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Dinsmore is a growing national law firm committed to recruiting qualified, experienced attorneys who can contribute substantially to our firm's practice. We seek candidates with strong academic backgrounds and excellent communication skills. We always accept applications from attorneys who are interested in our firm.  

The firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunities in all employment positions, regardless of age (as defined in the Age Discrimination in Employment Act), disability, sex, national origin, race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or veteran status.

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Real Estate Associate

Orlando, FL

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for an Associate in the Real Estate Development Practice Group in Orlando, FL. Ideally, candidates must have a minimum of three years of law firm experience, with a minimum of three years of real estate transactional experience, including acquisitions, dispositions and commercial leasing, reviewing construction contracts, development, zoning, and loan documents, and reviewing property diligence (including resolving title and survey concerns). Candidates with less experience will be considered.  Familiarity with public/private partnership agreements for urban redevelopment sites is preferred.

All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills. A license to practice in Florida is required. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the bar exam or eligible for admission in Florida will be considered. Qualified candidates can look forward to an entrepreneurial, collegial work atmosphere and a practice that will include significant client contact and handling all aspects of complex transactions for regional and national clients of all sizes.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate

Miami, FL

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, as an immediate opportunity available for a litigation associate in our Miami office. Candidates must have 3-7 years of civil litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, preparing cases for trial, and must be well-versed in researching and drafting briefs and motions. A Florida law license is required and familiarity with Florida’s federal court system is preferred. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples (10 pages or less), and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Appellate Associate

Miami, FL

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, as an immediate opportunity available for an appellate associate in our Miami office. Candidates must have 3-7 years of civil litigation experience, with at least one year of substantive appellate experience. Candidates should have experience preparing and arguing motions, handling complex discovery and ESI, preparing cases for trial, and must be well-versed in researching and drafting briefs and motions. A Florida law license is required and familiarity with Florida’s federal court system is preferred. State or federal clerkship preferred, but not required. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples (10 pages or less), and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Attorney - Tort Practice Group

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation attorney in our Louisville, Kentucky office. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of three years of litigation experience, including experience drafting and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, working with medical records, retaining and working with expert witnesses, and preparing cases for trial. Experience in the defense of healthcare-related negligence cases is preferred. Familiarity with the Kentucky court system is a plus. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Kentucky is required. Out of state candidates who are willing to sit for the Kentucky bar exam, or eligible for admission in Kentucky, will be considered.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate

Houston, TX

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in the Houston, Texas office. Candidates must have a minimum of four years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, preparing cases for trial, preferably some evidentiary hearing and/or trial experience, and must be well versed in researching and drafting briefs and motions. Real estate experience is preferred, but not required.

All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. A license to practice in Texas and familiarity with the Texas court system is required. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Texas bar exam or eligible for admission in Texas will be considered.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Summer Associates - First-Year Law Students

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Pittsburgh, PA

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, is accepting resumes for our 2024 Summer Program from first-year law students interested in a non-IP Summer Associate position in Cincinnati and Columbus, OH.

Additionally, our Intellectual Property Department will also recruit first-year law students for Summer Associate positions in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; and Pittsburgh, PA. A technical background is required for patent positions and we are looking for students with patent-bar-eligible undergraduate degrees. Specifically, we are targeting technical backgrounds in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, material science, physics, and computer science.

Interested 1L students must be able to demonstrate high academic achievement, excellent research and writing abilities, extracurricular involvement and/or employment history (preferably in leadership positions), maturity, the ability to accept responsibility, and strong interpersonal skills.

For more detailed information about the firm, please visit www.dinsmore.com or the NALP Directory. 

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Corporate Transactional, Regulatory, and Compliance Partners and Associates – Health Care Practice Group

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has immediate opportunities available for Partners and Associates in our Health Care Practice Group in the Columbus, OH; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; and Dayton, OH offices.  Associate candidates must have a minimum of four years of health care regulatory, compliance, and corporate transactional experience. The ideal candidates would possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team and would be interested in an important role contributing to the long-term succession and growth of our health care practice. Qualified candidates can look forward to a collegial practice environment that provides you with the quality support team from Dinsmore’s platform in the many practice areas required to serve health care industry client needs.

A license to practice in Ohio is preferred.  Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Ohio bar exam or eligible for admission in Ohio will be considered. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.                                     

Transactional Tax Partner

Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; Tampa, FL; Louisville, KY

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a transactional tax Partner in our Tax, Benefits, and Wealth Planning practice group in Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Cleveland, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; Tampa, FL; and Louisville, KY offices. Applicants must have a minimum of ten years of experience with tax and transactional work, including entity selection and formation, tax aspects and structuring of mergers and acquisitions, business re-organizations, private equity and venture capital. Experience in cross-border transactions and planning would be a plus.

Qualified candidates can look forward to a practice that will include sophisticated tax planning around corporate and transactional matters with significant client contact.

A license to practice in FL, IL, IN, KY, MA, OH, or PA is preferred. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the FL, IL, IN, KY, MA, OH, or PA bar exam or eligible to waive in will be considered. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Litigation Associate

Chicago, IL

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a mid-level litigation associate in our Chicago office. Candidates must have a minimum of five years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling appellate work, complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. A license to practice in Illinois and familiarity with the Illinois state and federal court system is required. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate

Louisville, KY

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation Associate in our Louisville, Kentucky office. Preferred candidates will have two to five years of litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Judicial clerkship experience and familiarity with the Kentucky court system is a plus. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Kentucky is required. Out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Kentucky bar exam or eligible for admission in Kentucky will be considered.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate

Boston, MA

Dinsmore, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities coast to coast, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in our Boston, Massachusetts office. Candidates must have one to four years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. A license to practice in Massachusetts and familiarity with the Massachusetts court system is required. Connecticut admission is encouraged but not required. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate

Los Angeles, CA

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in the Los Angeles, CA office. Candidates must have 2-8 years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial.  Must be well versed in researching and drafting briefs and motions.

All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. A license to practice in California and familiarity with the California court system is required. Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

The base salary range for this position is $190,000 - $215,000. Exact compensation may vary based on skills and experience. Benefits offered include: health care, vision, dental, firm paid disability, firm paid life insurance, firm paid travel accident, retirement benefits, parental leave, adoption assistance, unlimited vacation, healthcare and flexible spending accounts, commuter and transit plans, employee assistance program, long term care, pet insurance and a 529 plan.

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

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Litigation Associate

San Diego, CA

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in the San Diego, CA office. Candidates must have 2-7 years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, preparing cases for trial, preferably some evidentiary hearing and/or trial experience, and must be well versed in researching and drafting briefs and motions.

All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. A license to practice in California and familiarity with the California court system is required. Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

The base salary range for this position is $190,000 - $210,000. Exact compensation may vary based on skills and experience. Benefits offered include: health care, vision, dental, firm paid disability, firm paid life insurance, firm paid travel accident, retirement benefits, parental leave, adoption assistance, unlimited vacation, healthcare and flexible spending accounts, commuter and transit plans, employee assistance program, long term care, pet insurance and a 529 plan.

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Associate - Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Lexington, KY

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in our Lexington, Kentucky office. Preferred candidates will have one to five years of litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Judicial clerkship experience and familiarity with the Kentucky court system is a plus. All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Kentucky is preferred. Out-of-state candidates willing to sit for the Kentucky bar exam or eligible for admission in Kentucky will be considered.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Labor & Employment Associate

Cincinnati, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a labor & employment associate in Cincinnati, OH. Candidates must have a minimum of three years of experience. Responsibilities include litigation defense and advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws and working on FMLA, ADA, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and violation of wage law matters. Experience taking depositions, arguing motions, and preparing cases for trial is preferred. Qualified candidates can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and handling all aspects of complex employment cases for regional and national clients of all sizes.

A license to practice in Ohio is required. Out of state candidates who are willing to sit for the Ohio bar exam or eligible for admission will be considered. All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, OH 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Patent Litigation Associate

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a Patent Litigation Associate in Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Cleveland, OH; Lexington, KY; or Louisville, KY. This position would be in our IP Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group. Candidates must have a minimum of four years of patent litigation experience and/or significant PTAB experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. A technical background and USPTO patent bar registration is preferred.

Successful candidates should have a license to practice in Ohio or Kentucky, as applicable, strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work handling complex patent litigation matters for regional and national clients of all sizes.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Patent Associates

San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Tampa, FL

Dinsmore, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, is seeking patent associates in San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Denver, CO; Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Detroit, MI; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Groton, CT; Indianapolis, IN; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Tampa, FL; or Washington, D.C. The position requires a minimum of two years of experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications related to artificial intelligence and machine learning, computer software, financial technology, blockchain, and cryptocurrency.  An undergraduate or graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Computer Science is preferred and all experience levels will be considered. Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required. Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

The base salary range for this position is $170,000 - $195,000. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location. Benefits offered include: health care, vision, dental, firm paid disability, firm paid life insurance, firm paid travel accident, retirement benefits, parental leave, adoption assistance, unlimited vacation, healthcare and flexible spending accounts, commuter and transit plans, employee assistance program, long term care, pet insurance and a 529 plan.

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Patent Associate (physics)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a B.S. in Physics and a minimum of three years of patent preparation and prosecution experience.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate, or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (electrical engineering or computer science)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a Patent Associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science and all experience levels will be considered.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (chemical engineering)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C. This position requires a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required. Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate, or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (biochemistry or chemistry)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a minimum of three years of patent preparation and prosecution experience and at least a B.S. in Biochemistry or Chemistry.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  A Ph.D. and/or industry experience is preferred.  Experience with pharmaceutical or biotechnology subject matters is a plus.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.  With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (materials science)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

This position requires a B.S. in Materials Science and all experience levels will be considered.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate, or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Patent Associate (mechanical engineering)

Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent associate in Ann Arbor, MI; Chicago, IL, Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Detroit, MI; Groton, CT; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; or Washington, D.C.  This position requires a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and all experience levels will be considered.  Admission to a state bar and USPTO registration is required.  Successful candidates have strong academic credentials and excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as a desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training, significant client contact, and a wide range of work, including patent preparation and prosecution, portfolio management, strategic analysis, and opinion work.

Dinsmore’s IP department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property attorneys in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Boston, Chicago, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Denver, Groton, Lexington, Louisville, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Tampa, and Washington, D.C. With one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, Dinsmore services clients in a wide range of industries around the world.

Please apply in confidence by submitting your cover letter, resume, and law school, graduate or undergraduate transcripts to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

Litigation Associate

Columbus, OH

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation associate in the Columbus, Ohio office. Candidates must have 4-6 years of general commercial litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, preparing cases for trial, preferably some evidentiary hearing and/or trial experience, and must be well versed in researching and drafting briefs and motions.

All candidates should have a strong academic background and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.  A license to practice in Ohio and familiarity with the Ohio court system is required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Litigation Attorney - Tort Practice Group

Tampa, FL

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity for a litigation attorney in our Tampa, Florida office. Preferred candidates will have a minimum of three years of litigation experience, including experience preparing and arguing motions, taking depositions, handling complex discovery and ESI, and preparing cases for trial. Tort experience is preferred and this is a non-partnership track position. Judicial clerkship experience and familiarity with the Florida court system is a plus. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

A license to practice in Florida is required.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Patent Agents/Technical Specialists

San Diego, CA

With over 725 lawyers in 29 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking Patent Agents and Technical Specialists to join our rapidly growing and complex intellectual property practice. Opportunities are generally available at any of our office locations; remote work option is also available.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

Technical Background: We are looking for candidates with degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, or Materials Science, as well as relevant technical industry experience. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in computer software, machine learning, and wireless telecommunications experience.


Experience and skillset:

  • 3+ years of active experience with preparing and prosecuting patent applications.
  • Writing samples of patent applications demonstrating ability to describe and depict complex inventions clearly, completely, and with strong legal support for patentability during prosecution
  • Writing samples of patent prosecution demonstrating ability to write persuasively, concisely, and to obtain allowances with clean prosecution records
  • Understanding of current issues in patent law (e.g., subject matter eligibility) and articulable strategies for proactively dealing with such issues
  • Proven ability to timely meet client needs and budgets and internal production targets
  • Proactive communicator; self-starter; active manager of one’s own career.
  • Desire to work in a collegial atmosphere with an emphasis on training and significant client contact

Note: all Patent Agent candidates must have a USPTO registration number and be in good standing with the USPTO.

Dinsmore’s IP Department includes a group of 100+ intellectual property located nationwide. Dinsmore has one of the country’s fastest-growing IP practices, with clients ranging from well-funded start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in a wide range of technical industries around the world.

Salary Range Up to $130,000/yr.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Labor and Employment Associate

San Diego, CA; Los Angeles, CA

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 750 attorneys in 31 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for an employment associate in the Los Angeles and San Diego, CA offices. Candidates must have two - six years of experience. Responsibilities include litigation defense and advising employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws and working on FMLA, ADA, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and violation of wage law matters. Experience taking depositions, arguing motions, and preparing cases for trial is preferred.  Qualified candidates can look forward to a practice that will include significant client contact and handling all aspects of complex employment cases for regional and national clients of all sizes. 

A license to practice in California is required. All candidates should have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to [email protected].

The base salary range for this position is $150,000 - $210,000. Exact compensation may vary based on skills and experience. Benefits offered include: health care, vision, dental, firm paid disability, firm paid life insurance, firm paid travel accident, retirement benefits, parental leave, adoption assistance, unlimited vacation, healthcare and flexible spending accounts, commuter and transit plans, employee assistance program, long term care, pet insurance and a 529 plan.

*NOTE* – Dinsmore is not utilizing search agencies to fill this position.

Patent Paralegal

Cincinnati, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a patent paralegal at our Cincinnati, OH location to support a growing IP practice group.  

Responsibilities

  • Performing high quality, billable work
  • Reviewing and organizing patent files, reviewing docket for deadlines
  • Prioritizing workload to meet patent foreign filing deadlines and due dates
  • Preparing and reviewing appropriate correspondence from foreign associates and to clients and associates regarding new patent applications, formal requirements, filing details, etc.
  • Assist in filing of U.S. and PCT patent applications, both electronically and paper (including preparation and review of necessary filing documents)
  • Extensive knowledge of U.S. patent rules and procedures; knowledge of PCT, and/or national patent laws of other countries
  • Process Office Actions
  • File and assist in prosecution of design patent applications
  • Track chain of title in U.S. patents and ability to perfect same
  • Communication with the USPTO and relevant knowledge regarding the USPTO databases
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating reports for clients regarding status of patent applications and issued patents, including reporting filing receipts for applications, publication notices and forwarding patent certificates

Requirements

  • Minimum of three years intellectual property experience
  • Previous foreign filing experience
  • Strong computer and research skills
  • General knowledge of patent filing and patent prosecution rules/regulations
  • Experience utilizing Anaqua and/or CPI docketing software is a plus
  • Detail oriented, highly skilled, flexible, and ability to prioritize busy workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Equal Opportunity Employer

Business Intake/Conflicts Representative

Cincinnati, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 29 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a Business Intake/Conflicts Representative at our Cincinnati, OH location. This individual is responsible for all facets of the Firm’s new business intake process.

Responsibilities

  • Search, compile and provide relevant client and matter data to Firm attorneys for the purposes of clearing conflicts of interest
  • Analyze new client and matter intake information for quality and completeness ensuring compliance of the Firm’s client intake policies and procedures while also meeting given time constraints. Accountable for clear communication and prompt follow-up necessary to ensure quality and completeness
  • Submit client and matter information through the Firm’s new client/matter review process
  • Uphold the Firm’s ethical standards, understanding the importance of confidentiality
  • Perform additional duties as assigned as they relate to new business intake or conflicts

Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook, with the capacity to learn new software quickly
  • Data entry experience, ideally within the medical or legal fields
  • Ability to make effective and accurate decisions while also knowing when to ask questions, think analytically and creatively
  • Possess an extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills are necessary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a positive and helpful customer service attitude
  • Ability to multi task and work on complex tasks in a fast paced dead line driven environment

Equal Opportunity Employer

File Clerk - IP/Trademark

Cincinnati, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking an Intellectual Property File Clerk at our Cincinnati, OH location to support our patent and trademark teams. This position will be responsible for appraising and archiving case-related correspondence, routing information to appropriate parties, and tracking the status and location of files.

Requirements

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient at communicating, both in-person and electronically, and collaborating with remote team members
  • Exhibit adaptability to learn and consistently apply distinct procedures as established by both the firm and our clients
  • Ability to distinguish time-sensitive correspondences, and prioritize the workload accordingly
  • Sound computer skills are mandatory, and experience within a law firm is preferred

Responsibilities

  • Review incoming correspondence from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and foreign associates for case-identifying information and match to the appropriate file (both hardcopy and electronic)
  • Retrieve USPTO correspondence from the Patent Application Information Retrieval System (PAIR) and save electronic versions of incoming mail to iManage
  • Route items and files to and from Docketing
  • Maintain record of documents and files as they move between office locations
  • Assist attorneys and staff members with locating physical files

Equal Opportunity Employer

Office Services Clerk

Chicago, IL

With over 725 lawyers in 31 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking an Office Services Clerk at our Chicago, IL location.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with collection, sorting, and delivery of daily mail
  • Coordinate and assist with local delivery (downtown area) of documents and packages on a daily scheduled basis
  • Handle all emergency deliveries
  • Assist with document production, and serve as a backup to office receptionist
  • Assist with conference room set-up ensuring rooms are cleaned and properly stocked
  • Reconcile Credit Card Statements
  • Perform general office duties

Requirements

  • Superior interpersonal skills in dealing with all levels of the firm (attorneys, secretaries, administration, and other members of staff) and with clients and visitors
  • Ability to conduct work with strong personal and professional ethics and integrity
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Must be able to create, edit, proofread, and finalize all written communication, including emails, memos, documents, etc.
  • Must be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Exhibit professionalism
  • Valid driver’s license and daily access to a personal vehicle
  • 1-2 years of experience working in an office environment
  • High school diploma is required; associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Experience working in a law firm setting is a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer

Client Billing Representative

Cincinnati, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking Client Billing Representatives to join our growing Billing Department. This position will be responsible for the daily billing functions including time and cost transfers, write-downs, computer bills, special bills, void/rebills and attorney inquiries.

This position can be located at any of the following office locations: Cincinnati, OH, Dayton, OH, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY, Charleston, WV, Huntington, WV, Morgantown, WV

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates all aspects of billing for assigned attorneys and clients in accordance with Firm policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates all aspects of electronic billing through client electronic billing sites and E-billing Hub as required by clients.
  • Reviews, edits and processes pre-bills.
  • Reviews pre-bills to ensure accurate application of retainers, on account expenses, on account fees, unapplied and trust funds.
  • Perform various reconciliation and monitoring adjustments to ensure final invoice to client is accurate. Includes write offs, rate overrides, etc.
  • Communicates with billing attorneys and/or secretaries regarding billing matters.
  • Prepares final invoices for transmittal to clients.
  • Prints computer bills and provides secretaries with PDF copy.
  • Maintain and disseminate information on special client time reporting and billing requirements as needed.
  • Manage high volume of emails and calls pertaining to legal billing.
  • Provide first level of billing system technical support to Firm attorneys and support staff.
  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation of billing changes for audit trail. Scans related documents into CMS as needed.
  • Prepares ad hoc billing reports upon request from billing attorney.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year of billing experience
  • High school diploma is required
  • Legal billing experience preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer

Billing Operations Administrator

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY

With over 725 lawyers in 30 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

THIS POSITION CAN BE LOCATED AT ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING DINSMORE OFFICE LOCATIONS:  CINCINNATI, OH; COLUMBUS, OH; DAYTON, OH; LEXINGTON, KY; LOUISVILLE, KY

As a Billing Operations Administrator, you will play a crucial role in the financial management and operations of the billing department. The primary responsibilities will include managing the billing process, ensuring accurate and timely invoicing, collaborating with legal professionals to maintain compliance with billing guidelines, and oversight of the billing professionals. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining financial records, resolving billing discrepancies, and implementing efficient billing procedures.

This role requires a combination of organizational skills, attention to detail, financial acumen, and effective communication. It's the backbone of financial operations within the legal realm, contributing to the overall success and profitability of the legal practice.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the end-to-end billing process, from time tracking to invoice generation and submission
  • Ensure compliance with billing policies, guidelines, and client requirements
  • Generate invoices based on billable hours, fixed fees, and other relevant criteria
  • Ensure invoices are clear, accurate, and comply with client billing guidelines
  • Communicate with clients regarding billing matters, addressing inquiries and providing necessary documentation
  • Collaborate with legal professionals to resolve any billing-related issues
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports related to billing, including aging reports and revenue forecasts
  • Assist in budgeting and financial planning for the billing department
  • Utilize billing and financial software to streamline processes
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and advancements in billing technology
  • Ensure adherence to ethical standards and compliance with legal regulations in billing practices
  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive financial and client information
  • Identify and address discrepancies, billing errors, and other issues promptly
  • Collaborate with internal teams to resolve billing-related challenges
  • Work with legal professionals on time tracking and billing procedures
  • Offer support and guidance to staff members regarding billing inquiries
  • Evaluate existing billing processes and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Implement strategies to enhance efficiency and accuracy in billing operations
  • Maintain organized records of billing-related documents, ensuring easy retrieval and reference


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or a related field preferred
  • Previous experience in legal or medical billing or financial operations
  • Previous experience with oversight of billing professionals
  • Strong understanding of billing guidelines and regulations
  • Proficient in using billing software and management systems
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced legal environment
  • Familiarity with financial reporting and analysis
  • Knowledge of industry-specific billing software and tools
  • Prior experience with e-billing systems

Equal Opportunity Employer

Recruiting Coordinator

Pittsburgh, PA

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a Recruiting Coordinator at our Pittsburgh, PA location.

The position will report to the Recruiting Manager, and support all Dinsmore locations. The primary focus is to support the recruiting effort in identifying talent and setting up interviews for qualified candidates to join our non-attorney population of employees, among other responsibilities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. This individual must have a positive, can-do professional attitude as well as precise attention to detail and the ability to prioritize multiple deadlines.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the management of the job posting process for all open business professional positions
  • Serve as primary point person to schedule all business professional interviews
  • Screen and recruit for entry level administrative positions
  • Follow-up with interviewers and rout completed interview summaries
  • Support firm DEI initiatives in building pipelines and recruiting all business professional positions
  • Update and maintain Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Communicate with existing business professionals to increase knowledge of recruiting needs to identify and source internal referrals
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with other departments including IT, Accounting, Business Development and Marketing

Requirements

  • College degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience in a professional setting
  • Professional services firm experience preferred; law firm experience a plus
  • Possess a high-level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness
  • Must be proficient utilizing various Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and complete them under time constraints
  • Ability to demonstrate good organizational skills including record keeping, data collection, and filing
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively by e-mail, telephone, and in person
  • Knowledge and utilization of LinkedIn and other social media

Equal Opportunity Employer

Marketing Technology Manager

Cincinnati, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

THIS POSITION CAN BE LOCATED IN ANY ONE OF DINSMORE'S LOCATIONS

Dinsmore is seeking a Marketing Technology Manager to manage and support the development of marketing technology tools and systems that meet the needs of the firm. This includes working collaboratively with many departments across the firm, including IT, Human Resources, and Finance/Accounting, to ensure the systems and processes are appropriately serving the firm. The Marketing Technology Manager will also apply proven communication and problem-solving skills to guide and assist the firm on issues related to the design, development, deployment and adoption of the firm's marketing technologies which are critical to business operations. It is essential to this role that the Manager demonstrates technical proficiency while also understanding the marketing side and can see the intersection of those two areas.

In addition, the Manager will be expected to serve as the liaison between the Business Development and Marketing (BDM) team and the IT department, and the Manager will be expected to effectively communicate the needs of each group. This position will also oversee various business development tools including the firm’s website, proposal database, email marketing (Concep), CRM (InterAction) and other analytics.

Strategy & Planning

  • Serve as lead application manager for the firm's CRM (InterAction) and Concep across the firm's national platform, working in close cooperation with BDM and IT team members.
  • Advise on best practices and support training and rollout of marketing systems.
  • Liaise with network administrators and software engineers to assist with quality assurance, program logic and data processing.
  • Research and propose innovative and cost-effective solutions.
  • Lead new projects while simultaneously maintaining and improving ongoing marketing systems.

Business Development/Marketing

  • Oversee and direct the firm's CRM system, including upgrades, utilizations, use for pipeline tracking and training.
  • Oversee and manage the firm’s website
  • Understand, evaluate and recommend new ways that technology can improve the firm's marketing function and contribute to the firm's business development goals. Work closely with internal cross-departmental teams and external vendors to manage the development, implementation, and integration of approved new requirements to the firm's marketing systems.
  • Provide solutions and recommendations for best practices and processes involving current technology to aid various marketing and business development projects and objectives.
  • Create, customize and maintain reports to assist in analyzing ROI on business development and marketing efforts, including mailings and events.

Data Quality

  • Ensure the integrity of the data in the firm's CRM system is maintained.
  • Ensure ongoing data and list quality through analysis, research, and validation to firm standards.
  • Perform initial and on-going data quality cleaning and tasks.
  • Develop and implement data maintenance plans and best practices to monitor the integrity of the data utilized in mass mailings and manage the planning and execution for the firm's various marketing business development projects.

Training

  • Be a resource to attorneys, practice group leaders and the BDM team to design efficient and effective use of CRM by individuals and groups.
  • Oversight of InterAction database and Concep training and onboarding for new and current users.
  • Create and maintain all marketing technology training and reference materials.
  • Serve as the primary technical/functionality troubleshooting contact for marketing technologies.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5-7 years of experience working with marketing technology in a professional services environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Significant experience with CRM and email marketing systems and related integration and reporting features.
  • Experience working with a Content Management System (CMS) and managing website content.
  • Strong sense of initiative in seeking out new technologies that have potential to be used as effective marketing tools.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who is able to manage multiple project simultaneously.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with lawyers, business professionals and direct reports.
  • Project team management experience.
  • Experience working independently, as well as within cross-functional teams, in a collaborative and professional environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Desktop Technician

Columbus, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT OUR COLUMBUS, OH OFFICE, AND IS AN IN-OFFICE POSITION

Dinsmore is seeking a Desktop Technician to provide technical support for the firm's computer systems, applications, and related technology at the firm’s Columbus, Ohio office and other assigned offices.  The role includes maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, and repairing computer hardware, software, and peripherals. This includes, but is not limited to, support for firm approved desktops, laptops, peripheral equipment, mobile devices, video-conferencing equipment, network, and software. The Desktop Technician reports to the IT Director.  Travel to other offices will be required.

Responsibilities

  • Document, maintain, upgrade, or replace hardware and software systems according to the firm's policies and procedures
  • Facilitate escalation of problems, issues, and requests to other IT department roles as necessary
  • Participate in and contribute to various IT department projects and initiatives
  • Maintain positive contact with attorneys, staff, and clients and observe confidentiality in all firm and client matters
  • Troubleshoot problems associated with any PC hardware, software, peripherals, and network connectivity; determine necessary repair, modifications, and testing of such systems
  • Monitor incoming helpdesk ticket queues.  Ticket and issue triage, resolution and escalation if required
  • Desktop/laptop imaging, installation and moves; performing system setup procedures on desktop/laptop for end-user; performing configuration changes and software installs
  • Provide physical inventory of desktops, laptops, monitors, printers, and related equipment.
  • Make inventory recommendations/purchases as assigned
  • Be familiar with and able to troubleshoot mobile devices and related wireless technologies.
  • Be familiar with and able to support applications including Outlook, Exchange, Office products, and firm specific applications
  • Be familiar with and able to support basic networking issues
  • Communicate effectively, including clearly express ideas/opinions, use appropriate, and effective communication methods, deal with firm employees and clients openly and honestly, be receptive and attentive to communication/feedback from firm employees and clients
  • Be present and prepared for work as scheduled, use time off policies appropriately, and schedule lunch and breaks according to department needs
  • Utilize firm procedures and resources appropriately to ensure efficient delivery of work product
  • Perform other duties, responsibilities, and/or special projects as assigned

Requirements

  • Experience troubleshooting basic desktop and laptop hardware, network, software, and printing problems
  • Experience imaging systems on both desktop and laptop PCs
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting hardware and Windows operating systems
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Exchange, Office products, and firm specific applications
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate and provide information with courtesy and tact
  • Ability to transport, install, and maintain equipment, including computers, printers, and monitors, including the occasional transportation of devices in excess of 50 lbs, lying, stooping, and bending to fully install various pieces of equipment
  • Demonstrate teamwork by engaging in discussions with co-workers and promote a team environment where co-workers can collaborate to provide effective problem resolution
  • Ability to travel independently
  • Actively look for opportunities to help others to provide a balanced workload
  • Demonstrate initiative by contributing new ideas, being self-motivated, and obtaining/maintaining a working knowledge of relevant areas
  • Demonstrate flexibility and a willingness to adjust to changes in job requirements and scheduling
  • Demonstrate organizational skills and effective use of time
  • Plan and prioritize daily work and managing time to ensure work is timely and efficiently completed

Equal Opportunity Employer

Trademark Paralegal

Detroit, MI

With over 750 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a trademark paralegal at its Troy, MI location. The position will be responsible for providing trademark specific paralegal support to attorneys in the Intellectual Property Department.

Responsibilities

  • Perform high quality, billable work
  • Correspond with foreign associates regarding searching, filing, maintaining, and enforcing trademarks of our clients
  • Conduct preliminary clearance searches through vendor database
  • Conduct research to gather and store information regarding the use of trademarks for enforcement and maintenance
  • Review and revise affidavits/declarations/oppositions to ensure accuracy and completeness of client information
  • Prepare, file, and monitor trademark applications
  • Draft responses to office actions
  • Draft oppositions to applications for conflicting trademarks
  • Draft affidavits of use and file with the USPTO
  • Draft renewal applications
  • Prepare and/or obtain documents for legalization
  • Review and organize files, reviewing docket for deadlines
  • Assist with copyright filings
  • Assist with preparing trademark-related agreements
  • Assist with enforcement matters to defend client trademarks and copyrights

Requirements

  • Must be able to produce high quality, billable work
  • College degree, paralegal certificate, or relevant work experience
  • Three or more years of trademark experience preferred
  • Proficiency with the USPTO’s online tools, including Trademark Electronic Application System (TEAS) and online tools of the Assignment Branch and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) preferred
  • Domestic and foreign filing experience preferred
  • General knowledge of intellectual property filing and prosecution rules/regulations is required
  • Experience with Anaqua docketing system preferred
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally and confidentially with a variety of personalities from all levels of an organization
  • Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Independent, action-oriented thinker who will successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with limited supervision and work with other practice assistants as a team
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence and professionalism
  • Communicate effectively and professionally (verbal and written)
  • Must be dependable and hardworking team player
  • Ability to prioritize work

Equal Opportunity Employer

Paralegal - COR/CFB

Bloomington, IN

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a commercial finance and banking paralegal at its Bloomington, IN location.

THIS IS AN IN-OFFICE POSITION.

This position requires a minimum of three years of experience with commercial transactions. Specific experience with assisting in real estate, construction financing, tax credits, public finance transactions, Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac/FHA lending, affordable housing, and general corporate and transactional work is beneficial.

Requirements

  • College degree, paralegal certificate, and/or relevant work experience
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Excel at managing deadlines, multiple work streams, and project status
  • Extensive experience with commercial real estate closings and/or financing transactions, including the preparation of documents for closing (drafting, revising and updating closing checklists, Revisions/Redlines in Word, Preparing and compiling PDF documents, Generating Comparison documents, etc.)
  • Critical review and analysis of commercial real estate due diligence including title, survey, zoning, organizational documents and resolutions
  • Communicating and interfacing directly with title companies, searchers, recorders offices, surveyors, and opposing counsel
  • Work well independently
  • Polished written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to compile closing binders in an organized and efficient manner
  • Ability to manage post-closing recordables
  • Knowledgeable and proficient in DocuSign, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel

Equal Opportunity Employer

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal

Indianapolis, IN

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a full-time Paralegal at our Indianapolis, IN location who will support multiple attorneys in the Commercial Real Estate practice group.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing surveys, title commitments and exception documents
  • Preparing documents relating to a variety of real estate, loan and construction matters, based on consultation with business clients and review by attorneys, including but not limited to agreements, leases, loan documents, and standard construction contracts
  • Preparing ancillary real estate transaction documents such as escrow instructions, deeds, easements, owner’s affidavits, closing certificates, entitlements, etc.
  • Providing general assistance in real estate, lending, construction and leasing transactions
  • Proof reading legal documents to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Analyzing and summarizing documents, zoning ordinances and statutes for review by attorneys
  • Working closely with attorneys to resolve a variety of day-to-day issues, and supporting a broad range of commercial transactions and projects
  • Performing legal due diligence
  • Multi-tasking and prioritizing work assignments to consistently provide high-quality work product within stated deadlines

Requirements

  • College degree, paralegal certificate, or relevant work experience
  • 3-5 years as a real estate paralegal, strongly preferred
  • Ability to perform high quality, billable work
  • Proficiency with government and regulatory online tools
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work professionally and confidentially with a variety of personalities from all levels of an organization
  • Proven organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Independent, action-oriented thinker who will successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with limited supervision and work with other personnel as a team
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to excellence and professionalism
  • Must be dependable and hardworking team player
  • Ability to prioritize work

Equal Opportunity Employer

Project Assistant

Wheeling, WV

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a Project Assistant at our Wheeling, WV office.

Responsibilities

  • Requesting/tracking/maintaining high volume medical records according to office guidelines
  • Gaining an understanding of case files
  • Maintenance of legal documents and files
  • Assist with trial, deposition, and mediation preparation, and special projects

Requirements

  • Experience working in a professional office, and the ability to work independently while still being a part of a team
  • Familiarity with copying, faxing, scanning, and emailing along with solid computer skills. Detail oriented, organized, and have the ability to take and follow instruction
  • Legal background and/or medical record experience is a plus

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Administrative Assistant - COR/BAS

Cincinnati, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore seeks a Practice Support Specialist at our Cincinnati, OH location to support multiple attorneys in the area of Business Acquisitions & Securities.

Responsibilities

  • Help to manage individual attorney calendars which could include scheduling meetings, conference calls, and travel arrangements; learn departmental docketing system as necessary
  • Open and maintain client files
  • Provide clerical support to the attorneys and paralegals
  • Be trained to coordinate the monthly client billing process
  • Provide backup overflow assistance to legal secretaries as needed
  • Other duties as necessary

Requirements

  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent word processing skills and intermediate-level use of Microsoft Office Suite, .pdf editing software, and related legal software including electronic document management systems iManage/FileSite, PowerPoint, and Outlook a plus
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping and document management systems a plus
  • Familiarity with basic online resources
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills, and ability to multi-task
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment

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Legal Administrative Assistant - COR/BSR

Lexington, KY

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant who will support multiple attorneys in the areas of Business Restructuring and Commercial Litigation at our Lexington, KY location. We are willing to train the right person for the position who meets the requirements listed below:

Responsibilities

  • File and client management, formatting, proofreading and editing documents, online filings, expense reimbursement processing, travel arrangements and other administrative support.

Requirements

  • Intermediate to advanced-level use of Microsoft Office Suite software and .pdf editing software
  • Excellent writing, grammar and proofreading skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-directed, high energy, and have advanced computer skills.
  • Solid work history providing administrative support, and effectively reporting to multiple attorneys/supervisors
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Preferred, but not required

  • Knowledge of the bankruptcy process
  • Understanding of federal, state and local rules of civil procedure
  • Experience with Bestcase & QuickBooks
  • Experience drafting pleadings; Drafting & filing proof of claims
  • Exposure to Litigation law in Kentucky for 3 years or more
  • Experience with E-filing (federal and state)
  • Experience using document management systems (iManage, a plus)

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Legal Administrative Assistant - Immigration

Cincinnati, OH

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant at our Cincinnati, OH location who will support the Immigration practice group.  We seek candidates that are self-directed, high energy, and advanced computer skills are a must.

Responsibilities

  • Duties include but are not limited to drafting correspondence, preparation and filing of immigration cases, file maintenance, travel arrangements, expense reports, time entry, review and editing of prebills, and maintaining attorney calendars

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in legal support
  • Strong experience calendaring deadlines
  • Ideal candidate will have working knowledge and understanding of Federal immigration rules and procedures
  • Experience with filing at USCIS Service Centers and Federal e-filing systems (e.g. FLAG, PERM, and USCIS)
  • Experience using attorney timekeeping software and document management systems
  • Must have experience and proficiency using MS Office Suite
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to type 65 WPM

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Legal Administrative Assistant - IPR/IPE

Detroit, MI

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

Dinsmore is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant who will support multiple attorneys/paralegals primarily in connection with patent and trademark protection and portfolio management. We seek candidates that are focus on attention to detail, are self-directed, highly motivated, and have advanced computer skills.

Responsibilities

Assist with IP portfolio management and related communications; electronic filings; client communication; billing; formatting, proofreading, and editing of contracts, spreadsheets, and other reports and transaction-related documents; docket management; travel arrangements; and other legal support functions.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of legal assistant experience
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent word processing skills and intermediate-level use of Microsoft Office Suite, .pdf editing software, and related legal software, including attorney timekeeping software and electronic document management systems
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Solid work history including 3-5 years supporting multiple attorneys/paralegals
  • Experience in patent, trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution and transactional work a plus
  • Ability to review and communicate docket to attorneys/paralegals, and effectively report to several professionals

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Trademark Legal Administrative Assistant - IPR/IPT

Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Lexington, KY; Louisville, KY; Pittsburgh, PA; Washington, D.C.; Chicago, IL

With over 725 lawyers in 32 offices across the U.S., Dinsmore is committed to maintaining and developing a strong market profile. This is both to facilitate an understanding of the firm's capabilities by current and prospective clients, and to support the recruitment of talented attorneys and business professionals.

THIS POSITION CAN BE LOCATED ANYWHERE DINSMORE HAS AN OFFICE LOCATION

Dinsmore is seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant who will support multiple attorneys/paralegals primarily in connection with Patent Opinion and Prosecution and all phases of Trademark Protection and Enforcement.  We seek candidates that are self-directed, highly motivated, and have advanced computer skills.

Responsibilities

Electronic filings; client communication; billing; formatting, proofreading, and editing of contracts, spreadsheets, and other reports and transaction-related documents; docket management; travel arrangements, time entry; online research; and other legal support functions.

Requirements

  • Experience with litigation support
  • Excellent writing, grammar, proofreading skills, and meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent word processing skills and intermediate-level use of Microsoft Office Suite, .pdf editing software, and related legal software, including attorney timekeeping software and electronic document management systems
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success as a positive team player, as well as an independent worker
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment
  • Solid work history including 3-5 years supporting multiple attorneys/paralegals.
  • Experience in patent, trademark and copyright clearance, prosecution and transactional work
  • Experience with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Working knowledge and understanding of domestic and foreign procurement process for patents and trademarks
  • Ability to review and communicate docket to attorneys/paralegals, and effectively report to several professionals

Equal Opportunity Employer