Experienced Litigation Attorney (Seattle)
The Seattle, Washington, office of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn (“MNG&D”) is seeking a full-time attorney with eight to ten years of practical experience in complex commercial litigation. The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, be dedicated to meeting client needs and deadlines, and enjoy working in a team environment; first-chair trial experience preferred. Current membership in the Washington State Bar Association or qualification for reciprocity is necessary.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable), and writing sample by e-mail to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development, at MNRecruiting@millernash.com. For record-keeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g., WSBA ad, firm website, etc.).
MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
Midlevel Associate Business Attorney (Seattle)
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn (“MNG&D”) is seeking a midlevel associate attorney with two to four years of business law transactional experience to join its Seattle, Washington office. Knowledge and experience in securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate work desired. Strong academic credentials and analytical ability required.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) by e-mail to MNRecruiting@millernash.com, Attn: Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development. For recordkeeping, please include the ad source in the subject line of your e-mail (e.g., WSBA ad, firm website, etc.).
MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
Please let me know if you need any additional information from me. Thank you for your assistance.
Patent Agent or Associate – Seattle
The Intellectual Property Department in the Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine is seeking a patent agent or associate with more than one year experience in patent preparation and prosecution. The position will require development of a broad IP practice and, while the position will focus on preparation and prosecution of patent applications, it will also include counseling clients on a wide variety of IP issues.
Only candidates with a CS or BSEE degree (or equivalent industry experience) and admitted to practice before the USPTO as a patent attorney or agent should apply.
Please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw and include a resume, transcript(s) and writing sample to: http://www.dwt.com/Patent-Agent-Associate-Lateral-Lawyers/
Staff Attorney - Litigation - Part-Time
The Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a part-time staff attorney to join its Litigation Practice Group. This position will be supporting the commercial litigation practice group associated with mortgage related matters.
Primary duties include drafting pleadings, correspondence, motions to dismiss, etc., associated with mortgage related litigation. Additionally, the attorney will be responsible for arguing motions in state and federal court; interacting with opposing counsel and clients on a regular basis; researching relevant authorities; and tracking case deadlines.
Position requirements include JD degree; active, in good standing, membership in the Washington State Bar; a minimum of three years' experience in a commercial litigation practice; strong legal writing skills -- compelling brief writing is essential; ability to meet deadlines, particularly for reply briefs with 2-3 day turnaround times; familiarity with the Washington Deed of Trust Act, Uniform Commercial Code, Consumer Protection Act, (Truth in Lending Act knowledge a plus, though not required); excellent academic credentials and references; and the ability to work independently.
To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruitment Manager; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief writing sample to: http://www.dwt.com/Staff-Litigation-Associate---Part-Time-Lateral-Lawyers/
Patent Litigation Associate - Jr. to Mid-Level - San Francisco or Seattle
Davis Wright Tremaine’s San Francisco office seeks a Patent Litigation Associate attorney with a minimum of 2 years' experience to join our growing Intellectual Property Litigation group. Qualified applicants will have a background in computer science and electrical engineering or significant experience with patent litigation involving computer software / hardware.
Qualified candidates must have a JD and active, in good standing, membership in the California State Bar. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, references, academic credentials and enthusiasm for patent litigation are required.
Applicants interested in the Seattle office that have a JD and active, in good standing, membership in the Washington State Bar will also be considered.
To apply, please upload your cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager, indicating which office you are applying for; resume; copy of your law school transcript; and a brief writing sample: http://www.dwt.com/Patent-Litigation-Associate---Mid-Level---Seattle-or-San-Francisco-Lateral-Lawyers/
The ACLU of Washington (ACLU-WA) invites applicants for the position of deputy director, which partners with the executive director in managing and leading the ACLU of Washington. The deputy director is a member of the ACLU of Washington’s senior leadership team and plays a key role in shaping the future of the ACLU-WA. The position requires a strong leader, a trustworthy advocate and a highly capable, strategic manager.
The deputy director leads, supports, and supervises the Policy Advocacy Group which includes the legislative director, the field director and policy project directors who work on our Smart Justice Campaign, Technology and Liberty, Religious Restrictions on Health Care, and Youth Justice. The deputy director helps develop long-term priorities, oversees implementation of work plans, and ensures success of cross-departmental campaigns. The deputy director handles other policy issues that arise and substitutes for the executive director in her absence.
The ACLU-WA is one of the ten largest affiliates of the ACLU with more than 50,000 members and activists. It has a reputation for its impact litigation, robust integrated advocacy, and effective communications to advance freedom, fairness, equality, and justice. Its staff of thirty-plus employees and numerous interns and volunteers work in a fast-paced, friendly, and professional office. We work closely and collaboratively with the nationwide network of ACLU offices and with community groups and leaders throughout the state. Work at the ACLU involves close teamwork, strong attention to detail, excellent communications skills, and a passion for our mission.
Overall staff leadership. Collaborate with the executive director and legal director to provide overall leadership to the ACLU-WA, establish key priorities and set organizational direction. Ensure that the work of the ACLU-WA is consistently strategic, collaborative, and consistent with ACLU policy. Serve as the hub for cross-departmental strategies on issues that require coordination across ACLU-WA legal, lobbying, communications, field, and policy teams. Enhance understanding of ACLU issues, values, policies, and strategies among the staff.
Policy Advocacy leadership. Lead, support, and supervise the Policy Advocacy Group. Help members of the Policy Advocacy Group develop long- and short-term work plans consistent with established priorities, and ensure progress toward goals. Oversee recruitment and mentoring of PAG interns and volunteers. Consult and advise the executive director on program strategies.
External Relations. Develop and maintain strong community relationships, including with cooperating attorneys, allies, public officials, and stakeholders. Ensure that the ACLU-WA relates effectively with allies on organizational priorities. Represent the ACLU at certain public functions and ensure, on a strategic basis, participation by other ACLU staff in the events of our allies. Work with the Communications Director and other staff members to develop talking points on key issues, and speak to the media at the request of the Communications Director.
Organizational. Manage key projects requested by the executive director, and assume overall responsibility for the ACLU-WA in her absence. Attend Board meetings on request of the executive director. Meet with ACLU supporters in collaboration with the Development staff.
A law degree and at least seven years of increasingly responsible relevant experience. Experience working in a senior policy position that required significant political judgment and management finesse.
Experience driving strategies toward long-term goals. Excellent organizational skills including exceptional attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines and accomplish work in order of priority. A practiced public speaker and very strong writer and editor, with the ability to handle controversial issues with aplomb and to translate complex information for delivery to a variety of audiences.
Accessible, flexible, decisive and supportive management style that inspires trust and confidence, inspires staff to work together in pursuit of a common mission, and holds them accountable for accomplishment of objectives. Ability to provide clear direction, delegate well and assume ultimate responsibility. Ability to develop and nurture highly talented and diverse staff.
A diplomatic advocate with active listening skills who can negotiate, resolve disputes and maintain constructive working relationships with people at all levels, both within and outside of the organization. Self-confidence, high energy level, grace under pressure and rapid responses to crises.
A commitment to the goals and mission of the ACLU. Exemplary professional workplace behavior, unimpeachable integrity, and a commitment to the values of reliability, respect, accountability, and compassion. Flexibility, determination and good humor. A commitment to diversity; a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance.
Competence in the use of office computer applications, electronic databases, and electronic legal research. We use Microsoft Office.
The position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and requires a willingness to work beyond a standard 7.5-hour workday, including evening and weekend meetings and events. This job description provides a general but not comprehensive list of the essential responsibilities and qualifications. It does not represent a contract of employment. The ACLU reserves the right to change the description and/or posting at any time without advance notice.
Compensation And Benefits
Salary is based on experience and qualifications and is competitive with area non-profits. Benefits include three weeks of vacation to start, medical and disability insurance, a retirement plan, and an ORCA card.
To apply, email a letter of application and resume to Jobs@aclu-wa.org and include in the subject line of the email your last name and deputy director. In your letter, please indicate where you learned of the posting. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website at www.ACLU-WA.org/AboutUs/Jobs.
The ACLU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified individuals of every race, creed, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression to apply.
The ACLU of Washington comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Inc. and the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington Foundation. The two corporations share the same overall mission, office space, and employees. This job posting refers collectively to the two organizations under the name “ACLU of Washington.”
Employee Relations Advisor
SALARY: $39.40 - $59.12 Hourly
LOCATION: Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave., Seattle, Washington
JOB TYPE: Civil Service Exempt, Regular, Full-time
DEPARTMENT: Seattle City Light
BARGAINING UNIT: Not represented
CLOSING DATE 05/31/16 04:00 PM Pacific Time
Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation's largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.
We are looking for an Employee Relations Advisor to be part of the Employee Relations Unit in Seattle City Light's Human Resources department. The Employee Relations Advisor is responsible for City Light's workplace investigations. Additionally, the position also administers and implements the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), reasonable accommodation, and leave programs.
This position reports to the Employee Relations Manager.
The Employee Relations Advisor is responsible for City Light's workplace investigations. The position also works on the administration and implementation of City Light's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), workplace rules and policies, reasonable accommodation, and Family and Medical Leave (FML) programs.
The responsibilities with respect to the programs and workplace policies and rules include:
The responsibilities with respect to the administration of the more complex reasonable accommodation cases include:
The responsibilities with respect to the leave program include:
Other responsibilities include developing and providing in-house materials on EEO, ADA and Leave issues.
License, Certification, and Other Requirements:
How to Apply:
In addition to your application please submit:
Cover Letter (one page maximum)
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.
Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/.
Job #A20151111 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent prosecution associate with one to six years of prosecution experience to join its growing patent prosecution practice. Candidates must have a degree in computer science, strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and must be members of the Washington Bar. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcript and graduate/undergraduate transcripts.
Trust & Estate Planning
Job #A20160103 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate level attorney to join our Personal Planning Group. Candidates must have strong academic credentials and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must also have one to three years of relevant experience in trust and estate planning and/or an L.L.M. in tax. To be considered, please provide your cover letter, resume, writing sample, law school transcripts, and three professional references.
Corporate Services Attorney
E-Discovery Services & Strategy
Job #A20160302 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking attorneys to work on an hourly contract basis with responsibilities including conducting due diligence reviews, contract review and drafting, and property lease abstractions. The length of the assignment will vary based on project needs. Candidates must be experienced with corporate transactions, including due diligence and contract review, and should have familiarity with document review platforms. Candidates are required to demonstrate superb attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong customer service skills. Candidates must be admitted to the Washington State Bar and have at least two years of related work experience. Foreign language skills are preferred. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Emerging Companies/Venture Capital Associate
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Job #A20160404 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate with ambition and initiative to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies practice, which is focused on startup/emerging growth company representation and seed and venture capital financings, as well as more generally in the areas of M&A, including private equity, and public company securities and reporting work. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and between 2 and 4 years of experience. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Job #A20160405 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate with ambition and initiative to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies practice, which is focused on startup/emerging growth company representation and seed and venture capital financings, as well as more generally in the areas of M&A, including private equity, and public company securities and reporting work. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and between 5 and 7 years of experience. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Real Estate/Land Use Associate
Land Use, Real Estate
Job #A20160204 – Bellevue, Washington
The Bellevue office of Perkins Coie is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join the Real Estate/Land Use practice. Experience with leasing, real estate and land use due diligence, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, drafting of real estate related documents, construction and development, financing, and investment is preferred. Excellent academic credentials are required. To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.
Job #A20160309 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking attorneys for document review and discovery-related work on an hourly contract basis. The length of the assignment will vary based on project needs. Candidates ideally should be trained in document review procedures and have expertise in document review platforms and litigation support technologies. Familiarity with the litigation process, including all phases of discovery and trial, and admission to the Washington bar are required. Superb attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and excellent oral and written communication skills are also required. Strong knowledge of litigation support software such as Relativity, Equivio, Concordance, CaseMap, and LiveNote is preferred. Japanese language or other foreign language skills are also preferred. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
Trademark & Copyright Associate
Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection
Job #A20160402 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with three to six years of relevant trademark experience to work with our Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice. The ideal candidate will have well-developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, IP transactions, advertising, marketing and promotions matters, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred. Attention to detail, the ability to work well in a group, as well as the ability to work independently, are important characteristics. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills and a proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright, domain name, and advertising practice. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred.
Our nationally-ranked Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice represents multi-national clients in a wide range of industries, from consumer products, software, industrial manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, forest products and construction, to retail, finance, health care, high technology, biotech, fashion, music, advertising, marketing, and interactive entertainment, as well as start-ups and smaller businesses. The firm has a strong focus on intellectual property practices, and one of the largest trademark practices in the Pacific Northwest.
To be considered, please provide your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcripts.
Are you looking for a pro bono opportunity you can do from your home or office? We need a volunteer coordinator for an innovative technology based legal clinic. Apply to become the volunteer coordinator for Reach Enumclaw; Seattle's only clinic that operates solely via Skype.
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) seeks a Spanish-speaking bilingual attorney to work in our office in Wenatchee, Washington.
The attorney will provide legal assistance to community members through (1) direct representation; (2) individual consultations; (3) self-help assistance in the form of community workshops and legal clinics; and (4) community education. The attorney will focus on providing legal representation in various matters, but focusing on 1) defending individuals in removal proceedings; 2) representing community members seeking immigration status through family visa petitions; and 3) representing victims of violent crimes in applying for immigration benefits (including self-petitions, U visas and other forms of relief). The staff attorney may also be assigned work relating to other immigration matters.
Applicants must be fluent in Spanish. For more information, please click here
Reporting to the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court, the Supreme Court Clerk maintains the court’s records, files and documents. The Clerk is also responsible for managing the court’s caseflow, including the preparation of its calendars, arranging for pro tem (temporary) judges and docketing all cases and papers filed. The Clerk supplies attorneys, opposing counsel and other appropriate counsel with copies of Supreme Court briefs, and records attorney admissions to the practice of law in Washington state. The Clerk also rules on costs in each case decided by the court, and may also rule on various other procedural motions. The Clerk directs and coordinates all of the activities of the Clerk’s Office, as outlined below. The Clerk serves at the pleasure of the justices.
Job #A20151202 – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking an experienced associate with ambition and initiative to join its market-leading Corporate group. The group's clients range from early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region's premier venture-backed and public companies. The group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in the Emerging Companies practice, which is focused on startup/emerging growth company representation and seed and venture capital financings, as well as more generally in the areas of M&A, including private equity, and public company securities and reporting work. Candidates should have solid academic credentials and between 3 and 6 years of experience. To apply, please click on the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript.
State of Washington
Dept. of Corrections
invites applications for the position of:
Senior Contracts Attorney
SALARY: $5,212.00 $7,291.00 Monthly
$62,544.00 $87,492.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 04/08/16
CLOSING DATE: 04/22/16 11:59 PM
ALL the Details can be found here: Careers.wa.gov
Office of the Deputy Secretary Contracts and Regulations
Headquarters Tumwater WA
The Department of Corrections (DOC) is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for a Senior Contracts Attorney within the Office of the Deputy Secretary Business Services. This is a fulltime, permanent Washington Management Service (WMS) position located at DOC Headquarters in Tumwater,Washington.
If you are interested in applying and would like to be considered, please apply directly at careers.wa.gov and attach the following documents to your application:
Current Resume, (chronological, with relevant experience listed).
Minimum of three (3) professional references, (including name, phone number and email address).
Letter of Interest, (no more than two (2) pages, indicating how you meet the qualifications and why you believe you are the ideal candidate for this position.
We are looking for evidence in your application materials that you have the experience, skills, and abilities indicated in this job posting. Qualified applicants whose responses most closely match the requirements of this position may be invited to interview. Carefully review your application before
submitting. All information may be verified and documentation may be required. The initial screening will be solely based on the contents and completeness of the application materials submitted.