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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2+ years Corporate Associate, Portland, OR
Our client law firm has just completed a successful corporate associate hire through NWLS and is seeking an additional associate with a minimum of two years legal experience to join its business practice. Busy! The business group focuses on securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, emerging companies and venture capital, private equity, financial transactions and restructuring, and general corporate counseling of companies at all stages of development. Required are two years of relevant legal experience, excellent law school performance, a strong educational background, and excellent references. Significant writing experience demonstrated by law review/journal/clerkship experience and superior interpersonal and communication skills are preferred. The ideal candidate should demonstrate the potential to develop client and referral relationships.

4+ years-Assistant General Counsel, Greater Seattle, WA Area
The Assistant GC reports to the SVP of Government and Public Affairs. This position provides Federal and State regulatory legal advice and guidance to our health care provider's business units, including Sales, Underwriting and Actuarial Departments.

4+ years experience in a major law firm or corporate setting providing legal services related to Affordable Care Act regulations. Requires strong knowledge of compliance obligations affecting business and ability to navigate complex regulatory schemes. This position will deal directly with clients and senior level management in-house. WA bar current member or be eligible to take exam. Proven excellent negotiation skills; excellent research and legal analysis skills. Affordable Health Care experience from a Plan perspective ideal qualification.

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