Lateral Associates

Our dynamic, thriving Firm continually seeks new legal talent to better serve the needs of our clients globally.

Blank Rome has a long, successful history of growth through strategic combinations and the addition of leading lateral attorneys. During the last ten years alone, we achieved our goals of developing leading practices in the financial capital of the world, New York City, as well as becoming a legal leader in our nation's capital, Washington, D.C. Additionally, we opened new offices in Los Angeles, Houston, and Shanghai, and expanded those offices with leading lateral hires and new office space.

Blank Rome's culture welcomes and values the unique qualities that come with all of our 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.

We also recognize the special needs of our lateral attorneys at all stages of their careers. From orientation to advanced skills training, our Firm provides cutting-edge professional development and training to ensure that our laterals will build careers that suit both their needs and the needs of our clients, well into the future.

Please apply for any positions directly using the links below. If you have other inquiries, please direct them to recruiting@blankrome.com.

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Finance Associate
Blank Rome LLP is seeking a Finance Associate with at least 3 years of experience.  We are open to having this candidate sit in our Chicago, or Houston office. 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, have outstanding professional and academic credentials and be admitted to practice in their respective state. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Corporate Litigation Practice Attorney 
The Houston office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Corporate Litigation Practice Attorney with at least 3-5 years of experience. This position primarily will support attorneys in the Corporate Litigation Group working on litigation arising from contract disputes between Texas local governmental risk pools and their members. Candidates must have excellent verbal, writing, and legal research skills. All Candidates should submit a writing sample.  Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players and have outstanding academic and professional credentials.  Candidates must be admitted to the Texas Bar.  Please note that this is a non-partner track position. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Litigation Practice Attorney 
The Pittsburgh office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Litigation Practice Attorney with 2-5 years of experience. This position primarily will support attorneys in the Commercial and Corporate Litigation Group.  Candidates must have excellent verbal, writing, and legal research skills. Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players and have outstanding academic and professional credentials.  Candidates must be admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar. Please note that this is a non-partner track position. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Patent Attorney 
Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a patent attorney with at least 2-4 years of experience to support the Firm's patent prosecution practice, leveraging technical expertise to assist the Firm's clients in protecting their technology with patents. Specifically in this position, successful candidates will possess a Bachelor's Degree and have proven experience drafting patent applications with a specialization in electronics, semi-conductors, circuitry, optics, and lasers. The patent attorney will prepare patent applications and prosecute applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent attorney will assist attorneys in writing scientific and technical documents clearly and concisely, conducting legal and technical research using all available resources in support of various patent-related matters. Candidates must be registered to practice in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and licensed to practice law. Candidates must have strong time management skills and be able to meet and manage internal and client-driven deadlines with assignments coming from multiple partners and clients.  Candidates must have strong attention to detail, writing skills, and analytical skills with the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time. Apply Here.

Patent Agent
Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a patent agent with at least 2-4 years of experience to support the Firm's patent prosecution practice, leveraging technical expertise to assist the Firm's clients in protecting their technology with patents. Successful candidates will possess a Bachelor's Degree and have proven experience drafting patent applications with a specialization in electronics, semi-conductors,  circuitry, optics, and lasers. The patent agent will work under the supervision of a licensed patent attorney to draft patent applications and prosecute applications through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The patent agent will assist attorneys in the writing of scientific and technical documents clearly and concisely, conducting legal and technical research using all available resources in support of various patent-related matters. Candidates must be registered to practice in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, or be Patent Bar eligible. Candidates must have strong time management skills and be able to meet and manage internal and client-driven deadlines with assignments coming from multiple partners and clients.  Candidates must have strong attention to detail, writing skills, and analytical skills with the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Labor & Employment Associate 
Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Labor & Employment Associate with at least 3-5 years of experience in litigating in an array of employment law areas.  Candidates can be based out of our New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Houston or Los Angeles offices. Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players and have outstanding academic and professional credentials and be admitted to practice in their respective state. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Real Estate Finance Associate
The New York office of Blank Rome LLP is seeking a Real Estate Associate with at least 3 years of experience in Real Estate Financing.  Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional and academic credentials and be admitted to practice in New York.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Real Estate Finance Associate
The Philadelphia office of Blank Rome LLP is seeking a Real Estate Associate with at least 3 years of experience in Real Estate Financing.  Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional and academic credentials and be admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.  This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Corporate, M&A, and Securities Associate
The Pittsburgh office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Corporate Associate with at least 2-5 years of experience. Candidates should have experience in broad-based general corporate matters, and in particular in the mergers and acquisitions and private equity areas. Securities law knowledge is preferred, but not required. This associate will be hired into our Corporate, M&A, and Securities Practice Group. Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players, have outstanding professional and academic credentials and be admitted to practice in Pennsylvania. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time. Apply Here.

Corporate, M&A, and Securities Associate
The Houston office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a Corporate Associate with at least 2-5 years of experience. Candidates should have experience in broad-based general corporate matters, and in particular in the mergers and acquisitions and private equity areas. Securities law knowledge is preferred, but not required. This associate will be hired into our Corporate, M&A, and Securities Practice Group. Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players, have outstanding professional and academic credentials and be admitted to practice in Texas. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

Corporate, M&A, and Securities Associate
Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a corporate associate with at least 3-6 years of experience. We are open to having this candidate sit in our New York, Philadelphia, or Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should have experience in broad-based general corporate matters, and in particular in the mergers and acquisitions and private equity areas. Securities law knowledge is preferred, but not required. This associate will be hired into our Corporate, M&A, and Securities Practice Group. Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players, have outstanding professional and academic credentials and be admitted to practice in their respective state. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time.  Apply Here.

State and Local Tax Associate
The New York office of Blank Rome LLP has an opening for a State and Local Tax Associate with at least 4-6 years of relevant experience. Candidates must be self-motivated, confident, personable team players and have outstanding professional credentials.  Candidates must be admitted to practice in New York. This position is open to recruiting agency submissions at this time. Apply Here.