Description:At ArentFox Schiff, we know that diverse backgrounds produce different perspectives, richer thinking, and more creative solutions to the challenges our clients face. We hope you share that vision. Join us and take on the challenge of doing meaningful work while helping us build a culture that reflects our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The New York Office of ArentFox Schiff LLP is seeking an associate to join the 3rd-5th year class. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a small, close-knit and collegial team. We are looking for a candidate that is passionate about IP and brand protection, has a can-do positive attitude, and is ready, willing and eager to work on (and eventually run) cases from the ground up. A sense of humor is also appreciated.
The ideal candidate will have substantial hands-on trademark litigation experience including some or all of the following: preparing complaints and answers for federal court, conducting discovery and document review, preparing for and taking or defending depositions, research and writing motions such as discovery motions, motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, Daubert and motions in limine, among others. Candidates should also have experience in proceedings before the TTAB. Experience with trademark prosecution and domain name proceedings is not required but is a plus. Candidates should also possess strong time management skills, have excellent writing and analytical skills and be highly organized and detail-oriented. Membership in good standing with the New York State Bar is required.
Please submit a resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample.
ArentFox Schiff LLP is internationally recognized in core industries where business and the law intersect. With more than 600 lawyers and policy professionals, the firm serves as a destination for an international roster of corporations, governments, private individuals, and trade associations.
The good faith base salary range for this position is a minimum of $230,000 to a maximum of $295,000 per year. The actual salary rate offered to candidates within that range will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, years of relevant experience, education, applicable bar admissions, and the candidate's overall qualifications for the position as assessed by the Firm.
ArentFox Schiff is committed to equal employment opportunity and diversity in the workplace. We maintain a policy of considering all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, citizenship status, order of protection status, national origin, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, source of income, military or veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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