LATERAL ATTORNEYS

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's assets are its people.

Current Openings

Staff Attorney
(San Diego, CA)

LEVEL:

4-6 years of experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our San Diego office for a staff attorney with 4-6 years of experience.  We are looking for candidates who are ready and willing to dive into a heavy case load in a fast-paced environment, operate independently, and supervise other staff attorneys.  Previous experience medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense and general liability is preferred.  In addition, candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills, strong references, and must be admitted to practice in California.  Big firm litigation experience is a plus.  

Buchanan values entrepreneurial-minded professionals and provides a collaborative working environment.  We provide the best of both worlds: the stability and support of a large national firm and the flexibility and collaboration of a smaller firm.  We empower you to succeed and position your practice for growth. Buchanan is dedicated to the successful integration and long term retention of its lateral hires by providing attorneys with the resources they need to thrive.   All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

California

NOTES:

We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Litigation Associate
(Princeton, NJ)

LEVEL:

Previous litigation experience preferred (medical malpractice and professional liability experience is a plus)

DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking an attorney for an immediate opening in the Health Care Litigation Group to join the Princeton office.   This is a terrific opportunity to obtain significant litigation experience and work closely with clients in a team-oriented environment.  The candidate will have the opportunity to communicate with clients, conduct discovery, depositions and appear regularly in court.

 Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills.  All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

New Jersey (Pennsylvania is a plus)

NOTES:

We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Electrical Patent Associate
(Alexandria, VA)

LEVEL:

At least 3-5 years of experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening for an Electrical Patent Associate with at least 3-5 years of experience in Blockchain and distributed ledger technology.  Qualified candidates must have substantial experience in drafting and prosecuting U.S. patent applications for electrical circuitry and software-related inventions, excellent writing skills, and a degree in Electrical Engineering.  Candidates must be registered to practice before the USPTO; Virginia or District of Columbia admission preferred. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript and a writing sample. 

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

USPTO required; Virginia or DC admission preferred

NOTES:

We are not accepting resumes from search agencies for this position.

Labor & Employment Associate
(Pittsburgh, PA)

LEVEL:

3-5 years of management-side law firm experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh office for an experienced associate attorney to join our thriving labor & employment team. This position will provide challenging and interesting legal assignments through significant contact with clients within a fast-paced, team-focused environment. The ideal candidate will:

  • possess excellent academic credentials, a strong work ethic and first-rate research and drafting skills;
  • be able to independently help employers solve their employment issues through advice and counseling; and
  • have the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines, while providing 2nd chair support for a heavy caseload of discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour and non-compete matters.

If you are interested, apply now and include your resume, cover letter, transcript and a writing sample.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Pennsylvania

NOTES:

We are accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Bankruptcy Associate
(Pittsburgh, PA)

LEVEL:

1-2 years

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our Pittsburgh office for a junior associate attorney to join our thriving bankruptcy team.  This position will provide challenging and interesting legal assignments within a fast-paced, team-focused environment.  The ideal candidate will:

  • possess excellent academic credentials, a strong work ethic and first-rate research and drafting skills;
  • have experience or education in bankruptcy and creditors rights, as well as secured transactions;
  • have the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines, and a heavy caseload; and
  • be admitted and a member in good standing of the Pennsylvania Bar.
BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Pennsylvania

NOTES:

We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Patent Agent/Technical Specialist
(Alexandria, VA)

LEVEL:

Previous electrical engineering and/or computer science and chemical experience preferred.

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our Alexandria office for a patent agent with a degree in electrical engineering or computer science and the chemical arts.  This position requires the ability to think critically, to quickly understand new technologies and to write well.  Candidates would preferably have some patent drafting and prosecution experience, but experience is not required.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting patent applications and prosecution of patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and patent offices around the world.  Candidates must be already registered to practice before the USPTO or be willing to sit for the registration exam.  All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, and college transcript(s).

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

USPTO preferred

NOTES:

We are accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Health Care Associate
(Pittsburgh, PA)

LEVEL:

3-5 years of transactional and regulatory experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening for a Health Care associate in our Pittsburgh office.  Candidates should have 3-5 years of transactional and regulatory experience and be admitted in Pennsylvania.   The successful candidate must also have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, transcript and a writing sample.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Pennsylvania

NOTES:

We are accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Labor & Employment Associate
(Newark, NJ)

LEVEL:

4-6 years of management-side law firm experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our Newark office for an experienced associate to join our thriving labor and employment teams based in Northern New Jersey and New York City.  This position will provide challenging and interesting legal assignments through significant contact with clients within a fast-paced, team-focused environment.  The ideal candidate will:

  • possess excellent academic credentials, a strong work ethic and first-rate research and drafting skills;
  • be able to independently help employers solve their employment issues through advice and counseling; and
  • have the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines, while providing 2nd chair support for a heavy caseload of discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour and non-compete matters.

If you are interested, apply now and include your resume, cover letter, transcript and a writing sample.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

New Jersey; New York

NOTES:

We are accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Trademark Associate - Part-Time
(Alexandria, VA or Washington, DC)

LEVEL:

3+ years of trademark experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening for a Part-Time Trademark Associate with 3 plus years of trademark experience.  The successful candidate must have experience in trademark clearance, guidance, prosecution, litigation, inter partes proceedings or oppositions and cancellations.  Must be admitted in Virginia or the District of Columbia.  If you have excellent academic credentials and strong research and writing skills, then apply now.  We will need a cover letter, resume, all transcripts and a writing sample.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Virginia or District of Columbia

NOTES:

We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

 


 

Search Firm Guidelines

  • We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies.
  • We consider any resume or biography received without prior approval from a member of the Human Resources & Talent Management Department to be unsolicited and gratuitous.
  • Agencies are not permitted to contact any attorney at Buchanan.
  • We do not consider candidates received by the Firm until received by the Human Resources & Talent Management Department.
  • To present an opportunity, please send an email to the appropriate contact with a blind summary of your candidate without identifying the candidate by name.
  • We will not pay a fee to an agency that does not follow these guidelines.
  • Questions regarding these guidelines should be directed to Danielle L. Rosetti, Director of Human Resources & Talent Management, at danielle.rosetti@bipc.com.
  • All questions regarding open positions should be directed to Kerri S. Haley, Manager - Attorney Recruiting, at kerri.haley@bipc.com.

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