Who We Are

Fish & Richardson is a global law firm with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists across the U.S. and Europe.
Named the nation’s #1 patent litigation firm for 13 consecutive years, Fish has helped shape the tech landscape for over a century.

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#1 Patent Litigation Firm for 13 Consecutive Years

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Career Opportunities

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Financial Management Analyst (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Finance Department as a Financial Management Analyst.  This exciting opportunity will expose the ideal candidate to all aspects of financial operations. From pricing management and analysis, recurring and ad hoc reporting, revenue and expense management, to assessing operational performance and making related recommendations to management, you will be working with experienced professionals throughout the organization, making valuable contributions on a daily basis.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Implement client pricing in accordance with contractual obligations and internal rate setup rules/guidelines
  • Operate a dedicated help desk to answer questions and resolve issues pertaining to client pricing and resulting invoices
  • Produce standardized monthly and quarterly management reports and presentations
  • Provide value-added analysis of various aspects of the firm’s operations

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • 1 to 3 years of work experience including analysis, problem solving, reporting, and detail-oriented (transactional or operational) responsibilities
  • Proven strong ability to identify and analyze issues and to work towards solutions
  • Ability to learn fast and multi-task effectively while staying organized
  • Experience owning a task, a function, a project
  • Acute attention to details and work product
  • Strong Excel skills; SQL and VBA a plus

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.

  • Your experienced managers are committed to your growth and progress in the role
  • You’ll have strong team of peers you can always count on
  • The scope of your role will grow as your knowledge base expands

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
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Help Desk Specialist (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as a Help Desk Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Answer help desk calls and help desk emails, providing solutions and/or escalating requests and problems to designated second level responders.
  • Complete tickets for help desk inquires and follow-ups to make sure tickets are updated and acknowledged through to the point of verifying completion and closing out.
  • Participate in new application training and testing to obtain familiarity when servicing related help desk requests.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the information technology or related field, preferably in the professional services industry.
  • 3-4 years’ serving an IT help desk, experience with office automation training a plus.
  • Ability to use, teach, and troubleshoot MS Office, Windows, Elite, ProLaw, Adobe, and other products as needed.

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
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Research Analyst (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as a Research Analyst.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Conduct research and coordinate informational support for all firm practice and administrative areas
  • Conduct online research associated with requests made by firm legal and support staff
  • Execute comprehensive database searches in the firm’s diverse practice and science/technology areas, including those research tasks necessary to support business development initiatives through the competitive intelligence program
  • Assist with marketing, training and other strategic plans of the Library & Knowledge Information Services group and the overall expansion of knowledge with intellectual property and legal database resources
  • Monitor the Library request system/email list and communicate with Library staff in order to help manage departmental workflow across time zones; provide backup email coverage for Document Delivery Services

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelors of Arts or Science, with MSLIS or other relevant advanced degree highly desired
  • Knowledge of online search services through 2-4 years’ work experience in a library, intellectual property, and/or legal setting
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative, dynamic, and open office environment
  • Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment and build productive relationships with fellow team members, attorneys and staff

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
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IT Specialist I (Washington, D.C.)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s Washington D.C. team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as an IT Specialist I.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Facilitate and own all workstation deployment and user support requests for the firm.
  • Troubleshoot a wide range of software and hardware issues, providing on-site support as well as back-up support to all other offices.
  • Manage and assist with implementation, integration, and training for any new or existing application or system rollouts.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Strong knowledge of information technology at a level normally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in business or information technology, or a closely related field, technical training, or equivalent experience. Microsoft certification/training strongly desired.
  • Approximately 2-3 years of experience providing desktop support, preferably in a large professional-services environment.
  • Windows 10, A+, and Network+ certifications.

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
Apply
IT Specialist I (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as an IT Specialist I.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Facilitate and own all workstation deployment and user support requests for the firm.
  • Troubleshoot a wide range of software and hardware issues, providing on-site support as well as back-up support to all other offices.
  • Manage and assist with implementation, integration, and training for any new or existing application or system rollouts.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Strong knowledge of information technology at a level normally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree in business or information technology, or a closely related field, technical training, or equivalent experience. Microsoft certification/training strongly desired.
  • Approximately 2-3 years of experience providing desktop support, preferably in a large professional-services environment.
  • Windows 10, A+, and Network+ certifications.

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
Apply
IT Specialist 3 (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as an IT Specialist 3.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Resolve workstation issues throughout the organization to maximize firm-wide productivity and minimize system downtime
  • Handle tickets escalated from the other IT Specialists and the Help Desk
  • Act as a lead resource to the other IT groups by assisting with workstation, application, network, server, and telecomm support, administration, and testing

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 5 years experience in Windows workstation implementation, management, and support preferably in the professional services industry
  • Current certifications in relevant technologies such as Microsoft Windows 10 MCSA, CompTIA Network+ and A+
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and explain advanced concepts to others in the work area via strong written and oral communications

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
Apply
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Digital Marketing Coordinator (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Marketing Department as a Digital Marketing Coordinator.  This role is an integral part of delivering critical marketing and communications across digital platforms, both inside and outside the organization.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Apply your writing, content creation and digital marketing skills to help expand the firm’s digital footprint, enhance branding and generate quality leads.
  • Organize, prioritize, and execute tasks nimbly and exercise strong interpersonal skills and good judgement to work effectively with all levels of attorneys, staff, and team members.
  • Support others as the go-to team member for: internet analytics (website, social); social media best practices; digital tools and solutions; and offline marketing materials as needed.
  • Coordinate, produce and implement timely updates and participate in the continuous improvement for the firm’s website, including landing pages, news items and blogs.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 2-5 years of digital marketing and business related experience, preferable in a professional services environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, business or closely related field.
  • Well-versed in digital activities and content creation for quality and quantity of website and internet traffic and engagement.
  • Excellent writing, organization, and interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for learning, sense of humor and ease in collaborating with others.

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
Apply
Marketing Coordinator (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Marketing Department as a Marketing Coordinator for the Litigation Practice Group.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Coordinate and support the development and execution of a wide range of communications, including drafting, editing, proofreading, repurposing, and/or publishing messages for client alerts, blog posts, biographies, social media, awards, websites, internal announcements, and other practice-specific content.
  • Coordinate and manage content publication on the firm’s websites, social media sites, and other on- and offline client-facing and internal channels. Create and maintain practice group web pages.
  • Design and build emails and invitations; create ads; design or curate images for use in print and online properties.
  • Assist with the preparation of pitches, proposals, and client presentations.
  • Coordinate, write, and submit materials for legal directories and award nominations.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Working knowledge of marketing and client services as normally acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience is required. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of three years’ experience in a professional services environment. Law firm experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator+ and other Adobe products is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, WordPress, database management, SharePoint, HTML, CMS, and design software, along with the aptitude to continually expand this knowledge through ongoing learning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to proofread for contextual, grammatical, typographical, and spelling errors. Previous experience in legal, technical, or business writing a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, project and deadline management skills, the ability to quickly adapt to new responsibilities and circumstances, and to work independently and as part of a team are essential. Comfortable working in a collaborative, dynamic, and open office environment.

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
Apply
Office Services Assistant (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Operations Department as an Office Services Assistant.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Complete assigned copying, scanning, printing, and binding projects.  Ensure supply stations are clean, stocked, and organized.
  • Responsible for logging and distributing all incoming and outgoing mail, packages, deliveries, and faxes.
  • Prepare and test video conferencing equipment and set up refreshments in advance of meetings.  Promptly break down equipment and clean rooms after meetings.
  • Assist with file room services, inventory, and other business needs as they arise

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to change and adapt to current and future responsibilities and circumstances
  • Ability to work well within a team-oriented environment and contribute to effective team relationships
  • Significant attention to detail is a must
  • Occasionally lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Previous experience in office services a plus

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives

 

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Patent Assistant (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been a global patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation law firm for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Assistant.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Preparing confidential correspondence
  • Arranging meetings and appointments
  • Reviewing, editing and processing bills and invoices

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years; a powerhouse patent prosecution firm; and a top-tier trademark and copyright firm.  Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
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Patent Paralegal (Silicon Valley, CA)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been a global patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation law firm for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s Silicon Valley team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Paralegal.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Prepare correspondence and file various documents related to patent prosecution
  • Maintain and manage a prosecution docket including a manual docket, follow up on items to ensure due dates and deadlines are met, and update the docketing department, attorneys, case managers and secretaries as appropriate
  • Recording billable and non-billable time spent and working toward a billable goal of 1300 hours annually

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • A paralegal certificate and/or a four-year degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least 2 years of experience patent prosecution experience

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years; a powerhouse patent prosecution firm; and a top-tier trademark and copyright firm.  Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
Apply
Patent Paralegal (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been a global patent prosecution, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation law firm for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Patent Paralegal.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Maintaining and managing a patent prosecution docket
  • Preparing and filing documents related to patent prosecution, primarily Information Disclosure Statements
  • Recording billable and non-billable time spent and working toward a billable goal of 1300 hours annually

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Paralegal/legal administrative degree/certificate or equivalent experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years; a powerhouse patent prosecution firm; and a top-tier trademark and copyright firm.  Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
Apply
APS Indexer-Scanner (Minneapolis, MN)

For well over a century, Fish & Richardson has been winning cases worth billions in controversy – often by making new law – for the world’s most innovative and influential technology leaders. Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as an APS Indexer-Scanner.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Process a large volume of postal and electronic communications for patent and trademark matters into our APS system
  • Read documents for correct coding
  • Code, scan, and download documents

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Excellent attention to detail and high quality work standards
  • Strong reading comprehension and an aptitude for learning various software applications

Why Fish?
Fish has been named the #1 patent litigation firm in the U.S. for 13 consecutive years, handling nearly three times as many cases as its nearest competitor. Our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences, and perspectives.
When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives
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Fish & Richardson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits and Employee Programs

Fish is committed to providing generous benefits for Employees and their families, from life insurance, medical and dental plans, optional flexible spending accounts, to global travel assistance. In addition to offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, Fish provides a variety of Employee programs.

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  • Medical and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with Employer contribution
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Advocacy Services
  • Long Term Care and Supplemental Long Term Care
  • Employee wellness initiatives, featuring fitness center reimbursements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Global Travel Assistance
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  • Robust onboarding and training programs including professional development planning
  • Employee referral program
  • Competitive pay
  • Generous vacation time, in addition to 12 firm-paid holidays
  • Pretax flexible options for healthcare, dependent care and transportation expenses
  • Family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care and elder care
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee recognition program
  • Business casual attire and casual Fridays