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Biotechnology Associate or Agent – Silicon Valley

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent attorney or agent with 5+ years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join the firm’s pre-eminent, national Intellectual Property Department’s Chemical, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Practice Group in our Silicon Valley office. Qualified candidate must hold an advanced degree in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology or a related field and have strong patent preparation experience. Experience preparing responses to Office Actions issued by the USPTO required. Ideal candidate will have immediately transferable skills, with a strong academic background, excellent written and oral communication skills, and law firm experience and/or industry experience. Admission before the USPTO is required. To be considered, an associate 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. Timely admission to the California Bar will be a condition of employment for attorney hires. Interested applicants should submit resume and transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, and law school, if applicable). Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Business Law Associate - Orlando

Foley & Lardner is seeking an associate with 3 – 5 years of experience to join its Transactions Practice Group in Orlando. Foley’s Transactions Practice Group is integrated nationally and principally involves M&A and securities matters for publicly and privately held middle market/upper middle market companies. As a result, this position will involve working with Foley lawyers and transactions based in Orlando as well as various other Foley offices. The ideal candidate will have excellent document drafting and interpersonal skills and experience working on mergers, acquisitions, contract drafting and negotiations, joint ventures, financing transactions, and general corporate governance. The candidate must have a positive attitude and an exceptional work ethic, coupled with a desire to be part of a fast-paced and collaborative environment with direct interaction with both Foley partners and clients. Top academics and experience 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 he or she is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the State Bar of Florida will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Business Law Senior Counsel - Boston

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an attorney with 6 -10 years of Business Law experience to join the Transactions Practice Group in our Boston office. Qualified candidates must have strong experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Strong document drafting, negotiating and interpersonal skills are required.We have a growing multi-disciplinary Business Law Department and aggressive growth plans. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated Business Law attorney, who has demonstrated an ability to thrive and prosper in highly-competitive and complex environments, to assist with advancing the long-term strategic objectives of the Transactions Practice Group. To be considered, the candidate must hold a J.D. 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 resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Corporate Attorney – Madison

Foley & Lardner is seeking a corporate attorney with 6-8 years of experience to join our thriving Transactions Practice Group in Madison. Foley’s Transactions Practice Group is integrated nationally and principally involves M&A and securities matters for publicly and privately held middle market/upper middle market companies. As a result, this position will involve working with Foley lawyers and transactions based in Madison as well as various other Foley offices. This position offers high-quality work in a collegial environment with a clear trajectory to partnership. We are eager to incorporate you onto our team. The ideal candidate will (i) have excellent document drafting skills and experience working on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, venture capital/early stage financings, and general corporate governance; (ii) be capable of leading a transaction, including the ability and drive to manage, supervise and mentor associates at various levels; and (iii) work directly with firm clients ranging from investment banks and Fortune 100 companies to entrepreneurs, emerging growth companies and the small- and middle-market companies in between. Additionally, the candidate will have exemplary interpersonal skills, demonstrated by a positive attitude, exceptional work ethic, and a desire to be part of a fast-paced and collaborative environment. Top academics and experience 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 he or she is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript at our Careers website: https://www.foley.com/en/careers. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Finance Associate - Houston

Foley Gardere is seeking an attorney with 3 - 5 years of experience to join the Finance & Financial Institutions Practice Group in our Houston office. Qualified candidate must have very strong project management, negotiating and document drafting skills. The position involves the representation of large corporations and financial institutions in a broad range of domestic and international finance transactions (with an emphasis on oil and gas financings), including secured and unsecured financings, syndicated and bilateral financings, second lien financings, asset-based facilities and project development/finance. Oil and gas financing experience is preferred (particularly in the upstream and midstream sectors). Useful drafting experience or familiarity includes Articles 8 and 9 of the UCC, credit agreements, pledges, security agreements, guaranties, mortgages, control or depositary agreements, intercreditor/subordination agreements, corporate governance and documentation, real estate loan documentation, leasing , swaps and/or opinion work. We are seeking a thoughtful, smart, reliable, highly motivated, detail-oriented Finance attorney who has demonstrated an ability to thrive in a sophisticated practice in a busy, collegial environment. Strong drafting, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Top academics required and finance or related experience preferred. 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 bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the Texas Bar will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Health Care Attorney - Denver

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an attorney to join our premier Health Care Practice Group and Business Law Department in Denver. Our Health Care Practice Group represents hospitals and health systems, provider groups, and innovative health care and life sciences entrepreneurs and investors across the United States. The ideal candidate will possess 15+ years of health care regulatory and compliance experience, as well as health care litigation and will have specific experience related to licensure and certification, government investigations, reimbursement, overpayment, False Claims Act and privacy and data security matters. The attorney will Current and former representations in the senior living space, including long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, hospices, federally qualified health centers and community health centers a plus. Of paramount importance is the desire to deliver world-class legal services for clients in Denver and beyond. We are seeking a passionate, dynamic, highly-motivated attorney, with a demonstrated ability to thrive in a sophisticated practice in a busy, collegial environment, to assist with advancing the long-term strategic objectives of the Health Care Practice Group. Excellent academic credentials, writing and communication skills, including the ability to converse with firm clients on a regular basis, are required. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. 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 Denver Bar. Interested applicants should submit resume and law school transcript. Limited to Direct Submissions Only. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

IP Chemical Patent Associate or Agent – Boston, Madison, New York, San Diego, Silicon Valley or Washington, DC

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent attorney or agent with about 2 years or more of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join the firm’s pre-eminent, national Intellectual Property Department’s Chemical, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Practice Group in our Boston, Madison, San Diego, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC office. Qualified candidate must hold an advanced degree in Chemistry or a related field and have strong patent preparation experience – domestic and international, specifically in organic chemistry or similar technology. Experience preparing responses to Office Actions issued by the USPTO required. Ideal candidates will have immediately transferable skills, with a strong academic background, excellent written and oral communication skills, and law firm experience and/or industry experience. Candidates must be admitted before the USPTO, or should be scheduled to take the Patent Bar in the near future. Mandarin language skills, although not required, would be a plus. To be considered, an associate 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. Timely admission to the bar of the state where the office of hire is located will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit cover letter identifying office preference, resume, and transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, and law school, if applicable). 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, law school transcript, and a writing sample. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Materials Science Patent Attorney or Agent – Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, or Washington DC

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a patent attorney or agent with 1 - 4 years of experience to join the patent practice in its Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, or Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates must hold a degree in Materials Science (or Chemical Engineering with significant experience with materials science). The candidate preferably has experience with mechanical and electromechanical technologies, and experience with semiconductor devices and fabrication is preferred. Strong writing, research, and communication skills required. Law firm experience preferred but not required for patent agent candidates. 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 relevant State Bar. Attorney and agent applicants must have strong academic background and be registered to practice before the Patent Office. Interested applicants should submit resume, transcripts, and cover letter indicating office preference. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level 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.

Mid-Level Corporate/M&A Associate - Detroit

Foley & Lardner is seeking an associate with 4 - 7 years of experience to join the Transactions Practice Group in its Detroit office. Foley’s Transactions Practice Group is integrated nationally and principally handles M&A and securities matters for publicly and privately held middle market/upper middle market companies, private equity funds, family offices and others. As a result, this position will involve working with Foley lawyers and transactions based in Detroit, as well as various other Foley offices. The ideal candidate will have sophisticated document drafting skill and the ability to manage transactions and complex projects, and extensive M&A experience. The candidate must have a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, and an exceptional work ethic, coupled with a desire to be part of a fast-paced and collaborative environment with direct interaction with both senior partners and clients. 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. Timely admission to the Michigan Bar will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Litigation Associate - New York

Foley & Lardner is seeking a mid-level associate with 3 - 6 years of business litigation experience to join the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group in our New York office. Qualified candidate will have substantial experience with complex business litigations in state and federal courts, including conducting and managing document discovery, researching and drafting pleadings, motions and other court filings, conducting/defending depositions, and preparing witnesses for testimony. Experience appearing for trials, status conferences, and arguing motions preferred. 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 New York Bar. Interested applicants should submit resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Litigation Associate – Madison, WI

Foley & Lardner is seeking a mid-level associate with 3 - 5 years of business litigation experience to join the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group in our Madison office. Qualified candidate will have substantial experience with complex business litigations in state and federal courts, including discovery, drafting motions and briefs, conducting/defending depositions, preparing witnesses for testimony, and assisting in trial preparation. Experience appearing for trials, status conferences, arguing motions preferred. 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 Wisconsin Bar. Interested applicants should submit resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Real Estate Associate - Madison

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking an associate with 4-6 years of real estate law experience to join our Real Estate Practice Group in Madison. Qualified candidate will have very strong document drafting and negotiating skills and real estate experience, including, but not limited to: reviewing title and survey and negotiating, drafting and revising purchase and sale agreements, easements, licenses, leases, loan agreements, loan modifications, construction and architect agreements, estoppel certificates, and resolutions for a wide-range of commercial real estate transactions. Experience in low income housing and new markets tax credits is valued. 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 Business Law Department. AmLaw 100 experience preferred. Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are 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 bar of the state in which he or she is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the Wisconsin Bar will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Tax Associate - Dallas

Foley Gardere is seeking a mid-level associate with 3 - 5 years of relevant experience to join the Taxation Practice Group in our Dallas office. Qualified candidate will have strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; and will have experience in tax-side transactional work, tax controversy, SALT (state and local tax), and general tax work. Some experience in tax litigation and sales & use tax issues desired.We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly motivated associate who has an interest in learning tax law, is willing to be flexible with assignments, and has a strong desire to contribute to a team. Positive attitude, willingness to learn and improve, and dedication to serving our clients are essential. Top academics and experience required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from a top-tier, ABA-approved law school, with a background in tax, such as an LLM or concentration of classes in income tax-related subjects, along with relevant law firm tax experience. Candidate must be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which he or she is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the State Bar of Texas will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Tax Associate - Tampa

Foley & Lardner LLP is seeking a mid-level associate with 4 - 6 years of relevant experience to join the Taxation Practice Group in our Tampa office. Qualified candidate will have strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; and will have experience in tax-side transactional work, LLC agreements, tax controversy, state and local tax, and general tax work. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly motivated associate who is willing to be flexible with assignments and has a strong desire to contribute to a team. Positive attitude, willingness to learn and improve, and dedication to serving our clients are essential. Top academics and experience required. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from a top-tier, ABA-approved law school, with a background in tax, such as an LLM or concentration of classes in income tax-related subjects. Candidate must be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which he or she is admitted to practice. Timely admission to The Florida Bar will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Mid-Level Transactions Associate - Jacksonville

Foley & Lardner is seeking an associate with 3 - 5 years of experience to join the Transactions Practice Group in its Jacksonville office. Foley’s Transactions Practice Group is integrated nationally and principally handles M&A and securities matters for publicly and privately held middle market/upper middle market companies, private equity funds, family offices and others. As a result, this position will involve working with Foley lawyers and transactions based in Jacksonville, as well as various other Foley offices. The ideal candidate will have sophisticated document drafting skills, the ability to manage transactions and complex projects, and extensive M&A, financing, and real estate transactions experience. Strong corporate and securities law experience, including securities law compliance counseling and public company M&A, is required. The candidate must have a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, and an exceptional work ethic, coupled with a desire to be part of a fast-paced and collaborative environment with direct interaction with both senior partners and clients. 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. Timely admission to the Florida Bar will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Senior Corporate/ M&A Associate - Dallas

The Dallas office of Foley Gardere is seeking a senior associate (5 - 8 years of experience) to join our Transactions Practice Group. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated attorney who seeks significant client contact and is willing to work collaboratively, mentoring younger associates, counseling clients, and working alongside partners to lead transactions. Our ideal candidate will have very strong document drafting, negotiating and interpersonal skills, and will have significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, financings and general corporate governance. Experience representing private equity firms or strategic acquirers preferred. Positive attitude, willingness to learn and improve, and dedication to serving our clients are essential. 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 bar of the state in which he or she is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the State Bar of Texas will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Senior-Level Litigation Associate - Detroit

Foley & Lardner is seeking a mid-level associate with 5 - 7 years of business litigation experience to join the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group in our Detroit office. Qualified candidate will have substantial experience with complex business litigations in state and federal courts, including discovery, drafting motions and briefs, conducting/defending depositions, preparing witnesses for testimony, and assisting in trial preparation. Experience appearing for trials, status conferences, arguing motions preferred. 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 Michigan. Interested applicants should submit a resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

Transactions Associate – Madison

Foley & Lardner is seeking an associate with 3 - 5years of experience to join its Transactions Practice Group in Madison. Foley’s Transactions Practice Group is integrated nationally and principally involves M&A and securities matters for publicly and privately held middle market/upper middle market companies. As a result, this position will involve working with Foley lawyers and transactions based in Madison as well as various other Foley offices. The ideal candidate will have excellent document drafting and interpersonal skills and experience working on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, venture capital/early stage financings, and general corporate governance. The candidate must have a positive attitude and an exceptional work ethic, coupled with a desire to be part of a fast-paced and collaborative environment with direct interaction with both senior partners and clients. Top academics and experience 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 he or she is admitted to practice. Timely admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin will be a condition of employment. Interested applicants should submit a resume and law school transcript. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.

 

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