Litigation Associate

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC   •  

Vancouver, BC

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


Less than 5 years

Posted 65 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in six primary industry groups including Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Real Estate and Construction, and Transportation, Ports and Maritime, with offices in Portland, Seattle, Anchorage, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, and Mountain View, California.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt currently has an opening in the Portland, Oregon office for a mid-level litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • 3-4 years of litigation experience, including drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and trial preparation
  • Experience in general business litigation or complex commercial litigation
  • Excellent academic credentials and professional references, as well as solid legal research, writing, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work hard in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence
  • Strong client service ethics
  • Oregon State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity highly preferred

Lateral attorneys are an integral part of Schwabe's culture and success. We seek laterals who desire to build long-term client ‎relationships, provide outstanding legal services and work collaboratively with other Schwabe lawyers. ‎

When you join Schwabe as a lateral attorney, we commit to do everything possible to ensure your ‎smooth transition. Working closelywith you, we will develop an individualized integration plan that ‎focuses on your unique strengths and practice development goals. Among other things, we will:

  • Facilitate introductions with lawyers in complementary practice areas
  • Coordinate announcements to your current clients and contacts
  • Connect you with a mentor and an advisor
  • Provide training in firm technology and practices
  • Cross-sell your practice to existing Schwabe clients
  • Provide the client service and support you need to retain and expand your current client relationships
  • Welcome you at firm social events