Associate Attorney

Full-Time Opening

Dunn Carney LLP is seeking a highly skilled and versatile associate attorney with 4-5 years of experience specializing in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and general business matters. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in handling complex entity formations, asset/stock purchase and sale transactions, and secured financing. Familiarity with tax concepts and experience in private placement securities offerings will be advantageous.

We are seeking a forward-thinking, self-starter professional who is dedicated to delivering excellent legal services and actively engaged in their own career development. Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, paying attention to detail.
  • Well-developed legal research, analytical, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time-management skills, capable of handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Willingness to take ownership and primary responsibility for assigned matters.
  • Strong belief in the value of diversity and teamwork.
  • Admission to practice law in Oregon is required; admission to practice law in Washington is preferable.

Join our team of accomplished corporate attorneys for this exciting opportunity. At Dunn Carney, we prioritize the growth and development of our attorneys. You will thrive in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly believe that our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion strengthens our ability to serve clients, enhances our culture, and supports the communities we serve.

While we value an in-office work culture, we offer the flexibility of a hybrid work environment. With our advanced technology and support, you can easily connect with colleagues whether you work from the office or from home.

Send cover letter, resume and 3-5 page writing sample to Donna Moser, HR Director, at

Dunn Carney is an established downtown law firm recognized as one of the top 10 law firms in Oregon with a strong regional footprint. We also serve clients across the United States and globally through our membership in Meritas. Dunn Carney is a diverse and vibrant practice of attorneys who are acknowledged as leaders in real estate, commercial litigation, insurance, environmental, agriculture and natural resources, corporate, intellectual property and employment law.  Our attorneys and staff are also known in the community for their work as board members and volunteers for charities and non-profits.

Dunn Carney LLP is an equal opportunity employer and actively encourages applications for employment from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. If you need reasonable accommodations to apply for any position, please let us know. All employment decisions, practices and procedures are carried out without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or any other applicable legally protected status. This policy applies to all personnel activities including employment, promotion, transfer, compensation and termination.