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Careers

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.

Litigation Associate (Full-Time)

Description:

We are currently seeking a full-time associate to join our Litigation practice.

Applicants should have:

  • 1-3+ years of litigation experience;
  • Interest in developing a career in personal injury defense litigation;
  • Experience drafting pleadings, handling discovery;
  • Outstanding written and oral advocacy skills;
  • Oregon state bar, Washington a plus;
  • Willingness to travel as needed for court appearances, deposition appearances, and client meetings;
  • Strong academic credentials;
  • Strong work ethic;
  • Excellent attention to detail.
This position will include legal research and writing, discovery, meetings with clients and opposing counsel, attending depositions, in-court assistance and observation, and working with a dynamic group of attorneys and staff.

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

Sussman Shank LLP
  • Competitive Benefits and Compensation package
  • Ranked as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon
  • Ranked as one of Oregon's 100 Best Green Companies.
  • Recognized as one of Portland's Most Admired Companies. 
  • Equal Opportunity employer committed to DE&I.  
Thank you for your interest in Sussman Shank LLP.


Posted: 10/15/2021
Contact
Steven T. Seguin, Chief Operating Officer
sseguin@sussmanshank.com | 503.227.1111

Litigation Attorney (Full-Time)

Description:

We are seeking an energetic, committed and diligent attorney with 10+ years of experience with commercial litigation matters in both federal and state court.  

Applicants should be skilled in drafting complex pleadings, legal research and analysis, and well experienced in the strategies of evidence and preparation and response of discovery in high-value actions.  Additionally, applicants should have courtroom experience arguing motions and contested matters.  Bench or trial experience is a plus.  

Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities, and strong writing and communication skills.  A successful candidate will have a positive work ethic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  

The health and safety of Sussman Shank LLP employees is our most important priority. As such, we are operating on a remote/hybrid work schedule during the Covid-19 pandemic and will continue to provide the ability to stay on a flexible schedule as appropriate.   

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

Sussman Shank LLP
  • Competitive Benefits and Compensation package.
  • Ranked one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.
  • Ranked as one of the Oregon's 100 Best Green Companies to Work For.
  • Recognized as one of Portland's Most Admired Companies.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion.
Thank you for your interest in Sussman Shank LLP.


Posted: 8/18/2021
Contact
Steve Seguin, Chief Operating Officer
sseguin@sussmanshank.com | 503.227.1111

Trust and Estate Tax Attorney (Full-Time)

Description:

We have an immediate opening in our business practice group, for a motivated tax lawyer who focuses on taxable estate planning, trust and estate administration, closely-held business succession planning, and related transactions.  The position requires strong academic credentials and excellent written and oral communication skills.  An ideal candidate has completed an LLM program in tax (or has comparable tax experience), has experience working directly with high-net-worth clients, and has the capacity for, and shows dedication to, business and practice development.

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

Sussman Shank LLP
  • Competitive Benefits and Compensation.
  • Ranked one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.
  • Ranked as one of the Oregon's 100 Best Green Companies to Work For.
  • Recognized as one of Portland's Most Admired Companies.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion. 
Thank you for your interest in Sussman Shank LLP.


Posted: 7/7/2021
Contact
Steven T. Seguin, Chief Operating Officer
sseguin@sussmanshank.com | 503.227.1111

Employment Attorney Position

Description:

We have an immediate opening in our Litigation Practice Group for an Employment Law attorney with 8+ years of experience.

Candidate must be able to provide advice and guidance to employers of all sizes in multiple industries with respect to the following:

  • Employee discipline and termination
  • The Family Medical Leave Act, Oregon Family Leave Act and Washington Paid Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal and Oregon disability laws (ADA and Oregon equivalent)
  • Oregon and Washington sick leave laws
  • Employee handbooks, policies, and appropriate and effective employee documentation
  • Harassment and discrimination investigations
  • Wage and hour issues
  • Employee classification (exempt/non-exempt, employee/contractor)
  • Severance and Separation agreements 
  • Workers compensation discrimination 
  • Retaliation, whistleblowing and wrongful termination 
  • Issues related to competition and solicitation
  • Trade secret protection and confidentiality 
  • Work for hire and protection of Intellectual Property 
  • Executive compensation 
  • Employment agreements 
Successful candidate should also have experience in all aspects of litigation and administrative charge work, including preparing position statements, evaluating claims, negotiating private settlements, handling mediation, taking depositions, engaging in motion practice, and preparing for and taking cases to arbitration and trial (with assistance from members of our litigation group).

Sussman Shank LLP
  • Competitive Benefits and Compensation.
  • Ranked one of the 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.
  • Ranked as one of the Oregon's 100 Best Green Companies to Work For.
  • Recognized as one of Portland's Most Admired Companies.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion. 


Posted: 3/4/2021
Contact
Steven T. Seguin, Chief Operating Officer
sseguin@sussmanshank.com | 503.227.1111