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Bankruptcy Litigation Associate

Duane Morris LLP seeks a mid-level associate to join its Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in general bankruptcy litigation, including discovery and depositions,and excellent research and writing skills. Experience in complex Chapter 11 plan and asset sale litigation is a plus. Stellar academics and California bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Cannabis - Mid-Level Corporate Associate (flexible location CA, FL, IL, NV, NY or NJ)

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a mid-level transactional associate to join its cannabis practice.  Join a rapidly growing transactional practice working on sophisticated M&A, private equity, debt finance, private company corporate governance, other commercial transactions and regulatory matters, including preparation of cannabis licensing application packages. The successful candidate will have experience representing industry operators (cultivators, processors, dispensaries, independent testing labs, transportation companies and/or other ancillary businesses).  The ideal candidate will have at least four to six years of transactional experience and strong academic credentials.  We are looking for attorneys who are business-minded, confident, solutions-oriented and work well as part of a team.  Large law firm experience preferred with at least 2+ years of cannabis experience in any of the following jurisdictions: CA, FL, IL, NV, NY or NJ.  Bar admission required in jurisdiction of practice.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Commercial Finance Associate (Flexible location)

Duane Morris LLP seeks two commercial finance associates to join its strong and growing 190+ lawyer Corporate Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of solid and meaningful experience in the areas of acquisition financing, agented syndicated secured financings and Article 9 of the  UCC.   Background/experience in intercreditor and subordination agreements; real estate finance, a plus.  Candidate should have strong drafting and negotiating skills, a desire for client contact and doing deals, opportunity to work directly with the Practice Group Chair and have an outgoing and personable personality.  A strong academic background is required as well as meaningful law firm experience on sophisticated transactional matters.  Large law firm or commercial finance boutique experience preferred.  Competitive compensation and benefits.  Bar admission required in jurisdiction of practice. EOE/AA M/F/D/V. EOE/AA M/F/D/V.

 


Commercial Finance Associate (Flexible location)

Duane Morris LLP seeks two commercial finance associates to join its strong and growing 190+ lawyer Corporate Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of solid and meaningful experience in the areas of acquisition financing, agented syndicated secured financings and Article 9 of the  UCC.   Background/experience in intercreditor and subordination agreements; real estate finance, a plus.  Candidate should have strong drafting and negotiating skills, a desire for client contact and doing deals, opportunity to work directly with the Practice Group Chair and have an outgoing and personable personality.  A strong academic background is required as well as meaningful law firm experience on sophisticated transactional matters.  Large law firm or commercial finance boutique experience preferred.  Competitive compensation and benefits.  Bar admission required in jurisdiction of practice. EOE/AA M/F/D/V. EOE/AA M/F/D/V.

 


Commercial Litigation Associate

Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its Dallas office for litigation associate to join its growing Trial Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of experience in commercial litigation and healthcare related matters.   Candidate must have strong writing skills, ability to work independently and possess a strong, positive presence and advocacy ability.   Stellar academics and research skills along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative are preferred.   Federal judicial clerkship experience a plus.  TX bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.



Commercial Litigation Associate

Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its San Francisco office for a commercial litigation associate to join its team.  The ideal candidate will have between 4-5 years of sophisticated litigation experience including emphasis in commercial, business and employment litigation matters.  Candidate must have strong writing skills, ability to work independently and possess a strong, positive presence and advocacy ability. Stellar academics and research skills along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative are preferred. California bar admission required.  We will consider qualified applicants pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.



Corporate Associate

Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its Philadelphia office for a corporate associate. The ideal candidate will have at least 3-6 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, securities and/or private equity/venture capital. Strong academics and excellent writing skills required. Pennsylvania bar admission required or ability to become PA barred. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Corporate Associate

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a mid-level corporate associate in its New York office.  Join an exciting and growing M&A practice in cutting edge industries, including cannabis.  The successful candidate will be given significant opportunities to provide meaningful counsel on transactions and serve in an advisory role directly with clients.   The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience and background in M&A (and ideally some securities exposure preferred).  We seek a lawyer with strong academic credentials and good communication skills.  New York bar admission is required.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Corporate Associate, Junior to Mid-Level

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a junior to mid-level transactional associate to be based in its San Diego office.  Join a rapidly growing transactional practice working on sophisticated M&A, private equity and finance transactions with leading investment funds and their portfolio companies.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with clients the software, telecommunications, health care and biotech, financial services and cannabis industries.  The successful candidate will also receive extensive training and mentorship, and the opportunity to develop his or her own practice.  The ideal candidate will have at least two years of transactional experience and strong academic credentials.  We are looking for attorneys who are business-minded, confident, solutions-oriented and work well as part of a team.  Large law firm experience preferred.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Corporate Associate, Mid/Senior Level

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a mid- to senior level transactional associate to be based in its Baltimore, MD office.  Join a rapidly growing transactional practice working on sophisticated M&A, private equity and finance transactions with leading investment funds and their portfolio companies.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with clients the software, telecommunications, health care and biotech, financial services and cannabis industries.  The successful candidate will also receive extensive training and mentorship, and the opportunity to develop his or her own practice.  The ideal candidate will have at least five to seven years of transactional experience and strong academic credentials.  We are looking for attorneys who are business-minded, confident, solutions-oriented and work well as part of a team.  Large law firm experience preferred.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Corporate Associate, Mid/Senior Level

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a mid- to senior level transactional associate to be based in its Washington, DC office.  Join a rapidly growing transactional practice working on sophisticated M&A, private equity and finance transactions with leading investment funds and their portfolio companies.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with clients the software, telecommunications, health care and biotech, financial services and cannabis industries.  The successful candidate will also receive extensive training and mentorship, and the opportunity to develop his or her own practice.  The ideal candidate will have at least five to seven years of transactional experience and strong academic credentials.  We are looking for attorneys who are business-minded, confident, solutions-oriented and work well as part of a team.  Large law firm experience preferred.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Gaming Law Associate

Duane Morris LLP seeks a junior to mid-level associate with gaming law or similar regulatory experience to join its Cherry Hill, New Jersey or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offices. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in sophisticated regulatory filings and associated regulatory transactional experience in the areas of technology and gaming law. Candidate should have a strong positive presence and advocacy ability and exude and inspire confidence. Stellar academics and superior writing and research skills along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative are preferred. NJ or PA bar admission required for jurisdiction of practice. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Gaming Law Associate

Duane Morris LLP seeks a junior to mid-level associate with gaming law or similar regulatory experience to join its Cherry Hill, New Jersey or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania offices. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in sophisticated regulatory filings and associated regulatory transactional experience in the areas of technology and gaming law. Candidate should have a strong positive presence and advocacy ability and exude and inspire confidence. Stellar academics and superior writing and research skills along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative are preferred. NJ or PA bar admission required for jurisdiction of practice. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Health Law Practice Group - Mid-Senior Level Associate (flexible location)

Duane Morris LLP, seeks a mid-to senior level associate to join its Health Law Practice Group.  The candidate will have significant in-depth experience with pathology groups including billing and reimbursement issues relating to both clinical and anatomical pathology, as well as regulatory issues affecting pathologists and the business arrangements they may enter into.  Ideal candidate will have 5-8 years of experience with flexibility in the following locations:  Boston, Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, and Philadelphia.  Bar admission is required in jurisdiction of practice.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

Immigration Associate

Duane Morris LLP seeks an immigration associate to join its growing New York office.  The ideal candidate will have at least 2-4 years of substantial business immigration experience with a wide range of NIV (E, H, L & O) and IV (PERM & EB-1) matters.  The ideal candidate will have excellent case management and writing skills, a positive presence, advocacy ability and direct contact with corporate clients.  Strong academics, research and organizational skills required along with an entrepreneurial drive, initiative and ability to work independently in a fast paced, high volume immigration practice. NY Bar required.   EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. 


International Trade Associate (Junior/Mid-Level)

Duane Morris LLP seeks a junior to mid-level international trade associate to join its Government Contracts and International Trade Group. 

The ideal candidate will have 2-4 four years of international trade experience, with an emphasis on compliance with U.S. export controls (EAR and ITAR), trade and economic sanctions (OFAC), and anti-boycott controls. Candidates who also have experience in import and customs issues (e.g., classification, valuation, marking, preference claims, trade remedies) will be considered. Specific experience advising U.S. and non-U.S. companies on licensing, enforcement actions and governmental audits, internal investigations and compliance audits, disclosures, classification, encryption, compliance due diligence in mergers and acquisitions and other cross-border transactions, and on the design, implementation, and administration of compliance programs is preferred.

Candidates must have strong writing and research skills.  Candidates must be capable of interacting with clients on time-sensitive, complex and high value procurement activities.  As a prerequisite to interviews, candidates must provide a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples that represents their best work.  Candidates will not be considered without providing such documents.  Flexible as to location but preference for this position will be for the Chicago, DC or Philadelphia office.   Bar admission required in jurisdiction of practice or by waiver eligibility.


Interns


Junior Litigation Associate

Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its Boston office for a Litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-4 years of sophisticated litigation experience; background/knowledge in IP and trade secret litigation a plus. Candidate must have strong writing skills and the ability to work independently and possess a strong, positive presence and advocacy ability. Stellar academics and research skills along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative are preferred. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Labor and Employment Associate (Mid-Level)

Duane Morris LLP is looking to add an associate with between 3-6 years of hands-on experience for its growing Employment Practice Group in its New Jersey or Philadelphia offices.  The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of employment litigation, including pleadings, written discovery, preparing for and handling depositions, conducting witness interviews, motions, preparing EEOC position statements and responses to state agency charges, and experience in transactional employment work, including preparing arbitration, severance and other types of employment agreements and supporting the employment aspects of corporate transactions. Background in counseling employers on federal and state employment law compliance, drafting workplace policies and assisting clients with employment training programs is also desired.  Ability and experience to work in traditional labor matters is a plus.  Superior academic and writing credentials.   Flexibility as to location in New Jersey or Philadelphia along with joint NJ/PA bar admission (or the ability to obtain/waive-in).   EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Labor and Employment Associate (Mid-Level)

Duane Morris LLP is looking to add an associate with between 3-6 years of hands-on experience for its growing Employment Practice Group in its New Jersey or Philadelphia offices.  The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of employment litigation, including pleadings, written discovery, preparing for and handling depositions, conducting witness interviews, motions, preparing EEOC position statements and responses to state agency charges, and experience in transactional employment work, including preparing arbitration, severance and other types of employment agreements and supporting the employment aspects of corporate transactions. Background in counseling employers on federal and state employment law compliance, drafting workplace policies and assisting clients with employment training programs is also desired.  Ability and experience to work in traditional labor matters is a plus.  Superior academic and writing credentials.   Flexibility as to location in New Jersey or Philadelphia along with joint NJ/PA bar admission (or the ability to obtain/waive-in).   EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Labor and Employment Associate (Mid-Level)

Duane Morris LLP is looking to add an associate with between 3-6 years of hands-on experience for its growing Employment Practice Group in its New Jersey or Philadelphia offices.  The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of employment litigation, including pleadings, written discovery, preparing for and handling depositions, conducting witness interviews, motions, preparing EEOC position statements and responses to state agency charges, and experience in transactional employment work, including preparing arbitration, severance and other types of employment agreements and supporting the employment aspects of corporate transactions. Background in counseling employers on federal and state employment law compliance, drafting workplace policies and assisting clients with employment training programs is also desired.  Ability and experience to work in traditional labor matters is a plus.  Superior academic and writing credentials.   Flexibility as to location in New Jersey or Philadelphia along with joint NJ/PA bar admission (or the ability to obtain/waive-in).   EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Labor and Employment Associate Junior-Mid-Level

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a labor and employment associate to join its growing employment practice group in New York. The ideal candidate should have 2-5 years' experience in both employment related litigation and transactional employment work.  Such experience includes handling discrimination cases, wage and hour class actions and contract disputes in federal and state court and/or before administrative agencies such as the Department of Labor and humans rights agencies.  Transactional work includes: advice and counseling; wage and hour audits; federal and state employment law research and analysis of complex issues; preparation of employment-related documents, such as employment and severance agreements, workplace policies and procedures, leaves of absence forms and letters, and employee communications. Traditional labor law and experience conducting employment training is also desired.  Candidate must be able to juggle multiple assignments, be strategic and detail oriented, have a high sense of urgency and have the ability to prioritize. Superior academic and writing credentials along with New York Bar admission required.  NJ/PA/CT bar admissions a plus.   EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

 


Litigation Associate

Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its San Diego office for a junior litigation associate to join its Trial Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-4 years of sophisticated litigation experience in commercial litigation matters. Candidate must have strong research and writing skills, entrepreneurial drive and initiative, and possess a strong, positive presence and advocacy ability. California bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

 


Mid-Senior Level Corporate Securities Associate (Phila/DC/NY/Boston or Wilmington)

Duane Morris LLP has an immediate opening for an outgoing mid-senior level securities associate to join its growing 190+ lawyer Corporate practice group.  The ideal candidate will have at least 5-7 years of experience in securities (including public offerings and Exchange Act filings).  The candidate will have the opportunity to work on some of the firm’s largest securities matters. Stellar academics and excellent writing skills required along with entrepreneurial drive and initiative.  Flexibility as to location of practice (but ideally to be “resident” in our Philadelphia, New York, Wilmington, Washington, D.C. or Boston offices); bar admission required in jurisdiction of practice.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


Newly Qualified/Experienced Lawyers


Private Client Services Associate

 

Duane Morris seeks a junior to mid-level associate for its expanding Private Client Services Practice Group in its Miami office.  Candidate will have experience in the areas U.S. estate planning and administration with a background/focus on tax and wealth transfer planning for high net worth individuals within and outside the United States, as well as the representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of trusts and estates, is preferred.  Knowledge of Florida probate, guardianship and trust administration as well as background and knowledge of charitable trusts, private foundation matters, estate, trust and closely held business matters is desired.  FL bar admission required along with superior academics and experience. Some international tax planning and fluency in Spanish or Portuguese a plus. An LL.M. in Taxation or Estate Planning is preferred.


Private Client Services Associate

Duane Morris seeks a junior to mid-level associate for its expanding Private Client Services Practice Group in its Boca office.  Candidate will have experience in the areas U.S. estate planning and administration with a background/focus on tax and wealth transfer planning for high net worth individuals within and outside the United States, as well as the representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in the administration of trusts and estates, is preferred.  Knowledge of Florida probate, guardianship and trust administration as well as background and knowledge of charitable trusts, private foundation matters, estate, trust and closely held business matters is desired.  FL bar admission required along with superior academics and experience. Some international tax planning and fluency in Spanish or Portuguese a plus. An LL.M. in Taxation or Estate Planning is preferred.


Private Equity/Investment Management Associate (flexible location)

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a mid-level private equity/investment management associate to join its corporate practice.  Candidate should have strong experience with the formation and representation of private investment funds and their advisers, including both domestic and international private equity, real estate, VC and hedge funds. Candidates should be familiar with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and related regulations.

The successful candidate will also receive extensive training and mentorship, and the opportunity to develop his or her own practice. We are looking for attorneys who are business-minded, confident, solutions-oriented and work well as part of a team.  We are flexible in office location with bar admission required in jurisdiction of practice.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Real Estate Associate, Mid-level

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a real estate associate with 5-6 years of experience working with a firm’s Real Estate/Finance group(s) in its San Francisco office, who has demonstrated experience and expertise within the field, including acquisitions, dispositions and leasing primarily in the commercial sector; title review and due diligence; secured transactions for lenders and borrowers including forbearances, consents, equity transfers, assumptions and similar transactions.  Candidate must have excellent writing and analytical skills.  Collegiality, team- work, and strong work ethic are critical components to this practice group.  Top tier law school and CA Bar admission required. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Real Estate Associate, Mid-level

Duane Morris seeks a mid-level associate for the Real Estate Practice Group in its growing Dallas office.  The candidate should have 3-5 years of experience working with a firm’s Real Estate/Finance group(s) and a demonstrated experience and expertise within the field, including acquisitions, dispositions and leasing primarily in the commercial sector; title review and due diligence; secured transactions for lenders and borrowers including forbearances, consents, equity transfers, assumptions and similar transactions.  Candidate must have excellent writing and analytical skills.  Collegiality, team- work, and strong work ethic are critical components to this practice group.  Top tier law school and TX Bar admission required.

Real Estate Senior Associate or Special Counsel

Duane Morris seeks a senior associate or special counsel for the Real Estate Practice Group in its Philadelphia office.  The candidate should have 6-10 years of experience working with a firm’s Real Estate/Finance group(s) and a demonstrated experience and expertise within the field, including acquisitions, dispositions and leasing primarily in the commercial sector; title review and due diligence; secured transactions for lenders and borrowers including forbearances, consents, equity transfers, assumptions and similar transactions.  Candidate must have excellent writing and analytical skills.  Collegiality, team- work, and strong work ethic are critical components to this practice group.  Top tier law school and PA Bar admission required.

Securities Litigation Attorney - Mid-Level Associate

Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its Cherry Hill, New Jersey office for a mid-level litigation associate to join its growing Trial Practice Group.  The ideal candidate will have at least 5+ years of experience in corporate governance and/or securities litigation. Ideal candidates will have experience with derivative litigation, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims and other corporate litigation issues, as well as with securities laws.  Background/knowledge in regulatory (e.g., the SEC, CFTC) or criminal (e.g., DOJ, a USAO, District Attorney, OAG) enforcement organization would be helpful but is not required.  Candidates should promote a strong, positive presence and advocacy ability; stellar academics and superior research and writing skills along with entrepreneurial drive, initiative, and who exudes and inspires confidence.  NJ Bar admission required.   EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

 


Senior Associate or Counsel Level Corporate Associate Life Sciences

Duane Morris LLP has an opening in its Philadelphia office for a senior associate or counsel to join its strong and growing 190 + lawyer Corporate Practice Group in its Philadelphia or Wilmington office.   Candidate must have a general counsel practice (including corporate governance and commercial contracts experience and drafting such as collaboration agreements and master services agreement) first-hand experience in drafting and reviewing venture capital investment documents, confidentiality, consulting, material transfer, master services license, clinical trial and research agreements with knowledge/background in the life science sector.  The ideal candidate will possess at least 5+ years of legal industry experience with a background in DE and PA corporate laws.  Prospective candidates will be able to work independently, engender client confidence and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Strong academics and excellent writing skills (law review or journal preferred). PA or DE bar required or ability to waive in.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Senior Associate or Counsel Level Corporate Associate Life Sciences

Duane Morris LLP has an opening for a senior associate or counsel to join its strong and growing 190 + lawyer Corporate Practice Group in its Philadelphia or Wilmington office.  Candidate must have a general counsel practice (including corporate governance and commercial contracts experience and drafting such as collaboration agreements and master services agreement) first-hand experience in drafting and reviewing venture capital investment documents, confidentiality, consulting, material transfer, master services license, clinical trial and research agreements with knowledge/background in the life science sector.  The ideal candidate will possess at least 5+ years of legal industry experience with a background in DE and PA corporate laws.  Prospective candidates will be able to work independently, engender client confidence and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. Strong academics and excellent writing skills (law review or journal preferred). PA or DE bar required or ability to waive in.  EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.


Staff Attorney (banking-related/foreclosure) (Portland)

Duane Morris LLP seeks a full-time staff attorney with 2-4 years of experience in representing lenders in mortgage foreclosure actions in our Portland, Maine office.  Candidate will be experienced in Massachusetts and Maine mortgage foreclosure processes, will work closely with firm attorneys and will have direct client communications.  Candidates who do not have the requisite experience and willing to learn, will be considered.  Candidate will have superior writing skills along with ME bar;  bar admission or waiver to the Massachusetts bar is also desirable.   EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

Trainees/Law Students