Environment, Energy & Resources (Job #A20160507) | Perkins Coie – Bellevue, Washington
The Bellevue office of Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a junior associate for the Environment, Energy & Resources group. The position will focus on reviewing federal agency rules, preparing comments on proposed rules, and counseling clients on compliance with federal, state and local energy and environmental regulatory requirements and federal, state and local approvals and permits.This position includes work related to environmental and energy rate litigation and other regulatory proceedings as well as support for the Real Estate and Land Use practice on land use and eminent domain issues that cut across the land use litigation, permitting, energy and environmental regulation, and water issues our clients face. Excellent academic credentials are required and two to four years of relevant experience is preferred.


Real Estate/Land Use (Job #A20160204) | Perkins Coie – Bellevue, Washington
The Bellevue office of Perkins Coie is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join the Real Estate/Land Use practice. Experience with leasing, real estate and land use due diligence, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, drafting of real estate related documents, construction and development, financing, and investment is preferred. Excellent academic credentials are required.


Financial Transactions (Job #A20160902) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a Senior Attorney with at least three years of experience to join our Financial Transactions practice group. The ideal candidate will have legal experience handling business transactions, project management and process management. Legal experience in lending and real estate transaction preferred, but not required. This is a non-partnership track position. All candidates must have strong academic credentials and be a member of the Washington State Bar.


Intellectual Property – Patent Prosecution (Job #A20151111) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent prosecution associate with one to six years of prosecution experience to join its growing patent prosecution practice. Candidates must have a degree in computer science, strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and must be members of the Washington Bar.


Intellectual Property – Patent Prosecution (Job #A20160603) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is seeking a patent prosecution associate with three to six years of prosecution experience to join its growing patent prosecution practice. Candidates must have a degree in computer science or electrical engineering, strong academic credentials and excellent references. All candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and must be members of the Washington Bar.


Review Attorney – E-Discovery Services & Strategy (Job #A20160309) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie is continuously seeking attorneys for document review and discovery-related work on an hourly contract basis. The length of the assignment will vary based on project needs. Candidates ideally should be trained in document review procedures and have experience in document review platforms (i.e. Relativity). Familiarity with the litigation process and admission to the Washington bar are required. Superb attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and excellent written communication skills are also required. Japanese language or other foreign language skills are preferred. We offer competitive hourly pay and other benefits. Local candidates only, please.


Technology Transactions & Privacy (Job #A20160514a) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a midlevel associate to join its cutting edge Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. Candidates should have three to six years of experience which includes general US and international privacy and data security. Helpful to have experience advising internet platforms, retailers, social media companies, mobile apps providers, social media companies, cloud storage providers and telecommunication companies. Commercial and consumer agreement drafting skills a plus. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials.


Technology Transactions & Privacy (Job #A20160601d) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a midlevel associate to join the expanding Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of experience handling complex technology transactions such as licensing, cloud services and outsourcing, internet and e-commerce transactions, and related intellectual property issues in connection with joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and financing transactions. Candidates with experience working at an AmLaw 100 law firm are preferred and excellent academic credentials are required.


Trademark & Copyright (Job #A20160402) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with three to six years of relevant trademark experience to work with our 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. Attention to detail, the ability to work well in a group, as well as the ability to work independently, are important characteristics. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills and a proven track record in all aspects of a trademark, copyright, domain name, and advertising practice. Experience in a large law firm setting is also preferred.


Technology Transactions & Privacy (Job #A20160601d) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
Perkins Coie LLP is seeking a midlevel associate to join the expanding Technology Transactions & Privacy practice. The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of experience handling complex technology transactions such as licensing, cloud services and outsourcing, internet and e-commerce transactions, and related intellectual property issues in connection with joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and financing transactions. Candidates with experience working at an AmLaw 100 law firm are preferred and excellent academic credentials are required.


Trademark Copyright Media & Brand Protection (Job #A20160801) | Perkins Coie – Seattle, Washington
The Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP seeks an attorney with at least six years of relevant trademark experience to work with our 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.


Health Law | Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

The Seattle office of Davis Wright TremaineLLP is seeking an associate for its Health Care Practice Group with a minimum of four years’ experience in health law, including health care regulatory matters; reimbursement; fraud and abuse; contracting; privacy/security; innovative payment models, such as ACOs and bundled payment; digital health. A strong academic background is required as well as excellent legal writing, contract drafting and oral communication skills. Candidates must have a JD with preference given to candidates with active and good standing membership in the Washington State Bar. To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Kathleen Shaw, Lateral Attorney Recruiting Manager, resume, a copy of your law school transcript, a relevant writing sample, and a list of references. No third-party recruiter submissions accepted at this time.
Corporate Project Finance | Stoel Rives, LLP
Stoel Rives is seeking an attorney with at least 4 years of experience to join its Corporate Practice Group in the Seattle Office focusing on project finance, tax equity finance and M&A, with an emphasis on energy-related transactions. Strong academic credentials, writing skills and interpersonal skills are required.


Employee Benefits Lawyer – Health & Welfare | Stoel Rives, LLP

Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an attorney with 3 or more years of experience advising clients on health and welfare benefit plans, to join an established employee benefits group in Seattle. Knowledge should include ERISA, HIPAA, the Internal Revenue Code, COBRA, and ACA. Candidate must have experience drafting employee welfare benefit plans, service agreements and employee communications, and resolving plan operational issues. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate initiative and outstanding client service, and have the judgment and confidence to work independently with clients and colleagues.


Employee Benefits Lawyer – Retirement | Stoel Rives, LLP

Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an attorney with 3 or more years of experience to join the growing employee benefits group in Seattle. More senior, experienced lawyers should also apply. Knowledge should include all qualified plan requirements under the Code and ERISA that apply to large employer plans. Knowledge of governmental plan requirements is a plus. Candidate must have experience with multiple types of plans including 401(k) plans, cash balance plans and other hybrid plans, understand plan operations, and have experience with IRS and DOL correction programs. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate initiative and outstanding client service, and have the judgment and confidence to work independently with clients and colleagues.


Immigration, Family Law, Personal Injury | Kai Law Group PS

The Kai Law Group PS located in Lakewood, Washington is seeking a contract attorney to assist with their busy case load. Their practice focuses mainly on immigration law with a hint of family/personal injury. If interested, please send your resume to Ji Min Kim at jiminkim@kailawgroup.com. Tel: (253) 584-1369 / (425) 358-3458.


Bryan Cave/NAPABA Law Foundation Community Service Scholarship for Summer Law Interns

Diversity is a core value of Bryan Cave LLP and an engrained part of our culture. Bryan Cave LLP has partnered with the NAPABA Law Foundation to offer the Bryan Cave / NLF Community Service Scholarship, which will provide a $2,500 scholarship award for one law student who is a summer law intern that works on issues on behalf of, or that benefits, the Asian Pacific American community. Summer 2016 application now available.


Fred T. Korematsu Summer Fellowship

In partnership with the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, NLF will be accepting applications for the Fred T. Korematsu Summer Fellowship Program. The program will provide $6,000 for a meaningful summer internship at a public interest organization. The intern will work to further Fred T. Korematsu’s legacy as a civil rights pioneer. Initial funding was provided by Parkin Lee and The Rockefeller Group. Summer 2016 application now available.


McGuireWoods/NLF Internship Program

The McGuireWoods/NLF Internship Program supports students interested in the legal profession and will help students develop a commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community. The Program seeks to achieve these goals by providing undergraduate and law school students with meaningful internship experiences at the Washington, DC offices of NAPABA and NLF. Spring 2017 Undergraduate application now available.


NLF Public Interest Internship Grant

The NLF Public Interest Internship Grant will fund at least one legal intern at a public interest organization(s) that provides either direct legal services or impact litigation on behalf of the Asian Pacific American community. Qualified organizations may apply for more than one internship and grants of up to $6,000 per intern will be provided to the finalist organization(s). Summer 2016 application now available.


NLF Partners and In-House Counsel Community Law Fellowship/NLF Community Law Fellowship

The NAPABA Law Foundation Partners and In-House Counsel Community Law Fellowship was launched in 2004 to address the need for attorneys working on behalf of the Asian Pacific American populations. Recognizing that many obstacles prevent committed attorneys from practicing public interest law, including the shortage of entry-level jobs, the Fellowship provides an opportunity for a new attorney to gain substantive experience at a nonprofit national or community-based organization during the two-year Fellowship period. In 2014, NLF launched a second two-year NLF Communty Law Fellowship, which availability alternates years with the NLF Partners and In-House Counsel Community Law Fellowship recruitment process. The NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship Program seeks to develop the public interest law leaders of the future, whether they continue to work in the nonprofit arena or become pro bono advocates in the private bar. The NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship Program was established by a generous gift from Paul W. Lee of Goodwin Procter LLP to The NAPABA Law Foundation. The NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellowship Program is currently funded through the generous gifts of NAPABA members and Friends of NLF. The Program is administered through the NAPABA Law Foundation, which is a charitable organization that awards scholarships, internships and fellowships, runs the Thomas Tang National Moot Court Competition and presents other educational programs to advance issues important to the Asian Pacific American community. Both Fellows are funded each at $100,000 for the the 2-year Fellowship. 2017-19 NLF Community Law Fellowship application now available.