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Smith Freed Eberhard is seeking an experienced civil litigation associate to join our Portland office in Personal Lines, Construction Defect and/or Commercial litigation practice areas.
Personal lines icludes: automotive liability, premises liability, wrongful death, underinsured motorist (UM), uninsured motorist (UIM), and personal injury protection (PIP).
Commercial litigation includes: defense of large loss claims for personal injury, wrongful death, and property damage, and includes claims for premise liability, products liability, liquor liability, trucking accidents, defamation, plus a variety of other business related torts.
Construction Defect includes: products liability, and defense of developers, general contractors and sub-contractors, against claims for breach of contract, and negligent construction.
Smith Freed Eberhard is a tier one litigation defense firm that specializes in multiple practice areas. Attorneys at the firm are consistently recognized by Martindale Hubbell, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers as being top-ranked trial lawyers. To find out more information about the firm, please visit our website.
Smith Freed Eberhard offers a flexible and fun work environment. Collaboration between partners, associates, paralegals and staff is vital to serving our clients well. Our casual work environment allows you to deal with what needs to be done rather than keeping up appearances. Employees have the ability to participate in making the community a better place with pro bono, community service, and fundraising opportunities and activities. Smith Freed Eberhard provides the tools you need to succeed in your cases and your career.
As an associate for Smith Freed Eberhard, you will have real responsibility from day one. Associates often manage cases from start to finish. They take and defend party, witness, and expert depositions, handle arbitrations, and argue motions. Candidates should be proactive, creative thinkers who are willing to put in the hard work to solve problems for our clients.
The ideal candidate for this position is an attorney with 3+ years of experience who has demonstrated the ability to handle complex assignments in a lead role, work independently, have excellent research, writing, communication and interpersonal skills, handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, and be a member of the Oregon State Bar in good standing and/or recent graduation with Juris Doctor Degree from an ABA accredited university.
Firm Values: One Firm, One Team, One Direction
Smith Freed Eberhard is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, military service obligations or other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Smith Freed Eberhard
Smith Freed Eberhard, P.C. is a regional litigation defense firm with offices located in both Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. The firm is known for creative solutions that achieve favorable results for our clients. Attorneys at the firm are consistently recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Martindale Hubbell, as being top-ranked trial lawyers. The firm handles a variety of cases throughout Oregon and Washington in the firm’s main practice areas: Commercial Liability Defense, Construction and Development, Personal Lines Defense, Bad Faith, Excess and Surplus Lines (Errors and Omissions (E&O), Directors and Officers (D&O).