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    Notice to Search Firms/Placement Agencies:

    We value your input and assistance during our hiring process. Locke Lord LLP does not accept unsolicited applications from search firms or placement agencies.  See below for information about specific candidates. We will only accept candidate submissions from search firms with whom we have a current search/fee agreement on file. If your firm/agency does not have an agreement with us (or if you are unsure whether a current agreement exists), please contact us at legalrecruiting@lockelord.com to ascertain agreement status.

    Associate, Patent Agent and Staff Counsel Candidates:
    Search firms may only submit candidates for open positions that are posted on the Lateral Job Opportunities section of our Web site (unless the position announcement specifically notes an exclusion). If you have a strong candidate whose experience and interests do not match an available position, please send to legalrecruiting@lockelord.com a brief email generically summarizing the candidate’s credentials for consideration.  Applications submitted to lawyers in our firm will not be deemed valid submissions unless our Recruiting Department at legalrecruiting@lockelord.com is also copied on such submission and/or correspondence regarding potential candidates.

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    We will only accept partner candidate submissions from search firms with whom we have a current search/fee agreement on file. If your firm/agency does not have an agreement with us (or if you are unsure whether a current agreement exists), please contact us at legalrecruiting@lockelord.com to ascertain agreement status.

    If you have any questions concerning our placement policies or wish to discuss a potential working relationship with the firm, please contact us at legalrecruiting@lockelord.com.


    Chicago – Consumer Finance Staff Counsel

    We are seeking qualified candidates for a Staff Counsel position with our Consumer Finance Practice Group.  The position will be based in our Chicago office.   Ideal candidates have at least 3 years of prior associate-level or staff counsel experience in Illinois consumer finance litigation. 

    The ideal candidate will also possess the following:

    • Strong writing and oral communication skills, and an ability to learn new substantive legal topics as needed are required;   
    • Knowledge of federal and Illinois state court practice,
    • Significant case management experience.  

    Essential Functions:

    Candidates for Staff Counsel positions must be able to provide effective and reliable legal services to clients and supervising attorneys. 

     Staff Attorneys are routinely required to:

    • Provide thorough factual and legal research and analysis in pleadings, memoranda, and other written documents;
    • Draft pleadings and other case documents;
    • Manage multiple matters simultaneously;  
    • Competently and professionally communicate with clients and supervising attorneys; and
    • Argue at traditional and evidentiary hearings.

    Requirements:

    Juris Doctor.  Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in Illinois. 

    Application materials: Resume and Law School Transcript (Please indicate class rank if known.

    Direct apply candidates: If you are interested in applying for this position, email your application materials to legalrecruiting@lockelord.com and note “Consumer Finance Staff Counsel – Chicago” in the subject line. 

    Search firms: Please contact legalrecruiting@lockelord.com if you'd like to discuss the possibility of working with us on this search and note “Consumer Finance Staff Counsel – Chicago” (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.


    Stamford - Intellectual Property Associate

    We are currently seeking a Registered Patent Attorney or Agent with a background in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science, and at least 3-4 years previous experience in patent preparation and prosecution in the fields of telecommunications, network computing and/or control system architecture, to join our Global Intellectual Property Department in our Stamford, CT office.   Successful candidates will have superior academic credentials and writing skills as well as a solid foundation in patent application drafting and patent prosecution.   Advanced technical degrees and industry experience would be beneficial. Candidate must be admitted to or willing to sit for the Connecticut bar. 

    Application materials: Resume and Law School Transcript (Please indicate class rank if known.)

    Direct apply candidates: If you are interested in applying for this position, email your application materials to legalrecruiting@lockelord.com and note Intellectual Property Associate (Stamford) in the subject line. 

    Search firms: If you are interested in discussing the possibility of working with us on this search, please see information above and contact us at legalrecruiting@lockelord.com and note Intellectual Property Associate (Stamford) in the subject line. 

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.


    Houston – Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate

    Locke Lord is seeking to hire an associate to join the Tax department in the Houston office. The ideal candidate is an associate from another AmLaw100 with 2 -3 years’ experience in employee benefits and executive compensation matters.  Qualified candidates must be licensed to practice law and in good standing with the Texas Bar.

    Application materials: Resume and Law School Transcript (Please indicate class rank if known.)

    Direct apply candidates: If you are interested in applying for this position, email your application materials to legalrecruiting@lockelord.com and note “Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate - Houston” in the subject line. 

    Search firms: Please contact legalrecruiting@lockelord.com and note “Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Associate - Houston” in the subject line if you'd like to discuss the possibility of working with us on this search (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.


    Junior/Mid-level IP Pharmaceutical Litigation Associate (Chicago)

    We are currently seeking an IP Pharmaceutical Litigation Associate with three to five years of experience for our Chicago office. The ideal candidate will have significant Hatch-Waxman litigation experience.  Candidates without significant litigation experience but with experience preparing paragraph IV notice letters or clearance opinions for patents covering pharmaceuticals and assisting with litigation efforts are also encouraged to apply.  Candidate must be admitted to or willing to sit for the Illinois bar. 

    Application materials: Resume and Law School Transcript (Please indicate class rank if known.)

    Direct apply candidates: If you are interested in applying for this position, email your application materials to legalrecruiting@lockelord.com and note “IP Pharmaceutical Litigation Associate- Chicago” in the subject line. 

    Search firms: If you are interested in discussing the possibility of working with us on this search, please see information above and contact us at legalrecruiting@lockelord.com and note “IP Pharmaceutical Litigation Associate- Chicago” in the subject line. 

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

     

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