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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 technical 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 Dorianna Phillips, Director of Lawyer Recruiting.

Legal Search Consultants Submission Process

It is Stoel Rives LLP policy that all resumes and other contact regarding partner candidates be directed to Dorianna Phillips, Director of Lawyer Recruiting. 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 Dorianna Phillips. Click here for information on Lateral Partner positions.

Current Attorney Job Openings

Boise, Idaho Office

Litigation Attorney
Stoel Rives LLP is looking for a litigation partner with a minimum of 10 years of complex litigation experience to join the firmís Boise, Idaho office. Stoel Rives offers a regional platform with 11 offices in 7 states. The ideal candidate will have first chair trial experience and a transferrable client base fitting the Stoel Rives regional or local footprint. Membership to the Idaho bar is preferred, but not required. Principals only.
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Transactional Associate
The Boise, Idaho office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an attorney with two to three years of sophisticated transactional experience. The ideal candidate will have experience handling complex corporate, real estate, and commercial transactions. Candidate must have strong academic credentials, writing and interpersonal skills, and must be a self-starter with a commitment to excellence. Candidate can look forward to being part of Stoel Rivesí dynamic practice and will have the opportunity to thrive in a collaborative environment. Membership in the Idaho Bar is preferred but not mandatory. Principals only.
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Portland, Oregon Office

Tax Associate
Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an entry-level Tax associate for its Portland office. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in federal income tax matters and state and local tax issues. We are seeking a candidate with a strong academic background and an interest in joining a collaborative and dynamic group of practitioners for a career in tax law. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated academic excellence, and strong 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 Master of Laws in Taxation and membership in the Oregon Bar are preferred, but not required.
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Salt Lake City, Utah Office

Corporate Associate
Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate attorney with 3 to 6 years of experience to join its Corporate Practice Group in the Firmís Salt Lake City, Utah office. The ideal candidate will have law firm experience in general corporate work, mergers and acquisitions, securities, debt and equity financings, and other business transactions. Strong academic credentials, writing skills and interpersonal skills are required. Membership in the Utah State bar is preferred but not mandatory.
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Intellectual Property Attorney/Patent Agent
The Salt Lake City office of Stoel Rives LLP seeks a patent prosecution associate, staff attorney, or patent agent 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 a technical background in mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, or similar. An excellent academic record, strong interpersonal skills, and USPTO registration are required. Membership in the Utah bar is preferred, but not mandatory. Principals only. No recruiters, please.
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San Diego, California Office

Energy/Corporate Associate
The Energy Development & Corporate Teams of Stoel Rives LLP seek an associate to be based in the San Diego or San Francisco office. The ideal candidate will have three to six years of experience in project finance, tax equity finance, M&A and project development, particularly with an emphasis on energy and infrastructure projects. Experience with international finance is a plus, as are language skills. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate initiative and potential for leadership, and have the judgment and confidence to work independently with clients and colleagues. California bar membership is preferred. Principals only, no recruiters please.
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San Francisco, California Office

Energy/Corporate Associate
The Energy Development & Corporate Teams of Stoel Rives LLP seek an associate to be based in the San Diego or San Francisco office. The ideal candidate will have three to six years of experience in project finance, tax equity finance, M&A and project development, particularly with an emphasis on energy and infrastructure projects. Experience with international finance is a plus, as are language skills. Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate initiative and potential for leadership, and have the judgment and confidence to work independently with clients and colleagues. California bar membership is preferred. Principals only, no recruiters please.
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Seattle, Washington Office

Corporate Project Finance Attorney
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.
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Employee Benefits Lawyer - Health & Welfare
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.
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Employee Benefits Lawyer - Retirement
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.
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Labor and Employment Associate
Stoel Rivesí Labor and Employment Group continues to grow. Our attorneys provide strategic counseling ads and litigation services across the full spectrum of labor and employment law. The Seattle office is seeking an associate with 1-3 years of relevant work experience to join our full-service platform. Ideal candidates will have general employment litigation experience, as well as experience with traditional labor law and employment counseling and advice. Qualified candidates will have strong academic credentials, writing skills, interpersonal skills and be self-starters with a commitment to excellence. Candidates can look forward to being part of a vibrant and growing practice and the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative team environment. Membership to the Washington bar is strongly preferred. Principals only, no recruiters please.
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Litigation Associate
Stoel Rives LLP is looking for an associate with 3 to 4 years of experience to join the Litigation practice group in Seattle. Strong academic credentials, writing skills and interpersonal skills are required. Membership to the Washington bar is preferred. Judicial clerkship experience is a plus. Principals only, no recruiters please.
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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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To submit a general inquiry, please click on the office location below to submit your application:
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Nondiscrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

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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