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eDiscovery Project Manager eData 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1674

The eDiscovery + Data Analytics (eData) Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an eDiscovery Project Manager. This position can be located in the Chicago, Washington, DC or Denver office. The eDiscovery Project Manager supports individual case teams using litigation technologies; assists case teams in managing litigation documents throughout the automation process, and advises, assists and trains case teams in the use of litigation systems and acts as primary liaison to assigned case teams for the eData (litigation support) department. The Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day tracking of litigation support (eDiscovery) projects outsourced to litigation support vendors; works with case teams to prepare documents for processing by vendors and ensures that all assigned outsourced projects are on schedule and coordinates between vendors, the Senior Discovery Operations Manager and case teams. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing a liaison role with the case team and assisting with any litigation support (eDiscovery) requirements. 
  • Consulting with and advising case teams on how to best use litigation support (eDiscovery) technologies to support their projects and consults on matters relating to electronic discovery as well as best practices for the preparation of documents (hardcopy and electronic format) for the automation process.
  • Creating Relativity workspaces; processing data in Relativity workspaces; running searches at a case team request in Relativity workspaces; and producing documents from Relativity workspaces.  
  • Consulting with legal teams and clients on issues relating to the selection of third party hosting vendors and evaluation of proprietary review platforms, proper document production formats, management of vendor bidding and selection process, understanding the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and best practices for preservation and collection and document review and production workflow.
  • Marketing litigation support (eDiscovery) services to legal teams including discussing benefits of automating document review and production process; reviewing and distributing of documentation regarding up-to-date litigation support (eDiscovery) trends and developing relationships with legal team personnel.
  • Managing vendor relations including meeting with new vendors interested in working with the Firm; determining qualifications and references and sharing information to the group; monitoring and reviewing vendor invoices; maintaining pricing schedules; and keeping up to date on changes in vendor technologies.
  • Tracking and managing workflow for all assigned projects outsourced to outside litigation support (eDiscovery) vendors and documents in a tracking database.  Informing the Senior Discovery Operations Manager of issues relating to each project.  Working with vendors to correct problems and ensuring that a quality deliverable is provided on schedule.
  • Documenting and communicating project requirements and deadlines to vendors.  Working with case teams to ensure that documents and electronic data are delivered to the vendor with clear written instructions relating to treatment.
  • Delivering training on firm standard litigation support applications (Relativity, Brainspace, Opus 2, CaseManagerPro and TrialDirector) to users throughout the firm.
  • Coordinating case team requests for technical support with Technical Operations.
  • Coordinating coding projects, including vendor selection and review of coding manuals.
  • Coordinating requests for new databases with Technical Operations personnel and assisting team members in selecting and designing appropriate data structures.  Logging and documenting all requests. Monitoring and keeping up-to-date all tracking databases.  Coordinating production of data and modification of database structures in consultation with Technical Operations.
  • Coordinating database and workflow design.
  • Training legal teams on management of Opus 2 databases.  Importing and exporting transcripts to and from Opus 2 and providing related services as necessary.
  • Creating logins for firm standard litigation support (eDiscovery) applications for internal and external users.
  • As required by the case team, searching databases, printing reports, preparing custom reports and logging, modifying and coding data, print and organizing images. Assisting case teams with production of documents.  Working with legal support personnel to efficiently transition appropriate document management responsibilities to the team.
  • Advising team members on technical issues relating to the automation project.  Approaching new needs or problems creatively and working with team members to provide effective support.
  • Auditing new databases for quality and notifying Technical Operations personnel or vendors to quality issues.  Working with Technical Operations or vendors to address quality issues.\

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four (4) year college degree.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in an active litigation environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with one or more imaging applications. 
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with one or more relational or transcript database applications.
  • Ability to handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to take initiative when needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for projects from beginning to end, determining appropriate tasks.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgment and professionalism.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Expected to work additional hours, weekends and holidays, as required in performance of duties.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Engineering Patent Agent 1 Opening
Chicago

Job Number: 1664

Arnold & Porter is seeking an Engineering Patent Agent for the Intellectual Property practice group working in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or Denver).  The Patent Agent works with Patent Attorneys to secure patents by preparing, filing and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications and abstracts.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • A minimum of three years of extensive work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field required.
  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates currently licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent are strongly preferred but consideration will be made to candidates with extensive experience who are planning to take the Bar.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Denver

eDiscovery Project Manager eData 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number: 1675

The eDiscovery + Data Analytics (eData) Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an eDiscovery Project Manager. This position can be located in the Chicago, Washington, DC or Denver office. The eDiscovery Project Manager supports individual case teams using litigation technologies; assists case teams in managing litigation documents throughout the automation process, and advises, assists and trains case teams in the use of litigation systems and acts as primary liaison to assigned case teams for the eData (litigation support) department. The Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day tracking of litigation support (eDiscovery) projects outsourced to litigation support vendors; works with case teams to prepare documents for processing by vendors and ensures that all assigned outsourced projects are on schedule and coordinates between vendors, the Senior Discovery Operations Manager and case teams. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing a liaison role with the case team and assisting with any litigation support (eDiscovery) requirements. 
  • Consulting with and advising case teams on how to best use litigation support (eDiscovery) technologies to support their projects and consults on matters relating to electronic discovery as well as best practices for the preparation of documents (hardcopy and electronic format) for the automation process.
  • Creating Relativity workspaces; processing data in Relativity workspaces; running searches at a case team request in Relativity workspaces; and producing documents from Relativity workspaces.  
  • Consulting with legal teams and clients on issues relating to the selection of third party hosting vendors and evaluation of proprietary review platforms, proper document production formats, management of vendor bidding and selection process, understanding the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and best practices for preservation and collection and document review and production workflow.
  • Marketing litigation support (eDiscovery) services to legal teams including discussing benefits of automating document review and production process; reviewing and distributing of documentation regarding up-to-date litigation support (eDiscovery) trends and developing relationships with legal team personnel.
  • Managing vendor relations including meeting with new vendors interested in working with the Firm; determining qualifications and references and sharing information to the group; monitoring and reviewing vendor invoices; maintaining pricing schedules; and keeping up to date on changes in vendor technologies.
  • Tracking and managing workflow for all assigned projects outsourced to outside litigation support (eDiscovery) vendors and documents in a tracking database.  Informing the Senior Discovery Operations Manager of issues relating to each project.  Working with vendors to correct problems and ensuring that a quality deliverable is provided on schedule.
  • Documenting and communicating project requirements and deadlines to vendors.  Working with case teams to ensure that documents and electronic data are delivered to the vendor with clear written instructions relating to treatment.
  • Delivering training on firm standard litigation support applications (Relativity, Brainspace, Opus 2, CaseManagerPro and TrialDirector) to users throughout the firm.
  • Coordinating case team requests for technical support with Technical Operations.
  • Coordinating coding projects, including vendor selection and review of coding manuals.
  • Coordinating requests for new databases with Technical Operations personnel and assisting team members in selecting and designing appropriate data structures.  Logging and documenting all requests. Monitoring and keeping up-to-date all tracking databases.  Coordinating production of data and modification of database structures in consultation with Technical Operations.
  • Coordinating database and workflow design.
  • Training legal teams on management of Opus 2 databases.  Importing and exporting transcripts to and from Opus 2 and providing related services as necessary.
  • Creating logins for firm standard litigation support (eDiscovery) applications for internal and external users.
  • As required by the case team, searching databases, printing reports, preparing custom reports and logging, modifying and coding data, print and organizing images. Assisting case teams with production of documents.  Working with legal support personnel to efficiently transition appropriate document management responsibilities to the team.
  • Advising team members on technical issues relating to the automation project.  Approaching new needs or problems creatively and working with team members to provide effective support.
  • Auditing new databases for quality and notifying Technical Operations personnel or vendors to quality issues.  Working with Technical Operations or vendors to address quality issues.\

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four (4) year college degree.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in an active litigation environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with one or more imaging applications. 
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with one or more relational or transcript database applications.
  • Ability to handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to take initiative when needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for projects from beginning to end, determining appropriate tasks.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgment and professionalism.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Expected to work additional hours, weekends and holidays, as required in performance of duties.

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The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $140,000 commensurate with experience.

The firm may provide a discretionary bonus annually.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Engineering Patent Agent 1 Opening
Denver

Job Number: 1671

Arnold & Porter is seeking an Engineering Patent Agent for the Intellectual Property practice group working in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or Denver).  The Patent Agent works with Patent Attorneys to secure patents by preparing, filing and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications and abstracts.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • A minimum of three years of extensive work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field required.
  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates currently licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent are strongly preferred but consideration will be made to candidates with extensive experience who are planning to take the Bar.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

For benefits information, please click here.

The salary range for this position is $120,000 to $200,000 commensurate with experience.

The firm may provide a discretionary bonus annually.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Houston

Engineering Patent Agent 1 Opening
Houston

Job Number: 1667

Arnold & Porter is seeking an Engineering Patent Agent for the Intellectual Property practice group working in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or Denver).  The Patent Agent works with Patent Attorneys to secure patents by preparing, filing and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications and abstracts.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • A minimum of three years of extensive work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field required.
  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates currently licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent are strongly preferred but consideration will be made to candidates with extensive experience who are planning to take the Bar.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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London

International Arbitration Clerkship Litigation – International Arbitration
London

Job Number: 1641

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 USAChambers GlobalChambers Latin AmericaThe Legal 500 USThe Legal 500 UKGlobal Arbitration ReviewInternational 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

Engineering Patent Agent 1 Opening
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1666

Arnold & Porter is seeking an Engineering Patent Agent for the Intellectual Property practice group working in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or Denver).  The Patent Agent works with Patent Attorneys to secure patents by preparing, filing and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications and abstracts.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • A minimum of three years of extensive work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field required.
  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates currently licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent are strongly preferred but consideration will be made to candidates with extensive experience who are planning to take the Bar.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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New York

Engineering Patent Agent 1 Opening
New York

Job Number: 1663

Arnold & Porter is seeking an Engineering Patent Agent for the Intellectual Property practice group working in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or Denver).  The Patent Agent works with Patent Attorneys to secure patents by preparing, filing and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications and abstracts.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • A minimum of three years of extensive work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field required.
  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates currently licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent are strongly preferred but consideration will be made to candidates with extensive experience who are planning to take the Bar.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Practice Group Manager Practice Management
New York

Job Number: 1710

The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Group Manager in the New York or DC office. The Practice Group Manager will play a key role with the Practice Group Leaders, partnering with the Practice Management Team, Chief Talent Officer, Business Development and Finance and Accounting Teams in managing the business operations for the Corporate and Finance Practice Group to provide seamless quality service to lawyers and timekeeping staff, creating a cohesive team across all offices.

  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Working closely with Practice Group Leaders to: ◦Develop and implement all practice-level strategic and operational initiatives.
    • Serve as a knowledge resource of on-the-ground practice activity and execute on day-to-day operations.
    • Identify and address operational issues to support attorney efficiency in matter management.
  • Managing practice group resources by:
    • Tracking matter activity and timekeeper capacity to provide Staffing Partners with informed assignment recommendations.
    • Evaluating practice group needs on an ongoing basis, identifying gaps in attorney resources and preparing needs analyses to support practice group recruiting efforts.
  • Ensuring regular information flow and data sharing by:
    • Developing substantive agendas and presentations for practice group meetings.
    • Preparing other practice group communications with Practice Group Leaders.
  • Liaising with other administrative departments to ensure seamless service for all practice group needs, including:
    • Finance: regularly analyze practice group’s financial data and recommend reporting needs.
    • Business Development: identify appropriate resources at all attorney levels for new business initiatives and to ensure lateral partner integration success.
    • Talent Development: collaborate on all initiatives related to associate development and retention, including mentoring, evaluations, reviews, promotions and practice-specific associate training.
    • Knowledge Management: identify and develop innovative technological resources to improve data sharing, matter management and overall productivity.
    • Acting as a trusted confidante for attorneys at all levels.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor‘s degree. Master’s degree or J.D. a plus.
  • Relevant law firm or professional services, operations and management experience. Experience with transactional law is a plus.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills.
  • Demonstrates strategic focus, self-motivation, and a drive to action.
  • Ability to work independently as well on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across offices and practice areas. Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm.
  • Exhibits significant attention to detail and produce high quality deliverables.
  • Must possess good judgment and decision making skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Practice Management Specialist Practice Management
New York

Job Number: 1703

The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Management Specialist in the New York office. The Practice Management Specialist is responsible for assisting the Practice Management Team, Chief Talent Officer and Practice Group Leaders in managing the business operations for the Practice by providing seamless quality service to lawyers and timekeeping staff as well as creating a cohesive team across all offices.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Department Administration:

  • Managing practice group resources by monitoring workflow, tracking availability and vacations, and working with Staffing Partners on associate assignments.
  • Developing substantive agendas and presentations for practice group meetings and preparing other practice group communications with Practice Group Leaders.
  • Identifying and addressing operational issues to support attorney efficiency.
  • Serving as practice liaison with other firm administrative teams to implement firm and practice initiatives.
  • Supporting integration initiatives with lateral attorneys.
  • Working with Practice Group leadership in development, execution and monitoring of annual Practice Group Business Plan.

Financial Operations:

  • Analyzing practice group’s financial data regularly and providing ad hoc reports as necessary.
  • Collaborating with Financial Analysts to prepare monthly financial reports and presentations for practice group meetings.
  • Facilitating billing and collection processes by monitoring timekeeping and inventory reports, following up with attorneys as needed and reporting to Practice Group Leaders.
  • Facilitating discussions regarding pricing solutions.

Client Matter Development and Management:

  • Working with Business Development to identify appropriate resources at all attorney levels for new business initiatives.
  • Working with billing partners to track matters against budgets, identify issues and ensure efficient matter management.
  • Ensuring appropriate processes are followed for conflicts, risk management and outside counsel guidelines.
  • Participating in ongoing data integrity efforts.

Associate Recruitment, Development and Retention:

  • Collaborating with Talent Development on all initiatives related to associate development and retention, including mentoring, evaluations, reviews, promotions and practice-specific associate training.
  • Identifying gaps in attorney resources and preparing needs analyses to support practice group recruiting efforts.
  • Acting as a confidante for attorneys.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor‘s degree. Master’s degree or J.D. a plus.
  • Relevant Law Firm or professional services, operations and management experience.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills.
  • Demonstrates strategic focus, self-motivation, and a drive to action.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Comfortable working independently as well on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across offices and practice areas.
  • Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the firm.
  • Exhibit significant attention to detail and produce high quality deliverables.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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San Francisco

Director of Administration Firm Administration
San Francisco

Job Number: 1696

The Administration Department has an opening for a Director of Administration in the San Francisco office. The Director of Administration provides oversight and management of the Firm's San Francisco (SF) and Silicon Valley (SV) offices, and is responsible for the administrative and operational aspects of the offices, as well as the overall supervision of the human resource functions for legal and support personnel. The Director acts as liaison between SF/SV leadership and Firmwide management to ensure consistent application and execution of firm policies and procedures. This highly-visible leadership position develops and implements systems and strategies for improving administrative productivity and firm profitability, builds consensus by promoting positive employee communication and interaction, and fosters a positive, non-discriminatory and harassment-free work environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Administration

  • Promoting firm culture and creating and fostering a cohesive office life.
  • Designing and implementing engagement programs, initiatives and opportunities for collaboration.
  • Creating community and positive morale through consistent programming and intentional consensus building.
  • Promoting and encouraging collegiality and effective communication and interaction at all levels within the SF and SV Offices.
  • Serving as an energized leader and effective liaison between management and employees.
  • Identifying and resolving SF and SV areas of concern.

Facilities

  • Negotiating and maintaining facility leases as well as vendor/service contracts.
  • Coordinating with building management to ensure facility maintenance and safety.
  • Directing all phases of office remodeling (and/or relocation) projects; including, contractor selection, space planning and design, project coordination and financial administration.
  • Introducing and maintaining local COVID safety protocols that account for regional requirements and align with the firmwide processes.

Human Resources

  • Overseeing outsourced entities.
  • Coordinating legal and professional staff development; including on-boarding/orientation, training, and counseling.
  • Working closely with firmwide Human Resources to maintain SF and SV employment records and collaborating on SF and SV personnel issues as they arise.
  • Administering employee incentives, evaluations, compensation and benefits programs; preparing/providing input for reviews.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Firm's human resources policies and procedures and current state and federal statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Recommending and implementing firm-identified appropriate staffing ratios to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Maintaining safety, first aid and disaster prevention programs in compliance with firm policies and procedures and current state and federal requirements.

Finance

  • Preparing, reviewing and analyzing annual operational budget.
  • Monitoring expenditures, promoting cost savings measures and analyzing monthly budget variances.
  • Maintaining and promoting banking relations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree and/or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of five years' supervisory/management experience in a comparable environment.
  • Experience creating budgets.
  • Contract negotiations experience; including leases, service contracts, outsourcing agreements desirable.
  • Space planning and utilization management experience desirable.
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles, competency in financial reporting and analysis, and experience in operational budget preparation.
  • Familiarity with fundamental human resources policies and procedures, as well as current state and federal statutory and regulatory employment law requirements.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Ability to take concepts from inception to execution.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary; including evenings, weekends, holidays and Firm closures.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Effective leadership experience.
  • Ability to be a change agent and drive new Firm initiatives.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Engineering Patent Agent 1 Opening
San Francisco

Job Number: 1665

Arnold & Porter is seeking an Engineering Patent Agent for the Intellectual Property practice group working in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or Denver).  The Patent Agent works with Patent Attorneys to secure patents by preparing, filing and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications and abstracts.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • A minimum of three years of extensive work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field required.
  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates currently licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent are strongly preferred but consideration will be made to candidates with extensive experience who are planning to take the Bar.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Tallahassee Operations Center

SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Tallahassee Operations Center

Job Number: 1635

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Develops customized departmental sites and templates based on requirements provided by each practice group and administrative department.
  • Develops custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, JavaScript Libraries, Handshake and ASP.NET.
  • Design custom mobile applications, reports, dashboards, and workflows using Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, and PowerBI).
  • Performs content management for SharePoint sites.
  • Troubleshoots complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy.
  • Performs backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites.
  • Documents and tests Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint.
  • Resolves application outages, monitors production applications and supports day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades.
  • Ensures seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems.
  • Defines requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications.
  • Serves as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matter.
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes.
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state in a timely matter.
  • Works with the training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have excellent technical, analytical, organizational, and programming skills.
  • A minimum of two years of experience maintaining and administrating On-premise and SharePoint online.
  • A minimum two to four years analyzing, designing, and delivering SharePoint 2016,  SharePoint Online.
  • A minimum of three plus years’ experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide applications using Office 365/ SharePoint Online, Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, & PowerBI), Microsoft Graph API and MS SharePoint 2016,  2013, and 2010.
  • A minimum of seven plus years of experience in application development.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and Handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search).
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console.
  • Must have strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments.
  • Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET.
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries Kendo UI, JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, AngularJS.
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages.
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies.
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL and Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Washington, DC

Business Development Proposal Specialist Marketing 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1702

The Marketing Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Business Development Proposal Specialist in the Washington, DC office. The Specialist will spend the majority of time providing support for specific pitch/proposal opportunities, particularly preferred provider and multi-practice RFP-type processes. This position works with lawyers, business development managers, and other firm staff to support practice group and individual attorney business development efforts. A successful candidate will have a strong work ethic as well be well-organized, dependable, and dedicated to providing the highest level of service to our attorneys, our clients, and other members of the marketing department. While the Specialist will have plenty of individual responsibilities, he or she works as part of team that support each other as needed on all projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting requests for proposals (RFP), pitches, and proposal opportunities from evaluation and planning through submission. Elements of this function include, for example:
    o Working with attorneys, marketing staff, and other firm personnel in the evaluation, planning, development, and execution of RFPs, proposals, and presentations.
    o Working and coordinating with Business Development Managers involved in each opportunity and coordinating with other firm personnel contributing to the proposal processes.
    o Acting as project manager for each RFP, pitch, or proposal, keeping both personnel and information organized.
    o Producing proposal documents, including identifying most applicable content, editing existing content, and drafting new content when needed.
    o Coordinating information and research requests with research staff, pricing personnel, HR, IT, and other departments of the firm.
    o Coordinating the proofing, assembly/production and delivery of finished product.
    o Acting as a resource to business development personnel in identifying and implementing best practices for each pitch opportunity.
    o Tracking and reporting of opportunity outcomes.   
  • Working with Business Development Directors to update and improve tools and resources used in connection with responding to pitches and proposals (e.g., Foundation software, templates).
  • Working on various projects relating to firm-wide and practice area content used in proposals and pitches, in coordination with stakeholders including Business Development Managers, firm management, practice group leaders, and attorneys.
  • Identifying and assisting with implementing improvements to our proposal final product as well as the proposal process.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of five years of marketing, proposal experience including drafting, proofing and editing.
  • Experience in proposal and pitch processes required.
  • Highly experienced in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the use of databases.
  • High quality written communications and excellent organizational skills.
  • Confident communicator, ability to work effectively with partners of the firm.   
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in an environment with shifting priorities and pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Director of Human Resources Human Resources 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1708

The Human Resources Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Human Resources in the Washington, DC office. The Director will manage and facilitate the daily HR matters that arise in the firm’s U.S. offices.  The Director will work closely with the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) on a variety of HR matters. 

The Director will be proficient in all labor law compliance laws/regulations, including proficiency of the affirmative action plans for each of the firm’s U.S. offices.  The Director will handle the day-to-day HR matters that arise regarding the professional staff.  Additionally, the Director will work closely with others in the HR Department to include the Director of Support Staff, HR Leave/ Administrative Coordinator as well as HR staff and work closely with other departmental Managers, Directors and Chiefs at the firm.  The Director will be the back-up to the Director of Support Staff, who primarily focuses on hiring, onboarding and offboarding of staff. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring new and existing labor laws for compliance purposes and working closely with the CHRO and others within the HR Department to ensure compliance with these laws/regulations in the firm’s U.S. offices.
  • Working closely with the CHRO and firm management at all levels firmwide to accomplish goals/objectives for the professional development of all staff and to implement and maintain core competencies for all staff positions working with internal stakeholders as well as our vendors.
  • Participating and conducting exit interviews with professional staff, and maintaining exit interview information for professional staff as well as tracking themes of employee experiences through the exit interview process in an effort to improve the overall experience of the firm’s professional staff.
  • Facilitating the HR Department budget as well as reviewing budgets of several sub-departments within the HR Department.
  • Assisting with DC office events and initiatives hosted by the HR Department.
  • Working on special projects.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor‘s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of human resources generalist and five (5) years of supervisory/management experience with significant capabilities in conflict resolution in a law firm or professional service organization.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Human Resources and applicable labor laws for compliance purposes.
  • Exhibit exceptional judgment and oral/written communication abilities, flexibility and professionalism.
  • Ability to lead effectively while being a team player.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize large volume of information while maintaining significant attention to detail and producing a high quality work product.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Possess financial/budgetary and analytical skills as well as project management skills.
  • Ability to be a change agent and drive new firm initiatives.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results as well as exhibit strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate strategic focus, self-motivation and a drive to action.
  • Possess exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Demonstrate proficiency using HRIS, time and attendance, performance and budget software as well as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Director of Information Governance Records Department
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1713

Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Director of Information Governance in the Washington, DC office. The Director of Information Governance will lead the Firm-wide data governance activities and will have responsibility for establishing and maintaining a data governance and records management framework that seeks to improve data quality, accelerate the creation of value from Arnold & Porter’s data and information assets and improve the efficiency of our Records teams and data users around the Firm. The Director will ensure adherence to the enterprise data governance framework to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and understanding required to meet overall business needs. The Director will serve as a point of escalation for governance, data quality and other related issues and will work closely with practice groups, Firm management, and other administrative departments throughout the organization to improve the quality and value of core data assets, respond to regulatory requirements as well as support the strategic direction of the Firm. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with appropriate stakeholders to create a culture that manages information as an enterprise asset.
  • Supporting and enabling collaboration across the different areas of the Firm to democratize information and ensure there are no ‘data silos.’
  • Supporting the Firm-wide records and information management (RIM) program, ensuring information across all media and formats is properly retained and disposed.
  • Reviewing, evaluating and enhancing Arnold & Porter’s global records retention schedules and policies to align with the Firm’s legal obligations and operational needs and develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive approach to data retention.
  • Managing the collection, processing, review and production of Firm documents and electronically stored information, including development of procedures and technologies for a streamlined, cost-effective electronic discovery program.
  • Partnering with IT, Legal Operations, and Legal Technology teams to identify opportunities for process automation and technological solutions for records management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or equivalent, JD degree preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of records, information management, and protection laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Information governance experience, including in the areas of personal information, Firm/Company information, Systems, and Infrastructure.
  • Professional certifications in various technical areas related to records management are preferred (e.g., Information Governance Professional IGP, Certified Records Manager CRM, Electronic Records Management ERM, Enterprise Content Management ECM).
  • Experience in leading and motivating staff.
  • Project management experience, PMP certification a plus.
  • Demonstration of effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Ability to effectively plan and organize work.
  • Ability to perceive and analyze problems as well as to quickly respond to inquiries and work under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to develop alternatives and make or recommend sound decisions using good judgment.
  • Thorough knowledge of legal records management principles.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the Firm with tact and diplomacy.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of trustworthiness commensurate to handling confidential and sensitive material.
  • Must be available to work outside of the standard work hours as determined by the Chief Information Officer.

 

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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eDiscovery Project Manager eData 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1673

The eDiscovery + Data Analytics (eData) Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for an eDiscovery Project Manager. This position can be located in the Chicago, Washington, DC or Denver office. The eDiscovery Project Manager supports individual case teams using litigation technologies; assists case teams in managing litigation documents throughout the automation process, and advises, assists and trains case teams in the use of litigation systems and acts as primary liaison to assigned case teams for the eData (litigation support) department. The Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day tracking of litigation support (eDiscovery) projects outsourced to litigation support vendors; works with case teams to prepare documents for processing by vendors and ensures that all assigned outsourced projects are on schedule and coordinates between vendors, the Senior Discovery Operations Manager and case teams. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing a liaison role with the case team and assisting with any litigation support (eDiscovery) requirements. 
  • Consulting with and advising case teams on how to best use litigation support (eDiscovery) technologies to support their projects and consults on matters relating to electronic discovery as well as best practices for the preparation of documents (hardcopy and electronic format) for the automation process.
  • Creating Relativity workspaces; processing data in Relativity workspaces; running searches at a case team request in Relativity workspaces; and producing documents from Relativity workspaces.  
  • Consulting with legal teams and clients on issues relating to the selection of third party hosting vendors and evaluation of proprietary review platforms, proper document production formats, management of vendor bidding and selection process, understanding the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and best practices for preservation and collection and document review and production workflow.
  • Marketing litigation support (eDiscovery) services to legal teams including discussing benefits of automating document review and production process; reviewing and distributing of documentation regarding up-to-date litigation support (eDiscovery) trends and developing relationships with legal team personnel.
  • Managing vendor relations including meeting with new vendors interested in working with the Firm; determining qualifications and references and sharing information to the group; monitoring and reviewing vendor invoices; maintaining pricing schedules; and keeping up to date on changes in vendor technologies.
  • Tracking and managing workflow for all assigned projects outsourced to outside litigation support (eDiscovery) vendors and documents in a tracking database.  Informing the Senior Discovery Operations Manager of issues relating to each project.  Working with vendors to correct problems and ensuring that a quality deliverable is provided on schedule.
  • Documenting and communicating project requirements and deadlines to vendors.  Working with case teams to ensure that documents and electronic data are delivered to the vendor with clear written instructions relating to treatment.
  • Delivering training on firm standard litigation support applications (Relativity, Brainspace, Opus 2, CaseManagerPro and TrialDirector) to users throughout the firm.
  • Coordinating case team requests for technical support with Technical Operations.
  • Coordinating coding projects, including vendor selection and review of coding manuals.
  • Coordinating requests for new databases with Technical Operations personnel and assisting team members in selecting and designing appropriate data structures.  Logging and documenting all requests. Monitoring and keeping up-to-date all tracking databases.  Coordinating production of data and modification of database structures in consultation with Technical Operations.
  • Coordinating database and workflow design.
  • Training legal teams on management of Opus 2 databases.  Importing and exporting transcripts to and from Opus 2 and providing related services as necessary.
  • Creating logins for firm standard litigation support (eDiscovery) applications for internal and external users.
  • As required by the case team, searching databases, printing reports, preparing custom reports and logging, modifying and coding data, print and organizing images. Assisting case teams with production of documents.  Working with legal support personnel to efficiently transition appropriate document management responsibilities to the team.
  • Advising team members on technical issues relating to the automation project.  Approaching new needs or problems creatively and working with team members to provide effective support.
  • Auditing new databases for quality and notifying Technical Operations personnel or vendors to quality issues.  Working with Technical Operations or vendors to address quality issues.\

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four (4) year college degree.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in an active litigation environment preferred.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with one or more imaging applications. 
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with one or more relational or transcript database applications.
  • Ability to handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Able to take initiative when needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for projects from beginning to end, determining appropriate tasks.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgment and professionalism.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Expected to work additional hours, weekends and holidays, as required in performance of duties.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Engineering Patent Agent 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1662

Arnold & Porter is seeking an Engineering Patent Agent for the Intellectual Property practice group working in any one of the Firm’s domestic offices (Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston or Denver).  The Patent Agent works with Patent Attorneys to secure patents by preparing, filing and prosecuting applications involving new inventions with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. 

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating the patentability of innovations and invention disclosures.
  • Preparing, drafting and filing patent applications.
  • Drafting responses to domestic and foreign Office Actions.
  • Performing research and analysis and providing guidance on a variety of patent and Intellectual Property related issues.
  • Performing prior art database searches for patentability and freedom to operate analyses.
  • Preparing draft amendments to patent claims, specifications and abstracts.
  • Assisting patent attorneys with the global prosecution of complex patent families.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in both writing original patent applications and prosecuting pending applications.
  • A minimum of three years of extensive work experience in the electrical/mechanical/computer technologies patent prosecution field required.
  • A degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science or equivalent technical experience.
  • Candidates currently licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as an agent are strongly preferred but consideration will be made to candidates with extensive experience who are planning to take the Bar.
  • Familiarity with Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) practice is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively and handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Life Sciences Patent Law Clerk 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1668

Arnold & Porter, an international law firm based in Washington, DC, is seeking two Life Sciences Patent Law Clerks for the Intellectual Property practice group in the Washington DC office. The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law training.  Ideal candidates will be organized, detail-oriented and able to follow up on instructions independently. Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable.  

Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents.
  • Conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments.
  • Supporting business development.
  • Managing large domestic and foreign dockets.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ph.D. and significant graduate level experience.
  • Broad training in the biological sciences are sought, with expertise in plant biology, biochemistry, genetics, chemistry, microbiology, entomology, immunology or chemical engineering highly preferred.
  • Research experience or training in RNA silencing, genome editing, nucleic acids chemistry, microbiomes, quantitative genetics, process and reactor design, separation technologies, thermodynamics and kinetics is desirable.
  • Excellent academic credentials and references.
  • Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively working in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Practice Group Manager Practice Management
Washington, DC
  • Job Number: 1709

The Practice Management Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Practice Group Manager in the New York or DC office. The Practice Group Manager will play a key role with the Practice Group Leaders, partnering with the Practice Management Team, Chief Talent Officer, Business Development and Finance and Accounting Teams in managing the business operations for the Corporate and Finance Practice Group to provide seamless quality service to lawyers and timekeeping staff, creating a cohesive team across all offices.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with Practice Group Leaders to:
    • Develop and implement all practice-level strategic and operational initiatives.
    • Serve as a knowledge resource of on-the-ground practice activity and execute on day-to-day operations.
    • Identify and address operational issues to support attorney efficiency in matter management.
  • Managing practice group resources by:
    • Tracking matter activity and timekeeper capacity to provide Staffing Partners with informed assignment recommendations.
    • Evaluating practice group needs on an ongoing basis, identifying gaps in attorney resources and preparing needs analyses to support practice group recruiting efforts.
  • Ensuring regular information flow and data sharing by:
    • Developing substantive agendas and presentations for practice group meetings.
    • Preparing other practice group communications with Practice Group Leaders.
  • Liaising with other administrative departments to ensure seamless service for all practice group needs, including:
    • Finance: regularly analyze practice group’s financial data and recommend reporting needs.
    • Business Development: identify appropriate resources at all attorney levels for new business initiatives and to ensure lateral partner integration success.
    • Talent Development: collaborate on all initiatives related to associate development and retention, including mentoring, evaluations, reviews, promotions and practice-specific associate training.
    • Knowledge Management: identify and develop innovative technological resources to improve data sharing, matter management and overall productivity.
    • Acting as a trusted confidante for attorneys at all levels.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor‘s degree. Master’s degree or J.D. a plus.
  • Relevant law firm or professional services, operations and management experience. Experience with transactional law is a plus.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Must possess financial, analytical and project management skills.
  • Demonstrates strategic focus, self-motivation, and a drive to action.
  • Ability to work independently as well on a team and has the ability to collaborate effectively across offices and practice areas. Ability to build relationships and gain the trust of the attorneys.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate, in oral and written form, with people at all levels within the Firm.
  • Exhibits significant attention to detail and produce high quality deliverables.
  • Must possess good judgment and decision making skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Service Desk Analyst Information Technology 2 Openings
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1676

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has two Service Desk Analyst openings in the Washington, DC office working the following shifts:

  • 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

The Service Desk Analyst is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and support to the Firm and clients of the Firm. Responsibilities include: Providing end-user support services, troubleshooting assistance, and problem resolution via telephone, remote desktop connection, and/or visits to user locations; exhibiting ownership and timely resolution of all incident tickets and change orders; interacting directly with other IT groups to determine the proper remediation for an issue; setting-up and quality assurance testing of new hardware and software for existing and new end-users in the Firm and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of three years of experience in end-user support.
  • Knowledge and experience with law firm specific applications and previous employment in legal information technology is preferred.
  • Two-year college degree preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience implementing, maintaining and supporting Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Technical experience configuring and supporting workstations, laptops, printers, and related equipment.
  • Exceptional client service, both internal and external.
  • Flexibility to work additional shifts as needed.
Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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SharePoint Developer Information Technology 1 Opening
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1636

The Information Technology Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a SharePoint Developer in either the Tallahassee Operations Center or Washington, DC office. The SharePoint Developer is responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining the Firm’s intranet and extranet SharePoint portals. This position is part of the application development team which develops in-house Web applications and customizations to existing business applications to meet the Firm’s specific needs. The Firm is leveraging the SharePoint platform to automate business processes, to encourage knowledge sharing, and to improve productivity. The SharePoint developer will assist in driving the Firm to meet these goals.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited:

  • Develops customized departmental sites and templates based on requirements provided by each practice group and administrative department.
  • Develops custom solutions using SharePoint Object Model, SharePoint Client Object Model, PowerShell, C#, JavaScript Libraries, Handshake and ASP.NET.
  • Design custom mobile applications, reports, dashboards, and workflows using Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, and PowerBI).
  • Performs content management for SharePoint sites.
  • Troubleshoots complex SharePoint application problems and server issues, including client environments, application configuration, user permissions, and data accuracy.
  • Performs backup and restorations of the SharePoint sites.
  • Documents and tests Disaster Recovery procedures for SharePoint.
  • Resolves application outages, monitors production applications and supports day-to-day operations of SharePoint servers, including patches and upgrades.
  • Ensures seamless integration with third-party applications and data feeds from key business systems.
  • Defines requirements for hardware platforms, including required resources and projected growth for applications.
  • Serves as subject matter expert and technical liaison to business for SharePoint-related matter.
  • Documents and maintains system configurations, application settings, and code changes.
  • Deploys SharePoint patches and third-party software updates. Monitors SharePoint performances and addresses technical issues related to the SharePoint operational state in a timely matter.
  • Works with the training team to develop appropriate application training resources for end-users.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have excellent technical, analytical, organizational, and programming skills.
  • A minimum of two years of experience maintaining and administrating On-premise and SharePoint online.
  • A minimum two to four years analyzing, designing, and delivering SharePoint 2016,  SharePoint Online.
  • A minimum of three plus years’ experience in designing and developing enterprise-wide applications using Office 365/ SharePoint Online, Microsoft Power Platform (Power Apps, Power Automate, & PowerBI), Microsoft Graph API and MS SharePoint 2016,  2013, and 2010.A minimum of seven plus years of experience in application development.
  • In-depth experience in site template customization, site definition customizations, content management, collaboration, workflow, custom web parts, reports, master pages, features, Excel Services, InfoPath forms, XMLaw, and Handshake.
  • Experience with taxonomy planning (Web applications, site collections, document libraries, content type, site columns, and search).
  • Experience administrating SharePoint farms at the site collection level as well as using SharePoint Central Administration console.
  • Must have strong development skills in SharePoint 2013/2016 environments.Experience in using SharePoint 2016 framework, C#, ASP.NET.
  • Experience in Client Side Programming libraries Kendo UI, JQuery, Knockout, JavaScript, AngularJS.
  • Experience in developing custom Web parts and/or Web applications (HTML, ASP.NET, CSS, XML, JavaScript) and development of solution packages.
  • Experience in applying software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, configuration, development, and unit testing using Microsoft technologies.
  • Experience with SQL 2014, T-SQL query, and SQL and Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • In-depth experience in content management, collaboration and social media tools and techniques.
  • High-level understanding of Active Directory, AD security, TCP/IP, DNS, Load balancer, Firewall, and SMTP.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements and processes into effective SharePoint solutions.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Possess reliability, dependability and motivation.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

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Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.