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Thank you for your interest in a career with Stoel Rives LLP. To apply for open positions, please click on the link under the respective job opening. Please be prepared to attached a cover letter, resume, law school transcript (unofficial is fine), and a writing sample. If you have any difficulties with this process, please email attorneyrecruiting@stoel.com.


Important Note to Legal Search Consultants
While we receive submissions of candidates from third-party legal search firms, our posting of the positions on this web site does not authorize search firms or other third parties to directly solicit candidates on the firm's behalf. In accordance with the NALSC Code of Ethics, candidates shall be referred only with prior authorization from a member of the Stoel Rives Recruiting Department. Search firms that are interested in submitting candidates for the openings below should contact Rebecca Whittall, Attorney Recruiting Manager at rswhittall@stoel.com.

It is Stoel Rives LLP policy that all resumes and other contact regarding partner candidates be directed to Rebecca Whittall, Attorney Recruiting Manager at rswhittall@stoel.com. There are no exceptions to this procedure and a placement fee will not be paid or a priority recognized for any resume sent to the Firm in any other manner. Search firms must have prior approval before submitting resumes. If you have any questions concerning our placement policies or wish to discuss a potential working relationship with the firm, please contact Rebecca Whittall. Click here for information on Lateral Partner positions.

Current Attorney Job Openings

Portland, Oregon Office

EE Patent Prosecution Associate
The Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks a patent prosecution associate with at least 2 years of relevant experience to join its Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group. The Stoel Rives TIP practice is a multidisciplinary group that includes talented professionals with experience in business, litigation, and technical matters. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of experience with a strong technical background in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or optics. Strong academic credentials, client service skills, and writing skills and USPTO registration are required. Membership to the Oregon bar is strongly preferred.
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Labor and Employment Associate
Stoel Rives' labor and employment attorneys provide strategic counseling and litigation services across the full spectrum of labor and employment law. The Portland office is seeking an associate with a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience. The ideal candidate has 1-3 years of experience in labor and employment issues including employment litigation. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials, writing skills, interpersonal skills and be a self-starter with a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Membership in the Oregon bar is required. Principals only. No recruiters please.
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Salt Lake City, Utah Office

EE Patent Prosecution Associate
The Salt Lake City office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks a patent prosecution associate with at least 2 years of relevant experience to join its Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of experience with a strong technical background in electrical engineering. Strong academic credentials, client service skills, and writing skills and USPTO registration are required. Membership to the Utah bar is strongly preferred.
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Patent Prosecution Associate
The Salt Lake City office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks a patent prosecution associate attorney with 2 to 3 years of relevant experience to join its Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group. The Stoel Rives TIP practice is a multidisciplinary group that includes talented professionals with experience in business, litigation, and technical matters. A mechanical engineering or biomedical engineering undergraduate degree is required. Experience in the medical device space is a plus. USPTO registration is also required. Strong academic credentials, client service skills, and writing skills are required. Membership in the Utah State Bar is preferred, but not required.
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Real Estate Associate
The Salt Lake City office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate with 2 to 5 years of real estate transactional experience to join its dynamic Real Estate group. The ideal candidate will have experience handling complex corporate and commercial real estate transactions in a law firm setting. Strong academic credentials, writing skills, interpersonal skills and be a self-starter with a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Membership in the Utah bar is strongly preferred but not mandatory. Principals only. No Recruiters, please.
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Transactional Associate
The Salt Lake City office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate with 2 to 6 years of corporate and real estate transactional experience to join its dynamic Corporate, Real Estate and Finance practice group. The ideal candidate will have law firm experience in real estate, acquisitions, and general corporate/business entity work. Strong academic credentials, writing skills, interpersonal skills, with a commitment to excellence and a desire to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Membership in the Utah State bar is preferred but not mandatory.
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Seattle, Washington Office

Corporate Associate
Stoel Rives is seeking an associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience to join its Corporate Practice Group in the Seattle Office focusing on complex private securities offerings, general commercial finance, project finance, tax equity finance, and general business transactions. Experience with energy project finance matters is a plus. Strong academic credentials, writing skills and interpersonal skills are required.
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Patent Prosecution Associate
The Seattle office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks a patent prosecution associate with at least 2 years of relevant experience to join its Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group. The Stoel Rives TIP practice is a multidisciplinary group that includes talented professionals with experience in business, litigation, and technical matters. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of experience with a strong technical background in electrical engineering. Strong academic credentials, client service skills, and writing skills and USPTO registration are required. Membership to the Washington bar is strongly preferred.
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Patent Prosecution and Litigation Associate
The Seattle office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks a patent prosecution and litigation associate attorney with at least two years of relevant experience to join its Technology and Intellectual Property (TIP) group in the Seattle office. The Stoel Rives TIP practice is a multidisciplinary group that includes talented professionals with experience in business, litigation, and technical matters. The ideal candidate will have a life sciences or chemistry background and 2 to 4 years of experience in life sciences patent prosecution and complex patent litigation. An undergraduate degree in molecular biology, biophysics, biochemistry, chemistry, or another life sciences discipline is required. Strong academic credentials, client service skills, and writing skills are required.
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Tax Associate
Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate to join the tax group in its Seattle office. The ideal candidate will have up to 4 years of Washington state and local tax experience as well as some federal tax experience. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials, writing skills and interpersonal skills. We are looking for a self-starter with a commitment to excellence who has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. A Masters of Law in Taxation is a plus but not required. Membership in the Washington bar is required.
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Stoel Rives is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal nondiscrimination laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring, selection, transfer, demotion, compensation, promotion, benefits, termination, social and recreational activities and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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