Friday, October 25, 2013 11:30 AM

Job and Fellowship Opps (NY and PHL), Penn Law Honoring Alumnae Massiah Jackson L'74, Strokoff L'75, and Isaac L'04

Alumnae Awardees

This Tuesday, October 29, Penn Law's Law Alumni Society will be honoring a group of distinguished alums at its annual Law Alumni Society Awards, and this year's group of honorees includes 3 very special alumnae, the Hon. Frederica Massiah-Jackson L'74, Sandra Strokoff L'75, and Nicole Isaac L'04.

Judge Massiah-Jackson L'74, former President Judge of the Pennsylvania's Court of Common Pleas, where she continues to sit, will be receiving the Alumni Award of Merit for her professional achievement and service to the law school.

Sandra Strokoff L'75, the head of the legal office of the U.S. House of Representatives (and the first woman to hold this position of Legislative Counsel of the House of Representatives), will be receiving the Louis H. Pollak Public Service Award honoring her career of advancing justice through service to others.

Nicole Isaac L'04, currently the Special Assistant to President Obama for Legislative Affairs, will be receiving the Young Alumni Award honoring the professional achievement of an alumnus/a who graduated within the past 10 years.

Read their full bios and see a full list of winners - and please RSVP if you can make it to the ceremony and reception on 10/29 at Penn Law! – by clicking here.

Fellowship Opportunity

2014-2015 Fellow, Penn Law's Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (Philadelphia, PA)

Penn Law's Center for Technology, Innovation & Competition (CTIC) is accepting Fellowship Applications for 2014-15. Now in its seventh year, CTIC has established itself as a hub of interdisciplinary discourse on issues pertaining to intellectual property, Internet law, privacy, and related fields.

Aspiring scholars whose research relates to CTIC's work and who have not yet held a tenure track legal academic position are encouraged to apply!

The deadline is January 13, 2014 and applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

To learn more about the fellowship, visit:

https://www.law.upenn.edu/faculty/fellowships.php.

To learn more about CTIC, visit:

https://www.law.upenn.edu/institutes/ctic/ or email ctic@law.upenn.edu.

Job Opportunities

The NY Office of Paul Hastings LLP is hiring for five separate junior-midlevel positions. Please see below for additional details.

1: Class 2009-2012 Associate, Latin American Practice

The New York office is seeking a 2009-2012 Associate to join the Latin American Practice Group in the Corporate Department. Substantial capital markets or corporate finance experience required. Fluent Spanish speaking is required and Portuguese speaking is a plus

2: Class 2007-2008 Associate, M&A Practice Group

The New York Office is seeking a 2007-2008 Associate for the Corporate Department, with strong M&A experience. Extensive knowledge of M&A transactions, including public and private company transactions is required. Outstanding academic credentials and law firm experience are also required. Candidate must be admitted to the New York Bar

3: Class 2007-2012 Associate, Leveraged Practice Group

The New York Office is seeking a 2007-2012 associate with bank finance experience and/or high yield bond experience to join the firm's global leveraged finance group. Client base is highly diversified and includes commercial and investment banks, finance companies and borrowers/issuers. Experience in lending and leveraged finance, as well as experience representing banks and non-bank financial institutions in debt financing transactions, including: high yield bond offerings, senior secured credit facilities, subordinated debt and other mezzanine financings, and asset-based working capital facilities. Outstanding academic credentials, client management skills and major law firm experience are required. Candidate must be admitted to the New York Bar

4: Real Estate Equity Investments & Development Associate

The New York office is seeking a 2007-2012 Associate for the Real Estate Department. Substantial experience working with equity investments and development. Outstanding academic credentials and law firm experience are required. Candidate must be admitted to the New York Bar. No search firm submissions will be accepted at this time.

5: IP Life Sciences Associate

The New York office is seeking a 2008-2013 Associate for the Pharmaceutical, Chemical, and Life Sciences Patent Litigation Practice Group. A technical degree in biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, chemistry, chemical engineering, or a closely-related field is required. Outstanding academic credentials (including honors and/or law review editors especially preferred), superior writing skills, and law firm experience are also required. Japanese language skills preferred.

Please send resumes to Felicia Yen L'11 at feliciayen@paulhastings.com.

*As always, please send job opportunities, updates regarding promotions, awards received, or other accomplishments of Penn Law women, and any other relevant news items to kilgoresociety@law.upenn.edu.*

Corey Ellen Fulton L'07

Director of Alumni Relations

University of Pennsylvania Law School

3400 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

cefulton@law.upenn.edu

215.898.0672

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