While other firms contract and retrench, we are picking up steam.

Brown Rudnick offers you a vibrant platform from which to grow your business. Our renowned practices in bankruptcy and litigation make us virtually recession-proof, and our strong corporate, hedge fund and venture capital practices anchor us when the economy is robust.

Lawyers who join our firm mid-career often marvel at what they can achieve here. That’s because we adhere to one simple rule: We treat partners like partners. You’ll receive full cooperation and support from day one – no silos, no poaching, no competition for resources. Because our compensation system rewards teamwork, you’ll find partners across the firm eager to pitch in and help serve your clients.

You’ll be in good company at Brown Rudnick. Top lawyers from around the world have joined us laterally, attracted to our intellectual energy and entrepreneurial freedom. Your colleagues will include a wide-ranging group of leading practitioners recognized by groups such as Chambers & Partners, Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America, Legal 500, Law360, PLC Which Lawyer?, and Turnaround & Workouts.

At Brown Rudnick, we also believe that our differences make us stronger, and we support and celebrate diversity at every level. Please refer to our Diversity discussion.

Brown Rudnick's Open Positions:

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Recruiters may submit the resume and cover letter of interested candidates via email here. Brown Rudnick does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of Brown Rudnick without having a Brown Rudnick placement agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of Brown Rudnick.

Patent Agent or Associate



Corporate & Capital Markets




Brown Rudnick is currently seeking a junior Patent Agent or Associate to join our Boston office.

About Brown Rudnick:

At Brown Rudnick, we combine ingenuity with experience to achieve great outcomes for our clients. We deliver partner-driven service; we incentivize our lawyers to collaborate in the client’s best interest; and we put excellence before scale, focusing on practices such as life sciences, corporate restructuring, M&A, white collar defense, international disputes and intellectual property, where we are recognized leaders. We have more than 250 lawyers and government relations professionals across the United States and Europe, with offices in key financial centers. Beyond the United States and Europe, we serve clients in the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America.


· Open to Attorneys or Agents

· PTO Registration Required

· 0-3 years of relevant legal experience at a law firm or in-house.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience with drafting and prosecuting patent applications, freedom-to-operate opinions, diligence, and related activities.

· Experience with (a) mechanical/electrical technologies and experience in software or (b) biotechnology with an emphasis on diagnostics.

· Intellectual curiosity, especially in the face of novel and emerging technologies.

· Responsiveness and a strong client service mindset.

· Skilled collaborator who appropriately and constructively engages colleagues and shares information while driving results that move client matters forward.

· Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and persuasively, in both oral and written formats.

· Strong project management skills.

· Law firm experience is a plus.

Benefits offered include:

· Competitive compensation

· Health Insurance

· Dental Insurance

· Paid Childcare and Adoption Leave

Equity, Inclusion and Diversity:

At Brown Rudnick, we are committed to the value of diversity and to ensuring the equitable and inclusive treatment of all members of our community. We invite everyone, including those who are members of minority groups, women, LGBTQ, disabled, and veterans, to apply for employment. Brown Rudnick is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All persons are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, disability, handicap, veteran’s status, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local laws.

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Corporate Associate




Corporate & Capital Markets



Brown Rudnick is seeking a highly qualified mid-level (3rd – 4th year) associate to join the Corporate group in its Boston, MA and New York, NY offices. Candidates must have experience working directly with clients and managing substantial components of a broad range of corporate and transactional matters. The group represents hedge funds, middle market companies, portfolio companies of private equity and hedge funds, and both public and private clients. The ideal candidate will have sophisticated experience with life sciences clients and cross-border transactions. Work includes mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate governance and securities. Position offers the opportunity to assume significant responsibility and career growth potential.


Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Comparable law firm experience preferred. View pdf

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Executive Compensation & ERISA Counsel




Corporate & Capital Markets



Brown Rudnick is currently seeking an Executive Compensation & ERISA Counsel with an interest in joining a dynamic and sophisticated corporate and capital markets practice and where the candidate also would support an active restructuring practice.


The ideal candidate will have practiced at least 8 years and have experience in all areas of employee benefits law, including qualified plan design, compliance and planning, ERISA fiduciary compliance, transactional employee benefits (including stock and asset sales, credit agreements and post-transaction benefits integration), executive and equity compensation design and compliance (including the tax and securities law aspects of equity compensation arrangements), nonqualified deferred compensation design and compliance (including advising with respect Internal Revenue Code Section 409A), resolution of IRS, Department of Labor and PBGC audits and business succession planning (including through ESOP transactions). Excellent document drafting skills and judgment are highly desired. For this role we are open to candidates who desire a flexible work arrangement, including hourly arrangements or part-time schedules. View pdf

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We offer competitive benefit packages to our lawyers. These include:

Medical, dental and vision insurance

Vision, discount program

Short and long-term disability

Firm-paid life insurance

Firm-paid accidental death and dismemberment insurance

Voluntary life insurance (employee and dependent)

Domestic Partner benefits

Pre-tax parking and transit programs

Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts

Pet insurance

401(k) retirement savings plan

Backup child and adult care

Employee Assistance Program

10-12 holidays per year

4 weeks of vacation per year

Bereavement, jury duty, personal days and sick time

Paid parental leave

Reduced hours and flexible working arrangements

Firm-sponsored wellness program

PDAs, laptops and remote network access

Key features of our firm include:

Top-tier financial performance and a strong balance sheet

A strategic platform providing life-cycle services to your clients

Offices in key financial centers

A fast-growing London office, home to more than one-fifth of our lawyers

Top government relations practitioners who provide another avenue for client advocacy

A strategic plan for smart, sustained growth