Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Analyst

Washington D.C.; New York; Boston; Chicago; San Francisco; Los Angeles
May 05, 2021
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is currently seeking an Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Analyst to join our winning team, located in either our Washington, D.C., New York, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, or San Francisco offices. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation and collaboration.

As the global outbreak of COVID-19 continues to unfold, Latham has taken precautions to help protect our people, clients, and the communities where we live and work.  This includes a shift to virtual work for the majority of our lawyers and staff.  This role will likely start virtually while the firm continues to evaluate the situation. 

The Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Analyst will receive a generous total compensation package. Bonuses are awarded in recognition of individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program including healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k plan, and more! In addition, employees receive 10 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure.

As an Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Analyst at Latham, you will contribute your scientific training and expertise to advise the Supervising Attorneys on cases relating to Intellectual Property Litigation and on transactional issues for life science clients. Your responsibilities will include reviewing scientific documents and identifying key issues relating to the legal matters at issue while accomplishing these and other critical functions:

  • Distilling complex scientific concepts and explaining them in terms understandable to non-scientists such as attorneys, judges, and juries
  • Assisting in preparation for depositions and trial, preparing technical witnesses for their testimony as well as developing exhibits for trial
  • Interacting with attorneys, paralegals, clients, experts, inventors, and scientists

As an Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Analyst, you will be expected to apply your organizational and communication skills while displaying a positive, high-energy attitude. The successful Intellectual Property and Life Sciences Analyst must have strong analytical abilities coupled with concise written and oral communication skills. An advanced degree in Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Immunology, or a related field is required, Ph.D. preferred. A minimum of one (1) year of related job experience is a plus. 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by clicking the "Apply Now" link.

To apply for this role in our other locations, please follow the links below:
New York
San Francisco
Los Angeles

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