Below is a representative list of our current search assignments. Please contact us for more information.
Weyerhaeuser has exclusively engaged Harris Legal Search to recruit an experienced Labor & Employment attorney. This attorney will support the Senior Labor & Employment Counsel in advising clients in the management and handling of labor and employment-related matters in the Company. This position is located in downtown Seattle at the Weyerhaeuser corporate headquarters. The successful candidate will report directly to the VP/Assistant General Counsel.
Primary responsibilities include:
Weyerhaeuser sustainably manages forests and manufactures products that make the world a better place. Weyerhaeuser is serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what it does. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, Weyerhaeuser offers a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
Fluke Corporation has exclusively engaged Harris Legal Search to recruit a seasoned attorney with a minimum of seven years of experience in the healthcare industry to serve as Senior Corporate Attorney for its Fluke Health Solutions (“FHS”) business unit. This position will provide a wide variety of legal advice and manage legal risk for that business unit globally. This position will be based in Everett, Washington (30 miles north of Seattle), and will report to the General Counsel of Fluke.
The Senior Corporate Attorney is responsible for providing legal advice, direction, and assistance on a wide variety of legal, regulatory, compliance and commercial matters globally for the FHS business. This position will interact daily with business colleagues across this range of matters; the FHS Senior Corporate Attorney will be the “go-to” person for FHS management, working with Fortive and Fluke legal teammates to provide comprehensive legal advice on the full range of legal and regulatory issues facing the business globally.
Fluke Corporation (“Fluke”) is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software. We are a dynamic market leader with sound financial health. The Fluke brand has a reputation for portability, ruggedness, safety, ease of use and rigorous standards of quality.
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Fortive Corporation (www.fortive.com), Fluke is a multinational company headquartered in the greater Seattle area. Fluke is part of the Field Solutions Platform and Professional Instrumentation Segment of Fortive. Fluke offers an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused and growth-oriented. This environment is driven by the phenomenally successful Fortive Business System. Working at Fluke gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.
Fluke Health Solutions (“FHS”) combines the Fluke Biomedical, RaySafe, Landauer and NUPOW businesses of Fluke following Fluke’s acquisition of Landauer, Inc. in the fall of 2017. FHS offers a broad portfolio of healthcare-related equipment and services to the healthcare industry, including electrical safety testers, patient simulators, dosimeters, performance analyzers and fully-integrated and automated performance testing and documentation systems. FHS also provides some of the most trusted and accurate diagnostic imaging, radiation, and oncology quality-assurance solutions for regulatory compliance and personal safety. FHS strives to be the best at delivering innovative solutions to improve the quality of global health.
Intellectual Ventures has exclusively engaged Harris Legal Search to recruit an experienced transactional attorney to support its Invention Science Fund (“ISF”). We are looking for an individual who loves fast-paced business action, is independently motivated, and has the confidence and ability to interface with senior executives, clients and co-workers in a professional, approachable, and positive manner. The successful candidate will be able to provide legal advice on a range of topics, design transaction structures, and create agreements for highly complex, innovative, one-of-a-kind intellectual property transactions. Significant experience in intellectual property licensing—including patent licensing—is required.
This position reports to the Chief Counsel, Invention Science Fund. The individual in this role will have responsibility for providing legal support for ISF’s invention sourcing and commercialization efforts and other fund activities. ISF’s innovation and commercialization efforts are expanding, and applicants for this position must be able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced, highly diverse, demanding, and innovative environment.
Intellectual Venture’s Invention Science Fund (ISF) is rethinking, refining, and recreating the process of invention from idea to market. Established in 2003, ISF is an interdisciplinary team that includes 11 of the top 50 American inventors. The team focuses on enabling breakthrough technologies to thrive globally—through Invention Sessions, licensing, joint ventures and startups—in areas such as metamaterials, biomedical technologies, energy, communications, the Internet of Things and more. These inventions have led to an array of spinout companies, partnerships and products that have received substantial third-party investment for commercialization. ISF spinouts to date include TerraPower, Kymeta, Evolv, Echodyne, Modern Electron, Pivotal Commware, and Sunlight Payments. You can learn more about ISF at https://isfincubator.com/
Top tier Seattle-based law firm seeks mid to senior level associate with a minimum of 3 years experience in sophisticated real estate transactions. The successful candidate will represent clients in a variety of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition and disposition, leasing, and finance. The attorney will draft and negotiate real estate and related documents, including purchase and sale agreements, leases, financing documents, property and construction management agreements, easements, vendor contracts, and advise clients on all aspects of commercial real estate transactions and land development projects. This is an opportunity to work on sophisticated transactions in a robust practice at an established, thriving firm.
Harris Legal Search has been exclusively engaged by Intellectual Ventures (“IV”), a privately-held, invention investment company, to recruit an attorney to lead the support for its Global Good Fund (“GGF”). GGF creates technology solutions for problems in the developing world. IV is looking for an experienced individual who loves fast-paced business action, is independently motivated, and has the confidence and ability to interface with senior executives, clients, and co-workers in a professional, approachable, and positive manner. The successful candidate will be able to provide legal advice on a range of topics, to design structures, and to create contracts for highly complex, innovative, one-of-a-kind intellectual property transactions involving software, diagnostic tools, and other medical devices and other technologies on a routine basis. Extensive experience in intellectual property licensing, including patent licensing, is required. Experience with transactions in foreign countries, especially in the developing world, is a plus.
The Lead Counsel—Global Good Fund reports to the Vice President and Chief Counsel, Technology Creation and Commercialization. The individual in this role will oversee legal support for GGF’s invention sourcing and commercialization efforts and other fund activities, including activities in foreign countries, will routinely interact with sophisticated investors, and must be able to identify and manage export control, safety and other compliance issues in both IV’s office and scientific lab environments. GGF is a young, global business, and applicants for this position must be able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced, highly diverse, demanding, and innovative environment.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Intellectual Ventures (“IV”) is a privately-held, invention investment company based in Bellevue, Washington. Intellectual Ventures is the leader in the business of invention. Driven by the belief that invention sparks progress, Intellectual Ventures is committed to creating and sustaining a market for invention. The company creates new inventions, invests in existing inventions and partners with universities and research labs worldwide to develop inventions. Intellectual Ventures provides companies access with these inventions through a variety of licensing and partnering programs.
DomainTools, a dynamic and growing cybersecurity and DNS research company, has exclusively engaged Harris Legal Search to find an Associate General Counsel (“AGC”) to be based at the company’s headquarters in downtown Seattle. This will be the first full-time legal hire for the Company, and the role will have broad reach, visibility, and impact within the organization. This attorney will be responsible for helping the Company navigate rapid growth and an evolving international regulatory environment.
The AGC will serve as chief legal advisor for DomainTools and will work with all levels of the organization to advise the CEO and Senior Management on a variety of legal matters. The AGC will be an effective counselor to DomainTools and a key partner in business processes and operations. Additionally, the AGC will be responsible for managing the work of any external legal counsel. The position reports to the VP of Finance, HR, and Administration.
DomainTools helps security analysts turn threat data into threat intelligence. They take indicators from client networks, including domains and IPs, and connect them with nearly every active domain on the Internet. Those connections inform risk assessments, help profile attackers, guide online fraud investigations, and map cyber activity to attacker infrastructure. Fortune 1000 companies, global government agencies, and leading security solution vendors use the DomainTools' platform and integrations as critical ingredients in their threat investigation and mitigation work. DomainTools is located in the Belltown neighborhood of downtown Seattle in a very cool office staffed with smart, energetic co-workers. The company provides great benefits, and outstanding perks.
Harris Legal Search is working with a private biotech company to recruit a VP, Assistant General Counsel to be based at the company’s headquarters in Seattle, WA.
Reporting to the General Counsel, this attorney will lead and manage transactions in support of the clinical laboratory, diagnostics, and research commercial teams, ensuring compliance with various regulatory requirements such as CLIA, PAMA, HIPPA, FDA, Medicare Fraud and Abuse, and the Stark Law. This role will draft, negotiate, manage and advise senior management on commercial, intellectual property, technology, collaborations, research and supply transactions in support of the company's business objectives. In addition, the successful candidate will support the build-out of improved internal corporate systems and processes, working with other stakeholders in company's internal finance, compliance and technical groups.
This position requires strong legal expertise in clinical laboratory and/or diagnostics, and research contractual arrangements, keen intelligence, organizational skills, collaborative habits, a hearty work ethic, and excellent judgment.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Our client, a Fortune 500 service based company headquartered in Seattle, is seeking an experienced real estate attorney to support its global leasing practice, real estate strategies, and procurement initiatives.
As a Sr. Corporate Counsel for Real Estate, this attorney will assist new retail business teams to secure and launch real estate facilities and provide day-to-day business and real estate counseling. S/he will structure, draft and negotiate agreements, manage outside counsel, and advise the client on:
The successful candidate will also identify process improvements and administer and resolve legal issues that arise in commercial relationships within real estate portfolios.
Our client seeks an exceptional commercial attorney for a Corporate Counsel position within its Business and Technology legal team in Greater Seattle. This position will work directly with the business and development teams to advise on, structure, draft, and negotiate deals in support of new and ongoing business initiatives.
Primary responsibilities include:
Basic qualifications include outstanding academic credentials, a law degree, membership in at least one state bar association, 4 – 6 years of commercial legal experience, excellent drafting and communication skills, and exceptional judgment and pragmatism. Preferred qualifications include at least two years of experience in an in-house legal department and a strong technology background. Must be willing to travel and work extended hours when necessary.
The successful candidate will be flexible and willing to jump into new areas of the business and to learn emerging areas of the law. S/he will also be someone who strives for the highest level of quality with discipline and humility.
Our public company client, headquartered in Seattle, seeks a Corporate Counsel with real estate experience to support its worldwide real estate projects. This attorney will be primary counsel for new project launches and support the business teams in real estate transactions, leasing, construction agreements, portfolio management, procurement contracts, and other commercial transactions. The position requires excellent academic credentials and a minimum of 3 years law firm training.
Harris Legal Search has been engaged by our public company client to recruit a corporate counsel to support a well-known, cutting-edge technology product. This attorney will work closely with product developers and business development on all aspects of this rapidly-expanding business. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years’ experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in areas such as technology licensing, marketing, and distribution. Law firm experience required.
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