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Chicago

Administrative Support Assistant/ Legal Administrative Assistant Trainee - Litigation

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Whether you are an early career professional or experienced administrative assistant looking to get your foot in the door of a large firm with opportunities to learn and advance, then we might have a great opportunity for you! Thompson Coburn LLP currently has a non-exempt position available in our Chicago office for a full-time Administrative Support Assistant/Legal Administrative Assistant Trainee to support our litigation practice team. The ideal candidate will have at least one (1) year of experience working in an administrative capacity and excellent organizational and communication skills. A high school diploma or equivalent experience is required; Associate degree is preferred.  The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. After an initial training period requiring in-office support, this position may become eligible for a hybrid work schedule.

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Corporate Practice Analyst

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Hybrid Work Schedule!  Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is expanding its Corporate Technology Team! With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are a creative problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. The person selected for this position will work with corporate practice areas and Information Services to identify new technologies, improve processes, and make recommendations to Partners and Executive Management. The ideal candidate will have an MBA, J.D. or Paralegal Certification, a thorough knowledge of corporate practice area processes and procedures, and a working knowledge of corporate practice area technologies. Qualified applicants will have two or more years’ experience working in a corporate practice area at a law firm or corporate legal department and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This is an exempt position that can be filled in any of our seven (7) offices and is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Litigation Practice Analyst

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Flexible Hybrid-Remote Work Schedule! Thompson Coburn is expanding its Litigation Technology Team! If you are a creative problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. The person selected for this position will work with litigation practice areas to identify new technologies and improve processes, make recommendations to Partners and Executive Management, and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have an MBA, J.D. or Paralegal Certification, a thorough knowledge of litigation processes and procedures, and a working knowledge of litigation technology. Qualified applicants will have two or more years’ experience working in a litigation practice group at a law firm or corporate legal department and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This is an exempt position that can be filled in our St. Louis, Chicago or Dallas office and is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule. 

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Paralegal – Intellectual Property

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Whether you are an early career professional looking to start your paralegal career with a large firm or an experienced paralegal looking to join a team with opportunities to learn and advance, then we might have a great opportunity for you! Thompson Coburn LLP, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is in search of an Intellectual Property Paralegal to fill a full-time non-exempt position in its St. Louis office. Under the supervision of the IP Practice Support Services Supervisor, this position will provide support for the Intellectual Property practice group. Qualified candidates will have up to three (3) years of experience in Intellectual Property and will possess an Associate Degree or Paralegal Certification; Bachelor Degree preferred. Substantial equivalent experience in Intellectual Property will be considered in lieu of educational requirements. Experience with Anaqua docketing systems preferred. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule after a period of in-office training.

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Dallas

Corporate Practice Analyst

Location: Dallas, Texas

Hybrid Work Schedule!  Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is expanding its Corporate Technology Team! With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are a creative problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. The person selected for this position will work with corporate practice areas and Information Services to identify new technologies, improve processes, and make recommendations to Partners and Executive Management. The ideal candidate will have an MBA, J.D. or Paralegal Certification, a thorough knowledge of corporate practice area processes and procedures, and a working knowledge of corporate practice area technologies. Qualified applicants will have two or more years’ experience working in a corporate practice area at a law firm or corporate legal department and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This is an exempt position that can be filled in any of our seven (7) offices and is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Legal Administrative Assistant - Litigation

Location: Dallas, Texas

Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is in search of a Legal Administrative Assistant to join its Dallas office. With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are looking for an opportunity to advance your career in the legal industry, then we might have a position for you.

The Legal Administrative Assistant will provide support to attorneys and paralegals in our litigation practice group. The person selected for the position must have excellent organizational skills and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have at least two (2) years of experience in administrative support at a law firm, preferably in litigation, and an Associate degree or equivalent experience. A high school diploma or equivalent experience is required. This non-exempt position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.

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Litigation Practice Analyst

Location: Dallas, Texas

Flexible Hybrid-Remote Work Schedule! Thompson Coburn is expanding its Litigation Technology Team! If you are a creative problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. The person selected for this position will work with litigation practice areas to identify new technologies and improve processes, make recommendations to Partners and Executive Management, and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have an MBA, J.D. or Paralegal Certification, a thorough knowledge of litigation processes and procedures, and a working knowledge of litigation technology. Qualified applicants will have two or more years’ experience working in a litigation practice group at a law firm or corporate legal department and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This is an exempt position that can be filled in our St. Louis, Chicago or Dallas office and is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule. 

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Los Angeles

Corporate Practice Analyst

Location: Los Angeles, California

Hybrid Work Schedule!  Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is expanding its Corporate Technology Team! With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are a creative problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. The person selected for this position will work with corporate practice areas and Information Services to identify new technologies, improve processes, and make recommendations to Partners and Executive Management. The ideal candidate will have an MBA, J.D. or Paralegal Certification, a thorough knowledge of corporate practice area processes and procedures, and a working knowledge of corporate practice area technologies. Qualified applicants will have two or more years’ experience working in a corporate practice area at a law firm or corporate legal department and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This is an exempt position that can be filled in any of our seven (7) offices and is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Paralegal – Banking & Finance 

Location: Los Angeles, California

Flexible Hybrid-Remote Work Schedule! At Thompson Coburn, we strive to meet and exceed expectations and provide services of the highest caliber. If you are an ambitious professional with excellent time-management skills who seeks out challenges, then we might have an opportunity for you. Thompson Coburn LLP, a large, full-service law firm with offices in seven cities nationwide, currently has a non-exempt position available in our Los Angeles office for a full-time Paralegal to work with our Banking and Finance practice group. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years of banking and finance experience and will possess one of the requirements under the California Business & Professions Code § 6450 (c).  The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and able to excel in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule.  

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St. Louis

Administrative Support Assistant

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

At Thompson Coburn, we are continuously looking for administrative talent to join our team. If you have excellent attention to detail with a desire to develop a career path in administrative support, then we want you to apply! Administrative Support Assistant positions are full-time and non-exempt. The Administrative Support Assistant is mentored by our experienced Legal Administrative Assistants and receives numerous opportunities to support timekeepers with special projects.  Extensive training opportunities are associated with this position.  Qualified applicants will possess excellent organization and communication skills.  The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position requires in-office support. 

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Billing Specialist

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

At Thompson Coburn, we value and respect teamwork. Whether you are early in your career or an experienced professional looking to join a new team, we might have an exciting opportunity for you. Thompson Coburn LLP currently has a non-exempt position available in our St. Louis office for two full-time Billing Specialists with excellent attention to detail, communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. This position is responsible for preparing and processing client billing for attorneys. Qualified applicants will either possess a high school diploma with two (2) or more years of experience in professional services billing or related area, or will possess an Associate Degree in Business Administration or related field. The candidates selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule. 

To apply for this position, click here.

Corporate Practice Analyst

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Hybrid Work Schedule!  Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is expanding its Corporate Technology Team! With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are a creative problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. The person selected for this position will work with corporate practice areas and Information Services to identify new technologies, improve processes, and make recommendations to Partners and Executive Management. The ideal candidate will have an MBA, J.D. or Paralegal Certification, a thorough knowledge of corporate practice area processes and procedures, and a working knowledge of corporate practice area technologies. Qualified applicants will have two or more years’ experience working in a corporate practice area at a law firm or corporate legal department and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This is an exempt position that can be filled in any of our seven (7) offices and is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule.

To apply for this position, click here.

DevOps Engineer

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join its expanding Information Services team. With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service. If you are an experienced DevOps Engineer with knowledge of ITSM/ITIL methodology looking to join a collaborative team, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you!  The DevOps Engineer will work with all levels of the Firm to automate and streamline processes, accelerate application deployment, and improve IS services. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This exempt position is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule.

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End-User Computing Administrator

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is looking for an End-User Computing Administrator to join its expanding Information Services team. With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service. If you are an experienced EUC Administrator looking to join a collaborative team, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you!  The EUC Administrator will be responsible for deploying, managing and developing tools to effectively manage end user devices and enable end user access to the Firm's applications and data from anywhere at any time. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This exempt position is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule. ITIL v3, Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Administrator, and Comptia Security+ certifications required within 2-years of hiring.

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Financial Reporting Analyst

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Flexible Hybrid-Remote Work Schedule! Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is in search of a Financial Reporting Analyst to join its St. Louis office. With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized as providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are an analyst with excellent quantitative and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. Under the direction of the Firm’s Manager of Financial Reporting, the Financial Reporting Analyst will analyze financial and pricing data to improve the Firm’s profitability and make recommendations to the Business Office, Partners and Executive Leadership. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have creative problem-solving skills, at least two years’ experience working in a law firm, or other professional service industry, and a strong background in data analysis, math or finance. A Bachelor Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Actuary Sciences, or similar field is required. This exempt position is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Intellectual Property Docket Specialist

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Flexible Hybrid Work Schedule! Thompson Coburn is looking for an Intellectual Property Docket Specialist to join our growing team! If you are looking for a position in a collaborative environment where your expertise and attention to detail will be valued, then we might have an opportunity for you. Thompson Coburn LLP currently has a non-exempt position available in our St. Louis office for a full-time Docket Specialist – Intellectual Property with a minimum three years’ experience in IP docketing in a law firm setting required. Associate Degree preferred. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Legal Administrative Assistant – IP (Patent Prosecution)

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Hybrid Work Schedule! At Thompson Coburn, we value each other as people and as colleagues. If you want to join a supportive team where your expertise will be valued, then we might have an opportunity for you. Thompson Coburn LLP currently has a non-exempt position available in our St. Louis office for a full-time Legal Administrative Assistant to support our Intellectual Property practice group. The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail and at least two (2) years of experience in patent prosecution; three to five (3-5) years' experience preferred. Qualified applicants will possess a high school diploma or equivalent; Associate or equivalent degree preferred. This position is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule and the candidate selected must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

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Legal Administrative Assistant – Labor and Employment

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service. We have a passion for excellence and value each other inside the Firm as people and as colleagues. If you are a detail-oriented Legal Administrative Assistant with experience in labor and employment litigation and want to join a high-performing team, then we might have an opportunity for you in our St. Louis office. Ideal candidates will have three (3) to five (5) years of litigation experience, preferably in the area of labor and employment law, and excellent time management skills. Qualified applicants will have at least two (2) years of legal experience and will possess a minimum High School Diploma or equivalent; an Associate Degree is preferred. This position is full-time and non-exempt and the person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.

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Litigation Support Case Manager

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Flexible Hybrid-Remote Work Schedule! Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is in search of a Litigation Support Case Manager. With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are looking for an opportunity to advance your career in litigation support, then this might be an exciting opportunity for you!  Under the direction of the Litigation Discovery Support Manager, this position will work with litigation practice teams and the Litigation Support Project Manager to implement eDiscovery strategy. This is a non-exempt position that can be filled in any of our offices. Qualified candidates will have at least two (2) years of experience in litigation or litigation support as a case manager, paralegal, analyst, IT support or equivalent role and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. The ideal candidate will have experience participating in substantial eDiscovery projects and excellent time-management skills. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Litigation Support Project Manager

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Flexible Hybrid-Remote Work Schedule! Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is in search of a Litigation Support Project Manager. With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you have excellent communication skills and a consultant mindset, then this might be an exciting opportunity for you! Under the direction of the Litigation Discovery Support Manager, this position will work with litigation practice teams and clients to develop, implement and manage eDiscovery strategy. This exempt position can be filled in any of our offices. The ideal candidate will have experience managing eDiscovery projects, excellent time-management skills and an ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Qualified candidates will have at least five (5) years of experience in litigation or litigation support and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This position is eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Marketing and Business Development Manager

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

At Thompson Coburn, we value innovation, creativity and boldness. If you are a creative professional looking to join a collaborative team, then you will want to check out this opportunity. Thompson Coburn LLP currently has an exempt position available in our St. Louis office for a full time Marketing and Business Development Manager with five years of work experience in a professional setting required. Three years of experience in marketing or business development in a professional services environment preferred (law firm experience strongly preferred, although other professional service experience will be considered). Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor degree. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Paralegal – Intellectual Property

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Whether you are an early career professional looking to start your paralegal career with a large firm or an experienced paralegal looking to join a team with opportunities to learn and advance, then we might have a great opportunity for you! Thompson Coburn LLP, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is in search of an Intellectual Property Paralegal to fill a full-time non-exempt position in its St. Louis office. Under the supervision of the IP Practice Support Services Supervisor, this position will provide support for the Intellectual Property practice group. Qualified candidates will have up to three (3) years of experience in Intellectual Property and will possess an Associate Degree or Paralegal Certification; Bachelor Degree preferred. Substantial equivalent experience in Intellectual Property will be considered in lieu of educational requirements. Experience with Anaqua docketing systems preferred. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule after a period of in-office training.

To apply for this position, click here.

Payroll Manager

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

At Thompson Coburn, we have a passion for excellence. If you are an experienced Payroll Manager with exceptional attention to detail, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. Thompson Coburn LLP currently has an exempt position available in our St. Louis office for a full-time Payroll Manager with a minimum of five (5) years of multi-state payroll experience required. Knowledge of and experience utilizing UKG’s payroll and timekeeping software is preferred. Qualified applicants will have an Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required; Bachelor Degree preferred. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.

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System Administrator

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Flexible hybrid remote work schedule! If you are looking for an opportunity to join a leader in the legal industry, then this might be an exciting opportunity for you! Under the direction of the Firm’s IT Operations Director, the System Administrator will be responsible for the support, configuration and reliable operation of the Firm’s computer systems. Qualified applicants will have a CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security +, and MCSE: Core Infrastructure, or equivalent credentials. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or equivalent degree or experience is required. Ideal candidates will have at least five (5) years of experience supporting a multi-site MS Active Directory and MS Azure AD Premium environment and five plus (5+) years’ experience with HIPAA, PCI and PII. The person selected for the position must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. This exempt position is eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule.  

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Treasury Accountant

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Thompson Coburn LLP, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is in search of a Treasury Accountant to fill a full-time exempt position in its St. Louis office. With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are looking for an opportunity to advance your accounting career in the legal industry, then we might have a position for you. Under the supervision of the Controller, the Treasury Accountant will collaborate with attorneys, clients, vendors and others to provide a variety of accounting services, including managing IOLTA trust funds. Qualified candidates will have at least three (3) years of accounting experience. The ideal candidate will have experience working for a law firm or other professional services firm, experience with Aderant software, CPA licensure and a Bachelor Degree in Accounting. The person selected for this position must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position is eligible for a hybrid-remote work schedule.

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Washington, D.C.

Corporate Practice Analyst

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hybrid Work Schedule!  Thompson Coburn, a large full-service law firm with offices in seven (7) cities across the U.S., is expanding its Corporate Technology Team! With over 400 attorneys and experience in 50 areas of law, Thompson Coburn is regularly recognized for providing clients with outstanding value and service.  If you are a creative problem solver with excellent analytical and communication skills, then we might have an exciting opportunity for you. The person selected for this position will work with corporate practice areas and Information Services to identify new technologies, improve processes, and make recommendations to Partners and Executive Management. The ideal candidate will have an MBA, J.D. or Paralegal Certification, a thorough knowledge of corporate practice area processes and procedures, and a working knowledge of corporate practice area technologies. Qualified applicants will have two or more years’ experience working in a corporate practice area at a law firm or corporate legal department and a Bachelor degree or equivalent experience. This is an exempt position that can be filled in any of our seven (7) offices and is eligible for a flexible hybrid-remote work schedule.

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