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  • 03/07/2021 5:36 PM | Anonymous
    The Seattle office of Miller Nash is seeking an attorney with at least 10+ years of experience counseling organizations in the context of data privacy, regulatory investigation, single-plaintiff and class action litigation.
     
    In this role, the attorney will work in a collaborative, team environment with the existing data privacy and security team to provide legal counsel to organizations investigating and responding to data privacy and cybersecurity incidents. The ideal candidate will have experience representing clients in FTC or State Attorney General privacy, data security, or other consumer protection investigations. Experience with discovery and brief writing in consumer class actions or other civil litigation is required. 
     
    Knowledge of US federal and state privacy laws, including FTC Act, CCPA, and COPPA. Knowledge and experience with FCRA, GLBA, CAN-SPAM, VPPA, TCPA, BIPA, breach notification laws, GDPR, and self-regulatory regimes (such as NAI and DAA) is a plus. Significant portable business is required. Membership in the Washington State Bar Association or qualification for reciprocity is required.
     
    To apply, please submit a cover letter and résumé and send by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Bethany Brown, Director of Legal Talent, Diversity & Inclusion.  For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g. state bar ad, firm website, etc.).
     
    MNG&DMiller Nash is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
     


  • 03/07/2021 5:35 PM | Anonymous
    Miller Nash is seeking a full-time employment associate with three to five years of experience to join our team in Seattle, Washington. Our ideal candidate will have experience in employment law, preferably in representation of both public and private management/employers in state and federal courts, as well as agency proceedings. Additional experience drafting policies, handbooks, and employment-related agreements, and advising employers on wage/hour issues, leave law compliance, disability accommodation, and discrimination and retaliation issues, preferred. Traditional labor experience is also a plus.
    Our ideal candidate is hard working, exercises good judgment under pressure, responsive, has excellent research and writing skills, self-directed while maintaining the ability to work in a team environment, and ready to hit the ground running on pending cases and immediate client needs. Membership in the Washington State Bar Association or qualification for reciprocity is required. California State Bar license is a plus.
    To apply, please upload as one PDF: A cover letter, résumé, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) and send by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Bethany Brown, Director of Legal Talent, Diversity & InclusionFor record-keeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g., WSBA ad, firm website, etc.).
    Miller Nash is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


  • 03/07/2021 5:24 PM | Anonymous

    The Office of Administrative Hearings is recruiting for Line Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) positions to address the increased volume of Employment Security cases. This recruitment is open to all who are interested in becoming an ALJ based out of our Olympia, Spokane Valley or Tacoma field offices. Please apply online at www.careers.wa.gov. To apply, you will need to submit your application online.

    About the opportunity:

    The initial temporary appointment will be for approximately 6 months with the ability to extend to 12 months or longer.

    This position will be teleworking fulltime.

    The first day of employment will be spent at an OAH facility.

    Employees at the facility are expected to follow COVID-19 safety protocols, which includes social distancing and wearing a cloth face covering when not working alone.


  • 03/07/2021 5:16 PM | Anonymous

    Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a midlevel transactional associate to support its highly regarded national Environment, Energy, and Resources practice group.  The associate would be located in the firm’s Seattle, Bellevue, Boise, Portland, or Madison office.  Candidates must have 4-6 years of experience specializing in transactional work and excellent academic credentials.  This position will focus on transactional work involving electric energy, mining, oil and gas, and other resource industries.



    Application Link:
    https://perkinscoie.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/perkinscoieexternal/job/Seattle/Environment--Energy--and-Resources---Associate-Attorney----Midlevel_R0001981-40



  • 03/07/2021 5:15 PM | Anonymous

    This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for a Client Experience Manager to join our team in our Seattle office.

     

    As a key member of the firm’s Practice Economics department, this position will work directly with the relationship partners for one or more of the firm’s largest clients to manage the firm’s client teams and help the firm provide differentiated service and capitalize on opportunities to strengthen and expand the relationships. The Client Experience Manager shall also generally act as the liaison between staff departments and client leadership.

    Full listing is here

  • 03/07/2021 5:11 PM | Anonymous

    STAFF ATTORNEY

    (LEGAL SERVICES SENIOR ANALYST)

    For the Office of Legal Services & Appellate Court Support

    Job#:     2021-14

    Status:    Regular, Full-Time

    LocationOlympia, Washington

    Salary:    Range 64:  $67,560 — $88,644 per year (DOQ)

    Opens:    March 5, 2021

    Closes:    Open until filled; first review of applications to begin March 26, 2021.  The AOC reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.  This recruitment may be used to fill additional positions.


    Details here.


  • 03/07/2021 5:08 PM | Anonymous

    Guardian Monitoring Program Coordinator

    For the Office of Guardianship and Elder Services

     

    Job #:    2021-15

    Status:    Regular, Full-Time

    LocationOlympia, Washington

    Salary:    Range 68: $74,604 - $97,872 (DOQ)

    Opens:    March 5, 2021

    Closes:    Open until filled; first review of the applications to begin March 26, 2021.  Preference will be given to complete application packets received by March 26, 2021.  Candidates are encouraged to apply early.  AOC reserves the right to close the recruitment at any time.  This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

    Detailed information (scope of responsibility, essential activities, and key competencies, etc.) can be found by viewing the Job Description.

  • 03/01/2021 4:57 PM | Anonymous

    Details Here

    SALARY: $105K - $155K

    GENERAL PURPOSE: 

    Performs legal research and analysis to support the legal department by advising on a variety of legal matters, focusing primarily on labor and employment issues, but also including municipal law and other legal matters pertaining to Sound Transit; prepares, reviews, and examines legal documents; assists in representing Agency in litigation.

    The Legal Counsel I classification is considered non-managerial professional, fully functional in all aspects of an industry/technical field. Positions at this level serve as a technical resource assisting in providing technical support and analysis to multiple functional areas. A Legal Counsel I works on moderately complex projects where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of variables using technical concepts competently and effectively.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

    • Perform legal research and analysis in support of legal department advice and counsel to the Agency on a variety of labor and employment legal matters including issues related to the ADA, FMLA, state and federal wage and hour laws, state and federal employment discrimination statutes, FLSA, equal pay, diversity, drug-free workplace, labor relations and contract negotiations, employee discipline and termination, whistleblower complaints, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters.
    • Provide representation before state and federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, the Department of Labor, other labor and employment related agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations for both represented and non-represented employees.
    • Performs legal research and analysis in support of additional legal matters including land use, municipal law and other matters pertaining to Sound Transit.
    • Prepare, review, and examine contracts, agreements and other legal documents for the Agency; assist in the negotiation of contracts and agreements as necessary.
    • Prepare, draft, and/or revise a variety of legal correspondence including letters, memos, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents.
    • Assist in representing the Agency in assigned litigation.
    • Perform legal research and provide legal opinions for special projects for the General Counsel Division as assigned.
    • Assist in legislative and policy development for the Agency including researching, reviewing, and preparing resolutions, motions, policies, and other legislation; provides recommendations to management staff as necessary.
    • Review new and existing statutes and regulations that may affect the Agency; advise on the impact of new or existing legislation.
    • Respond to citizen inquiries regarding all types of legal issues including those concerning Agency operations.
    • Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of law.
    • Demonstrates Sound Transit’s Values in every interaction.
    • It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees.
    • It is the responsibility of all employees to integrate sustainability into everyday business practices.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education and Experience:

    Graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctorate degree.

    Three years of increasingly responsible relevant substantive legal experience in labor and employment law in a law firm or in-house legal department.  

    Required Licenses or Certifications:

    Member of the Washington Bar Association or other state Bar Association with expectation of obtaining Washington Bar Association License.

    Required Knowledge of:

    • Legal principles, practices, and procedures of labor and employment law.
    • Operations, services and activities of a legal services program.
    • Methods and techniques of negotiating legal issues, contracts, and agreements.
    • Methods and techniques of legal research.
    • Legal principles and developments.
    • Judicial procedures and rules of evidence.
    • Legal precedents and court decisions impacting litigation.
    • State and federal court rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers.
    • Computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.
    • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

    Required Skill in:

    • Defining legal issues, collecting and analyzing information, and recommending action.
    • Properly interpreting and analyzing laws, regulations, and policies.
    • Preparing a variety of clear and concise legal documents including contracts, agreements, letters, memos, briefs, opinions, and other legal documents.
    • Conducting research on legal problems and preparing sound legal opinion.
    • Negotiating with other parties.
    • Analyzing and synthesizing information in a concise manner, developing and making recommendations on strategies, and communicating recommendation to appropriate individuals within and outside the agency.
    • Managing multiple projects concurrently.
    • Managing multiple tasks, set objectives/goals, and re-prioritize as needed.
    • Operating office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
    • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
    • Applying principles and practices of technical area of expertise.
    • Applying strong interpersonal techniques and demonstrating a consistent commitment and ability to work with diverse work groups and individuals.
    • Demonstrating a positive customer service orientation with both internal and external clients.
    • Applying appropriate oral and written communication techniques to various individuals ranging from Agency employees, the general public, elected officials, community leaders, and local, state, and federal agencies.

    Physical Demands / Work Environment:  

    • Work is performed in a standard office environment.
    • Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to dangerous machinery, extreme weather conditions, potential physical harm, and extreme noise when working at events and when working in the field.
    • The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all personnel as required.

    Sound Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment action based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other protected class.

     


  • 03/01/2021 4:55 PM | Anonymous
    • Eastern District Judicial Appointment: There is one vacancy on the federal bench in the Eastern District of Washington. Senators Murray and Cantwell have engaged a judicial merit selection committee to screen and interview candidates. You can learn more and find the application by visiting the court’s website.

    • U.S. Magistrate Judge Vacancy: The U.S. District Court has posted a vacancy announcement for a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Eastern District of Washington. This is an 8-year term in Spokane. Applications are due March 5. More information


  • 03/01/2021 4:26 PM | Anonymous

    Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C. is seeking a Senior Litigation Associate Attorney for its Seattle office.  OMW is a multi-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients for over 100 years.  OMW takes pride in providing exceptional legal services while, at the same time, offering its employees a professional, friendly and inclusive culture, as well as a fun work environment.

    OMW emphasizes a collaborative, team approach to the delivery of high-quality legal services and is seeking applicants with strong research and writing skills, superior academic credentials, and the ability to work closely with multiple attorneys and staff.  This position will support the litigation department with focuses on insurance coverage, product liability, environmental, and commercial litigation matters. Applicants must have a Washington State bar license.

    The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of civil litigation practice experience and will be expected to:

    ·       Provide legal support to senior attorneys by drafting, analyzing and interpreting contracts and legal documents;

    ·       Research and analyze complex legal issues;

    ·       Draft correspondence, pleadings, briefs and other legal documents;

    ·       Manage all aspects of discovery, including the handling of electronically stored data and voluminous document productions and associated review;

    ·       Assist senior attorneys with trial preparation and/or to provide trial support;

    ·       Perform due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts, agreements, and mergers and acquisitions;

    ·       Communicate with prospective and existing clients in a professional and courteous manner;

    ·       Conduct and assist with depositions and other motions practice and court hearings;

    ·       Perform work independently to achieve client objectives.

    Desired Skills:

    ·       Excellent research, writing and analytical skills

    ·       Team oriented, while remaining self-motivated

    ·       Attention to detail

    ·       Display of ownership with job responsibilities

    ·       Quick learner

    ·       Strong communication skills

    We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, paid time off, family leave, life insurance, long-term disability, employee assistance program, and transportation assistance.

    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.

    For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to Shari Tipp, Human Resources Director, at stipp@omwlaw.com or 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3500, Seattle, WA 98164.