Positions Available

Please see Legal Ease’s current attorney openings below.  If you are interested in any of these opportunities or if you would like to submit your resume to Legal Ease for review and consideration for all current and future openings, please send your inquiry and resume (Word format preferred) to our Placement Director, Lynda Jonas, Esq. at ljonas@legalease.com.

Strict Confidentiality Policy – All attorney candidate resumes are held and handled by Legal Ease in strict confidence.  Legal Ease will never submit a candidate resume to a client absent the candidate’s express prior approval.

Candidate Response Policy – Legal Ease will respond directly to all candidate inquiries in a timely fashion.

In-House Associates Partners Contract

In-House

In addition to the positions publicly listed below, at the request of our clients, Legal Ease is presently working to fill two or more in-house opportunities on a double blind basis.

Sorry, there does not appear to be any current listings for In-House positions.

Associate

In addition to the positions publicly listed below, at the request of our clients, Legal Ease is presently working to fill two or more associate opportunities on a double blind basis.

Mid-Level Litigation Associate – #3553

This downtown Seattle law firm has an immediate need for litigation associates with 3-7 years of experience to join its team of talented professionals. Ideal candidates will have excellent academic credentials and experience with complex commercial litigation and/or intellectual property, including case management and ESI management.

Job Reference No. 3553

Outstanding Associate Attorney Opening – #3552

Legal Ease, L.L.C. – Washington’s Attorney Placement Specialists since 1996 – has been exclusively retained (candidates will not be considered other than via Legal Ease) to fill an outstanding lateral associate opening with a highly regarded Seattle based law firm.  This position offers strong compensation and genuine work/life balance.  The hiring law firm is a well-established and very successful boutique founded by partners from a top Seattle law firm.  The firm is aptly described as both sophisticated and extremely collegial.  The firm seeks a lateral complex litigation associate (niche practice, but your experience need not be in their niche) at the 1st — 3rd year level. The successful candidate MUST have stellar academic credentials as well as superior writing and legal analysis skills.  Attorney candidates exiting clerkships are welcome to apply.  Other candidates MUST come directly from AmLaw 100 or similarly sophisticated firms.

All inquiries will be handled in strict confidence and must include current resume or link to current law firm bio.  Inquiries should be directed to Lynda Jonas, Esq., Placement Director, Legal Ease, L.L.C. at ljonas@legalease.com.

Job Reference No. 3552

Trademark Associate – #3550

Seattle firm is seeking an attorney with two to five years of relevant trademark experience to work with the Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice. The ideal candidate will have well-developed skills in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, IP transactions, advertising, marketing and promotions matters, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred.

Job Reference No. 3550

Product Liability Litigation Associate – #3549

The Seattle office of this prestigious firm is seeking a junior associate to join its Product Liability practice group. Candidates must have at least one year of experience through either a federal clerkship and/or working on complex litigation matters at an AmLaw 100 law firm.

Job Reference No. 3549

Finance Transactions Associate – #3548

Impressive Seattle firm is seeking an entry-level or junior associate to join its Financial Transactions practice group. Experience in banking, commercial and real estate finance and accounting is strongly preferred. All candidates must have strong academic credentials and be a member of the Washington State Bar.

Job Reference No. 3548

IP Litigation Associate – #3547

Seattle firm is seeking a junior associate to join the IP Litigation practice in its dynamic Seattle office. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of IP Litigation experience and must be admitted to practice in Washington. A strong technical background is required, preferably in computer science or engineering (with electrical engineering a plus). Prior trademark work experience is preferable, as well as admission to practice before the U.S.P.T.O.

Job Reference No. 3547

Corporate/Securities Associate – #3546

Seeking a mid-level corporate associate with three to four years of securities experience for the Silicon Valley or Seattle office. Experience with ’33 Act and ’34 Act on public company side is preferred. Also, experience with, or affinity for, technology and/or life sciences companies is preferred. Superior academic credentials and excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are required. Possibility to move to San Francisco office down the road.

Job Reference No. 3546

Patent Prosecution/Biotechnology – #3545

Seeking a highly motivated and qualified lateral patent attorney or patent agent with a Ph.D. in the biological sciences (molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry, or protein or nucleic acid chemistry preferred) to join its busy life science patent prosecution and counseling practice. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, broad scientific knowledge in biotechnology, and at least 1-3 years of experience prosecuting patent applications for biotechnology-related matters.

Job Reference No. 3545

White Collar Litigation Associate – #3544

Seattle firm is seeking a mid-level litigation associate to join its White Collar & Investigations practice. The associate will primarily be engaged in representing clients in government investigations, prosecutions, and enforcement actions, litigating civil fraud matters, such as False Claims Act and securities proceedings, and conducting internal investigations. Candidates must have 3+ years of experience at a national law firm working on complex litigation matters, preferably including white collar work, working for a government regulator, prosecutor’s office or public defender;, and/or service as a judicial clerk (federal clerks preferred). All applicants must have a JD from a top law school, strong law school grades and excellent writing skills.

Job Reference No. 3544

IP/Technology Transactions Associate – #3540

This highly regarded firm seeks to hire a Technology & IP Transactions associate to join their dynamic Seattle practice. The successful candidate should have 3-5 years of transactional experience with an understanding of intellectual property law as well as experience with product development and software licensing and other commercial contracts involving the acquisition and exploitation of technology and IP. Candidates should have direct experience preparing and negotiating commercial agreements, including licensing agreements, and working directly in technology transactions. Additional experience relating to mobile technology, telecommunications, trademark prosecution, patent licensing, and other types of licensing is a plus.

Job Reference No. 3540

Trademark/Copyright Associate – #3537

This firm seeks an attorney with 6+ years of relevant trademark experience to work with their Trademark, Copyright, Media & Brand Protection practice. The ideal candidate will have experience in U.S. and international trademark clearance, counseling, prosecution and enforcement. Experience with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, IP transactions, advertising, marketing and promotions matters, as well as handling copyright-related issues and registration is strongly preferred. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred. This is a non-partnership track position.

Job Reference No. 3537

Patent Prosecution/Life Sciences – #3536

Seeking Patent Prosecution Associates with 1-3 years of patent prosecution experience to work in the firm’s Life Sciences patent group in the Seattle office. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, superior academic credentials with backgrounds in one of the following fields: immunology, molecular biology, bioengineering, organic chemistry, or pharmacology. Candidates are expected to draft and prosecute patent applications, prepare patent opinion letters, provide IP counseling to clients, and conduct patent due diligence studies in connection with business transactions. Advanced degree preferred.

Job Reference No. 3536

Environmental Associate – #3534

Seeking an associate with 1-5 years of experience to join the Environmental and Natural Resources practice group. Ideal candidates will have outstanding academic credentials, exceptional writing and research skills, and a commitment to delivering excellent quality work in a team-oriented workplace. Successful candidates will demonstrate interest in or experience with litigation and administrative law. Candidates should also have an interest in or experience with environmental issues, and particularly federal and state regulatory compliance programs related to water quality, air quality, waste management, and contaminated site matters. A scientific, engineering, consulting, or industry background is a plus.

Job Reference No. 3534

Partners

In addition to the positions publicly listed below, at the request of our clients, Legal Ease is presently working to fill two or more partner opportunities on a double blind basis.

Sorry, there does not appear to be any current listings for Partners.

Contract

Legal Ease’s contract attorney positions available change frequently and are filled rapidly. We continually recruit top contract attorney talent in all practice areas so we are able to satisfy our client’s needs immediately.

Hourly contract attorney rates are set by each individual contract attorney.

Currently, we have a particular need for contract attorney talent with expertise in contracts, complex commercial litigation, and intellectual property/patent litigation.

Sorry, there does not appear to be any current listings for Contract positions.

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