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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Benefits/HRIS Manager (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 Human Resources Department as a Benefits/HRIS Manager.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Partner with the CHRO and lead the benefits team to provide continuous and comprehensive benefit plan designs that align with the firm’s benefits strategy.
  • Manage firm benefits and HRIS administration while maintaining productive relationships with internal and external clients and vendors to ensure systems and programs meet the firm’s evolving benefits needs.
  • Act as administrator for the firm’s retirement plans (defined contribution and defined benefit, including a cash balance plan); facilitate quarterly retirement committee meetings.
  • Effectively manage and coach benefits team members to inspire their continuous development and achieve business goals.
  • Manage and lead the firm’s wellness initiative, providing continuous evaluation of the program, and recommending updates to align to the firm’s benefit strategy.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in human resource management or related field.
  • CEBS certification preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ progressive work experience in benefits with a multi-state organization, preferably a law firm or professional service organization.
  • Proven ability to successfully lead, coach, develop, and contribute to quality team relationships and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Thorough understanding of defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plans (including cash balance plans), group insurance plans, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Experience successfully negotiating with vendors and managing vendor relationships.
  • Ability to coordinate human resource requirements with payroll requirements; high level of attention to detail and accuracy while utilizing project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build relationships at all levels of the firm.
  • 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 managed by this critical position.
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IT Specialist II (New York City, NY)

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 New York City team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as an IT Specialist II.

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 3-5 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
Network Engineer (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 Network Engineer.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Act as a resource for resolving problems and provide technical insight escalated from within IT and other departments.
  • Configure and support servers, storage, and infrastructure for an extensive Microsoft, NetApp and Cisco environment.
  • Deploy and implement new servers and technologies for multi-server applications such as MS SQL, Exchange, Citrix and other custom applications.
  • Actively own projects and incidents while providing meaningful documentation of processes and procedures for solutions.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 3-5 years of experience using Microsoft Server systems in a VMWare environment along with a current MCSE certification.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to maintain effective relationships with venders and co-workers, in both a technical and non-technical manor.
  • A self-driven personality with the ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented 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
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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New Business Generation Manager – Litigation (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 New Business Generation Manager – Litigation.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Collaborate with the Chief Marketing Officer and Practice Group Leader to develop new business.
  • Oversee the development and management of customized written materials used in pitches, proposals, and RFPs for litigation services.
  • Pre-proposal planning; drafting content; capturing and reporting on statistics, including lessons learned; providing guidance and process oversight to attorneys and staff involved in pitches; and ensuring that final documents adhere to the firm’s high quality standards prior to submission.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Minimum of 10 years of business development or consultancy experience in the professional services industry, preferably in a law firm.
  • Strong knowledge of marketing, business development, and client services as normally acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a closely related field, or the equivalent experience.
  • A proven ability to successfully manage and prioritize a heavy workload, meet deadlines and budgets, and delegate tasks.

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 (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 Marketing Department as a Marketing Coordinator for the Transactional Practices (Patent, Trademark and Copyright, and Regulatory).

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Work with the Director of Business Development and Marketing to define and execute the communications strategy for the firm’s Transactional Practices.
  • Lead the creation of all internal and external communications (digital and print) for the Transactional Practices, including client alerts, event invitations, blog posts, social media, websites, brochures, and internal announcements.
  • Identify new and creative channels to promote the firm and our attorneys.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • 2-5 years of related marketing experience in a professional services environment preferred. Law firm experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of marketing and client services as normally acquired through a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a closely related field, or the equivalent experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and acute attention to detail.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator+ and other Adobe products. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, WordPress, database management, SharePoint, HTML, and CMS.

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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Trademark Paralegal (Boston, MA)

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 Boston team in our fast-paced Practice Systems Department as a Trademark Paralegal.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Prepare and file relevant documents related to the prosecution and/or maintenance of U.S. and foreign trademarks.
  • Assist attorneys in trademark opposition and cancellation actions, corresponding directly with clients and foreign associates on routine trademark-related matters.
  • Draft detailed client and foreign associate communications for attorney review.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • At least three years’ experience with U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution.
  • Familiarity with trademark clearance searching, copyrights, domains and TTAB proceedings.

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
Trademark Paralegal (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 a Trademark Paralegal.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Prepare and file relevant documents related to the prosecution and/or maintenance of U.S. and foreign trademarks.
  • Assist attorneys in trademark opposition and cancellation actions, corresponding directly with clients and foreign associates on routine trademark-related matters.
  • Draft detailed client and foreign associate communications for attorney review.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • At least three years’ experience with U.S. and foreign trademark prosecution.
  • Familiarity with trademark clearance searching, copyrights, domains and TTAB proceedings.

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
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, 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 managed by this critical position.
Apply
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Systems Compliance 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 Risk Management Department as a Systems Compliance Assistant.

The Systems Compliance Assistant performs administrative duties related to the maintenance, transfers in and out, and retention and disposition of client records. This position requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills; computer literacy skills, including the ability to use spreadsheets, databases and word processing applications; knowledge of records management as normally acquired through training in records management library services or information management in a professional services industry; the ability to take direction from multiple sources and the ability to work effectively as an individual or within a team-oriented environment.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of client records.
  • Support projects relating to the transfer or disposition of client files.
  • Coordinate the accuracy of data across different departments and software applications.

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required in order to communicate and work with a diverse group.
  • Computer literacy skills, including the ability to use spreadsheets, databases and word processing applications.
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual or within a team-oriented 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 managed by this critical position.
Apply

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