Northwest Legal Search

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

Expertise and Excellence

Northwest Legal Search, Inc.® is a service dedicated to the in-house lawyer hiring needs of companies, as well as attorney recruitment for a select number of premier law firms. Our clients are in the Pacific Northwest, Northern California, and the Rocky Mountains.  Our candidates are recruited regionally, nationally and globally. NWLS was established in 1987 as the first company in the Pacific Northwest to specialize exclusively 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 for the long-term 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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Trademark Counsel, 3-5 years, Portland, OR. July 15, 2019 active search.
Our Portland OR corporate employer is seeking a talented trademark counsel to provide IP legal support for the company, including performing legal TM clearance, interacting with business clients, outside providers and partners. Key responsibilities including performing TM and design clearance and research on TM and other IP issues, including attendance at line reviews. Must be already proficient in TMs and copyright and have the ability to provide strong customer service. Well-respected technology lawyer group and fast-paced department. Discuss in more detail with: Bryce Cornwell at (503) 925-6345.

SUMMER TIME got you career planning? We want to know about you for current and future in-house counsel roles! Accepting resumes.
Seeking candidates in the practice areas of technology transactions, licensing, patent, trademark, commercial contracts/transactions, compliance, trade/product quality, marketing/advertising, real estate and corporate/corporate governance. Seeking both in-house counsel counsels and large-law trained associates/senior associates for our Pacific NW in-house clients. Contact Linda Green Pierce or Bryce Cornwell.

LAW FIRM transitions for associates and partners, please contact Bryce Cornwell at 503-925-6345

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