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Trademark Law Associate | Burlington, Vermont

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) is seeking an Associate attorney with 1-3 years of trademark experience to join our Intellectual Property Group in our Burlington, Vermont office.

This is a unique opportunity to work with and learn from a team of sophisticated intellectual property professionals in Burlington, consistently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S. by numerous publications and polls.  Burlington provides a vibrant cultural environment, a thriving downtown, a welcoming community, easy access to mountains and lakes, and short commutes.  Our intellectual property lawyers have worked at some of the largest firms, IP practices, and corporations in the U.S., but choose to live in Burlington because lifestyle is a priority.  We serve a wide range of local, regional, national and international clients.

This Associate will work on a variety of trademark, copyright and related unfair competition and advertising issues, including trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement matters; amicable resolution of U.S. and multi-national intellectual property disputes; opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB); copyright filings; URDP complaints; and website and mobile application policies.  The work will also include negotiating intellectual property related agreements such as coexistence agreements, licenses and rights transfer agreements and providing litigation support on TTAB proceedings and federal court actions in the trademark, copyright and advertising fields.

We have a strong preference for candidates who have:

  • One to three years of trademark experience, including reviewing trademark searches, drafting clearance opinions and preparing USPTO office action responses;
  • Additional experience in either trademark (including TTAB) litigation or intellectual property transactions such as software license agreements;
  • Strong organizational skills and a high level of attention to detail;
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills; and
  • Superb academic credentials.

DRM is committed to investing in our attorneys’ professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans. To apply, please visit: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com.

Labor and Employment Law Associate | Brattleboro, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks an associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Labor and Employment Law practice in its Brattleboro, Vermont office. Experience representing clients before administrative agencies in employment-related claims, litigating on behalf of management, counseling on employment matters and representing management  in traditional labor matters is preferred.  

Desirable qualifications include litigation experience, preferably employment law related, including drafting responsive pleadings, handling all aspects of the discovery process, and drafting discovery and dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment. Experience with traditional labor matters including union elections, NLRB proceedings, arbitrations, and contract negotiations is a plus.

DRM is committed to client service and providing resources for professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Apply by visiting: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com.

Business Law Associate | Burlington

Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with 4 to 8 years of experience to join its very busy private equity practice at its Burlington, Vermont office. Qualified candidates will have experience in sophisticated debt and equity financing transactions, along with general corporate experience, including company formation and business acquisitions. Background and experience with complex company capitalization models, transactional IP and tax would be valuable in this position.

DRM is committed to client service and providing resources for professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package, including industry-leading paid parental leave and two generous retirement plans. To apply, please visit DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com.

Business Law Junior Associate | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin seeks an associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience to join its Commercial and Business Law practice in its Burlington, Vermont office. Qualified candidates will have relevant experience in the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other business organizations, commercial loan transactions, equity financings (including private equity and venture capital) and mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets).

DRM is committed to client service and providing resources for professional growth and development. We offer excellent mentorship and training, as well as leading technology, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Apply by visiting: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com.

Corporate/Commercial Attorney | Lebanon, NH

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC seeks an experienced corporate/commercial attorney to join its Lebanon office. The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice in New Hampshire, have a portable book of business with compatible clients and have a minimum of ten years of experience in corporate/commercial law. The ideal candidate will also be active in the New Hampshire business and civic community and be committed to growing DRM’s regional presence. Relevant experience would include the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and other business organizations, commercial loan transactions, equity financings (including private equity and venture capital) and mergers and acquisitions (including sales of stock and assets, management buyouts, recapitalizations and reorganizations). Experience with ESOPs, B-corps or other focused practices would be highly valued. To apply, please visit: DownsRachlinMartinPLLC.appone.com

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