Which Schools Participate?

Accredited law schools in the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) southeastern region are automatically invited to participate in this fair. NALP defines the southeastern region as Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.


  • Eligible schools will receive email invitations with instructions. Your law school may choose to pay student registration fees for its participating students. Contact your Career Services Office for details.

What Happens After My School Registers?

  • Employer list will be distributed to registered law schools after employer registration closes.
  • Students review the participating employers list and decide if they would like to participate.
  • Students must register online and pay fees with a credit card or indicate that their law school will pay their fees, if applicable.
  • Once fees have been paid, students will register in SIPJF Symplicity and submit resumes to their preferred employers.

Important Dates

  • Wednesday, April 27-Wednesday, May 11: Students preview employers and register
  • Tuesday, May 17-Tuesday, May 31: Registered candidates may apply to employers
  • Monday, June 27: Interview selections available
  • Tuesday, July 5: Deadline for candidates to accept/decline interviews
  • Thursday, July 14: Interview schedules available for download
  • Tuesday, July 26: 12th Annual Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Alston & Bird
Arnold & Porter
AT&T Intellectual Property
Baker Botts
Baker Donelson
Baker Hostetler LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP
Bryan Cave
Cantor Colburn
Clements Bernard
Darby & Darby
Dority & Manning
Duane Morris
Fish & Richardson
Foley & Lardner
Hall Booth Smith
Hill Kertscher & Wharton
Hunton & Williams
Jones Day
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
King & Spalding
Mayer Brown
Merchant & Gould
Moore & Van Allen
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Morris, Manning and Martin
Myers Bigel Sibley and Sajovec
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Nuesoft Technologies , Inc.
Oliff & Berridge
Patterson & Sheridan
Robins, Kaplan, Miller, & Ciresi
Smith Risley Tempel Santos
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox
Sughrue & Mion
Taylor English
Thomas Horstemeyer
Troutman Sanders
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Womble Carlyle