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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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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 Corporate & Securities Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Las Vegas office seeks to hire an associate with two to four years of experience for its Corporate & Securities group.  Experience in mergers and acquisitions work is required.   Additional solid background in public and private securities offerings and 1933 and 1934 Act compliance is a plus.  Great opportunity to develop further legal skills and establish a balanced career at a firm that values collaboration, associate development, and community service.  Nevada Bar strongly preferred.

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.

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.

 

Orange County Estate Planning Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Private Client Services group seeks to hire an associate estate planner to join the Orange County office.  Practicing attorneys with at least three years of experience will be considered.  Preference given to candidates with an accounting background and/or an LL.M. in taxation.  Excellent academics and writing skills required.  California bar, or ability to sit for California bar exam, required.

 

 

Phoenix

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.

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.

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.

 

Commercial Finance Staff Attorney  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office seeks a mid-level to senior staff attorney for the commercial finance team.  Experience should include representation of institutional lenders and documenting and closing real estate and asset based loans.  In addition, experience in structured finance (including CMBS and securitizations) and tax advantaged finance (including low income housing tax credit and alternative energy) would be a plus.  This position is a non-partnership track but the successful candidate will be an employee of Snell & Wilmer and not an independent contractor. 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, the attorney will be eligible to participate in the firm’s 401(K) Savings Plan. Staff Attorneys may be eligible for medical, but not other benefits. Work arrangements would be determined mutually.  Arizona Bar required.

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

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. 

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 Products Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s Phoenix office seeks an associate with four to six years’ of experience in litigation for the Products Liability group. The associate will work with a team of attorneys on a variety of product liability cases including automotive, pharmaceutical, medical device, consumer products, and emerging technology litigation. The ideal candidate will have overall litigation case management experience in product liability litigation, including drafting motions, handling discovery and depositions, and experience in court proceedings. Strong academic credentials and excellent writing skills required. Arizona Bar 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.

 

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

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.

 

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.

Tucson Estate Planning Associate  Apply Now!

Snell & Wilmer’s private client services group seeks to hire an associate estate planner to join the Tucson office.  Practicing attorneys with at least three years of experience will be considered.  Preference given to candidates with an accounting background and/or an LL.M. in taxation and candidates licensed or able to obtain licensure by motion in Arizona.  Excellent academics and writing skills required.

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.

 

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