Description:

The Seattle office of A West Coast Business and Insurance Law Firm is seeking to hire a full-time associate attorney with four or more years of relevant experience to join our nationally-recognized litigation and insurance coverage team.

Our team of skilled coverage lawyers works collaboratively to counsel and defend clients in claim-related and regulatory  matters. This position will have the opportunity to handle significant responsibility in all phases of litigation including legal research, motion practice, discovery, and case management, as well as appearing and presenting arguments at hearings, depositions, arbitrations, and trials. The work may also involve non-litigated insurance coverage work, including research, writing opinion letters, and advising insurers on their obligations with respect to claims handling and coverage issues.

Qualifications:
We are looking for forward-thinking professionals who are committed to helping us meet our clients' challenging legal issues. Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • A strong academic record, along with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent legal research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop creative legal strategies
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Values diversity and teamwork
  • An optimistic outlook that thrives in a dynamic work setting
  • Eager to assume responsibility
  • Must be admitted to practice in Washington, Oregon experience a plus