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Blank Rome has a long, successful history of growth through strategic combinations and the addition of lateral attorneys. During the last ten years we achieved our goal to develop leading practices in the financial capital of the world, New York City, as well as to become a leading player in our nation's capital, Washington, DC – as well as opening new offices in Los Angeles, Houston, and Shanghai.  Our dynamic, thriving practice continually seeks new legal talent to better serve the needs of our clients globally.

Blank Rome's culture welcomes and values the unique qualities that come with all of its attorneys, whether they began their careers at Blank Rome or came to us after many years of experience at other firms, within government, from corporations, or from a host of other backgrounds.

Blank Rome recognizes the special needs of lateral attorneys at all stages in their careers.  From orientation to advanced skills training, Blank Rome provides cutting-edge professional development and training to ensure that the law career you build will suit your needs and the needs of our clients well into the future.

Current Opportunities

Software Patent Associate or Patent Agent
The Houston office of Blank Rome LLP is seeking a highly motivated Patent Associate or Patent Agent with a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering and at least 3 years of patent preparation and prosecution experience to join its IP & Technology practice group.  Experience preparing and prosecuting software inventions is strongly preferred.  Both Patent Associate and Agent candidates are required to be licensed to practice with the US Patent & Trademark Office and should have outstanding academic and professional credentials.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions. Apply Here.
 
Power Patent Associate or Patent Agent
The Houston Office of Blank Rome LLP is seeking a highly motivated Patent Associate or Patent Agent with an Electrical Engineering Degree and strong power electronics experience to join its IP & Technology practice group.  Candidates should have at least 3 years of experience with switched mode power converters, battery management, electrical and thermal fault detection and protection, and filtering and noise rejection, with emphasis on the deployment in portable electronic devices.  Both Patent Associate and Agent candidates are required to be licensed to practice with the US Patent & Trademark Office and should have outstanding academic and professional credentials.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

Junior Finance Associate
The New York office of Blank Rome LLP is seeking a Junior Level Finance Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience.  Candidates should have significant hands-on experience in the structuring, drafting and negotiation of middle market lender’s-side debt financing transactions, with strong UCC Article 9 experience essential and syndicated asset-based lending experience preferred.  Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional and academic credentials.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

Real Estate Associate
The Philadelphia office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Real Estate Associate with 5 to 7 years of experience. Hands-on, broad-based general real estate experience necessary, and extensive prior leasing work is essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players. Candidates must also have outstanding academic and professional credentials. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

Corporate, M&A and Securities Associate (PHL Office)
The Philadelphia office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Corporate, M&A and Securities Associate with 4-6 years of experience.  Candidates are required to have broad-based experience in the mergers and acquisitions area. Securities law knowledge is a plus, but not required. This associate will support our business transactional practice groups, but primarily our M&A and Private Equity Group.  Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional credentials. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

Corporate, M&A and Securities Associate (NY Office)
The New York Office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Corporate, M&A and Securities Associate with 4-6 years of experience.  Candidates are required to have broad-based experience in the mergers and acquisitions area. Securities law knowledge is a plus, but not required. This associate will support our business transactional practice groups, but primarily our M&A and Private Equity Group.  Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional credentials.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

ERISA Associate
The Philadelphia office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for an ERISA Associate with 3-5 years of experience.  Candidates are required to have broad-based experience in employee benefits and executive compensation. Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional credentials.   Admission to PA is required.This position is NOT open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

Corporate, M&A and Securities Associate (PITS Office)
The Pittsburgh office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Corporate, M&A and Securities Associate with 3-5 years of experience.  Candidates are required to have broad-based experience in the mergers and acquisitions area. Securities law knowledge is a plus, but not required. This associate will support our business transactional practice groups, but primarily our M&A and Private Equity Group.  Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional credentials. This position is NOT open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

Real Estate Development Associate
The New York office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Real Estate Associate with at least 5 years of lending experience.  Commercial real estate financing experience is a must, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae work preferred.  Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players.  Candidates must also have outstanding academic and professional credentials.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissionsApply Here.

Energy, Environment and Mass Torts Associate
The Philadelphia office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for an Environmental, Energy and Natural Recourses Litigation Attorney with at least 5 years of experience. Candidates are required to have in-depth exposure to state and federal environmental laws, including environmental compliance and regulations, environmental transactions, as well as environmental enforcement and litigation. Candidates should also be able to analyze the applicability of federal and state environmental statutory and regulatory requirements to a wide range of client issues. The ability to manage representation of clients in connection with sites requiring remedial action under state and federal laws, in particular, CERCLA, is required. Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players and have outstanding academic and professional credentials. Candidates must be admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissionsApply Here.

Real Estate Associate
The Los Angeles office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Real Estate Associate with at least 7 years of experience. Hands-on, broad-based general real estate experience necessary, and extensive prior leasing work is essential.  Experience in real estate development is a plus.  Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players. Candidates must also have outstanding academic and professional credentials.  Candidates must be admitted to practice in California.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions. Apply Here.

Matrimonial Attorney
The New York office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Matrimonial Of Counsel with at least 8 years of matrimonial experience.  Candidates must have excellent research, writing, and discovery skills, experience making court appearances, and significant hands-on experience with drafting matrimonial motions and pleadings.  Candidates must also have substantial experience taking and defending depositions.  Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players and have outstanding academic and professional credentials.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

Corporate, M&A and Securities Associate (LA Office)
The Los Angeles office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a corporate associate with 4-6 years of experience.  Candidates are required to have experience in broad-based general corporate matters, as well as in the mergers and acquisitions area.  Securities law knowledge is preferred, but not required, and some experience in real estate transactional work is a plus.  Excellent writing skills are a must.  This associate will support our business transactional practice groups.  Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional credentials.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions.  Apply Here.

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