Description:

The Portland office of Bullivant Houser is seeking an attorney with 4-5 years of relevant experience in handling cases in the areas of complex civil matters including products liability, construction defect, personal and catastrophic injury, wrongful death, commercial litigation, and medical malpractice. This position involves all phases of litigation, and includes drafting pleadings and discovery, managing files, and handling hearings, depositions, arbitrations and trials. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a group of accomplished lawyers and become part of our nationally-recognized litigation team.
Bullivant cares about our people and we are dedicated to the long-term professional development of our attorneys. Working with us means that you will enjoy a respectful environment that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly believe our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion strengthens our ability to serve our clients, enhances our culture and supports our communities in which we live and work.

We offer a hybrid work schedule and you will be able to connect with colleagues quickly and easily whether working in the office or from home with the firm's technology and support. Your onboarding experience will include regular contact with your team and ongoing mentorship.

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
  • At least two years of private law firm practice
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop creative legal strategies
  • Demonstrated trial experience and/or trial preparation experience
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Eager to assume responsibility
  • An optimistic outlook that thrives in a dynamic work setting
  • Values diversity and teamwork
  • Must be admitted to practice in Oregon. Washington experience a plus