Employment

Employment Opportunities

From attorneys to professional administrative staff, our firm's success depends on hiring talented people for every position. We emphasize the importance of developing and retaining high-quality professionals who are driven to make a positive impact. If you are seeking a position that demands excellence and rewards skill, initiative, and hard work, please review our job openings and contact us.

Sussman Shank LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

Help Desk Technician

Description:
Seeking an individual with previous Help Desk experience in desk-side user support. Candidate must possess a strong understanding of PC and printer hardware, Microsoft Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications. We are looking for someone with the ability to learn and retain solutions and apply a systematic approach to troubleshooting and problem solving. This individual should be able to easily communicate technical concerns and solutions to many different people with varying degrees of technical knowledge, as well as work with individuals in all departments to assess the individual's needs and develop and deploy methods to resolve their technical issues.

Please submit resumes to our Information Technology Director: 
Gregory C. Rotvik 
grotvik@sussmanshank.com

Responsibilities: 

Problem Solving
  • Respond to queries either in person, via email, or over the phone.
  • Provide answers to users by identifying problems.
    • Ask questions to determine nature of problem.
    • Research answers.
    • Guide firm users and clients through corrective steps.
    • Follow up with customers to ensure issue has been resolved.
  • Install, modify, and repair computer hardware and software to fix issues.  This includes phone peripherals and dictation units.
  • Avoid legal and security challenges by monitoring compliance with firm policies, security guidelines and procedures.
Trend Gathering
  • Analyze calls to spot common trends and underlying problems.
  • Gain feedback from users about computer usage.
  • Log in and keep records of issues.
  • Improve system performance by identifying problems and recommending changes.
  • Create self-help documentation whereby users can manage/mitigate like tasks.
System Maintenance
  • Coordinate and manage loaner laptops for checkout and return.
  • Coordinate and set up conference room phone, computer, and projector.
  • Ready computer for next user (imaging, cleaning, setup).
  • Replace printer ink, and order new cartridges as needed.

Expected Competencies:
  • Proven experience as a help desk technician or other customer support role.
  • Must possess the ability to diagnose and resolve basic technical issues while providing a high level of professionalism and strong personal interaction skills.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of office software platforms and products (Word, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint, Adobe, etc.).
  • Must possess a good understanding of computer systems, mobile devices, and other technology products.
  • Must possess a basic understanding of general networking and local area network (LAN) technologies.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Proficient typing skills are required.
  • Associate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent experience or certifications.
  • Understanding of and experience in a legal firm setting supporting legal vertical applications, such as document management (Worldox), Contact Resource Management (InterAction), and Litigation Support platforms (Summation) a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Competitive Benefits and Compensation
Named one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in Oregon

Hours: Part Time - approximately 20 hours per week, with potential for more. Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Posted: 3/16/2018
Contact
Gregory C. Rotvik
grotvik@sussmanshank.com

Attorney - Commercial Litigation

Description:
Sussman Shank LLP is seeking a full-time associate for its Commercial Litigation practice. Applicants should have 3 to 5 years of business litigation experience, and must have significant experience in drafting state and federal court pleadings and in handling discovery-related matters.Outstanding written and oral advocacy skills required, as well as strong academic or professional credentials and an Oregon State Bar membership.Washington State Bar membership a plus. Please address cover letters and resumes to our Chief Operating Officer, Steven T. Seguin. 

Competitive Benefits and Compensation.  
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  



Posted: 11/3/2017
Job Commencement Date: Immediately
Contact
Steven T. Seguin
sseguin@sussmanshank.com

Position: Securities Attorney

Description:

Sussman Shank LLP is seeking an attorney with transactional securities experience and a portable book of business.  The candidate should have at least eight years of experience in private placements, public offerings, as well as SEC and exchange reporting.  Experience as bond counsel is a plus.  Candidate does not necessarily need to be an Oregon attorney, but should be willing to obtain admission to the Oregon State Bar. 

Please address cover letters and resumes to our Chief Operating Officer, Steven T. Seguin.  

Competitive Benefits and Compensation
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


About Sussman Shank LLP
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  While we are based in the Pacific Northwest, we frequently represent clients in court proceedings and business transactions throughout the country.  In 2016, Oregon Business Magazine named Sussman Shank as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for" and one of the "100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon."



Posted: 8/3/2017
Contact
Steven T. Seguin
sseguin@sussmanshank.com

Position: Banking & Finance Attorney

Description:
Our Banking and Finance Group is seeking an experienced attorney with particular emphasis in state and federal regulation of banks and financial institutions. Experience in counseling clients on obligations and issues under Dodd-Frank, Bank Holding Company Act and other federal, Oregon and Washington statutes and regulations relevant to banks and financial institutions is needed. We are seeking a mid-level or senior level attorney preferably with either clients or contacts or both to supplement the firm's already active practice in transactional, litigation, and remedial matters for financial institutions of all sizes. Our interest in applicants would be enhanced by skill sets in complementary areas or other business skillsets, particularly securities law experience.

If interested, please submit a letter and resume to:

Steven Seguin Chief Operating Officer
sseguin@sussmanshank.com

Competitive Benefits and Compensation
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

About Sussman Shank LLP
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers. Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals. While we are based in the Pacific Northwest, we frequently represent clients in court proceedings and business transactions throughout the country. In 2016, Oregon Business Magazine named Sussman Shank as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for" and one of the "100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon."


Posted: 12/2/2016
Contact
Steven Seguin
sseguin@sussmanshank.com