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Labor & Employment Attorney | Brattleboro, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin – one of Northern New England’s largest business law firms - seeks a labor and employment attorney in its Brattleboro, Vermont office. The ideal candidate would have 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. From its rural offices in Vermont and New Hampshire, DRM’s labor and employment law group has a sophisticated regional employment practice and a national labor practice. The ideal candidate has 1 to 3 years of relevant experience, and wants to be part of a team of attorneys committed to delivering top-quality service to growing and successful businesses.

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.  Apply here.

Transactional IP Attorney | Burlington, VT

DRM has a great opportunity for a mid-level associate for its rapidly growing transactional IP and licensing practice in its Burlington, Vermont office. The ideal candidate would have experience with software licensing, technology transfers, technology company joint ventures, data security and privacy law. DRM’s business law group is engaged in wide a variety of sophisticated business transactions locally, nationally and internationally, including financing transactions, M&A and intellectual property transactions and joint ventures. We have been seeing an increasing demand for Transactional IP work over the past few years across a range of industries. The ideal candidate has 3 to 6 years of relevant experience, and wants to be part of a team of attorneys committed to delivering top-quality service to growing and successful businesses.

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. Apply here.

Junior Business Law Associate | Burlington, VT

We are searching for a junior associate to work in its dynamic corporate practice in its Burlington, Vermont office. The ideal candidate would have a strong interest and aptitude in business transactions. DRM’s business law group is engaged in wide a variety of transactions locally, nationally and internationally, including debt and equity financing transactions, sales of businesses, acquisitions, intellectual property transactions and joint ventures. The ideal candidate has 2 to 4 years of experience in a corporate or commercial law practice, and wants to be part of a team of attorneys committed to delivering top-quality service to growing and successful businesses. Apply here.

Patent Law Associate | Burlington, VT

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 boutiques, and corporations in the U.S., but choose to live in Burlington because lifestyle is a priority. DRM serves a wide range of local, regional, national, and international clients.

Work for this Associate will include an initial emphasis on patent preparation and prosecution, with immediate and long‑term opportunities for client counseling, intellectual property transactional work, and intellectual property litigation.

We have a strong preference for candidates who have:

  • Chemistry background – BS or advanced degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or chemical engineering, or equivalent

  • Three to five years of patent experience, including preparing and prosecuting patent applications in chemical/biochemical arts, or a former U.S. patent examiner in a chemical/biochemical art unit, with at least one year of patent experience outside of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office;

  • Experience with or willingness to prepare and prosecute patent applications in other arts, including software arts, medical-device arts, and electromechanical-device arts;

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and a high level of attention to detail;

  • Excellent analytical and writing skills;

  • Superb academic credentials; and

  • Desire to work in a dynamic collegial environment.

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. Apply here.

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. Apply here.

Tax Attorney | Burlington, VT

Downs Rachlin Martin is seeking an attorney with at least 3 years of experience to join its tax practice at its Burlington, Vermont office. Qualified candidates should have substantial experience addressing complex commercial transactions, with a strong background in partnership and corporate tax matters.

Experience should include structuring mergers and acquisitions, business formations, debt and equity financings, workouts, private equity and venture capital transactions. Experience with executive compensation, New Markets and other tax credit issues would be valuable in this position. Our practice includes controversy representation across a wide range of state and local tax matters necessitating excellent research, writing and verbal skills.

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 exceptional retirement plans.

Please submit a cover letter and transcript along with resume for consideration. Apply here.

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