Patent Attorney – Opinion and Diligence – Law Firm – Remote

Our diligence and opinion practice is growing! We are looking for attorneys with advanced degrees in Biology or Chemistry with at least 4 years relevant experience in opinion drafting, due diligence investigations, litigation, and/or patent counseling.

Candidates with prior litigation experience and/or clerkships are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a track record of performing work for innovative life science, biotech, and/or pharmaceutical corporations based in the United States. Preferably, applicants should be admitted to practice before the USPTO. We want to hear from you even if you want a part-time position or are an on-ramp candidate who wants to return to the workforce.

About Us:
McNeill Baur was founded by a group of former big law attorneys who continue to practice high value, strategic patent prosecution and client counseling but in a smaller firm environment. Our attorneys are nationally recognized leaders in life sciences patent prosecution and counseling, and the firm has been ranked as a recommended firm for patent prosecution for multiple years. awarded McNeill Baur the #1 national spot in hours out of 50 Midsize Law Firms. We were also ranked in the top 25 Best Midsize Firms to Work For across all practice areas nationwide. In addition to our #1 in hours ranking, we were recognized as excelling in Technology and Innovation, Wellness, Diversity, and Quality of Work.

The firm has never had a central brick-and-mortar location and instead uses advanced cloud-based networking capabilities. This eliminates commuting and allows employees to reside in the city of their choice.

We offer a comprehensive and generous benefit program, including health insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, an EAP program, and a 401K plan with generous matching component.

Full-time salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. We are open to part-time positions, proportionately compensated.
For associates committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $180,000 – $260,000 per year. For counsel committed to billing 1700 per year salary range: $250,000 – $270,000 per year.

We are committed to equity and inclusion across race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, identity, religion, and experience.

Please submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, desired hours per year, and a portfolio listing relevant writing samples (e.g., briefs, appeals, or representative US patents or published applications that you have drafted and/or prosecuted) to

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Remote