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

More than Twenty Five Years of Excellence

Northwest Legal Search, Inc.® is pleased to be in our 27th year of lawyer recruitment, a service dedicated exclusively to the in-house legal needs of companies and to select, 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 candidates are recruited from all across the country. We were established in 1987 as the first company in the Pacific Northwest to specialize in lawyer recruiting.

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 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, Counsel - with B2B, Commercial Sales - Seattle, WA
Exciting opportunity at the more junior level than this technology corporation typically hires into its legal group. Seeking a well-credentialed and large-firm trained attorney with business to business sales, commercial sales contracts experience. Preferred on seller side. Preferred candidate is currently in an in-house role with this expertise and large-firm trained. Will consider law firm associate candidate. Will consider an attorney employee out of any industry with this expertise; candidate does not have to be in a tech company. Also consult with group who go onsite with customers, provide consulting and training at customer facilities. Marketing-focused attorneys: Where are you? This is our strongest Seattle salary and benefits client and they provide plenty of training.

4+ years Corporate Counsel - Seattle, WA area - Privacy, data security.
"GC says: You will be the subject matter expert for the products team." We're recruiting for a talented technology attorney to support a dynamic and rapidly growing business within our technology client. This company is at the forefront of the "cloud" computing and service industry, providing IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, querying of structured data, message queuing, and software-as-service products. Counsel will primarily support the web product groups on new product development (identifying legal risks and proposing mitigation strategies and negotiating strategic and technology licensing agreements), compliance initiatives, and operations. The role includes participating in other legal projects as directed, including managing legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

We know with this company that successful candidates will be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. This company pays top Seattle market compensation and the package does include equity compensation.

Qualifications - JD and admitted to at least 1 state bar; WA bar not required. - 4+ years of experience. - Familiarity with IP licensing and other technology transactions. Preferred Qualifications: - In house experience at technology company, - Familiarity with open source licensing, - Familiarity with web services/cloud computing, - Privacy & Data Security expertise, - ICAAN expertise,

It's a bit of a gauntlet to get into this great company and we are set up to coach you through -- let us pave the way.

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