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Litigation Associate - Anchorage

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


Schwabe currently has an opening in its Anchorage, AK office for a full-time litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have:


  • Juris Doctorate (JD) Degree from an ABA-accredited law school

  • 3+ 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

  • Alaska State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity highly preferred


Candidates should submit PDFs of their cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and a writing sample directed to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Schwabe’s Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration. Inquiries are maintained in confidence.


Schwabe is committed to cultivating and celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion because it makes our firm better. People from historically underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.