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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.

Legal Assistant - Business Department

Description:

We are hiring for a legal assistant position in our Business Practice Group.  Applicants should have a minimum of two years experience in general corporate and business.  Estate planning, trusts, and tax experience are helpful.  We are seeking an energetic, responsible, and organized legal assistant to work well in a team setting.



Posted: 6/22/2021
Contact
Ragina Stark
rstark@sussmanshank.com

Business Transaction Attorney

Description:

We have an immediate opening in our business practice group for a mid-level business transactional attorney. 

The ideal candidate has 6 to 15 years of solid experience to handle a broad range of business transactions (e.g. mergers and acquisitions, sales and purchases of real estate and business operations), real and personal property based financing, business formations, and general corporate work. Experience in the areas of IP, tax, securities, land use or environmental law experience is a plus.

The position requires strong academic credentials and excellent written and oral communication skills.  An ideal candidate is committed to business development, practice development, and is energetic about client service and developing a book of business. 

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: 6/1/2021
Job Commencement Date: Negotiable
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