Litigation Associate

Full-Time Opening

Dunn Carney LLP is seeking a versatile litigation associate with 4-5 years of experience handling complex civil litigation including cases involving commercial (business, corporate, and real estate), products liability, construction defect, trust and estate, employment, and personal and catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. This position involves all phases of state and federal litigation including client intake and case evaluation, drafting pleadings and discovery, managing files including client communications, and handling hearings, depositions, mediations/judicial settlement conferences, arbitrations, and trials. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a group of accomplished litigation attorneys.

Dunn Carney cares about our people and is dedicated to the long-term professional development of our attorneys. You will join a collegial and respectful environment that celebrates diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly believe our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion strengthens our ability to serve our clients, enhances our culture, and supports the communities in which we live and work.

Although we emphasize in-office work culture, we offer the flexibility of a hybrid work environment where you can connect with colleagues quickly and easily whether working in the office or from home with the firm’s technology and support. Your onboarding experience will include regular contact with your team and ongoing mentorship, and opportunities to contribute to firm management.

We are looking for forward-thinking, self-starter professionals committed to helping us meet our clients’ challenging issues by delivering excellent legal services and engaged in their own career development. The ideal candidate should possess the following:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with attention to detail
  • Well-developed legal research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Proven organizational and time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and work in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • A willingness to take ownership and primary responsibility for matters
  • Belief in the value of diversity and teamwork
  • Admission to practice in Oregon and, preferably, also in Washington

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a 5-7 page writing sample to Donna Moser at

How to Apply

Dunn Carney supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All applicants are extended equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, citizenship, religion, age, gender identity, disability, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, medical conditions or any other status protected by law.

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