White & Case is an elite global law firm serving leading companies, financial institutions and governments worldwide. Our long history as an international firm means we are perfectly placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they may be. With lawyers operating from more than 40 locations, working in virtually every country of the world, we have invested heavily in building a high-quality full-service practice competing at the top of the market. We are distinguished by our on-the-ground presence in the world’s key financial markets and our strengths in handling complex cross-border work. It’s not just about our global network of offices; it’s the global interconnectedness of the Firm that our people, and our clients, value most. We work well together across geographic and practice boundaries. It’s one of the reasons we attract and retain cross-border work. And why we attract a diverse group of people. Our lawyers are globally minded, enterprising, collaborative and committed to excellence. Diversity is a core value of our Firm and it has been recognized with numerous awards and top rankings around the world. Our people represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages.
We are looking for a mid-level associate to join our rapidly growing global IP & Technology Transactions practice in our New York or Silicon Valley office. You should have strong academic credentials and a genuine interest in strategic initiatives and commercial transactions involving intellectual property, data and technology. You should also be creative, ambitious and passionate about work, ready for the challenges of working in a global law firm, service-minded with strong interpersonal skills and able to work in team. As an associate, you will have the opportunity to work with partners in our global Technology Transactions Group, including teams based in other offices, and thereby gain diverse experience in multi-jurisdictional transactions and in all the legal areas of our practice. We offer high-quality, domestic and international-oriented work on the most challenging IP & Technology Transactions, a competitive salary package and an opportunity to work as part of a truly global organization.
Our Practice Area
One of the largest practices of its type in any global law firm, the Sourcing and Technology Transactions Group handles a wide range of matters, from complex sourcing and strategic alliances to cybersecurity, Big Data and data management concerns. With decades of experience in the sector, we have advised on many of the largest landmark sourcing arrangements ever undertaken, and continue to support some of the world’s most prominent companies with their IT and sourcing needs.Both our clients—and the technologies at the heart of their businesses—are exciting, innovative and highly varied. From the moment you join our practice, you can expect to be given significant responsibility, meeting regularly with clients and handling such tasks as due diligence reviews, reading and summarizing contracts, drafting simple agreements and internal project management.While we demand the commitment necessary to deliver outstanding service, our practice has a relaxed working culture, with a collegial atmosphere. Eager to give associates the training and experience they need to achieve their potential, partners are friendly and accessible, and colleagues are always supportive and open to questions.
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