Attorneys

Rutan is committed to developing and promoting associates internally.  However, the addition of strong lateral attorneys is also integral to our firm’s strategic growth. We are continuously striving to create a firm culture that embodies the core values of Rutan: teamwork, excellence, responsiveness and integrity.  If you are looking for a lateral attorney position, please email hiring@rutan.com.

Patent Agent

Rutan is seeking an experienced patent agent for its Orange County office.

The ideal candidate will be registered with the USPTO and have 5+ years of experience drafting patent applications. Prosecution experience is a plus, as is technical expertise in the fields of automotive, mechanical/medical device, electrical, and/or material science. Candidate will preferably have a degree in engineering, physics, or bio/chemistry. Under Rutan’s mentoring program, the patent agent will be working closely with various Rutan IP partners along with other attorneys and agents within Rutan. Rutan offers competitive salaries and benefits.

Please email your resume to Jodi Brooks at jobrooks@rutan.com.

Real Estate Attorney

Rutan is seeking an experienced real estate attorney for its Orange County office.

Real estate transactional attorney with 3 to 10 years’ experience. Candidate must be from a top law school with solid grades and/or a firm comparable to Rutan. The ideal candidate will have experience in acquisitions, development and/or finance.

Please email your resume to Jodi Brooks at jobrooks@rutan.com.

Corporate Finance Attorney

Rutan is seeking an experienced corporate finance attorney for its Orange County office.

2 to 8 year corporate transactional lawyer with strong academic credentials. Candidate must have meaningful experience with (1) commercial finance transactions, (2) drafting and negotiating loan and security documents, and (3) managing transactions from inception to closing. Preferred candidate will have solid understanding of UCC Article 9. (Experience representing both lenders and borrowers is a plus.)

Please email your resume to Jodi Brooks at jobrooks@rutan.com.

Employment Law Associate

Rutan is seeking an employment law associate for its Orange County office.

2 to 4 year associate for Rutan’s Employment Law Department. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials and meaningful employment law experience. For a candidate with truly outstanding credentials, we will consider someone with a general business litigation background who is interested in transitioning to employment work.

Please email your resume to Jodi Brooks at jobrooks@rutan.com.

Data Privacy/Cyber Security Associate

Rutan is seeking a data privacy/cyber security associate for its Orange County office.

Junior associate with solid academic background. Candidate must have experience with one or more of the following: privacy compliance (including CCPA, GDPR, Privacy Shield, HIPAA and GLBA compliance), advertising and internet-based and mobile privacy issues, privacy program implementation and management, regulatory investigations relating to privacy and data security issues, and data breach response and preparedness activities. Ideal candidate will have experience assisting clients in complying with GDPR and CCPA, and/or implementing global privacy programs – including data security safeguards.

Please email your resume to Jodi Brooks at jobrooks@rutan.com.

Tax Partner/Senior Tax Attorney

Rutan is seeking an experienced tax partner/senior tax attorney for its Orange County office.

Partner-level tax attorney with strong academic credentials and significant experience (1) working on complex tax structures (particularly in a subchapter K/partnership setting) and (2) drafting tax-related transactional documents – including complex joint venture agreements. Experience with 1031 exchanges, REITs, and Section 42 tax credits is a plus.

Please email your resume to Jodi Brooks at jobrooks@rutan.com.