Varnum LLP is seeking an associate to join our Intellectual Property practice team. The successful candidate will practice out of Ann Arbor, Birmingham, Detroit or Grand Rapids. We are very excited to offer the opportunity to join a busy and growing practice team, working alongside a talented group of attorneys in serving a diverse array of clients across a variety of industries.
The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of legal practice experience in a law firm setting. Strong experience is required in trademark protection and enforcement, as well as M&A IP due diligence work, patents and copyrights. Background in/familiarity with IP licensing and franchising is relevant, but is not required for consideration.
Successful candidates will possess excellent academic credentials; the ability to simultaneously juggle multiple projects and deadlines while maintaining a high level of responsiveness; exceptional attention to detail; and outstanding client service skills. Admission to the Michigan bar is preferred, but not required, as candidates admitted to practice in other jurisdictions will also be considered.
For immediate consideration, candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and list of representative engagements/transactions using our secure applicant portal.