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; 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 currently has an opening in the Portland, Oregon office for a land use associate attorney to join our Real Estate & Natural Resources Department. The successful candidate will work with land use, real estate, and natural resource lawyers in a team-oriented approach. The ideal candidate will have:
Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree from an ABA-accredited law school
5 to 10 years of experience with land use matters, including:
Drafting land use applications
Appearance at public hearings
Research and review of development feasibility
Excellent academic credentials and professional references, as well as solid legal oral advocacy, legal research, analysis, writing, and communication skills.
Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence.
Strong client service ethics.
Business development experience and strong interest in engaging in real estate and construction or natural resource industry groups.
Oregon State Bar admission or eligibility for immediate reciprocity (required).
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with competitive salaries and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit PDFs of their cover letter, resume, law school transcripts and a writing sample to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration. Inquiries are maintained in confidence.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.