Fashion Law Career Roundup is a series that shares the latest fashion industry jobs available in the legal field. So, tweak that cover letter , review that resume, and polish those pearl earrings because these sought out positions will likely fill up quicker than you can say,”I’m a Fashion Law Hopeful.”

New York

Estée Lauder–Associate Counsel

The Associate Counsel will be part of a legal team responsible for providing digital/social media, e-commerce, privacy/data security and general commercial legal advice and support to Brands and corporate functions within The Estee Lauder Companies.

For more information: Current Openings.

Job ID #: 152724

Coach–IP Counsel

The Intellectual Property Counsel is a key position in Coach’s legal department. This attorney will help safeguard Coach’s most important assets – it’s trademarks, copyrights, and other registrations. Responsible for both the filing of registrations, and their enforcement, this role requires a variety of skills.

For more information: Coach Careers.

Job ID #: 9009

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J.Crew Group, Inc.–Corporate Counsel | Intellectual Property

J. Crew seeks a staff level attorney to assist with intellectual property matters. This person will work under the supervision of a senior level attorney with marketing, creative and production teams, advising on a diverse and challenging array of intellectual property matters affecting the company. This individual will also be expected to work on commercial and litigation matters regarding privacy, consumer protection and product safety, as well as other matters, as needed.

For more information: Careers at J. Crew.


Nike–Assistant General Counsel | Business Services & Real Estate

As an Assistant General Counsel – Business Services/Real Estate, you will counsel Nike’s North American and Emerging Markets retail and non-retail real estate directors and other business representatives of Nike and its subsidiaries in the negotiation, structure and strategic implementation of various real estate agreements including retail, office and warehouse leasing, purchase and sale agreements, license agreements, construction contracts, event agreements and related matters.


Job ID #: 00219750

Other Opportunities 

ABA Intellectual Property Section–Young Lawyers Fellow

Each year the ABA-IPL Section selects two fellows for three-year terms from applicants with proven achievement, participation, excellence, and commitment. The goal of the ABA-IPL Fellows Program is to develop future leadership and encourage diversity in the Section. Fellows are encouraged to attend Section meetings and are expected to work within areas such as ABA-IPL Action groups, Boards, and Committees. Fellows also promote diversity and membership, as they continue to develop leadership skills and responsibilities in the Section. Participants in the ABA-IPL Fellows Program are funded to attend select Section conferences during their three years in the program

For more information: Young Lawyer Fellows Program Application.


Photo credit: J. Crew 2015 Fall Outerwear via Fashion Gone Rogue


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