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Complex Commercial Litigation Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend's Seattle office is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of commercial litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience. Must have strong research and writing skills. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Former judicial clerks preferred. Excellent oral...

Kilpatrick Townsend's Seattle office is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of commercial litigation experience or judicial clerkship experience. Must have strong research and writing skills. Excellent law school credentials, including law review, preferred. Former judicial clerks preferred. Excellent oral and written communications skills and attention to detail required. Strong interpersonal skills highly valued.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Corporate Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend's Silicon Valley or San Francisco office is seeking a Corporate Associate with 1-5 years of relevant corporate law experience for our Venture Capital and M&A practices in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.  The candidate should have some expertise in...

Kilpatrick Townsend's Silicon Valley or San Francisco office is seeking a Corporate Associate with 1-5 years of relevant corporate law experience for our Venture Capital and M&A practices in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.  The candidate should have some expertise in negotiating and advising both issuers and investors with respect to venture capital financings, with private company mergers and acquisitions, and with negotiating strategic transactions.  Interest in representing emerging growth technology companies through all stages of their life-cycle, serving as “outside general counsel,” including day-to-day counseling through direct interactions with senior management,  as well as public company reporting, and supervising paralegals and managing financing transactions from start-to finish is a plus. The candidate should have a strong desire to be a direct contributor in a dynamic and collaborative working environment and be an energetic and creative problem-solver with superior interpersonal and client-management skills. Prior work experience or education related to science, technology, engineering, or math desired.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Electronics & Software Associate - Patent Prosecution, Bioinformatics

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for our Washington, DC office a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and...

Kilpatrick Townsend seeks for our Washington, DC office a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Applicants with 1-3 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and have course and/or industry experience in Computational Biology, Personalized Medicine, Bioinformatics, Synthetics Biology and/or Systems Biology. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Electronics & Software Patent Prosecution - Associate or Patent Agent (Multiple offices)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics/Software team seeks for its Seattle, San Diego, Denver, Washington D.C., Atlanta or Raleigh offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Associate or Patent Agent experienced in preparing and prosecuting chip design and computer architecture-related applications. Applicants with 2+...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics/Software team seeks for its Seattle, San Diego, Denver, Washington D.C., Atlanta or Raleigh offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Associate or Patent Agent experienced in preparing and prosecuting chip design and computer architecture-related applications. Applicants with 2+ years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Preferred but not required background include technical work experience in a computer engineering field, an advanced Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree, or significant prosecution experience in computer engineering fields, and experience or expertise in any one of network architecture, network hardware design, system-on-chip (SoC) design, neural networking, machine learning, or video codecs  Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested.

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Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Government Enforcement & Investigations Associate Attorney

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta office is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of litigation, white collar or criminal defense experience to join its Government Enforcement and Investigations team. It is preferable that the associate has prior government enforcement, white collar or...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta office is seeking an associate with 2-4 years of litigation, white collar or criminal defense experience to join its Government Enforcement and Investigations team. It is preferable that the associate has prior government enforcement, white collar or criminal defense experience.  The associate must be able to work cross-office and travel when necessary. Excellent research as well as oral and written communication skills and attention to detail are required. Excellent law school credentials are preferred and current or former judicial clerkship experience is highly valued. Strong interpersonal skills and additional language proficiency outside of English are also highly valued.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Life Sciences Patent Prosecution Associate or Patent Agent

Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a patent prosecution associate or agent in the Life Sciences to work in either our Winston-Salem, Denver, San Francisco, Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) or Walnut Creek office.  The Applicant should have strong writing skills and 2+...

Kilpatrick Townsend is seeking a patent prosecution associate or agent in the Life Sciences to work in either our Winston-Salem, Denver, San Francisco, Silicon Valley (Menlo Park) or Walnut Creek office.  The Applicant should have strong writing skills and 2+ years’ experience in Life Sciences patent prosecution, preferably in a law firm. The Applicant should have an advanced degree or commensurate experience; expertise in molecular biology is an asset. California bar members strongly preferred.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Mergers, Acquisitions & Securities Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta office is seeking an associate with at least 3-4 years of transactional experience, preferably in a large law firm. The associate should have experience in securities law and M&A transactions. Desired skill sets include: the ability to support...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Atlanta office is seeking an associate with at least 3-4 years of transactional experience, preferably in a large law firm. The associate should have experience in securities law and M&A transactions. Desired skill sets include: the ability to support others on a wide variety of deals—including securities offerings, particularly corporate bond offerings, and M&A deals; the ability to draft SEC reports and M&A transaction documents for sophisticated public and private clients, and familiarity with corporate governance principles for public companies. All applicants should have superior academic credentials.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

*Please do not include your Date of Birth or Social Security Number in your application documents.

Patent Litigation Associate

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is seeking a lateral patent associate with 1+ years of patent litigation experience to work in our Winston-Salem, NC office on our patent litigation team. Applicants must have a strong academic record and a degree...

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is seeking a lateral patent associate with 1+ years of patent litigation experience to work in our Winston-Salem, NC office on our patent litigation team. Applicants must have a strong academic record and a degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, physics, biology or life sciences or similar subject. Judicial clerkship, industry, and/or patent prosecution experience, as well as PTO registration, are preferred but not required.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Patent Prosecution Associate - Optics/EE (CA/WA)

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics/Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Associate Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with 2-4 years of experience in patent prosecution...

Kilpatrick Townsend’s Electronics/Software team seeks for its Bay Area, San Diego or Seattle offices a full-time USPTO-registered patent prosecution Associate Attorney experienced in preparing and prosecuting optics and electrical engineering-related applications. Applicants with 2-4 years of experience in patent prosecution are preferred, with aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California or Washington bar members are preferred.

Prefer candidates with Ph.D or Master’s degree in physics or electrical engineering, as well as candidates with experience in optics, sensors, image processing, and machine learning.

Kilpatrick Townsend is a full-service, international law firm with more than 600 attorneys who work with forward-thinking clients in established and emerging industries to solve their most business-critical matters.

Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys are fully engaged in the success of the firm's clients. We deliver results-oriented counsel for corporations at all stages of the growth cycle, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. A close collaboration between the firm's practice areas ensures that we are well-positioned to serve all of our clients' needs.

We serve clients around the world from offices in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Washington, China, Japan, and Sweden. We value our client relationships and are committed to learning and furthering the business, as well as legal goals, of each company we work with.

We strive at every level to develop beneficial relationships built on trust and mutual respect. We partner with the senior executives and internal counsel of our corporate clients, integrating and sharing tasks as appropriate. We take pride in the fact that clients who hire us once, typically hire us again. Our success is measured by the results we achieve on behalf of our clients, and we commit ourselves, without reservation, to the overriding objective of client satisfaction.

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.