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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Business Analyst 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 a Business Analyst I. This exciting opportunity will, over time, expose the ideal candidate to all aspects of our IT Development operation including the opportunity to contribute to innovation through custom development, third-party product implementation and integration and process based initiatives.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Analyze, define and document project requirements.
  • Work closely with technical development team as well as firm stakeholders to ensure solutions meet the needs of business goals.
  • Utilize systems such as Wrike and Team Foundation Server to effectively manage and communicate on assigned projects.
  • Leverage critical thinking skills and technical skills to identify gaps, opportunities and contribute to effective solutions.

What Will You Bring to the Table? 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, in a business or information technology discipline
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of technical valuation/analytics
  • Ability to identify complex issues and problems, recommend and implement effective solutions
  • Strong technical aptitude, SharePoint and Team Foundation Server experience a plus
  • Strong analytical, research, and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, high quality work standards, and the ability to prioritize and perform effectively under pressure and with time constraints.
  • Project Management experience 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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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
Legal Secretary (Houston, TX)

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 Houston team in our fast-paced Operations Department as a Legal Secretary.

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Perform a variety of administrative and practice management support for attorneys, which may include preparing correspondence of a confidential nature, arranging meetings and appointments, prioritizing mail, and answering routine correspondence
  • Receive and process invoices in a timely manner, assisting with inquiries of legal staff, accounting, and clients with regard to invoices; process draft bills by proofing, reviewing, and editing.
  • E-file documents with the courts or Patent Office; pull court dockets and document via appropriate sources
  • Maintain records and filing systems in accordance with firm policies; conduct periodic review for storage of files and prepare files to be closed and/or transferred

What Will You Bring to the Table?

  • At least 3-5 years of patent litigation experience working in a law firm as well as general knowledge normally acquired through completion of high school or equivalent
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent reading, writing, and grammar skills, including spelling, in order to proof and perform editing of legal correspondence and legal case documents
  • Desire to work within a team-oriented environment and contribute to effective team relationships
  • Ability to work independently to complete projects, juggling multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

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
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