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.

Position: Accounting Manager

Description:

Sussman Shank LLP, a downtown Portland, commercial law firm, seeks an Accounting Manager. This is an exempt management position reporting directly to the firm's Chief Operating Officer. This person is responsible for all aspects of the firm's accounting, including the day-to-day financial management of the firm. 

Responsibilities include: all financial reporting; working with the firm's outside CPA in year-end closing; working with the Chief Operating Officer on financial management and budgeting; managing the accounting department; payroll functions; administering the firms' 401(k) and other benefits; and preparing monthly financial management reports. 

We are looking for a team-oriented individual with five or more years of accounting experience, including at least two years in a law firm environment. Requirements include: strong analytical skills; high level of PC proficiency including advanced Excel skills; working knowledge of LSS software preferred; excellent verbal and written communications; ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and meet deadlines; excellent supervisory and interpersonal skills; highly organized, and detail-oriented. 

Interested and qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Ragina Stark, Executive Assistant at rstark@sussmanshank.com. Excellent benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience. Sussman Shank is an 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 2017, Oregon Business Magazine named Sussman Shank as one of the "100 Best Green Workplaces in Oregon."



Posted: 6/20/2017
Contact
Ragina Stark
rstark@sussmanshank.com

Position: Commercial Litigation Associate

Description:

Sussman Shank LLP is seeking a full-time associate for its Commercial Litigation practice.  Applicants should have 3 to 5 years of experience with complex litigation, 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 credentials and an Oregon State Bar membership.  Washington State Bar membership a plus. 

Please send resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Steve 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: 5/16/2017
Contact
Steve 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

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: 2/3/2016
Contact
Steven T. Seguin
sseguin@sussmanshank.com