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for Experienced Lawyers

Business Litigation Associate

San Francisco

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an associate to join our Business Litigation practice, resident in our San Francisco office. This position offers the opportunity to practice in all phases of general commercial, civil and business litigation matters with a national and international client base. We are seeking candidates with a solid background and prior experience in complex commercial litigation such as consumer or shareholder class actions, antitrust litigation, merger and acquisition litigation, securities litigation, corporate governance disputes, real estate financing and development disputes, and/or multi-district or multi-forum litigation.

Successful candidates will have three to six years of law firm experience in a litigation based practice with particular emphasis on litigation procedure, including the discovery process and e-discovery. Deposition, hearing and oral argument experience is a plus. Excellent academic credentials as well as strong organization skills, attention to detail, writing and analytical skills are required, as is active membership in the California bar. 

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.

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Construction Associate – Construction and Commercial Contracts Practice

Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Fort Wayne (IN), Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, and Princeton (NJ)

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an associate to join its construction transactional practice in one of the following of its offices: Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Fort Wayne (IN), Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, and Princeton (NJ). Our ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years of construction-related contract transactional experience, including drafting and negotiating construction contracts, design agreements, subcontracts, supply agreements, service agreements, and related agreements, with specific experience in Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Agreements. The candidate should be ready to apply that experience to interesting and challenging matters in a thriving and fast-paced practice. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and strong academic credentials are required.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.

Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado. The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $205,000 - $245,000. Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on experience. The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

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Construction & Real Estate Entry Level Associate

Minneapolis

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an entry level associate to join its construction and real estate practice in our Minneapolis office. The associate will be involved in construction, eminent domain, and other real estate litigation matters throughout the country, as well as various construction transactional matters, including drafting construction and engineering contracts for solar, wind, and major infrastructure contracts. Our ideal candidate would have one to three years of experience in real estate litigation/clerkship experience. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and very strong academic credentials and analytical ability are required.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply here and include your cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample.

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Corporate Associate – Finance

Job Description 

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a finance associate to join the Corporate practice group in any of our offices located in the United States.

*Candidates must list the office in which they wish to be considered for in the requested cover letter.

We are seeking candidates with four to six years of experience in corporate finance and/or working with financial institutions and borrowers in commercial finance transactions, including loan originations and real estate financings would be preferred.  The candidate must have experience advising on reporting requirements, leading due diligence teams, managing specialists, and drafting documents.  The successful candidate also will have excellent writing skills, superior academics, and the ability to manage multiple assignments with minimal supervision.

Faegre Drinker's Corporate Practice Group provides a full range of services to public and private companies, private equity funds and financial institutions. If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado.  The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $225,000 - $260,000.  Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on experience.  The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

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Corporate Associate – Mergers & Acquisitions

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an associate to join the Corporate practice group in any of our offices located in the United States.

*Candidates must list the office in which they wish to be considered for in the requested cover letter.

We are seeking candidates with three to six years of experience in corporate law, with particular experience in mergers & acquisitions and other general corporate and commercial matters.  Candidates with a specific expertise in strategic transactions (including, mergers and acquisitions, investments and joint ventures), as well as general corporate and corporate governance experience. The candidate must have experience leading due diligence teams, managing specialists and drafting transaction documents. The successful candidate also will have excellent writing skills, superior academics, and the ability to manage multiple assignments with minimal supervision.

Faegre Drinker's Corporate Practice Group provides a full range of services to public and private companies, private equity funds and financial institutions.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado. The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $205,000-$260,000. Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on experience. The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

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Corporate Associate – Securities / Capital Markets

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an associate to join the Corporate practice group in any of our offices located in the United States.

*Candidates must list the office in which they wish to be considered for in the requested cover letter.

We are seeking candidates with three to six years of experience in corporate law, with particular experience in securities law advice and capital markets transactions.  Candidates should have specific expertise in securities and capital markets—in particular, familiarity with public company reporting obligations, public securities offerings, SEC compliance and corporate governance requirements, as well as debt and equity markets transactions. The candidate must have experience advising on reporting requirements, leading due diligence teams, managing specialists, and drafting documents. The successful candidate also will have excellent writing skills, superior academics, and the ability to manage multiple assignments with minimal supervision.

Faegre Drinker's Corporate Practice Group provides a full range of services to public and private companies, private equity funds and financial institutions. If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado. The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $205,000-$260,000. Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on experience. The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

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Health & Pharmacy Associate

Florham Park, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, or Washington D.C.

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting mid-level associate to join the Health & FDA practice group in our Florham Park, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Philadelphia or Washington D.C. offices.

Ideal candidates will have three to seven years of experience in pharmacy law, specifically pharmaceutical supply chain issues and pharmacy operations and compliance issues. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, a can-do, problem-solving attitude, intrinsic motivation, and strong academic credentials are required.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

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Insurance Litigation Attorney

Dallas

Job Description 

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an attorney to join the Insurance practice group in our Dallas office.

We are seeking a non-partnership track attorney with at least three to five years of experience in civil defense work. Experience in property and casualty insurance is preferred.  Texas bar admission is required.

Faegre Drinker’s Insurance group works with some of the nation’s largest insurance industry clients.  Our practice comprises all lines of insurance, including annuity, health, life, and property & casualty.  Our practice covers a broad array of regulatory, compliance, and transactional matters, including with respect to corporate governance, insurance holding company regulation, investment, market conduct, public policy, and solvency.  Our Insurance associates work directly with our clients, engage meaningfully with insurance industry groups, and join business development opportunities in the early stages of their career.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

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Insurance Transactional Associate

Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Florham Park, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a partnership-track Associate to join the Insurance group in our Chicago, Denver, Des Moines, Florham Park, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C. office. 

Our ideal candidate will possess four-six years of legal experience working on transactional matters in the insurance industry.  We are seeking candidates with the ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently and the proven ability to produce top quality work with minimal supervision.  Candidates must also have excellent writing and analytical skills.

Faegre Drinker’s Insurance group works with some of the nation’s largest insurance industry clients in their most important corporate and strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, reinsurance, conversions, demutualizations and other restructuring transactions, as well as the regulatory overlays that accompany such matters.  Our Insurance Associates work directly with our clients, engage meaningfully with insurance industry groups, and join business development opportunities in the early stages of their career.

Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado. The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $225,000 - $260,000. Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on experience. The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

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Intellectual Property Associate – Transactions

Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia or Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively seeking an experienced Associate to join our thriving Intellectual Property Group. Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an Am Law 50 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., Europe, and China. This position offers the opportunity to play a key role in growing our existing technology transactions and intellectual property licensing practice in Chicago, Minneapolis, Philadelphia or Washington, D.C.

Successful candidates will possess 2-5 years of technology transactions and intellectual property contract drafting and negotiation experience, including technology licensing, outsourcing, and IT transactions, as well as merger and acquisition support. Candidates must be collaborative, have a willingness to learn and be motivated to succeed in a client-focused, team-oriented environment. Work experience in the computer sciences or information technology sector is highly desired. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and have strong written and oral communications skills. Current firm plans for returning to work include an average of 2-3 days in the office. If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.

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Investment Management Associate

Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington D.C.

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an Associate to join the Investment Management Practice Group in our Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington D.C. offices.  Consideration will also be given to candidates who would want to work from any Faegre Drinker location.

*Candidates must list the office in which they wish to be considered for in the requested cover letter.

We are seeking candidates with at least two years’ experience in the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and related regulations.  Candidates should have experience representing registered investment companies, private funds and investment advisers, including the preparation and review of registration statements and offering documents, board meeting materials, investment management agreements and related materials. 

Faegre Drinker’s Investment Management Practice Group has been ranked repeatedly as one of the top investment management practices in the country by U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers, Chambers USA and The Legal 500.  If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado. The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $190,000 - $225,000 Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on experience. The range listed is just one component of Faegre Drinker's total compensation and benefits package for associates, which includes productivity and discretionary bonuses; life, health, accident and disability insurance; and a 401(k) plan.

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Real Estate Associate

San Francisco

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a partner-track or counsel-track associate to join our national Real Estate practice group in our San Francisco office. This position allows for a hybrid work schedule including work from home. As this position is flexible for both career tracks, please note your preferred track in the cover letter to be considered. 

This attorney will be involved in real estate matters throughout the country. Our ideal associate candidate would have at least one year of experience in real estate-related law specifically with drafting and negotiating commercial property leases, with retail leasing experience preferred, and purchase and sale transactions.  Finance experience is a plus. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and very strong academic credentials are required. California bar admission is required.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online including your resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and cover letter.

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Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of employment, including retirement, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.

We are committed to providing equitable access to employment for all and welcome qualified applicants with disabilities who meet the qualifications of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations. If you need an accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to recruiting@faegredrinker.com to let us know the nature of your request.

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