Current Openings

How to Apply

To pursue an attorney or technology specialist position with the firm, please submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript to:

To pursue a posted administrative or paralegal position in the Boston or New York office, please follow the instructions included within each posting.

To pursue a posted administrative position in the Washington D.C. office, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

All candidates may be assured of complete confidentiality.

  • Network Engineer

    April 19, 2017

    Foley Hoag seeks a Network Engineer to be responsible for ensuring the continuous and reliable operation of the firm’s voice, data and internet networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for the firm. The role is responsible for analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing the network infrastructure and application components. The Network Engineer is responsible for all aspects of the LAN, WAN and VoIP infrastructures at all firm locations. The Network Engineer provides high-level technical support for voice, data and internet network systems, creates and maintains network documentation, maintains hardware and software standards, and participates in projects as needed. The Network Engineer must be well versed with the advanced engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems. The Network Engineer will perform a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation and training tasks to ensure the network meets the performance expectations of the firm and users.

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  • Case Assistant - Patent Prosecution

    April 6, 2017

    The Boston office of Foley Hoag is seeking a case assistant to work with the firm’s Patent Prosecution group. Key responsibilities of the position include:  assisting patent attorneys, patent agents and technology specialists with production, revision, and submission of a high volume of a range of required documents, such as Information Disclosure Statements, inventor declarations, assignments, and Power of Attorney forms; researching databases of patent assignments and other patent-related records; and preparing schedules of patent families and their bibliographic information. 

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  • Billing Administrator

    March 30, 2017

    Foley Hoag seeks a Billing Administrator to be responsible for all functions relating to client billing. Strong customer service skills are needed to provide excellent service to internal and external clients.

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  • Business Associate

    March 28, 2017

    Foley Hoag’s Business Department has an opening for a lawyer in our Boston office.

    We seek applicants from the Class of 2013 and senior for an available position as associate in our  Mergers & Acquisitions practice. Although not required, fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese would be a plus.

    We staff transactions leanly, affording associates an opportunity for significant responsibility and excellent career development.  Associates work one-on-one with partners, gain a depth of experience in a broad range of corporate transactions, and get immediate client contact. Such experience has contributed to the firm’s consistently excellent rankings in various national satisfaction surveys and industry recognition lists.

    Please submit cover letter, resume, deal sheet, and law school transcript to Jillian Chalmers, Senior Legal Recruiting Coordinator, at


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  • Legal Administrative Assistant - New York

    March 23, 2017

    Foley Hoag seeks a Legal Administrative Assistant to provide legal and administrative secretarial support to lawyers and/or paralegals in the firm's New York office and coordinate activities with multiple areas within the firm to meet individual client needs appropriately.

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  • Financial Systems Manager

    March 22, 2017

    Foley Hoag seeks a Financial Systems Manager to be a key member of the accounting and finance team, supporting the firm with financial systems and technical expertise. He or she will interact closely with finance and technology professionals to optimize information delivery, administer finance-related aspects of technology projects, and manage key cross-functional projects such as system implementations and upgrades. The Financial Systems Manager will also serve as a crucial finance resource for technical support, including electronic report distribution, SQL stored procedures, dashboard design, workflow, and business intelligence. He or she will manage the Finance Department’s data warehouses and controls security for the firm’s financial inquiry tools.

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  • Paralegal - International Litigation and Arbitration Department

    February 27, 2017

    Foley Hoag LLP’s Washington, DC office is seeking a Paralegal for its International Litigation and Arbitration Department (ILAD).  Foley Hoag’s ILAD is one of the few in the country engaged in the practice of public and private international law. We represent sovereign states and their agencies in litigation and arbitration with other states and with investors, and in litigation in U.S. courts. As a paralegal, you will have an unparalleled opportunity to work directly on high-profile and innovative international legal cases. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and resourceful college graduate who is interested in international affairs and the legal field. You should also be able to work independently and manage multiple demands on your time. You can learn more about our practice at

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  • Help Desk Support Specialist

    February 7, 2017

    Foley Hoag seeks a Help Desk Support Specialist (either 8 am – 4 pm, 9 am – 5 pm or 10 am - 6 pm shift) to provide the first level technical software and hardware support to all users of the firm’s networked systems.

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  • Patent Docket Coordinator

    January 30, 2017

    Foley Hoag seeks a Patent Docket Coordinator with a solid understanding of the United States, International, and various foreign Patent Office rules, procedures, and guidelines. He/she must be able to apply this information correctly when reviewing PTO submissions to ensure we are meeting the requirements set in the respective communications. The integrity of the information maintained in the system is vital to ensuring the legal staff meet critical deadlines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: creating and maintaining patent prosecution files, maintaining database, entering deadlines and other case-specific data into docketing system, interpreting documents and identifying deadlines, preparing weekly and periodic reports, and following-up on deadlines. The coordinator must be available to work overtime when required to meet the demands of this position.  In addition, any general office administrative functions as necessary.

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  • Patent Administrative Assistant (Floater)

    December 15, 2016

    Foley Hoag seeks a Patent Administrative Assistant (Floater) to assist patent attorneys and technology specialists in all phases of the patenting process.

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