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Docket Administrator – Intellectual Property

Boston, MA; Denver, CO; Jefferson City, MO; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; St. Louis, MO; Wilmington, DE

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Docket Administrator to join the firm. The Docket Administrator manages the docket system to track deadlines and mitigate malpractice. This role may support U.S. or foreign docketing processes and may support Litigation or Intellectual Property.

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

  1. Handle and monitor docket management for filing deadlines including response dates for attorneys
  2. Research current rules and practices and oversee docketing procedures
  3. Supervise and provide professional development to other team members within the docketing department
  4. Generate daily and weekly attorney and client reports as requested
  5. Work with IT to ensure updates and maintenance to the docketing database system remain current
  6. Serve as point person with the docketing database system vendor
  7. Manage and enter data into docketing database systems, generating/routing docket sheets to attorneys and their administrative support
  8. Review transferred new matters and enter due dates into the docketing system
  9. Process and docket e-mail requests from attorneys, secretaries, and others
  10. May report correspondence to clients
  11. May download and save pleadings to the firm’s internal document management system / case docket and circulate to the case team
  12. May prepare patent application filing requests and transmittals, file Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent applications electronically, and all associated prosecution filings and client correspondence
  13. May file foreign applications (via direct or national/regional phase) via foreign patent counsel, and all associated formality requirements and non-substantive actions during foreign prosecution
  14. May review and approve patent invoices from foreign counsel
  15. May assist with conducting Internet research and patent screening searches

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
  • Communication – Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view; keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality required
  • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; and is motivated to anticipate future business needs
  • Continuous Learning – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities; positively accepts changes
  • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
  • Alignment to Values - Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education:  Paralegal or Associate’s degree

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  None

Required Experience:  2-4 years related experience

Preferred Experience: 3-5 years related experience

Supervisory Responsibilities: Indirect

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

New York Salary Range: $99,000 - $146,000/yr.

Colorado Salary Range: $87,000 - $127,000/yr.

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Legal Assistant - Litigation

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to join its Kansas City office. The Litigation Legal Assistant provides administrative assistance to all litigation timekeepers. This individual works within a team environment to ensure uninterrupted workflow in service.

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

  1. Draft, review and proofread all documents and correspondence produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all signature pages, attachments, exhibits or enclosures are accurate and complete before distribution
  2. Execute electronic court filings and download court pleadings
  3. Maintain client files (both paper and electronic), organize and file documents in designated order, and complete electronic scanning
  4. Conduct accounting tasks, including processing expenses, reimbursements, invoices, pre-bills, and entering time into the Firm’s time and billing system, reviewing of billing statements, and editing same for preparation of final billing
  5. Support trial preparation to include maintaining and tracking case chronology
  6. Manage upkeep of multiple calendars and scheduling systems
  7. Perform digital transcription tasks
  8. May assist in preparing discovery production and schedule depositions
  9. Perform conflict checks, draft engagement letters in connection with file opening, and complete the file opening process
  10. Coordinate and make travel arrangements
  11. Effectively track and manage CLE reporting
  12. Effectively communicate information and updates on projects with clients and timekeepers

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Is aware of issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others. Is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members’ needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's D&I values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience: 2-4 years office experience including MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience: Legal office experience including general knowledge of litigation practices and electronic court filings

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Legal Assistant - Litigation

Boston, MA

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to join its Boston office. The Litigation Legal Assistant provides administrative assistance to all litigation timekeepers. This individual works within a team environment to ensure uninterrupted workflow in service.

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

  1. Draft, review and proofread all documents and correspondence produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all signature pages, attachments, exhibits or enclosures are accurate and complete before distribution
  2. Execute electronic court filings and download court pleadings
  3. Maintain client files (both paper and electronic), organize and file documents in designated order, and complete electronic scanning
  4. Conduct accounting tasks, including processing expenses, reimbursements, invoices, pre-bills, and entering time into the Firm’s time and billing system, reviewing of billing statements, and editing same for preparation of final billing
  5. Support trial preparation to include maintaining and tracking case chronology
  6. Manage upkeep of multiple calendars and scheduling systems
  7. Perform digital transcription tasks
  8. May assist in preparing discovery production and schedule depositions
  9. Perform conflict checks, draft engagement letters in connection with file opening, and complete the file opening process
  10. Coordinate and make travel arrangements
  11. Effectively track and manage CLE reporting
  12. Effectively communicate information and updates on projects with clients and timekeepers

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Is aware of issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others. Is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members’ needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's D&I values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience: 2-4 years office experience including MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience: Legal office experience including general knowledge of litigation practices and electronic court filings

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Paralegal - Litigation

Miami, FL

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join its Miami office. The Litigation Paralegal supports attorneys throughout all legal processes including depositions, trial preparation and trial execution. Area of focus could be Litigation or Intellectual Property Litigation. This position is expected to meet or exceed a billable hour model.

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

  • Assists attorneys in research, drafting, and revision of discovery, motions, judgments and dismissals
  • Attends trials and assists in witness lists
  • Prepares, executes and downloads court filings including electronic filings, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and state filings, and court pleadings
  • Maintains compliance deadlines through docketing administration
  • Draft client correspondence for attorneys
  • Conducts legal research, compiles and organizes materials in order to prepare for depositions, hearings and trials
  • May prepare discovery production, schedule depositions, and check case citations
  • May obtain records and work with experts in all areas of litigation
  • May serve as a point of contact for clients and may interpret data for clients and team

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Makes decisions quickly and potentially with limited information; structures and coordinates personal and team priorities
  • Communication – Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view; keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality required
  • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; and is motivated to anticipate future business needs
  • Continuous Learning – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities; positively accepts changes
  • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
  • Alignment to Values - Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education:  High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: Associate’s degree in paralegal studies

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  Paralegal certificate or degree

Required Experience: 2 years in legal industry or equivalent transferrable skills from industries such as insurance, government, regulatory/compliance administration; skilled in Microsoft Office

Preferred Experience: 3-5 years as a Litigation Paralegal

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Indirect

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.   

Travel Required:  5%

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Litigation Clerk - Asbestos

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Clerk to join its St. Louis office. The Asbestos Litigation Clerk assists the team with the day to day flow of data and works within a team environment to promote uninterrupted workflow in service.

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

  1. Index incoming physical and electronic mail, scan, electronically file and circulate index and hard copies
  2. Review the daily docket, download, save and circulate court documents, and upload documents to necessary client databases
  3. Initiate conflict checks in connection with file opening
  4. Enter new complaints into firm database, fax records requests, and assist with data entry and creation of client information
  5. Calendar due dates and communicate to attorneys and paralegals
  6. Gather documents in preparation for depositions

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Is aware of issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others; is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's D&I values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education:  N/A

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience:  1-2 years office experience including MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience:  1-2 years legal office experience

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.   

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Legal Assistant - Intellectual Property

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Intellectual Property Legal Assistant to join its St. Louis office. The Intellectual Property Legal Assistant provides administrative assistance to all intellectual property practice group timekeepers. This individual works within a team environment to ensure uninterrupted workflow in service.

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

  1. Draft, review and proofread all documents and correspondence produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all signature pages, attachments, exhibits or enclosures are accurate and complete before distribution
  2. Conduct accounting tasks, including processing expenses, reimbursements, invoices, pre-bills, and entering time into the Firm's time and billing system, reviewing of billing statements, and editing same for preparation of final billing
  3. Maintain client files (both paper and electronic), organize and file documents in designated order, and complete electronic scanning
  4. May review, prioritize and maintain daily docket including validation of due dates, workload, tracking, may be responsible for providing reports in specialized formatting and follow up with timekeepers regarding deadlines
  5. May perform electronic filings with the USPTO office including preparation, formatting, and review of documents
  6. Effectively communicate with team and clients
  7. May obtain signatures and documents from clients, and track all requirements and due dates to ensure everything is prepared for filing
  8. Perform conflict checks, draft engagement letters in connection with file opening, and complete the file opening process
  9. Coordinate and make travel arrangements
  10. Effectively track and manage CLE reporting

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Is aware of issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others; is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience:2-4 years office experience including MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience: Legal office experience specifically in Intellectual Property

Physical Activity: The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Administrative Assistant

Boston, MA

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join its Boston office. The Administrative Assistant is tasked with supporting the Office Manager in the administration of day-to-day office operations and providing excellent customer service to all guests and personnel of Armstrong Teasdale.

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

  1. Oversees all conference center and reception duties including greeting guests and accommodating all guest needs; answering and directing phone calls; processing parking validations; tracking inventory of snacks, beverages, cleaning supplies; may include processing incoming and outgoing packages
  2. Serves as the AutomATe administrator for the office, schedules conference rooms, and supports all meeting coordination and videoconferencing set-up
  3. Will be required to maintain a current notary commission and be available to notarize documents as requested
  4. Handles various accounting tasks such as submitting reimbursement requests in AutomATe and follow up; check requests; may assist with credit card reconciliation
  5. Assist with handling scanning of incoming mail; large mailing projects; printing envelopes and labels, certified mailings; and preparation of binders
  6. Provides support to timekeepers and practice group legal assistants with time entry; preparation of expense reports and check requests; and general overflow clerical/legal work
  7. May coordinate or assist with facilities requests, such as liaising with building landlord, scheduling visitors with building security; and submitting work orders to building management
  8. May support the Office Manager with office needs such as turning over workstations, maintaining floor plans and master office lists; providing support for events; assisting with scanning and copying projects; handling basic printer and copier maintenance; and supporting IT with help desk requests and maintaining the server room

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks 
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others. Is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm’s D&I Values; has a deep understanding of one’s own core functions.

Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  n/a

Required Experience: 1 year of office experience

Preferred Experience: 1-2 years of office or customer service experience with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and computers. Notary license preferred or ability to obtain after employment commences

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer; the employee must also have the ability to walk, stand and bend, as well as lift at least 10 pounds

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Administrative Assistant

Salt Lake City, UT

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join its Salt Lake City office. The Administrative Assistant is tasked with supporting the Office Manager in the administration of day-to-day office operations and providing excellent customer service to all guests and personnel of Armstrong Teasdale.

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

  1. Oversees all conference center and reception duties including greeting guests and accommodating all guest needs; answering and directing phone calls; processing parking validations; tracking inventory of snacks, beverages, cleaning supplies; may include processing incoming and outgoing packages
  2. Serves as the AutomATe administrator for the office, schedules conference rooms, and supports all meeting coordination and videoconferencing set-up
  3. Will be required to maintain a current notary commission and be available to notarize documents as requested
  4. Handles various accounting tasks such as submitting reimbursement requests in AutomATe and follow up; check requests; may assist with credit card reconciliation
  5. Assist with handling scanning of incoming mail; large mailing projects; printing envelopes and labels, certified mailings; and preparation of binders
  6. Provides support to timekeepers and practice group legal assistants with time entry; preparation of expense reports and check requests; and general overflow clerical/legal work
  7. May coordinate or assist with facilities requests, such as liaising with building landlord, scheduling visitors with building security; and submitting work orders to building management
  8. May support the Office Manager with office needs such as turning over workstations, maintaining floor plans and master office lists; providing support for events; assisting with scanning and copying projects; handling basic printer and copier maintenance; and supporting IT with help desk requests and maintaining the server room

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks 
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others. Is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm’s D&I Values; has a deep understanding of one’s own core functions.

Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  n/a

Required Experience: 1 year of office experience

Preferred Experience: 1-2 years of office or customer service experience with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and computers. Notary license preferred or ability to obtain after employment commences

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer; the employee must also have the ability to walk, stand and bend, as well as lift at least 10 pounds

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Paralegal - Litigation

Boston, MA

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join its Boston office. The Litigation Paralegal supports attorneys throughout all legal processes including depositions, trial preparation and trial execution. Area of focus could be Litigation or Intellectual Property Litigation. This position is expected to meet or exceed a billable hour model.

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

  • Assists attorneys in research, drafting, and revision of discovery, motions, judgments and dismissals
  • Attends trials and assists in witness lists
  • Prepares, executes and downloads court filings including electronic filings, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and state filings, and court pleadings
  • Maintains compliance deadlines through docketing administration
  • Draft client correspondence for attorneys
  • Conducts legal research, compiles and organizes materials in order to prepare for depositions, hearings and trials
  • May prepare discovery production, schedule depositions, and check case citations
  • May obtain records and work with experts in all areas of litigation
  • May serve as a point of contact for clients and may interpret data for clients and team

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Makes decisions quickly and potentially with limited information; structures and coordinates personal and team priorities
  • Communication – Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view; keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality required
  • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; and is motivated to anticipate future business needs
  • Continuous Learning – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities; positively accepts changes
  • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
  • Alignment to Values - Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education:  High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: Associate’s degree in paralegal studies

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  Paralegal certificate or degree

Required Experience: 2 years in legal industry or equivalent transferrable skills from industries such as insurance, government, regulatory/compliance administration; skilled in Microsoft Office

Preferred Experience: 3-5 years as a Litigation Paralegal

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Indirect

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.   

Travel Required:  5%

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Legal Assistant - Financial and Real Estate Services

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a Financial and Real Estate Legal Assistant to join its St. Louis office. The Finance and Real Estate Legal Assistant will provide administrative assistant to all finance, real estate, and bankruptcy timekeepers. This individual will work within a team environment to promote uninterrupted workflow in service.

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

  1. Review and proofread all documents and correspondence produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all signature pages, attachments, exhibits or enclosures are accurate and complete before distribution
  2. Work with the team in the preparation of correspondence and documents utilizing knowledge of financial, real estate and transactional procedures
  3. Maintain client files (both paper and electronic), organize and file documents in designated order, and complete electronic scanning
  4. Conduct accounting tasks, including processing expenses, reimbursements, invoices, pre-bills, and entering time into the Firm’s time and billing system, reviewing of billing statements, and editing same for preparation of final billing
  5. Manage and prioritize client dockets, calendars, workload and deadlines
  6. Perform digital transcription tasks
  7. May be responsible for extensive review and edit of prebills/invoices for finalization and submission to the Bankruptcy Court Trustee, along with a finalized Armstrong Teasdale fee application
  8. Perform conflict checks, draft engagement letters in connection with file opening, and complete the file opening process
  9. Draft responses to audit letter requests on behalf of Firm clients and obtain and provide information to accountants
  10. Execute electronic court filings and download court pleadings
  11. Coordinate and make travel arrangements
  12. Effectively track and manage CLE reporting
  13. Effectively communicate with clients and court clerks\

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Is aware of issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others; is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience: 2-4 years office experience including MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience: Legal office experience

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.   

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Payroll Manager

Boston, MA; Denver, CO; Jefferson City, MO; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; St. Louis, MO; Wilmington, DE

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Payroll Manager to join its team. The Payroll Manager is responsible for overseeing and supervising the firm’s payroll functions and ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.

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

  1. Manages members of the payroll team by delegating tasks, monitoring task completion, and managing team performance
  2. Maintains and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  3. Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates
  4. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage and hour laws and best practices
  5. Prepares and uploads payroll journal entries, vendor file updates and state reports
  6. Performs general ledger account reconciliation and applicable changes to payroll
  7. Reconciles quarterly and annual tax reports including W-2s
  8. Prepares and maintains accurate records and provides reports of payroll transactions to firm management

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Makes decisions quickly and potentially with limited information; structures and coordinates personal and team priorities
  • Communication – Communicates in a clear, concise and organized manner; prevents miscommunication by clarifying difficult concepts and ensures understanding by others; knows the appropriate amount of information to share with various parties; ensures regular and consistent information is shared; understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives upward positive and constructive feedback and offers solutions; onboards leadership; identifies overarching areas for improvement and presents solutions; distributes work amongst team; has vision to plan and execute long-term strategic goals
  • Continuous Learning – Identifies training needs and opportunities for self, team and firm; promotes changes and acts as a change agent
  • Teamwork – Inspires the team to drive for results; fuels passion; encourages team feedback; fosters an open-door policy with team and works with others to identify solutions
  • Alignment to Values - Consistently demonstrates the firm’s values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or related field

Preferred Education: N/A

Required Licenses and/or Certifications: N/A

Required Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of related experience in multi-state payroll
  • Proficient with payroll software

Preferred Experience: Prior law firm experience

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Yes

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer   

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO StatementArmstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

Colorado and New York Salary Range: $84,00 - $121,250

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Special Events Manager

Boston, MA; Denver, CO; Jefferson City, MO; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; St. Louis, MO; Wilmington, DE

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a Special Events Manager to join its Growth department. The Special Events Manager supports Armstrong Teasdale’s strategic goals of Firm Profile and Firm Growth through the planning and execution of all in-person and virtual marketing and client relationship events across all U.S offices in the firm. The duties and responsibilities of the firm’s Special Events Manager center on planning, budgeting, and executing client-facing events of varying sizes and purposes.

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

  1. Lead event planning and execution meetings with internal and external event stakeholders regarding event goals to ensure key decisions are made and responsibilities relating to the event are assigned and executed on time and within budget.
  2. Provide “end-to-end” management for all events and projects to include event process, facility/venue selection, making arrangements for firmwide audio/visual, food/beverage, entertainment, and coordination of on-site event support (when necessary), registration/greeting process, including name tags, signage and giveaways. Plan for potential scenarios that could impact the integrity of any given event.
  3. Support research and selection of contracts/agreements with all venues and suppliers. Manage relationships with vendors to secure discounts and maintain excellent service standards.
  4. Develop and manage event budgets. Ensure timely payment of all invoices. Ensure all events remain within or under budget.
  5. Create invitations, handouts and presentation materials in coordination with the firm’s Marketing teams; assist with the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) accreditation process in coordination with the firm’s Talent Development team when applicable.
  6. Coordinate with the firm’s Marketing team to ensure events are adequately highlighted/promoted across firm channels.
  7. Schedule post-event debriefs with event stakeholders to determine if goals were met, document outcomes for future planning and report monthly on planned and executed events.
  8. Provide post-event feedback by following up with attendees and non-attendees. Notify appropriate relationship managers of attendance with specific action items to include follow up drip campaign in coordination with Marketing team. Review and analyze evaluations from the website and social traffic generated from events as well as vendor performance.
  9. Maintain master event calendar and keep detailed records of all events within the firm’s CRM system
  10. Maintains a working knowledge of the complex needs of a wide variety of events and geographic locations.

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others; is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members’ needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values - Is aware of the firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience: 3+ years event planning, business development or marketing experience

Preferred Experience: 5-7 years of experience in law firm event planning, business development or marketing

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer; some physical lifting and bending; employee should be able to lift a minimum of five pounds

Travel Required:  10%

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

New York Salary Range: $66,880 - $95,250

Colorado Salary Range: $66,490 - $91,240

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Accounts Payable Supervisor

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join its St. Louis office. The Accounts Payable (AP) Supervisor is responsible for all activities and operations in the AP department within the Firm. As a leader, the AP Supervisor plays a key part in mentoring and motivating a team of direct reports. Other primary responsibilities include analyzing invoices and expenses for accuracy and eligibility for payment, ensuring timely payments in accordance with Firm policies, maintaining accurate financial records and controls, and ensuring excellent customer service for internal and external stakeholders. 

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

  • Manages the accounts payable team members by delegating tasks, monitoring task completion, and managing team performance
  • Manages a high volume of processed AP invoices, check requests and expense reimbursements for accuracy, proper approvals, proper coding and other supporting documents
  • Researches and resolves invoice discrepancies and issues, ensuring all invoices sent back to supplier and pending for payment are followed up with timely
  • Provides weekly “Checks to be paid” list for Cash Flow Analysis
  • Maintains vendor files, corresponds with vendors and responds to vendor inquiries concerning payment and/or invoice issues
  • Manages the weekly scanning of documents and supports the electronic storage program (Expert-Image)
  • Performs the month end close activities, which includes monthly general ledger reconciliations, various reconciliations (Travel, US Patent & Trademark Office, etc.) and Membership/Association Report analysis
  • Drives change; looks for areas of inefficiency and waste; identifies, reports and tracks issues while offering suggestions for system/process improvement
  • Leads and/or performs ad hoc projects/duties as they arise

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
  • Communication – Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view; keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; understands the appropriate level of confidentiality required
  • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; is motivated to anticipate future business needs
  • Continuous Learning – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities. Positively accepts changes.
  • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
  • Alignment to Values – Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

Required Licenses and/or Certifications: N/A

Required Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of AP experience with at least 1 year in a lead/supervisory capacity

Preferred Experience: 5+ years of AP experience in a lead/supervisory capacity with an understanding of LEAN concepts and/or process improvements/evaluation

Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

Physical Activity: The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer  

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Docket Assistant

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Docket Assistant to join its St. Louis office. The Docket Assistant manages the docket system to track deadlines and mitigate malpractice. This role may support U.S. or foreign docketing processes and may support Litigation or Intellectual Property.

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

  1. Process and docket incoming mail, both electronic and physical
  2. Scan, save and process all incoming email, mail and priority documents and distribute correspondence to the appropriate paralegal
  3. Save documents and attachments to the in-house electronic filing system per the client naming conventions
  4. Upload documents to client specific docketing systems and portals
  5. Run ‘Due Date Status Reports’ and distribute to attorneys to ensure deadlines are met
  6. Process and docket e-mail requests from attorneys, secretaries, and others
  7. Update docketing system when a matter has been closed, circulate docket sheets and pull hard copy file for circulation
  8. May perform conflict checks, draft engagement letters in connection with file opening, and complete the file opening process
  9. May save and process invoices per designated guidelines for approval and payment
  10. May correspond with the USPTO or Secretary of State to ensure certifications required for legalizations and forward documents to foreign associates to complete filing requirements
  11. May notify the client of publication of various countries of Hong Kong registration and update the docketing system accordingly
  12. May run reports of corresponding details for status of all foreign files, assemble chart and forward to foreign associate and update the docketing system accordingly
  13. May download and save pleadings to the firm’s internal document management system / case docket and circulate to the case team
  14. May upload documents to client specific docketing systems and portals
  15. May correspond with foreign associate as needed

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Is aware of issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others; is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: N/A

Required Licenses and/or Certifications: N/A

Required Experience: 0 years office experience

Preferred Experience: 1-2 years legal office experience

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity: The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer   

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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IP Legal Assistant – U.S. National Phase

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Legal Assistant – U.S. National Phase to join its Intellectual Property Services group. The IP Legal Assistant – U.S. National Phase provides administrative assistance to Patent team. This individual works within a team environment to ensure uninterrupted workflow in service and specializes in 371 applications.

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

  • Prepares necessary documents for filing US National Phase (371) applications, including transmittal letter, ADS, IDS, and preliminary amendment templates
  • Corresponds with clients regarding additional documents needed such as declarations and assignments
  • Files US National Phase (371) applications and reports same to client
  • Monitors docket and file for necessary filings including priority documents, declarations, assignments, including maintaining a real time spreadsheet of all 371 filings with a “checklist” of action items, dates of completion, and statuses
  • Reports documents received from USPTO to the client such as notices of recordation, filing receipts, powers of attorney documents
  • Drafts, reviews and proofreads all documents and correspondence produced, checks for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensures that all signature pages, attachments, exhibits or enclosures are accurate and complete before distribution

Competencies:

  • Decision Making - Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
  • Communication - Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view; keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality required
  • Leadership - Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; and is motivated to anticipate future business needs
  • Continuous Learning - – Identifies self-training needs and opportunities; positively accepts changes
  • Teamwork - Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others’ concerns
  • Alignment to Values - Consistently demonstrates the Firm’s values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

Required Education:  High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: N/A

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience: 1-2 years of IP admin related experience

Preferred Experience: 1-2 years of experience in preparing and filing US National Phase (371) applications

Physical Activity: The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.   

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Mid-Level Commercial Litigation Associate

St. Louis, MO

Mid-level complex commercial litigation associate with at least three years or more experience and judicial clerkship experience in either federal or state court to be based out of St. Louis office of Armstrong Teasdale.  Must have J.D. from ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic record, and state bar admission in good standing in Missouri (or admission in another state with reciprocity and eligibility to waive in). This is a partner-track position. To apply, please send resume, transcripts, and writing sample to [email protected]

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

  • Providing case advisement and handling matters such as taking and defending depositions
  • Conducting witness and defendant direct and cross examinations at trials
  • Appearing at mediations and negotiating resolution of cases
  • Engaging in motion practice including drafting motions for summary judgement, motions in limine, appellate briefs and other pleadings, and composing and presenting oral arguments.

Competencies:

  • Decision Making- Is aware of the issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication- Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Teamwork- Works as a member of the team and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members’ needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values- Is aware of the firm’s values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/ strategic goal of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one’s own core functions

Required Education: Juris Doctorate

Required Licenses and/or Certifications: State bar admission in good standing (or admission in another state with reciprocity and eligibility to waive in)

Required experience:  Three years or more years of experience and judicial clerkship experience in either federal or state court

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer for long periods

Travel Required: N/A

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Accounts Payable Clerk

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to join its St. Louis office. The Accounts Payable Clerk supports the Firm’s profitability while managing expenses. This individual plays a vital role in ensuring accuracy of payment for vendor invoices and employee reimbursements. Additionally, the Clerk is one of the first lines of defense in fraud prevention.

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

  • Reviews and tracks invoices, check requests and expense reimbursements for accuracy, proper approvals and other supporting evidence
  • Ensures that there is no fraudulent activity with respect to invoices, check requests and expense reimbursements
  • Partners with internal and 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
  • Communicates to all clients and responds to all of their inquiries
  • Performs ad hoc projects/duties as they arise

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Is aware of issues and asks questions when issues arise; completes day-to-day tasks with team
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others; is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education:  High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: Associate’s degree in accounting, finance or business

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience: 1-2 years of accounts payable experience with knowledge of Outlook and Word

Preferred Experience: Knowledge of Excel

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer  

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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Legal Assistant - Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to join its team. The Litigation Legal Assistant provides administrative assistance to all litigation timekeepers. This individual works within a team environment to ensure uninterrupted workflow in service.

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

  1. Draft, review and proofread all documents and correspondence produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all signature pages, attachments, exhibits or enclosures are accurate and complete before distribution
  2. Execute electronic court filings and download court pleadings
  3. Maintain client files (both paper and electronic), organize and file documents in designated order, and complete electronic scanning
  4. Conduct accounting tasks, including processing expenses, reimbursements, invoices, pre-bills, and entering time into the Firm’s time and billing system, reviewing of billing statements, and editing same for preparation of final billing
  5. Support trial preparation to include maintaining and tracking case chronology
  6. Manage upkeep of multiple calendars and scheduling systems
  7. Perform digital transcription tasks
  8. May assist in preparing discovery production and schedule depositions
  9. Perform conflict checks, draft engagement letters in connection with file opening, and complete the file opening process
  10. Coordinate and make travel arrangements
  11. Effectively track and manage CLE reporting
  12. Effectively communicate information and updates on projects with clients and timekeepers

Competencies:

  • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
  • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
  • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others. Is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; and focuses on day-to-day tasks
  • Continuous Learning – attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
  • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
  • Alignment to Values – Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's D&I values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

Required Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

Required Experience: 2-4 years office experience including MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience: Legal office experience including general knowledge of litigation practices and electronic court filings

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.

Travel Required:  N/A

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    Mechanical Patent Associate

    St. Louis, MO

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an experienced Mechanical Patent Associate in the Intellectual Property Services area for a full-time position in our St. Louis office.

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

    • Requirements include a B.S. in mechanical engineering or a similar technical degree
    • Relevant technical experience
    • Minimum of three years of patent law experience
    • Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is preferred

    Competencies:

    • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
    • Communication – Communicates in a clear, concise, and organized manner and prevents miscommunication by clarifying difficult concepts and ensures understanding by others; knows the appropriate amount of information to share with various parties; ensures regular and consistent information is shared; understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
    • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; is motivated to anticipate future business needs
    • Continuous Learning – Identifies training needs and opportunities for self, team, and firm; promotes changes and acts as a change agent
    • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
    • Alignment to Values – Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the matters; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

    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.

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

    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.

    EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    Associate - Corporate Services

    Kansas City, MO; St. Louis, MO

    Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an exceptional mid to upper-level transactional associate (4+ years experience) to represent Armstrong Teasdale clients in acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, joint ventures and partnerships and other commercial and financial transactions. The ideal candidate will have strong law firm experience and communication skills and will align with the firm’s collaborative and entrepreneurial culture. 

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

    1. Engages in pre-transaction planning, due diligence, deal and information management, preparation and negotiation of purchase and other transaction agreements, closings, post-closing matters, and business integration;
    2. Assists with transactions involving equity and assets, mergers, venture capital, private equity and bank financings, joint ventures, and corporate consolidations, reorganizations and restructurings;
    3. Advises on key corporate governance, strategic and fiduciary duty issues;
    4. Manages communications with the client, client advisors and opposing counsel from the time of initial contact through closing; and
    5. Implements strong project management and team building skills to better ensure the accomplishment of the client’s objectives in a manner that is time and cost efficient.

    Education:  Juris Doctorate

    Licenses and/or Certifications:  N/A

    Education:  N/A

    Years of Experience:  4+ years’ relevant experience in M&A; substantial experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating sophisticated M&A documents

    Preferred Years of Experience: Knowledge of market terms for the above corporate transactions in a broad cross-section of industries

    Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

    Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer   

    Travel Required: N/A

    Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

    EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    Intellectual Property (IP) Specialist

    Boston, MA; Denver, CO; Jefferson City, MO; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; New York, NY; Salt Lake City, UT; St. Louis, MO

    Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Intellectual Property Specialist to join its team. The Intellectual Property Specialist performs administrative duties within the Intellectual Property practice group.

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

    1. Process and docket incoming mail, both physical and electronic
    2. Audit the process for transferred in files, ensuring that new matters are opened in Accounting, Records Management and docketing, manage proper filing of electronic and physical documents, as well as identify the chain of title so that power of attorney may be obtained
    3. Identify, prepare and file Assignments for Recordation, Updated ADSs and Power of Attorneys for transferred in matters
    4. Work with various staff, Records Management, Accounting and General Counsel to manage the transfer out process of matters
    5. Assist with creating, maintaining and updating USPTO customer numbers for arriving and departing attorneys, and assist with submitting USPTO sponsorship requests
    6. Assist with preparing Information Disclosure Requests

    Competencies:

    • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
    • Communication – Effectively communicates through written and verbal forms; shares information when asked and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
    • Leadership – Gives positive feedback to others; is developing skills to mentor others; asks questions; is assigned work; focuses on day-to-day tasks
    • Continuous Learning – Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
    • Teamwork – Works as a member of the team and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
    • Alignment to Values - Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's Diversity and Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

    Required Education: Associate degree

    Preferred Education: Paralegal certificate or Bachelor’s degree

    Required Licenses and/or Certifications: N/A

    Required Experience: 2-4 years legal office experience

    Preferred Experience: 3-5 years legal office experience related to intellectual property

    Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A

    Physical Activity: The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer   

    Travel Required: N/A

    Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

    EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

    New York Salary Range: $79,552 - $111,512

    Colorado Salary Range: $64,000 - $89,712

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    Associate - Patent (Mechanical Engineer)

    Boston, MA; Las Vegas, NV; Philadelphia, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; St. Louis, MO; Wilmington, DE

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an experienced Mechanical Patent Associate in the Intellectual Property Services area for a full-time position in any one of our Armstrong Teasdale office locations.

    The candidate should have at least 2-5 years of experience in the intellectual property field and mechanical engineering-related practice. 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.

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

    • Requirements include a B.S. in mechanical engineering or similar technical degree
    • Relevant technical experience
    • Minimum of two years of patent law experience
    • Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is preferred

    Competencies:

    • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
    • Communication – Communicates in a clear, concise, and organized manner and prevents miscommunication by clarifying difficult concepts and ensures understanding by others; knows the appropriate amount of information to share with various parties; ensures regular and consistent information is shared; understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
    • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; is motivated to anticipate future business needs
    • Continuous Learning – Identifies training needs and opportunities for self, team, and firm; promotes changes and acts as a change agent
    • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
    • Alignment to Values – Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the matters; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

    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.

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

    EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    Franchise and Transactional Associate

    St. Louis, MO; Kansas City, MO

    Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Transactional Attorney with 2-6 years of experience in commercial transactions, real estate and franchise law to join its practice in St. Louis or Kansas City.

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

    • The candidate will draft transactional documents, including but not limited to purchase and sale documents, franchise disclosure documents, franchise regulatory filings, commercial real estate and lending documents, leases, and other transactional agreements.
    • Will gain sophisticated hands-on experience in a thriving franchising, business, real estate, and finance practice with significant client contact and potential for career advancement.
    • Academically distinguished applicants with excellent writing and analytical skills are sought to assume responsibility in this active and diverse business transactional practice.

    Competencies:

    • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
    • Communication – Communicates in a clear, concise, and organized manner and prevents miscommunication by clarifying complex concepts and ensures understanding by others; knows the appropriate amount of information to share with various parties; ensures regular and consistent communication is shared; understands the right level of confidentiality
    • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; is motivated to anticipate future business needs
    • Continuous Learning – Identifies training needs and opportunities for self, team, and Firm; promotes changes and acts as a change agent
    • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
    • Alignment to Values – Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

    EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are the Firm's core values, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    Transactional Partner

    Miami, FL

    Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Transactional Partner with 8+ years of commercial transactions, acquisitions, emerging companies and/or franchise experience to join its practice in Miami.

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

    • Serves as middle market and emerging growth companies in a wide range of industries, private equity funds, and private investors
    • Drafts and negotiates transactional documents including but not limited to franchise transactional documents and closing documents, acquisition agreements, commercial real estate documents, leases and other transactional agreements
    • Encompasses strong law firm experience and communication skills
    • Brings portable business (a plus but not required)

    Competencies:

    • Decision Making – Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
    • Communication – Communicates in a clear, concise and organized manner and prevents miscommunication by clarifying difficult concepts and ensures understanding by others; knows the appropriate amount of information to share with various parties; ensures regular and consistent information is shared; understands the appropriate level of confidentiality
    • Leadership – Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; is motivated to anticipate future business needs
    • Continuous Learning – Identifies training needs and opportunities for self, team and firm; promotes changes and acts as a change agent
    • Teamwork – Actively participates in the team and can provide feedback and solutions; listens and responds constructively to others' concerns
    • Alignment to Values – Consistently demonstrates the Firm's values and offers constructive feedback to team members regarding the values; strives to learn more and participate in diversity and inclusion efforts; demonstrates respect by understanding and providing support

    EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    Patent Agent

    Boston, MA; Denver, CO; Jefferson City, MO; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; St. Louis, MO; Wilmington, DE

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking Patent Agents to join its Intellectual Property Services group. This opportunity is ideal for candidates who have backgrounds in electrical engineering or biotechnology and prior experience working in the area of patent law. Patent Agents assist patent attorneys with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications.

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

    • Work hand-in-hand with inventors on newly created products
    • Assist in the identification of patentable inventions
    • Research current patented technologies to best assist clients in patentable work
    • Draft patent applications with the assistance of the patent team
    • Track the patent application process from initial application to granted patent to ensure the team remains on track
    • Complete ability searches regularly
    • Solve client challenges and respond to client needs
    • Respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • Consistently meet billable hour requirements

    Competencies:

    • Decision Making - Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
    • Communication - Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view; keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality required
    • Leadership - Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; and is motivated to anticipate future business needs
    • Continuous Learning - Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
    • Teamwork - Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
    • Alignment to Values - Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's Diversity & Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

    Required Education:  Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering

    Preferred Education: Master’s Degree or PhD

    Required Licenses and/or Certifications:  USPTO Registration required

    Required Experience: 1 year of professional experience 

    Preferred Experience: 2+ years of experience

    Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.   

    Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

    EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    New York Salary Range: $81,416-$155,375

    Colorado Salary Range - $65,500 - $125,000

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    Patent Engineer

    Boston, MA; Denver, CO; Jefferson City, MO; Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; St. Louis, MO; Wilmington, DE

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent engineers to join its Intellectual Property Services group. This opportunity is ideal for candidates who have computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering backgrounds and who are interested in exploring a career in the area of patent law.

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

    • Work hand-in-hand with inventors on newly created products
    • Assist in the identification of patentable inventions
    • Research current patented technologies to best assist clients in patentable work
    • Draft patent applications with the assistance of the patent team
    • Track the patent application process from initial application to granted patent to ensure the team remains on track
    • Complete ability searches regularly
    • Solve client challenges and respond to client needs
    • Respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • Consistently meet billable hour requirements

    Competencies:

    • Decision Making - Identifies issues and provides suggestions to day-to-day problems; prioritizes and effectively completes daily tasks
    • Communication - Shares information by using data and information to support an argument or point of view; keeps team informed about progress and problems; avoids surprises; and understands the appropriate level of confidentiality required
    • Leadership - Gives positive and constructive feedback to peers; trains new employees; finds solutions to a problem; works autonomously; and is motivated to anticipate future business needs
    • Continuous Learning - Attends required training; accepts planned change willingly
    • Teamwork - Works as a member of the team, and understands the goals of the team; understands that team members' needs, ideas and solutions vary
    • Alignment to Values - Is aware of the Firm's values and consistently demonstrates them; is aware of the meaning/strategic goal of the Firm's Diversity & Inclusion values; has a deep understanding of one's own core functions

    Required Education:  Bachelor's degree in an engineering field

    Preferred Experience: 1-2 years of experience

    Physical Activity:  The employee will be required to sit for prolonged periods and work on a computer.   

    Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. 

    EEO Statement:  Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

    New York Salary Range: $69,235-$111,870

    Colorado Salary Range: $55,700 - $90,000

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    Associate - Corporate Services/Health Care

    St. Louis, MO

    Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a highly qualified healthcare transactional and regulatory attorney for its Health Care and Corporate Services practice areas.

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

    The ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience in healthcare law including most, if not, all of the following areas:

    • Experience ranging from operational matters, contractual and equity joint ventures, physician and other contracting, tax exempt financing, to mergers and acquisitions
    • Experience with physician employment agreements, medical staff issues, credentialing and disciplinary matters
    • Health care fraud and abuse laws; hospital/physician issues, including compensation, employment and practice acquisitions
    • Health care entity mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations; strategic partnerships and network formation and operations; managed care contracting Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement matters
    • Health care industry experience

    Skills:

    The ideal candidate will be a high performer who can demonstrate the following:

    • Superior communication skills
    • Excellent academic credentials
    • Possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients
    • Diligent and detail-oriented
    • Demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively
    • Strong inclination for developing business and growing a healthcare practice
    • Large law firm experience preferred
    • Portable book of business a plus

    EEO Statement: Armstrong Teasdale is an equal opportunity employer and will make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or other protected status, in accordance with federal, state and local laws. At Armstrong Teasdale, we define diversity and inclusion broadly and focus on helping professionals of all races, religions, national origins, gender identities, ethnicities, sexual orientations and physical abilities feel a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion are core values of the firm, and we recognize the richness they bring to our workplace.

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    Associate – Patent (Electrical/Physics)

    St. Louis, MO

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

    The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in electrical or physics 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.

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    Associate – Patent (Ph.D. or Master's in Chemistry)

    Philadelphia, PA

    Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Intellectual Property associate with at least 2-3 years of experience to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology practice area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, startup 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.

    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.

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    Associate – Patent (Ph.D. or Master's in Chemistry)

    St. Louis, MO

    Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Intellectual Property associate with at least 2-3 years of experience to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology practice area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, startup 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. 

    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.

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    Associate – Patent (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 3 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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    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 Philadelphia 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.

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    Associate – Patent (Software / Electrical / Mechanical)

    Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; St. Louis, MO

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

    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.

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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

    Kansas City, MO; Las Vegas, NV; Philadelphia, PA; St. Louis, MO

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

    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.

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