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    Marketing and Recruiting Coordinator (Austin)

    OVERVIEW:

    Locke Lord LLP is seeking a Marketing & Recruiting Coordinator for its office in Austin, TX. This position will report to the Houston Marketing Manager and Director of Recruiting and will work closely with marketing staff as well as the recruitment team to provide services in both departments.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Marketing Job-Related Roles

    • Assist in planning and implementing Firm’s business development projects and events including in-house seminars, conferences, sports events, and client dinners.
    • Coordinate venue logistics such as contracts, budgets, menus, and room set-up.
    • Provide calendar information for all Austin events for the Firm website.
    • Create, track and organize data for annual office budget.
    • Assist attorneys with client proposals, compile information on existing and potential clients, and help explore business development opportunities for the Firm. This includes serving as office point of contact for local business development initiatives.
    • Track office sponsorships and charitable contributions; coordinate various charitable/marketing events, including the execution, registration, Firm branding and RSVPs.
    • Research speaking opportunities for attorneys Firm-wide and prepare materials for attorney CLEs including PowerPoint presentations and related materials.
    • Maintain multiple reports used to track marketing and business development efforts.
    • Participate as member of national marketing team and provide assistance to other members of the team on marketing/business development projects as needed.

    Recruiting Job-Related Roles

    • Support the Austin office regarding all aspects of the law school recruitment program during the recruitment season.
    • Provide support and guidance for in-office continuing legal education programs, new attorney on-boarding and training programs; including but not limited to coordinating venue logistics, establishing contracts, monitoring budgets, creating menus, organizing room set-up and calendaring.
    • Document and prepare all correspondence for the Austin office
    • Create, track and organize office recruiting budget, check requests and attorney reimbursements.
    • Track and report statistical data to the Director with respect to recruiting and development efforts.
    • Serve as Recruiting contact for Diversity initiatives and marketing materials.
    • Actively serve in NALP and city-wide recruiting organizations.
    • Participate as a member of recruiting team to provide assistance to the other members of the team on recruiting/development projects as needed.
    • Assist with projects as directed by the Director of Recruiting.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • 2+ years previous law firm experience in recruiting, marketing or development with even management preferred or other professional services firm.
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite including PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Excellent communication, time management and organization skills.
    • Possess strong leadership skills as well as be a team player.
    • Ability to work with little direct instruction on every day job tasks.
    • Display meticulous attention to detail and follow-through; perform tasks with high degree of accuracy; very strong organizational skills.
    • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, approaching every interaction with professionalism and reason; ability to instill confidence in partners and Firm leadership; enthusiastic to work with others.
    • Display strong service orientation in responding to attorney or student needs.
    • Display a high degree of flexibility in a demanding, fast-paced, and frequently changing environment.
    • Project enthusiasm and positive attitude; foster collaboration and team atmosphere.
    • Display self-starting attitude; take the initiative to create/build a successful program; be pro-active; possess the ability to take programs from the beginning stage through fruition; goal oriented.
    • Understand and apply Firm culture in everyday tasks.
    • Exhibit a commitment to the position and the Firm.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

    • Adherence to all personnel policies and practices.
    • Punctuality and regular attendance.
    • Safe and successful job performance, including meeting productivity standards.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Regulatory Compliance and Employment Attorney (Providence)

    Overview:

    The Human Resources department of Locke Lord LLP is seeking an attorney for its office in Providence, RI.   This position reports to the Director of Employee Relation and Employment Counsel and works closely with senior human resources staff and executive management to provide global legal advice and counsel on a variety of regulatory compliance issues (foreign and domestic) and employment-related issues.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the coordination and maintenance of regulatory documents and reviews, preparing responses to supervisory entities, advising Firm on regulatory developments and auditing and revision of Firm policy for same. 
    • Facilitate immigration matters for Firm personnel, including assistance with obtaining work permits for non-US workers and expatriate personnel assigned to global offices.  Responsible for maintaining and auditing records to ensure timely renewals.
    • Maintenance and audit of records, and employment-related issues in the areas of disciplinary actions, terminations, immigration, employee relations, and policy development/compliance.
    • Provide advice, counsel, and training regarding various federal/national, state/local employment and labor laws including discrimination, disability and leave laws; wage and hour laws; reduction in force laws; government contractor regulations; whistleblower regulations; workplace safety; employee data protection; corporate separateness and contingent worker issues; drug-free workplace; workplace violence; and employment issues involving mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. 
    • Draft/review employment agreements and various employment-related contracts.  Maintain and audit records to ensure timely renewals.
    • Manage employment-related litigation, other disputes and outside counsel globally, including administrative charges, development of case strategy and planning related to litigation, and budgets of outside counsel.
    • Additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by the Director of Employee Relations and Employment Counsel.

    Education & Experience:

    • Possess a J. D. degree and be a member in good standing with the RI, CT and/or MA Bar
    • Minimum three (3) years of experience as a practicing attorney, with significant experience in regulatory compliance or employment law, a stable job history and strong academic credentials.
    • Knowledge of foreign labor/employment laws is required.
    • Experience providing employment law advice and counsel to corporations and handling and/or managing litigation a plus.
    • Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statues and guidelines.
    • Excellent analytical skills, and written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
    • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to manage competing interests in a highly demanding environment
    • Some travel may be required  

    Local candidates preferred – no relocation

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Payroll Manager (Dallas)

    General Statement of Duties:

    The Payroll Manager will be responsible for US and International staff payrolls.  Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  reviews payroll data to ensure it is accurate, logical, and timely; serves as the principal liaison with the payroll vendor (ADP) and maintains current knowledge of software capabilities; ensures optimal utilization of vendor’s service offerings and timely installation of upgrades; responds to regulatory agencies and reviews reports and filings.  This position reports to the Disbursement Manager.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manage United States semi-monthly and bi-weekly processing of multi-state payroll, including taxes, benefits and garnishments for approximately 1,000 employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws.
    • Utilizing ADP international payroll services, prepare International monthly staff payroll and coordinate with partner payroll team for London and Hong Kong offices. Monitor payroll related taxe rules for each country to insure accurate processing.
    • Supervise payroll staff, including Payroll Coordinators in Providence, Rhode Island and Dallas, Texas.
    • Verify new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminations processing is accurate and timely to meet payroll deadlines.
    • Meticulous review and analyze payroll data prior to submission to outside payroll processing vendor (ADP), including collaboration with HR and Payroll Teams as necessary.
    • Communicate actively with domestic and international payroll processing vendor (ADP) to resolve reporting issues, payroll questions etc. Maintain effective internal controls for the payroll function and proactively work with management to identify process improvements and gaps.
    • Partner with HR Team for accurate employee information in HR and Payroll systems, commission payments, annual increases, bonuses, status changes, etc.
    • Ensure wire transfers for payroll fundings are submitted to Treasury on time, and interact with Treasury researching other payroll payment related matters.
    • Regular preparation of reports, including monthly overtime, charitable organizations etc. Will also be responsible for preparing remittances to charitable organizations.
    • Support the monthly accounting close and account reconciliation including monthly salary expense variance explanations and payroll balance sheet reconciliations.  Assist with the accounting annual audit and benefit audits as needed.
    • Timely response to employees and HR department questions.
    • Assist partner payroll team as needed.
    • Manage the process for Year-end W2 and 1099 calculation for commissioned attorneys.

    Education & Experience:

    • 5-10 years of experience managing a multi-state payroll department, including staff
    • Extensive knowledge of ADP
    • Proficient at MS Office and must have intermediate to advanced Excel skills.  Solid math and budgeting skills are required
    • Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
    • International payroll experience required
    • Ability to manage and lead staff to excellent performance
    • Must be a team player with excellent organizational skills and the ability to communicate in a clear and professional manner with all levels of attorneys and staff, as well as external vendors
    • Must possess excellent prioritization skills with the ability to meet competing deadlines in a timely and accurate manner
    WorkDay, Time Clock, and WebTime applications experience a plus

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Bankruptcy Secretary (Dallas)

    General Statement of Duties:

    The Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal  Secretary.  This position  provides all aspects of  administrative support to attorneys within the department.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provides secretarial support to assigned attorney(s) which may include typing, drafting documents, answering phones, scheduling appointments, calendar management, dictation, opening and distributing mail. Deals with sensitive, confidential information and ensures that day to day support for team runs smoothly and effectively.
    • Prepares legal documents, correspondence, memos, letters and reports. Assists with drafting and preparing documents such as petitions, motions and interrogatories. Prepares and e-files numerous filings on a daily basis. Establishes and maintains files and enters data into a case management system. Assists in preparing written and oral presentations. Sends and retrieves documents from Records as needed and follows work flow procedures as it relates to opening/closing matters and generating engagement/disengagement letters.
    • Answers phone, deals with routine inquiries for both internal and external contacts; refers calls to other contacts as needed and takes thorough messages. Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
    • Maintains attorney calendar(s) and contact lists as requested. Arranges all aspects of both internal and external client meetings and conferences. Stays apprised of calendars and actively communicates changes or reminders as needed. Assumes expertise of Firm calendar management software. If needed, coordinates all business-related travel arrangements for direct report attorneys.
    • Maintains familiarity with legal terminology, working knowledge of applicable court filing rules, including electronic filing protocols in state and federal courts,  basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol. Has knowledge of legal document formats such as contracts, agreements, briefs, summonses, complaints and motions.
    • Ensures a high level of service when interacting with clients, opposing counsel, and other related internal and external contacts. Maintains discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm. Assumes a helpful, proactive and professional manner at all times when dealing with both internal and external clients. Supports and cultivates service standards as expected by the Firm.
    • Operates standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, calculators, and uses required software applications to effectively perform job duties. Records, edits, and submits timesheets through time and billing system.
    • Takes initiative to build on existing skills through both self-directed development, as well as Firm sponsored training programs. Shows willingness to share knowledge of specialist with others in the Firm. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
    • Uses initiative and creativity to solve problems and research information to advance matters. Work with junior and senior level staff members to complete projects.

    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • 3-4 years of administrative or secretarial experience in a fast paced organization, preferably a professional services such as a law firm or corporate legal department.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills with strong knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and legal terminology. Flexibility and the ability to handle complex, multiple tasks for several individuals with different work styles. Openness to change pace quickly while maintaining strong organization and attention to detail. Works proactively with others to support efforts within a department or function of the Firm. Organizes and prioritizes assignments.
    • Must have knowledge of court filing requirements, specifically experience with e-filing in state/federal courts.
    • Should have 2-3 years’ experience in working as a legal secretary in a law firm including exposure to bankruptcy or bankruptcy litigation  using Electronic Case Filing (ECF) and preparing motions and orders required.
    • Should have experience in both litigation and bankruptcy practices.
    • Specific knowledge of bankruptcy filing and procedure required.
    • Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint essential.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Office Administrator (Dallas)

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.
    • Demonstrated progressive experience in a law firm.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Proven ability to work with all levels of personnel.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to work on a variety of projects.
    • Ability to identify and analyze issues and problems in management areas, and recommend and implement solutions.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relations and communications with lawyers, and support staff.
    • Ability to safely perform essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodations

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT

    • Adherence to all personnel policies and practices
    • Punctuality and regular attendance
    • Safe and successful job performance, including meeting productivity standards

    JOB-RELATED FUNCTIONS

    • Supervision and management of support staff in conjunction with functional managers and senior staff
    • Coordinate management of the office with firm-wide management, facilities, office services, human resources and other administrative staff
    • Assist Partners in Charge and designees with management of office.
    • Responsible for day to day operations issues.
    • Assist with Human Resources functions including overseeing secretarial coordination, discipline, employee counseling and other general HR functions.
    • Coordinate and manage office events as required.
    • Serve as liaison among attorneys, staff and staff departments.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 



    Real Estate Paralegal (Austin)

    Overview:

    The Austin office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Paralegal.  Responsible for document management, performing routine and advanced tasks as an aid to attorneys in a highly complex and productive real estate practice.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Review title commitments, exception documents, surveys, organizational documents, and UCC search reports.
    • Draft loan documents, purchase and sale documents, closing documents and correspondence.
    • Review leases and prepare schedules of key dates.
    • Coordinate filing of entity formation documents and UCC financing documents.
    • Perform factual research at government agencies and via the internet.
    • Interact with title companies, surveyors, governmental agencies, loan officers, clients and opposing counsel.
    • Organize and maintain complex transaction files and closing checklists.
    • Assemble documents for closing and handle post-closing delivery requirements.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate required.
    • Six to ten years relevant experience in practice area required.
    • Strong organizational and writing skills.
    • Excellent computer and typing skills, including familiarity with DeskSite.
    • Experience with Excel and Mail Merge functions of Word a plus.
    • Ability to work concurrently on a wide variety of projects and work effectively under pressure.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to work overtime and to meet deadlines.
    • Willingness to assist others as needed.
    • Reliable and dependable.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 



    Recruiting Intern (Houston) SUMMARY OF POSITION
    The Recruiting Intern will play an integral role in supporting the Recruiting Department in law school, staff and lateral hiring as needed. The intern will have primary responsibility for day-to-day administrative tasks such as scheduling, expense reports, and will also assist with Department special projects.

    INTERNSHIP DATES
    April 2017 to October 2017 (dates can be flexible)

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    Law School Recruiting
    • Assist Manager with summer program and on campus recruiting initiatives.
    • Schedule attorney interviews & lunches.
    • Assist with the planning and implementation of training and other programs in the Dallas office.
    • Reserve conference rooms, ordering meals, creating and distributing e-mail and other invitations; compiling and distributing program materials; coordinating program logistics in the Dallas office for video teleconferencing or live presentations, as-needed; assisting with the preparation and submission of CLE applications.
    • Help coordinate firm-sponsored events.
    Lateral Recruiting
    • Assist with orientation scheduling and attorney onboarding.
    Staff Recruiting
    • Assist Staff Recruiter with maintaining and tracking files of staff hires.
    • Handle payment of recruiting and placement firm invoices.
    Other
    • Compile reports as directed by the Recruiting Director.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Recent college graduate is ideal.
    • Highly skilled in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Friendly and outgoing personality.
    • Demonstrate ability to multi-task under pressure and produce results in a dynamic and competitive environment.
    • Demonstrate ability to work in a team setting.
    • Sophisticated verbal and written communication skills.

    WORK HOURS
    8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. with flexibility for overtime and weekends

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Recruiting Intern (Dallas)

    SUMMARY OF POSITION
    The Recruiting Intern will play an integral role in supporting the Houston Recruiting
    Department in law school, staff and lateral hiring as needed. The intern will have
    primary responsibility for day-to-day administrative tasks such as scheduling, expense
    reports, and will also assist with Department special projects.

    INTERNSHIP DATES
    May 2017 to September 2017

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    Law School Recruiting
    • Assist Houston Recruiters with summer program and on campus recruiting initiatives.
    • Schedule attorney interviews & lunches.
    • Assist with the planning and implementation of training and other programs in the Houston office.
    • Reserve conference rooms, ordering meals, creating and distributing e-mail and other invitations; compiling and distributing program materials; coordinating program logistics in the Houston office for video teleconferencing or live presentations, as-needed; assisting with the preparation and submission of CLE applications.
    • Help coordinate firm-sponsored events.
    Lateral Recruiting
    • Assist with orientation scheduling and attorney onboarding.
    Staff Recruiting
    • Assist Staff Recruiter with maintaining and tracking files of staff hires.
    • Handle payment of recruiting and placement firm invoices.
    Other
    • Compile reports as directed by the Recruiting Director.
    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Recent college graduate is ideal.
    • Highly skilled in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
    QUALIFICATIONS
    • Friendly and outgoing personality.
    • Demonstrate ability to multi-task under pressure and produce results in a
    • dynamic and competitive environment.
    • Demonstrate ability to work in a team setting.
    • Sophisticated verbal and written communication skills.
    WORK HOURS
    8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. with flexibility for overtime and weekends

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 



    Financial Systems Administrator (Dallas)

    Assist in the  administration, support, maintenance, development and implementation of the Firm’s accounting & financial systems including Elite Enterprise, Webview, Whitehill, Extend, , ARCS,  and other related systems.  Will train the right person for a junior level Administrator of the Financial systems.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Serve as liaison between Accounting/Finance and IT departments. 
    • Manage all user/system set-ups and security in Elite Enterprise, DTE and other related systems.
    • Help Desk support for Elite products and DTE.
    • Assist with software implementations and upgrades to existing systems as well as the implementations of third party application integration processes (i.e. data loads).
    • Trouble-shoot problems related to software performance & functionality in conjunction with IT department.
    • Coordinate with third party support group regarding system maintenance and projects and incidents related to them.
    • Modify current bill templates for Document Studio templates.
    • Development of custom Extend reports as requested.
    • Perform data analysis to facilitate identifying and resolving issues and problems. Help develop documentation, training, and development of users regarding the firm’s financial systems and data.
    • Develop and generate reports, data imports/exports, and interfaces between systems.
    • SQL and Database knowledge of Elite Enterprise is a plus. 

    EDUCATION & TRAINING

    • Requires a BA or BS in Accounting or Computer Science with minimum of 5-7 years of increasing responsible, directly related experience.
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in legal financial system applications and databases is desirable.  Detailed knowledge of Elite Enterprise, MS SQL, and third-party systems used in conjunction with Elite Enterprise a plus.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Billing Coordinator (Dallas)

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Processing all transactions related to requests for proformas, bill edits and bills including narrative edits, time/cost transfers, hour and value adjustments, unbilled write offs, rate revalations, dividing entries.
    • Maintain and process electronic bills via a variety of client applications as requested. Includes budgeting, transaction validation, bill transfer and documentation.
    • Set up and maintain special client rate tables and bill formats as requested by attorneys.
    • Review and process unbilled write-offs.
    • Set up and maintain timekeepers for Dallas and New Orleans.
    • Perform non-billable time purges months and as requested.
    • Back up cash receipts in Dallas for local processing.
    • Assist attorneys and secretaries with billing problems, reports or client inquiries.
    • Assist in preparing weekly and monthly reports and proformas as needed.
    • Assist Billing Manager with special projects and reports as required.

    EDUCATION & TRAINING

    • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in accountancy/business administration or finance preferred
    • Minimum two to three years’ billing experience in a professional services environment preferably law firm.
    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Paralegal - Affordable Housing (Austin)

    The Austin office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Paralegal.  Responsible for document management, performing routine and advanced clerical tasks as an aid to attorneys in a highly complex and productive affordable housing/real estate practice. 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Organizes and assembles documents in an electronic document management system, updating through the course of a transaction until closing. 
    • Assists with closing and post-closing matters at attorney direction. 
    • Assembles electronic closing binders, updates them and interacts with clients to respond to client requests. 
    • Drafting simple closing documents. 
    • Processing applications and requests to governmental agencies.

    EDUCATION & TRAINING: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate required. 
    • Advanced computer and technical skills to organize documents into folders and subfolders using Outlook email, Microsoft Word, Nuance or Adobe Writer, Box.com, Desksite Document Management System and hyperlinking. 
    • Knowledge of how to create and burn CD’s.
    • Legal assistant and/or paralegal background that includes advanced attention to detail and ability to understand and organize documents. 
    • Real estate and/or transactional background. 
    • Knowledge of corporate organization and structure, including various forms of entities and applicable filings with Secretary of State and Comptroller. 
    • Familiarity with basic documents associated with real estate acquisition and loan financing.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 



    Paralegal-IP Pharma (Chicago)

    The IP Litigation Paralegal supports the Department’s respective attorneys and specific law expertise.  The Paralegal works on matters such as complex intellectual property (primarily pharmaceutical and other patent litigation); large document productions, both electronic and traditional; and research utilizing Westlaw, LexisNexis and other legal industry resources.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Responsible for all aspects of  intellectual property litigation including case management, utilizing litigation support applications, filing pleadings.
    • Interact with clients and advisors on the firm’s behalf. 
    • Actively assist with trial preparation. 
    • Research utilizing Lexis, Westlaw, PACER and other tools.
    • Trial attendance required.
    • Operates with a moderate degree of independence and manages the workload to ensure the accurate and timely completion of assignments.
    • Ability to handle electronic filings required; interest in docketing a plus.
    • Experience with trial preparation and trial attendance required, along with experience with some or all of the following litigation support applications:  Concordance, Relativity, LexisNexis CaseMap Suite of applications, and Westlaw Case Notebook. 
    • Ideal candidates will be those who thrive in a fast-paced professional environment, expertly handle multiple assignments from a team of attorneys, and are able to accomplish tasks according to deadlines.
    • Must be available to work overtime (afterhours and weekends) when needed and requested.
    • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Office 2010 and Outlook. 

    EDUCATION & TRAINING

    • Bachelor’s Degree required; Paralegal Certificate in addition preferred.
    • Experience assisting and/or attending trial for patent litigation or complex commercial litigation matters.
    • Minimum 2+ years of paralegal experience in a similar position/practice group preferred.
    • Solid organizational skills, initiative and attention to detail, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.
    • Excellent communication and client interfacing skills.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    IT Coordinator (Boston)

    The Information Systems Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating firm wide technology systems in the local office.  As a member of the Firm’s national technology team, the Information Systems coordinator will act as the primary contact for technology in the local office working with the other members of the Information Systems Department on Firm technology initiatives and activities.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Maintains, analyzes, troubleshoots, and repairs computer systems, hardware and computer peripherals.
    • Documents, maintains, upgrades or replaces hardware and software systems.
    • Supports and maintains user account information including rights, security and systems groups.
    • Support Firm hardware and software for all users. This includes but is not limited to Laptop and Desktop hardware and all peripherals, Blackberry/iPhone/PDA devices, Windows 7, Office 2010, iManage, Citrix, VPN, etc.
    • Perform hardware break/fix for laptops, desktops, printers, scanners, and peripherals
    • Image machines based on firm standard practices
    • Timely entry of support calls in the Help Desk tracking system
    • Escalate user issues to the appropriate groups for resolution
    • Support phone system moves, adds and changes under the direction of the Telecom group
    • Support local server and network hardware under the direction of System and Network Engineers
    • Support local copiers and the CopiTrak system
    • Support conference room technologies for voice and video conferencing systems
    • Perform remedial preventive maintenance as required
    • Work under the direction of the Director or SR. Engineers on System Projects at any of the offices at the firm
    • Perform or assist with desktop hardware/software training as necessary, including facilitating and setting up WebEx or Video Conference sessions for remote trainers
    • Monitor and report back on office issues and complaints regarding technology
    • Act as a liaison between users in remote locations and the IT Directors to ensure any problems and solutions are well communicated to everyone
    • Participation in 24x7 support with System and Network Engineers
    • Participate in weekly Engineer conference call
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Submit Weekly Activity report

    EDUCATION & TRAINING:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Three to five years technology experience
    • A+ certification
    • Network+, MOS, MCP certifications a plus
    • MCITP in Windows 2007
    • Must possess strong troubleshooting skills for both hardware and software
    • Must be able to repair hardware systems and replace items such as hard drives, power supplies, motherboards, RAM, etc.
    • Must possess strong customer service skills

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (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.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 

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