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Senior Land Use Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Washington - Seattle

Job ID AQIP294871

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 8 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Environmental and Land Use - General

2023-11-02 23:58:53

Seattle office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a senior land use attorney with 8 years of experience. The candidate will have appearances before hearing examiners, planning commissions, city and county councils, administrative hearing boards, and superior and appellate courts. Will be drafting and/or supervising the drafting of briefs. Land use due diligence and permitting, including assessment of options and opportunities to build new projects and redevelop sites, setting strategy to achieve client developer goals, as well as assisting clients throughout the permitting process. Writing due diligence memos and client advice memos. Strategic communication with local government planners, department directors, and elected officials. Drafting new code provisions and shepherding them through the amendment process in cities and counties. Ability to maintain attention to detail and produce accurate work. Ability to work in a high-demand, fast-paced environment and meet short deadlines. Professional interaction with others in-person, in virtual meetings, and through email and phone, using critical thinking and listening skills. Must be able to spend long periods of time in a stationary position working at a computer workstation (sit/stand desk is available). Attend Land Use Group and other meetings and firm events, as required. Participate in business development activities and initiatives. Initiate and respond to phone calls, emails, etc. Other duties as assigned. Supervise the work of more junior attorneys, legal assistants, and possibly paralegals. Must have a current WSBA membership. A solid understanding of legal and land use-specific concepts is required.

The candidate should have Undergraduate and JD degrees from accredited academic institutions. Must have excellent legal writing and oral communication skills. A proven ability to develop business is required. Effective delegation and training skills are needed. Must be able to collaborate as part of a team but also work independently.

If mainstream makes you moan, this sizzling, successful firm in the heart of the Pacific Northwest will intrigue you. Their practice is full-service, with an emphasis on land use, environment and litigation, allowing you to make your mark in a gutsy atmosphere of cutting edge attorneys drawn to the extraordinary. We should note that this firm is consistently ranked a truly outstanding place to work with a great sense of camaraderie among the associates working here. This firm is also notable in that graduation from a first-tier law school is not necessarily needed to get a position with this firm. Additionally, this firm is known for doing first-rate work, and the associates working here do have the opportunity to work on significant cases and deals. In a market where firms are increasingly pushing to be bigger, better and faster, this firm has intentionally maintained its smaller size. Diversity seems to be emphasized by this firm and the associates working here all seem to have a good feeling about the fact that different viewpoints are respected here. For associates looking to be part of a very collegial atmosphere which treats its associates very well, this firm is a good choice. Compensation at this firm is not at high market; however, it appears to be quite enough to most associates. This firm has very low attrition for the most part.

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