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IP Privacy, Standards and Commercial Contracts Associate – Portland, Seattle, or Mt. View

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in seven key industry sectors:  Technology; Healthcare; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and Construction; Transportation, Ports and Maritime; and Indian Country and Alaska Native Corporations. We have offices in Portland, Seattle, Anchorage, Vancouver, Bend, Salem, and Mountain View, California.  Schwabe has a firm culture based on camaraderie, innovation, and a drive to help our clients achieve success. 

Schwabe is seeking a highly motivated Privacy, Standards and Commercial Contracts Associate to join its Portland, Seattle, or Mt. View office. Requirements of the position include:

  • 3+ years of experience in the following areas:

    • advising clients on their obligations under information privacy laws

    • advising on e-mail marketing and online advertising and matters relating to cloud storage

    • preparing privacy policies for websites and mobile applications

    • negotiating contractual provisions allocating risk between clients and service providers related to personal data, trade secrets, and confidential information

    • advising on representations and warranties related to privacy and security in M&A transactions

    • advising on use of cookies, Google Analytics, and other common technologies in websites

    • assessing and advising on matters related to technology standards

    • drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and intellectual property agreements


  • Excellent academic credentials and professional references, as well as solid legal research, writing, and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work well in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence.

  • Strong client service ethic.

  • Admission or eligibility for reciprocity to the Oregon State Bar, Washington State Bar, or California State Bar.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a fun, respectful, team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter and resume to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration, by visiting the firm’s website:

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.