Employment

Employment Opportunities

From attorneys to professional administrative staff, our firm's success depends on hiring talented people for every position. We emphasize the importance of developing and retaining high-quality professionals who are driven to make a positive impact. If you are seeking a position that demands excellence and rewards skill, initiative, and hard work, please review our job openings and contact us.

Sussman Shank LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Contract Attorney - Complex Commercial Litigation

Description:

Sussman Shank LLP, a mid-size law firm, is seeking a contract Attorney for its Commercial Litigation practice.  Applicants should have 5+ years of experience in Commercial Litigation. Open to temporary, contract position or potentially full-time, permanent position.   Please send resume and cover letter in confidence.

This is an excellent opportunity for professional development, in a nationally recognized law firm with a collegial environment.



Posted: 5/16/2019
Job Commencement Date: Immediately
Contact
Ragina Stark
rstark@sussmanshank.com

Client Relationship Management (CRM) Specialist

Description:

Sussman Shank LLP is seeking a part-time CRM Specialist to join our team. The CRM specialist is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and maintenance of the firm's CRM system, InterAction. This includes collecting, maintaining, and managing client information in support of firm-wide marketing and client development efforts.

Administrative or marketing experience in a legal or other professional services organization is a plus.  Experience working with a CRM system, preferably LexisNexis InterAction, is preferred but not required.  Candidate should have a strong interest in working with various technologies; experience with Windows-based word processing, and spreadsheets; a self-starter with a client-service mindset who can work independently with minimal supervision and prioritize multiple tasks. 

Competitive Benefits and Compensation


Hours: Flexible Days/Hours

Posted: 5/16/2019
Job Commencement Date: Immediately
Contact
Denise George, Marketing Director
dgeorge@sussmanshank.com

Paralegal - Construction & Complex Litigation

Description:
Sussman Shank LLP, a busy, mid-sized law firm, is seeking a full time paralegal with 3 or more years of experience for its Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Complex discovery experience, including proficient use of computer software applications, is a necessity. Open to temporary, contract position or potential full-time, permanent position.
 
Competitive Benefits and Compensation

Please address letters of application and correspondence to Steven T. Seguin, COO.

Hours: Full Time

Posted: 5/15/2019
Job Commencement Date: Immediately
Contact
Steven T. Seguin
sseguin@sussmanshank.com

Morning Copy Center Clerk Position

Description:
Busy downtown law firm is looking for a professional person with a great attitude who is flexible, reliable, & extremely confident in abilities.  Candidate should be proficient in Outlook, Word & Excel. 

Duties include:
Maintaining busy conference rooms each day, including coffee preparations, lunch setup,  break down and clean up. Preparing coffee for the firm.
Handling complex copy & scan jobs as well as faxing documents.  Must be an excellent multitasker who can anticipate the needs of others and possess strong organizational skills.

Other duties may include routing internal mail, filling copiers with paper, updating supplies, and other duties as requested. 
 
Competitive Benefits and Compensation

Hours: Monday – Thursday 5:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Posted: 5/15/2019
Job Commencement Date: Immediately
Contact
Elizabeth M. Seltzer
eseltzer@sussmanshank.com

Legal Assistant - Litigation

Description:
Sussman Shank LLP, a mid-size law firm in downtown Portland, seeks applicant for a legal assistant position in our Commercial Litigation Practice Group.  Applicants should have a minimum of two years' experience in State and Federal court Commercial Litigation.  Applicants should also be organized, work well in a team setting, and be able to successfully balance assignments and deadlines. 

Competitive Compensation and Benefits

Hours: Full time

Posted: 5/1/2019
Job Commencement Date: Immediately
Contact
Ragina L. Stark
rstark@sussmanshank.com

Business/Transactional Attorney

Description:
We have an immediate opening in our business practice group for a highly-skilled transactional lawyer with seven plus years' experience as lead counsel on significant M&A transactions, creation and negotiation of commercial loan documentation, and outside general counsel advice.  An ideal candidate has an advanced tax degree and shows dedication to business and practice development.  
 
Competitive Compensation and Benefits.

Please address cover letters and resumes to our Chief Operating Officer, Steven T. Seguin. 


Posted: 2/1/2019
Job Commencement Date: Negotiable
Contact
Steven T. Seguin | 503.227.1111
sseguin@sussmanshank.com