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Seattle Insurance Litigation Associate – Mid to Senior Level

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Seattle office of Bullivant Houser is seeking to hire a full-time associate attorney with four or more years of relevant experience to join our nationally-recognized litigation and insurance coverage team.

Our team of skilled coverage lawyers works collaboratively to counsel and defend clients in claim-related and regulatory  matters. This position will have the opportunity to handle significant responsibility in all phases of litigation including legal research, motion practice, discovery, and case management, as well as appearing and presenting arguments at hearings, depositions, arbitrations, and trials. The work may also involve non-litigated insurance coverage work, including research, writing opinion letters, and advising insurers on their obligations with respect to claims handling and coverage issues.

Bullivant cares about our people and we are dedicated to the long-term professional development of our attorneys. Working with us means that you will enjoy a respectful environment that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly believe our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion strengthens our ability to serve our clients, enhances our culture, and supports the communities in which we live and work.

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flex spending accounts, basic life and AD&D insurance, long-term disability, 401k Profit Sharing Plan, EAP, transportation & cell phone stipends, a reasonable annual billable hour goal and a generous hours-based bonus package. Base salary range is $130,000-$155,000, depending on qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

We are looking for forward-thinking professionals who are committed to helping us meet our clients’ challenging legal issues. Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A strong academic record, along with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent legal research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop creative legal strategies
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the proven ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Values diversity and teamwork
  • An optimistic outlook that thrives in a dynamic work setting
  • Eager to assume responsibility
  • Must be admitted to practice in Washington, Oregon experience a plus

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and 5-7 page writing sample to Tammy Armentrout at moc.tnavillub@tuortnemra.ymmat.

Bullivant Houser is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Careers Contact
Tammy Armentrout

Attorney Recruiting and
Professional Development Manager

503.499.4547
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