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Attorney – Alaska

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is one of the top law firms serving the needs of businesses in the Pacific Northwest. With over 175 attorneys, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is one of the largest Pacific Northwest regional law firms, with offices in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, Mountain View, CA, and Anchorage.

 

Schwabe is seeking experienced attorneys looking to take their careers to the next level by joining its newly established office in Anchorage in support of the firm’s strategic plan. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years of professional experience
  • Established, self-sustaining book of business
  • Excellent legal skills and reputation
  • Demonstrated ability to originate and maintain client relationships
  • Strong client service ethics
  • Alaska State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a 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, via this websiteInquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Experienced Employment and Corporate Attorney – Mt. View

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 with offices in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, Anchorage, and Mountain View, California.  Schwabe’s growth in Mountain View seeks to take advantage of the strong links between Silicon Valley and businesses located in the Pacific Northwest.

 

Schwabe is seeking experienced attorneys looking to take their careers to a new level by joining its newly established office in Mountain View in support of the firm’s strategic plan. Particular desired areas of practice include Labor & Employment and Corporate. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of six years of private law practice experience, including representation in the tech community
  • Established book of business
  • Excellent legal skills and reputation
  • Demonstrated ability to originate and maintain client relationships
  • Strong client service ethics
  • California State Bar admission

 

Schwabe provides a uniquely flexible, team-oriented working environment with competitive compensation 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, via this website. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence. 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


IP Litigation Associate – Portland

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 has an opening in its Portland, Oregon office for a full time Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in the Intellectual Property practice group. The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-10 years of IP litigation experience with a focus on patent litigation
  • Experience in patent litigation-related research and motion drafting, including claim construction and dispositive motion practice
  • Strong writing skills
  • Demonstrated aptitude in managing independent projects within a team environment in a fast-paced litigation practice
  • Experience taking depositions and managing fact and expert discovery
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong client service skills and ethics
  • Demonstrated ownership of projects and willingness to work hard in a team-oriented setting, but with significant independence
  • USPTO admission and a technical background are a plus but are not required; however, the applicant needs to be able to understand and explain complex technologies
  • JD degree from an accredited law school


Schwabe provides a team-oriented working environment with competitive salary and benefits.  
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other status protected by law.

Candidates should direct their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration, via this website. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Life Sciences Attorneys – Seattle

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 is seeking experienced Life Sciences Attorneys to join its Seattle office.  The ideal candidate would have 10 or more years of experience in private practice focused on intellectual property litigation; business transactions; or licensing in the life sciences arena, and would bring some portable business. This is an opportunity to join a group of nationally-recognized intellectual property and health care attorneys who enjoy a collaborative approach to practicing law and who have a mindset oriented toward offering clients superior service. 

 

Candidates should direct their cover letter and resume to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition & Integration, via this website. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Litigation Associate – Portland

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
 
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, and law school transcripts to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration, via this website. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.

Note:  We are not currently accepting submissions from outside legal search consultants for this position.

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Maritime Attorney – Seattle

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 is seeking experienced maritime attorneys looking to join its office in Seattle. The ideal candidate will have at least seven (7) years of experience serving clients in the maritime industry. Particular desired areas of practice include Labor & Employment and Corporate. Deep industry connections and a portable book of business are preferred. The top candidate will be self-motivated, possess a track record demonstrating exemplary client service, and a willingness to work in a team. Washington State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity preferred but not required. 

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a 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, via this website. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Mid-Level Associate – Vancouver

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 its Vancouver, Washington office for a mid-level associate. The ideal candidate will have: 

 

  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree from an ABA-accredited law school
  • 2-4 years of general litigation experience, including drafting and arguing motions, and taking and defending depositions
  • Experience in general business practice would be a plus
  • 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
  • Desire to build a practice in the Southwest Washington area
  • Washington State Bar admission or eligibility for reciprocity highly preferred

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, and law school transcripts to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration, via this website. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.

Note:  We are not currently accepting submissions from outside legal search consultants for this position.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Probate/Trust Administration Attorney – Portland

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 Probate/Trust Administration Attorney.

 

 The ideal candidate will have: 

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in estate planning, probate and trust administration in Oregon
  • Experience handling all aspects of probate and trust administration for simple and complex matters
  • Experience supervising paralegals in the administration of estates and trusts
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work with team members across multiple offices in Oregon and Washington
  • Federal, Oregon and Washington estate tax return preparation experience
  • Oregon State Bar admission

 

Additional desirable experience includes:

  • Estate planning experience for clients with taxable estates
  • Experience advising closely held business owners on business and succession planning matters
  • Trust and estate litigation background
  • Familiarity with federal tax laws applicable to estates, trusts, and charitable gifts and foundations
  • Some portable business or demonstrated client development success
  • Washington State Bar admission or reciprocity eligibility
  • LLM in Taxation

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, and law school transcripts to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration, via this website. Inquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence.

 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Real Estate Attorney – Vancouver

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Pacific Northwest law firm serving the needs of businesses and individuals with offices in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, Anchorage and Mountain View, California.


Schwabe has an opening for a full-time transactional Real Estate attorney to join the Commercial Real Estate & Construction Industry Group in its Vancouver, Washington office. The successful candidate will work with business, tax and construction lawyers in a team-oriented approach.


The ideal candidate must have some portable business to bring, be committed to integration into the Vancouver business community, and possess wide-range knowledge of commercial real estate transactions, including purchase and sale agreements, joint ventures, leasing, acquisitions, mortgage and asset-based financing, dispositions and development of real property and assets, with specific experience in the following areas:

  • Preparing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, reviewing and resolving related title issues, addressing due diligence items, and preparing closing documents and handling closing issues
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial and industrial leases for both landlords and tenants
  • Commercial loan documentation – drafting and reviewing
  • Negotiating, preparing and revising restrictive covenants, subordination agreements, and loan agreements and modifications

JD degree from an accredited law school is required. Washington State Bar admission preferred but not required.


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit the following in PDF format: resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample
.  Please direct materials to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration, via this websiteInquiries are maintained in the strictest of professional confidence. 


Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.