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Business Law Associate - Boston

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an associate to join the Transactions Practice Group in our Boston office. Qualified candidate must have very strong document drafting, negotiating, and interpersonal skills, and will have three to four years of experience in venture capital; mergers and acquisitions; equity investments; venture financings; portfolio company investments; and the organization, development and financing of early stage companies. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, detail-oriented, highly-motivated Business Law associate, who is an effective communicator, seeks significant client contact 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 a top tier, ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the Massachusetts Bar. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Electronics Patent Agent - San Diego

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent agent with 1-3+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join the Intellectual Property Department, Electronics Practice Group in our San Diego office. We are seeking an individual with immediately transferable skills, a strong academic background, and excellent written and oral communication skills. A degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or a related field is required. Our ideal candidate will have major law firm and/or industry experience, including significant programming with one or more different languages and development environments, and will have worked with one or more of the following: big data related databases, processing algorithms and analytics tools, computer programming with memory management and/or web based service APIs, database management and applications, mobile application development, TCP/IP network programming and optimization, virtualization software and data center infrastructure software and cloud based technologies. Admission before the USPTO is desired. Willing to consider entry level candidates. Interested applicants should submit resume/CV and transcripts. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Electronics Patent Associate or Agent – Silicon Valley

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent attorney or agent with 1+ years of experience to join the patent practice in its Silicon Valley office. Qualified candidates must hold a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field and have strong patent prosecution skills. The candidate preferably has experience with computer, electrical, and semiconductor technologies and related software applications. Strong legal writing and research skills, top academics and law firm experience required. To be considered, any attorney candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the California State Bar. Attorney and agent applicants must be registered to practice before the Patent Office. Interested applicants should submit a resume, transcripts (law school, graduate, and undergraduate). Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Electronics Patent Attorney, Agent, or Technology Specialist - Boston

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent attorney, agent or technology specialist with 1+ years of experience to join the patent practice in its Boston office. Qualified candidates should hold a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field. The candidate preferably has experience with computer and related software applications. Strong legal writing and research skills, top academics required. To be considered, any attorney candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the Massachusetts State Bar. Attorney and agent applicants registered to practice before the Patent Office are preferred. Interested applicants should submit a resume, transcripts (law school, graduate, and undergraduate). 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. LIMITED TO DIRECT SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

IP Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Associate – Milwaukee, Chicago, or Washington DC

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an associate to join the Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Practice Group in our Milwaukee, Chicago, or Washington DC office. Qualified candidate will have 1-3 years of experience working in a legal capacity and ability to handle a full range of trademark, copyright and advertising practice. Practice includes: clearance, filing, prosecution and maintenance; agreements (sponsorship and promotional agreements, entertainment contracts, trademark licenses, M&A, credit agreements and due diligence); TTAB actions; cease and desist issuance and response; litigation; UDRP actions; securing GTLD and CCTLD domains; advertising review; claims and defense; and supervision of paralegals. Relevant experience preferred. Excellent academic credentials and strong writing and communication skills are required. 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 Bar of the state in which he or she is admitted to practice. Admission to the relevant Bar will be a condition of hire. Interested applicants should submit a resume, transcripts, and cover letter indicating office preference. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Jr IP Litigation Associate - San Diego

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a junior level associate with 2-3 years of IP Litigation experience to join its pre-eminent, national IP Litigation Practice Group in San Diego. Qualified candidate must hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science and will possess significant experience through all phases of patent litigation, specifically involving software, medical devices, and/or computer hardware. Excellent academic credentials, research, writing, and communication skills are required. Clerkship experience preferred but not essential. We have a growing, dynamic IP litigation practice in offices throughout the U.S. Our associates work on interesting cases, take on challenging responsibilities, and are able to grow their careers in a collaborative team environment, working with partners who are committed to their success. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated attorney, who is eager to learn and gain valuable experience while supporting attorneys in several of our offices. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from a top-tier, ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the California Bar. Interested applicants should submit resume/CV and transcripts. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Litigation Associate - Chicago

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a mid-level Associate (class of 2010-2014) with litigation experience to join the Litigation Department in our Chicago office. Qualified 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. 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 Illinois Bar. Interested applicants should submit resume and law school transcript. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Patent Associate - San Diego

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent attorney or agent with 2 - 5 years of experience to join the patent practice in its San Diego office. Qualified candidates must hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field and have strong patent prosecution skills. The candidate preferably has experience with mechanical and electromechanical technologies and related software applications. Strong legal writing and research skills, top academics and law firm experience required. To be considered, any attorney candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the State Bar of California. Attorney and agent applicants must be registered to practice before the Patent Office. Interested applicants should submit a resume and transcripts (law school, graduate, and undergraduate). 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, 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 either our Los Angeles, Chicago, Milwaukee, or Boston office. 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.

 

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