Life Sciences Patent Litigation Associate – Law Firm – New York, NY

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, 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 a 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.

A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school is required. Membership in the New York bar, active and in good standing, is also required. For consideration, please apply by clicking on the link or by emailing your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcripts (law school as well as grad/undergrad) to Kieran Riley, Manager, Lateral Legal Talent Acquisition at

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.

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Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, NY