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Brussels

Trainee Competition Lawyer Antitrust
Brussels

The Brussels office of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has an immediate opening for a Trainee Lawyer for a six-month internship.  

The successful candidate will primarily assist the attorneys of the Brussels office in working on competition law cases and support the attorneys’ various other competition law related activities.


QUALIFICATIONS: 

1. University degree in Law with strong academic merits; a master degree with a focus on competition law is a plus;
2. Experience as a trainee in a competition authority or a law firm, with a focus on EU competition law, is a strong asset;
3. Proficiency in English and good working knowledge of another language (e.g., French, German, Dutch);
4. Strong Internet research and IT skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel; 
5. Excellent organizational, research and communication skills (oral and written); 
6. Sense of initiative and also a team player.

WE OFFER:

1. A challenging, varied and responsible job with hands-on involvement in ongoing cases;
2. A competitive compensation package;
3. A pleasant, international work environment in a highly-rated competition law practice.

 
Arnold & Porter is an international firm with more than 1,000 lawyers working in 15 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. We have more than 30 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of legal practice, and our trainee lawyers have the opportunity to interact with experts across multiple fields and gain a wide range of hands-on experience . In addition, our attorneys and trainee lawyers are encouraged to participate in the Firm’s vibrant pro bono practice.

If you are interested in this position, we would be pleased to receive your application with a motivation letter, detailed CV and customary supporting documents.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Attention:  Mrs. Gracy Gréant
Rue du Marquis - Markiesstraat, 1
B-1000 Brussels
Or email to: Brussels-Recruiting@arnoldporter.com 
www.arnoldporter.com



Chicago

2020 Arnold & Porter 1L Chicago Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship
Chicago

Job Number:  1544

The Arnold & Porter 1L Chicago Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship for members of historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession supports the firm’s deep commitment to diversity and inclusion and is designed to increase diversity and inclusion within our firm and the legal profession. The A&P 1L Chicago Diversity and Inclusion Fellow will be awarded:

• A 10 week paid summer associate position in the Chicago office.
• A $10,000 scholarship to be used for 2L year.
• A $5,000 award to be used for 3L year, provided the student has received and accepted an offer to join the Summer Associate program for a minimum of 8 weeks during their 2L summer.

Criteria
Qualified applicants are currently enrolled, first-year law students at ABA-accredited law schools in the Midwest who:
• Demonstrate strong academic achievement.
• Demonstrate an interest in promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
• Demonstrate leadership qualities within the law school and community.
• Are authorized to work in the U.S.

Procedure
Applicants must submit a current resume, official law school transcript*, and a personal statement (limited to 500 words) that describes the importance of diversity and inclusion in their personal background and how they have demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
*If your law school has not released first semester grades by the application deadline, you may submit your application without your law school transcript. We will follow up to request an updated transcript, if needed.

Timeline
All applications must be submitted by January 31, 2020.

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London

London International Arbitration Clerkship
London

Job Number:  751

The London office of Arnold & Porter is pleased to invite applicants for clerkship roles in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter’s International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world, as highlighted in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 US, The Legal 500 UK, Global Arbitration Review, International Legal Alliance Summit, and US News & World Report, among other publications.  Our group acts as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors, and is made up of a diverse mix of lawyers from a range of cultural and legal backgrounds.

Our London group is looking to engage motivated lawyers and law students who are interested in pursuing a career in international arbitration.  The program offers clerks the chance to work on market-leading arbitrations with a market-leading team, assisting counsel in preparing robust cases for determination by international tribunals.  Arbitration clerks will be paid a competitive salary and awarded a (non-renewable) three or six-month contract. 

Applicants for the International Arbitration Clerkship should have graduated from a law degree (or have completed the requisite steps to graduate), and although post-graduate qualifications and an academic or working knowledge of arbitration are an advantage, these are not required.  Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English, and fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom

Applicants for the Clerkship program should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, and law school transcripts to the London Clerkship Committee. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to email: LDClerkship@arnoldporter.com.

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Los Angeles

2020 Arnold & Porter 1L Los Angeles Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship
Los Angeles

Job Number:  1543

The Arnold & Porter 1L Los Angeles Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship for members of historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession supports the firm’s deep commitment to diversity and inclusion and is designed to increase diversity and inclusion within our firm and the legal profession. The A&P 1L Los Angeles Diversity and Inclusion Fellow will be awarded:

• A 10 week paid summer associate position in the Los Angeles office.
• A $10,000 scholarship to be used for 2L year.
• A $5,000 award to be used for 3L year, provided the student has received and accepted an offer to join the Summer Associate program for a minimum of 8 weeks during their 2L summer.

Criteria
Qualified applicants are currently enrolled, first-year law students at ABA-accredited law schools in California who:
• Demonstrate strong academic achievement.
• Demonstrate an interest in promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
• Demonstrate leadership qualities within the law school and community.
• Are authorized to work in the U.S.

Procedure
Applicants must submit a current resume, official law school transcript*, and a personal statement (limited to 500 words) that describes the importance of diversity and inclusion in their personal background and how they have demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
*If your law school has not released first semester grades by the application deadline, you may submit your application without your law school transcript. We will follow up to request an updated transcript, if needed.

Timeline
All applications must be submitted by January 31, 2020.

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Entry-Level Patent Litigation Associate Intellectual Property
Los Angeles

Job Number:  1495

Arnold & Porter is seeking entry-level patent litigation associates (JD 2020) to join the Intellectual Property Practice Group in our Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC office.

The Intellectual Property Practice Group is made up of 140+ attorneys who advise clients along the life cycle of their most important assets—spanning patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, and related issues. Our Patent Litigation team combines proven trial and appellate experience, strategic approaches, and technological knowledge to enforce and defend our clients' patent rights, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries. Attorneys work on matters for clients such as Adobe, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Crocs, GE, Google, Motorola, Novartis, Pfizer, and Samsung.

Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, with a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation, and preferably academic or professional backgrounds in a scientific or technical field.

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New York

2020 Arnold & Porter 1L New York Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship
New York

Job Number:  1542

The Arnold & Porter 1L New York Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship for members of historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession supports the firm’s deep commitment to diversity and inclusion and is designed to increase diversity and inclusion within our firm and the legal profession. The A&P 1L New York Diversity and Inclusion Fellow will be awarded:

• A 10 week paid summer associate position in the New York office.
• A $10,000 scholarship to be used for 2L year.
• A $5,000 award to be used for 3L year, provided the student has received and accepted an offer to join the Summer Associate program for a minimum of 8 weeks during their 2L summer.

Criteria
Qualified applicants are currently enrolled, first-year law students at ABA-accredited law schools in New York who:
• Demonstrate strong academic achievement.
• Demonstrate an interest in promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
• Demonstrate leadership qualities within the law school and community.
• Are authorized to work in the U.S.

Procedure
Applicants must submit a current resume, official law school transcript*, and a personal statement (limited to 500 words) that describes the importance of diversity and inclusion in their personal background and how they have demonstrated a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
*If your law school has not released first semester grades by the application deadline, you may submit your application without your law school transcript. We will follow up to request an updated transcript, if needed.

Timeline
All applications must be submitted by January 31, 2020.

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Entry-Level Patent Litigation Associate Intellectual Property
New York

Job Number:  1496

Arnold & Porter is seeking entry-level patent litigation associates (JD 2020) to join the Intellectual Property Practice Group in our Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC office.

The Intellectual Property Practice Group is made up of 140+ attorneys who advise clients along the life cycle of their most important assets—spanning patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, and related issues. Our Patent Litigation team combines proven trial and appellate experience, strategic approaches, and technological knowledge to enforce and defend our clients' patent rights, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries. Attorneys work on matters for clients such as Adobe, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Crocs, GE, Google, Motorola, Novartis, Pfizer, and Samsung.

Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, with a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation, and preferably academic or professional backgrounds in a scientific or technical field.

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Entry-Level Real Estate Associate Real Estate
New York

Job Number: 1471

Arnold & Porter is seeking entry-level associates (JD 2020) to join the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York office in fall 2020. Ideal applicants have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, and a demonstrated interest in real estate work.

Arnold & Porter's Real Estate practice is one of the most recognized and distinguished in the United States, focusing on all aspects of real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and other real property transactions, as well as loan originations, loan restructurings and secondary market transactions. Our practice covers all asset types, including office, retail, hospitality, multi-family, industrial and mixed-use properties. 

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San Francisco

2020 1L A2 Immersion Program Intellectual Property
San Francisco

Arnold & Porter and Adobe Legal are seeking applications for their A2 Immersion Program from current law students who are a member of a historically underrepresented group in the legal profession and will have completed one year of law school by the summer of 2020.

Timeline: All applications must be submitted by January 17, 2020.

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Entry-Level Patent Litigation Associate Intellectual Property
San Francisco

Job Number:  1497

Arnold & Porter is seeking entry-level patent litigation associates (JD 2020) to join the Intellectual Property Practice Group in our Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC office.

The Intellectual Property Practice Group is made up of 140+ attorneys who advise clients along the life cycle of their most important assets—spanning patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, and related issues. Our Patent Litigation team combines proven trial and appellate experience, strategic approaches, and technological knowledge to enforce and defend our clients' patent rights, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries. Attorneys work on matters for clients such as Adobe, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Crocs, GE, Google, Motorola, Novartis, Pfizer, and Samsung.

Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, with a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation, and preferably academic or professional backgrounds in a scientific or technical field.

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Seoul

Seoul Intern
Seoul

Arnold & Porter is an international firm with more than 1,000 lawyers working in 14 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. We have more than 30 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of legal practice, and our trainee lawyers have the opportunity to interact with experts across multiple fields and gain a wide range of hands-on experience. In addition, our attorneys and trainee lawyers are encouraged to participate in the Firm’s vibrant pro bono practice.
 
Arnold & Porter's office in Seoul, South Korea provides counsel to a range of clients with respect to cross-border intellectual property, M&A, export control, US litigation, antitrust, international arbitration, and international trade matters. Our team in Seoul provides counsel to some of Korea's top companies before US federal and state courts and in arbitration, as well as advising on their operations in the United States and other international markets.
 
The Arnold & Porter Seoul Office Intern Program is designed to allow interns to understand firsthand the variety of services that our attorneys provide for their clients. Under the supervision of the attorneys in our Seoul office, interns will work on a variety of tasks including but not limited to, observing law firm practice, and learning about various legal proceedings and transactions. Interns may attend firm seminars and training programs on legal issues and international legal issues, and actively observe cases in their areas of practice, including attending client meetings, hearings, strategy sessions and reviewing relevant case documents. Interns may also undertake legal research. The program will run approximately three months and interns will be paid a monthly stipend. 
 
Applicants must have obtained or must be pursuing a JD degree from an ABA accredited program at a US law school with fluent oral and written English and Korean language skills.  Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, and participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities. We are only able to consider applicants who hold a South Korean residency status or valid work permit in South Korea.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample in English to Aram Oh, Talent Development Coordinator, at recruitingasia@arnoldporter.com. 

Silicon Valley

2020 1L Summer Associate
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1547

Arnold & Porter is seeking applications for the Silicon Valley office’s 2020 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed one year of law school by the summer of 2020. Ideal applicants have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, a technical background, and a demonstrated interest in Intellectual Property litigation. An advanced degree in Life Sciences or Electrical Engineering is preferred.

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Entry-Level Patent Litigation Associate Intellectual Property
Silicon Valley

Job Number:  1498

Arnold & Porter is seeking entry-level patent litigation associates (JD 2020) to join the Intellectual Property Practice Group in our Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC office.

The Intellectual Property Practice Group is made up of 140+ attorneys who advise clients along the life cycle of their most important assets—spanning patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, and related issues. Our Patent Litigation team combines proven trial and appellate experience, strategic approaches, and technological knowledge to enforce and defend our clients' patent rights, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries. Attorneys work on matters for clients such as Adobe, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Crocs, GE, Google, Motorola, Novartis, Pfizer, and Samsung.

Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, with a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation, and preferably academic or professional backgrounds in a scientific or technical field.

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Washington, DC

Entry-Level Patent Litigation Associate Intellectual Property
Washington, DC

Job Number:  1492

Arnold & Porter is seeking entry-level patent litigation associates (JD 2020) to join the Intellectual Property Practice Group in our Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, or Washington, DC office.

The Intellectual Property Practice Group is made up of 140+ attorneys who advise clients along the life cycle of their most important assets—spanning patents, copyrights, trademarks, rights of publicity, trade secrets, and related issues. Our Patent Litigation team combines proven trial and appellate experience, strategic approaches, and technological knowledge to enforce and defend our clients' patent rights, particularly in the life sciences and technology industries. Attorneys work on matters for clients such as Adobe, Boston Scientific Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Crocs, GE, Google, Motorola, Novartis, Pfizer, and Samsung.

Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, with a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation, and preferably academic or professional backgrounds in a scientific or technical field.

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