Robins Kaplan’s Minneapolis office seeks an associate to join our growing Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation practice. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials and two to five years of complex litigation experience in intellectual property and technology cases. A bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering, computer science, or the sciences is preferred. Strong research and writing skills are required, along with a demonstrated desire to be a trial lawyer.
Successful candidates will also have strong creative problem solving, interpersonal, organization, planning and communication skills. The ability and willingness to report regularly and effectively with senior attorneys on the team is required. In addition, associates in the IP&T department must enjoy technology and have the ability to understand complex scientific and engineering concepts along with the ability to manage cases, assignments and team members efficiently and effectively, with a collegial and entrepreneurial approach. The ability to work independently and as a member of a team, shift focus, adapt to changing priorities, and maintain professionalism under pressure is required. Individuals who are results-oriented and self-starters with a high level of initiative and work ethic will find themselves at home.
IP&T Associates have opportunities for substantive case work including depositions, motion practice and trial. We’ll also provide the training to help you become a premier trial lawyer.
Apply if you would like to practice law in an environment where new challenges and growth are approached with energy, enthusiasm and team work, where you work directly with clients and where your efforts are appropriately rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. Applicants must be admitted, or eligible to become admitted, to practice in Minnesota. Admission before the United States Patent & Trademark Office is helpful, but not required.
Robins Kaplan LLP is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse workforce.
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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN