & Mechanical/Electrical Practice areas. The primary responsibilities of the position includes but is not limited to managing attorney dockets and handling all administrative aspects of US and foreign patent prosecution. Additional responsibilities include reviewing, scanning and saving incoming mail (documents, e-mails and facsimiles) to Netdocs/Outlook, conflict checks, opening new matters, managing production of project and monthly billing, making travel arrangements, and preparing reimbursements. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication, solid organization skills, a willingness to learn and be flexible with working overtime. Candidates must also be detail oriented, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have the ability to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Madison - IP Paralegal

The Madison office currently has an excellent opportunity for an IP Paralegal. Candidate should have some experience with Intellectual property areas. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, preparation and filing of U.S. patent applications, Provisionals, Utilities, Continuations, Continuations-in-part, Divisionals, Designs, Plant Patent and U.S. National phase applications; preparation and handling of all related formalities, such as Declarations, Power of Attorneys, Assignments, Formal Drawings, Information Disclosure Statements, Extensions of Time, Preliminary Amendments, missing parts/requirements, as well as client communications. A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent U.S. and Foreign patent prosecution experience in a law firm or in-house environment is required. Candidate must possess excellent organizational and technical skills; superior attention to detail and communication skills; the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment; and the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies with tact and professionalism. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Madison - IP Project Assistant

The IP Project Assistant will provide support services to the Intellectual Property team attorneys, Paralegal Coordinator and paralegals in the prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks. Essential duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the preparation of routine correspondence to clients and foreign associates; the preparation and filing of legal documents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; reviewing and ordering documents received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; providing support to IP team members with special projects and overflow of routine responsibilities; and other projects as may be assigned. The ideal candidate should have a college degree and either previous exposure to the field of Intellectual Property or an office environment. However, college graduates or self-starters with strong problem-solving skills will be considered. Candidate must have a working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm. Position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Miami - Corporate Immigration Paralegal

Foley’s Miami office is seeking a Corporate Immigration Paralegal. The ideal candidate possesses 3-5 years of corporate experience with demonstrated knowledge of research, drafting and preparing complex employment, investment and treaty–based visa petitions, H-3 Trainee, Individual L or L-blanket petitions, E-1/E-2 treaty/trader investor visas, EB-5 investor visas, and TN, H-1B, and E-3 visas. This candidate will have experience working with the U.S. Department of Labor procedures for corporate immigration, such as preparing and filing labor condition applications, resolving client registration and processing issues, crafting ads for PERM Labor Certification, and managing recruitment through submitting applications to DOL, in compliance with federal requirements. Additionally, this candidate will also have knowledge of extraordinary ability visas, National Visa Center processing, Consular Processing or immigrant/non-immigrant visas, and AOS processes. Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking and writing skills are a plus. Must be organized, able to multi-task and meet deadlines, and work both independently and as a collaborative member of a team. Desired requirements include either a Bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate, or equivalent experience. We offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunity for professional growth. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Assistant - Business Law

We currently have an excellent opportunity available for an Assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support to our attorneys in the daily operations of our Business Law Department, Transactions Practice Group. Responsibilities include performing complex executive assistant duties and clerical tasks. Other duties include creating, filing, styling and formatting various documents, opening new client matters, inputting attorney time on a daily basis, maintaining client files, preparing expense reports and disbursement forms and other tasks pertinent to the successful operations of the Business Law Department. Successful candidates must have exceptional communication and administrative skills and accurate typing skills with proficiency in all Microsoft office products. Other qualifications include excellent grammar and proofreading skills coupled with previous legal secretarial or administrative assistant experience in a legal or comparable environment. (An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for previous work experience.) Candidate must be a self-starter and a team player with outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Milwaukee - Assistant - Intellectual Property

We currently have an excellent opportunity available for an Assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support for our attorneys in the daily operations of our Intellectual Property Department. Responsibilities include performing complex executive assistant duties and clerical tasks including managing attorney dockets and handling all administrative aspects of U.S. and foreign IP prosecution. Other duties include creating, filing, styling and formatting various documents, opening new client matters, inputting attorney time on a daily basis, maintaining client files, preparing expense reports and disbursement forms and other tasks pertinent to the successful operations of our Intellectual Property Department or as assigned. Successful candidates must have exceptional communication and administrative skills and the ability to type 55 wpm with proficiency in all Microsoft office products. Other qualifications include excellent grammar and proofreading skills coupled with previous legal secretarial or administrative assistant experience in a legal or comparable environment. (An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree may be substituted for previous work experience.) Candidate must be a self-starter and a team player with outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills. Previous Intellectual Property experience a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Milwaukee - Estates & Trusts Paralegal

We currently have an excellent opportunity available for a paralegal in our Estates & Trusts practice group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of estate and trust administration. Responsibilities include providing a wide range of probate and trust administration services; researching fiduciary income tax, estate tax and probate issues; preparing documents to probate and administer estates; preparing estate and fiduciary income tax returns; and attending client meetings and maintaining frequent client contact for administration matters. Successful candidate will have a college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and a minimum of three (3) years of estate and trust administration experience (equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree). A CPA or income, estate and gift tax return preparation experience preferred but not required. Working knowledge of fiduciary, income, estate and gift taxes; ability to work independently and in a team setting; ability to work within defined time-frames with minimum supervision and excellent oral and written communication, organizational and problem-solving skills are essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Project Assistant - Intellectual Property

We currently have an excellent opportunity available for a Project Assistant in our Intellectual Property Department. The selected candidate will provide support services to the Intellectual Property team attorneys and paralegals in the prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents. Essential duties & responsibilities: assist attorneys and paralegals with prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents, which includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of routine correspondence to clients and foreign associates; the preparation and filing of legal documents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; reviewing and ordering documents received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; providing support to IP team members with special projects and overflow of routine responsibilities; and other projects as may be assigned. The ideal candidate should have a college degree and either previous exposure to the field of Intellectual Property or an office environment. However, college graduates or self-starters with strong problem-solving skills, but no previous IP or office experience, will be considered. Candidate must have a working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm. Position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Milwaukee - Senior Network Engineer

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for the administration, installation, implementation and support of the firm’s core technology with a primary focus on SAN and NAS storage infrastructure. The qualifications include a minimum of five years of experience in the IT field with a solid understanding of, and experience supporting, SAN and NAS storage systems, physical and virtual servers, Microsoft Windows 2008/2012/2016 Server and Active Directory. Additionally, this individual must be customer service focused, willing to travel, work flexible hours, have excellent oral and written communication skills and have a fervent commitment to standards and documentation. Preferred qualifications include experience working with Hitachi, NetApp and Pure Storage SAN/NAS products; cloud storage products and services; VMWare ESXi and EMC Avamar; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Tax Planning Specialist

We currently have an excellent opportunity available for a tax planning specialist in our Estates & Trusts practice group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of income, gift and estate tax planning. Responsibilities include researching fiduciary income tax, estate tax and probate issues; preparing estate and fiduciary income tax returns; preparing gift and estate tax returns; and attending client meetings. Successful candidate will have a college degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience (equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree). A CPA or income, estate and gift tax return preparation experience preferred but not required. Ability to work independently and in a team setting; ability to work within defined time-frames with minimum supervision and excellent oral and written communication, organizational and problem-solving skills are essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Orlando or Tampa - Billing Coordinator

The Billing Coordinator will perform complex billing on a monthly and weekly basis, including system file maintenance. In addition, this person will manage the production of reports upon request, and help monitor the WIP and A/R inventory for their assigned attorneys. Qualifications include a high school diploma; an associate’s degree in a related field is preferred. A minimum of two years of billing experience desired, preferably in a professional services or law firm environment. Experience working in Elite and 3E billing systems preferred. Successful candidate will have a working knowledge of submitting electronic billing through e-billing systems and thorough knowledge of billing procedures. Candidates must have an excellent attention to detail; strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment; analytical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to work in a team environment; strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills; and proficiency in MS Office. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Silicon Valley - HR Specialist/Office Operations Supervisor

The Office Operations Supervisor, who will report directly to the Office Administrator and work closely with National HR, will plan, coordinate and manage employment matters for all non-exempt staff, as well as some specific matters for exempt staff and attorneys in a growing and dynamic office. Specific responsibilities will include managing staff, recruitment and employment processes, maintaining personnel files, coordinating and conducting onboarding and new hire orientation, managing new hire data and paperwork, performance appraisal and salary recommendations, managing employee relations issues and policy and procedure administration, and coordinating office wide events to maintain and foster a culture of positive engagement. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of Human Resources management experience including recruiting, performance management, employee separation, compensation, benefits and employment law; prior professional services firm experience preferred. This individual will also have excellent communication skills; proven leadership, decision making and problem solving skills; the ability to manage multiple, simultaneous priorities; proficiency with MS Office and HR databases and the ability to adapt to and work with various personalities and levels of staff within the organization. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tallahassee - Office Services Assistant (Part-time)

We are seeking an office services assistant who will be responsible for mail, messenger duties, facility upkeep, hospitality, copy/scan/print functions, fax, filing, and processing other office services requests for internal and external customers in a timely and efficient manner to include performing internal and external deliveries, maintaining utility hubs, guest offices, conference rooms, and performing other related duties. The ideal candidate will have a high level of attention to detail, ability to work at a fast pace independently and as part of a well-functioning team, outstanding comprehension and communication skills to communicate courteously and effectively, strong follow up and follow through, ability to gather information needed for meeting deadlines, computer software and organizational skills to master daily tasks and responsibilities. The Office Services Assistant works with the other Office Services Assistants to provide quality service to the Tallahassee office staff and attorneys. Requires a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of work experience in an office or customer service setting and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds. This position is scheduled to work 20 hours per week. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Tampa - Litigation Paralegal

The Tampa office is looking for an entry level paralegal for our busy Litigation department. The Litigation Paralegal provides services to attorneys and acts as a liaison between the attorney and the case files throughout all stages of litigation including pre-suit, investigation and case development, mediation, arbitration and trial. Responsibilities include general office and clerical duties, such as document production and trial preparation; organizing and managing case files including all documents contained within each file through case file tracking systems; may be assigned a particular task within a case or work on a case from start to finish; and perform other tasks as assigned. Current enrollment in or successful completion of a paralegal certificate program required. The ideal candidate will have strong time management skills; ability to work under pressure on time-sensitive projects; self-motivation and the ability to work independently; ability to work effectively on a team and with all levels of personnel; excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge of legal terminology, documents and the legal process; and high-level attention to detail. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Washington, DC - IP Annuity Specialist

The Washington, D.C. office is currently seeking an IP Annuity Specialist to work within the IP Docketing Department. The primary responsibilities of this position is to monitor and administer annuity paying services with regard to foreign annuities and U.S. maintenance fee payments. This includes working with our clients to obtain and provide payment instructions to our annuity service company, CPA, as well as foreign agents and other annuity payment agencies. The IP Annuity Specialist prepares and sends quarterly annuity reminders to our clients, maintains an accurate annuities docket, performs research of annuity deadlines as needed using official file correspondence and/or pertinent websites, annuity agency websites, and the USPTO. The IP Annuity Specialist maintains information for the case matter file, electronic record and associated firm databases. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years Intellectual Property Docketing background with domestic and international patent knowledge. Annuity experience strongly preferred. Candidates should have a high school diploma or equivalent (some college course work completed desirable). Candidates must have accurate data entry skills, proven organizational abilities, attention to detail; knowledge of spreadsheet and database programs; self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as make practical decisions; ability to problem-solve; and possess professional oral communication skills to effectively interact with clients and all levels of staff. Other knowledge and skills required include general understanding of the annuity docket and record keeping functions as well as proficiency in MS Word and Excel, accurate data entry skills and typing of 50 wpm. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Washington, DC - IP Project Assistant

We are currently seeking an IP Project Assistant for the DC office. The IP Project Assistant will provide support services to the Intellectual Property team attorneys, Paralegal Coordinator and paralegals in the prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks. Essential duties & responsibilities: assist attorneys and paralegals with prosecution of U.S. and foreign patents and trademarks, which includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of routine correspondence to clients and foreign associates; the preparation and filing of legal documents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; reviewing and ordering documents received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; providing support to IP team members with special projects and overflow of routine responsibilities; and other projects as may be assigned. The ideal candidate should have a college degree and either previous exposure to the field of Intellectual Property or an office environment. However, college graduates or self-starters with strong problem-solving skills, but no previous IP or office experience, will be considered. Candidate must have a working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm. Position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Washington, DC - Paralegal (Intellectual Property, U.S. & International)

The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of prosecution documents. This position will support various intellectual property attorneys to provide excellent service to our clients. The IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for reviewing and maintaining a docket, for timely reporting of communications to the client and foreign associates, and for timely handling of various prosecution formalities. This is a position with an annual 1500 billable hour requirement. Candidate must have at least 1-3 years' experience in international and/or U.S. prosecution and a high school diploma, although a bachelor's degree and/or a paralegal certificate is preferred. Thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices required. The position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Analytical thinking and problem solving skills are essential. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is a must. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all tiers of personnel and clients are essential. A working knowledge of Microsoft products and an accurate minimum typing speed of 50 wpm are also required. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

 

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