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  • 08/17/2021 11:31 AM | Anonymous

    The Washington State Office of Public Defense (OPD) Parents Representation Program (PRP) currently provides state funded attorney representation and case support services to indigent parents, custodians and legal guardians involved in child dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings in Washington counties. Douglas: One or more contracts, part-time caseloads of up to a 25% caseload (up to 20 open and active dependency & termination cases), beginning as soon as October 1, 2021.

    All PRP Counties: Although OPD does not anticipate any immediate openings, OPD is willing to accept applications for all counties in order to identify interested parties if openings become available in the future.

    The contract caseload for a full-time attorney is approximately 80 cases with an approximate annual compensation up to $125,000 to $156,780. Part-time attorney position compensation is pro-rated based on a percentage of a fulltime case load. Compensation includes all overhead such as support staff, rent, and other costs of doing business. Compensation is dependent on experience. If interested, follow the application procedures below.

    PRP Purpose Statement: Ensuring a fair and equitable child welfare system by leading, administering, and supporting the effective and efficient delivery of multidisciplinary right-to-counsel services for indigent parents facing state intervention in the parent-child relationship.

    Qualifications The following qualifications are required:

    • Licensed member of good standing with the Washington State Bar

    • Able to meet Washington State Supreme Court Standards for Indigent Defense

    • A demonstrated commitment to parents’ rights, indigent defense, or social justice issues

    • Experience or interest in how race, gender, national origin, disability, and class intersect to create disparities for individuals and families experiencing state intervention in their lives and a willingness to challenge the state when it exists.

    • Provide representation with energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to trauma-informed, anti-racist, intersectional, non-judgmental, and truly holistic advocacy throughout the case

    • Be familiar with RCW 13.34 and court rules pertaining to dependency and termination cases • Be responsive to and communicate clearly with clients who are often under great stress

    • Develop collaborative working relationships with other parties and all child welfare stakeholders

    • Experience in the court for which you are interested preferred, but not required

    Application Procedure Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, email a letter of interest identifying your qualifications and a resume. Letters of interest should also describe applicant’s current contracts for public defense or other representation as well as existing caseload, specifying the number of your current dependency and termination cases, if any.

    Email Materials to: Darren Acoba, Managing Attorney Darren.Acoba@opd.wa.gov

    Please address any questions to Darren Acoba at the above email address. OPD reserves the right to amend this Request for Qualifications and reserves the right to refrain from contracting with any and all applicants. This Request for Qualifications does not obligate the state of Washington or OPD to contract for the services specified here.

    The Washington State Office of Public Defense vigorously pursues diversity in the work force. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons over 40 years of age, persons of disability, and disabled and Vietnam era veterans are encouraged to apply

  • 08/10/2021 8:13 AM | Anonymous

    THIS POSITION IS TERM-LIMITED -TEMPORARY AND ANTICIPATED TO LAST THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022. THIS POSITION IS BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE.
     
    The COVID-19 pandemic affected the court’s operations resulting in pending cases and increased workloads. King County Superior Court is seeking several temporary bailiffs to provide support to judges in this important work and to ensure access to justice.

    Term-Limited Temporary Bailiffs will assist TLT judicial officers as well as provide occasional coverage for elected judges and serve as a public representative as assigned.

    With limited supervision from the Judge, the bailiff facilitates the effective operation of the department. The bailiff is a sworn officer of the Court, serving as the Judge’s case manager, trial administrator, executive assistant, and liaison to the attorneys, litigants, jurors, and the general public. The incumbent acts as the contact person for the Judge and communicates technical and sensitive information to attorneys, litigants, jurors, court personnel, government agencies, law enforcement, media, and members of the public regarding case information, court related procedures, scheduling, and any other matters related to the operation of the department. 

     Who may apply:  This position is open to all qualified applicants.    
     
      Work location:  This position may be based in the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle, the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent, or the Clark Children and Family Justice Center in Seattle.  Incumbents may be required to work at other facilities as assigned.
     
      Work schedule and terms:  The workweek for this position is normally Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. depending on the assignment. This at-will Term-Limited Temporary position is hourly (overtime-eligible) and is eligible for benefits.
     
     Additional materials required:  Please include a resume and cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the requirements for this position.  These materials are supplemental to your application.  You must still completely fill out the on-line application with your relevant education and work experience. Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you include relevant information only on the resume or cover letter, or if you reference "see resume" on your application.
     
      Please note that you can attach multiple documents to your application.  Your options are:
      1) Copy and paste one or more documents into the text resume section of the application.
      2)  Attach multiple documents/files in the resume attachment section.

    Job Duties

    The following duties are representative of varied assignments within the classification. Not all listed duties will be performed by any one position in the classification.


    Manage the Court’s caseload and determine trial readiness of cases set for trial. Prepare and distribute related reports. Notify and coordinate with applicable attorneys, litigants, court personnel and any other parties on reassignment of cases for trial. Inform attorneys and parties of a case’s status and provide various legal resources, policies and procedures for non-compliance per court policy.


    Manage general courtroom logistics, including monitoring proceedings, cases and participants, scheduling hearings, motion tracking and conferencing. As the Court’s contact person, the bailiff provides appropriate responses to all inquiries and issues referred to the Judge’s department from a diverse customer base.


    Prepare, maintain and distribute calendars for the Judge and other court personnel.  Coordinate activities that require contact with state and national organizations, including government entities and their administrative support agencies.


    Direct and assist jurors during trials regarding questions and concerns while complying with and applying appropriate statutes, court rules, policies and procedures. This may frequently involve multiple jury panels. Some proceedings are held in person and others are virtual over Zoom and other platforms.


    Assess the need for additional security measures and advise the appropriate law enforcement agency.


    May be required to perform legal research and analysis, and prepare legal correspondence, memoranda, court orders, and jury instructions. This includes drafting, preparing, proofreading, and editing of those legal documents.


    Use a wide variety of software programs including the Court’s civil case management system and domestic case reports and applications to manage the Judge’s department and individual caseload. Update and maintain accurate databases.

    Develop and employ office procedures for the preparation, maintenance, and processing of documents and records using provided training and manuals. 

    Research, interpret, and comprehend policies, procedures, state and local court rules, statutes and other relevant sources to provide information relating to specialized or technical services for internal and/or external customers over the phone, in writing and/or in person.

    May be assigned in other departments when the assigned Judge is absent, and may be required to provide assistance in another department, or assume duties of absent bailiffs even when the assigned court is in session. Moves to other courthouses may be required, however preferences and distances will be considered.

    Maintain the Judge’s library by shelving and replacing books and supplements as they arrive. Ensure the Judge has access to the most current editions of required legal references.

    Process mail, email, voicemail, motions, legal pleadings and submissions, legal files, and requests from the Judge. Respond appropriately. Provide copies of court orders to parties and counsel.

    Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills

    High School Diploma, and experience in a legal setting or public administration related field; or combination of education and legal experience to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Experience supporting a principal in a highly complex organization.  Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills.  Ability to adhere to confidentiality requirements of this position.

    Supplemental Information

    Special requirements:  The ability to reliably travel throughout the county is required.  Finalists are subject to the Washington State Patrol criminal background check and a reference check.  Criminal background records are not automatically disqualifying.
     
     Selection process:  Application materials will be screened for qualifications and the most competitive candidates will be invited for interviews.
     
     Union membership:  This position is not represented by a union.
     
     If you have questions regarding this position, please call King County Superior Court Human Resources at 206-477-1536.


  • 08/02/2021 10:55 AM | Anonymous

    Associate Attorney - Transactional Finance & Banking

    Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S. (HCMP) seeks an associate attorney to join our extraordinary team of attorneys and paralegals who represent banks and private lenders in sophisticated commercial loan transactions. Our team is extremely active and handles a broad range of loan types and collateral all over the Western United States, with an emphasis on real estate secured lending. Our work provides a unique opportunity for direct and ongoing client relationships in a team setting that promotes early development of client management responsibilities.

     

    Delivering an exceptional client experience, self-motivation, teamwork, creativity and utmost care for details are critical success factors for this role. The ideal candidate will also have at least four years of relevant transactional experience, including documentation, negotiation, and closing of real estate-secured financing transactions on behalf of lenders.

     

    HCMP offers an atmosphere of excellence for attorneys and staff in a collegial, non-institutional setting that encourages collaborative effort and broad client contact. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to hr@hcmp.com.  HCMP is an equal-opportunity employer.

     

    Associate Attorney - Estate Planning

    HCMP seeks an estate planning attorney to join its thriving estate planning practice. The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of experience handling all aspects of estate and trust matters, including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare directives and related documents, assisting with determining the need for probate and preparing the documents to administer estates, providing tax support and tax research with the preparation and filing of federal and state estate tax returns, and preparing the documents for transfers of interests to trusts and various types of beneficiaries.  An experienced attorney with a well-established practice or one with less experience and some portable business would be a plus, but a willingness to assist with executing our team’s business development plan is required.

     

    At HCMP, our culture is defined by our commitment to excellent service to our clients, and the teamwork and cooperation to provide that service. We value open doors, mentorship, and recognition for accomplishment. 

     

    HCMP offers an atmosphere of excellence for attorneys and staff in a collegial, non-institutional setting that encourages collaborative effort and broad client contact. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to hr@hcmp.com.  HCMP is an equal-opportunity employer.


  • 08/02/2021 10:53 AM | Anonymous

    Description

    Position is located in Spokane, WA. Remote work from an office within our footprint of WA/ID/OR is negotiable.

    The Legal Department at Washington Trust Bank understands that it is WTB's passion and unwavering commitment to its clients that has served as a foundation of continued success for over 100 years. We also understand that in an industry that is highly regulated and often complex, meeting this standard can at times be challenging, if not frustrating. It is for that reason we aim to provide WTB employees with the legal knowledge necessary to allow them to focus on what they can do for their client as opposed to what they cannot. We have a Corporate Counsel opportunity for someone who shares in our this overarching goal. 

    Working in association with the General Counsel as a member of the Legal team, the Corporate Counsel focuses on corporate governance, deposit and wealth management transactions, and legal support. Provides legal research and advice in support of branch activities and fiduciary transactions. Drafts documents, policies and agreements primarily related to commercial bank business and occasionally litigation matters. Researches and analyzes law sources to prepare legal documents.  Coordinates with internal departments and outside regulatory agencies as needed.

    Essential Functions

    • With limited supervision, provides legal advice to Bank internal customers regarding banking and corporate law issues. 
    • Provides legal research and support for regulatory issues.
    • Supports Corporate Secretary function with legal research and best practice recommendations for Board of Directors and Shareholder management.
    • Supports various bank support services including Human Resources, Wealth Management and BSA/FRAML and Bank Operations teams.
    • Develops, maintains, and manages relationships with outside counsel and law firms to augment Legal Department services.
    • Monitors state and federal case law and legislative developments that may impact the Bank.
    • Represents Legal on Compliance sub-committees.
    • Regular, reliable attendance is required.
    • Performs compliance and risk management duties as required or assigned.

    Requirements

    • Juris Doctorate
    • Licensed to practice law in Washington or qualified to work as in-house counsel in Washington.
    • Five years’ experience of practice in corporate or trust law preferred.
    • General knowledge of banking law including UCC Article 3 and UCC Article 4.
    • Expertise in Delaware and Washington corporation law.
    • Expertise in SEC regulations and ability to interpret those regulations in the private company environment.
    • Experience with banking regulations.
    • Ability to parse complex transactions and identify key risk factors.
    • Experience interpreting fiduciary laws in Washington, Oregon and Idaho including powers of attorney, trust and agency law in a banking and trust company environment.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

    Online posting here
  • 08/02/2021 10:45 AM | Anonymous

    Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an attorney with 5 or more years of experience to join our growing employee benefits group. At Stoel Rives, we partner with clients to navigate the ever-changing and complex world of employee benefits. From strategy to implementation, administration to communication, audit to error correction, our experts understand how business needs and benefits requirements intersect. This role would work closely with our clients on all aspects of employee benefits, qualified retirement plans, nonqualified deferred compensation plans, and health and welfare plans.  We advise on benefit program design, drafting, preparing plan documents and corporate resolutions, communication with employees, establishing administrative procedures, managing IRS audits and DOL investigations, and correcting mistakes under the IRS and DOL correction programs. Additionally, our benefits lawyers work with clients to negotiate, plan and consult with third party administrators, actuaries, accountants, investment advisors, commercial trustees and insurance companies.

    Skills Needed to Be Effective in This Role

    We pride ourselves in forming diverse teams with a wide array of interpersonal and professional attributes. We don’t expect any one person to embody all these skills, but the below serves to describe our ideal team player. If you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    · Experience with, or interest in employee benefit plans in organizations at various sizes and industries;

    · Familiarity with health and welfare and qualified plan requirements under the Code and ERISA that apply to large employer plans. Government plan requirements is a plus.

    · Experience with a wide variety of benefit plans, including health and welfare plans, cafeteria plans, 401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, defined benefit pension plans, and cash balance plans, understand plan operations and IRS and DOL correction programs;

    · A specialty focus on a subset of plans is a plus;

    · Ability to manage multiple projects in collaboration with our partners and senior attorneys;

    · Excellent written and oral communication skills;

    · Good judgment, responsiveness, and perseverance;

    · Strong intellectual curiosity;

    · Self-motivation;

    · A commitment to client service and team success;

    · JD from an accredited university;

    · Active membership in a current state bar.

    Stoel Rives: Part of our Team

    A broader question you may have is, “How will this position enhance my legal skills and career trajectory?”  At Stoel Rives, we offer a unique lateral integration program and core competency model that are designed to provide a roadmap of the practical skills, abilities, and client service techniques our lawyers need to succeed and progress at the firm.  We also established a New Lawyer Integration Program that has deepened our relationships and connections with our new lawyers, while providing them with the mentoring, resources, and information necessary for success.

    How You Will Live Life Well at Stoel Rives

    At Stoel Rives, you will enjoy a robust benefits package that includes a remote work policy, an inclusive parental leave policy, paid family medical leave, equivalent health benefits for LGBTQ+ employees’ spouses and partners, a generous employer health savings account contribution, telemedicine services, day care spending account and medical expense flexible spending account, and an employee assistance program. In 2017, we launched an extended leave support program for our lawyers who take family, medical, and other approved leaves. This program also aids with transitioning to and from leave.

    We are also proud participants of the ABA Well-Being Pledge, strongly believing that the well-being of our employees is paramount to the success of the firm. In addition, the firm’s Culture Committee supports the firm’s mission, vision, and values in bringing together spectacular client service and job satisfaction. 

    What We Are Doing to Ensure A Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Environment

    Stoel Rives places a high priority on attracting and retaining lawyers with different backgrounds and life experiences. This makes us better and happier as people, as an organization, and as legal advisers. We are proud to offer many engagement opportunities including a firmwide DE&I Committee, Associates Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Affinity Groups, and Parenting Circle.

    We proudly partner with Diversity Lab to implement innovative programs to advance Stoel Rives’ DE&I goals, including the aggressive metrics-based goals we’ve adopted as one of five founding Move the Needle Fund firms. Our efforts with Diversity Lab include certification under the Mansfield Rule, to boost the representation of diverse lawyers in our firm’s leadership by broadening the pool of candidates considered for opportunities, along with participation in the OnRamp Fellowship for legal returners and the OnTrack Sponsorship program. 

     


  • 08/02/2021 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    The Seattle office of Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking an associate attorney to join its municipal practice. Applicants must have a strong interest in municipal law, developed research and writing skills, litigation experience, superior academic credentials, and the ability to work closely with multiple attorneys and staff.

    The preferred candidate will have at least one year of legal experience with the substantive law surrounding   one or more of the following areas: land use/zoning matters; public records and open government requirements; public bidding and contracting; municipal ethics; or personnel, employment and labor issues.  The ideal candidate will also have a strong interest in litigating land use matters before Hearing Examiners, courts and other tribunals. 

    The position involves the following responsibilities:

    • ·       Support and advise City Councils, Mayors, City staff members and local boards/commissions;
    • ·       Research and analyze complex issues;
    • ·       Draft and review ordinances, resolutions, policies and procedures;
    • ·       Provide telephonic and email advice to clients as needed;
    • ·       Counsel clients to ensure compliance with state, federal, and local laws;
    • ·       Attend meetings of City Councils, boards, and commissions;
    • ·       Communicate with prospective and existing clients in a professional and courteous manner;
    • ·       Represent municipal clients in judicial litigation and in administrative appeals, hearings, and other proceedings;  
    • ·       Provide legal review of municipal documents under the Public Records Act;   
    • ·       Negotiate/draft/review contracts, deeds, leases, bid documents and bonds, easements, interlocal agreements, and other documents.

    Desired Skills:

    • ·       Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills
    • ·       Team-oriented yet self-motivated mentality
    • ·       Attention to detail
    • ·       Display of ownership with job responsibilities
    • ·       The ability to learn quickly

    OMW is a mid-size, multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 100 years. The firm emphasizes a collaborative, team approach to the delivery of legal services and takes pride in providing a professional and friendly culture. We provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, vendors, and clients.  We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, life insurance, an employee assistant program, and long-term disability. Additionally, this is an opportunity to work with a terrific group of attorneys and staff in a professional and fun work environment.

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

    Please submit your cover letter, resume, and short writing sample (4,500 words or fewer, excerpts acceptable) to Shari Tipp at stipp@omwlaw.com or 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500, Seattle, WA 98164.


  • 07/24/2021 2:32 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 opportunities.

     

    For information about the AGO, visit www.atg.wa.govClick on the links above to access full position descriptions and qualifications for each of these opportunities, visit the state's centralized recruitment site at www.careers.wa.gov. We encourage registration to our attorney e-mail subscription service.

     

    AAG - Revenue and Finance Division  (DL:  7/25/21) Closing Sunday!!!

    AAG - Environmental Protection Division  (DL: 7/25/21)  Closing Sunday!!!

    AAG – Regional Services Division in Vancouver  (DL: 8/3/21) 

    New!  AAG – Spokane Division’s Torts Section  (DL:  8/8/21) 

    AAG – Regional Services Division in Kennewick  (DL:  8/9/21)

    AAG – Transportation and Public Construction Division   (DL: 8/11/21)

    New!  Litigation Section Chief – Consumer Protection Division   (DL:  8/19/21)

    New!  Deputy Division Chief – Consumer Protection Division  (DL:  8/19/21)

    AAG via the 2021 Honors Program  (DL:  8/22/21) 

     

    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


  • 07/24/2021 2:15 PM | Anonymous

    Role Overview

    The Tax group at Stoel Rives LLP is seeking to add an Attorney to its dynamic tax practice in the Pacific Northwest to be based in our Portland office.  Our tax group offers a full range of advice and strategic counsel on the tax implications of complex business transactions.  We also have an active tax controversy practice, including state and local tax controversy matters throughout the region.  The ideal candidate will have experience counseling clients on an array of federal and/or state and local tax issues in both transactional and litigation matters. 

    Skills Needed to Be Effective in This Role

    We pride ourselves in forming diverse teams with a wide array of interpersonal and professional attributes. We don’t expect any one person to embody all these skills, but the below serves to describe our ideal team player. If you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    · Experience with, or interest in counseling clients on federal, state, and local tax issues;

    · Ability to manage multiple projects in collaboration with our partners and senior associates;

    · Excellent written and oral communication skills;

    · Good judgment, responsiveness, and perseverance;

    · Strong intellectual curiosity;

    · Self-motivation;

    · A commitment to client service and team success;

    · JD from an accredited university;

    · Active membership in the Oregon State bar or ability to waive in (preferred).

    Stoel Rives: Part of our Team

    A broader question you may have is, “How will this position enhance my legal skills and career trajectory?”  At Stoel Rives, we offer a unique lateral integration program and core competency model that are designed to provide a roadmap of the practical skills, abilities, and client service techniques our lawyers need to succeed and progress at the firm.  We also established a New Lawyer Integration Program that has deepened our relationships and connections with our new lawyers, while providing them with the mentoring, resources, and information necessary for success.

    How You Will Live Life Well at Stoel Rives

    At Stoel Rives, you will enjoy a robust benefits package that includes a remote work policy, an inclusive parental leave policy, paid family medical leave, equivalent health benefits for LGBTQ+ employees’ spouses and partners, a generous employer health savings account contribution, telemedicine services, day care and medical expense flexible spending account, and an employee assistance program. In 2017, we launched an extended leave support program for our lawyers who take family, medical, and other approved leaves. This program also aids with transitioning to and from leave.

    We are also proud participants of the ABA Well-Being Pledge, strongly believing that the well-being of our employees is paramount to the success of the firm. In addition, the firm’s Culture Committee supports the firm’s mission, vision, and values in bringing together spectacular client service and job satisfaction. 

    To learn more about the benefits of working as an attorney at Stoel Rives, click here.

     

    What We Are Doing to Ensure A Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Environment

    Stoel Rives places a high priority on attracting and retaining lawyers with different backgrounds and life experiences. This makes us better and happier as people, as an organization, and as legal advisers. We are proud to offer many engagement opportunities including a firmwide DE&I Committee, Associates Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Affinity Groups, and Parenting Circle.

    We proudly partner with Diversity Lab to implement innovative programs to advance Stoel Rives’ DE&I goals, including the aggressive metrics-based goals we’ve adopted as one of five founding Move the Needle Fund firms. Our efforts with Diversity Lab include certification under the Mansfield Rule, to boost the representation of diverse lawyers in our firm’s leadership by broadening the pool of candidates considered for opportunities, along with participation in the OnRamp Fellowship for legal returners and the OnTrack Sponsorship program.

     


  • 07/24/2021 12:55 PM | Anonymous

    Corporate Associate (#641)

    Dorsey is seeking an experienced Corporate Attorney to provide support to our Northern California Emerging Companies Practice. This position could be based in Palo Alto, Denver, Minneapolis, Missoula, Salt Lake City, or Seattle. The attorney will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of transactions for emerging companies, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and venture capital financings.  Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collegial and dynamic environment, competitive salary, excellent benefits, and flexible work arrangements.
     
    Qualified candidates will have:
    - Two to 
    eight years of experience with venture capital financing transactions;
    - Additional experience in any of the following areas: mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, partnerships/LLCs, commercial transactions;
    - Strong quantitative and communication skills; and
    - Top academic credentials.

     

    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.

     

    Dorsey participates in E-Verify.

     

    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 612-492-5149.