Lewis & Associates is a leader in providing Legal and Administrative staffing services. We are a sole source staffing firm giving you convenient ways of working with us. We make every effort to ensure the highest degree of professionalism and integrity in the staffing process. We understand the demanding role of recruiting to source the highest level of legal professionals while incorporating proven, innovative, and successful recruiting techniques.
Technology Specialists in intellectual property ("IP") practice are involved in a wide variety of types of work, including patent prosecution, client counseling, opinions, patent litigation and IP transactional matters. For example, Technology Specialists typically work with inventors; prepare patent applications and replies to communications from patent offices during the patent application process; conduct scientific journal and patent searching on Internet databases; prepare letters of instruction to foreign counsel for foreign counterparts to US patent applications; assist lawyers in the preparation of patentability, validity, freedom to operate and infringement opinions; assist lawyers in reviewing file histories of patents; assist with analyses of issues that arise in patent litigation; adhere to a standard of ethics; and participate in special projects and other duties assigned.
We are seeking an associate for a Washington, DC office with 4 – 5 years of experience in litigation (including discovery, depositions, motions practice, and pre-trial practice) to join a Litigation practice. Seeking academically distinguished applicants with strong brief writing and oral advocacy skills, high attention to detail, and ability to work under pressure with multiple deadlines. District clerkship and/or appellate clerkship preferred. Opportunity to gain significant responsibility and direct exposure to clients. All applicants should have excellent references.