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Staff Attorney - Corporate - Position available for a Staff Attorney in our corporate division. This role will consist of billable client work as well as legal project management, knowledge management and practice support duties. We are seeking an individual with at least 5 years of professional experience, including at least 2 years providing legal assistance in M&A transactions and general corporate and commercial law. The position is intended for an individual with outstanding legal and organizational skills who is seeking a role without marketing or new business generation expectations. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong academic/professional credentials are essential.

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Staff Attorney - Trademark
- Position available for an experienced Trademark Staff Attorney to join our highly regarded Trademark practice. We are looking to add a lawyer with at least three years of experience as a trademark attorney in a law firm or corporation. We seek a highly-motivated individual with distinguished academic credentials, exceptional analytical abilities and outstanding interpersonal skills who is comfortable working with and advising business clients directly. Ideal candidates will have experience preparing trademark availability search and clearance opinions; managing foreign counsel in trademark applications, prosecution, and disputes; enforcing trademarks through cease & desist letters; resolving infringement claims; and crafting related agreements. Copyright and/or TTAB experience is a plus. The staff attorney role is intended for an individual with outstanding legal skills who is seeking more predictable working hours and a role without new business generation expectations.

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Trusts & Estates Attorney - Position available in our Trusts and Estates Department for an attorney with a minimum of 5-7 years of experience with sophisticated estate and tax planning for individuals and families of significant means and succession planning for business entities. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, analytical and writing skills, along with strong academic and professional credentials.  

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Lateral Attorneys
 - Our growing Des Moines office provides an exceptional platform of legal, business development and administrative resources to take your practice to the next level. We welcome inquiries from high skill, shareholder-level attorneys looking to expand their existing books of business. Practice in business transactions, banking, health care, intellectual property, employment or construction a priority. To express interest, please contact Nancy Howard, Manager of Legal Recruiting, at

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Fredrikson is the firm “where law and business meet”®, which means that we deliver outstanding value by understanding clients’ needs and delivering legal advice to help meet their business objectives. In return for your expertise, we offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and an environment that is friendly, open and flexible, and a platform for your success. We are committed to assisting our associates to develop their legal, consulting and managerial skills. We have monthly and other periodic training sessions which include new associate training, negotiation skills, legal writing, effective presentations, practice-group-specific training programs, client service, business development, marketing and supervising.

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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