Associate Attorney – Litigation (Mid-level)

Position Overview

We are seeking a mid-level attorney to join our litigation team. Candidates should have at least three years’ general litigation practice experience and be licensed in Washington state. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, excellent writing skills, trial advocacy skills, and experiences demonstrating a capacity for creative and practical problem-solving.

For decades, our litigation team has taken great pride in delivering the highest quality legal work in a positive, collaborative, and inclusive environment. We are excited to welcome a new team member who shares these values.

Our Practice

Our litigation team represents public, private, and nonprofit clients in all areas of complex dispute resolution, including trial and appellate litigation, arbitration, mediation, and regulatory proceedings. Our clients range from the largest public and private institutions to individuals and nonprofits facing difficult legal challenges. We handle a wide range of matters for our clients, including corporate and business disputes; land use and real estate; employment law; bankruptcy and insolvency; unfair trade practices; securities; intellectual property; and eminent domain and inverse condemnation. Our team is also proud of its commitment to pro bono work for people who have suffered injustice but cannot afford legal representation, including in high profile matters of national significance.

HCMP provides opportunities for associates to assume significant responsibilities early in their careers in a supportive, team-oriented environment.

Compensation, Hybrid Work & Other Benefits

​​The salary range for this role is $160,000-$190,000, depending on experience and qualifications, with bonus-earning potential. This position is eligible for hybrid work.

We offer several market-leading benefits and perks, including fully subsidized medical and dental premiums, a generous 401(k) profit sharing program, commuter expense assistance, a sabbatical program, and paid parental leave, among others. See below for more information.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to


HCMP is pleased to offer the following benefits to its attorneys:

Medical, dental and prescription coverage. The firm fully-subsidizes coverage premiums.
Medical expense reimbursement program for medical expenses not covered by the firm’s health insurance
Life and disability insurance
401(k) retirement plan
401(k) profit sharing program

Commuter expense assistance for mass transit, parking and/or rideshare
Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. We grant annual vacation of three weeks (15 days) and two weeks of paid sick leave per year. We also offer 11 paid holidays and one floating holiday per year.
Hybrid work
Paid parental leave

Sabbatical program after certain service requirements are met
Mobile phone and cellular service

Our firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, military service obligations, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Reasonable Accommodation Requests
Applicants with disabilities may contact HCMP Human Resources by telephone, fax, e-mail, mail or other means to request and arrange for accommodations. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact Veronica Sutton, Director of Human Resources, at 206-470-7687 (direct), 206-623-7789 (fax), or