Attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and legal staff with knowledge and/or experience in intellectual property, both in the IP litigation and patent prosecution are in demand in Washington DC. In addition, there is plenty of opportunities in the areas of healthcare, FDA, international trade, and general litigation. Some of the top firms include Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Arnold & Porter LLP, and Covington & Burling LLP.
Home to many national monuments and museums, 176 foreign embassies, and the headquarters for all three branches of the federal government, you are bound to find very culturally diverse events and things to see. There is the National Mall, which is actually a park, is the main area of protests, concerts, presidential inaugurations, and festivals. There are numerous historical sites to include the Smithsonian, National Air and Space Museum, and the Museum of Natural history. With the historical destinations, the shopping, the art and cultural events, there is always something exciting to do in Washington DC.
With so many different legal fields to choose from in the vibrant District of Columbia (DC), legal candidates are bound to find the perfect job within the law firm.