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  • Applicants who need assistance submitting an application for employment to Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC, may contact us at 1.202.371.2600, or through our TTY line at 1.202.772.8948, or at recruiting2@skgf.com (legal positions) or employment@skgf.com (administrative positions).  It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities with advance notice of need. Sterne Kessler is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Trainer

    Do you have applications software training and professional development training experience? Consider joining a "Top Workplace" in the heart of DC!

    Named for several years as a "great place" to work by The Washington Post and Washington Business Journal based on employee surveys, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is a dynamic, team-oriented, and highly specialized intellectual property law firm located in the heart of Washington, DC.

    • We are seeking a Trainer to join our Professional Development Department to collaborate with our IT Department, Professional Development Manager, IP Trainer, Practice Group Leaders, and Senior Managers to plan and adapt training to specific needs of attorneys, other timekeepers, and non-legal staff.

    Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.  The ideal candidate will be able to function within a fast-paced environment with competing demands.  Candidates must be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing.  Microsoft certification for Office 2010 at the Expert (Word, Excel) or Master level will be considered a significant plus. 

    Primary duties include:

    • Assisting with developing and maintaining training curricula, course descriptions, class schedules, evaluation criteria, learning paths, and attendance records using the firm’s learning management system; and
    • Delivering instruction to firm personnel in the use of software applications developed or customized by the firm’s IT staff. Instruction may include in-classroom, web- or video-conference sessions, special desk-side training/support for certain individuals, preparation of reference guides, or creation/modification of slideshows/videos/animations. 

    If you are a team player with strong communication skills, high attention to detail, and critical/creative thinking skills, please apply for this opportunity with us!

    Sterne Kessler offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits and is Metro-accessible in a prime downtown location with many nearby restaurants and shops.

    Candidates may apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to employment@skgf.com.  

    Sterne Kessler is an equal opportunity employer.

    No third party submissions will be accepted for this position. 

  • Foreign Filing Legal Assistant

    Do you want to take your Foreign Filing career to the next level? Consider joining a "best place to work" IP law firm in Washington, DC!

    Named for several years as a "great place" to work by The Washington Post and Washington Business Journal based on employee surveys, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. is a dynamic, team-oriented, and highly specialized intellectual property law firm located in the heart of Washington, DC.

    Sterne Kessler is seeking a Foreign Filing Legal Assistant who will be responsible for preparing application documents and correspondence, reviewing docket reports for accuracy, ordering certified and legalized documents and maintaining and clearing a daily and personal docket.  The ideal candidate will possess foreign filing and/or patent law firm experience.  Primary responsibilities include processing the filing of new foreign patent applications worldwide, i.e. EPC, PCT, national, non-convention cases; and maintaining knowledge including, but not limited to, foreign filing requirements, tax laws, renewal data and expiration data.

    Are you interested in becoming part of a collegial work atmosphere with state of the art technology and an in-house coffee bar?  If so, look no further!  Our offices are Metro-accessible in the heart of downtown DC, and we also offer an exceptional compensation package with excellent benefits.  

    Apply with us today!  To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to employment@skgf.com

    Sterne Kessler is an equal opportunity employer.

    No third party submissions will be accepted for this position.

  • Technical Specialist

    Do you have a passion for excellence and enjoy working in an intellectually stimulating environment?  Sterne Kessler is currently recruiting top-notch scientists and engineers from industry and academia who are interested in pursuing a career in intellectual property law.  No experience in IP law needed!  We will teach you everything you need to know and will work closely with you to develop a customized career path for long-term professional growth and success.  Partner with over 170 talented professionals, 60 of whom hold PhDs and countless others with a Master's degree, who are committed to the highest level of excellence, yet value and maintain a collegial and team-oriented atmosphere. We seek out and hire individuals with diverse backgrounds and unique personal experiences. Our technical specialists assist in the worldwide procurement of patents in a variety of software, engineering, and scientific industries. Technical areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: biotechnology, chemistry, electronics and engineering physics.  If you thrive in an inclusive, supportive work culture and want to remain in the forefront of cutting edge technology, join the Sterne Kessler team as a technical specialist.  We look forward to hearing from you!

    To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and all transcripts (graduate and undergraduate) to recruiting2@skgf.com.

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