Foster Pepper PLLC, one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading law firms in downtown Seattle, is seeking a litigation associate with one to three years of experience to join our team of talented professionals in the Seattle office.
The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials and experience with commercial litigation and/or intellectual property. Clerkships experience is beneficial. The firm will consider candidates who are interested in relocating from other areas of the country.
To inquire about this position or to submit your resume, please click here to submit your application and materials to Bethany Brown, Manager, Attorney Recruitment & Professional Development.
Foster Pepper’s Investment Management practice is seeking a highly motivated junior to mid-level associate (two to three years post qualification experience) to join our team of talented professionals in the Seattle office.
This is a unique opportunity to work alongside the Investment Management practice’s attorneys and staff in counseling and advising our highly acclaimed set of clients in connection with their investments in a wide range of complex alternative investments, domestic and international private equity and hedge fund investments, real estate transactions and investment management agreements. In addition, the associate will work on other legal matters impacting our clients, including the impact of applicable domestic and foreign laws and regulations relating to alternative investments.
The candidate must have at least two years of experience at a major law firm in the United States, in investment management, private equity, securities and other financial and alternative investment transactions. Comfort with drafting complex documents, acute attention to detail and strong negotiation skills are required, as well as actively participating on conference calls with clients and eventually negotiating key terms and structuring of the investments with sponsor or opposing counsel. The candidate must also have a JD from an accredited law school and be admitted to practice in the United States. Admission to the Washington bar is desired but not required.
Foster Pepper PLLC seeks a Section 103 tax attorney to join its Pacific Northwest Public Finance practice. The practice involves advising a variety of clients on Section 103 tax issues, federal tax credit transactions (e.g., low-income housing, new markets, and renewable energy tax credits), 501(c)(3) issues, and Indian tribal finance matters.
Foster Pepper’s Public Finance practice is nationally recognized and we are well-known by issuers, underwriters, rating agencies, and bond issuers. We regularly serve as bond counsel to issuers in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, including the State of Washington, counties, cities and towns, port districts, public utility districts, housing authorities, school districts, public hospital districts, water and sewer districts, irrigation and reclamation districts, fire protection districts and other municipal and quasi-municipal corporations. In 2015, U.S. News/Best Lawyers survey listed the firm’s Public Finance group as a Seattle Tier 1 practice and a National Tier 2 practice.
Candidates should have a minimum of five years of relevant experience, excellent writing skills, and outstanding academic credentials. LLM and/or experience with tax examinations or voluntary closing agreements would be ideal. Foster Pepper PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Foster Pepper PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, citizenship, sex, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality or gender expression or identity), political ideology, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
CORPORATE TAX ATTORNEY
We are seeking an attorney with at least 10 years of corporate tax experience. Applicants should be comfortable advising clients and other attorneys across a variety of practice areas, including real estate, land use, litigation, bankruptcy and business transactions. Candidates should have superior academic credentials, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and current WSBA membership. We offer competitive salary, friendly people and a wonderful working environment. Check us out at www.cairncross.com. EOE.
Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to:
Human Resources Coordinator
Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.
524 Second Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104-2323
The Seattle Office of Labor Standards is seeking candidates for the position of Business Liaison. The position closes on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 at 4:00pm Pacific Time.
Interested applicants can view the job description by following the link below.
· Business Liaison, Seattle Office of Labor Standards
DuBois Cary Law Group, PLLC, a boutique family law and estate planning firm, is seeking a full-time, temporary contract attorney to join our family law practice group. Applications to be a part of our outstanding team of professionals are being accepted from attorneys who are eager to learn, possess excellent legal research and writing skills, and are dedicated to a career in family law. Finance backgrounds are a plus. Compensation commensurate with experience. Qualified individuals should submit a resume, cover letter, at least 3 professional references and less than 10 page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Labor and Employment Associate
Stoel Rives’ Labor and Employment Group continues to grow. Our attorneys provide strategic counseling ads and litigation services across the full spectrum of labor and employment law. The Seattle office is seeking an associate with a minimum of four years of relevant work experience to join our full-service platform. Ideal candidates will have general employment litigation experience, as well as experience with traditional labor law and employment counseling and advice. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials, writing skills, interpersonal skills and be self-starters with a commitment to excellence. Candidates can look forward to being part of a vibrant and growing practice and the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative team environment. Membership to the Washington bar is strongly preferred. Principals only. No recruiters please.
Stoel Rives LLP enjoys an over-100-year tradition of excellence as a leader among U.S. law firms. We offer a multi-office platform and world-class clients together with focused, individual training and professional development for all our attorneys. With nearly 400 lawyers firmwide, we are proud to provide a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
Click here to apply online: http://webapp.stoel.com/asp/viselfapply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=2&FilterJobCategoryID=9&FilterJobID=82
The Federal Bar Association is accepting applications for a Lawyer Representative position from the Eastern District of Washington to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. Lawyer Representatives are appointed by the Judges of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. The term of appointed is typically three years. Past Lawyer Representatives have found this to be a very rewarding and fulfilling professional experience. Any attorney admitted to practice in this District is encouraged to apply.
During their term of service, Lawyer Representatives attend the annual Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, held in the summer of each year. They are eligible to participate in various Ninth Circuit and District Court liaison activities and committees. In their third year, they usually serve on the Lawyer Representatives Coordinating Committee (LRCC) for the Circuit and they participate in at least two additional meetings outside the District such as the Conference Executive Committee, Chief District Judges Annual Meeting, or the Chief Bankruptcy Judges Annual meeting. This link provides more information about the role of a Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative: http://www.ce9.uscourts.gov/lawyer_reps/. ; Expenses, such as travel, are partially reimbursed per the Court's policy which may be reviewed at: http://www.waed.uscourts.gov/content/lawyer-representative-reimbursement-policy.
Locally, Lawyer Representatives serve as voting members of the Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington's Board ("FBA") and help in the planning and implementing of various FBA-sponsored activities.
There are five lawyer representative positions for the Eastern District of Washington, each serving staggered terms. Geographic diversity is encouraged with at least one position being filled from outside the Spokane area (e.g. Walla Walla, Tri-Cities, Wenatchee, Yakima, Moses Lake, Pullman, or Colville areas). The Court also desires to balance the selection between those with Civil, Criminal, and Bankruptcy practices.
Letters of application should be submitted no later than Friday, February 19, 2016 to;
Brendan V. Monahan, FBA President
120 N. Naches Ave.
Yakima, WA 98902
Your letter should include background information about yourself, your thoughts regarding improving the administration of justice within the District and the Circuit, as well as your ability to commit the time necessary to fulfill the duties of appointment.
Applications will be screened, and appointments will be made by the Judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. Successful applicants will be notified by the Court.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Washington is currently has an Assistant U.S. Attorney position available in the Criminal Division, Yakima branch office.
Justice seeks to attract, retain, and promote individuals of exceptional ability and talent from all walks of life. The work environment and atmosphere is open, diverse, collegial, and inclusive. There are active affinity groups for African-American; Asian-American; Hispanic; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT); and Native American employees, which are open to all DOJ employees regardless of background. Justice fosters a work environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences may reach their full potential.
This vacancy announcement can be found on the USAJobs website at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/427015700 .
Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA)
United States Attorney's Office Eastern District of Washington
402 East Yakima Ave, #210
Yakima, WA 98901
About the Office: The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Washington has three offices. The main office is located in Spokane, a branch office is located in Yakima, and an unstaffed office is located in Richland. This District employs approximately 55 personnel, including six Assistant United States Attorneys and five support staff assigned to the Yakima branch office. The office has a competent, friendly, and talented staff, and an outstanding relationship with its client-agencies.
Job Description: The office currently has an Assistant United States Attorney position available in the Criminal Division, Yakima branch office. The attorney selected will be part of a dedicated team assisting in the enforcement and prosecution of federal criminal laws. The primary assignments for this attorney will be the investigation and prosecution of white collar fraud and economic crimes, but will also include a wide-range of criminal matters involving firearms, drug trafficking, immigration, counterfeiting, child exploitation, explosives, and violent crimes. This is a full-time, permanent position.
The branch office is located in the city of Yakima in central Washington. The Eastern District of Washington is comprised of 20 counties and is bordered by Canada to the north, Oregon to the south, Idaho to the east, and the summit of the Cascade Mountains to the west. This area is rich in rolling farm land, forested mountains, and arid desert. Because this area celebrates four distinct seasons, recreational opportunities are numerous and include, bicycling, hiking, snow skiing, water sports, fishing and hunting. More information on Yakima and its educational opportunities, medical facilities, arts, sports, etc., can be viewed on the internet at www.ci.yakima.wa.us [external link].
Required qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least 4 years post-J.D. experience. United States citizenship is required.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants must possess excellent research and writing skills, superior oral communication skills, and a demonstrated capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment. Ideal applicants will possess significant trial or other relevant experience involving white collar fraud and/or economic crimes. Applicants must exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with attorney team leaders, attorneys, staff, and client agencies.
Salary: Assistant United States Attorneys' pay is administratively determined based, in part, on the number years of professional attorney experience. The range of basic pay is $45,477 to $120,365 plus locality pay where authorized.
Travel: The attorney selected for this position in the Yakima branch office will travel frequently to Richland, which is approximately 85 miles from Yakima, and occasionally to Spokane which is approximately 200 miles from Yakima.
No later than February 22, 2016, interested applicants must email: (a.) a signed cover letter referencing Vacancy Announcement: 16-WAE-2016-1 and specifically addressing applicant's experience in prosecuting/investigating white collar fraud and/or economic crime; (b.) a detailed resume; (c.) a writing sample edited solely by applicant (at least 7 pages in length, containing substantive legal analysis); and (d.) a current performance evaluation/rating, if any, all in pdf format to:
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United States Attorney’s Office
Attn: Kathy Devlin, Administrative Services Specialist
920 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 340
Spokane, Washington 99201-1494
No telephone calls please.
Application Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2016
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized.
Number of Positions: 1
Updated February 5, 2016
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Equal Employment Opportunity: The U.S. Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factor. The Department of Justice welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities. The Department is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department of Justice.
Reasonable Accommodations: This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Outreach and Recruitment for Qualified Applicants with Disabilities: The Department encourages qualified applicants with disabilities, including individuals with targeted/severe disabilities to apply in response to posted vacancy announcements. Qualified applicants with targeted/severe disabilities may be eligible for direct hire, non-competitive appointment under Schedule A (5 C.F.R. § 213.3102(u)) hiring authority. Individuals with targeted/severe disabilities are encouraged to register for the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Shared List of People with Disabilities (the Bender Disability Employment Registry) by submitting their resume to email@example.com
and referencing "Federal Career Opportunities" in the subject line. Additional information about the Bender Registry is available at www.benderconsult.com [external link]. Individuals with disabilities may also contact one of the Department’s Disability Points of Contact (DPOC). See list of DPOCs.
Suitability and Citizenship: It is the policy of the Department to achieve a drug-free workplace and persons selected for employment will be required to pass a drug test which screens for illegal drug use prior to final appointment. Employment is also contingent upon the completion and satisfactory adjudication of a background investigation. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the United States Attorneys' Offices. Unless otherwise indicated in a particular job advertisement, non-U.S. Citizens may apply for employment with other organizations, but should be advised that appointments of non-U.S. Citizens are extremely rare; such appointments would be possible only if necessary to accomplish the Department's mission and would be subject to strict security requirements. Applicants who hold dual citizenship in the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Veterans: There is no formal rating system for applying veterans' preference to attorney appointments in the excepted service; however, the Department of Justice considers veterans' preference eligibility as a positive factor in attorney hiring. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference must include that information in their cover letter or resume and attach supporting documentation (e.g., the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty and other supporting documentation) to their submissions. Although the "point" system is not used, per se, applicants eligible to claim 10-point preference must submit Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and submit the supporting documentation required for the specific type of preference claimed (visit the OPM website, www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf for a copy of SF 15, which lists the types of 10-point preferences and the required supporting document(s). Applicants should note that SF 15 requires supporting documentation associated with service- connected disabilities or receipt of nonservice-connected disability pensions to be dated 1991 or later except in the case of service members submitting official statements or retirement orders from a branch of the Armed Forces showing that his or her retirement was due to a permanent service-connected disability or that he/she was transferred to the permanent disability retired list (the statement or retirement orders must indicate that the disability is 10% or more).
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Seattle University has an exciting, dynamic opportunity for a Assistant Director, Annual Fund & Alumni Relations to join our community.
The Assistant Director of Annual Fund & Alumni Relations for the School of Law will, in partnership with the Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund, create and implement a strategic alumni relations and annual fund plan designed to promote bonds between the law school and its 11,000 alumni, thus enhancing the law school’s reputation and resulting in increased financial support for the school and professional opportunities for alumni.
This position reports to the Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Fund in the School of Law.
Seattle University School of Law educates ethical lawyers who distinguish themselves through their outstanding professional skills and their dedication to the law in the service of justice. Faculty, students and staff form a vibrant, diverse, and collaborative community that promotes leadership for a just and humane world. The Law School’s commitment to academic distinction is grounded in its Jesuit Catholic tradition, one that encourages open inquiry, thoughtful reflection and concern for personal growth. Innovation, creativity and technological sophistication characterize our rigorous educational program, which prepares lawyers for a wide range of successful and rewarding careers in law, business and public service.