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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IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year

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Most Innovative Use of Technology

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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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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
Litigation Pricing and Budgeting 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 Litigation Department as a Litigation Pricing and Budgeting Specialist.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Develop, manage, and analyze budgets; work directly with attorneys to develop budgets and pricing proposals, utilizing prior budget samples, other relevant matter experience, and data mining matters
  • Assist with the design, implementation, and tracking of complex pricing arrangements in support of the firm’s Alternative Fee programs
  • Develop scenarios and models to assess financial impact and profitability of pricing proposals and assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions in response to client demands
  • Improve budgeting and other methodologies to help lawyers stay on and efficiently manage budgets; assist with development of budgeting tools
  • Assist in developing pricing databases and pre-populated budget templates to improve the firm’s ability to develop accurate budgets
  • Assist with preparation of monthly reporting presentations to senior management

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a closely related field
  • Advanced knowledge of mathematical and basic statistical concepts, including fractions, percentages, and ratios and ability to apply this knowledge to large volumes of data to reach meaningful conclusions
  • Strong technical orientation, including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint with aptitude and willingness to learn and adapt to evolving technologies as appropriate
  • Proven ability to identify and analyze issues and problems and to work towards solutions
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills and sound political acumen, with professional persistence; ability to effectively persuade for compliance with programs or necessary information sharing

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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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
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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
Apply
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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