Midlevel Business & Corporate Associate—Portland, Oregon
Miller Nash is seeking a midlevel business associate with two to four years of experience to join our Technology & Emerging Business Department and our Business & Corporate practice team in our Portland office.
Miller Nash’s business attorneys bring a wealth of experience when advising the Pacific Northwest’s leading businesses. Our clients range from small businesses with strong local reputations to large companies with substantial national and international operations headquartered or doing business in our region. We use a team approach to meet our clients’ needs and our attorney teams bring deep legal knowledge, practical and innovative problem-solving, and a profound understanding of our clients’ industries to each project we take on.
Our ideal candidate will have experience with mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, and general corporate representation of businesses. Experience with structuring, negotiating, and drafting a wide range of transactional documents and contracts desired. Strong academic credentials and analytical ability required.
We are looking for a team member who is hard working and responsive, exercises good judgment under pressure, has excellent research and writing skills, is self-directed while maintaining the ability to work in a team environment, and will be ready to hit the ground running on pending matters and immediate client needs. Membership in the Oregon State Bar Association or qualification for reciprocity is required. California State Bar license is a plus.
To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript (unofficial is acceptable) by email to MNRecruiting@millernash.com.
Who We Are
Miller Nash is an established firm with both strong traditions and modern sensibilities. Although our roots in the Pacific Northwest go back more than a century, we pride ourselves on being creative thinkers who are committed to serving our clients, our community, and each other in smart and innovative ways. Our attorneys and staff enjoy collaborating with one another, and it shows. Candidates and new members of our team often tell us that they are most impressed by the genuine collegiality and caring at our firm.
The clients we serve are a diverse group of businesses, non-profits, public entities, and individuals. We have organized our firm around the industries of our clients and invest our time to understand our clients businesses so we can better meet their needs. Our firm vision centers around delivering great client service, driven by our passion for devoting ourselves to our clients’ legal needs as if they were our own.
Community involvement is a way of life at Miller Nash, as is our deep commitment to diversity and inclusion. This involvement extends beyond our own offices to the clients we serve and to the communities where we live and work. As part of our commitment, we have developed a women and minority business enterprise program that affords all attorneys the ability to attract and represent, at a reduced fee, small and emerging women and minority business enterprises.
Miller Nash is also proud to participate in Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule Certification program, which measures whether law firms have affirmatively considered at least 30 percent women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ+, and attorneys with disabilities for, among other things, senior lateral positions. In 2020, we successfully completed Diversity Lab’s Mansfield 3.0 program and achieved Mansfield Certification Plus status. We are one of 117 leading law firms, and 50 corporate legal departments participating in the 2021 Mansfield 4.0 initiative, which runs from July 2020 to July 2021.