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  • Office:
    San Francisco
    Practice:
    Emerging Companies

    Join Wilson Sonsini’ s ECVC practice in San Francisco focusing on emerging companies and the investors who support them! You will lead transactions and interact directly with founders, CEOs, management teams and boards of directors at our company-side clients as well as interact directly with investment partners and general counsel at our investor-side clients. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in these growth industries who have 4-6 years of ECVC experience and want to split their time 50/50 between company-side and investor-side work would make a great addition to our team.

    Clients in this practice group represent a diverse range of industries, including artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomous vehicles, aviation, big data, cleantech and climate solutions, data storage, digital health and wellness, digital media and entertainment, electronic gaming, fintech, life sciences, robotics, semiconductors, software and SaaS, and web3, among other emerging and disruptive technologies.

  • Office:
    New York
    Practice:
    Employment Litigation

    The Employment & Trade Secret Litigation team at Wilson Sonsini has a uniquely broad practice. On any given day, you might work on bet-the-company litigation, an internal investigation, or advise on a spin-out merger. We are not the place to work for a cookie-cutter employment department; it’s an exciting, varied, and collaborative practice working with innovative clients ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies in technology, life science, green energy, and cleantech. We are excited to welcome qualified applicants with 2 years of experience exclusively in management-side employment law litigation and counseling. You will need to be a member of the New York Bar as well as a resident and physically present in our New York office.

  • Office:
    San Francisco
    SOMA
    Department:
    Corporate

    The Corporate Department of Wilson Sonsini has an opening for an experienced Corporate Paralegal to provide support for our private and public company clients. The paralegal will handle a variety of tasks and projects while working directly with attorneys and department leaders. This opening provides an opportunity to utilize and expand skills while becoming an integral part of the team.

  • Office:
    New York
    Department:
    Corporate

    The firm’s Corporate Department has an opening for a Corporate Paralegal to be part of a growing team and practice. The paralegal will be critical in handling emerging company work as well as providing support on large transactions. The opening allows the paralegal to expand their career and skills.

  • Office:
    Salt Lake City
    Department:
    Corporate

    Wilson Sonsini has an immediate opening for an experienced Paralegal to join the firm and work closely our top attorneys on private and public companies in our dynamic Corporate Department. This is an exciting opportunity to be an important part of our team in handling formations, compliance and corporate governance, financings, mergers, public offerings, and capital market transactions.

  • Office:
    Beijing
    Practice:
    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 work with the firm's clients and counsel in all aspects of the patent practice, including assisting in evaluating invention disclosures, drafting patent specifications and claims, preparing and prosecuting applications, and working on proceedings in the State Intellectual Property Office (“SIPO”). If you have 3+ years of experience in patent prosecution, strong communication skills in both English and Mandarin, a license to practice before SIPO and a masters level degree or higher in biology, chemistry, bioengineering, or similar life sciences field, we want to hear from you. We also value your exposure to a wide array of technologies and/or experience in appeal and invalidation proceedings.

  • Office:
    Multiple locations
    Practice:
    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.

  • Office:
    San Francisco
    Practice:
    Trade Secret Litigation
    Patent Litigation

    We are currently seeking a second to fourth year associate for the San Francisco office to litigate and try IP and technology-focused cases for a career. We handle trade secret, patent, copyright, and other technology-centered commercial disputes for Silicon Valley’s largest companies and cutting-edge start-ups. We have advanced the law repeatedly in key areas. We try cases. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, as well as top-notch writing, speaking, fact development, and legal research skills. We work collaboratively and seek candidates to learn and run cases.  We prioritize early responsibility and leadership opportunities on our case teams. 

  • Office:
    Wilmington
    Practice:
    Restructuring
    Corporate

    Bring your 2-3 years of restructuring experience, including in-court restructurings, to this exciting opportunity in Wilmington. You will work closely with a collaborative team of attorneys who provide active mentoring and ongoing training. You will assume a high level of responsibility and direct client contact to gain a wide range of experience. Our growing and dynamic team represents clients in a broad range of industries, including biotechnology, medical devices, retail, manufacturing, transportation, energy, health care and financial services. We counsel on the full spectrum of restructuring strategies and transactions as well as insolvency and restructuring issues and corporate governance matters for distressed companies.

  • Office:
    Salt Lake City
    Practice:
    Corporate

    Join our Salt Lake City team focusing on emerging companies AND THE INVESTORS WHO SUPPORT THEM! You will lead transactions and interact directly with executives, investors and boards of directors at cutting-edge clients in the fields of technology, life sciences and consumer products. We are seeking candidates with a demonstrated interest in these growth industries with 5-7 years’ of relevant and broad corporate experience. We particularly value experience in startups, venture capital financings, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets (including IPOs and de-SPAC transactions), and/or general ‘34 Act reporting.