Leydig, Voit & Mayer is interested in discussing employment opportunities with experienced individuals having a book of business they could bring to the firm. Candidates should have at least several years of legal experience and superior academic credentials, possess strong writing/analytical skills, and have a technical background that will allow them to be registered or eligible to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. An advanced technical degree is desirable, but not required. Litigation experience is also desirable.

Interested candidates: Please e-mail undergraduate and graduate transcripts and your resume to and indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line.


Leydig, Voit & Mayer Ltd., a Chicago-based intellectual property law practice of over 80 attorneys and technical advisors, seeks an experienced biotech patent associate to join our Chicago office.

Candidates should possess 3+ years of experience in the intellectual property field (including patent application preparation and prosecution, opinions and client counseling), possess strong writing/analytical skills, superior academic credentials, and a technical background in biology, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, molecular biology or a related field. An advanced technical degree is desirable, but not required. All candidates must be registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a minimum of three years.

Benefits include a great work environment; medical/dental/vision benefits; flexible spending/health savings account; life/long-term disability/shorty-term disability insurance; MedjetAssist; 401(k)/profit sharing; professional development account; parental leave; and an opportunity for a bonus based on billings.

Interested candidates should e-mail resumes with complete undergraduate, graduate (if applicable) and law school transcripts to:

Leydig offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

As a provider of legal services to U.S. government agencies, Leydig participates in the E-Verify program.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Medjet Medical Assist Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Percent Account Program (for professional development purposes)
  • Reimbursement for bar review, examination fees and registration expenses
  • Flexible Vacation Time
  • Athletic Club Discount


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