Current Opportunities in the SF Bay Area

Intellectual Property Associates

Our clients are looking for top intellectual property associates in the classes of 2012-2017, with practices that focus on at least one of these areas: patent litigation, patent prosecution, technology transactions, trademark prosecution, trademark and copyright litigation. Our clients will consider associates who want to relocate to California as long as they are with prestigious firms currently, even if they need to take the California bar. Positions are available in San Francisco, the East Bay, and Silicon Valley. Please contact Barbara Levenson to discuss opportunities in your practice area:

Representative Opportunities for Intellectual Property Associates

One of Silicon Valley’s premier firms is looking to add a 2014-2016 technology transactions associate in Los Angeles, and a 2013-2016 in Silicon Valley. These are two separate positions. The firm encourages associates who want to transition from IP litigation or corporate transactions, to apply. A background in technology is helpful but not essential. The ideal candidate will have had significant client contact, and will be capable of operating independently. In LA, he/she will be the first lawyer from the practice area. The associate must have flexibility to regularly travel to and spend time in the Firm’s Silicon Valley office for training and other matters. A candidate who could spend up to the first six to twelve months located in the Firm’s Silicon Valley office (with frequent trips to the Los Angeles office), would be ideal. A successful candidate from the San Francisco Bay Area would not be expected to relocate immediately, but must be able to do so within approximately 6-12 months after his/her start date.

Top Am Law 100 firm is seeking to add a 3rd-6th year associate with technology transactions and experience with complex agreements. The firm would also consider M&A associates with an interest or background in technology of life sciences for either of their San Francisco or Silicon Valley office.

Growing office of a prestigious Am Law 100 law firm is seeking to add patent litigators with 2-3 years of experience in San Francisco. Ideal candidates will have an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, or computer engineering or an equivalent technical degree.

Top law firm in Silicon Valley is seeking a 2014-2015 patent prosecution associate with EE, computer science or physics degrees. Mandarin or Korean skills a plus.

Premier San Francisco firm is seeking a patent litigation associate with 3-5 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have a degree in EE or computer science, as well as previous IP litigation experience. Top credentials required.


Partner Recruitment

Our clients include Am Law 100 and 200 law firms, mid-sized firms, and boutiques. These firms are seeking to add lateral partners or small groups in a variety of practice areas. Portable books of business required range from $500K to $1M+, depending on seniority, and practice area. Billing rates $400.00+. Please contact Barbara Levenson: to discuss the platform you need to take your practice to the next level.