Careers

Our team is our greatest strength.

Combined, their ingenuity, passion, and motivation to see clients and colleagues succeed creates an invigorating environment that has significant impact inside and outside the firm.
The Dority & Manning culture is open, honest and flexible.  Our expectations are elevated – our egos are not. We are grateful for our opportunities and share our learning and experiences with each other.  Collectively, we create a culture that thrives on collaboration, trust, integrity, diversity, and client-focus.

Attorneys & Agents

Attorneys and agent applicants should have a hunger to learn, a drive to succeed, and an eagerness to collaborate.  Because we value your personal and professional success, we encourage immediate client engagement and prepare you to undertake challenging and fulfilling responsibilities at the outset of your career with the firm.  Our mentorship program is not one-size-fits-all.  We carefully match mentors, facilitate training programs and provide access to an outstanding network of internal resources to maximize each professionals’ growth and success.

 Law Students

The continued growth and success of Dority & Manning lies not only in our current professionals, but also in the future attorneys that will lead and direct the firm for years to come.  We have developed a robust Summer Associate Program for law clerks to integrate fully into the firm and experience life as an associate with Dority & Manning.  Our goal is to recruit passionate students who will exceed expectations, live out firm values, and help advance our mission and vision.

Undergraduate Students

Dority & Manning partners with multiple universities to offer a cooperative education program for undergraduate students.  Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in science or engineering join the firm in a capacity that allows them to gain first-hand knowledge about IP law and explore intellectual property as a future career.  Many of our undergraduate students later join us as patent agents or attend law school and return as attorneys.  Some of our recently elected principals were once  undergraduate students at the firm!

Legal & Business Professionals

Our legal and business professionals are the backbone of Dority & Manning and are essential to accomplishing the firm’s mission and vision.  Our legal professionals take on challenging and rewarding work that requires an eye for detail, a desire for excellence, and a strong ability to collaborate.  They are trusted professionals who think creatively to find better solutions for our clients.   Our business professionals are flexible and proactive – building infrastructure, improving processes, developing programs, and serving internal customers with a balanced approach.

Each new hire at Dority & Manning receives a warm welcome and quickly gains a sense of belonging and value.

We take care of our team because it is our greatest strength

Current Open Positions:

Dority & Manning is seeking a patent attorney with a specialization in the electrical and computer science arts to join one of our teams on the forefront of technology.  Candidates can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients. A successful candidate will offer 2+ years of experience with varying electrical and software technologies; a focus in artificial intelligence and machine learning would be ideal.

 

Our firm is seeking a patent attorney with a specialization in the mechanical arts to join our collaborative and thriving team.  Candidates can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients.  A successful candidate will offer 2+ years of experience with a variety of mechanical technologies.

 

To apply or inquire about a position with us, please contact our Talent Acquisition Manager, Brittany Pray at bpray@dority-manning.com.  Applicants seeking an attorney, agent, or law clerk position are asked to provide a writing sample as well as undergraduate and law school transcripts (if applicable).