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Take the first step toward your future career with Foley through our Career Center. Our current open positions are listed below. If you meet the requirements for one (or more) of these opportunities, we encourage you to apply by checking the box(es) next to the position(s) in which you are interested, click the "Select Positions and click to Apply" link and follow the instructions to submit your resume and law transcript (if applicable).

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Boston - Accounting Coordinator

Our Boston office is currently hiring an Accounting Coordinator with strong expertise in accounts receivable and trust accounting. Responsibilities include a wide variety of accounting tasks such as daily processing of cash receipts; reviewing and entering vendor invoices; recording and processing client trust activity; preparing bank reconciliations; communicating with attorneys, clients, and collectors regarding clarification of payments received; preparing 1099 and trust account information. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years related accounting experience, preferably in a professional service organization. Excellent organizational & communication skills and the ability to prioritize a heavy workload is a must. Proficiency with MS Office Suite is required. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Boston - Conference Services Assistant

We are currently seeking a Conference Services Assistant to work in a dynamic, fun and growing office. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years experience in a conference services or catering role in a professional services environment. The Assistant working collaboratively with the Conference Services team will be responsible for the daily delivery of catered meals, daily coffee runs, beverage/coffee set-ups, stocking supplies and keeping inventory in all conference rooms, cafť, coffee bar and pantries. The Assistant is responsible for the appearance and cleanliness of all conference rooms, cafť areas, and conference service suite areas. Successful candidates will possess outstanding customer services skills, strong attention to detail and follow through, ability to meet deadlines, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to work overtime, a professional demeanor and the ability to be a team player while at the same time being an individual contributor. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Boston - IP Paralegal

The Boston office is seeking an IP Paralegal. The ideal candidate must have strong expertise in all phases of international and US patent prosecution. Responsibilities of this position include preparation and filing of US patent applications, Provisionals, Utilities, Continuations, Continuations-in-part, Divisionals, Designs, Plant Patent and US 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; and other duties related to US patent prosecution as required. Applicant must be knowledgeable in processing Notice of Allowance and Issue Fee Communications, verification of Patent Term Adjustment and Letters Patent. Applicant must also have experience with filing via EFS-Web; knowledge of international PCT and National Phase applications; corresponding with foreign associates and other duties related to international patents. This position has a 1500 hour annual billing requirement. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 2 + years of U.S. and/or Foreign patent prosecution experience in a law firm. This experience must include knowledge of PCT process; thorough knowledge of patent procedural requirements and USPTO practices. Candidate must possess excellent organizational and technical skills, a superior attention to detail, the ability to independently prioritize multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast paced environment, and work with a wide range of constituencies in a polite, professional manner. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. A paralegal certificate from an ABA approved school is preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Boston, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, San Diego or Palo Alto - IP Paralegal (Evenings)

Foley & Lardner LLP is currently recruiting for a late night Intellectual Property Paralegal. This individual can be located in any of the following offices: Boston, Washington D.C., Chicago, Madison, Milwaukee, San Diego, or Palo Alto. Required working hours will be between 12:00pm-9:00pm, with a lunch break in between. The evening IP Patent Paralegal will be responsible for the creation, revision, and filing of US and PCT prosecution documents, and will provide overflow filing support for all Foley offices. This position will support various intellectual property attorneys in various offices 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 two (2) yearsí experience in U.S. and/or international prosecution and a high school diploma or a paralegal certificate or a bachelorís degree. 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 - Marketing Senior (Intellectual Property)

This position provides an opportunity to join a cohesive team within a BD/Marketing Department with full infrastructure, build productive working relationships with practice group leaders and key partners, and work on integrated BD/marketing campaigns. The Marketing Senior will interact regularly with department leadership, attorneys, professional staff, and vendors/consultants to assist in the implementation of projects, programs, activities, and processes that support the marketing and business development strategies for the Intellectual Property department, strategic practice groups within the department, and related industry teams. With oversight and counsel from Senior Manager, this position will serve as the primary business development/marketing point of contact for assigned practice group(s). This individual will be responsible for their own projects and will also provide assistance to the marketing team, as requested. Qualifications include a Bachelorís Degree in Marketing, Business, Public Relations, or a related field. A minimum of 7 years of marketing or business experience in a professional services environment required. Law firm and/or IP experience preferred. Position requires excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently or cooperatively in a team; strong organization skills with a high-level attention to detail; ability to prioritize, multi-task, and see projects through to completion; time-management skills; and strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet searches. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, or Washington, DC - 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 associateís degree in a related field is preferred. A minimum of 2 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. 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.

Chicago, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, or Washington, DC - Manager, Tax

The Tax Manager oversees the firmís tax department staff/functions and assists management in determining the federal/state/foreign tax implications of potential mergers, acquisitions, and expansion plans. This individual is responsible for the timely and accurate filing of the firmís federal, state, and local partnership tax returns including income, sales/use, gross receipts, excise, and property tax returns (The firm currently files in 14 states and issues almost 600 Schedule K-1ís). This individual will review returns, compute taxes owed, ensure compliance with payment and reporting requirements, prepare returns, and file extensions as needed. They will also monitor federal, state, and foreign tax law changes. Additionally, they will consolidate, review, and file 1099 information, gather information for foreign tax returns, and oversee the fixed asset system/depreciation calculations. Qualifications include a Bachelorís Degree in Accounting and a minimum of 10 years of tax accounting/return review and preparation experience including multi-state returns. In addition, sound judgment, problem solving and decision making skills; attention to detail, accuracy, and timeliness; proven experience handling multiple tasks while meeting deadlines; proficiency in tax research; prior supervisory experience coaching and developing staff; effective oral and written communication skills are needed. Candidates should have knowledge of accounting principles, tax laws, and mathematic processes with the ability to analyze and report financial data and proficiency in Microsoft office including complex Excel Spreadsheets. Previous experience with partnership returns and knowledge of Sage FAS fixed asset software is a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Chicago, Milwaukee or Washington, DC - Career Development Manager

The Career Development Manager is responsible for designing, coordinating, and managing all aspects of a comprehensive career development system for attorneys at all stages in their career. Specific responsibilities include working closely with practice group chairs to help associates with integration and advancement; designing and conducting career development programs; counseling individual attorneys on career development issues and working with individual attorneys to create and implement professional/career development plans; helping attorneys leverage their skills to further their career goals; managing all aspects of new associate orientation; designing and managing a firm wide mentor program including data collection and dissemination. Qualifications include a Bachelorís Degree in Organizational Development, Psychology, or related field; JD preferred. Five years of experience designing and implementing career and professional development programs, preferably in a law firm or other professional services environment. Familiarity with career coaching methodology; excellent written and oral communication skills; project management and organizational skills; strong relationship management skills with all levels of attorneys and staff; ability to develop actionable recommendations and implementation plans; commitment to collaboration; comfortable taking initiative. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Firmwide - Competitive Intelligence Analyst

The Competitive Intelligence Analyst will work closely with Research & Information Services and Marketing & Business Development and have responsibility for conducting research and analysis to support the firmís competitive intelligence efforts. The Analyst will provide information to internal decision makers to drive innovative operational and strategic business decisions. Specific duties will include ongoing research to identify trends, creating business intelligence reports of research findings for development and strategy meetings, proactively tracking, monitoring and analyzing data on firm practices and industry areas, and supporting marketing and awareness efforts of the competitive intelligence services. Required experience includes a Bachelorís degree in Library & Information Science, Business Administration, or related field. 3- 5 years of experience with competitive analysis/intelligence or complex on-line research, and strong online research skills including experience using industry specific tools. In addition, strong computer skills including Microsoft office and basic web technologies, the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work accurately under pressure, strong verbal & written communication, and customer service skills are needed. A Masterís Degree and previous experience within a large law firm environment or other professional service organization is desired. 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.

Firmwide - Department Operating Officer (Business Law)

The Department Operating Officer (DOO) is responsible for the management and operational support of the Business Law Department and specifically responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the policies, procedures, systems, and staff to effectively support the diverse needs of the practice. The DOO works closely with and in support of the Department Chair, Vice Chairs, Chief Operating Officer, lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff. This position handles a wide variety of strategic, operational, financial, human resources, and project management initiatives, primarily guided by the need to create long term, sustainable success in the department. Qualifications include a Bachelorís Degree in Business Administration or a related field and 10 years of related experience with demonstrated leadership activities and business acumen, including management/supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include law firm and/or professional services experience and a graduate degree and/or professional certification. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Madison - Executive Service Center Assistant

The Executive Service Center (ESC) Assistant is part of a team of professionals specifically selected to support the delivery of quality service to clients by providing assistance to a group of attorneys and paralegals on a firmwide basis. This individual will perform executive assistant duties including document production, proofreading, transcription, meeting coordination, travel arrangements, electronic file organization, research, etc. The ESC Assistant will work collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented, virtual environment. Qualifications include at least 2 years of administrative/executive office support experience. Additionally this individual will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; top notch client service skills; expert level technical and computer skills. S/he will have the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, work both independently as well as collaboratively within a team and coordinate multiple assignments while meeting deadlines. Knowledge of proper spelling, grammar and punctuation is a must. Law firm or professional services experience is preferred. A Bachelorís degree and Notary Public Commission are desired. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Madison - IP Project Assistant

We are currently seeking an IP Project Assistant for our Madison, WI 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

Milwaukee - Accounting Coordinator (Tax)

The Accounting Coordinator will provide high quality accounting support within the Accounting Department. Specific responsibilities include filing the firmís sales/use tax returns, compiling personal property tax returns, assisting with various local tax returns/annual LLP reports, filing claims and preparing unclaimed property reports, preparing account/bank reconciliations, and assisting with bank related tasks. Additionally, the Accounting Coordinator will serve as a back-up to the Accounts Receivable function. Qualifications include an Associateís Degree in Accounting and a minimum of 2 years of accounting experience. Candidates must have a high attention to detail, strong Excel and organizational skills, have an ability to multi-task, handle confidential information, be proficient with all MS Office Suite products, and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Employee Benefits Paralegal

We currently have an excellent opportunity available in our Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects related to employee benefit plan administration. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting and revising documents related to employee benefit plans including amendments to plans, appeals responses to plan participants; researching legal guidelines, policies, and regulations for compliance requirements; preparing and submitting applicable filings to government agencies; performing due diligence responsibilities in connection with mergers and acquisition work; assisting with resolving operational or other issues through the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor. Successful candidate must have a Bachelorís Degree in a Business related field coupled with a minimum of 3 years of technical work experience with employee benefits related to retirement and welfare plans. Other qualifications include excellent attention to detail, strong organizational, prioritization and problem solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team effort. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of personnel and clients are essential. Proficiency in MS Office Suite software including: Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer and Outlook required. Working knowledge of MS Visio desired. 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. Responsibilities include preparation of routine correspondence to clients and foreign associates and assisting with the preparation of patent prosecution filing documents, information disclosure statements and PTO/SB/08 forms. Other duties include the recordation of assignment documents, proofing of issued patents, ordering patent copies, obtaining documents or information from various websites and other tasks pertinent to the successful operations of our Intellectual Property Department or as assigned. Successful candidate must have previous experience working in an office environment, high school diploma or equivalent and the ability to type 50 wpm with working knowledge of all Microsoft office products. Other qualifications include excellent attention to detail, strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to meet deadlines. Strong customer service orientation and oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of personnel and clients are essential. College degree or paralegal certificate and/or previous exposure to the field of Intellectual Property a plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Milwaukee - Real Estate Paralegal

We are currently seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Paralegal who will be responsible for providing quality, high-level service to clients in our Real Estate Practice Group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate transactions, and in particular, title and survey review. Primary responsibilities include ordering, reviewing, summarizing and analyzing title insurance commitments, title exceptions and surveys; lease reviews and detailed summaries prepared in client-required formats; responding to client requests; preparing closing documents for commercial and residential real estate transactions, including affidavits, closing statements and electronic recording; reviewing and analyzing zoning codes; coordinating due diligence; coordinating and attending closings; drafting resolutions, title objection letters, amendments, SNDAs and easements; and preparing and tiling 1099-S reports with the IRS. Successful candidates will have a Bachelorís degree in Business Administration or a related field with a minimum of five (5) yearsí of commercial real estate work experience that includes the job responsibilities outlined above. (Equivalent work experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor degree.) Other qualifications include exceptional oral and written communication skills, the ability to work independently and in a team setting and excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. Proficiency in MS Office products is essential. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Milwaukee - Security Engineer

The Security Engineer is responsible for the advanced development, monitoring, implementation, maintenance, and support of the firmís information technology security infrastructure. This includes supporting the development and enforcement of information security policies and procedures and participating in risk management and compliance/audit activities. This position will participate in an on-call rotation. Qualifications include a minimum of two years of experience in the information technology field; experience in a network security support role preferred. Familiarity with two or more of the following technologies preferred: Citrix Netscaler, Tenable Security Center, Checkpoint Firewalls, DUO, Cisco Umbrella, Pulse Secure SSL VPN, McAfee Virus Scan, N-Stalker, Metasploit, DNS, Active Directory. Bachelorís Degree in Engineering, Information Technology, or Computer Science and CISA or CISSP certification preferred. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Senior Network Engineer

The Senior Network Engineer will be primarily responsible for the design, deployment, and support of the firmís VMware vSphere 6.0 virtual server, VMware Horizon View 5.x/7.x virtual desktop, Citrix XenApp 6.5 and 7.x, and NetScaler infrastructure. A minimum of 5 years of experience in the IT field required. Understanding of and experience working with Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012 and/or 2016, VMWare vSphere, Horizon View and/or Citrix XenApp and/or Citrix XenDesktop products is required. 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 a Bachelorís Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field. VMware Certified Administrator (VCA) or Professional (VCP) for version 5.x or 6.x for Data Center and/or Desktop & Mobility and Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) or Professional (CCP) for version 6.x or 7.x is preferred. Experience working with Microsoft SCCM, SCOM and Citrix Netscaler products is a real plus. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Software Licensing Specialist

The Software License Coordinatorís primary responsibility is to manage the administration of software licensing and software licensing agreements for the firm. The coordinator will maintain and manage software license information and updates and serve as the liaison to other departments. Qualifications include five years of experience working in a software licensing or related role; thorough knowledge of software licensing agreements and procedures required. Experience in a legal environment preferred. Advanced Software Manager or related certification preferred and/or completion of an appropriate course of study or graduation from an accredited college/trade school. Additional qualifications include organizational and planning skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - SQL Database Administrator Sr

The Database Administrator will design, deploy, and support the firmís Microsoft SQL Server infrastructure and associated databases. This individual will also work as part of a collaborative team in the areas of Microsoft Clustering and SQL Server Reporting Services. Qualifications include a minimum of 5 years of experience in the IT field with a solid understanding of, and experience working with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or higher and T-SQL programming. 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 a Bachelorís degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field. Experience working with Windows Failover Clusters, PowerShell, Transact-SQL, SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Reporting Server is preferred. Microsoft MCSE: Data Management and Analytics Certified or MCSE: Data Platform Certified or MCSE: Business Intelligence Certified or MCSA: SQL 2012/2014/2016 Certified. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Milwaukee - Trademark Paralegal

We currently have an excellent opportunity available for a Paralegal in our Intellectual Property Department to assist our attorneys in acquiring, protecting and maintaining trademark rights in the U.S. and foreign jurisdictions. Responsibilities include but not limited to conducting independent research related to U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution and procedures, preparing and filing routine and non-standard/complex U.S. and international trademark applications, providing database management support including work related to trademark portfolio management, and communicating regularly with domestic and international clients and attorneys as well as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and foreign counterparts. Successful candidates should have a minimum of two (2) yearsí experience related to trademark prosecution, a strong working knowledge of USPTO rules and regulations, and experience with the Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS). Other qualifications include a Bachelorís Degree or equivalent work experience, strong customer service orientation, excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with all levels of personnel, clients and foreign associates and superior problem solving skills. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

New York City - IP Assistant/Patent Secretary

Assistant/Patent Secretary needed to work within a team in the Intellectual Property Law Department. 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. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of five years IP experience with a strong background in IP prosecution and docket maintenance. 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.

New York City - IP Paralegal

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 two (2) yearsí experience in international and/or US prosecution and a high school diploma, although a bachelorís 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.

New York City - Litigation Assistant/Legal Secretary

The New York office has an opportunity available for an Assistant/Legal Secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support for attorneys in our busy Bankruptcy practice. Responsibilities include performing tasks including legal document production, creating and formatting briefs for filing, styling and formatting various legal documents, and opening new client matters. Other duties include maintaining client files, preparing expense reports and disbursement forms and performing other tasks pertinent to the successful operations of our Bankruptcy practice group. Successful candidates will have superior communication (both written and oral) and administrative skills and the ability to type 65 wpm with proficiency in all Microsoft office products. Other qualifications include excellent grammar and proofreading skills coupled with previous legal secretarial experience in a large law firm. We are seeking a self-starter and a team player with outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Orlando - Real Estate/Transactional Paralegal

The Orlando office has an excellent opportunity available for a commercial Real Estate Paralegal. This position requires strong transactional experience with commercial real estate, timeshare, condominium and related corporate work. Primary responsibilities include coordinating and preparing timeshare and condominium registrations and filings; reviewing, analyzing, coordinating and preparing real estate documents, instruments to acquisitions, loans, regulatory applications, and title and survey matters; researching and analyzing various state laws affecting developers; completing entity formations; preparing and electronically filing UCC forms; electronically recording documents with Simplifile; producing title commitments, policies, endorsements and computing, filing and maintaining corporate documentation with the Florida Department of State; coordinating and attending real estate closings; maintaining electronic client files; and managing real estate post-closing documentation, ensuring accurate records are retained. Candidates with a Bachelorís degree or Paralegal designation preferred. A minimum of three (3) years of work experience as a Florida Paralegal is required. (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelorís degree.) Candidates should be proficient in MS Office and Simplifile. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

San Francisco/Silicon Valley - Technology Specialist II

The Technology Specialist II acts as an interface to the staff and attorneys to effect real time technology problem analysis and resolutions. Responsibilities include supporting the technology infrastructure and providing technology expertise for attorneys and staff in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices. This individual will facilitate requests for new and upgraded technologies involving both hardware and software. Qualifications include three years of related technology experience; knowledge of internal configurations of chassis-based closet electronics, personal and laptop computers, virtualization, printers, scanners, and hardware peripherals; knowledge of networking protocols and cable plant configurations; experience with hardware troubleshooting procedures; familiarity with installing new software, drivers, patches, and upgrades; diligence with maintaining system logs, service records, and inventories; excellent communication skills; experience with Windows 7/8/10, MS Office 2010/2013/365, Outlook 2010/2013, and Windows Servers 2008/2012. Ideal qualifications include one or more certifications such as A+, Net+, MCP, CCNA, MCSE, MOS, MCITP, or Security+. Experience with SCCM software installations and virtual machines such as VMWare is a plus. The hours for this position are Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Silicon Valley - Office Services Assistant

Our Palo Alto office is currently seeking a Hospitality/Office Services Assistant. The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, arranging/moving furniture in conference rooms and offices as directed, and assisting with maintaining supply inventory. A prime duty is setting up food, beverages and supplies for the Firm's meetings and events, as well as maintaining and stocking the Firm's kitchens. In addition, the Hospitality/Office Services Assistant may be assigned to Front Desk receptionist duties, event set-up and other job related assignments on an as needed basis. He or she will provide assistance in our production center: receiving, sorting and routing incoming mail to firm departments and individuals; processing and dispatching outgoing mail; completing large numbers of reprographics; operating production printers and copiers, including inputting job-processing settings and managing job queues, operating finishing equipment and ordering supplies. This is a full-time non-exempt position. Successful candidate will possess a minimum of one year of work experience in a professional services firm, preferably in Office Services; possess the ability to use office equipment, including telephones, fax machines, postage machines, copy machines, and lift up to 50 pounds. In addition, the successful candidate will possess strong computer and technical skills, have the ability to learn the firm's computer systems and software programs, be a team player and self-motivated, provide excellent customer service support to all attorneys and staff, and possess outstanding attention to detail and emphasis on accuracy and quality. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Silicon Valley - Receptionist/Office Services Assistant

We are currently seeking a Receptionist/Office Services Assistant for the Silicon Valley (Palo Alto), CA office. The primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, answering incoming calls for the firm, greeting clients and visitors, informing attorneys and/or staff of guest arrival, monitoring the Meeting Room Manager software program; processing conference room and visiting attorney office requests; ordering catering for meetings; setting up meeting rooms; maintaining the visiting attorney binders; and tracking incoming and outgoing mail. In addition, the receptionist will handle general administrative duties such as preparing indices of documents and cover letters. He or she will be cross-trained to back-up the Office Services area, including hospitality. This position is full-time non-exempt. Successful candidate will possess a minimum of one year of work experience in a professional services firm, preferably as a receptionist. Candidate will also possess the ability to deal courteously and effectively with a diverse group of people; operate a computerized multi-line telephone; and have basic working knowledge of office equipment and Microsoft Word. Candidate must have excellent communication skills, and a professional business appearance and demeanor. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tallahassee - Office Services Assistant

The Office Services Assistant will be responsible for processing requests in a timely and efficient manner including pick-up and distribution of mail, internal and external deliveries, arranging conference rooms and offices, maintaining satellite work areas, reproduction of all types of legal documentation and performing messenger/facilities related duties. This position serves as back-up to the receptionist. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 2 years experience in an office or customer service setting, preferably a law firm. A valid Florida Driver's License, excellent driving record, and reliable transportation are required. Candidate must be able to frequently lift up to 50 lbs. Basic competency with MS Office computer software, working knowledge of standard office equipment, ability to scan, organize, and index documents. Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality is mandatory. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Tampa - Assistant

This individual will be supporting three or more attorneys in our business law department. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 yearsí experience as an Assistant (preferably business law) in a law firm. Candidates must have a willingness to learn, excellent written and oral communication and solid organizational skills. Candidates should also be detail oriented, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, have the ability to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks and work effectively within a team environment. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Tampa - Real Estate Paralegal

We have an excellent opportunity available in our Real Estate Practice Group. The candidate selected will provide assistance to attorneys and clients in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions and finance transactions. Primary responsibilities include reviewing, analyzing, coordinating and preparing title and survey matters, real estate documents and instruments to acquisitions and dispositions, including Purchase Agreements, banking and loans, foreclosures and work-outs; preparing and analyzing UCC, bankruptcy, litigation and lien searches; e-filing and electronically recording documents with Simplifile; producing title commitments, policies, endorsements and calculation, collecting and remitting agent and underwriter premiums; filing and maintaining corporate documentation with Florida Department of State; coordinating document execution; coordinating and attending real estate closings; maintaining electronic client files; and managing all real estate post-closing documentation. Candidates with a bachelorís degree or paralegal designation preferred. A minimum of three (3) yearsí work experience as a Florida paralegal is required. (Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor's degree.) Candidates should be proficient in MS Office, Delta View and ACRIS. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled

Washington, DC - IP Docket Specialist

We are currently seeking two Intellectual Property Docket Specialists for the DC office. The primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to analyzing incoming correspondence related to the prosecution of intellectual property rights, discerning the pertinent information and entering it into the docketing database. A prime duty is reconciling client, foreign agent and attorney correspondence against docketed due dates in order to rectify the daily docket; and to perform all other job related duties as assigned. The Docket Specialist is responsible for effective communication with attorneys and staff, to include answering docket related questions; timely preparing customized reports; resolving inaccuracies and other associated requests where applicable. A minimum of 5 years previous experience with docketing software programs required. Proficient Intellectual Property Docketing background with both patent and trademark prosecution (domestic and international) knowledge desired. 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; possess proficient oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with attorneys and all levels of staff. Position also requires that candidates must take and pass all three sections of the internal Foley & Lardner Docket Certification Exam to become a delegate for docket clearance. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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 two (2) yearsí experience in international and/or US prosecution and a high school diploma, although a bachelorís 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

Washington, DC - Public Affairs Advisor

Foley & Lardner LLP, a national law firm, seeks a Public Affairs Advisor for its Washington, D.C. office. The primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, supporting the federal lobbying team; performing research projects; monitoring legislation; and preparing materials for presentations and meetings with policymakers. In addition, the Public Affairs Advisor will be the primary writer for client alerts, and other written materials developed by the Public Affairs group. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 yearsí experience with a strong background in public affairs. Candidates should possess excellent writing and research skills, a positive work attitude, a willingness to learn and grow in this position and be flexible with working additional hours. Candidates should also be detail oriented, accustomed to working independently, able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and have the ability to prioritize incoming/outgoing tasks. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

 

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