The candidate must have advanced transactional experience that includes managing/leading M&A transactions, drafting and negotiating corporate and transactional documents (including M&A agreements and/or related ancillary documents), LLC/shareholder agreements, and commercial agreements. Should have experience leading M&A projects from start to finish, working directly with clients, and an ability to manage a legal team. Experience in advising clients on a... read more
Seeking Transactional Partners with 5+ years of experience and an existing portable practice to serve as a partner in its growing downtown office. The candidate will counsel clients on a variety of transactional matters, provide advice on current legislative matters and draft documents as appropriate. Must have experience in the areas of corporate law, commercial real estate and estates and trusts. Excellent client management and writing skills – as well as a collaborativ... read more
The candidate must be a registered patent attorney with 10+ years of experience in reputable Chicago law firm and have a strong track record in development and management of clients and associates. Will consider a lateral group of patent attorneys and staff.
The candidate will meet the increasing demands of clients. Work will be for regional, national, and global clients providing practical, innovative, and cost-effective solutions in the eDiscovery, information governance, and data privacy service markets. Must have 7+ years of experience in eDiscovery and information governance within a law firm, consulting advisory firm, or corporate management function. Must have Admission to the Bar in at least one of the followin...
The candidate will support resources, processes and procedures to help make the transition as seamless as possible. Committed to recognizing top-tier lawyers (and lawyering) from throughout the Firm, whether they began their careers at McDermott or joined us after establishing their legal practices. In fact, many of our practice group leaders and members of the Management Committee came from other firms seeking a platform of teamwork and collaboration.
Data Privacy Partner
The candidate should have experience in breach response and data privacy counseling. Should have strong academic credentials and written and verbal communication skills. Should possess sophisticated technical skills, and who are ambitious and team-oriented.
Patent Prosecution Partner
The candidate must have 10+ years of patent prosecution experience and an advanced degree in Biology, Chemistry, or equivalent scientific field. Proven record of client development, as supported by a portable book of business is essential. USPTO Patent Bar registration and at least one State Bar license is required. Knowledge or expertise in preparing patent applications and prosecution, preparing infringement and validity opinions, and client co...
Lateral Trademark Partner
The candidate should have a proven record of client development with 5+ years of experience specifically in U.S./foreign trademark prosecution (search, filings and responses to office actions), domain name disputes, TTAB proceedings, trademark litigation, trademark licensing, and cease and desist letters. Must have a portable book of business and growing IP practice. IP litigation experience in patent and trademark would be valued. At least one st...
EE / ME Patent Prosecution Partner
The candidate must have 10+ years of solid patent prosecution experience and a degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent fields. Proven record of client development, as supported by a portable book of business is required. USPTO Patent Bar registration and at least one State Bar license is essential. Experience in preparing patent applications and prosecution, preparing infringement and validity opinions, and...