With the mix of older industrial companies and newer industries such as internet and technologies, Seattle’s legal market is highly competitive but forever growing. There is a very strong demand for attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and legal staff with experience or knowledge in venture capital, technology transactions, and intellectual property with a focus on prosecution and/or litigation. Some of the top firms include Perkins Coie LLP, K&L Gales LLP, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, and Foster Pepper PLLC.
As a major route for trade with Asia, Seattle has the 8th largest port in the US in terms of container handling. There are over 2 dozen nightclubs and long Jackson Street and is home to the Seattle International Film Festival which lasts for 24 days. There are a few other film festivals that don’t last as long such as the national gaming convention, Children’s Film Festival, Seattle Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, and the Polish Film Festival to name a few. There are also many museums, loos, aquarium, the Seattle Great Wheel, professional sport evens, parks, and a mild year round climate which lets you enjoy all of these attractions anytime you want.
With so many different legal fields to choose from in the vibrant Washington state, legal candidates are bound to find the perfect job within the law firm.