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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5+ M&A Counsel. Seattle, WA In-House
Law and Business Role! NASDAQ company building new headquarters in Seattle, WA seeks a senior attorney to lead M&A transactions. The successful candidate will draft and negotiate a wide range of agreements related to M&A and other commercial, tax and financial matters and provide legal counsel for pre- and post-closing acquisition matters and to the corporate development, tax, treasury and global payments teams and to the business departments on commercial and regulatory issues.

Ideal candidate has a minimum of 5 years law firm experience in complex M&A, enjoys working in a fast-paced company with an extensive brand portfolio, and has excellent writing and interpersonal skills.

Project Manager - 3+ years law experience for nontraditional, business role. Portland OR
Our client company is seeking a motivated, organized attorney with strong business skills and litigation experiences for a role in business. Your clients will be lawyers/law firms across the nation so a JD and/or MBA is of value for understanding the clients' needs. This is not a practicing law position and is not in a legal department as corporate counsel. This is a business position with opportunity to advance in a global employer.

If an exciting, fast-paced non-traditional business role is of interest and you have outstanding law credentials and law training, contact Linda Green Pierce with your resume for more detail. Competitive base compensation, target bonuses and outstanding benefits. Must have 'thought through' leaving active law practice.

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