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Snell & Wilmer's Expansion Committee looks to attract talented laterals who will add depth to the firm's practices and geography. If you are looking for a home for your current practice and have interest in joining the leading Southwestern regional law firm, please call the Director of Attorney Recruiting & Diversity, Abby Raddatz, at 602.382.6000. If you wish to bring your talents to our existing clients and markets, please review current opportunities below.

Snell & Wilmer is an equal opportunity employer.

Denver

Intellectual Property Partners  Apply Now!

All of Snell & Wilmer’s offices in Arizona, Denver, Nevada, California and Utah seek partners with $500,000+ portable and consistent books of business to help grow and lead the Intellectual Property practice.  Snell & Wilmer’s 35+ patent attorney Intellectual Property practice includes prosecution, transactional and litigation work, along with many other attorneys in other Intellectual Property areas.  The group has vast experience in alternative fee agreements and cross-marketing opportunities among our eight regional U.S. offices.  We are also growing our life sciences group and trademark practices in all our offices.   Please contact Abby Raddatz (araddatz@swlaw.com) to speak further about our efforts.

Patent Agent  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks an Intellectual Property Patent Agent with two to four years of patent prosecution experience.  Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, quick learner, strong attention to detail, efficient, USPTO bar admission required and a background in electrical engineering required.

The candidate may be able to work remotely, depending on the State.

Las Vegas

Intellectual Property Partners  Apply Now!

All of Snell & Wilmer’s offices in Arizona, Denver, Nevada, California and Utah seek partners with $500,000+ portable and consistent books of business to help grow and lead the Intellectual Property practice.  Snell & Wilmer’s 35+ patent attorney Intellectual Property practice includes prosecution, transactional and litigation work, along with many other attorneys in other Intellectual Property areas.  The group has vast experience in alternative fee agreements and cross-marketing opportunities among our eight regional U.S. offices.  We are also growing our life sciences group and trademark practices in all our offices.   Please contact Abby Raddatz (araddatz@swlaw.com) to speak further about our efforts.

Patent Agent  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks an Intellectual Property Patent Agent with two to four years of patent prosecution experience.  Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, quick learner, strong attention to detail, efficient, USPTO bar admission required  and a background in electrical engineering required.

The candidate may be able to work remotely, depending on the State.

 

Los Angeles

Intellectual Property Partners  Apply Now!

All of Snell & Wilmer’s offices in Arizona, Denver, Nevada, California and Utah seek partners with $500,000+ portable and consistent books of business to help grow and lead the Intellectual Property practice.  Snell & Wilmer’s 35+ patent attorney Intellectual Property practice includes prosecution, transactional and litigation work, along with many other attorneys in other Intellectual Property areas.  The group has vast experience in alternative fee agreements and cross-marketing opportunities among our eight regional U.S. offices.  We are also growing our life sciences group and trademark practices in all our offices.   Please contact Abby Raddatz (araddatz@swlaw.com) to speak further about our efforts.

Los Cabos

Los Cabos Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer's Los Cabos office seeks to hire a transactional associate with two or more years of experience. Background should be in real estate or corporate transactions. Admitted to practice in Mexico required. Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Orange County

Intellectual Property Partners  Apply Now!

All of Snell & Wilmer’s offices in Arizona, Denver, Nevada, California and Utah seek partners with $500,000+ portable and consistent books of business to help grow and lead the Intellectual Property practice.  Snell & Wilmer’s 35+ patent attorney Intellectual Property practice includes prosecution, transactional and litigation work, along with many other attorneys in other Intellectual Property areas.  The group has vast experience in alternative fee agreements and cross-marketing opportunities among our eight regional U.S. offices.  We are also growing our life sciences group and trademark practices in all our offices.   Please contact Abby Raddatz (araddatz@swlaw.com) to speak further about our efforts.

Patent Agent  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks an Intellectual Property Patent Agent with two to four years of patent prosecution experience.  Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, quick learner, strong attention to detail, efficient, USPTO bar admission required  and a background in electrical engineering required.

The candidate may be able to work remotely, depending on the State.

 

Phoenix

Commercial Finance Attorney  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Commercial Finance group has an immediate opening for a commercial finance attorney with at least five years’ experience.  Candidates should have experience in due diligence, documentation, negotiation, and closing of sophisticated lending transactions.  The group handles all types of real estate secured,  commercial and industrial, securities based, and asset backed loans.

 

The successful candidate could reside in any of our offices with a slight preference for Salt Lake City.  Associate, counsel or staff attorney arrangements are available, depending on the candidate’s needs.  A partner level position would also be considered for candidates with a developing book of business.   

 

Strong academic credentials and excellent writing skills required.  Bar license in the market in which the candidate resides is also required

Corporate & Securities Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office seeks to hire an associate with four to six years of experience in corporate and securities work.  Substantial experience in mergers and acquisition is required.  Experience in securities (’33 Act and ’34 Act) is preferred, but not critical.  Excellent writing skills, strong work ethic and desire to work as part of a team are expected.  Arizona bar required.

Intellectual Property Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks an associate with two to five years of patent prosecution experience. Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, Arizona Bar admission, USPTO bar admission, and a BS or MS in electrical engineering required. 

Intellectual Property Partners  Apply Now!

All of Snell & Wilmer’s offices in Arizona, Denver, Nevada, California and Utah seek partners with $500,000+ portable and consistent books of business to help grow and lead the Intellectual Property practice.  Snell & Wilmer’s 35+ patent attorney Intellectual Property practice includes prosecution, transactional and litigation work, along with many other attorneys in other Intellectual Property areas.  The group has vast experience in alternative fee agreements and cross-marketing opportunities among our eight regional U.S. offices.  We are also growing our life sciences group and trademark practices in all our offices.   Please contact Abby Raddatz (araddatz@swlaw.com) to speak further about our efforts.

Life Science Attorney  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Life Science & Medical Technology Group seeks to hire an associate or staff attorney with significant commercial contracting experience in support of life science and/or technology clients.  The ideal candidate would have experience in drafting and negotiating early-stage R&D, licensing and tech transfer arrangements through later-stage clinical trials, clinical and commercial manufacture, sale, lease and distribution of finished product.  Experience in mergers and acquisitions is preferred, but not critical.  Excellent writing skills, strong work ethic, strategic thinking and desire to work as part of a team are expected.  Arizona bar or willingness to become admitted preferred.

Patent Agent  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks an Intellectual Property Patent Agent with two to four years of patent prosecution experience.  Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, quick learner, strong attention to detail, efficient, USPTO bar admission required  and a background in electrical engineering required.

The candidate may be able to work remotely, depending on the State.

 

Phoenix Real Estate Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office seeks an associate with three to five years of experience to join the Real Estate practice group. Significant experience in due diligence, drafting, negotiating, and closing real estate purchase and lease transactions is expected.  Strong academic skills and the ability to work in a team environment is required. Arizona Bar, or the ability to become admitted to the Arizona bar required.

Phoenix Special Litigation Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office seeks a litigation associate with two – four years’ experience in litigation to join its Special Litigation Team, which provides a variety of litigation and compliance services involving government and health care matters. The candidate should have interest in litigating election law, international export work, government contracting, constitutional matters, and health care litigation. The position requires a substantial amount of regulatory work. Experience in all phases of litigation, including discovery and motion practice is desired. Excellent academic credentials and superior writing skills are expected. Arizona bar required.

 

We are not accepting resumes from professional recruiters at this time.

 

Tax Credit Financing and Opportunity Zone Attorney  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer is looking for an attorney with three or more years of experience in federal income taxation and tax credit financing to join its expanding Tax Credit Financing and Opportunity Zones and Funds practice.  Snell & Wilmer has an existing, nationally recognized Opportunity Zone practice and tax credit financing practice and is looking for someone to further grow these practices.  Counsel, associate and staff attorney positions could all be considered, depending on the attorney’s experience and desired working arrangements.  Candidates with federal income tax experience is required.  Excellent technical and communication skills, as well as the ability to work in a team environment are required.

 

Reno

Staff Attorney Commercial/Financial Services Lit.  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks one or more attorneys on a non-partnership track, with at least three years of experience in commercial litigation to assist with financial services litigation cases in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada.  Applicants should be available to work for the firm on an exclusive basis.  Compensation will be set based upon level of experience and agreed upon commitment with the opportunity for periodic bonuses.  In addition to base compensation, successful applicants will be eligible to participate in the firm's 401(k) savings plan, and may be eligible for medical benefits.  Work arrangements to be determined mutually, with reduced hour options and telecommuting flexibility.  Successful applicants will be expected to research and draft motions, handle written discovery, take and defend depositions, argue motions, appear in court proceedings, attend settlement conferences and mediations, and try cases.  The ideal candidate will have experience in financial services litigation, including mortgage litigation, and be barred in Nevada.  Strong academic credentials and excellent writing skills required. 

We are not accepting resumes from professional recruiters for this position.

Salt Lake City

Intellectual Property Partners  Apply Now!

All of Snell & Wilmer’s offices in Arizona, Denver, Nevada, California and Utah seek partners with $500,000+ portable and consistent books of business to help grow and lead the Intellectual Property practice.  Snell & Wilmer’s 35+ patent attorney Intellectual Property practice includes prosecution, transactional and litigation work, along with many other attorneys in other Intellectual Property areas.  The group has vast experience in alternative fee agreements and cross-marketing opportunities among our eight regional U.S. offices.  We are also growing our life sciences group and trademark practices in all our offices.   Please contact Abby Raddatz (araddatz@swlaw.com) to speak further about our efforts.

 

Patent Agent  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks an Intellectual Property Patent Agent with two to four years of patent prosecution experience.  Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, quick learner, strong attention to detail, efficient, USPTO bar admission required  and a background in electrical engineering required.

The candidate may be able to work remotely, depending on the State.

 

Salt Lake City Commercial Litigation Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Salt Lake City office seeks an associate with one to three years of experience to join the preeminent litigation group in Utah. The successful candidate will play a significant role in case management, discovery, trials, arbitrations, and other evidentiary hearings.  Salt Lake’s litigation group has an incredible clientele and is regularly engaged to represent businesses across the country. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a thriving national practice based out of Salt Lake City. Outstanding social skills, academic credentials and writing skills required.

Salt Lake City Corporate & Securities Attorney  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks to hire an attorney with six to eight years’ experience for the Corporate & Securities group in Salt Lake City.  Attorneys must have strong experience in securities, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity. Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, and Utah Bar required.

Salt Lake City Real Estate Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Salt Lake City office seeks an associate with two to three years’ experience to join the Real Estate practice group, a group which is the primary resource of distinct and essential real estate legal services for major real estate projects, and such projects’ developers, owners, and investors, in Utah and the surrounding region.  The ideal candidate will have experience with all phases of due diligence, drafting, negotiating, and closing real estate purchase and lease transactions, or other sophisticated real estate transactions. Strong academic skills and the ability to work in a team environment is required. Utah Bar, or the ability to become admitted to the Utah bar, required.

Tucson

Intellectual Property Partners  Apply Now!

All of Snell & Wilmer’s offices in Arizona, Denver, Nevada, California and Utah seek partners with $500,000+ portable and consistent books of business to help grow and lead the Intellectual Property practice.  Snell & Wilmer’s 35+ patent attorney Intellectual Property practice includes prosecution, transactional and litigation work, along with many other attorneys in other Intellectual Property areas.  The group has vast experience in alternative fee agreements and cross-marketing opportunities among our eight regional U.S. offices.  We are also growing our life sciences group and trademark practices in all our offices.   Please contact Abby Raddatz (araddatz@swlaw.com) to speak further about our efforts.

Patent Agent  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer seeks an Intellectual Property Patent Agent with two to four years of patent prosecution experience.  Strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, quick learner, strong attention to detail, efficient, USPTO bar admission required  and a background in electrical engineering required.

The candidate may be able to work remotely, depending on the State.