Opportunities

Position

Description Office

Patent Lawyer

The firm is seeking a counsel lawyer with a PhD in a Biotech discipline to join the Austin or Houston office.  The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience as a patent lawyer.  Duties include, but are not limited to, drafting patent applications and other documents during all stages of the patent prosecution process with the US Patent and Trademark Office and with foreign patent offices, including preparing appeal briefs and/or preparing petitions or responses to post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trials and Appeals Board; taking invention disclosures and coordinating and corresponding with inventors, lawyers, and clients; conducting and analyzing the results of prior art searches; assisting with patent due diligence, and maintaining knowledge of the latest patent laws in order to assist lawyers with drafting legal documents. Preference is for a PhD in Austin; though the Team functions across geographic boundaries and suitable candidates should not be discouraged from applying for a position in any of the Austin, Dallas, Houston, or San Antonio offices.

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Austin/Houston

Corporate Finance Lawyer

The Houston office is seeking a lawyer with 2-6 years of experience to join the corporate finance practice.  The ideal candidate will have prior work experience working on commercial lending transactions, loan facility work, and negotiation and documentation of other senior and junior, secured and unsecured finance transactions, and ideally some securitization experience. The candidate should have strong academic credentials, be self-motivated and have developed excellent analytical, problem solving and leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a team member.  The candidate should also be admitted to and in good standing with the Texas Bar.

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Houston

Transportation Finance Lawyer

The New York office is seeking an associate with 3+ years of transactional experience to join the asset finance practice. Candidates should have a background in finance, commercial, and leasing deals. Candidates should have strong academic credentials and prior work experience, (preferably within an international law firm or in-house counsel to an airline or aircraft leasing company).

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New York

Public Finance Lawyer

The New York office is seeking a Public Finance attorney with 3+ years of experience (for a position as Counsel).  Excellent communication and writing skills, along with a meticulous attention to detail, is required.  In-house experience is a plus.  Candidates should be admitted to and in good standing with the New York Bar.

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New York

Bankruptcy Lawyer

The New York office is seeking an associate for the Bankruptcy, Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice Team with 2-6 years of experience. Successful candidates will have experience representing debtors,secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers and other parties in interest in chapter 11 cases.   Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required.  The candidate must be admitted to and a member in good standing of the New York Bar.

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New York

Corporate Finance Lawyer

The New York or San Francisco office is seeking a lawyer with 3-6 years of experience to join the corporate finance practice.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience working on commercial lending transactions, loan facility work, and negotiation and documentation of other senior and junior, secured and unsecured finance transactions, and ideally some securitization experience. The candidate should have strong academic credentials, be self-motivated, and have developed excellent analytical, problem solving and leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively as a team member.  The candidate should also be admitted to and in good standing with the California and/or New York Bar. 

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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

New York or San Francisco

Energy and Infrastructure Lawyer

Norton Rose Fulbright, a global law firm, is seeking a lawyer with two to six years' experience to join its dynamic and growing construction group based in St. Louis, Missouri.  Our construction group offers clients end-to-end project service, including front-end project structuring and negotiation, as well as construction dispute resolution. The ideal candidate will have substantive litigation experience, with some construction experience a desired quality (though not prerequisite for application).  The candidate should have excellent academic credentials in addition to strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills, and be admitted to and in good standing with the Missouri Bar or eligible to waive into the Missouri Bar.  The firm offers top compensation, professional development opportunities, and benefits.

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St. Louis

Regulations, Investigations, Securities, and Compliance Lawyer

The Washington D.C. office of Norton Rose Fulbright is seeking an experienced lawyer to join us as Counsel for the Regulations, Investigations, Securities and Compliance practice team with experience primarily in U.S. export controls (BIS), sanctions (OFAC), and other international trade related regulations (e.g. customs).  The candidate's experience in these areas should include counseling, training, licensing, opinion work, filings, compliance audits, internal investigations, responding to government enforcement actions and developing and implementing relevant compliance policies and procedures.  Ideally, the client will also have experience in other types of investigations related work and/or national security matters (CFIUS).  The candidate should have strong academic credentials from a top-tier law school (U.S. JD required); excellent communication and writing skills and a demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment. The candidate should also be an active member of the DC Bar or be willing to apply for membership within 90 days of employment at the firm.

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Washington, DC

Staff Counsel

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP is hiring lawyers to support its in-house Staff Counsel workforce.  Under the direction of Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers, Staff Counsel assist litigation teams with complex legal work for the world's leading companies.

Staff Counsel at Norton Rose Fulbright receive sophisticated work and firm-supported training and supervision. Staff Counsel at Norton Rose Fulrbight are not on a traditional partnership-track, however, they enjoy practicing law for sophisticated clients without some of the pressures or responsibilities that are associated with a traditional partnership-track positions.

Staff Counsel will be located in either Norton Rose Fulbright's San Antonio or Houston offices. Compensation for Staff Counsel will be based upon market factors, begins at $85,000 and is depending on experience.

Responsibilities for Staff Counsel Positions at Norton Rose Fulbright include, but not limited to:

  • Handling all aspects of written discovery;
  • Preparing motions and other pleadings;
  • Attending hearings;
  • Taking depositions and preparing deposition summaries;
  • Client reporting, including the preparation of status reports; and
  • Some document review and legal research

Qualifications and Experience

  • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited institution;
  • Must be licensed to practice law and in good standing in Texas;
  • 2 plus years litigation experience;
  • Excellent research, analytical, problem identification, and resolution skills;
  • Superior attention to detail;
  • Proven and demonstrable dedication to work product quality;
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently with appropriate supervision;
  • Willingness to occasionally provide after hours, overtime, and weekend support, if needed.

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Houston

San Antonio