28 days old

Experienced Employment Associate

Lane Powell PC
Portland, Oregon 97204
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Portland office seeks an associate with substantial experience in labor and employment law to join our labor and employment team. Relying on our broad and diverse experience, our attorneys tailor advice and representation to our clients in multiple industries, including retail, education, technology, manufacturing, financial services, hospitality, environmental, 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:

  • Litigation: Successful candidate will be responsible for handling all aspects of litigation, including setting strategy, discovery, depositions, writing and arguing motions, overseeing mediations and arbitrations, settlements, and taking cases to trial and through any appeal.
  • 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.



  • Oregon State Bar membership
  • At least three years’ experience handling employment litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims
  • Experience handling charges 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


  • Second-chair litigation/trial experience
  • Experience in defense of class action litigation, ERISA and employee benefits claims
  • Knowledge of and experience with traditional labor law
  • California State Bar membership

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.


Posted: 2019-06-21 Expires: 2019-07-21

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