Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath is Recruiting a Junior, Partnership-track Associate in Minneapolis, Chicago, or Washington, DC office

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is actively recruiting a junior, partnership-track Associate to join its technology transactions and intellectual property licensing practice in our Minneapolis, Chicago, or Washington, DC office. Our ideal candidate will possess 2-4 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 have strong academic credentials and a willingness to learn; work experience in the computer sciences or information technology sector is a plus. The candidate will work on interesting and challenging matters in a thriving and fast-paced practice. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, strong analytical skills and a willingness to learn are required.

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an AmLaw 50 firm with offices located throughout the U.S., UK, and China. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth. If you are looking for an opportunity with a growing, collaborative firm that promotes a diverse workplace and inclusive culture, please apply online and include your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and list of deal experience.

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 accommodations for any part of the employment process, please send an email to recruiting@faegredrinker.com to let us know the nature of your request.

The Ideal Candidate:

Our ideal candidate will possess 2-4 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.

Qualifications Required:

Candidates must have strong academic credentials and a willingness to learn; work experience in the computer sciences or information technology sector is a plus. The candidate will work on interesting and challenging matters in a thriving and fast-paced practice. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, strong analytical skills and a willingness to learn are required.

Interested Candidates:

Interested Candidates are asked to Apply Online with a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and list of deal experience.

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About Faegre Drinker:

Faegre Drinker is a top 50 firm designed for clients. We opened our doors on February 1, 2020, uniting Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath, two firms known for exceptional legal and consulting capabilities, and a commitment to service excellence. Clients are at the start — and the heart — of everything we do.

With more than 1,300 experienced attorneys, consultants, and professionals in 22 locations across the United States, United Kingdom, and China, we have the strength to solve your most complex transactional, litigation, and regulatory challenges wherever you need us. We partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to multinational corporations, delivering comprehensive and customized advice that advances your most ambitious business objectives.

Our culture is firmly rooted in relentless client focus and mutual trust that empowers collaboration. We listen to understand your priorities and pressure points. We bring you fresh ideas that work. And we deliver excellence — without arrogance. We are committed to our communities and to building a diverse and inclusive firm that reflects those communities and our clients.

Bolstered by our collective history, Faegre Drinker moves boldly into the future, investing in talent, technology, and innovation to continually provide clients with exceptional service, collaborative experiences, innovative approaches, and value.

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