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1881 9th Street
Suite 110

Wilson Sonsini’s office in downtown Boulder supports the region’s thriving life sciences businesses and other growth enterprises.

Our growing Boulder team includes partners, associates, and staff professionals—many with strong ties to companies, universities, and business organizations in the Colorado area. We bring expertise in patents and innovations, corporate law, technology transactions, and many more practice areas to our expanding roster of Colorado-based clients and clients around the world who work with our Boulder team. 

Wilson Sonsini represents clients in Colorado that fall into a range of life sciences sectors, including: 

  • drug discovery
  • biotech, genomics, and proteomics
  • screening and diagnostics
  • medical devices and supplies
  • pharmaceuticals
  • health services
  • agtech and foodtech

Our Boulder summer program typically runs 10 weeks and consists of 2 to 3 summer associates who work with our Corporate and Patents and Innovations practices.

Join Our Team

Multiple locations
Patents and Innovations (Counseling and Prosecution)

With the largest Life Sciences-focused patent practice in the world, Wilson Sonsini’s unmatched expertise services a diverse client base from start-ups to established industry leaders on global patent portfolio development and management. Associates learn from the best through early, hands-on experience and comprehensive training and development opportunities. You will draft and prosecute patent applications, prepare patent opinion letters and provide IP counseling to clients as well as supervise junior attorneys and patent agents. We want to hear from you if you have 1-4 years of patent prosecution law firm experience, patent bar membership, and a background in one of the following fields: cell or molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, medicinal chemistry, cancer biology, pharmacology, organic chemistry, biophysics, or digital health focused disciplines.

Multiple locations
Finance and Accounting

The Pricing and Legal Project Management team supports attorneys with the full spectrum of pricing and legal project management needs, including the creation and management of alternative fee arrangements, rate management and negotiation, development of product pricing strategies, and novel approaches to important business problems that impact client acquisition, retention, and profitability.

The Senior Manager, Legal Project Management will lead and help jumpstart the Legal Project Management function by managing matter intake, budgeting, tracking, and reporting along with other tasks related to LPM.

Multiple locations
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We commit to the principle that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are core components of a thriving organization.  We incorporate DEI considerations into all talent management practices, including recruiting, hiring, work allocation, reviews, retention, and promotion.  Externally, we collaborate with law schools and on-campus groups to build a strong pipeline of diverse recruits, and we regularly partner with community organizations that promote DEI.  Through these efforts, we continue to foster a culture in which people of all backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences are encouraged and empowered to achieve their maximum potential.  We realize there is more for us to do as a firm, across the legal sector, and in our communities, and we are committed to doing the work at all levels to positively effect change.

More Opportunities

If you would like to submit an application to Wilson Sonsini, but do not see an active posting for the office or practice you are interested in, please apply here.

  • Client Highlight


    Wilson Sonsini advised Electra on an $85 million fundraise. Electra is a green iron company, and it raised these funds to produce Low-Temperature Iron (LTI) from commercial and low-grade ores using zero-carbon intermittent electricity.

Did you know?

Mentoring and training are part of our core values. We are committed to building the next generation of attorney and staff to ensure the future success of the firm. We do this while honoring the legacy of our senior colleagues and our deep roots in the client base we serve.