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Employment Law Attorney


We are a Spokane-based plaintiff's firm that represents workers in disputes with large corporations and government entities. We also advise small to mid-sized local companies on employment law issues. If this type of work interests you, take a look at the following characteristics to see if you are a match for this position:

  • You want to work at a place that supports your unique abilities and what is important to you.
  • You want primary responsibility for client matters to enhance your career growth.
  • You want to develop your reputation by working on high profile cases.
  • You prefer a progressive approach to the practice of law and serving clients.
  • You desire an environment with a family feel instead of a corporate feel.

If those are qualities you are looking for in your work, continue reading to learn more about the primary job responsibilities:

  • Handle cases involving labor relations and individual rights in the workplace, e.g., harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination claims.
  • Litigate on behalf of workers in state and federal courts, the EEOC, and the HRC.
  • Represent Washington Education Association covered employees for matters involving school districts and the Office of Professional Practices.
  • Advise business clients on legal issues stemming from the relationship between employers and employees.
  • Prepare and revise collective bargaining agreements, employment agreements, contracts, company policies, and employee handbooks.
  • Create written content on employment law and present during educational seminars.

When you start, in the first 90 days you will:

  • Get acquainted with our staff who will support your attorney work.
  • Learn how we handle cases with direction and mentoring from our senior attorneys.
  • Establish relationships with existing clients and counsel new clients.
  • Take a leadership role in handling client matters.

We are looking for an attorney with the following qualifications:

  • Someone whose interests align with our firm's core values.
  • Five or more years of litigation experience focused on the representation of employers and/or workers in labor disputes.
  • Substantial knowledge of state and local government employment-related procedures.
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in legal research, writing, and analysis. Previous judicial clerkship experience preferred.
  • An engaging communicator who can negotiate and persuade others.
  • Licensed in Washington and admitted to practice in Washington state and federal courts.

Here is more important information about this job opportunity:

  • This is a full-time position. We typically work during regular office hours, with flexibility.
  • After the initial in-office onboarding period, hybrid office/remote available.
  • Rate of pay depends on how well you match our values and job qualifications.
  • Benefits include health coverage allowance, retirement matching, paid time off, and more.
  • This opportunity is for an attorney who wants to focus on being a great attorney, and is not an ownership/partnership track position.

To apply:

To apply for an open position, please call us at 509-315-8089 or use the contact form on our website and provide your name, telephone number, email address, and the job opportunity you are interested in. We will then email you detailed application instructions tailored to the specific job you would like to apply for.