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Attorneys

Hodgson Russ is committed to expanding our firm through the hiring and development of both entry-level attorneys and experienced lateral attorneys.

We hire entry-level attorneys primarily through our Summer Associate Program. We also recruit third-year law students as needed for our growing practice areas.

Our lateral hiring is based on the needs of our practice groups and the needs of our clients. We are also always interested in considering groups of experienced attorneys who possess a self-sustaining portable practice and would like to integrate into our firm. In all cases, we maintain our traditionally high hiring standards in evaluating candidates with experience, so that experienced lawyers who join us have equal success in practice with those who joined us through our entry-level hiring program.

Whether or not we have a particular need, if you are an attorney with an outstanding record of academic and professional achievement, and you believe you would thrive at our firm, please contact us. Our needs change over time.

Please click here to submit a resume, cover letter and transcripts.

Current Opportunities

Patent Attorney/Patent Agent

The Intellectual Property Practice Group at Hodgson Russ is seeking a patent attorney/patent agent for its Buffalo office. The attorney/agent should have a background in the biotech field, including an advanced degree. The ideal candidate will have experience drafting high-quality patent applications, and responding to Office Actions in the areas of cell biology, molecular biology, and immunology.  

Hodgson Russ’s intellectual property practice is national and international in scope. Clients include Fortune 500 corporations, middle-market companies, and major research and educational institutions as well as smaller businesses and individuals.

Click here to submit your resume.

Contact
Shannon Scott
Attorney Recruiting Coordinator
The Guaranty Building
140 Pearl Street, Suite 100
Buffalo, NY 14202-4040
Tel: 716.848.1612
Fax: 716.849.0349
sscott@hodgsonruss.com

Disclaimer: Legal search firms that wish to present candidates to Hodgson Russ must do so through the attorney recruiting coordinator and will be expected to sign our law firm’s fee agreement before we interview their candidates. Search firms that do not introduce a candidate through the attorney recruiting coordinator will not be recognized by Hodgson Russ for purposes of "ownership" of the candidate. If you have a candidate who does not fit a listed opening but you wish to approach us about that person, the candidate's identity should not be released until approval has been given by the attorney recruiting coordinator. Your search firm will not be entitled to receive any compensation as a result of a decision by Hodgson Russ to offer employment to any such candidate unless our fee agreement is in place between our law firm and your search firm. For more information or to submit a candidate, please contact Shannon Scott at sscott@hodgsonruss.com.