Current Openings

Business Litigation Associate: Chicago

Lathrop Gage LLP, a national firm with 10 offices and more than 250 attorneys, is actively seeking an associate with 2-5 years of experience to join our Business Litigation group in our Chicago office. Previous banking and creditors’ rights litigation experience is strongly preferred.

Candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong writing, analytical, and communication skills. We offer the opportunity to be a part of our growing Chicago office, hands on experience, the immediate opportunity to interface with clients, and targeted business development training.

Please send your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Linda Stepney at Lathrop Gage LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Life Sciences Technology Specialists and Associates: Boston

Lathrop Gage, a national firm with 10 offices and more than 250 attorneys, is actively seeking Technology Specialists and Patent Attorneys to join our Life Sciences Intellectual Property Group in Boston.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing office and practice group and work closely with senior practitioners on a wide variety of patent prosecution matters.

Work will include preparation and prosecution of patent applications, IP due diligence, patent portfolio management and general intellectual property counseling for clients ranging from start-up entrepreneurs to large biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and research institutions.

We are looking for bright and dedicated individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Strong scientific backgrounds, preferably a Ph.D. in a relevant life sciences discipline (e.g., molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, immunology).
  • The alternative to a Ph.D. is a Master’s degree with relevant industry experience and the requisite scientific/technical background to take the USPTO Agent’s Exam.
  • Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential.
  • Have strong technical skills and excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Are creative and detail-oriented, with superior organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Enjoy working both independently and as a member of a team, in a cutting-edge environment.
  • For attorney applicants, USPTO registration required and state bar membership required

To apply, please send your resume to Lisa Schlappi at