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 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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4+ Commercial Counsel, downtown Seattle, WA
Our public company client, headquartered in downtown Seattle, has exclusively our Seattle affiliate to recruit a Commercial Attorney. The position reports to the VP/Assistant General Counsel and requires a detail-orientated, self-starting attorney to support the company’s commercial and M&A functions. The ideal candidate will have experience in drafting commercial contracts and providing strategic and practical legal advice to business clients. The successful candidate will have exceptional drafting, interpersonal and organizational skills and a proven record of assuming and directing significant legal responsibilities in a fast-paced, highly collaborative team environment. The position requires a minimum of 4 years of law firm experience and admission to practice in Washington.

NWLS wants to know about you! Actively seeking candidates.
Actively seeking interested candidates in the practice areas of technology, licensing, commercial transactions, and corporate/corporate governance. Desire both in-house counsels and large-law trained associates/senior associates for our Pacific NW in-house clients. Most-often experience level sought by clients ranges from approximately five (5) to twelve (12) years of experience. Other experience ranges are a matter of a bit more timing, or depend upon practice areas. Contact Linda Green Pierce, principal: linda AT nwlegalsearch.com NWLS wants to know about you!

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