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For general consideration of your interest in practicing with Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample.


Antitrust & Trade Regulation - Litigation Associate
(All Locations)

LEVEL:

4-5 years of law firm experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate need for an Antitrust Litigation Associate with 4-5 years of experience.  The candidate will have experience in antitrust counseling and M&A including governmental litigation with the DOJ, FTC and Attorneys General.  The successful candidate will work with attorneys in Buchanan’s nationwide litigation practice group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills.

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.  If you are looking for the opportunity to take your practice to the next level, please apply now!  

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample

Commercial Litigation Associate
(Pittsburgh)

LEVEL:

2-4 years

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate need for a Commercial Litigation Associate with 2-4 years of commercial litigation experience for our Pittsburgh office.  We are looking for candidates who want to work on sophisticated matters and are self-starters.  In addition to working with litigators in our Pittsburgh office, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with litigators across Buchanan’s offices nationwide. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills and PA Bar required.

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.  If you are looking for the opportunity to take your practice to the next level, please apply now!  

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Pennsylvania

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample

Commercial Litigation - Associate
(Miami)

LEVEL:

5-7 years law firm experience

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our Miami office for a Litigation Associate with 5-7 years of experience.  Previous commercial litigation experience is required.  Are you ambitious, driven, hard-working, dedicated, committed, ready to rise to challenges presented to you, dedicated to exceeding expectations and interested in honing your litigation skills and becoming a superstar litigator while working side-by-side with a busy group of commercial and complex matrimonial lawyers?  If so and you are anxious to gain hands-on experience taking depositions, arguing in court, and gaining invaluable trial and appellate experience while becoming an expert in the Rules of Procedures and the Rules of Evidence, our Miami office wants to meet with you.  We are looking to work with a 5-7 year litigation associate that is ready, willing and able to take charge of cases, take an active role in developing and implementing legal strategy and takes pride in delivering exceptionally thorough and persuasive legal memoranda, analysis and reasoning.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills and be admitted to practice in Florida.   

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Florida

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample

Corporate Associate (New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington DC or Tampa)
(All Locations)

LEVEL:

2 - 5 years of experience

DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a corporate associate with 2 to 5 years of experience focused on general corporate matters including M&A, equity/debt financing, capital markets/public company work and corporate governance counseling.  Must possess strong drafting and negotiation skills, and deal team experience.  Strong communication skills, attention to detail, a commitment to client service and the ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritize matters is also essential.  Qualified candidates can be resident in our New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington D.C. or Tampa office.  State Bar required depending on location.  We provide the best of both worlds: the sophistication, stability and support of a national platform, and the flexibility, collegiality and collaborative, supportive nature of a smaller firm.  We empower you to succeed and position your practice for growth.  Interested candidates should apply through our web portal.

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

State Bar required depending on location

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample

Entry-Level Patent Agent or Patent Specialist
(Alexandria)

LEVEL:

DESCRIPTION:

The Alexandria, Virginia office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC seeks to hire an entry-level Patent Agent or Patent Specialist to join their Intellectual Property practice.  The responsibilities will include drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and may include opportunities to meet with inventors to discuss technology within the United States and abroad. 

The ideal candidate will have a degree in Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or a similar technical field.  Must be willing to become registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  Excellent academics and strong writing and verbal communication skills are essential.

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover letter, resume, undergraduate transcript and writing sample

Healthcare Section Associate (Pittsburgh OR Philadelphia)
(All Locations)

LEVEL:

1 - 4 Years

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate need for a Healthcare Section Associate. The candidate will have 1-4 years of healthcare law-related experience. The successful candidate will work with attorneys in Buchanan’s nationwide Healthcare practice group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills and PA Bar required.

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. If you are looking for the opportunity to take your practice to the next level, please apply now! All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample.

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Pennsylvania

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample

Immigration Staff Attorney
(Miami)

LEVEL:

Minimum of 3 years

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our Miami office for a staff attorney with a minimum of 3 years of business immigration experience.  Experience must include strategic preparation of H, L, E, TN, J, and O visa petitions; PERM labor certifications; and EB-1 and National Interest Waiver immigrant petitions.  This position will support shareholders and counsel in the firm’s Immigration Practice Group.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills.  This is a non-partnership track position offering negotiable billable hour requirements. 

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript (if available)

Intellectual Property Associate (Alexandria or Washington, DC)
(All Locations)

LEVEL:

Minimum of 4 years

DESCRIPTION:

We have an immediate opening in our Alexandria or Washington, DC office for an associate with 4+ years of experience and a degree in biotechnology.  Ph.D. is required.  Candidates must have litigation experience, with ANDA and inter partes review proceedings preferred.  Clerkship is a plus.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, client counseling, researching and drafting litigation documents, post-grant review documents and opinion letters, as well as patent portfolio analysis and some prosecution of biotechnology patent applications.  Associate candidates must be admitted in Virginia or Washington, DC, with registration to practice before the USPTO strongly preferred.

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Virginia or Washington, DC

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample

Labor & Employment - Associate
(Philadelphia)

LEVEL:

1-3 years of experience.

DESCRIPTION:

The Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration Section has an immediate need for an Associate with 1-3 years of experience for the Labor and Employment Practice Group and the FINRA practice area in the Philadelphia office.

The successful candidate will work with attorneys in Buchanan’s nationwide Labor and Employment practice group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills and PA Bar required.

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample

Labor & Employment Associate
(Philadelphia)

LEVEL:

3-5 years

DESCRIPTION:

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has an immediate opening in our Philadelphia office for an associate attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience to join out 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.  This candidate should also have the ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines, and a heavy caseload.

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Pennsylvania

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample

Labor & Employment - Associate
(San Diego)

LEVEL:

3-5 years

DESCRIPTION:

The Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration Section has an immediate need for an Associate with 3-5 years of experience for the Labor and Employment Practice Group and the FINRA practice area in the San Diego office.  The ideal candidate with have FINRA experience and familiarity with California Labor Code and Procedure.  The successful candidate will work with attorneys in Buchanan's nationwide Labor and Employment practice group.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong research and writing skills and CA Bar required.

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

California

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample

Litigation Associate
(Pittsburgh)

LEVEL:

4-6 years of experience

DESCRIPTION:

Our Pittsburgh office has an immediate opening for a litigation associate with at least 4-6 years of complex litigation experience with the ability to run with projects with limited day to day direction, primarily for energy related clients.  The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, law firm experience and strong research and writing skills.  Candidates must be admitted in Pennsylvania.  Prior experience as a law clerk at the federal level is preferred. Experience specific to the broad energy industry is preferred but not required.

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.  If you are looking for the opportunity to take your practice to the next level, please apply now!  

All questions should be directed to Dana Hurst at dana.hurst@bipc.com.

BAR ADMISSION REQUIRED:

Admitted in Pennsylvania

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Cover Letter, Resume, Transcript and Writing Sample


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