IP litigation associates with 4-6 years of patent litigation experience. A BS or above in chemistry, biology, or other life sciences is required and Hatch-Waxman/ANDA litigation experience preferred. The associate will be an integrated member of patent litigation teams that include attorneys from across the firm advising companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar corporations. As part of our patent litigation team, the associate will not only represent our diverse client base at trials, but will also be involved with all phases of the relationship from getting to know the client and their technology to helping with strategic counseling and working with other practice groups to provide comprehensive legal advice. The successful candidate will be a hard-working, team-oriented associate who preferably has experience litigating in federal court. Superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, written, research, and interpersonal skills required. Priority will be given to associates wanting to work in our SF or Palo Alto offices, but we will consider stellar candidates for our LA, Seattle, San Diego, NY, Delaware, and D.C offices.

The compensation range and benefits for this role are described below.
  • Salary range of $295,000 - $370,000, based on year classification.
  • Discretionary merit bonuses may also be awarded.
  • Our benefits include: Work-from-home setup allowance; Monthly wellness reimbursements; 24/7 emotional and behavioral health support and virtual counseling; Healthcare coverage for you and your same- or opposite-sex spouse/domestic partner and children up to age 26; Family-building benefits including IVF, adoption, surrogacy, and egg-freezing; Paid parental leave; Parenting support concierge and telemedicine; Parents and caregivers resource group; Career coaching for working parents; In-home and center-based back-up childcare; Tutoring and college coach for older children; Health Savings Accounts with firm contribution; Flexible spending accounts; 401(k) retirement plan; Pretax commuter and parking benefits; Basic and supplemental life insurance; Short and long-term disability; Voluntary long term care insurance; Voluntary critical illness, hospitalization, and accident insurance; Relocation assistance; Firm-paid CLE, bar review fees, and bar dues.