CURRENT LISTINGS
 


VISITING ATTORNEY ADVISOR

General Description:
The Visiting Attorney Advisor will provide advising to JD students regarding internships and permanent positions.

Functions:
Provide career advising to JD students for internships and permanent attorney positions. Advising includes individual meetings, resume and cover letter reviews in person or by email, mock interviews, and assistance in connecting with alumni and other attorneys. Work on research projects, as assigned by Assistant Dean, Associate Director, or Assistant Director, related to areas of legal specialties, alumni and employer outreach, and judicial clerkships and internships. Projects may include drafting materials for the website, giving presentations or contributing to publications.

Qualifications:
JD required. Prior experience in student counseling, legal recruiting or hiring preferred.

Position Term:
6 months beginning in August and approximately 30 hours per week.

To apply:
Please submit a resume and cover letter to lawcdo@bu.edu.

About BU Law:
Boston University School of Law is a top-tier law school, consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the Top 30 and in the Top 10 for Health Law, Tax Law, and Intellectual Property. The School of Law is committed to preparing graduates for successful careers in a diverse, changing legal market. Located along the banks of the Charles River in Boston, Massachusetts, BU Law is part of Boston University, the fourth largest private university in the United States and a vibrant hub of intellectual, scientific, and cultural activity.

 

 


Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, Business Law

The job duties include teaching business law at the undergraduate and graduate levels, engaging in legal scholarship, and giving service to the College and the profession.

The successful candidate must have
• a law degree
• taught business law at the college or graduate level for at least two semesters,
• published at least one article concerning law in a scholarly or practitioner publication, or have at least one such article completed and under review, and
• a willingness to teach in an on-line environment.

Experience practicing law, and a background in tax, are desired but not required.

Documents required to be submitted include a cover letter, a CV, teaching evaluations, a sample publication, and two letters of recommendation.

All applications must be received by September 15, 2014.
The applicant’s cover letter must clearly state the
• number of semesters the applicant has taught at the college level in a traditional classroom setting,
• number of semesters of on-line teaching experience at the college level,
• number of publications,
• number of years practicing law, if any.

We are looking for an accomplished teacher/scholar who:
• Is passionate about teaching and who has a proven track record of teaching excellence and innovative curriculum development
• Brings depth in scholarly or practical expertise that will add to the intellectual community of the College.
• Is a team player, willing to lead and collaborate with faculty from multiple disciplines to design and teach courses in an integrated, cross-disciplinary context.
• Is curious about and comfortable with technology and the possibility of teaching in a blended/online environment.
• Has the ability to navigate and embrace complexity, ambiguity, and change.
• Is experienced in teaching, service, and scholarship in ways that will enhance the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Will be a fun, engaging, helpful colleague who is committed to the success of Babson College.

Interested applicants please review this posting and apply online at https://babson.peopleadmin.com/.

 

 


PATENT ATTORNEY

Bowditch & Dewey, LLP, a law firm with offices in Boston, Framingham and Worcester, is seeking an experienced registered patent attorney. The successful candidate will have the ability and willingness to provide a broad range of intellectual property services to firm clients in addition to patent prosecution. Responsibilities will include supervising the prosecution of U.S. and foreign trademark registrations, and counseling clients on copyright issues, particularly those involving the Internet. The successful candidate must be admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, or qualified and willing to seek admission to practice in Massachusetts.

Must have an advanced degree, preferably in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or the life sciences, and 4 to 6 years of experience in patent prosecution in the chemical arts. Potential portable business is desirable.

Dedicated to Diversity: Bowditch & Dewey focuses on inclusive hiring of those candidates having excellent skills with a broad range of experiences, knowledge and perspectives. Diversity within the Firm promotes an open and mutually respectful workplace and the delivery of superior service to its clients.

Send resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Human Resources Department
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
311 Main Street
P.O. Box 15156
Worcester, MA 01615-0156
E-mail: Recruiting@bowditch.com
Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 


LEGAL RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Job Description

Responsible for the effective, efficient, and consistent delivery of recruitment functions and communications including, but not limited to, the execution of the Firm’s summer program, law school recruitment, and lateral hiring, as well as additional projects upon request.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Summer Associate Program
• In collaboration with the Legal Recruitment Manager, successfully designs, effectively and efficiently coordinates and evaluates all aspects of the firm’s Summer Associate Program including, pre-arrival processes and communications, orientation, mentoring program with partners and associates, social and community service events, diversity events and initiatives, educational and special firm programming.
• In conjunction with Hiring Partner, Summer Program Co-Chairs, Practice Managers and the Recruitment Manager, generates interest and solicits substantive summer associate work assignments and observational opportunities from the firm’s practice areas and pro bono programs.
• Manages the workload reporting system and evaluation process for summer associates within talent management software system.

Law School Recruitment & Lateral Hiring
• In collaboration with the Legal Recruitment Manager, effectively and efficiently coordinates the law school student recruitment process including supporting efforts for the firm’s branding initiatives and targeted law school communications.
• Facilitates the selection and scheduling of law schools for campus interviews.
• Schedules student and attorney interviewers for on-campus and in-office interviews.
• Coordinates and reviews interview feedback and facilitates the hiring decision process with the Hiring Committee; participates in follow-up activities and monitors the effectiveness of follow-up activity with offerees.
• Coordinates recruitment receptions, offer dinners and functions, both in-house and on-campus for assigned schools.
• Coordinates diversity presentations and receptions on-campus and related outreach to student groups.
• Ensures accuracy of recruitment and interview process data and assists with Affirmative Action plan compliance and reporting.
• Drafts, processes and files related recruitment correspondence; runs background checks for all new hires and demonstrates sound judgment when elevating issues as needed.
• Compiles and analyzes recruitment statistics both in preparation for and during the recruitment season for Hiring Committee meetings and ongoing for general firm metrics reporting and external survey purposes.
• Aids in the effective engagement and ongoing relationship building with law schools and law student groups throughout the calendar year (e.g. panel presentations for 1Ls, events and sponsorship opportunities, communications, etc.).
• Coordinates the recruitment of judicial clerks.
• Coordinates aspects of the lateral attorney recruitment process.

Budget
• In alignment with the firm’s strategic goals, objectives and initiatives, assists with the annual recruitment budget preparation and monthly monitoring of accounts, anticipates and resolves discrepancies, handles related payments, reimbursements and issues.

Service Excellence
• Contributes to the Firm’s Service Excellence initiative to consistently improve its image internally and externally. Display professionalism, quality service and a “can do” attitude to internal members/departments of the firm as well as external clients and vendors via electronic and print correspondence, over the telephone and in-person.

Required Skills
• Strong attention to detail, excellent written and analytical skills, and ability to multi-task are required.
• Strong oral communication and inter-personal skills are required.
• Ability to work in a team environment is critical. Motivation and drive are important.
• Successful time management skills are required.
• Strong technical skills on the following applications preferred: Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook 2010, ViDesktop, Lawcruit, PeopleSoft or similar employee recruiting and performance talent management software system.

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree is required.

Required Experience
• A minimum of 1 - 3 years of relevant professional experience is required.

Job Location
Boston

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Diversity and Inclusion Administrator
Bingham McCutchen LLP - Boston, MA

Job Description

The Diversity and Inclusion Administrator located in Boston, MA, provides specialized support of a confidential nature to the diversity function including implementation of diversity initiatives and programming. Works proactively with lawyers and staff members to coordinate and lead diversity activities within all staff departments or practice areas of the Firm, as well as the implementation of the Firm's Diversity Action Plan. Responsible for leading the responses to a variety of diversity-related legal industry benchmarking surveys, peer comparisons and client surveys. Creates internal metrics and responds to internal requests for diversity-related data.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required. 5+ years of Human Resources and/or Diversity-related administrative experience required. Data, metrics, and/or statistical knowledge preferred. Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork and customer service skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff and a variety of external entities including clients and prospective clients of the Firm. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments, use judgment and initiative to accomplish results, work under pressure and complete job assignments in an accurate and timely manner. Strong computer skills and expert knowledge of firm software including presentation (specifically PowerPoint and Excel).

Interested candidates should submit their resume to humanresourcesbos@bingham.com.

 

 


Company: State Street Corporation

Location of position: Boston, Massachusetts

Position title: SSGM Counsel, Vice-President

Position number: 84193

Position Summary

In the role of Vice President and Counsel you will, under general supervision, provide legal advice and counsel to State Street’s securities finance business. The candidate will be responsible for providing legal advice and support in connection with the onboarding of new agency lending clients and borrowers, responding to requests for proposal (RFP’s). The candidate will also be expected to advise State Street’s business and credit teams as to how relevant rules and regulations impact the securities lending business. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

• Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
• License to practice in Massachusetts
• 4+ years of experience in the corporate department of a major law firm or the in-house equivalent

To view the complete description and to apply for this position, please visit our Careers site at www.statestreet.com/reachhigher and enter the following Position Number: 84193

 

 


Company: State Street Corporation

Location of position: Boston, Massachusetts

Position title: Counsel, Vice-President – Procurement & Technology

Position number: 87735

Position Summary

In this role, you will provides legal advice and legal services for licensing, outsourcing, consulting, procurement and similar engagements with technology, service and other providers; advises on technology, data security and privacy matters; assists with corporate intellectual property activities; and, as needed, participates in related aspects of corporate and business unit projects, strategic initiatives and M&A activities across State Street’s global operations. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

• Significant experience in contractual negotiations of a wide variety of licensing, including commercial contracts and technology and/or intellectual property related contracts
• Proficiency in technology licensing, outsourcing and strategic relationships
• Strong understanding of intellectual property and data security protection
• Minimum 4-5 years of related work experience

To view the complete description and to apply for this position, please visit our Careers site at www.statestreet.com/reachhigher and enter the following Position Number: 87735

 

 


CORPORATE ASSOCIATE


Bowditch & Dewey, LLP, ranked among the largest law firms in Massachusetts, is seeking an attorney for the Worcester office in its Business & Finance Practice. Qualified candidates should have 2 to 5 years of transactional experience with exposure to secured transactions, debt and equity financings, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions. Candidates must also possess strong academic and professional credentials. This is an excellent growth and development opportunity, which provides direct client contact. We provide a competitive compensation package and a collegial work environment.

Dedicated to Diversity: Bowditch & Dewey focuses on inclusive hiring of those candidates having excellent skills with a broad range of experiences, knowledge and perspectives. Diversity within the Firm promotes an open and mutually respectful workplace and the delivery of superior service to its clients.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources Department
Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
311 Main Street
P.O. Box 15156
Worcester, MA 01615-0156
Fax: (508) 929-3164
E-mail: Recruiting@bowditch.com

Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

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