Opportunities

Updated 10/23/2012

Below, please find position postings for Ballard Spahr LLP. 

BUSINESS & FINANCE ASSOCIATE

Our Atlanta office is seeking an experienced associate to join our Business & Finance Department. Qualified candidates will have experience (2-6 years) in transactional finance and general corporate work. Strong academic credentials as well as analytical and communication skills are required. Familiarity with senior and/or mezzanine debt or mergers & acquisitions and private equity are a plus. Experience leading transactions is also a plus. Our Business & Finance Department has a regional, national, and international practice involving public and private companies and nonprofit organizations. Our clients include companies engaged in technology, manufacturing and service functions; pharmaceutical, energy, telecommunications, and software as well as financial institutions; investment companies; sports and other franchises; public utilities; and hospitals and health services.

Office:

Atlanta

Work Experience:

2-6 Years of Experience

REAL ESTATE/ PUBLIC FINANCE ASSOCIATE

Our Atlanta office seeks to hire an associate with 2-5 years experience to join our Real Estate and Public Finance Departments. Qualified candidates will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills, and real estate experience. Bond experience is a plus. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment of a national law firm.

Office:

Atlanta

Work Experience:

2-5 Years Experience

Our Philadelphia and Atlanta offices seek an associate with two to four years of experience in complex IP litigation, to join Ballard's national IP Litigation practice. He or she will have the opportunity to work on the full range of IP litigation matters for the firm, with an emphasis on patent litigation. Excellent academic credentials, experience with patent litigation, and superb writing, oral communication, and interpersonal skills are required. A technical background, membership in the Patent Bar, and/or experience as a judicial clerk are advantages, but are not required.

Office:

Multiple

Work Experience:

2-4 years

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Our Philadelphia office seeks an experienced attorney (3-5 years) to join our strong litigation practice. Qualified candidates will have experience in complex commercial litigation. Our Litigation Department is our largest practice group and represents a wide range of local, national, and international clients in all types of complex litigation and regularly represents clients in local, state, and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment of a national law firm. Superior academic credentials and strong communication skills are required.

Office:

Philadelphia

Work Experience:

3-5 Years of Experience


Please find below a job posting from Montgomery McCracken

Montgomery McCracken is looking for an experienced litigation associate for its Philadelphia office. Candidate must have a minimum of two to five years of law firm experience with an emphasis on complex litigation. Excellent academic credentials and superior writing skills are a must (Law Review highly preferred). Existing PA and NJ bar admission required.

Contact Information

Olive L. George
Human Resources Generalist
123 South Broad Street
28th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19109
United States
Fax: (215) 772-7620

www.mmwr.com


Please find below job listings from Duane Morris

Boca Raton

Wealth Planning Associate - We seek a mid/senior level associate for the expanding Wealth Planning practice group in our Boca Raton, Florida office. Experience in the areas of international tax and estate planning as well as U.S. estate planning and administration preferred. Additional background/focus on tax and wealth transfer planning for high net worth individuals within and outside the United States, as well as the representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of trusts and estates preferred. Background in charitable and private foundation matters, estate and trust matters and closely held business matters. Candidate must be barred in Florida, and possess superior academics and experience. An LL.M. in Taxation or Estate Planning is preferred.

 

Boston

Patent Agent - Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a patent attorney and/or patent agent with pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical experience to join the Hatch-Waxman and biosimilars practice in its growing Boston office. Candidates should have familiarity in patent estate and lifecycle management strategies in protecting FDA-approved drug products for both pre-litigation analysis and active litigation. Our ideal candidate will have 1-5 years' patent-related experience and hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in a relevant life science discipline, be well-versed in pharmaceutical patent analysis and possess litigation skills, and who will thrive in our creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Admission to the Massachusetts bar or USPTO preferred. EOE/AA/M/V/D/V.

 

London

Corporate Associate - Duane Morris has an opening for an associate to join its growing Corporate Practice Group in London. The ideal candidate should have 2-3 years PQE in general corporate and private equity matters. Candidate must have a desire and aptitude for client contact, be a team player and be able to work/thrive in a fast-paced environment. Stellar academics and superior writing and research skills required along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative. Qualified to practice in the U.K. required.

 

Philadelphia

Litigation Associate - Duane Morris LLP has an opening in the Philadelphia office for a litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-4 years of experience in products liability (asbestos), medical malpractice defense and general litigation background along with a strong, positive presence and advocacy ability who exudes and inspires confidence. Stellar academics and superior writing and research skills along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative are preferred, PA/NJ Bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. This is a non-partnership track position. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Litigation Associate - Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its Philadelphia office for a Litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-4 years of sophisticated commercial litigation experience including emphasis on foreclosure matters. Candidate must have strong writing skills, ability to work independently and possess a strong, positive presence and advocacy ability. Stellar academics and research skills along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative are preferred. Pennsylvania bar admission required. PA/NJ bar admission preferred. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. This is a non-partnership track position and we are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Tax Associate - Duane Morris LLP seeks an associate with five years or more of experience for its expanding Tax Practice Group based in the Philadelphia office. The ideal candidate should possess a general federal income tax background with emphasis on taxation of partnerships and experience in drafting partnership agreements. Top law school, stellar academics and law firm or Big 4 accounting firm experience required. Pennsylvania bar admission preferred.

Wealth Planning Senior Associate - Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its Philadelphia office for a senior associate to join its Wealth Planning Practice Group. The ideal candidate should have at least 5+ years of large law firm experience in estate and tax planning work for high net worth individuals. Experience with international planning matters is helpful but not required. A strong tax background along with superior academic credentials is preferred. Pennsylvania bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

 

San Diego

Patent Agent - Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a patent agent with a BSEE or MSEE degree (or advanced degree) to join its growing Intellectual Property practice group in its San Diego office. Candidate should have 3-5 years' experience with primary emphasis on patent prosecution. Our ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials, a quick-study aptitude, ability to engender client confidence, and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Admission to the USPTO required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

 

Wilmington

Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring Associate - Duane Morris LLP has an opening for an associate to join its Business Reorganization and Financial Restructuring practice group in Wilmington. he ideal candidate should have 2-4 years of solid bankruptcy experience along with an emphasis in litigation. Candidate must have a desire and aptitude for client contact, be a team player and be able to work/thrive in a fast-paced environment. Stellar academics and superior writing and research skills required along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative. Delaware bar admission required in addition to PA barred/willingness to sit for Pennsylvania bar exam preferred. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

 

For More Information

Please contact our recruiting staff for more information.

Peggy Simoncini Pasquay
Manager of Attorney Recruitment and Relations
Duane Morris LLP
30 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196
215.979.1161
Simoncini@duanemorris.com

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Writing Opportunities

Upon Further Review is the Philadelphia Bar Association’s online legal news publication. The publication provides relevant, timely, and substantive legal news and analysis from the members of the Bar, for the members of the Bar. Each month, Upon Further Review showcases articles on relevant topics and provide news and analysis that covers all aspects of the law, from trends to trials, from case analysis to opinion pieces. 

You are invited to submit articles for consideration.  We are in currently seeking articles for November, December and January.  Original materials, previously unpublished, can be submitted on a rolling basis.  Articles need not be longer than 600-800 words. 

Please feel free to pass this invitation on to those you think would be interested. 

Thank you! 

Amy J. Seefeld 
Senior Staff Counsel 
Public & Legal Services 
Philadelphia Bar Association 
Direct: 215-238-6369 

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