Northwest Legal Search, Inc.
The Northwest's
Leading Attorney Search
Consulting Firm.

Expertise and Excellence

Northwest Legal Search, Inc.® is pleased to be in our 28th year of lawyer search, a service dedicated exclusively to the in-house legal needs of companies and to a select number of premier law firms. Our clients are in the Pacific Northwest (Seattle and Portland), Northern California (San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Sacramento) and the Rocky Mountains (Denver and surrounding.) Our lawyer candidates are recruited regionally, nationally and globally. We were established in 1987 as the first company in the Pacific Northwest to specialize in lawyer search.

Thank you very much for your assistance in our recent recruitment of two senior attorneys. The expertise you contributed to our recruiting process was very valuable. I particularly appreciated your ability to quickly understand our business and legal needs, help define the optimal candidate characteristics, and then present to us numerous candidates with excellent experience/expertise profiles. The process was handled professionally and effectively and we are very pleased with the results.

-- VP General Counsel Client

Since that beginning we have continued to focus upon the critical issues of selection and retention of the best lawyers for the leadership, prosperity and growth of our clients. Our commitment is making a match which works on both sides of the employment need -- both for the legal employer and the candidate seeking a career opportunity.

We recruit lawyers for corporate legal departments and a small number of select, premier law firms in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California and Rocky Mountains. Our superior lawyer candidates come to us from all across the country.

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4+ years, Corporate Counsel - Trade and Product Compliance -- Seattle, WA or Washington, DC metro area
A challenging, fast-paced technology client is seeking to add an experienced Trade and Product Compliance Counsel. The role can "sit" in Seattle, WA or in the Washington, DC metro area and is responsible for counseling one of the largest of the company's business functions on a broad range of trade and product related regulatory compliance matters. You will work directly with various company functions -- including supply chain, procurement, engineering and product functions -- to support the global procurement, transportation and distribution of the company's technology products and services.

Requires 4+ years of experience providing legal counsel and support for import/export and product-related regulatory matters, of which 2-3 years should be from larger/large law firm training. Prefer experience with technology-related trade and product regulatory compliance.

Seattle, WA and Portland, OR
Currently seeking technology transactional and "soft" IP skills attorneys with 3 to 9+ years of experience from large law firms or currently in-house roles for our clients in the Pacific NW.

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