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  • Office:
    Multiple locations
    Department:
    Professional Development

    The Legal Education Manager will work closely with the Director of Legal Education & Development; the Chief Professional Development, Engagement & Inclusion Officer; firm management; department and practice group leadership; and the broader PD team to implement relevant, effective, and dynamic legal training programs for our litigation and regulatory departments firmwide.

  • Office:
    Multiple locations

    Wilson Sonsini's Accelerated Consideration for Employment (ACE) program is an opportunity for applicants with a serious interest in Wilson Sonsini to get a decision from us on a much earlier timeline. For those candidates who have done their research and know where they want to be, this program offers an opportunity to begin our application process earlier and move through more quickly.

    The ACE application will remain open until May 27th. We will review applications on a rolling basis, and we will conduct screening interviews the week of June 10th. Callback interviews will take place beginning on June 17th. You will be asked to submit your Fall Semester grades as part of this application. Spring Semester grades will be collected at a later time. Our general Summer Associate application will open on May 28th.

  • Office:
    Multiple locations
    Department:
    Practice Management

    The life science business advisory practice at Wilson Sonsini was formed in 2019 to provide emerging growth and more established life science companies with critical business advice and transactional support. This non-legal practice focuses on life science companies that need support raising capital, developing and evolving their business strategies, and developing and executing on partnership, licensing and M&A transactions. We are seeking to hire a Director, Life Science Business Advisory Practice, to grow the burgeoning practice. The Director will source clients and execute projects and transactions for clients to support on their business needs. The successful candidate will also support the strategic build out of the practice.

  • Office:
    Multiple locations
    Department:
    Corporate

    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is looking for a Paralegal to join our Corporate Department. The paralegal will be part of a team focusing on emerging companies and late-stage companies by assisting with formations, corporate governance, and transactions. The paralegal will have the opportunity to rely on existing experience as well as develop in-depth knowledge.

  • Office:
    Multiple locations
    Department:
    Finance and Accounting

    The Pricing and Legal Project Management (LPM) team stands at the forefront of enhancing operational efficiency, client satisfaction, and firm profitability. We support the firm’s attorneys with full spectrum strategic financial and commercial insights, including the creation and management of alternative fee arrangements, development of pricing strategies, and creative approaches to important business problems that impact client acquisition and retention. The LPM Analyst will play a crucial role in advancing our LPM program, both maintaining our existing matter management solutions and supporting the design and implementation of large-scale strategic initiatives.

  • Office:
    Multiple locations
    Department:
    Attorney Recruiting

    The Attorney Recruiting Marketing and Communications Coordinator is part of the Attorney Recruiting team and reports to the Senior Manager, Attorney Recruiting Marketing. The Attorney Recruiting Marketing and Communications team is responsible for promoting Wilson Sonsini across all offices and practice groups to audiences of future attorneys and patent agents, including law students and potential lateral hires. The ARMarCom team manages all communications of the Attorney Recruiting team, including the Careers website, Careers social media channels, print and digital collateral, multimedia content, content on outside platforms such as Vault and Chambers, promotion of firm job opportunities, and public relations such as talking points and media appearances. The Senior Manager also leads the firm’s brand building efforts with law schools, some aspects of the firm’s alumni program, and other projects as necessary.

  • Office:
    Multiple locations
    Department:
    Finance and Accounting

    Wilson Sonsini has an immediate opening for a Senior Fintech AI Software Developer. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic individual with extensive expertise in cloud-based web development and web architecture, automation engineering, and using AI to deliver cost effective solutions with strong knowledge of Azure app service and deployment. This role will additionally support our Finance AI ChatBot development and enhancements as well as create automation tools for the Finance department in various verticals to cut down cost and expenses.

  • Office:
    Austin
    Department:
    Reception Services

    Wilson Sonsini has an immediate opening for an exciting opportunity to join the Austin office as a Receptionist. This is an important role as the receptionist is the face of the office and will need to present a professional and courteous image to internal and external clients and guests. Working alongside some of our top attorneys and professionals this role will provide support to the Office Administrator to ensure smooth day-to-day operations. If you enjoy taking ownership of your work and excel within a team-oriented environment then this role is for you.

  • Office:
    Austin
    Practice:
    Employment Litigation

    Our Austin office is excited to welcome qualified applicants with at least 3-5 years of experience in management-side employment litigation and counseling in our Employment & Trade Secrets group.  As an associate in our group, you will advise cutting-edge clients ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies in the technology, life science, green energy, and cleantech space.

Wilson Sonsini fosters a collaborative, team-oriented working environment in which we provide legal and business advice to some of the world’s most innovative technology, life sciences, and growth companies at all stages of their development. We constantly strive to add experienced and skilled attorneys to make practicing a challenging and rewarding experience.

Search firm submissions for attorney candidates are not accepted through this page. If you are a recruiter from a search firm that does not have an attorney fee agreement on file with Wilson Sonsini dated on or after April 4, 2023, or for London office submissions, dated on or after February 1, 2024, please contact AttorneyRecruiting@wsgr.com to obtain a current agreement before submitting candidates. Please note that older agreements are no longer valid. We do not accept search firm submissions for Patent Agent or law student candidates.

Since August 2021 and currently, we use Suited Assessment (which may be considered an automated employment decision tool) as a part of our attorney candidate evaluation and recruitment process to expand our consideration of candidates beyond traditional hiring metrics. Information on what is measured by the assessment (including job qualifications and characteristics), the type and source of data collected, Suited’s data retention policies, and how to request a reasonable accommodation may be found here.  For information about Wilson Sonsini’s data retention policy, with regard to reports generated by Suited Assessment, please provide a written request to Attorney Recruiting who will provide such information within 30 days of the request.  Completing the Suited assessment is a suggested part of our recruiting process; however, should you believe that you require an alternative selection procedure, need help with an accommodation, or choose not to complete the assessment, please email Attorney Recruiting at attorneyrecruiting@wsgr.com. To see the results of our Bias Audit required under New York City Local Law 144, please click here.

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