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  • Applicants who need assistance submitting an application for employment to Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC, may contact us at 1.202.371.2600, or through our TTY line at 1.202.772.8948, or at recruiting2@skgf.com (legal positions) or employment@skgf.com (administrative positions).  It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities with advance notice of need. Sterne Kessler is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Technical Specialist

    Do you have a passion for excellence and enjoy working in an intellectually stimulating environment?  Sterne Kessler is currently recruiting top-notch scientists and engineers from industry and academia who are interested in pursuing a career in intellectual property law.  No experience in IP law needed!  We will teach you everything you need to know and will work closely with you to develop a customized career path for long-term professional growth and success.  Partner with over 170 talented professionals, 60 of whom hold PhDs and countless others with a Master's degree, who are committed to the highest level of excellence, yet value and maintain a collegial and team-oriented atmosphere. We seek out and hire individuals with diverse backgrounds and unique personal experiences. Our technical specialists assist in the worldwide procurement of patents in a variety of software, engineering, and scientific industries. Technical areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: biotechnology, chemistry, bio-medical engineering, electronics, engineering physics and mechanical systems.  If you thrive in an inclusive, supportive work culture and want to remain in the forefront of cutting edge technology, join the Sterne Kessler team as a technical specialist.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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  • Summer Associate

    Sterne Kessler's summer associate program is a primary source for our entry level attorney class each year.  Our goal is to discover talented individuals who have the potential for outstanding legal careers and who can deliver meaningful contributions to the firm, our clients and the community.  It is our priority to present challenging responsibilities and opportunities to our summer associates in a hardworking, yet relaxed atmosphere.  The program incorporates meaningful work assignments, midpoint and end-of-summer evaluations, workshops/trainings, and team structure, all designed to reflect what life is like for an attorney at Sterne Kessler. 

    While we work hard, we don't forget to have fun!  A variety of social events are planned each summer which include a welcome reception, crab feast, sporting events, dinner parties, and more.  Meeting and getting to know our attorneys on a personal level is an important part of your experience.  Our attorneys come from diverse backgrounds, each contributing to the firms' success.  These social activities provide an excellent opportunity for you to meet attorneys across all of our practice groups and for us to get to know you!

    Thank you for your interest in Sterne Kessler.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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