Labor and Employment Attorney-Portland Or

Alchemy Legal - Portland, OR

Experienced Employment Associate Attorney - Portland, OR

One of our growing law firms in their Portland office, seeks an Associate with substantial experience in labor and employment law to join our Labor, Employment & Benefits Team. They seek candidates who have a willingness to take ownership for projects and cases, who possess an optimistic, team-oriented attitude and who enjoy public speaking.

Job Responsibilities:

Litigation: Successful candidate will be responsible for handling all aspects of litigation, including setting strategy, discovery, depositions, writing and arguing motions, overseeing mediation's and arbitration's, settlements, and taking cases to trial and through any appeal.

Advice: Successful candidate will be responsible for counseling HR managers and business executives on compliance, preparing effective policies, and providing strategic thinking in avoiding and resolving employment disputes.


  • Oregon State Bar membership;
  • 3+ years in handling employment litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims;
  • Experience handling charges before the EEOC or state or local agencies;
  • Management-side labor and employment counseling experience;
  • Public speaking on labor and employment topics;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently;
  • Ability to handle a variety of matters simultaneously to meet client demands; and
  • Excellent research, writing, communication and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications that are a plus but not required:

  • Second-chair litigation/trial experience:
  • Experience in defense of class action litigation, ERISA and employee benefits claims;
  • Knowledge of and experience with traditional labor law; and
  • California State Bar membership.

To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.

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To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.

Kind Regards,

Karrissa Johnston

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Posted On: Thursday, July 11, 2019

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