Current Job Opportunities
One of Boston's premier law firms looking for an attorney with transactional and communication skills to become part of it's "corporate deal team" This position requires an interest in not only papering" the deal but using your judgement and negotiating skills to make the deal happen.
This Boston focused law firm has a national practice with highly skilled lawyers looking for the next "deal maker"
The ideal candidate will have the following experience:
- Securities/Mergers and acquisitions
- Venture capital/private equity/bank financing
- Public and private company experience a plus
- Strong drafting and organization skills
- Ability to interact with clients and opposing counsel
- Excellent academic credentials
- Salary range varies upon years of practice of on point experience.
IP Citation Filing Specialist Maintains strong understanding of Patent and Trademark rules of practice (37 CFR) Responsible for preparation, maintenance and submission of all information disclosure statements. work with practitioners in the coordination of specification reviews. Requires gathering all necessary references and citation translations, preparing "fit-to-file" PDFs, Section 18 responses, Annexures to Form 3 and coordinating responses with US Filing Specialist. Monitoring deadlines to ensure all are met, complying with client instructions, firm procedures, USPTO and foreign requirements. Minimum 2-7 years patent prosecution support experience is required. Experience with USPTO procedures, rules and requirements. 1-2 years experience with Citation and IDS Process Paralegal - Trusts & Estates Assist with generational families with their needs and administer accounts, trusts, investment management accounts, foundations and partnerships. Work with your Trust assistants to accommodate accounts in accordance with their document terms.
Frequent direct contact with multiple generations of family members in person and via phone and email.Support the WMG partners and clients on a range of subjects including financial, personal, and estate planning matters.Monitors cash flow and performs budget analysis. Assists family members with general financial planning decisions. Coordinates specialized reporting as required.Coordinate account activity, receipts and disbursements and beneficiary needs, opening facilitating charitable and non-charitable gifts.Coordinates with external advisors and consultants.Monitor cash levels in accounts to ensure that all client needs can be met at all times.Organizes and prioritizes assignments and serves as a department liaison to ensure collaborative efforts result in meeting or exceeding goals and standards.Maintains current knowledge of trends and developments affecting the area of specialization.Uses innovative thinking and exercises sound judgment to achieve results.Qualifications:
Financial, accounting, or legal background including a related degree required.Strong understanding of income taxes and investments including partnership, trust, estate planning, and estate/gift tax knowledge.Minimum of 2 years of experience working with high net worth clients.Project management skills and the ability to work on multiple teams and several projects at one time. Proven track record of success in leading projects to a successful completion under inflexible deadlines. Patent Legal Administrative Assistant Qualified candidates should have working knowledge of CPi and/or CPA Foundation Intellectual Property (FIP). Bachelor's degree and a minimum 2 years of IP is required. Accurate attention to detail and the ability to manage competing priorities a must. Successful candidates will have excellent organizational, word processing, communication and deadline management skills. Online USPTO filing experience is required. CONVEYANCING/ RE ATTORNEY –
- 5+ years Minimum experience
- Must be admitted in MA
- Must have experience representing Lenders
- Must have Title Insurance experience, Title Agent preferred
- Book of business helpful, but not necessary. We have many long-term relationships with lenders
Conveyancing/ Real Estate Experience:
- Negotiate and close commercial loan transactions for various lenders, including drafting loan documents, reviewing title, reviewing surveys and plot plans, reviewing corporate documentation, preparing settlement statements, and conduct closings;
- Represent commercial developers, prepare and negotiate purchase and sale agreements, review loan documents, draft enforceability opinions, draft zoning opinions, form limited liability companies and corporate entities with the Secretary of the Commonwealth, draft operating agreements, draft bylaws, draft corporate authority documents, draft trust documentation;
- Represent landlords and tenants, draft and negotiate lease agreements and sublease agreements for warehouses, office space and retail space;
- Represent buyers, sellers and lenders in connection with the purchase and sale of corporations, stock transfer and asset purchase and sale;
- Draft corporate documents for various corporate structures, from sole purposed real estate entities to complex business ventures;
- Represent condominium developers, prepare master deeds and condominium trusts, conduct sales of multi-unit projects including 40B developments;
- Conduct UCC asset sales on behalf of lenders and various secured parties, including drafting default notices, drafting publications notices, drafting bills of sale, attending auctions;
- Represent residential buyers and sellers, prepare and negotiate purchase and sale agreements, review loan documents, review title, prepare closing documents, resolve title issues;
- SBA Loan closing experience
- Salary Range $80k - $100k per year, per relevant experience & business
- 14% Origination Incentive
- 1600 Billable Hours/ year
- 4 weeks vacation/ year
- 2 personal days/ year
- 8 sick days/ year
- 13 (+/-) Paid Holidays/ year
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance – 75% paid by firm
- o Indiv Plan $pricing updated
- o Family Plan $pricing updated
- Dental Insurance – 90% paid by firm
- o Indiv Plan $pricing updated
- o Family Plan $pricing updated
- 401(k) Plan with up to 4% Employer MatchMatch
- Flexible Spending Account
- Annual Profit Sharing Plan
- Annual Bonus (billable hour requirement to be eligible)
- BJ’s Membership
- Tickets at Work Membership
- Turkey at Thanksgiving!
- $100/ month mobile phone stipend
US Patent Paralegal - Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of IP is required. This position provides paralegal-level support to attorneys who specialize in intellectual property law. Overall responsibilities include preparing and filing patent applications, managing the docket and clearing docketing dates with the Docketing Department, searching US Patent & Trademark (USPTO) databases, and monitoring the filing status of patents. Prepares and files prosecution documents, including patent applications, restrictions requirement responses, amendments, information disclosure statements, allowance review and issue fee payments, formalities, and appeal submissions with the USPTO. This position will review incoming correspondence including paper and electronic mail, facsimiles, docketed information, or client instructions, and takes necessary action. Qualified candidates should have working knowledge of CPi and/or CPA Foundation Intellectual Property (FIP) is preferred. Successful candidates should be highly organized, able to handle competing priorities, and work in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional deadline management skills, and attention to detail are required. Legal Administrative Assistant - Employment Litigation Must have a 5-7 years litigation experience, familiarity with litigation support software applications, such as Relativity, is a plus. Employment law experience preferred. Responsible for court and agency filings, and maintaining of the practices internal client and litigation files. Must be comfortable working with e-discovery records and it is expected that he or she will work with paralegals and attorneys accessing e-discovery documents in the course of litigation and in preparing court filings. Family Law Attorney - Boston Responsibilities:Represent clients in court or before government agenciesPrepare and draft legal documents on behalf of clientsAdvise clients on business and legal transactionsNegotiate settlements for legal disputesComply with all legal standards and regulationsPerform administrative and management functions related to the practice of lawExperience should include divorce lawChild custody and parenting plansAsset divisionPrenuptial and postnuptial agreementsPaternity, name changesAdoption, and cohabitation agreements.Contempt and modification actionsQualifications:Previous experience in lawFamiliarity with various legal documentsStrong analytical and problem solving skillsAbility to build rapport with clientsExcellent written and verbal communication skills Attorney - Corporate General Corporate experience from firm or corporate setting5- 10 years of experience assisting clients in a various corporate ranges, securities and business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings (debt and equity) and general corporate mattersExperience with formation and funding of emerging growth companies, private equity investments, general corporate counseling and a wide variety of transactionsDemonstrated ability to first-chair transactions both in terms of drafting and negotiationExcellent oral and written communications skillsCommitment to provide high quality client service Ability to work both independently and as part of a larger collaborative team and to mentor and develop less experienced team membersStrong client contact and ability to work with various clients.
Firm offers the ability for grow and flourish in a law firm intended for attorneys with long-term professional development ambitions. Interested candidates may send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Associate Trust Officer - Framingham, MA • Experience handling Estate, Financial & Tax Planning• Trust and estate distributions;• Preparation of fiduciary accounting• Compilation of information for preparation of federal and state estate tax, gift tax, fiduciary income tax andpersonal income tax returns.• Trust Officers assisting with the daily administration and management of trust and estate accounts:• Responsibilities include investment administration but not portfolio management.• Substantial contact with trustees, clients, beneficiaries, investment advisors, accountants, and otherprofessionals.• Exceptional written and oral communication skills are required. Paralegal - Real Estate Leasing - Prior experience in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions for firm’s Real Estate department
• Closing and post-closing activities for real estate acquisitions• Documentation, due diligence, dispositions, and leasing• Order and review title commitments, exception documents and surveys• Direct client contact, interfacing directly with the title company and surveyor to resolve any issues or discrepancies• Preparation of title objection letters and negotiation of title policies• Prepare and administer contract critical dates and closing checklists.• Coordinate and assist with all aspects of closings, preparation of conveyance documents, closing statements, and other closing documents• Attend to all post-closing requirements, prepare and organize closing binders, and monitor all post-closing deliveries and requirements.• Prepare correspondence and memorandum.• Prepare initial draft document, amendments to agreements or leases and miscellaneous documents, including estoppel certificates, SNDAs and Memos of Lease for attorney review• Order UCC Lein and other searches.
2 – 7 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions and Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel Paralegal – Trust & Estates - Paralegal Certification from an approved program is preferred. A minimum of 5 years of paralegal experience in Trust & Estates and probate administration, preferably in a law firm setting Legal Assistant/Office Coordinator A minimum of 3 years of legal assistant support in a litigation practice area and general administrative support. Patent Legal Administrative Assistant – Boston - Qualified candidates should have working knowledge of CPi and/or CPA Foundation Intellectual Property (FIP). Successful candidates will have excellent organizational, word processing, communication and deadline management skills. Meticulous attention to detail and the ability to manage competing priorities are essential. Must be self-motivated and a self-starter. Online USPTO filing experience is required. Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2 years of IP is required. Paralegal Foreign Filing – Boston - A minimum of 5 years IP foreign filing experience is required. Candidates must have knowledge of PCT and foreign patent rules and procedures, including processes and procedures for interacting with clients and foreign law firms to advance foreign patent applications. Experience with CPI, IPDAS, and PCT Safe are highly preferred. A college degree or paralegal certificate is required. IP Administrator – Boston - Qualified candidates should have working knowledge of CPi and/or CPA Foundation Intellectual Property (FIP). Successful candidates should be highly organized, able to handle competing priorities and deadlines and possess exceptional interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years of prior managerial experience. Trusts & Estates Legal Administrative Assistant – Boston - Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of Trusts & Estates experience, excellent organizational, communication, prioritization and deadline management skills. Candidate must exhibit flexibility, attention to detail and ability to multi-task. Maintains strict confidentiality in all client and Firm matters. Paralegal Trust & Estates Drafting - Associates Degree with Paralegal Emphasis or Bachelor’s Degree from an ABA approved Paralegal Program preferred Prior Trusts and Estates experience in law firm environment preferred NALA or NFPA Certification is a plus Trust & Estates Administration Paralegal - broad base of experience including probate and trust administration, working knowledge of the Probate Court rules and procedures and probate accountings, Federal gift and estate tax returns, and familiarity with trust accounting computer programs. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently and have previous paralegal experience in the administration of trusts and estates, including the preparation of U.S. Estate Tax Returns (Form 706). Candidates must have at least an associate’s degree with paralegal studies emphasis; bachelor’s degree from ABA approved paralegal program preferred. Certification from NALA or NFPA is a plus. Trusts & Estates Legal Administrative Assistant – Manchester, NH Prior Paralegal and/or Legal Secretarial and Trusts and Estates experience is a must. Corporate Paralegal – Waltham - 3 – 5 years of experience related to: Corporate entity formation and maintenance Debt and equity financings M&A transactions Preparation of closing checklists and closing binders Preparation of closing certificates Familiarity with capitalization management software platform such as Carta Corporate governance (board and stockholder matters) Securities and Blue Sky filings Conducting UCC and lien searches Preparing and filing UCC filings Due diligence and data room management Patent Paralegal - BS/BA or equivalent experience required. 3-5+ years of experience working in patent prosecution. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, Word and Outlook required. Knowledge of CPI and/or IPDAS is also desirable. Paralegal Assistant - BS/BA or equivalent experience required. Solid competency in MS Office applications and database management systems. IP Administrator - Bachelor’s degree and minimum of two years of work experience in the field of intellectual property, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Corporate Associate – Boston 3rd – 4th year associate. should have experience drafting substantive agreements involving mergers and acquisitions, private investments (both equity and debt), and joint ventures. Experience coordinating a multi-disciplinary transaction team, including tax, intellectual property, real estate, and benefits is essential Labor & Employment Partner Level Attorney - Successful candidate must have a $400,000+ book of portables, must also have extensive experience with complex labor and employment law matters and must be willing to work collaboratively/cross market with members in other practice area groups.- 10+ years’ experience in labor and employment law. - $400,000+ in portable billings Corporate Partner - Must have strong business experience. A background in one of the following areas is a plus: tax, securities, technology, venture capital, bank regulatory or investment banking. Junior Associate – Real Estate - An ideal candidate will have experience in several of the following areas: acquisitions/dispositions, joint ventures, real estate funds, leasing, financing and/or development. Key areas of practice include reviewing, drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, financing documents, entity arrangements and corporate and fund documentation, leases and subleases, and other aspects of transactional real estate work for domestic and international transactions. The candidate must have large law firm experience Junior/Senior Associate – Corporate/Fund Formation - Candidate must have corporate and transactional experience representing private equity and venture capital investment funds and have experience with fund formation transactions, secondary transactions, regulatory compliance, upper tier agreements, and related work. The ideal candidate possesses excellent professional judgment, is highly motivated to provide exceptional client service, and values personal and professional growth in a collaborative environment. Large firm experience is necessary. Intellectual Property – Patent Agent (Biology) - strong technical background in biological sciences. Advanced degree required (Ph.D. preferred; will consider a Master’s degree with substantial industry experience). Experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications and conducting IP due diligence and FTO analyses required. Some litigation and/or post-grant experience useful. Registration with the USPTO required; prior firm experience helpful. Corporate Associate - experienced corporate associates with partnership potential. Ideal candidates are self-starters focused on building their practice and career. Patent Agent IP – Biotech – Boston - registered patent agent with a Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, or immunology. Patent Associate/Agent (Junior Level) – Boston - Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or equivalent life science degree. Admission to the USPTO is required. IP/Life Sciences Associate or Patent Agent – Boston - Candidates should be registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office with a strong background in scientific fields relevant to biotechnology. Advanced degree in Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry or Immunology is desired. Experience in a law firm is required. Patent Attorney (Electrical Engineering) - Boston/Concord - minimum of three years of patent drafting and prosecution experience, and have the necessary skills to work on matters in most areas of electrical engineering Patent Attorney (Organic Chemistry) - need experience patent drafting and prosecution experience, PhD in organic chemistry or related discipline Corporate & Business Mid Level Associate – Boston - (3) years and have experience with a range of clients from small, closely held family businesses to large international corporations. Commercial Real Estate Attorney – Woburn - 10+ years of experience for the Woburn, MA office. Focus is on commercial financing and purchases; experience in land use and title matters will be helpful. Commercial Real Estate Attorney – Manchester, NH - 10+ years of experience Corporate Attorney – Woburn – 4 - 5 years of relevant experience to join our Woburn, MA team. This successful candidate must have transactional experience and superior academic credentials, communication and writing skills. Corporate Attorney – Worcester – Min 5 yrs experience Candidates must possess experience in contract drafting and negotiation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, capital markets, and/or corporate finance. Labor & Employment/Litigation Associate – Providence - Demonstrated interest in labor & employment law. Desire to represent employers in management-side employment litigation and compliance work. Comfortable communicating with clients in a professional, practical, open and level- headed manner, even when dealing with highly sensitive issues. Rhode Island or Massachusetts Bar Admission (in good standing). Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school with strong academic credentials. Associate Real Estate – Boston - 3-6 years of broad real estate experience with a focus on national commercial leasing matters, representing both landlords and tenants (with landlord-side leasing a requirement) in all aspects of leasing transactions.