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Bioinformatics Patent Agent - Boston, San Diego, or Washington, DC

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent agent or technical specialist to join the firm’s pre-eminent, national Intellectual Property Department in the Chemical, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Practice Group in our Boston, San Diego, or Washington, DC office. The candidate must have immediately transferable skills, with a strong academic background, excellent written and oral communication skills, and major law firm experience and/or industry experience. Our ideal candidate will possess 1+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience. Candidate must hold an advanced degree in Biotechnology or Bioinformatics. Admission before the USPTO will be required as a condition of hire. Interested applicants should submit resume, transcripts, and cover letter indicating office preference. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Investment Management Associate - Boston

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a mid-level associate with 3 - 5 years of experience to join the Business Law Department in our Boston office. Qualified candidate will have strong document drafting, negotiating and interpersonal skills, and will have experience in fund and investment adviser formation, both domestic and international; formation of separately managed accounts and single investor funds; Investment Company Act and Investment Advisers Act compliance; investment adviser state registration requirements; and representation of investors (pensions, endowments, institutional investors, family offices, and high net worth individuals). We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated Investment Management Associate who is an effective communicator, seeks significant client contact and challenging legal assignments, and is willing to work hard. Large law firm experience preferred. Top academics and experience required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be an active member in good standing of the Massachusetts Bar. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Litigation Special Counsel - Miami

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an attorney with 3 to 5 years of litigation experience to join the Litigation Department in our Miami office as a Special Counsel. This is a full time, non-partner track position supporting our Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Our ideal candidate will have very strong legal research and writing skills and will have conducted discovery, drafted motions, argued one or more motions in court, have some deposition experience, and assisted in trial preparation in both state and federal courts. Experience with residential property insurance defense litigation is strongly preferred. Strong organizational and time management skills required, as this position involves managing a significant volume of cases. Participation in settlement conferences and negotiations also required. We are seeking a highly-motivated attorney, who is eager to learn and gain valuable experience while supporting attorneys in our Miami office. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the Florida Bar. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. LIMITED TO DIRECT SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Litigation Staff Attorney – Tampa

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an attorney with 2 to 5 years of litigation experience to join the Litigation Department in our Tampa office as a staff attorney. This is a full time, non-partner track position supporting our Construction Practice Group. Our ideal candidate will have very strong legal research and writing skills and will have conducted discovery, drafted motions, argued one or more motions in court, have some deposition experience, and assisted in trial preparation in both state and federal courts. Experience negotiating and preparing construction contract documents and representing general contractors and other construction professionals, including construction managers and sureties, in mediation, arbitration, and litigation of insurance claims, construction and design defect claims, and related matters is strongly preferred. Strong organizational and time management skills required, as this position involves managing a significant volume of matters. We are seeking a highly-motivated attorney, who is eager to learn and gain valuable experience while supporting attorneys in our Tampa office. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the Florida Bar. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. LIMITED TO DIRECT SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Litigation Associate - Los Angeles

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a mid-level associate (class of 2011-2012) with significant business litigation experience to join the Litigation Department in our Los Angeles office. Ideal candidate will have substantial experience conducting complex discovery, drafting complex motions and briefs, conducting/defending depositions, preparing witnesses for testimony, appearing for status conferences, and arguing motions in both state and federal court. Participation in settlement conferences and negotiations, experience with trial preparation, and experience supervising junior associates and staff helpful. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated lawyer, who has demonstrated an ability to thrive in a sophisticated practice in a busy, collegial environment, to assist with advancing the long-term strategic objectives of the Litigation Department. AmLaw 100 experience preferred. Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a J.D. from a top-tier, ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the State Bar of California. Interested applicants should submit resume and law school transcript. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Litigation Associate - Miami

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a mid-level attorney with 3 to 4 years of litigation experience (classes 2014-2015) to join the Litigation Department in our Miami office as an Associate. Our ideal candidate will have substantial experience conducting complex discovery, drafting complex motions and briefs, conducting depositions, preparing witnesses for testimony, and assisting in trial preparation in both state and federal courts. Experience appearing for status conferences, arguing discovery motions and arguing dispositive motions preferred. Participation in settlement conferences and negotiations required. Some experience in intellectual property matters would be a plus. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated lawyer, who has demonstrated an ability to compete and prosper in highly-competitive and complex environments and seeks significant client contact, to assist with advancing the long-term strategic objectives of the Litigation Department. AmLaw 100 experience preferred. Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a J.D. from a top-tier, ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the Florida Bar. Interested applicants should submit resume and law school transcript. LIMITED TO DIRECT SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tax Associate - Washington, DC

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a Tax Associate, with 3-5 years of relevant experience, to work in our Washington, DC office as part of our renewable energy project finance team. Our ideal candidate will have experience working on tax credit transactions with a focus on tax equity renewable energy transactions. Knowledge of partnership and leasing structures is preferred. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic and highly motivated Tax Associate who seeks significant client contact and is willing to work hard. Strong academic credentials, writing and communication skills required. Large law firm experience is preferred, but not required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Admission to the DC bar will be a condition of hire. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Technology Transactions & Outsourcing Associate - Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Milwaukee, or Boston

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an associate with 1 to 2 years of experience to join the firm's Technology Transactions & Outsourcing Practice Group in one of the following offices: Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Milwaukee, or Boston. The candidate must have strong writing, analytical, and oral communication skills. The qualified candidate should have educational, legal work, or non-legal work experience demonstrating an interest or capabilities in the areas of technology, licensing, cybersecurity, or professional services delivery or management. The successful candidate will receive extensive training and will be involved in a wide range of leading-edge transactions. To be considered, the candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school with excellent academic credentials and must be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Admission to the relevant bar will be a condition of hire. Capability and desire to work as part of a team is essential. If you are well-rounded, motivated, and willing to work in a fast paced and collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply. Interested applicants should submit a resume, law school transcript, and cover letter indicating office preference. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Trust & Estate Planning Associate - Milwaukee

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an associate with 3-6 years of experience to the Estates & Trusts Practice Group in our Milwaukee Office. Qualified candidate must have substantial experience in the following: drafting complex estate plan and business succession planning documents for high net worth individuals; drafting complex charitable giving documents; counseling clients on income, gift, estate and generation-skipping tax planning; assisting with probate proceedings for taxable and non-taxable estates; processing Federal gift and estate tax returns; and tax exempt organization planning. An undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business or Finance, or a graduate degree in Tax preferred. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated estate planning associate who has demonstrated an ability to compete and prosper in highly-competitive and complex environments. Top academics and experience required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a J.D. from a top-tier, ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the Bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Admission to the Wisconsin Bar will be a condition of hire. Interested applicants should submit resume and law school transcript. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

 

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