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  • 02/26/2018 11:16 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that not only celebrates coffee and its rich tradition, but that creates a feeling of connection. We develop and support partners who share this passion and are guided by their service to others.

    “We built the Starbucks brand first with our people, not with consumers.  Because we believed the best way to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers was to hire and train great people, we invested in employees.”

    – Howard Schultz, Starbucks Coffee Company

    As a Starbucks director, corporate counsel – corporate & securities, you will work as a member of the Corporate & Securities team in the Law & Corporate Affairs Department to ensure compliance with public company reporting and filing requirements, and to support Starbucks corporate governance, Total Rewards, Treasury and disclosures.  The areas of focus for this role will include ’34 Act compliance (including proxy statement oversight), treasury work (bond offerings, share repurchases, and hedging instruments), corporate development transactions, and executive compensation (including support for the Compensation Committee of the Starbucks Board of Directors).  Preferred candidates will have experience both in law firm and in-house public company environments, and will have significant experience with federal securities laws, general corporate governance, corporate finance and strategic commercial transactions, preparation of proxy statements and shareholder meeting materials, and compensation programs.  

    Leveraging your previous experience, we will enable you to:

    • Lead – As a member of the Corporate & Securities group, manage paralegals and provide guidance on their development.    
    • Guide – Provide strategic legal counsel to leaders including the Chief Partner Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, vp, Investor Relations, and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
    • Collaborate – Team with L&CA partners and business partners to provide cross-functional support, including on executive compensation, treasury matters, strategic corporate transactions and public disclosures.

    We’d love to hear from people with:

    • Nine + years of relevant substantive legal experience in a law firm or company legal department
    • Experience managing legal professionals
    • J.D. from accredited law school
    • License to practice law in pertinent jurisdictions

    We hope to hear from you!  Click “Apply Online” to begin the application process today.

    Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans & individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.

  • 02/26/2018 11:16 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Stokes Lawrence, a mid-sized commercial law firm with offices in Yakima and Seattle, is seeking an associate to join the estate planning practice in our Yakima office. Candidates must have outstanding academic credentials and superior analytical, communication and interpersonal skills, along with a commitment to serving our clients throughout Central Washington. Two or more years of estate planning experience is preferred.

    Our lawyers and staff share a common value system rooted in collaboration, excellence, client service and professionalism, along with a desire for personal growth and satisfaction. Our firm is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds.

    Please send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to Joanne Pegues, Director of Human Resources, at for confidential consideration.

  • 02/22/2018 6:18 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    At the Washington State Attorney General’s Office, we aspire to be the best public law office in the nation.  We are committed to providing excellent, independent, and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and to protecting the rights of its people.  It is essential to our mission to create and maintain an office that is diverse, respectful, inclusive and composed of the best legal talent available. 


    If you share our vision and have a desire to do important work that makes a difference for our community, then we invite you to consider applying for the following opportunities. 


    Assistant Attorney General - Christine O. Gregoire Spokane Division’s Labor and Industries Section  (Deadline:  2/12/18)

    Assistant Attorney General - Complex Litigation Division in Seattle or in Olympia  (Deadline:  3/5/18)

    Summer Volunteer  Law Clerk Program open to first and second-year law students  (Deadline:  2/12/18)


    Diversity is critical to the success of the mission of the AGO. It is the recognition, respect, and appreciation of all cultures and backgrounds and the fostering of the inclusion of differences between people. Appreciating, valuing and implementing principles of diversity permits AGO employees to achieve their fullest potential in an inclusive, respectful environment. The core values of the AGO are served by a strong commitment to the value of diversity and by promoting an inclusive workplace. The AGO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity diversity, age, honorably discharged veteran, veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring any information in an alternative format may contact Tracy Robinson at 360-586-7693.  Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or


  • 02/22/2018 6:17 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Helsell Fetterman is looking to immediately fill two employment opportunities and we welcome you sharing them with your membership.


    Job Openings:

    Legal Secretary: Prior experience required.  Support multiple attorneys, primarily in local litigation

    Accounting / New Matter Clerk: Detail oriented for basic accounting functions and opening of new files


    Please have candidates contact Ann Callahan at or 206-689-2135


  • 02/22/2018 6:16 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Business & Tax practice group in the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an attorney with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate/commercial finance transactions, contracts and general corporate law.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and writing skills.  We prefer candidates with law firm experience, excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills, and a strong academic background.  All replies confidential.


    To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; deal sheet and law school transcript by using this link.  Please let us know how you heard about this position in your cover letter.


    Click here for a complete list of all lateral opportunities at DWT. 


  • 02/22/2018 6:11 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Job Summary: The Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer (“Executive Director”) is responsible for advancing the mission of the World Justice Project by leading its work, including support and leadership of its entire staff while maintaining a safe, meritocratic workplace. The Executive Director has a prominent role in strategic planning and is responsible for the execution of those plans under the supervision of the Board of Directors and Officers. The Executive Director acts as an ambassador to the rule of law community. The Executive Director brings general management skills to the enterprise.

    Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below. Some of these responsibilities are fulfilled through supervision of other staff members who have direct responsibility for certain functions.

    • Represent WJP in its communications and relationships with all pertinent constituencies, including domestic and international supporters, funders, collaborators, scholars, and other organizations and stakeholders; 
    • Advance WJP 217;s three lines of business – Research and Scholarship; the WJP Rule of Law Index; and Engagement (which includes strategic convenings, a virtual network of rule of law enterprises, and a library of practical, locally led programs);  
    • Expand the network of rule of law advocates around the world; 
    • Work with the Board, Officers, and staff to achieve the goals of the Project;
    • Actively manage and lead the staff. Create and maintain a workplace that is safe (free from sexual harassme nt or any form of invidious discrimination), diverse, performance-based, and high-integrity. Set an example of civility, decorum, and respect for the dignity of co-workers;
    • Maintain a workplace in compliance with applicable state, federal and local employment laws, rules and regulations; 
    • Manage the financial affairs of the WJP, including preparation of an annual budget and proper control and disbursement of WJP funds;
    • Enhance fundraising to support WJP operations; 
    • Oversee administration of grants; 
    • Act as a resource for the Board and Officers; 
    • Perform such other duties as assigned by the Board or the Officers. 

    Basic Qualifications: 

    • A law degree and/or other graduate degree such as an MA, MBA, or PhD; 
    • A demonstrated interest in and understanding of the issues and opportunities which are the focus of the World Justice Project;
    • Work experience with an international focus; 
    • Prior employment involving organizational management, including responsibility for supervision and leadership of staff, bu dgeting, communications both internal and external, and public speaking;
    • Experience and success in fundraising; 
    • Experience with analysis of financial data and preparation of financial reports; 
    • An understanding of the modalities involved with the gathering and interpretation of data;
    • Experience with grants and grant administr ation is preferred.

    Location: The primary offices of the World Justice Project are located in Washington, D.C. and Seattle, Washington. Residence of the Executive Director in the Washington, D.C. office is preferred.

    Travel: The position requires substantial domestic and international travel.

    The World Justice Project is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Specific information about applying for this position isn’t listed. Here’s a link to their website:


  • 02/10/2018 7:52 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate to join its Labor & Employment practice group. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong references and superb written and oral communication skills. To be considered, candidates must have at least one year of experience, which may include a federal clerkship or experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm. The ideal candidate is a motivated self-starter seeking increasing levels of challenge and responsibility in a dynamic environment. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript.

    Apply here:


  • 02/10/2018 4:38 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The City of Seattle Office of Hearing Examiner is accepting applications for a Deputy Hearing Examiner.  Applications may be filed online at: DEPUTY HEARING EXAMINER, Job #2018-00180.

  • 02/10/2018 4:37 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire a junior to mid-level associate to join its nationally recognized Media & Entertainment practice. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ litigation experience in a large law firm with an interest in media and entertainment law, including copyright, trademark, right of publicity, defamation, or privacy.  Former law clerks and candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  We’d also welcome enthusiasm and a sense of humor.  Candidates must be active members of the California Bar in good standing and possess excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills.  Experience working with content creators of all stripes is a plus, but is not required.

    To apply, please go to DWT Career Site and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; a brief writing sample and law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.

    Please let me know if you have any questions!




    Hiroko Peraza | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    Diversity Outreach Recruitment Manager
    1300 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 2400 | Portland, OR 97201
    Tel: (503) 778-5356 | Fax: (503) 778-5299 
    Email: | Website:

  • 02/10/2018 4:33 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Mid-Level Commercial Litigation Associate – Seattle


    The Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks a mid-level commercial litigation associate attorney with at least 2 years’ experience; law-firm experience is required, and clerkship experience is strongly preferred. Experience in commercial litigation, including responsibility for pleadings, motions and discovery, is required, and experience in court is preferred.


    Excellent writing and oral advocacy skills are required, as well as strong academic credentials. An active member, in good standing, of the Washington Bar is preferred, but we will consider members of other state bars in appropriate cases.
    To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; brief writing sample (5-10 pages) and law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.

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