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Environment, Energy & Resources Associate

Perkins Coie LLP

Portland, Oregon 97209
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Law Firm Associate
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Full Time
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Perkins Coie LLP is seeking an attorney with a minimum 4 years of experience in environmental and natural resources law to be based in Perkins Coie's Portland, Oregon office but working with the Environment, Energy, & Resources and other practice groups nationwide.  Required experience includes environmental/natural resources litigation, permitting, environmental compliance and enforcement.  Experience in CERCLA litigation, citizen suit defense, toxic tort litigation, and permit challenges will be an asset.


Required for consideration are 4 years of relevant legal experience, which could include judicial clerkship experience.  Also required is an excellent law school performance, a strong educational background, significant writing experience demonstrated by law review/journal/clerkship experience, and excellent references.  The successful candidate must demonstrate the potential to independently manage client relationships and matters and the desire to develop client and referral relationships.  The candidate should demonstrate the ability to be a team player, and superior interpersonal and communication skills are preferred.   

To be considered, please apply on our website using the link below.  Please be prepared to submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, references, and a brief writing sample.

Perkins Coie understands your career is about choices, not trade-offs. Named one of the country's "100 Best Places to Work For" by FORTUNE magazine for 13 consecutive years, we provide an exceptional foundation on which to continue or expand your practice. During the past three years, we have hired more than 200 lateral attorneys firmwide at all experience levels. Our attorneys have broad and diverse backgrounds both within and outside the practice of law. By focusing on outstanding client service, superior legal work and generous pro bono and community involvement opportunities, we're dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages you to pursue your definition of success--both inside and outside the office.

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