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Benefits & Executive Compensation Associate

Chicago, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C. offices

Job Description

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is actively recruiting an associate with 4-6 years of experience to join the Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group in our Chicago, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C. offices.

Our ideal candidate will have experience with ERISA and ESOP litigation. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, a can-do, problem-solving attitude, intrinsic motivation, and strong academic credentials are required. Large law firm benefits experience is preferred but not required.  This position offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative AmLaw 50 firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

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Business Litigation Associate

Indianapolis

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an associate to join our Business Litigation practice, resident in our Indianapolis office. This position offers the opportunity to practice in all phases of 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, contract disputes, business valuation disputes, and/or multi-district or multi-forum litigation.

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

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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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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Corporate Associate – Tax

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a tax 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.

 Job Description

We are seeking candidates with at least four years of experience in U.S. federal tax matters and/or international tax experience, either at public accounting firm or law firm.  This position will involve working on cross-office tax and corporate transactional teams.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and have strong written and oral communications skills. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.

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 $235,000-$280,000. 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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Finance Associate

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a mid-level associate to join the Finance Transactions Team in any of our twenty (20) United States offices. Preference will be given to candidates with significant experience in documenting and closing corporate debt finance transactions, including secured and unsecured, syndicated and bilateral loans. If you are looking for an opportunity with a great team and a growing, collaborative firm, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

The salary range for this position in our Denver office is $190,000 - $270,000 and the salary range for this position in our New York office is $215,000 - $305,000.

Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on relevant skills, training, experience and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law.  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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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 practice 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 capacity 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.

The salary range for this position in our New York office is $270,000 – $305,000.

Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on relevant skills, training, experience and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law.  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 – Litigation

Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., or Wilmington

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a litigation associate to join our thriving Intellectual Property practice. This position offers the opportunity to focus on patent litigation for a national and international client base from our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., or Wilmington offices.

Successful candidates should have two to three years of patent litigation experience, or a federal clerkship and at least one year of patent litigation experience. Successful candidates must be collaborative and motivated to succeed in a client-focused, team-oriented environment. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and have strong written and oral communications skills.

This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. 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 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 $200,000-$235,000. 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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Intellectual Property Associate – Trademark, Copyright, Advertising and Media (T-CAM)

Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, or Washington D.C.

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting for an Associate to join the trademark, copyright, advertising and media practice within our Intellectual Property group. The position can be based in our Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, or Washington D.C. offices.

This position can offer the opportunity to work on trademark, copyright, and advertising issues, and may include both counseling and prosecution matters and contentious matters in courts and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Copyright Office, and the National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau. Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years’ experience in trademark law. Experience with copyright, advertising, licensing, sweepstakes and privacy matters is a plus. Successful candidates must be collaborative and motivated to succeed in a client-focused, team-oriented environment. Candidates must also have excellent academic credentials and have strong written and oral communications skills.

This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. 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, 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-$200,000. 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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Labor & Employment Litigation Associate (Mid-Level)

San Francisco

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a mid-level associate to join our Labor & Employment group in our San Francisco office.

We are seeking candidates who are admitted to practice in California and have five to six years of management-side wage and hour employment litigation experience including defending class, collective and PAGA matters. Trial experience is a plus.

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

The salary range for this position in our San Francisco office is $290,000-$305,000. 

Actual salary will vary and may be above or below the range based on relevant skills, training, experience and other job-related factors, consistent with applicable law.  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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Product Liability and Mass Torts Associate

Los Angeles, San Francisco

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting an associate to join the Product Liability & Mass Torts practice group in either our Los Angeles or San Francisco office. Attorneys in the group represent leaders in a wide variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, medical device, food, agribusiness, and automotive. Our associates receive hands-on training and experience managing discovery and going to trial on interesting and complex matters. 

Our ideal candidate will have five or more years of litigation experience, including deposition and substantive brief writing experience. Product liability experience, a medical background, mass tort and/or trial experience is a plus. California bar admission is 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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Real Estate Associate (Mid-Level)

Philadelphia

Job Description

Faegre Drinker is actively recruiting a partner-track associate to join the Real Estate practice group in our Philadelphia office. This attorney will be involved in real estate matters throughout the country and will represent both developers and lenders in the areas of acquisition, development, construction and financing. Pennsylvania bar admission or eligibility to waive in is required.

We are seeking candidates with two to six years of experience in broad based real estate matters including leasing, agreements of sale and financing. Experience in Philadelphia zoning and portfolio sales are considered a plus. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and strong academic credentials are required.

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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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