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Established law firm in Pierce County seeks attorney with 5+ years’ experience in civil litigation to join our in-house Legal Department. This position will provide support for all legal subject matters handled by our company. This position will have limited general counsel duties. We are looking for someone who currently resides in or near Pierce County. The ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualities:
•Prior litigation experience required
•Attention to details
•Excellent writing and organization skills are a must.
•Great organizational skills
•Ability to easily switch gears between tasks
•High level professionalism
•High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information
•The ability to work well with people at all levels internally and externally of the company
Position Duties (but not limited to):
•Review, draft, and negotiate legal contracts and other commercial documents
•Provide legal advice to client and management on a variety of legal matters. Including collection accounts, contracts, real estate, intellectual property, insurance and employment matters
•Research, draft and revise legal documents including discovery, pleadings, motions and memorandums.
•Manage litigation case files and assist in resolving disputes, and negotiating settlements.
•Represent Company at legal proceedings and court hearings related to litigation files, including case management conferences, motion hearings, mediations, arbitrations and court trials.
•Exercise independent judgment related to company legal matters
•Perform other duties as necessary/assigned
•Reporting directly to senior in-house counsel
•Licensed to practice law in the state of Washington
•Minimum 5 years of experience in a corporate law department or law firm (with significant experience in the areas noted above, including civil litigation)
•Ability to develop strong relationships with internal business clients
•Strong writing, analysis, negotiating, and communication skills
This job requirements list is not a complete description of all responsibilities but the list reflects the general qualifications, duties, and/or responsibilities necessary to perform this position. We reserve the right to revise the job description when necessary.
Annual Salary: $90,000-$100,000
Job Type: Full-time
•Litigation: 5 years
•Attorney: 5 years
•Legal: 5 years
Required license or certification:
•Civil Litigation Law