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Credit Analyst

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Credit Analyst to join its team. The Credit Analyst will support attorneys, secretaries and accounting staff by providing client-specific accruals, net investment reporting and other data reporting and analysis as needed. It is essential that this person be a self-starter and able to work well in both a team environment and independently. This analyst is expected to be a substantive contributor and must ensure that excellent client service and client satisfaction is attained in all areas. Confidentiality and discretion are required.

Job Functions:

  • Prepares net investment reports for attorneys and staff.
  • Prepares client-specific accruals.
  • Prepares ad-hoc analytical reports in support of the Client Accounting Team.
  • Assists with all aspects of the business intake cycle, including data entry and conflict of interest searching.
  • Proactively explores opportunities for process innovation and efficiency.
  • Assists with other projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Intermediate Excel proficiency required; including ability to utilize functions, information look-ups and pivot tables to manage large sets of data.
  • Willingness to learn and further develop data skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with people in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Detail-oriented; must be able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks so that time sensitive projects are completed on time.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with stringent deadlines.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Analysis, Technology, Economics, Accounting or Finance is required.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • 12-week paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • On-site family health center: CenKare.
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center and dining at reduced costs.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Finance and Real Estate Legal Secretary

New York, NY

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a highly motivated and client orientated Legal Secretary to join its New York team. The Legal Secretary is responsible for assisting attorneys and paralegals through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process. The ideal candidate is professional in demeanor, detail orientated and a team player. Strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task are required for success in this position. All candidates must understand the importance of upholding client confidentiality. The position reports to the firm’s Human Resources Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to three or more timekeepers
  • Communicate, oral and written, in a clear and professional manner
  • Maintain timekeeper calendars, contact clients and counsel for the scheduling of appointments
  • Coordinate and make travel arrangements, complete expense reports and track reimbursements  
  • Assist with timekeeping – enter time for timekeepers
  • Maintain client files – both paper & electronic
  • Assist attorneys in the review of billing statements
  • Assist attorneys with audit responses and work with accounting to provide necessary information to complete such
  • Edit and proofread all documents as needed
  • Work with your team in the preparation and filing of all court/government documents in accordance with each court’s jurisdiction
  • Provide document production services in accordance with the requirements of assigned timekeepers
  • Assist timekeepers prepare for arbitration, depositions, hearings, mediations, and trails (prepare and organize binders)
  • Perform conflict checks, file openings, & draft engagement letters
  • Report CLE completion affidavits to state and submit to AT for monitoring to CLE status
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Cover the receptionist desk, conference center, or other administrative departments as needed and at the direction of HR or the office manager as applicable.

Qualifications/Skill Set:

  • Ability to handle oneself in a professional manner both internally and externally
  • Encompasses strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Upholds confidentiality for all client work
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadline constraints and changing work priorities, and complete work assignments logically and accurately
  • Proven ability to be flexible, be customer service oriented, and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Aptitude to take direction, accept responsibility for assigned tasks and learn from problematic situations when they occur
  • Possess outstanding proofreading, typing, and organizational skills
  • Willingness and desire to learn and to both maintain and increase technical skill sets

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience and/or Education:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 (preferred)
  • Knowledge of court filings, court systems, and their guidelines (preferred)
  • Two (2) years’ experience as a legal secretary (preferred)
  • High School diploma or GED certificate (required)

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match
  • Paid parental leave program
  • 12-week paid maternity leave
  • Firm-paid group term life insurance and accidental death/dismemberment insurance
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Recruitment referral bonus program
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible work schedules

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Patent Intern

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking highly motivated undergraduate students to join its Intellectual Property Services group as patent interns. This opportunity is ideal for students who would like the chance to explore the career path of a patent engineer and the path toward becoming a patent agent or attorney. Our internships allow a great opportunity to gain real-work experience and exposure to patent law at a law firm. Our internships typically last 8-10 weeks.

The ideal candidate should be a junior pursing an undergraduate degree in the areas of Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and should have an interest in exploring a career in patent law.  Additionally, candidates should have excellent academic credentials, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team under strict deadlines.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Please note that Armstrong Teasdale advertises open positions on this website, Indeed.com and LinkedIn. If you have been contacted by someone who claims to be a recruiter for us and the open position is not listed on our website, you may have been contacted by a scammer. We will never ask applicants to pay to apply or supply credit card or bank account information to obtain a job with our firm.

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Patent Engineer

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent engineers with a high level of motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills to join its Intellectual Property Services group. This opportunity is ideal for candidates who have science/engineering backgrounds and who are interested in exploring a career in the area of patent law.

The successful applicant will be an integral part of an expert IP team and will work collaboratively with patent attorneys and clients by assisting with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Primary duties and responsibilities could include but are not limited to:

  • Work with inventors
  • Identify patentable inventions
  • Research currently patented technologies
  • Assist in the drafting of patent applications
  • Collaborate with attorneys to respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Manage the patent application process from initial application to granted patent
  • Solve client challenges and respond to client needs
  • Work with foreign associates to prosecute patent applications in other countries

The ideal candidate will have a technical background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering with an interest in learning patent law.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate research and complex ideas into a well-written work product. Candidates should also be diligent with a proven attention to detail, have excellent time management skills, and have the ability to successfully work independently and in a team.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Please note that Armstrong Teasdale advertises open positions on this website, Indeed.com and LinkedIn. If you have been contacted by someone who claims to be a recruiter for us and the open position is not listed on our website, you may have been contacted by a scammer. We will never ask applicants to pay to apply or supply credit card or bank account information to obtain a job with our firm.

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Patent Agent

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent agents with a high level of motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills to join its Intellectual Property Services group. This opportunity is ideal for candidates who have science/engineering backgrounds and prior experience working in the area of patent law.

The successful applicant will be an integral part of an expert IP team and will work collaboratively with patent attorneys and clients by assisting with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Primary duties and responsibilities could include but are not limited to:

  • Work with inventors
  • Identify patentable inventions
  • Research currently patented technologies
  • Assist in drafting patent applications
  • Collaborate with attorneys to respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Manage the patent application process from initial application to granted patent
  • Solve client challenges and respond to client needs
  • Work with foreign associates to prosecute patent applications in other countries

The ideal candidate will have a technical background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and should have experience working in the area of patent law. USPTO registration required.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate research and complex ideas into a well-written work product. Candidates should also be diligent with a proven attention to detail, have excellent time management skills, and have the ability to successfully work independently and in a team.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Please note that Armstrong Teasdale advertises open positions on this website, Indeed.com and LinkedIn. If you have been contacted by someone who claims to be a recruiter for us and the open position is not listed on our website, you may have been contacted by a scammer. We will never ask applicants to pay to apply or supply credit card or bank account information to obtain a job with our firm.

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Real Estate Associate

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a transactional and litigation associate to join its Financial and Real Estate Practice.

Successful candidates should expect to work on complex commercial real estate transactions, land use issues, design-build projects, loan financings and leasing transactions. This candidate will also support various litigation matters in the Financial and Real Estate Practice.

Interested applicants must have at least 3 years of real estate or litigation experience; demonstrate superior communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice.

MO Bar is required.

We are currently not accepting application from search firms.

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IP Associate – Ph.D. or Master’s in Chemistry

New York, NY

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Associate to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices.

The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

JD required. Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a Master’s or Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

We are currently not accepting applications from search firms.

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IP Associate – Ph.D. or Master’s in Chemistry

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Associate to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices.

The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

JD required. Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a Master's or Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

We are currently not accepting applications from search firms.

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IP Associate – Ph.D. or Master’s in Chemistry

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Associate to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices.

The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

JD required. Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a Master’s or Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

We are currently not accepting applications from search firms.

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IP Associate – Ph.D. or Master’s in Chemistry

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Associate to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology Practice Area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, start-up companies, and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics, and medical devices.

The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

JD required. Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a Master's or Ph.D. in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

We are currently not accepting applications from search firms.

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Corporate Associate – Tax

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a corporate associate with an interest in corporate tax (both C and S corporations), partnership and individual income tax, ERISA / employee benefits and estate planning to join its Corporate Services Practice Group.

The associate can expect to work in the following areas:

  • Tax issues in mergers and acquisitions
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax issues on business formation and termination
  • Tax filings for making S elections and other informational returns
  • Tax Research
  • General estate planning
  • General employee benefits, including deferred compensation and retirement plan compliance with tax and Department of Labor rules

The ideal candidate will be a high performer who demonstrates superior legal and communication skills, has excellent academic credentials, and is diligent and detail-oriented. We are looking for candidates who think strategically, are able to provide practical advice, and are committed to a career in corporate law. 

We are currently not accepting applications from search firms.

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Associate – Patent (Software/Electrical/Mechanical)

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Denver office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.  

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software/Electrical/Mechanical)

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Denver office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software/Electrical/Mechanical)

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the St. Louis office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software/Electrical/Mechanical)

Las Vegas, NV

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Las Vegas office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Particularly interested in applicants offering a Master’s Degree in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software/Electrical/Mechanical)

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Kansas City office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Particularly interested in applicants offering a Master’s Degree in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Electrical)

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in its Philadelphia office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the electrical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Litigation

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a litigation associate with at least two to five years of experience to join its Denver office.

This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil and commercial litigation, IP litigation, and white collar criminal litigation and investigations in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates can expect to be responsible for day-to-day tasks as well as the strategic process of case management.

Interested applicants must have at least two years of litigation experience; demonstrate superior writing and communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice. Large law firm or former judicial clerkship is preferred.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a litigation associate with at least 1 year of experience to join its St. Louis office.

This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil and commercial litigation in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates can expect to be responsible for day-to-day tasks as well as the strategic process of case management.

Interested applicants must have at least 1 year of litigation experience; demonstrate superior writing and communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice.  Preference will be given for clerkship experience.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills so classified.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Denver office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Las Vegas, NV

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Las Vegas office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Kansas City office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Philadelphia office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is preferred. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in the St. Louis office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Corporate Services

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an associate with at least 2 years of experience as a corporate attorney to join its St. Louis office. This associate will assist clients across a broad range of industries on matters including entity formation and governance, banking work, commercial contracts, business transactions, and emerging growth companies.

This position requires the ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative team and the ability to proactively manage components of projects independently.

The ideal candidate will be a high performer who demonstrates superior legal and communication skills, has excellent academic credentials, and is diligent and detail-oriented. We are looking for candidates who think strategically, are able to provide practical advice, and are committed to a career in corporate law. 

Large law firm experience is preferred.

We are currently not accepting applications from search firms.

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2L Summer Associate

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale is accepting applications from a competitive group of highly qualified candidates for our 2020 Summer Associate Program. Recruiting top talent through the Summer Associate Program is a critical component of our innovative approach to talent management.

A high grade point average is great, but qualities like passion, curiosity, approachability and willingness to be coached are additional traits that we’ve found increase odds of a successful and gratifying legal practice.

Our Summer Associate Program gives you the chance to use what you’ve learned but pushes and stretches you – all the while you’re getting real law practice experience.

Don’t worry about being stuck in the library or a file room for the summer. For several weeks, you’ll be guided by a mentor and adviser and treated as a professional. You’ll work with experienced attorneys on challenging matters. If you have a specific area of interest, we’ll give you plenty of time to explore it. The program is at least 8 weeks in length.

You’ll enjoy planned activities that allow you to get to know our attorneys and the other summer associates in casual settings. Special seminars to teach soft skills, the business of law firms and trends in the legal profession are part of the summer curriculum.

Job Requirements:

  • Second year law student enrolled at American Bar Association accredited law school
  • Genuine interest in Armstrong Teasdale’s opportunities in the Kansas City Office 
  • Excellent undergraduate and law school academic performance
  • Personal and professional achievements

To apply, please submit a resume, writing sample and transcript.

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2L Summer Associate

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is accepting applications from a competitive group of highly qualified candidates for our 2020 Summer Associate Program. Recruiting top talent through the Summer Associate Program is a critical component of our innovative approach to talent management.

A high grade point average is great, but qualities like passion, curiosity, approachability and willingness to be coached are additional traits that we’ve found increase odds of a successful and gratifying legal practice.

Our Summer Associate Program gives you the chance to use what you’ve learned but pushes and stretches you – all the while you’re getting real law practice experience.

Don’t worry about being stuck in the library or a file room for the summer. For several weeks, you’ll be guided by a mentor and adviser and treated as a professional. You’ll work with experienced attorneys on challenging matters. If you have a specific area of interest, we’ll give you plenty of time to explore it. The program is at least 8 weeks in length.

You’ll enjoy planned activities that allow you to get to know our attorneys and the other summer associates in casual settings. Special seminars to teach soft skills, the business of law firms and trends in the legal profession are part of the summer curriculum.

Job Requirements:

  • Second year law student enrolled at American Bar Association accredited law school
  • Genuine interest in Armstrong Teasdale’s opportunities in the Kansas City Office 
  • Excellent undergraduate and law school academic performance
  • Personal and professional achievements

To apply, please submit a resume, writing sample and transcript.

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2L Summer Associate

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is accepting applications from a competitive group of highly qualified candidates for our 2020 Summer Associate Program.  Recruiting top talent through the Summer Associate Program is a critical component of our innovative approach to talent management.

A high grade point average is great, but qualities like passion, curiosity, approachability and willingness to be coached are additional traits that we’ve found increase odds of a successful and gratifying legal practice.

Our Summer Associate Program gives you the chance to use what you’ve learned but pushes and stretches you – all the while you’re getting real law practice experience.

Don’t worry about being stuck in the library or a file room for the summer. For several weeks, you’ll be guided by a mentor and advisor and treated as a professional. You’ll work with experienced attorneys on challenging matters. If you have a specific area of interest, we’ll give you plenty of time to explore it.  The program is at least 8 weeks in length.

You’ll enjoy planned activities that allow you to get to know our attorneys and the other summer associates in casual settings. Special seminars to teach soft skills, the business of law firms and trends in the legal profession are part of the summer curriculum.

Job Requirements:

  • Second year law student enrolled at American Bar Association accredited law school
  • Genuine interest in Armstrong Teasdale’s opportunities in the St. Louis office
  • Excellent undergraduate and law school academic performance
  • Personal and professional achievements

To apply, please submit a resume, writing sample and transcript.

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Intellectual Property Legal Secretary

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a highly motivated and energized Legal Secretary to assist attorneys and paralegals within the Intellectual Property Practice Group. The position will be based in the St. Louis office and will assist with the performance of complex secretarial and clerical duties. The ideal candidate is professional in demeanor, detailed orientated, and a team player. Strong organization skills and the ability to multi-task are required for success in this position. Prior office experience and knowledge of the legal process, including electronic filing is preferred. All candidates must understand the importance of upholding client confidentiality. The position reports to the firm's Human Resources Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contact clients and opposing counsel for the scheduling of appointments and maintain timekeeper calendars.
  • Communicate directly with clients in a professional manner.
  • Review and proofread all documents produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all attachments, exhibits or enclosures are intact before distribution.
  • Provide document production services in accordance with the requirements of assigned timekeepers.
  • Maintain client files - electronic scanning.
  • Assist attorneys in the review of billing statements.
  • Act as liaison between attorneys and paralegals with regard to prioritizing workload and deadlines.
  • Coordinate and make travel arrangements.
  • Communicate information and updates on projects to appropriate timekeeper.
  • Prepare assignments according to required specifications.
  • Perform conflict checks and file openings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Specifications/Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadline constraints and changing work priorities, and complete work assignments logically and accurately.
  • Proven ability to be flexible, be customer service oriented and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to take direction, accept responsibility for assigned tasks and learn from problematic situations when they occur.
  • Possesses outstanding proofreading skills.
  • Requires the ability to regularly report to work on the days and times scheduled.
  • Willingness and desire to attend training classes to maintain and increase technical skill sets.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010.
  • Electronic filing experience is a plus.
  • Minimum of two (2) years legal or office experience preferred.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401(k) employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • 12-week paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • On-site family health center: CenKare.
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center, and dining at reduced costs.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Litigation Specialist

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Specialist to provide high level analysis and market research to support the development of business opportunities within a specific group in the litigation team. The ideal candidate will be innovative, forward thinking and possess strong research and writing skills. The Litigation Specialist will think outside the box while reviewing current market conditions and provide new perspectives on projects as assigned. Candidates must have outstanding communication skills, both written and oral.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work in collaboration under the direction of the litigation team to lead the research of strategic business opportunities.
  • Prepare and analyze data in projects as assigned.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives.
  • Evaluate business issues as assigned and make recommendations for tactical and strategic solutions.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined.

Essential Job Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people.
  • Detail oriented and ability to prioritize.
  • Sound business acumen and an ability to recommend changes to drive positive change in support of the firm's objectives.
  • High level of professionalism and ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain calm in high pressure situations.
  • Superior attention to detail and strong time management skills.
  • Ability to take direction, accept responsibility for assigned tasks and learn from problematic situations when they occur.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision.

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree is required. Financial, Analytic, or Business degrees are preferred.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • 12-week paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • On-site family health center: CenKare.
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center, and dining at reduced costs.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Business Intake Counsel

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Business Intake Counsel to join its team. Based in the St. Louis, Missouri office, the successful applicant will be responsible for analyzing and clearing conflicts, as well as the supervision of conflicts searching, credit analysis and new business intake. Counsel will ensure the efficient flow of new business into the firm.

It is essential that the Business Intake Counsel be a self-starter and able to work well both in a team environment and independently. The Business Intake Counsel must consistently display good judgment and have effective interpersonal communication skills. Confidentiality and discretion are required.

Job Functions:

  • Serves as the firm expert on all aspects of new client intake and conflicts clearance.
  • Assists with the clearing of conflicts for prospective lateral attorney candidates, new clients and new matters.
  • Analyzes engagement letters for compliance with firm policy.
  • Develops and implements best practices for the maintenance of the conflicts database.
  • Supervises the Business Intake team, which includes credit analysis, conflicts searching, matter intake & maintenance, and client accounting data support.
  • Monitors the quality of work output and delivery and ensures transparency, timeliness and appropriate staffing coverage at all times.
  • Proactively explores opportunities for client intake process innovation and efficiency.
  • Collaborates with the firm's Pricing, Billing and Technology teams to maintain matters for existing firm clients.
  • Participates in interviews for prospective business intake team members.
  • Oversees the training of newly hired team members, including setting appropriate benchmarks for skill development and progress.
  • Assists with other projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Possesses an understanding of conflicts of interest rules and the ability to proactively supplement any knowledge gaps.
  • Knowledge of, and proficiency with, legal technology systems, with an emphasis on conflicts searching, corporate research, new business intake, risk management and document management software.
  • Basic Excel proficiency required.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with stringent deadlines.
  • Drives and supports a collegial and collaborative work environment, and is open to the views of others.
  • Ability to interact with people in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as both a team member and team leader.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to travel if needed.

Education and Experience:

  • J.D. required.
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of related experience.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • 12-week paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • On-site family health center: CenKare.
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center and dining at reduced costs.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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International Patent Assistant

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an International Patent Assistant to join its Intellectual Property team in the St. Louis office. This position is responsible for the maintenance of the firm's database for a large portfolio of foreign patents and intellectual property. In addition to maintaining the integrity of the database, the incumbent will verify relevant information in the docketing system, generate appropriate docketing information and deadlines, and advise attorneys, administrators and paralegals of all deadlines and due dates to ensure all deadlines are met in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with the review and distribution of patent notices and communications received via email and/or regular mail.
  • Handles daily docketing in the firm's computerized docketing system of prosecution deadlines for foreign patent cases.
  • Enters data relating to cases transferred to and from the firm.
  • Maintains the accuracy and integrity of all data entry for all patent related matters, including entry of newly filed applications.
  • Prepares docket reports and maintenance fee reports as needed.
  • Reviews Attorney/Admin Docket Reports and entries and updates the firm's computerized Docketing system on a routine basis.
  • Provides backup and support to other Docketing Clerks.
  • Assists in quality assurance review for patent filings by noting and referring any errors or omissions observed during the normal course of docketing duties.
  • Assists in checking and updating the status of patent cases with foreign patent offices when appropriate.
  • Perform electronic interactions with the foreign and international intellectual property entities (e.g. searches, status checks, electronic filing of patent applications and responses).
  • Prepare for and attend to payment of foreign patent annuities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Specifications/Qualifications:

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadline constraints and changing work priorities, and complete work assignments logically and accurately.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Willingness and desire to attend training classes to maintain and increase technical skill sets.
  • Ability to work proactively (without significant guidance) to trouble shoot and problem solve.
  • A very high level of professional standards in working closely with attorneys, administrators and paralegals.
  • Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, both internally and externally.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school degree required; undergraduate degree preferred.
  • 2-3 years foreign docketing experience preferred.
  • Significant level of technical expertise required.
  • Docketing software experience a plus (CPI, IP Manager, IP Master, Pattsy, or CPA).
  • Knowledge of foreign patent prosecution rules and docketing procedures a plus.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401(k) employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • 12-week paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • On-site family health center: CenKare.
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center, and dining at reduced costs.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Accounting Specialist

New York, NY

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Accounting Specialist to join its New York office. The specialist is responsible for the accurate and efficient preparation and collection of bills and invoices. Additionally, the specialist will assist in basic cash functions and Account Payable preparation/assistance. The ideal candidate is professional in demeanor, analytical in thinking, able to work as team with attorneys and staff, and understands the importance of upholding client confidentiality. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are required for success in this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for new client intake and maintenance
  • Responsible for the processing of client bills using Pre-bill Viewer and paper bills via Aderant software
  • Oversees the electronic submission of client invoices and accruals via various e-billing websites
  • Encompasses the ability to research and answer accounting and billing questions
  • Reviews and edits pre-bills in response to attorney and secretary requests
  • Executes, handles and processes a high volume of complex bills
  • Evaluates and verifies accuracy of billing and supporting documentation as required
  • Assists with daily bank deposits ensuring checks are placed in the proper bank account
  • Oversees inventory of all checks, both written and unwritten
  • Tracks and documents any checks given to attorneys for closings
  • Assists with proper coding and delivery to the Account Payable Department of client and overhead invoices
  • Undertakes special projects and ad hoc reports for manager as needed/requested
  • Participates in appropriate mandatory training as necessary
  • Performs other tasks and duties as required

Essential Job Specifications/Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to successfully adapt to changing priorities and work demands
  • Ability to multi-task, organize work flow and use time efficiently
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Ability to anticipate work needs
  • Proactive in identifying accounting issues and providing solutions
  • High level of professionalism and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to complete tasks systematically and timely, despite interruptions
  • Capability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Proficiency with MS-Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Flexibility of overtime required
  • Three (3) years minimum of progressive experience as a Biller in a law firm environment
  • Collection experience is preferred
  • Aderant software experience preferred
  • Accounting degree or successful completion of basic financial accounting classes preferred

Armstrong Teasdale:
For more than a century, Armstrong Teasdale has forged long-term relationships with clients large and small around the globe. With roots in the Midwest, we have grown to be one of the 200 largest law firms in the U.S., with offices across the country. Our attorneys and professional staff work together to guide clients through virtually every challenge, from day-to-day operational decisions, to some of the most difficult legal matters. 

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401(k) employer match
  • Paid parental leave program
  • 12-week paid maternity leave
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance
  • Competitive pay and bonus program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Accounts Payable Clerk

St. Louis, MO

For more than a century, Armstrong Teasdale’s focus has been on providing excellent service to our clients. Our mission statement—“Always exceed expectations through teamwork and excellent client service”— carries through everything we do. We are seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to join a fast-paced environment in our St. Louis - Clayton office.  The ideal candidate will enjoy being part of a fun team who supports The Firm’s profitability while managing expenses, but is also motivated to succeed as an individual with daily responsibilities. This hire will be a key player in helping support all Armstrong Teasdale Offices and Subsidiaries. This position plays a vital role in ensuring accuracy of payment for vendor invoices and employee reimbursements, and is one of the first lines of defense in fraud prevention. The Accounts Payable clerk must have strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn to succeed.  In addition, the ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, desire the ability to cross-train and take on responsibilities for an exciting long-term career within the department. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Reviews invoices, check requests and expense reimbursements for accuracy, proper approvals and other supporting evidence
  • Ensures that there is no fraudulent activity in any invoices
  • Tracks invoices, check requests and expense reimbursements
  • Partners with internal/external payment requestors to obtain sufficient information to support payments including invoices, tax id numbers, etc.
  • Oversees the retention of documents by electronic scanning and filing
  • Reviews vendor statements and takes initiative to question and resolve any disputes
  • Responsible for communicating to all clients and responding to all of their inquiries
  • Assists the Accounts Payable supervisor with reports and reconciliations as needed
  • Identifies, reports and tracks issues while offering suggestions for system/process improvement.
  • Performs ad hoc projects/duties as they arise
  • Assists in other departments when needed

Job Requirements and Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business is preferred
  • High degree of attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to handle a high-volume efficiently
  • Knowledge of Outlook and Word
  • Knowledge of Excel is a plus
  • Excellent time-management and communication skills
  • Willing to work cross-functionally
  • Active desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate appropriate initiative when making decisions
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service through timely responses to both internal personnel and external vendors.
  • 1 to 2 years of accounts payable experience

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match
  • Paid parental leave program
  • 12-week paid maternity leave
  • Firm-paid group term life insurance and accidental death/dismemberment insurance
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program
  • On-site family health center: CenKare
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center, and dining at reduced costs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Recruitment referral bonus program
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible work schedules

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

At Armstrong Teasdale, we are a team, and we want you to grow with us. Professional staff members play an integral role in supporting lawyers and providing outstanding service to clients—thus contributing to the overall success of the firm. It’s why the firm sees low staff turnover and why every year we have staff members celebrating service anniversaries of 20 or more years with the firm. We know our firm’s accomplishments would not be possible without our talented team of attorneys and professionals, a fact illustrated by the many individuals included in annual lists such as Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, and our rank in U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Law Firms.

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Technical Support Specialist

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Technology Support Specialist to provide front-line primary technical support on various issues and problems related to hardware, software and peripherals. The Support Specialist is responsible for the resolution of technical issues for firm personnel of all levels to ensure we are able to exceed our clients' expectations. The candidate will be responsible for the documentation and resolution of service tickets in a timely manner. The Support Specialist will perform root cause analysis, develop checklists for typical problems and recommend procedures and controls for problem prevention. This position will support multiple platforms including desktops, laptops, mobile devices and videoconferencing equipment. The ideal candidate must have excellent problem solving skills in order to diagnose, evaluate and resolve complex problem situations. The Technology Support Specialist will work well independently and within a team and will report to the Director of Technology.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for supporting firm personnel with troubleshooting technical problems both remotely and in person.
  • Provide first class service and support to our growing firm.
  • Assist with upgrading components of aging computer systems.
  • Responsible for the installation of new computers and printers.
  • Assist with the relocation of computers and printers as needed.
  • Assist with the removal and prevention of viruses on firm equipment.
  • Champion customer issues from the feedback stage through the delivery of the solution.
  • Communicate computer issues and solutions, both orally and electronically, effectively to all levels of firm personnel.
  • Provide exceptional customer service in person, via phone and email as appropriate
  • Resolve help desk issues including troubleshooting hardware and software issues
  • Provide support to the technical team in other IT functional areas: in-stocks, data preservation, etc.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and support the firm's goals through teamwork.

Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently on the follow-through of projects.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office 7 and up applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to regularly travel to other Armstrong Teasdale offices.
  • Flexibility to provide occasional on-call support after hours.
  • Proficient in Windows 7 and up.
  • Ability to provide remote desktop support.
  • Patch management required.
  • Excellent written, oral technical communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with attorneys and other personnel at all levels.
  • Ability to lift and carry 25-35 pounds.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner.
  • Willingness and ability to assume new tasks and responsibilities.
  • Strong service orientation and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, office and firm management, and vendors.

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Prior law firm experience is preferred.
  • Two to five (2-5) years of hands-on experience working in an end-user desktop support role or computer operations environment required.
  • Advanced printer/peripheral device troubleshooting experience.
  • Support of handheld smartphones and tablets experience.
  • High school diploma or GED certificate required.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • 12-week paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills of personnel so classified.

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Service Center Clerk

New York, NY

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Service Center Clerk to join its New York's office. The clerk is responsible for overseeing all mail operations and document services. The Clerk may also perform various secretarial/administrative duties to support the attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries in the New York office. The ideal candidate is courteous and professional in demeanor, customer-service oriented, able to work as team with attorneys and staff, and understands the importance of upholding client confidentiality. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills are required for success in this position.

For more than a century, Armstrong Teasdale has forged long-term relationships with clients large and small around the globe. With roots in the Midwest, we have grown to be one of the 200 largest law firms in the U.S., with offices across the country. Our attorneys and professional staff work together to guide clients through virtually every challenge, from day-to-day operational decisions, to some of the most difficult legal matters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely sorting, delivery and execution of incoming and outgoing mail, packages, and deliveries; maintain accurate log of services completed
  • Ensure end-of-day delivery of outgoing mail and UPS packages to the respective courier company or post office
  • Responsible for the proper utilization of firm software to accurately track and invoice costs associated with service center functions
  • Sort and distribute monthly draft invoices
  • Operate and maintain all copy machines, including maintenance and proper stock of supplies; interface with equipment repair vendors as needed
  • Operate and maintain postage machine, including management of funds
  • Prepare outgoing UPS labels and packages
  • Assist with certified mailings
  • Order and stock the copy/mailroom with supplies needed
  • Maintain appearance and supplies of individual copy areas
  • Provide printing, copying, scanning, duplication, collation and binding services
  • Completion of electronic bates projects
  • Assist with the creation, duplication, and saving of documents to a CD, DVD, and Thumb Drive as requested
  • Uphold confidentiality for all client work and documents handled
  • Complete messenger deliveries to court and other local destinations as requested
  • Provide backup reception relief as requested to assist with covering breaks, lunches, and vacation days
  • Assist Office Manager with breakfast, lunch, and dinner orders for various meetings, events and office functions
  • Assist in the setup and cleanup of conference rooms in preparation of meetings, depositions and other events
  • Complete records management projects pursuant to firm standards, scanning initiatives, disaster recovery program, and retention policies – i.e., closing files, scanning closed files, destroying documents, and preparing documents for offsite storage
  • Assist with transferring files upon attorney departures and to other firms as needed
  • Coordinate and manage offsite shredding
  • Assist with moving and lifting various items through the office
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned to support the office

Essential Job Specifications/Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Ability to maintain a customer/client focus and build rapport with others inside and outside the firm
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, scanners and copiers
  • High level of professionalism and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and remain calm in high pressure situations
  • Superior attention to detail and strong time management skills
  • Dependable with a great attendance record and the ability to report to work at the office each day on time and remain at the office throughout business hours
  • Ability to take direction, accept responsibility for assigned tasks and learn from problematic situations when they occur
  • Excellent organizational and clerical skills
  • Ability to complete tasks systematically and timely, despite interruptions
  • Capability to learn and retain both U.S. and international shipping requirements
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Education and/or Experience:

  • Familiarity with office equipment such as computers, copiers, printers, scanners, etc.
  • Proficiency with MS-Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in the area of general clerical mailroom services

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401(k) employer match
  • Paid parental leave program
  • 12-week paid maternity leave
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Litigation Paralegal – Toxic Tort

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join its Toxic Tort team in its St. Louis office. The Paralegal assists attorneys during all phases of the asbestos litigation process from the beginning of a case to the discovery period, through trial and post-trial findings and appeals. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and have a strong ability to prioritize tasks on a daily basis. This position reports to the leader of the Toxic Tort practice area and the firm's Human Resources Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize documents and coordinate the production of documents using Bates-stamping, redaction, duplication and indexing of documents.
  • Electronically scan and properly categorize/name documents.
  • Conduct document searches and factual research – create and maintain internal databases and gather information from various resources.
  • Prepare witness materials and assist in case preparation.
  • Prepare for depositions by organizing exhibits and gathering needed materials.
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of all court documents.
  • Maintain and oversee the ordering of transcripts from reporting services and fulfilling requests from outside counsel.
  • Prepare for and attend trial – coordinate trial set-up and organize files, take notes in court.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadline constraints and changing work priorities, and complete work assignments logically and accurately.
  • Ability to work flexible hours/a flexible schedule to accommodate projects as needed, especially during trial periods.
  • Ability to work well with others within the Firm and as part of a team – professional demeanor is imperative when communicating with clients and other legal professionals.

Education and/or Experience:

  • A Paralegal Certificate or 4-year Degree in Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies is required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience working as a Paralegal in a law firm environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401(k) employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • 12-week paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • On-site family health center: CenKare.
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center, and dining at reduced costs.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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