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Environmental and Natural Resources Associate – Portland or Seattle

Seattle, Washington 98101
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Environmental and Natural Resources Associate – Portland or Seattle

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Northwest regional law firm serving the needs of businesses in six primary industry groups including Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Natural Resources, Real Estate and Construction, and Transportation, Ports and Maritime, with offices in Portland, Seattle, Anchorage, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, and Mountain View, California.

Schwabe currently has an immediate need in its Portland, Oregon or Seattle, Washington office for a full-time environmental and natural ‎resources associate to work in a thriving, diverse practice. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 2-5 ‎years of related experience with knowledge of environmental and natural resources, laws

  • Knowledge and experience with state (Oregon and/or Washington) and federal laws related to removal/fill, water quality, air quality, hazardous wastes, pesticides, and tribal lands

  • Knowledge and experience with CERCLA, ESA, CWA, and NEPA

  • Knowledge of Oregon and/or Washington state environmental and natural resources laws 

  • Willingness to travel to and work from the firm’s different offices on occasion, most notably: Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington

  • A track record demonstrating exemplary client service, organizational skills, and teamwork

  • Excellent skills in legal research, analysis and writing and in communication

  • Oregon State Bar and Washington State Bar admissions or eligibility to waive-in 

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and benefits. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter and resume to Michelle Baird-Johnson, Director of Talent Acquisition and Integration, by visiting the firm’s website: www.schwabe.com/careers-attorneys. Inquiries are maintained in confidence.  

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-05


 Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a multiservice law firm serving the needs of businesses in the Pacific Northwest, as well as U.S. and international clients. The firm has more than 170 attorneys with offices in Portland, Bend, and Salem, Oregon, Seattle and Vancouver, Washington, and Mountain View, California.   Schwabe attorneys provide a broad range of transaction and litigation services to many of the Pacific Northwest's leading companies, from Fortune 500 industry leaders to emerging and privately held businesses. The firm has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon" by Oregon Business magazine, as one of "Washington's Best Workplaces" by the Puget Sound Business Journal, among the top Portland corporate law firms by Corporate Board Member magazine, and one of "Oregon’s Most Admired Companies" in a survey completed by Oregon CEOs in The Business Journal of Portland.

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Environmental and Natural Resources Associate – Portland or Seattle

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Seattle, Washington 98101

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