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  • 04/28/2019 3:12 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    1) Corporate Counsel: Amazon

    Job ID: 770357 

    DESCRIPTION

    Amazon’s Kindle, Web Services and Consumer/B2B retail businesses are seeking talented attorneys for Corporate Counsel positions. These attorneys will partner with the legal team and their business operations clients to achieve operational excellence, ensure compliance with state and federal regulators, consider legal issues of first impression and move strategic deals through to completion.

    Amazon is a leader in global e-commerce. Our innovative technologies change the way people find, discover and buy products and services. Lawyers at Amazon are trusted members of the business. Our work is intellectually challenging and exciting. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business. Some travel, domestic and international, will be required.


    To apply, please follow the link below:

    https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/770357/corporate-counsel


    2) Corporate Counsel, Alexa: Amazon

    Job ID: 630426 

    DESCRIPTION

    We are looking for talented attorneys to support our rapidly growing and evolving Alexa voice service, the brain behind our Amazon Echo device. You will serve as the primary lawyer responsible for counseling the Alexa business on a broad range of commercial, licensing, technology, and regulatory matters and structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial transactions. You will work directly with the business, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, providing day-to-day input on business and strategy, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. You will develop strategies for handling legal issues in creative, business-centric ways and you will build processes that address risk and allow the business flexibility and freedom to move quickly.

    Principal duties include structuring, drafting and negotiating complicated technology, distribution, licensing, marketing and other commercial agreements and providing ongoing legal counseling in a wide range of legal areas, including intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance. Some travel, domestic and international, will be required.

    To apply, please follow the link below:

    https://www.amazon.jobs/en/jobs/630426/corporate-counsel-alexa

    Kind regards,


    Joseph Domeq  |  Recruiting Coordinator  |  Amazon Legal
    E: domej@amazon.com  P: 206.435.8286

    Want to know what it’s like to work for Amazon Legal? Click Here!



  • 04/28/2019 3:10 PM | WWL Admin (Administrator)

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an IP litigation associate with up to three years of experience to join the IP Litigation group in its Seattle office. This associate will have the opportunity to work on complex patent, trademark, and other IP litigation matters in federal courts around the United States. This associate will have the opportunity to work in all phases of litigation, from pleading through trial and appeal, for individual and entity clients in a variety of industries. The position will involve responsibility over pending cases, in-court experience and active trial and motion work. Specifically, this position will handle the following types of tasks:
    - discovery
    - oral advocacy
    - brief writing
    - depositions
    - research
    - trial preparation 

     

    Dorsey offers opportunities for advancement within a collaborative and dynamic environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. We support and encourage the professional development and advancement of our lawyers through numerous CLE programs offered by Dorsey U, our internal professional development service. 

     

    The following qualifications are required:

    - A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school or the ability to be admitted to the Washington State bar

    - Up to three years of IP litigation attorney experience in a law firm setting
    - Strong communication and writing skills
    - Top academic credentials

     

    Washington State bar admission preferred.

     

    Dorsey values the strength that comes from a diverse and inclusive work environment. It contributes to the success of our people and our clients and enriches our experience. We believe that everyone should feel at home and part of our community. One of our greatest strengths is a friendly, cooperative culture that values and appreciates each individual. Dorsey has received external recognition for our welcoming workplace, including:

    - Mansfield Rule Plus Certification (Diversity Lab)

    - Best Law Firms for Women (National Association of Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers)

    - 100% rating on the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)

    - Gold Standard Certification (Women in Law Empowerment Forum)

    - Top 100 Adoption-Friendly Workplace (Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption)

     

    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 with regard to public assistance, military or veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.

     

    About Dorsey

    Clients have relied on the international law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP since 1912 as a trusted legal advisor and valued business partner. With locations across the United States as well as Canada, Europe and Asia, Dorsey provides an integrated, dedicated approach to its clients' legal and business needs. Dorsey’s diverse client base includes more than one-third of Fortune 100 companies.

     

    Our lawyers apply superb legal knowledge and skills with practical wisdom and a deep understanding of business and industry. We serve clients in nearly all industries, but focus on six key industries in which we have excellent depth and a history of achieving client success: Banking and Financial Institutions; Development and Infrastructure; Energy & Natural Resources; Food, Beverage & Agribusiness; Healthcare; and Technology.

     

    Dorsey’s distinguished alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, noted law professor and scholar William Prosser and former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale. Recognized for our dedication to community, Dorsey has met the ABA Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge every year since the Challenge began in 1993 by devoting more than 3% of billable hours to pro bono work.

     

    How to Apply

    Dorsey & Whitney LLP accepts online applications at http://www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs. We do not accept application materials by mail or email except as a reasonable accommodation for qualified disabled applicants. Individuals who are unable to use our online process due to a disability should call 612-492-5186.


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

    Title:  Assistant Chief Review Judge

    Supervisor: Don Westfall (DWestfall@esd.wa.gov)

    Location: Lacey, WA

    Closing Date: 4/30/19


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


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


    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2348166/assistant-chief-review-judge-wms3-2019-01658-lacey



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

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

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

    This role will report to the Enforcement Manager. 

    Job Responsibilities

    Here is more about what you will be doing: 

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Questions? Please contact Nicolette Hornbeck at Nicolette.Hornbeck@seattle.gov

    To learn more about the Office of Labor Standards, please visit: https://www.seattle.gov/laborstandards


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

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

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

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

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

     Further questions:  Hiroko Peraza.


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

    Real Estate Partner

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

     

     

    Natural Resources/Land Use Associate

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

     

    https://www.vnf.com/Careers


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

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

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

    All candidates should submit a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to jlandreth@selmanlaw.com.

     


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

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

     

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

     

     

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

    The AGO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, disability, honorably discharged veteran or military status, retaliation or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. Persons requiring reasonable accommodation in the application process or requiring information in an alternative format may contact Tracy Robinson at 360-586-7693. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington Relay Service at 1-800-676-3777 or 
    www.washingtonrelay.com

     


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

    Job Posting:

    Law Clerk position for Snohomish County Superior Court

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

    Job Posting - Contact Information:

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

    Pam Seiber

    3000 Rockefeller Ave, MS 502

    Everett, WA 98201

    Email to: Pam Seiber at Pam.Seiber@snoco.org or fax it to (425) 388-3498


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

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

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

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

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

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

    http://harrisbricken.com/

    http://www.cannalawblog.com/

    http://www.chinalawblog.com/