Steptoe & Johnson’s New York office is looking for a Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate with 2 to 6 years of experience to join its rapidly growing IP practice. Ideal candidates will have a strong science background, with at least an undergraduate degree—if not a master’s or Ph.D.—in a life science, e.g. biology, chemistry, immunology, pharmacology, chemical engineering or biomedical engineering. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.
Steptoe’s Life Sciences group is a high-end patent litigation practice regularly handling mix of small molecule and biologics work related to blockbuster therapeutics. Steptoe’s Life Sciences group offers real opportunity for hands-on work, practical experience, and growth as an attorney, including the opportunity for associates to handle depositions, motion practice and briefing.
Steptoe offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that provides training and mentorship. To be considered, please submit your cover letter; resume; undergraduate, graduate (if applicable), and law school transcripts; and a writing sample.
Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, NY