Job Listings

  • 04/17/2019 10:07 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Title:  Assistant Chief Review Judge

    Supervisor: Don Westfall (

    Location: Lacey, WA

    Closing Date: 4/30/19

    This position is being created in response to the new Paid Family Medical Leave Act. It is for a Assistant Chief to run a unit of Review Judges at the Employment Security Department in Lacy, WA. The review judges review appeals from decisions made by administrative law judges at  the Office of Administrative Hearings-- one option for litigants is to appeal an OAH ruling to the agency itself. 

    The ideal candidate will love the idea of being in on the creation of a new unit, and will have the energy and vision to create an efficient and well-run system. The ideal candidate will also enjoy supervising a group of review judges, and be capable in that regard. Finally, the job will require some political savvy, as the Chief Review Judge and the Assistant Chief Review Judge are both liaisons between ESD and other agencies, etc. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be in on setting up a system at the ground level.

  • 04/17/2019 9:50 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)
    Position Description

    The City of Seattle is a leader on wage, labor and workforce practices that enhance equity, address wage gaps, and create a fair and healthy economy for workers, businesses and residents. The mission of the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is to advance labor standards through thoughtful community and business engagement, strategic enforcement and innovative policy development, with a commitment to race and social justice.

    The Office of Labor Standards has an opening for a Senior Investigator to join a highly skilled, dynamic team. This position will handle a complex investigation caseload including directed investigations, company-wide investigations involving numerous ordinances, and investigations requiring in-depth legal research and analysis. The Senior Investigator will be responsible for the research and planning for directed and complaint investigations, conducting investigations, and recommending resolutions to complaints of violations of  various ordinances and violations, such as the Paid Sick and Safe Time Ordinance (PSST), Fair Chance Employment Ordinance (FCE), Minimum Wage Ordinance (MW), Administrative Wage Theft Ordinance (WT), Secure Scheduling Ordinance (SS), the Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative (HEHS), the Domestic Workers Ordinance (DW), and other labor standards the City may enact in the future. 

    This role will report to the Enforcement Manager. 

    Job Responsibilities

    Here is more about what you will be doing: 

    • Conduct investigations of alleged non-compliance of Seattle's labor standards, including highly sensitive and/or complex investigations such as directed investigations, company-wide investigations involving numerous ordinances, and investigations with complex legal issues.
    • Conduct remand investigations. 
    • Determine legitimacy of complaint or allegations, gather and preserve evidence, examine witnesses, review payroll records, conduct complex research using various databases and other legal tools, analyze fact patterns and relevant law, and prepare and issue detailed formal determinations and orders. 
    • Negotiate and draft legally binding settlement contracts in cases where a violation of non-compliance of the labor standards law is found.
    • Work on a variety of special projects, as assigned, that may include developing and leading presentations on Seattle's labor standards; reviewing labor standards ordinances, policies and procedures; recommending new legislation to policy makers and policies and procedures to OLS; and analyzing and applying federal and/or state case law and regulations.
    • Provide mentorship to Labor Standards Investigators/Civil Rights Analysts. Provide input into performance plans and appraisals, hiring decisions and other personnel actions affecting Labor Standards Investigators/Civil Rights Analysts.
    • Perform related duties, including intake, as needed and required.
    The work product of the Office of Labor Standards is subject to judicial scrutiny and must meet procedural and technical standards in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.     

    You will be successful in this role if you have experience in:
    • Investigation and/or research work in employment law, labor, worker advocacy, public sector, non-profit sector, civil rights, human rights, or a related professional background.  
    • Working in a collaborative environment. 
    • Successfully working with disenfranchised and/or marginalized communities with a demonstrated commitment to race and social justice. 
    You will be prepared to take on this role if you have: 
    • Exceptional critical thinking skills with an analytical approach to work.  
    • Excellent writing capabilities. 
    • Ability to read and understand laws and regulations. 
    • Keen attention to detail and ability to be highly organized.
    • Ability to be adaptable and fluid in response to changing priorities and situations. 
    • Quick learning skills. 
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    In addition to the ability to complete the tasks mentioned above, you will need to possess the following required qualifications (or a combination of education, training or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class):

    • Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Political Science or a closely related field/analytical discipline.
    • Three years of professional experience with major work assignments emphasizing civil rights law enforcement, equal employment opportunity, complaint investigation, affirmative action program implementation, personnel administration, labor relations, or related work as a mediator in these areas.
    Equivalency: A combination of education, training, or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform this job will be evaluated.Additional Information

    This position is classified as a Senior Civil Rights Analyst. It is an overtime eligible, full-time status position. 

    To be considered for this position, please submit your complete application, resume, and cover letter at no later than 4:00 PM Pacific Time on Tuesday April 23, 2019. In your cover letter, please clearly describe how your knowledge, skills, and abilities prepare you for the job responsibilities and qualifications outlined in this job announcement. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
    Who may apply: This position is open to all qualified candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. The City of Seattle values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The City encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experience. 

    Questions? Please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at

    To learn more about the Office of Labor Standards, please visit:

  • 04/17/2019 9:47 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Davis Wright Tremaine’s Healthcare M&A practice is seeking associates with a minimum of two years of law firm experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other significant business transactions and interest in healthcare M&A. The ideal candidate will be able to work with our team on large and complex transactions and to second-chair smaller transactions. Experience working on M&A in healthcare services and healthcare technology is preferred.

    We seek candidates who will fit well with our Healthcare M&A team, each of whom has a combination of experience in M&A, the healthcare industry and regulatory issues. Candidates should have healthcare experience or be willing to commit at least half of their practice to develop healthcare experience with the team.

    Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and transactional skills. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, an entrepreneurial mindset, a strong client-service ethic and outstanding interpersonal skills. Active membership in the California State Bar or Washington State Bar is preferred. All replies confidential.

    To apply, please click here and upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; deal sheet and law school transcript. We would very much appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position in your cover letter.

     Further questions:  Hiroko Peraza.

  • 04/03/2019 11:31 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Real Estate Partner

    The Seattle office of Van Ness Feldman LLP is seeking a real estate partner to join its dynamic real estate team.  For more than 40 years, our real estate group has been involved in some of the region’s most significant real property transactions, including acquisition, development, finance, commercial leasing, management of large due diligence evaluations, structuring of multi-property acquisitions, regulatory analysis, compliance, and mitigation.  A portable practice and a historical track record of strong client relationships is desirable.  Confidential inquiries can be sent to Saira Rhodes at



    Natural Resources/Land Use Associate

    The Seattle office of Van Ness Feldman LLP is seeking a natural resources/land use associate with 2-4 years’ experience to join our dynamic team.  Candidates should have strong experience handling diverse matters associated with federal and state environmental laws, such as the National Environmental Protection Act, the State Environmental Protection Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Clean Water Act.  Candidates should also have experience in permitting and regulatory compliance/enforcement; and in all aspects of complex land use matters, including representation before local land use boards, tribunals, and other administrative agencies. Superior analytical, drafting, client communication skills, sense of humor, and Washington State Bar are required.  Confidential inquiries can be sent to Saira Rhodes at


  • 04/03/2019 11:30 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Selman Breitman's Seattle office is seeking an attorney with 2-4 years of experience to join the insurance coverage practice group. The practice group advises clients on complex insurance coverage issues and litigates coverage matters in state and federal court. Candidates must have either insurance coverage experience or litigation experience. Candidates must also have strong writing, research, and organizational skills. Washington bar admission required. California, Oregon or other additional bar admissions preferred.

    Selman Breitman is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive compensation and benefits, as well as a collegial and inclusive environment with opportunities for growth.

    All candidates should submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to


  • 04/03/2019 11:23 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Assistant Attorney General - The Social and Health Services Olympia Division of the Washington State Attorney General's Office has an opening for an attorney interested in the quickly evolving area of healthcare law.  Details about this opportunity can be found by clicking THIS link.  The deadline to apply is April 7, 2019.


    Assistant Attorney General – The Olympia/Tumwater office of the Washington State Attorney General's Office's Torts Division has an opening for a lawyer with at least five years of litigation experience.  The Torts Division defends state agencies and employees in actions undertaken in their employment.Details about this opportunity can be found by clicking THIS link.  The deadline to apply is April 10, 2019.



    Honoring diversity, equity and inclusion means that as an agency, and as individuals, we are committed to ensuring that all employees and volunteers enjoy a respectful, safe and supportive working environment. Only by fostering the inclusion of people from all backgrounds, cultures and attributes, can AGO employees and volunteers achieve their fullest potential and best advance the goals and mission of the AGO. 

    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 Tracy Robinson at 360-586-7693. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or


  • 04/03/2019 11:21 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Job Posting:

    Law Clerk position for Snohomish County Superior Court

    Law Clerk duties include legal research and analysis, drafting of legal memoranda, review of pre-trial and post-trial motions, documents and correspondence, RALJ appeals, and advising the court on issues of law. Additionally, the law clerk provides administrative support – including supervision of jurors, scheduling, screening all correspondence and persons who wish to see the judge, and acting as a liaison between the judge and counsel, agencies and the media. Salary: $4,572.98/month, in addition to medical, dental, vision, insurance, deferred compensation, vacation, and sick leave. Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school.

    Job Posting - Contact Information:

    Please submit a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to:

    Pam Seiber

    3000 Rockefeller Ave, MS 502

    Everett, WA 98201

    Email to: Pam Seiber at or fax it to (425) 388-3498

  • 04/03/2019 11:19 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    The Seattle office of Harris Bricken seeks a corporate attorney with at least five years’ experience to join its office. This attorney will work on a variety of transactional matters. Many of these matters will involve foreign direct investment or cannabis businesses.

    Ideal candidates will have experience in business transactions, including managing client relationships as a direct point of contact. The ability to self-supervise is key in this position, and experience handling a variety of matters at any given time is necessary.

    Candidates should have solid academic credentials, excellent writing skills, and strong references.

    Harris Bricken’s working atmosphere is fun, respectful and collegial. We offer a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package. Please email resume, cover letter and writing sample with the subject line “Seattle Attorney Position.”

    To get a better idea of what we do, please visit the following:

  • 04/03/2019 11:18 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Columbia Legal is hiring a Legal Fellow to serve in a two-year attorney position in our Yakima office, working on a broad range of legal issues affecting farm and other low-wage workers and their families in Washington. This position is open until filled.


    At Columbia Legal, we value equity, inclusiveness, and collaboration, and work as a team to fulfill our mission in service of our clients and the communities we serve.


    We offer generous and comprehensive benefits including generous holiday, sick, and vacation leave, excellent paid medical, dental, and vision benefits(we cover 100% of the premium, and 50% of out-of-pocket maximum), paid parental leave, a transportation benefit, and a sabbatical every 7 years.


    Follow the instructions in the postings to apply, and reach out with any questions.

  • 04/03/2019 11:17 AM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Miller Nash Graham & Dunn has an immediate opening for an experienced Conflicts Attorney to join its team!

    This role is responsible for assisting with the identification, review, and resolution of potential conflicts issues. This role will work closely with the Firm’s General Counsel, New Business Committee, members of the Firm’s Loss Prevention, Risk Management, & Ethics Committee, and other Firm administrators.


    To perform the role successfully, an individual must be able to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined as follows satisfactorily and meet the role requirements.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    · Review and analyze conflicts reports for both new business and lateral hires to identify potential conflicts. Communicate with Firm lawyers to gather more information relevant to potential conflicts and determine steps for resolution.

    · Provide Firm lawyers with summary of review, highlighting potential issues. Work closely with Firm lawyers, the Firm’s General Counsel, New Business Committee, members of the Firm’s Loss Prevention, Risk Management, & Ethics Committee, and other Firm administrators to assist with conflict resolution.

    · Assist with transitioning clients to the Firm in lateral partner hires, including a complete conflicts analysis and resolution, drafting engagement letters and waivers for lawyer review and approval, and assisting with matter opening.

    · Study and stay current with laws and rules pertaining to conflicts of interest in each jurisdiction where our offices are located.

    · Consistently promote and model the Firm’s client service principles in leadership, teamwork, work product, and personal interaction.

    Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

    · Perform analysis and review of new business forms and provide assistance in the new business intake process as needed.

    · Maintain records for tracking and timely completion of all conflicts review projects undertaken within the firm.

    · Participate in the ongoing development and improvement of the conflicts process, firm policies, and firm procedures.

    · Perform various special projects and duties as assigned.


    The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Education and Experience

    · Juris Doctor

    · Knowledge of rules of professional responsibility

    · A minimum of three years of conflicts experience or equivalent

    · Database research experience (preferred)

    Other Skills and Abilities

    · Strong analytical and research skills

    · Strong organizational skills

    · Strong attention to detail

    · Good judgment

    · Strong interpersonal communication skills

    · Strong problem solving skills

    · Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others

    · Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion

    · Able to work under pressure

    · Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

    · A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the role


    If you are qualified and interested in being a part of our collaborative team, please apply at our JOB BOARD. Cover letter and resume must be included with your application in order to be considered as a candidate.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    Closing Statement

    The job postings and HR mailbox are for candidates only. If you are a recruiter, search firm, or employment agency, and do not have a signed contract with Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP (MNG&D) and have not been asked specifically to submit candidates, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate even if MNG&D hires the candidate. Direct contact with MNG&D employees in an attempt to present candidates is inappropriate and will be a factor in determining any future professional relationship with the Firm.