Based in Washington, DC, Bookoff McAndrews focuses on patent counseling and prosecution for technology companies. Founded in 2012, the patent boutique has been recognized by Chambers and Forbes, among others, for its stellar work as a top IP firm. BoMc is committed to diversity, celebrates the outside interests of its attorneys, and embraces work-life balance as much as possible in a busy practice, as evidenced by its rank as Vault’s No. 1 Best Midsize Law Firm to Work For.
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Bookoff McAndrews is looking for talented, diverse attorneys with prior work experience—and preferably technical experience, as a patent firm—who will work well as part of the team. The firm organizes regular social opportunities (including via Zoom during the pandemic) like happy hours, family-oriented events, and birthday and holiday parties. Relationships between partners and associates range from professionally friendly to genuinely close, with valuable informal mentoring occurring on a regular basis. BoMc has a bootcamp for new attorneys, to provide a baseline on the firm’s policies and practices, and weekly CLEs on practice-related topics, plus a formal mentoring program to help with any training needs. The firm is generally busy, though when and where you work is flexible a...
Bookoff McAndrews is a DC-based patent law firm focused on non-litigation patent services—including patent counseling and prosecution—for technology companies. In just a handful of years since it first opened its doors, BoMc has grown to more than 35 attorneys, attracted scores of high-technology startups and Fortune 500 companies as clients, and attained nationwide recognition typically reserved for much more established, larger firms.
Making Its Mark in DC
The firm was founded by former Finnegan partners Les Bookoff and Roland McAndrews in 2012 to focus on "everything patents that's outside the courtroom" to cut down on the overhead costs associated with maintaining an in-house litigation practice and provide clients with more certainty ...