Firm is seeking an associate with 6-8 years of patent prosecution experience in the mechanical arts. Technical experience in areas of mechanical engineering, medical devices, and oilfield tools is strongly preferred. A degree in mechanical engineering is required. 100 year old firm with more than 350 lawyers in six offices in Ohio, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Firm represents start-up businesses to Fortune 500 corporations; non-profit organizations to governmental entities; individuals needing estate planning advice to defendants embroiled in multi-state class action litigation. Practices span the spectrum of legal services, and include all forms of litigation, labor and employment law, corporate law, commercial law, and tax law.