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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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, commercial transactions, trade/product quality, marketing/advertising, real estate and corporate/corporate governance. Seeking both in-house counsel and large-law trained associates/senior associates for our Pacific NW in-house clients. Contact Linda Green Pierce linda@nwlegalsearch.com

Senior Labor & Employment Counsel, 8-10+ years - Los Angeles CA area
Our large, multi-state health care provider has exclusively retained Linda Green Pierce and Northwest Legal Search, Inc. for a key role to be housed in the Los Angeles, CA area. Under guidance of the SVP, Chief Labor and Employment Counsel and in coordination with other experienced L&E attorneys, this position serves as L&E counsel to employers throughout their system, including representation and day to day advice in all aspects of L&E matters and related litigation. Represents employers in the system before the EEOC, DOL, and corollary state agencies, NLRB, and other administrative forums.

Represents employers in the system in traditional labor matters, such as organizing issues from the pre-petition stage through post-election procedures, litigation before the NLRB, grievances and arbitrations, and serves as the spokesperson during collective bargaining negotiations for many of the collective bargaining agreements throughout the system. Provides advice and guidance in the development of labor relations strategies, communication and education.

Requires extensive experience (minimum of 8-10+ years) in practicing employment and labor law, with in-depth knowledge of the NLRB and contract negotiations. Experience as in-house counsel in a similar role first preferred, but not required. Currently licensed in CA highly desirable. Admission to the State Bar of CA, OR or WA required in future for continued employment.

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