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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 and corporate 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 Portland office seeks an employment attorney with experience in advising employers, drafting employment contracts and defending clients in litigation. Relying on our broad and diverse experience, our attorneys tailor advice and representation to our clients in multiple industries, including technology, retail, manufacturing, education, financial services, hospitality, environmental, transportation, and 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 are team oriented, collaborative and enjoy public speaking.
The position will be responsible for counseling HR professionals and business executives on compliance with federal, state and local employment laws, and providing strategic thinking in avoiding and resolving employment disputes. Successful candidate will also 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. The position will also be responsible for independently handling transactional matters, including drafting employment agreements and policies.
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, genetic information, 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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