Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney Job in Portland, OR Near Me - 315348 |

Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Oregon - Portland

Job ID WMN8315348

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Litigation - General (consumer)

2024-02-21 22:51:23

Job Overview: A law firm in Portland, OR, is seeking a Mid-Level Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney to play a crucial role in their litigation team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for various aspects of commercial litigation cases, including case evaluation, discovery, communication with clients and opposing parties, and handling hearings and trials. Experience in real estate, banking, insurance, or general business disputes is a plus. The candidate should have 4-6 years of commercial litigation experience, strong communication skills, and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently.


  • Assist with all aspects of litigation, from initial case evaluations to case budgeting.
  • Handle and assist with communications with clients, opposing parties, and affiliated parties.
  • Develop and implement case strategies and manage case schedules.
  • Manage all aspects of discovery, including preparing and responding to discovery requests.
  • Oversee e-discovery processes and defend or take depositions.
  • Manage motion practice at all stages of legal proceedings.
  • Handle hearings in federal and state court proceedings and arbitrations.
  • Conduct settlement conferences and mediations, including preparing strategy and settlement offers.
  • Prepare for and handle aspects of arbitrations and trials.
  • Utilize real estate litigation experience when applicable.


  • Must be licensed to practice in Oregon or eligible for reciprocity.
  • 4-6 years of general commercial litigation experience.
  • Proven experience in managing cases with minimal oversight.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
  • Capacity to handle multiple cases simultaneously to meet client demands.
  • Excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, including public speaking.
  • Real estate litigation experience is especially helpful.
  • A California license would be ideal.
  • Prior appellate experience would be ideal.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.


  • State Bar admission in Oregon or eligibility for reciprocity.


  • Litigation strategy and case management.
  • Communication with clients and opposing parties.
  • Discovery preparation and response.
  • Deposition defense and taking.
  • Motion practice.
  • Hearing representation.
  • Settlement conference and mediation strategy.
  • Arbitration and trial preparation.
  • Real estate litigation (preferred).
  • Banking, insurance, and general business dispute experience (preferred).
  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Public speaking proficiency.

Job Location: Portland, OR

Benefits Offered: The firm offers a competitive compensation structure and a uniquely collegial environment where you will be part of a cooperative, collaborative, and supportive team.


Get set for a diverse book of business at this full-service larger firm with branches extending from the Pacific Northwest to the shores of Great Britain. A long-established law firm, its undisputed reputation is built on excellence, professionalism and renown among prestigious global corporations and the legal community. We like the people in this firm and must admit that the firm does an excellent job of developing strong relationships with the recruiters who help it find candidates. Associates practicing at this firm almost universally seem to believe that it is a good place to work. While this firm is decidedly a full-service firm, most of the firm's growth recently has come in the corporate sector, where it is seeking to lay its claim to being one of the premier corporate shops in the region. The firm has a solid history and does an excellent job of holding onto its clients.

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