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  • 11/23/2020 3:45 PM | Anonymous

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an experienced Corporate Associate to join our Salt Lake City, Seattle, Toronto or Vancouver office. This associate will primarily support the Capital Markets & Corporate Compliance Practice Group in Toronto which focuses on Canadian/U.S. cross border transactions. The associate will work closely with Dorsey partners and clients on a wide variety of matters, providing a great opportunity for professional growth.

     

    The associate will primarily provide U.S. legal advice to Canadian issuers but will also provide advice to U.S. domestic and other foreign companies. Dorsey’s Capital Markets team advises clients on the full range of public and private financings in the United States. Our experience encompasses the complete spectrum of equity, debt and hybrid instruments. Our capital markets clients range from emerging companies, to large cap issuers, and venture capital and private equity sponsors to the underwriting and advisory teams of investment banks.

     

    Qualified candidates will have:

    - Three to five years of corporate attorney experience, including public company governance, public offerings, registered direct offerings, PIPE offerings, Nasdaq and NYSE compliance and public mergers and acquisitions;

    - Experience working in the business/corporate group of a large law firm;

    - Strong communication and writing skills;

    - Top academic credentials;

    - At least one U.S. bar admission; and

    - Experience working with Canadian or other foreign public companies, strongly preferred, but not required.

     

    Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. Our benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance; domestic partner benefits (for same-sex and opposite-sex domestic partners); Dorsey & Whitney 401(K) Retirement and Savings Plan; 15 weeks of paid parental leave, plus an additional 6-8 weeks of paid short-term disability for lawyers who give birth; adoption assistance; back-up child care program; education and college advising programs; well-being programs and activities; a 24/7 employee assistance program with confidential counseling; and more!

     

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community.

     

    You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

     

    About Dorsey

    Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

    Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success:

    - Banking and Financial Institutions

    - Development and Infrastructure

    - Energy & Natural Resources

    - Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

    - Healthcare

    - Technology

     

    Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

     

    One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

    - Mansfield Certification Plus (Diversity Lab)

    - Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

    - 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

    - Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)

    - Adoption Advocate (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

     

    How to Apply

    Dorsey accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.

     


  • 11/23/2020 3:35 PM | Anonymous

    The AGO is 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 attorney opportunities.  If you have questions or concerns about the recruitment and interviewing process in light of social distancing guidelines, you are encouraged to contact Linda Nakamura at Linda.Nakamura@atg.wa.gov or (206) 464-6446.

     

    New!  AAG – Regional Services Division in Wenatchee  (DL:  12/7/2020)
    The attorney hired for this position in the Regional Services Division in Wenatchee will work in a high volume litigation practice entailing frequent state court docket and trial appearances. 


    New!  AAG – Olympia Social and Health Services  (DL:  12/7/2020)
    This position offers an opportunity for an attorney to develop litigation and client advice skills for a large, sophisticated client.


    New!  AAG – Criminal Justice Division  (DL:  12/9/2020)
    The Office has an exciting opportunity in its Seattle office for an attorney interested in prosecuting the civil commitment of sexually violent predators
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    Click on the links above to access full position descriptions and qualifications for each of these opportunities.  You can also visit the state's centralized recruitment site at 
    www.careers.wa.gov. For information about the AGO, visit www.atg.wa.gov. I also encourage you to sign up to receive affirmative notification of these opportunities by registering to the AGO’s e-mail subscription service HERE.

    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, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation 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 information in an alternative format may contact 
    Kalea Muigai at 360-586-7698.  Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or 
    www.washingtonrelay.com.


  • 11/15/2020 5:21 PM | Anonymous

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with three to five years of experience to work with our Trademark, Copyright, Internet & Advertising practice. The ideal candidate will have well-developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred. Attention to detail, the ability to work well in a group, as well as the ability to work independently, are important characteristics. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials and excellent legal writing skills and a proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright and domain name practice. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred. Please submit a resume, cover letter, law school transcript, writing sample and references.

    Application Link

  • 11/11/2020 4:25 PM | Anonymous

    The Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that pursues its mission to combat injustice, strengthen communities and protect human dignity through legal representation, community partnerships, and education.  NJP seeks applications from qualified attorneys committed to supporting our mission through the work of our Wenatchee office serving Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant and Adams counties, in North Central Washington.  This is a full-time position. 

    Applicants should be culturally competent and have demonstrated commitment or experience working with low-income client communities, communities of color, limited English and persons with disabilities. Washington State Bar Association membership in good standing, the ability to acquire membership through reciprocity, or ability to take the next Washington bar exam is required.  Desire to work in Wenatchee, Washington and willingness to travel to areas throughout North Central Washington is necessary.  Bilingual Spanish candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Demonstrated experience and/or connection to NJP’s client communities is preferred. The Northwest Justice Project is especially interested in qualified candidates with professional, personal and/or service experience allow them to contribute to and support the legal aid community’s commitment to race equity.  Must be willing to be engaged with the community to be served.  

    JOB DUTIES:

    The Wenatchee staff attorney will undertake a range of duties including, but not limited to:

    • Work collaboratively with office team to provide day-to-day legal assistance and direct representation to eligible clients referred to the Wenatchee office in all relevant forums, including state, federal, administrative agencies, and appellate courts. 
    • Use strategic methods and a broad range of advocacy tools in multiple forums to address high priority client needs, with particular focus on legal needs of persons and groups that experience special barriers to accessing civil legal services, including immigrants, youth, seniors, disabled persons, and other groups.
    • Develop collaborative working relationships with a statewide network of advocates working on similar issues throughout the state and participate in advocacy task forces or work groups to address systemic issues that affect seniors, low-income persons, and communities in Washington.
    • Engage with client community and participate in legal education events for client groups, social and human services providers, justice system stakeholders, and serve as a resource to other advocates on areas of current or acquired expertise. Utilize NJP’s case management and timekeeping systems and comply with all applicable regulatory requirements and reporting needs.
    • Help identify and develop on-line resources for use by attorneys and/or unrepresented litigants on matters within areas of expertise. 
    • Support the work of NJP partners including the local volunteer lawyer program, private attorneys, programs serving the needs of unrepresented litigants, other legal aid providers and interested parties and organizations addressing the legal needs of low-income persons.

    NJP has an organizational commitment to fight racism and to incorporate equity and inclusion in both the work we do and work environment we create.   All staff are expected to uphold this commitment and approach their role with a desire to learn and grow in this area.

    COMPENSATION: Starting salary is based upon years of experience, with an annual salary range starting at $63,233 to $118,185.   We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes 100% paid employee health premiums and significant premium shares for family health premiums, as well as generous time off.
     

    Hours of work: NJP’s typical client office hours are 9:00 – 5:00, Monday through Friday. Attorney positions are exempt and those in the position are expected to work the hours needed to meet the professional responsibilities. Due to COVID-19, most staff are currently working remotely.

    To Apply:  Submit a letter of interest, current resume and writing sample Human Resources at attorneyresume@nwjustice.org. Cover letter and email subject line should clearly reference “Staff Attorney – Wenatchee.”   Cover letter should include description of any past experience, personal or professional, with low income or other marginalized communities.  The Northwest Justice Project is especially interested in qualified candidates whose professional, personal and/or service experience allow them to contribute to and support the legal aid community’s commitment to race equity. 

    Application Deadline:  Open until filled


    NJP is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and fosters an environment free of barriers and discriminatory practices. NJP actively promotes mutual respect, acceptance, teamwork and productivity. NJP is committed to maintaining an organization whose staff, Board and clients are diverse in background, experience, race, color, national origin, gender, age, religious reference, marital status, sexual orientation, sensory, mental or physical abilities, veteran status, and other qualities that strengthen the program while reinforcing its commitment to basic fairness. People of color, people who identify as transgender, lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Individuals needing a reasonable accommodation for the application or interview process or for more information about the project should contact Human Resources at (206) 464-1519. 
     


  • 11/11/2020 4:24 PM | Anonymous

    Costco Wholesale is seeking an experienced technology transactions attorney to join the Legal Department at its corporate headquarters in Issaquah, Washington. As one of the world’s top retailers, with over 106 million cardholders and 800 warehouses in 12 regions, Costco is continuing to expand and modernize by moving more deeply into online commerce, automation, and other tech-focused initiatives, to complement and improve the efficiency of its brick-and-mortar operations.  You will, along with outside counsel, provide primary legal support to the information technology vendor management team, which helps Costco obtain products, services, and support from technology providers ranging from small one-product firms to large global companies.

    Responsibilities:

    • ·       Draft, negotiate, and advise business clients on a broad range of domestic and global technology-focused agreements related to IT infrastructure, professional services, software licenses, SaaS, on-premises and cloud-based systems, proof of concept, software development, hardware, services, suppliers, and more.
    • ·       Collaborate with business teams to devise agreements, policies, and procedures to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with laws and regulations.
    • ·       Identify and mitigate risks for Costco in its agreements, relationships with suppliers, and protection of sensitive information.
    • ·       Provide regular training on contract negotiation and developments in the law to business teams.
    • ·       Manage relationships with outside counsel.

    Qualifications:

    • ·       At least ten years of relevant legal experience, preferably with some as in-house counsel.
    • ·       Extensive experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts, especially technology procurement contracts.
    • ·       Expertise in technology law, digital commerce law, and intellectual property law.
    • ·       Familiarity with evolving privacy and security regimes.
    • ·       Ability to communicate with, collaborate with, and manage business clients effectively.
    • ·       Excellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically and providing practical advice. Business orientation in interactions with senior management and other stakeholders.
    • ·       Ability to confidently make judgments in a fast-paced environment.
    • ·       Ability and desire to work both autonomously and collaboratively.

    You will have the opportunity here to build a career in a renowned culture in which the company is committed to taking care of its employees, members, and suppliers. You will be empowered to independently drive results and take pride in what you are helping to build.  You may be able to participate in other opportunities within Costco’s Legal Department (such as merchandise contracts, real estate, employment, licensing and regulation, and litigation) as interest, qualifications, and availability allow.

    To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Stephanie Gardner at sgardner@costco.com.



  • 11/11/2020 4:23 PM | Anonymous

    Tacoma City Attorney’s Office is seeking an experienced attorney with an interest in public sector law to join our litigation team.  This is an appointive position reporting to the City Attorney. As a Deputy City Attorney, this position will be responsible for defending civil actions against the City of Tacoma, its various departments and employees. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for evaluating cases, developing case strategies, preparing cases for trial, appearing in court, filing briefs and pleadings on time both in trial court and the courts of appeal, building relationships with City departments and divisions, managing outside counsel, negotiating settlement agreements, and communicating with elected and appointed officials. This position will be involved in litigation involving tort claims, contract claims, claims under the Public Records Act, and civil rights claims. These claims span from relatively minor matters to intensely litigated cases involving severe injuries, death and/or matters of public importance. In addition to this opportunity to join a team that is dedicated to public service, the City Attorney’s Office offers a generous benefit program which includes paid leave benefits, family leave, low cost health benefits, and the opportunity to participate in a defined benefit/pension retirement program.


    All the details can be found here

  • 11/11/2020 4:22 PM | Anonymous

    Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join its Antitrust, Consumer Protection & Unfair Competition group in the Seattle, San Francisco, or Washington, DC office.  Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, a J.D. from a top-tier law school, and 3-5 years of antitrust litigation and/or antitrust counseling experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm or at the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice or the Federal Trade Commission.  Strong oral and written communication skills are required.  Judicial clerkship experience is a plus.  To apply, please attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample.  Principals only.

    Application Link:
    https://perkinscoie.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/perkinscoieexternal/job/Seattle/Antitrust---Associate-Attorney---Midlevel_R0000872-1


  • 11/11/2020 4:20 PM | Anonymous

    The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and at least 3 years of relevant experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial office environment while working closely with experienced practitioners on sophisticated matters at a national level.

    To apply, please attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.

    Application Link:
    https://perkinscoie.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/perkinscoieexternal/job/Seattle/Emerging-Companies---Venture-Capital---Associate-Attorney---Midlevel-to-Senior_R0000888-1


  • 11/11/2020 4:12 PM | Anonymous

    Job #:        2020-32

    Status:       Regular, Part-Time

    Location:    Olympia, Washington

    Salary:       Range 51:  $29,397.60 — $38,599.20 per year (DOQ)*

    Opens:       November 6, 2020

    Closes:       November 20, 2020

    *(Salary has been adjusted to reflect 60 percent position wage; this position is eligible for benefits.)

    This position performs various human-resource-related assignments and works independently with general supervision within designated areas of responsibility. This position reports to the Human Resource Associate Director and supports the A.O.C. Human Resource team by conducting routine clerical functions and acts as the backup for both Payroll and Recruitment Human Resource Consultants and assists with these two positions during high-volume times. This position serves as the liaison between and support to the A.O.C. and other justice partners, including the Supreme Court, Supreme Court departments, Court of Appeals, Office of Public Defense, Office of Civil Legal Aid, and Law Library. Decision-making is carried out in accordance with generally defined guidelines and procedures and occasionally calls for interpretation and application of rules and regulations. Detailed information (scope of responsibility, essential activities, and critical competencies, etc.) about the position can be found by viewing the Job Description at Washington Courts Careers, under Current Openings, click on Washington Courts, and the Announcement.

     

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