Current Openings

Positions with OLRA member firms are posted below as they become available. If you would like to post a position, please email a complete description along with a link to the online posting to the OLRA Webmaster. Positions will be removed as they are filled or after the posting deadline.

The Portland office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP currently has the following openings:

Employment Associate Attorney – Junior-Level – Portland

Job Description
The Portland office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an attorney with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the areas of employment law for its Portland office. The candidate will have employment litigation experience, with a broad based employment background understanding federal and state employment laws and regulations. This is a great opportunity for a confident, self-motivated person with a desire to build an employment law practice and work in a collegial and jovial environment.

Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, writing skills and references. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, immediately transferable skills, and excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills. Active, in good standing, members of the Oregon State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances. All replies are confidential.

To apply, please submit your cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief (5-10 pages) writing sample to our online portal. We would appreciate you specifying where you heard about this position.

We are accepting third-party recruiter submissions at this time.

Davis Wright Tremaine believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is Davis Wright Tremaine’s policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law.

The Seattle office of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP currently has the following openings:

Senior Lawyer Recruiting Coordinator

Miller Nash Graham & Dunn is looking for an exceptional candidate to join its Lawyer Recruiting team. This position is based in our Seattle office and the ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal, organizational, time management, and communication skills paired with a dedicated client service mentality and change agility. This role will serve as our firm liaison and ambassador in many forums and will work directly with attorneys, staff, law students, law school career services personnel, and vendors. The ability to maintain confidentiality, manage several concurrent priorities, and present a positive and professional image in person and over the phone is critical.

For complete information and to apply, please visit: http://www.millernash.com/senior-lawyer-recruiting-coordinator-seattle

MNG&D is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace.

The Portland office of Perkins Coie currently has the following openings:

Environment, Energy, & Resources Associate – Job #A20180105 – Portland, Oregon

Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an attorney with a minimum 2 years of experience in environmental and natural resources law to be based in Perkins Coie’s Portland, Oregon office but working with the Environment, Energy, & Resources and other practice groups nationwide. Required experience includes environmental/natural resources permitting, environmental compliance and enforcement, and environmental due diligence in business transactions. Experience in CERCLA litigation, citizen suit defense, toxic tort litigation, permit challenges will be an asset.

Required for consideration are 2 years of relevant legal experience, which could include judicial clerkship experience. Also required is an excellent law school performance, a strong educational background, significant writing experience demonstrated by law review/journal/clerkship experience, and excellent references. The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential to independently manage client relationships and matters and the desire to develop client and referral relationships. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to be a team player, and superior interpersonal and communication skills are preferred.

To be considered, please click on the link below and submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.

To apply, please visit our website at https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/offices/portland/careers.html to view the posting.

Commercial Litigation Associate – Business Litigation – Job #A20180202 – Portland, Oregon

The Commercial Litigation group of Perkins Coie’s Portland, Oregon office is seeking a lateral litigation associate with outstanding credentials and a minimum of 1 year experience in general litigation, which could include judicial clerkship experience. Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials, excellent references, and superb written and oral communication skills.

The commercial litigation practice consists of the representation of a wide range of businesses and individuals in federal and state court proceedings and alternative dispute resolution venues. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial environment and work closely with experienced practitioners on a national level.

To be considered, please visit our website at https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/offices/portland/careers.html to view the posting, and submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.

Corporate Associate Attorney – Business – Job #A20180208 – Portland, Oregon

The Portland office of Perkins Coie is seeking a Mid-level associate with a minimum of three years legal experience to join its expanding business practice. Our business group focuses on securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, emerging companies and venture capital, private equity, financial transactions and restructurings, and general corporate counseling of companies at all stages of development. This is an excellent opportunity to join a collegial working environment and to work closely with experienced practitioners on a national level.

To be considered, please visit our website at https://www.perkinscoie.com/en/offices/portland/careers.html to view the posting and submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.