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Location: Seattle, Washington, 98101, United States
Posted: YYYY-MM-DD
Position Title: Attorney
Company Name: Lane Powell
Sector: Other
Job Type: Full-time

Experienced Employment Attorney

Lane Powell has 140 years of experience serving as a strategic business advisor and legal counsel to premier public and private companies. A preeminent litigation firm, Lane Powell represents clients in the Northwest and nationally in dispute resolution ranging from arbitration to complex litigation and class actions. Synonymous with excellence and innovation, Lane Powell's attorneys bring to their work a spirit of entrepreneurialism that is reflected in a client roster that includes some of the most venerable - and dynamic - companies and individuals in business today.

The Seattle office seeks an experienced, Washington-licensed attorney with substantial experience defending employers in litigation and advising clients in labor and employment law. Relying on our broad and diverse experience, our attorneys tailor advice and representation to our clients in multiple industries, including retail, manufacturing, petroleum, financial services, hospitality, environmental, marine, technology, professional and engineering services. Our attorneys keep current on developing state and local laws and regulations. We seek candidates who have a willingness to take ownership for projects and cases, who possess an optimistic, team-oriented attitude, and who enjoy public speaking.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Advice: Successful candidate will be responsible for counseling HR managers and business executives on compliance, preparing effective policies, and providing strategic thinking in avoiding and resolving employment disputes.
  • Litigation: Successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the litigation and administrative charge work, including preparing position statements, evaluating claims, handling mediation, taking depositions, engaging in motion practice; and preparing for and taking cases to arbitration and trial.


  • Washington State Bar membership
  • Ten or more years' experience handling employment litigation
  • Six years' experience handling employment advice, including wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims
  • Experience handling complaints before the EEOC or state or local agencies
  • Management-side labor and employment counseling experience
  • Public speaking on labor and employment topics
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Ability to handle a variety of matters simultaneously to meet client demands
  • Excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of and experience with traditional labor law
  • In-house experience advising on labor and employment matters
  • Active practice with loyal clients

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to careers@lanepowell.com. Principals only.

Lane Powell PC is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications for employment from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. If you need reasonable accommodations to apply for any position, please let us know. All employment decisions, practices and procedures are carried out without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, political ideology, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other applicable legally protected status. This policy applies to all personnel activities including employment, promotion, transfer, compensation and termination.

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