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Litigation Support Specialist for National Industrial Security Team

New York, NY

Armstrong Teasdale LLP (AT) is seeking a Litigation Support Specialist to join its Industrial Security Team. This position will provide high level analysis and market research to support the development of business opportunities within a specific group at Armstrong Teasdale. The ideal candidate will be innovative, forward thinking and possess strong research and writing skills. The Specialist must be innovative/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:

  • Research and analyze industries and companies to help identify target clients such as companies, universities, and other facilities that handle classified information.
  • Assist in evaluating client opportunities and present recommendations to attorneys.
  • Review and capture market and comparable data in support of strategic planning.
  • Provide docketing services to the litigation practice group when requested.
  • Serve as additional support to the Information Resources Department when needed.
  • Administrative support of attorneys and paralegals including, but not limited to:
    • Prepare marketing materials and communications;
    • Prepare presentations for meetings across the U.S.;
    • Management of marketing materials and communications;
    • Identify opportunities and coordinate travel for members of the industrial security group.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined.

Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of professional experience (recent college graduates will be evaluated on an individual basis).
  • Ideal candidates will understand market analysis and how to earn business in a unique market.
  • Exceptional communication, writing, research, project management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Must be able to thrive in a small group environment that works as a team.
  • Strong educational background and record of achievement.
  • Intense work ethic and strong initiative.
  • Team player with strong integrity.

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.
  • Up to 12 weeks 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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Litigation Support Specialist for National Industrial Security Team

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP (AT) is seeking a Litigation Support Specialist to join its Industrial Security Team. This position will provide high level analysis and market research to support the development of business opportunities within a specific group at Armstrong Teasdale. The ideal candidate will be innovative, forward thinking and possess strong research and writing skills. The Specialist must be innovative/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:

  • Research and analyze industries and companies to help identify target clients such as companies, universities, and other facilities that handle classified information.
  • Assist in evaluating client opportunities and present recommendations to attorneys.
  • Review and capture market and comparable data in support of strategic planning.
  • Provide docketing services to the litigation practice group when requested.
  • Serve as additional support to the Information Resources Department when needed.
  • Administrative support of attorneys and paralegals including, but not limited to:
    • Prepare marketing materials and communications;
    • Prepare presentations for meetings across the U.S.;
    • Management of marketing materials and communications;
    • Identify opportunities and coordinate travel for members of the industrial security group.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined.

Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of professional experience (recent college graduates will be evaluated on an individual basis).
  • Ideal candidates will understand market analysis and how to earn business in a unique market.
  • Exceptional communication, writing, research, project management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Must be able to thrive in a small group environment that works as a team.
  • Strong educational background and record of achievement.
  • Intense work ethic and strong initiative.
  • Team player with strong integrity.

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.
  • Up to 12 weeks 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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Litigation Support Specialist for National Industrial Security Team

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP (AT) is seeking a Litigation Support Specialist to join its Industrial Security Team. This position will provide high level analysis and market research to support the development of business opportunities within a specific group at Armstrong Teasdale. The ideal candidate will be innovative, forward thinking and possess strong research and writing skills. The Specialist must be innovative/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:

  • Research and analyze industries and companies to help identify target clients such as companies, universities, and other facilities that handle classified information.
  • Assist in evaluating client opportunities and present recommendations to attorneys.
  • Review and capture market and comparable data in support of strategic planning.
  • Provide docketing services to the litigation practice group when requested.
  • Serve as additional support to the Information Resources Department when needed.
  • Administrative support of attorneys and paralegals including, but not limited to:
    • Prepare marketing materials and communications;
    • Prepare presentations for meetings across the U.S.;
    • Management of marketing materials and communications;
    • Identify opportunities and coordinate travel for members of the industrial security group.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined.

Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of professional experience (recent college graduates will be evaluated on an individual basis).
  • Ideal candidates will understand market analysis and how to earn business in a unique market.
  • Exceptional communication, writing, research, project management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Must be able to thrive in a small group environment that works as a team.
  • Strong educational background and record of achievement.
  • Intense work ethic and strong initiative.
  • Team player with strong integrity.

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.
  • Up to 12 weeks 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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Litigation Toxic Tort Legal Secretary

St. Louis, MO

The Asbestos Legal Secretary assists attorneys and paralegals through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with attorneys and paralegals in the preparation and filing of all court documents.
  • Review and proofread all documents produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors; ensure that all attachments, exhibits or enclosures are intact before distribution or filing.
  • Assimilate information from database to compile weekly trial charts.
  • Draft letters, pleadings and subpoenas.
  • Organize and follow up with records requests.
  • Extensive use of Excel and Adobe Acrobat XI.
  • Provide document production services in accordance with the requirements of assigned attorneys and paralegals.
  • Maintain client files – electronic scanning.
  • Act as liaison between attorneys and paralegals with regard to prioritizing workload and deadlines.
  • Communicate information and updates on projects to appropriate attorney or paralegal.
  • Prepare assignments according to required specifications.
  • 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 abilities required.

  • Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing both internally and externally.
  • Ability to conduct and follow through with electronic court filings and knowledge of the state and federal court systems and their guidelines.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadlines 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.
  • Outstanding proofreading skills.
  • 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:

  • Minimum two (2) years working as a litigation legal secretary, asbestos/toxic tort experience preferred.
  • Experience with electronic court filings in state and federal courts.
  • Highly proficient in Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat XI. Proficient in PowerPoint.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match
  • Paid parental leave program
  • Up to 12 weeks 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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Litigation Legal Secretary

Philadelphia, PA

The Litigation 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 position reports to the Human Resources Department and the Office Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with your team in the preparation and filing of all court documents and have knowledge of electronic court filings and litigation procedures.
  • 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.

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

Job Requirements/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 conduct and follow through with electronic court filings and knowledge of the court systems and their guidelines.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadlines 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.
  • Possess 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:

  • Minimum two (2) years working as a Legal Secretary.
  • Experience with electronic court filings preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010.
  • 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.
  • Up to 12 weeks 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.
  • 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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Associate - Litigation

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a litigation associate with at least 2 years of experience to join its Kansas City office.

This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil litigation in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates can expect to be responsible for day-to-day tasks, supporting case management, discovery, depositions, hearings and participating in trials.

Interested applicants must have significant 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.

Former judicial clerkship is preferred.         

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

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Patent Associate (Biotech)

St. Louis, MO

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

The candidate should have at least 2 years of experience in the intellectual property field and a technical background in biology, biochemistry or a related field.  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.

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 not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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IP Litigation Legal Secretary

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an IP Litigation Legal Secretary join its team. 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.
  • Work with your team in the preparation and filing of all court documents and have knowledge of electronic court filings and litigation procedures.
  • 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 deadlines 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.
  • Ability to attend trial and travel to trial when requested.
  • Possess 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.
  • Minimum two (2) years working as a Legal Secretary required.
  • Experience with ECF court filings preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 preferred.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401(k) employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • Up to 12 weeks 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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Associate – Insurance Coverage Litigation

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an insurance coverage litigation associate with at least 3 years of experience, to be located in the firm’s offices in St. Louis or Kansas City.

Our insurance coverage attorneys represent insurers and insureds in bad faith litigation, declaratory judgment actions, vexatious refusal claims, contribution actions and disputes between carriers.

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 experience that includes taking and defending depositions, drafting briefs, complaints and motions.  Applicants should also be able to 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.

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

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Associate – Insurance Coverage Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an insurance coverage litigation associate with at least 3 years of experience, to be located in the firm’s offices in St. Louis or Kansas City.

Our insurance coverage attorneys represent insurers and insureds in bad faith litigation, declaratory judgment actions, vexatious refusal claims, contribution actions and disputes between carriers.

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 experience that includes taking and defending depositions, drafting briefs, complaints and motions.  Applicants should also be able to 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.

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

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Associate - Financial and Real Estate Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a litigation attorney to join its Financial and Real Estate practice. 

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in a general litigation practice. Associate will have the opportunity to work in bankruptcy, creditors rights and real estate litigation as well as some transactional work in loan documentation/loan closings. Litigation and transactional work will occur in creditors' rights’ work, including commercial foreclosures, replevins, out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy motions, bankruptcy litigation, debtor-in-possession financing, acquisition of assets of bankruptcy or distressed entities, and the negotiation of bankruptcy terms for new loans and intercreditor agreements, and creditor's rights issues that arise during commercial and other transitions.

Interested applicants must 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. Law firm experience is preferred. Should be licensed to practice in the states of MO and IL.

Interested candidates can apply by submitting a resume, transcript and writing sample.

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 four years of experience to join its St. Louis office.

This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil and commercial 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 four years of litigation experience that includes taking and defending depositions, drafting briefs, complaints and motions. Applicants should also be able to 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. MO Bar preferred.

Interested candidates can apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcripts.

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 four 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 four 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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Corporate Associate – Technology & Transactions

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a corporate associate with at least 3 years of substantive experience for a unique opportunity to join our rapidly growing technology-focused practice in its Denver office. Experience in transactions where technology itself is the subject of the business relationship is required. Ideal candidates will have experience in licensing, SaaS, development, and business process outsourcing and enterprise transformation where clients use technology strategically. Our attorneys are called upon to have proficiency in payments, financial services, technology business models, privacy and security, and issues related to the protection and exploitation of data. An interest and willingness to learn about new technology and technology law is necessary

The successful candidate will work on matters for technology companies through all stages of their life-cycle, including day-to-day counseling through direct interactions with senior management, negotiating and advising both issuers and investors with respect to venture capital financings, and negotiating strategic transactions and acquisitions. The successful candidate must have a strong desire to be a direct contributor in a dynamic and collaborative working environment and to actively engage in helping to build a thriving corporate technology practice. We are seeking an energetic and creative problem-solver with superior academic credentials, excellent oral and written communication skills, an eye for detail, and exceptional interpersonal abilities.

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

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Business Acceptance Specialist

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a new team member for the Business Acceptance team. The specialist will perform conflict of interest searches. Additionally, the position will open and update matters for new and existing clients.

The Business Acceptance Specialist will work in a driven, friendly and collaborative environment. Diverse opinions are valued and all team members are substantive contributors to the business acceptance process.

JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform conflict of interest searches
  • Enter new client and matter information into Aderant billing system, including party names and billing data
  • Obtain information from internal stakeholders when data is incomplete
  • Update client, matter & billing information for existing matters
  • Provide matter opening guidance to internal stakeholders
  • Assist fellow team members when necessary
  • Assist with other projects and duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organization & prioritization skills
  • Willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to follow established procedures
  • Ability to interact with people in a manner that shows sensitivity, tact and professionalism
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Experience with general office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates degree preferred
  • Experience working in law firm or other professional services environment is preferred

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match
  • Paid parental leave program
  • Up to 12 weeks 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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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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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/Computer Science)

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 electrical or computer science 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 – 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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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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