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Commercial Finance Attorney

Multiple offices
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking a qualified attorney with a minimum of five to seven years of commercial finance experience to join our growing Business Transactions practice group. The preferred candidate will have experience in working with banks and other financial institutions with the different aspects of the lending process, including traditional secured and unsecured revolving credit and term loans, syndicated loans, and construction and real estate financing. The successful candidate will also have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, outstanding interpersonal skills.  This position offers continued professional development and support of personal practice growth through client development initiatives and will be based in Lathrop GPM's Minneapolis, Kansas City, St. Louis or Chicago office(s).
 

Employee Benefits Attorney

Multiple offices
Lathrop GPM is seeking an Employee Benefits Attorney candidate with a minimum of five years of legal or relevant industry experience in the ERISA/employee benefits and executive compensation area. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of tax-qualified retirement plans and ESOPs, health and welfare benefit plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and equity compensation programs. The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and must work well within a collaborative environment. This position can be based out of Lathrop GPM's Kansas City or Minneapolis office.
 

Employment Associate

Kansas City
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an Employment Associate for our growing employment practice. It is a salaried position designed to be based out of our Kansas City office.  Responsibilities will include providing legal support and advice to the firm’s business clients on employment matters.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 4-6 years of employment law experience (in both advising and litigation roles) including: research, brief writing, preparation of pleadings, policy drafting, investigation of complaints, preparation of charge responses, and client advising. The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, excellent client service skills, outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.  


Employment Attorney

Minneapolis
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an employment attorney for our growing labor and employment practice in our Minneapolis office. Responsibilities will include providing legal support and advice to the firm’s business clients on employment and labor relations issues.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of employment law experience (in both advising and litigation roles) including: research, brief writing, preparation of pleadings, policy drafting, investigation of misconduct complaints, preparation of charge responses, and client advising. Experience in the higher education sector is preferred.

Employment Attorney (CA License)

Multiple offices
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an employment attorney for our growing California employment practice. This position is a Counsel role that requires an active California bar license.  It is a salaried position designed to be flexible on location and can be affiliated with any of our offices. This is a unique opportunity for experienced lawyers who are looking for a Counsel role and want to do sophisticated legal work with direct client involvement. Responsibilities will include providing legal support and advice to the firm’s business clients on employment. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years’ of employment law experience (in both advising and litigation roles) including: research, brief writing, preparation of pleadings, policy drafting, investigation of misconduct complaints, preparation of charge responses, and client advising.  The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, excellent client service skills, outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment. 
 

Employment Counsel

Kansas City
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an employment attorney for our growing employment practice. This position is a Counsel role. It is a salaried position designed to be based out of our Kansas City office.  This position is also flexible in that it can either be full time or part time. It is a unique opportunity for an experienced lawyer who is looking for a Counsel role and wants to do sophisticated legal work with direct client involvement. Responsibilities will include providing legal support and advice to the firm’s business clients on employment law matters.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of eight years of employment law experience (in both advising and litigation roles) including: research, brief writing, preparation of pleadings, policy drafting, investigation of complaints, preparation of charge responses, and client advising.  In addition, the successful candidate will have a willingness to investigate reported incidents of workplace violations, including alleged sexual harassment. The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, excellent client service skills, outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.


Financial Services Associate

Chicago
Lathrop GPM LLP is actively seeking a qualified attorney with a minimum of five years of experience to practice in the areas of banking and financial services with a focus on commercial foreclosures, commercial loan enforcement, federal and state receiverships, workouts and restructurings, creditors rights, bankruptcy, and other commercial litigation. This position will be based in Lathrop GPM’s Chicago office and will support a variety of clients such as secured lenders, banks, trade vendors and other unsecured creditors, real estate leaders and lessors, equipment financiers/lessors, creditors’ committees, insurance companies.

Funds & Securities Attorney

Multiple offices
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking a qualified attorney with a minimum of three years of experience in securities and private investment fund formation to join our growing Business Transactions practice group. The preferred candidate will have experience or a strong interest in working with startups, founders, and venture capital firms in company formation, corporate governance and securities law, angel investments, and venture capital financings.  This position offers continued professional development and support of personal practice growth through client development initiatives, and can be based out of our Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, St. Louis or St. Cloud office(s). The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, and outstanding interpersonal skills. 
 

IP Bio Patent Associate

Multiple offices
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking a full-time patent attorney with at least 2 years of biotech patent prep and prosecution experience within a law firm setting to join our growing Intellectual Property practice group. Work will include preparation and prosecution of patent applications, IP due diligence, patent portfolio management and general intellectual property counseling for clients ranging from start-up entrepreneurs to large biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and research institutions. The position offers extensive professional development and mentor support in a team culture. This position could be based out of our Boston, Chicago, Washington DC, or Dallas offices

Litigation Attorney (Part-Time)

Minneapolis
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an attorney for a part-time position to oversee and manage franchise vicarious liability cases in our Minneapolis office. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with insurance issues and a minimum of two years’ of litigation experience including: legal research and brief writing. The position is part-time (approximately 5 to 10 hours a week) with flexibility as to the work schedule. The successful candidate will also have strong writing and analytical abilities, excellent client service skills, outstanding interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment. 


Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney

Multiple offices
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking a qualified attorney with a minimum of five years of general corporate experience to join its growing corporate practice area. The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, outstanding interpersonal skills and a strong interest in corporate law including mergers and acquisitions. This position offers continued professional development and support of personal practice growth through client development initiatives. This position can be based in Minneapolis, St. Louis or Kansas City.
 

Oil & Gas Attorney

Denver
Lathrop GPM is seeking an Oil & Gas Attorney with two to three years of experience to join its active and growing Energy group in Denver.  The ideal candidate is highly motivated, self-starting, and can thrive working independently and in a team environment.  Significant experience drafting title opinions and a license to practice in Colorado are preferred; landman experience is a plus. Excellent academic qualifications and communication skills required. The position offers continued professional and skill development, strong mentor support, and practice development opportunities all within a vibrant firm culture.  

Patent Prosecution Associate - Life Sciences

Chicago
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an experienced Associate to join our Life Sciences patent group in our Chicago office. At least two years of previous experience with patent prosecution, office actions and working in a law firm environment is preferred. This position offers extensive professional development and mentor support in a team culture. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and communication skills, practical critical-thinking skills, and the desire and ability to work across various technologies.

Tax Associate

Multiple offices
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking a qualified associate with a minimum of three years of tax experience to join our growing corporate practice. This position can be in either our Kansas City or Minneapolis offices. Experience in tax aspects of corporate transactions, including partnership transactions, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and restructurings. An LLM in tax is strongly preferred. The position would also involve advising clients on tax planning, compliance, and other general corporate matters. The successful candidate will have strong academic credentials, exceptional analytical and writing abilities, and outstanding interpersonal skills.

Tax Credit Associate

St. Louis
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking an experienced real estate transactional or tax attorney to join our Firm as an associate for our tax credit group in our St. Louis office. The associate would work on a wide range of transactions involving federal and state tax credits, with a focus on federal new markets tax credits, federal low-income housing tax credits, federal renewable energy tax credits and federal historic rehabilitation tax credits. The ideal candidate will have approximately three to five years of real estate transactional, finance or general tax experience with knowledge of partnership tax. Experience with tax credit transactions and government incentive programs would be a plus, but not a requirement.
 

Tort Litigation Attorney

Dallas
Aspiring trial lawyer wanted. National complex litigation team seeks the kind of attorney who craves a challenge and wants fast track opportunities to depositions, expert preparation and cross examinations and trial participation. You would join a team that handles an array of complex litigation including products liability, toxic tort, business disputes and even wrongful convictions. The ideal candidate knows how to play on a team and is not afraid to tackle and learn any topic. The position is affiliated with Dallas office

Trust and Estate Attorney

Kansas City
Lathrop GPM is actively seeking a trust and estate attorney to join our Trusts, Estate & Legacy Planning practice group in Kansas City.  Candidates need to have a minimum of three years of estate planning experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in all aspects of clients’ family, financial, business and tax matters, including gift and estate tax planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning, and family succession planning.  They will also possess strong academic credentials, and demonstrate exceptional analytical and writing abilities, and outstanding interpersonal skills.