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  • 10/05/2021 11:37 AM | Anonymous

    This recruitment will remain open until the position is filled. It is in the applicant's best interest to submit materials as soon as possible.

     

    The Insurance Commissioner's Office (OIC) is seeking a highly energetic civil service exempt Deputy Insurance Commissioner for Company Supervision.

     

    The Deputy Insurance Commissioner heads the Company Supervision Division.  This rewarding position manages a wide variety of situations and is responsible for the financial and market examination and supervision of all Washington organized insuring entities and all other insuring entities licensed to do business in this state. The position's priority is to protect insurance consumers, the public generally, and the state's economy by ensuring the safety and soundness of insuring entities, and to ensure that they comply with applicable law.   

     

    This position has broad statutory discretion and specific statutory authority involving the registration and/or licensing, operation, supervision, receivership, liquidation, and merger of insuring entities.

     

    If you are a strategic leader looking for a new challenge, who enjoys working as a member of the senior executive staff and wants to make a difference in Washington State in insurance regulatory matters, please apply!

    This is a civil service exempt position.  Salary depends on qualifications (up to $138,540).

     

    AGENCY PROFILE AND VALUES

     

    The Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC) operates under the direction of the state's Insurance Commissioner, a statewide elected official.  Our mission is to provide consumer protection and regulation of the state's insurance industry.
     
    With a workforce of approximately 265 employees, we are one of the smaller state agencies in Washington state government and are fortunate to have a stable funding source that does not rely on the state's general fund.
     
    Because we are a small agency, you will truly get a chance to understand the 'big picture' of what we do and why we do it.  You will also have a chance to get to know your co-workers.

     

    We have high employee satisfaction scores and we value diversity in the workplace. We challenge our employees to continuously improve the way we do business and to meet and exceed the needs of our customers.
     
    To learn more about this agency, we invite you to visit our website at 
    http://www.insurance.wa.gov/ and listen to our employees talk about why they love working here. 

     

    BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR OIC

     

    As an eligible state employee, Washington State offers:

    ·                An outstanding benefits package and retirement plans.

    ·                Training and development opportunities, including tuition reimbursement.

    ·                Program for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (if applicable)

    ·                Free parking at our main office in Tumwater.

    ·                A stable funding source that does not rely on the state's general fund.

    ·                The fulfillment of public service.

    ·                Excellent work-life balance.

    ·                Commitment to diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust.

    ·                Free Thurston County Transit public transportation, or King County ORCA Transit pass for public transportation.

    Duties

    The Deputy Insurance Commissioner for Company Supervision is a member of the Executive Management Team and reports to the Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner. Members of the Executive Management Team work together to set strategic direction for the agency, establish legislative goals, ensure fiscal responsibility and create an inclusive, performance-based culture.   As an Executive leader you will manage a division of approximately 57 employees at two locations with responsibility to direct the regulatory program and internal operations of the Company Supervision Division.

     

    Other duties include:

     

    ·       Implementing, managing, and maintains the goals and objectives of the Commissioner as defined in the agency's strategic plan.

    ·       Supervising the maintenance of standards necessary to maintain NAIC financial accreditation.

    ·       Planning, leading, organizing and controlling the work performed by the division which includes:

    ·       Regulating and supervising all insuring entities organized in Washington to assure financial stability and compliance with consumer facing market activity regulations.

    ·       Licensing, regulating and supervising all insuring entities organized in other states or non-U.S. jurisdictions that do business in Washington to assure financial stability and compliance with consumer facing market activity regulations.

    ·       Supervising programs designed to ensure protection of insurance consumers from the failure of insurers doing business in this state and from insurer deviation from legally required market practices.  These programs include the management of financially troubled or insolvent insurers and the coordination with insurer guaranty associations.

    ·       Exercise broad statutory discretion over laws and regulations regarding registration or licensing, operation, liquidation, merger or acquisition of insurers, and insurer activity in the Washington marketplace.

    ·       Monitor and coordinate the activities of other state insurance regulators in relation to insurers doing business in Washington, recommends participation in multi-state examinations and settlements, and approves coordination of examinations led by NAIC designated lead states.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

    ·       A Bachelor's Degree

    ·       5 years experience as a manager/supervisor -  (Supervisory experience should include experience with employee groups of more than 10 staff members)

    ·       3 years experience as a manager/supervisor of subordinate managers/supervisors

    ·       Proven experience with contract tracking and monitoring to ensure terms and deadlines are met; ability to review and modify contract proposals to ensure compliance with guidelines

    ·       Proven experience working with all levels of staff, including senior level subject matter experts, to extract, compile, and extrapolate data to prepare narratives, presentations, and statistical or other reports for review, analysis, document support of an action to accomplish an objective.  Report types to be reviewed includes, but is not limited to: insurer financial statements, financial and market examination reports, ratio analyses, insurer investment schedules, and financial market report

    ·       General knowledge of:

    o      Financial organization, reporting practices, and operations of various types of insurance companies.

    o      Provisions of the law governing insurance companies.

    o      Financial statement analysis, ratio analysis, reinsurance transactions, investment transactions, holding company transactions, and reserving techniques and analysis.

    o      Principles, practices, techniques, and methods of accounting, auditing, and financial examining as used in insurance examining.

     DESIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

    ·       Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Financial Examiner (CFE) designation

    ·       J.D. Degree

    ·       Experience in regulatory environment

    ·       Experience in insurance regulation, financial regulation, corporate organization, or corporate governance

    ·       Familiarity with NAIC programs and operations

    ·       Direct experience with insurance company operations

    ·       Direct experience reviewing and evaluating documents and information, such as the work of professional staff, for completeness, accuracy and compliance with policies and standards.

    How to Apply: Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Please click on the link below to view the full job announcement and to apply:

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3243042

    Select the large green "apply" button at the top of the to log in and submit your application.  If you have not done so previously, you will need to set up an account profile.  To learn more about our agency and other job opportunities we have available visit our site at: https://www.insurance.wa.gov/job-opportunities

     


  • 10/05/2021 10:57 AM | Anonymous

    This posting is to fill:

    • ONE Term-Limited Temporary Family Law Commissioner, and
    • MULTIPLE  Commissioner Pro-Tempore positions:
    Term-Limited Temporary Family Law Commissioner through December 31, 2022.
    The annual salary for a full-time Term-Limited Temporary (TLT) Commissioner is $189,691. The Term-Limited Temporary Commissioner receives full medical, dental, vision and pension benefits. Candidates wishing to be considered for the full-time Term-Limited Temporary Family Law Commissioner position must indicate on this application form that they also wish to be considered for the Family Law Commissioner Pro-Tempore position.

    Commissioner Pro-Tempore, Family Law Calendar, Dependency Calendar, and Juvenile Offender Calendar
    The hourly pay rate for commissioners Pro-Tempore is $104.23 . 

    Who may apply: This position is open to attorneys licensed to practice in Washington State. Current Pro-Tempore Commissioners who wish to be reappointed must re-apply.
     
    These positions are at-will and are not represented by a union.

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kingcounty/jobs/3229814/pro-tem-commissioners-and-term-limited-temporary-family-law-commissioner

  • 09/23/2021 2:26 PM | Anonymous

    Description - Details Here

    HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.  Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze.  We believe in the power of ideas.  Our vision is to produce technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere – every person, every organization, and every community around the globe.   This motivates us – inspires us – to do what we do.  To invent, and to reinvent.  To engineer experiences that amaze.   To set the standards as a socially and environmentally responsible company.  While HP’s roots started in Silicon Valley, today we have a broad reach that spans around the globe.  If you have a passion for customers, a desire to win and innovation in your DNA, you may be a great fit for our team.  More information about HP Inc. is available at http://www.hp.com.

    The Global Legal Affairs (GLA) team is responsible for all of HP’s legal matters, including government relations, brand security, intellectual property, ethics and compliance and legal counsel representation in every region.  We are a mix of attorneys and non-attorneys.  We value teamwork, engagement, honesty, forward thinking and open communication.  We are proud of the culture we have created.   By bringing together varied perspectives, we challenge each other and develop new and creative solutions.  We want to find, grow and keep the very best employees in industry by valuing differences, offering amazing careers and having fun.


  • 09/23/2021 2:23 PM | Anonymous

    Seattle Labor & Employment Associate (#630)

    Dorsey & Whitney is a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner with 19 locations across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. We are a premier legal counselor to companies worldwide in a wide range of industries, including food, beverage & agribusiness; technology; banking & financial institutions; development & infrastructure; energy & natural resources and healthcare.

     

    We are seeking an experienced Labor & Employment Associate for our Seattle office. To view the full job posting details, please click here.

     

    Examples Of What You’ll Be Working On

    • Provide increasingly complex employment law advice and counsel based on experience.
    • Manage single-plaintiff cases and play a substantial role in managing complex litigation including class actions
    • Recommend and collaborate with partners on case strategy and tactics
    • Substantial brief writing
    • Argue motions in Court
    • Interview witnesses and prepare fact presentations for litigated matters
    • Draft discovery requests and responses to discovery requests
    • Take and defend depositions
    • Substantial trial work, as required
    • Proactively maintain workload and caseload; anticipate next steps and implement follow-up procedures.
    • Maintain electronic and paper files.
    • Manage case dockets, dates and deadlines for client projects and legal filings.
    • Assist with special projects and cooperate as a team member with co-workers.
    • Have fun working with great people for amazing clients!

     

    Qualified Candidates Will Have

    • J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
    • Four to six years of labor and employment attorney experience.
    • License to practice in Washington (including Federal courts), and California (including Federal courts).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly responsive and proactive.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to work as a team member and communicate effectively with all levels of personnel. Everyone is a customer.
    • A commitment to diversity and personal practice development.
    • Ability to think creatively and approach projects and tasks from a continuous-improvement perspective.
    • Strong knowledge of main Microsoft Office products, in particular Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Knowledge of Excel is a plus.

    Strong attention to detail, proofreading and organizational skills.

     

    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 workplace. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an EEO/AAP/Disabled Vets Employer. All qualified applicants 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 regarding public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

     

    How To Apply

    You can apply online at www.dorsey.com/careers/attorneys. We have a simple online application form. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals unable to use our online process due to a disability should call (612) 492-5119.

     


  • 09/23/2021 1:58 PM | Anonymous
    The University of Washington (UW) Division of the Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced attorney, preferably with a background in information technology, employment benefits, tax, commercial law, and general business contracting, and a demonstrated interest in higher education law, to join the Division’s General Practice Team.


    Duties

    The attorney sought for this position will represent and advise the UW in connection with a variety of matters that is anticipated to include some combination of the following:   

    • Reviewing, negotiating and/or drafting complex information technology contracts.
    • Advising the division of the University Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), which deals with cybersecurity.
    • Employment benefits issues, including state retirement plans.
    • Commercial law issues, including those related to state/federal taxation, financing, public bonds, and investments.
    • Review of a variety of contracts and agreements various UW departments seek to execute.
     
    The attorney sought for this position will also serve as the primary advisor to the University’s:
    • Information Technology Group & CISO
    • Employment Benefits Office
    • Treasurer
    • Investment Company (UWINCO)
    • Tax Director
       
    It is not expected that an applicant will have significant expertise in all of these areas, but the successful candidate will be willing and able to learn new areas of law quickly with on-going support from other division members.

    Qualifications

    In addition to meeting the qualifications to serve as an Assistant Attorney General, well-qualified candidates will have at least five years of relevant legal experience and the following qualifications:

    • An ability to provide sound and practical legal advice to high level and sophisticated clients, both in writing and verbally; 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Demonstrated legal acumen and practical problem-solving abilities;
    • An ability to coordinate and manage client advice requests of a diverse and complex nature;
    • An ability to exercise excellent independent judgment; 
    • A willingness and ability to learn new areas of law quickly; and
    • A strong interest in practicing higher education law.
     
     Preference will be given to candidates who have significant experience with 
    • Contract drafting and review;  
    • Advising on complex business and information technology issues;
    • Experience in one or multiple practice areas relevant to the position (i.e. Information Technology, Employment Benefits, Commercial Law, Tax, Public Bonds, and Investment); and 
    • Experience representing and advising an institution of higher education, a public or governmental entity, or a large institutional entity.

    Applicants must have graduated from a law school accredited by the ABA or completed the WSBA's Rule 6 Law Clerk Program and be licensed to practice law in Washington state. The AGO seeks applicants who are committed to public service as demonstrated by an applicant's background, talents, attitude, and enthusiasm for public law practice. The AGO greatly encourages, celebrates and values diversity, appreciating that a workforce composed of those from different backgrounds and experiences creates an inclusive environment, strengthens positive relationships with the local community and brings new perspectives and approaches to fulfill its mission of providing excellent, independent and ethical legal services to the State of Washington and protect the rights of its people.

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    WORKING CONDITION

    COVID Vaccination Requirement:  Employees and volunteers of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office (AGO) must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. If you are selected to serve within the AGO as an employee or volunteer, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination before you are able to begin work. You may request an accommodation if you are unable to meet the requirement due to a medical or religious necessity. Currently all staff, whose duties permit, are teleworking, though the AGO plans to re-open its offices for visitors and staff beginning November 29, 2021.


    Supplemental Information

    This Assistant Attorney General position is represented by the Association of Washington Assistant Attorneys General (AWAAG) / Washington Federation of State Employees (WFSE) AFSCME Council 28, AFL-CIO. AAG salaries start at $69,396. Ultimately, AAG salaries are set in accordance with the AWAAG CBA. The position's location is King County and thus the person hired would be eligible for 5% King County Assignment pay per legislative action.  A competitive state benefits package is also offered which includes a choice of medical/dental insurance plans, retirement, life and basic long-term disability insurance. In addition, there are non-financial benefits that include working in a collaborative and supportive work environment where professional development and work-life balance are highly valued. The health, safety and professional satisfaction of all AGO staff and volunteers is critical to fulfilling the mission of the AGO to provide exceptional legal services. Complementing and fostering this goal, as well as a long-standing commitment to environmental stewardship, is evidenced in the AGO's environmental policies.  

    Interested applicants must apply by hitting the "apply" button above.  In addition to the on-line application, one must upload, via the system:

    • A letter of interest;
    • Resume;
    • Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and
    • Writing sample.
    Important Note: Redact from any document social security numbers, and do not include documents that are password protected.

    If you have questions about this position, please contact General Practice Team Leader, James Buder, at james.buder@atg.wa.gov, or Division Chief, David Kerwin at david.kerwin@atg.wa.gov.  The deadline to apply is October 7, 2021.

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    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 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.


  • 09/19/2021 8:02 PM | Anonymous

    APPLY HERE

    Job Description:

    One of Fortune’s Best Places to Work, Perkins Coie, LLP, a leading international law firm, is seeking a Financial Transaction Associate in our Seattle office.  We’ve created a firm culture that is based on collaboration, dedication to serving our clients and mutual respect.  If you are interested in joining the team, please apply at the link below.

    Perkins Coie is seeking a mid-level to entry-level associate to join our Financial Transactions practice group in the Seattle office. Applicant must have one to three years of experience in banking and commercial and real estate finance. Accounting background and experience is preferred, but not required. All candidates must have strong academic credentials and be a member of, or will join, the Washington State Bar.

    To apply, please access the link below and attach your cover letter, resume, and law school transcript. 

    About Us:

    Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. We have been named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by Fortune for nearly two decades. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

    Firm Culture and Overview:

    We believe that diversity of thought and experience will enrich our dynamic work atmosphere. We have created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients and mutual respect. New employees are integrated into the firm through our extensive orientation, new user training and mentorship programs. We are committed to a fair and equitable workplace where each person is a valued member of the team.

    Perkins Coie is highly rated for the quality of its client service. This strength stems from two key factors: a strong emphasis on service that starts at the top of the firm and permeates throughout, and an extremely collegial culture that emphasizes collaboration in support of client needs.

    Perkins Coie is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,  disability 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 and termination.

    To learn more about Perkins Coie please visit us at www.perkinscoie.com.


  • 09/19/2021 7:48 PM | Anonymous

    APPLY HERE

    Job Description:

    Perkins Coie, LLP is a leading international law firm and one of Fortune’s Best Places to Work.  Our firm’s culture is based on collaboration, dedication to serving our clients, and mutual respect.  We are seeking a Product Liability Associate Attorney in our Seattle headquarters.  If you are interested in joining the team, please apply at the link below.

     

    Perkins Coie is seeking an associate with up to three years of legal experience to join its Product Liability practice group. The group is best known for its expertise in aviation products, which historically has carried with it representation of national and international manufacturers in bet-the-company matters. The group, which consists of more than 70 attorneys across Perkins’ offices, is also nationally ranked for its experience in counseling and representing manufacturers in mass torts disputes. Candidates should be excited to work with new technologies and complex manufactured systems, but no prior aviation or engineering experience is required. Excellent academic credentials are required and experience in a federal clerkship is preferred. To apply, please attach your cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript.


  • 09/19/2021 7:47 PM | Anonymous

    Mid-level Corporate Associate

     

    About Stoel Rives and the Corporate Team

    Our Corporate team consists of over 75 lawyers who focus on all areas of corporate law representing both public and private entities at all stages of formation and growth. Our clients are engaged in energy production and distribution, agribusiness, healthcare, computer technology, life sciences solutions, aerospace technology, timber and forest products, mining, retail and manufacturing. We develop a deep understanding of the strategic objectives of these businesses to enhance our ability to plan and execute transactions for our clients. The variety of industries reflects the diversity of public and private companies launching, growing and operating across our footprint. 

    If you are interested in working with a group of collaborative, hard-working, and dedicated lawyers and staff, this is the place for you.

    Like all of the firm’s practice groups, the Corporate team at Stoel Rives greatly values diversity. Over forty-five percent of Corporate attorneys identify as women, racial and ethnic minorities, and/or LGBTQ+ lawyers. We recognize that we need to continue to improve our diversity through listening, learning and being open to change. 

    Role Overview

    The Seattle office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience to join its Corporate Practice Group. The ideal candidate will have law firm experience in general corporate work, M&A, securities, debt and equity financing, fund formation and securities, and other business transactions. Many of our colleagues did not start their career as the “traditional corporate associate” and their diverse perspectives are valued. You are encouraged to apply even if you don’t think you have deep experience in all of the activities typically associated with this role. 

    Members of our team can expect to benefit from working with clients on mid-market and larger transactionsAttorneys in this role often interface with colleagues across offices and practice groups and spend time on telephone and video calls with our clients. The associate in this role will independently produce client-ready documents and will work with others on complex transactions.  

    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 one human to embody all of these skills, but if you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    · Experience in M&A, debt financing, fund formation and securities

    · Enjoy the challenge of negotiating and documenting complex transactions;

    · Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to understand how a project serves clients goals;

    · A commitment to client service and team success;

    · Ability to communicate business goals into contract language; and

    · JD from an accredited university.

    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 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 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. 

     


  • 09/19/2021 7:45 PM | Anonymous

    Job Summary

    Responsible for the competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all cases assigned by supervisor. Cases can involve all areas of tort practice. Responsible for handling matters of moderate complexity and/or exposure and may assist in the handling of cases assigned to other attorneys.

     

    This will be a remote position handling cases vened in Washington. We are seeking candidates preferably with at least four years of litigation experience.

    Details Here

  • 09/19/2021 6:23 PM | Anonymous

    Health Privacy and Technology Senior Attorney

     

    About Stoel Rives and the Health Care Group

    Recognized as one of the premier health care practices in the Pacific Northwest, we serve as trusted advisors and help develop solutions that enable our health care clients to manage current changes and position themselves for success in the coming years.

    If you are interested in working with a group of collaborative, hard-working, and dedicated lawyers and staff, this is the place for you.

    Role Overview

    Stoel Rives LLP seeks an experienced attorney to join the Health Care Group in its Portland or Seattle office.  Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience working with clients in the health care industry on matters involving HIPAA and other health information privacy and security regulations, as well as federal antikickback and Stark regulations.

    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 one human to embody all of these skills, but if you have many of these skills, and are enthusiastic to learn, we encourage you to apply. 

    ·    Experience assisting clients with digital health or mHealth solutions and proficient advising clients on development and revision of privacy and security policies and procedures;

    ·    Negotiation of business associate agreements, data use agreements, and data transfer agreements; conducting HIPAA risk analysis; data incident response and breach notification (including risk assessments); and licensing of electronic health records. 

    ·    Familiarity with other state and federal security requirements a plus (e.g., 42 CFR Part 2). 

    ·    Privacy or information security certification (e.g., CIPP/US, CISSP, CHISSP) preferred but not required. 

    ·    Familiarity with advising hospitals and health systems, physicians and physician organizations, behavioral health providers, pharmacies, managed care companies, federally qualified health centers, medical device manufacturers and distributors, and a variety of health care industry vendors. 

    ·    Strong intellectual curiosity and desire to understand how a project serves clients goals;

    ·    A commitment to client service and team success;

    ·    JD from an accredited university; and

    ·    Membership in the Oregon or Washington State Bar strongly preferred.

    What You Will Learn as Part of Our Team

    Shortly after joining the team, you will have the opportunity to be involved in negotiation of business associate, data access/use, licensing, brokerage, and data processing agreements; research regarding state data privacy and disclosure laws and evaluation of uses and disclosures under HIPAA; evaluation and drafting of consent forms, notices of privacy practices, technology licensing; preparation of notices of privacy practices and other consumer, employee, and recruitment privacy notices; data incident/data breach response; risk or gap assessments; and/or government investigation responses.

    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 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 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. Additional information on these programs, can be found here.