Intellectual Property Patent Associate/Student; Broad Engineering and Hard Sciences Practice
Holland & Hart LLP
Location: Reno, Nevada
Type: Full Time
Holland & Hart is seeking a patent attorney, or law student planning to become a patent attorney with zero to three years of experience to join our IP patent practice. Together, we service a range of companies from start-ups to some of the world’s largest in their respective fields, strategically positioning and protecting their innovations.
Our commitment to our clients will always be the hallmark of what we do, and we are building a close-knit group that emphasizes the importance of collaborative teamwork, innovation, diversity and inclusion, and maintaining a work/life balance at its core. We are seeking a patent attorney, or law student planning to become a patent attorney, who brings complementary legal/subject matter expertise and is a natural fit to our team.
• Bachelor’s degree at least in electrical, mechanical, chemical, industrial, or nuclear engineering, or engineering physics
• Law degree, or at least a 2L, from an accredited law school and strong academic record and other activities are required
• Position is preferably based out of our Reno/Tahoe office (part-time remote law student is acceptable)
• Broad technology education and strong interest in technology generally, including mechanical, electrical, electronics, physics, computer science, chemical, and mathematics technologies
Compensation and Expectations
Holland & Hart’s compensation is merit-based—you’ll be evaluated on your individual performance and achievements. Our generous bonus program rewards financial contributions and hard work and associates are also eligible for fee splits.
Holland & Hart expects associates to invest 1800 hours on billable matters, 75 hours of pro bono/public service work (or 50 hours of pro bono legal work), including at least 25 hours dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Contributions to the life of the firm is vital to the collective success of the firm, and we encourage our lawyers to engage in ways each person finds meaningful through various committees and firm activities.
Holland & Hart promotes work/life balance with a robust wellness program, unlimited PTO, a reduced time program, and a sabbatical program for eligible employees and partners. Full-time employees become eligible for benefits on the date of hire, with a benefits offering that includes medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, EAP, STD, and LTD. Additionally the firm provides enhanced parental leave for both primary and non-primary caregivers as well as an automatic Off Ramp/On Ramp program before and after parental leave. The firm offers inclusive fertility and family benefits. Also available are voluntary income protection benefits such as supplemental life, accident, critical illness, and long-term care insurances, as well as a 401(k)-retirement plan with a company match. In addition, the firm has programs that may provide for educational assistance, a subscription service for continuing legal education programs, free or discounted legal services, and opportunities through the Holland & Hart Foundation, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating volunteer opportunities for lawyers, staff, families, and friends of Holland & Hart LLP. Part-time employees may have access to some of these benefits, which may be on a pro-rated basis.
Please apply directly online and be prepared to submit a resume, cover letter and law school transcripts. You may address your cover letter and/or direct application questions to Lydia Miller, Recruiting Coordinator (LFMiller@hollandhart.com). No phone calls or unsolicited resumes from search firms, please. Search firm inquiries may be directed to Lisa Liss LVLiss@hollandhart.com.
About Holland & Hart
Holland & Hart is a full-service law firm that today has approximately 470 lawyers across eight states and in Washington, D.C. delivering integrated legal solutions to regional, national, and international clients of all sizes in a diverse range of industries. As part of its longstanding focus on diversity and inclusion, the firm has adopted a diversity plan and participates in diversity initiatives. For more information, please visit: https://www.hollandhart.com/diversity. Holland & Hart is an equal opportunity employer.