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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 Dorianna Phillips, Senior Lawyer Recruiting Manager at dorianna.phillips@stoel.com.

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, Senior Lawyer Recruiting Manager at dorianna.phillips@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 Dorianna Phillips. Click here for information on Lateral Partner positions.

Current Attorney Job Openings

Boise, Idaho Office

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, references, law school transcripts, and a writing sample using the online portal. Please direct your cover letter to Dorianna Phillips, Senior Lawyer Recruiting Manager.

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, no recruiters please.
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Portland, Oregon Office

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, references, law school transcripts, and a writing sample using the online portal. Please direct your cover letter to Dorianna Phillips, Senior Lawyer Recruiting Manager.

Construction and Design Associate
The Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate with 5 to 7 years of sophisticated construction litigation and contract drafting and negotiation experience to join its nationally ranked Construction & Design group. 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 a dynamic practice and will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Membership in the Oregon bar is strongly preferred but not mandatory. Principals only, no recruiters please.
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Real Estate Associate
The Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an associate with 2 to 4 years of real estate transactional experience. The ideal candidate will have sophisticated commercial real estate transactional experience including financing, leasing and development matters. 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 a dynamic practice and will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Membership in the Oregon Bar is preferred but not mandatory. Principals only. Recruiters must reach out to Dorianna Phillips at dorianna.phillips@stoel.com to discuss candidate submissions prior to sending candidate materials.
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San Diego, California Office

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, references, law school transcripts, and a writing sample using the online portal. Please direct your cover letter to Dorianna Phillips, Senior Lawyer Recruiting Manager.

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

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, references, law school transcripts, and a writing sample using the online portal. Please direct your cover letter to Dorianna Phillips, Senior Lawyer Recruiting Manager.

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

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF of their cover letter, resume, references, law school transcripts, and a writing sample using the online portal. Please direct your cover letter to Carina Li, Lawyer Recruiting Manager.

Corporate Associate
Stoel Rives is seeking an associate attorney with 4 to 7 years of experience to join its Corporate Practice Group in the Seattle Office focusing on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, and general business transactions. Strong academic credentials, writing skills and interpersonal skills are required.
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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 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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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 a minimum of four 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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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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Real Estate Associate
The Seattle, Washington office of Stoel Rives LLP is seeking an attorney with more than 5 years of sophisticated real estate transactional experience to join its dynamic Real Estate group. The ideal candidate will have experience handling complex corporate and commercial real estate financing transactions in a law firm setting. Strong academic credentials, writing skills, and interpersonal skills are essential. Candidate must be a self-starter with a commitment to excellence and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Membership in the Washington Bar is strongly preferred but not mandatory. Principals only. Recruiters must reach out to Dorianna Phillips at dorianna.phillips@stoel.com to discuss candidate submissions.
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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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