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Senior Litigation Attorney

Chenoweth Law Group, based in Portland, Oregon, seeks a senior litigation attorney to manage business, real estate, and employment cases.

The candidate should have 10-15 years of litigation experience, be able to manage multiple cases, review and edit work done by junior attorneys, and delegate and track assigned work.

Who we are:

We at Chenoweth Law Group (CLG) strive to create value for our clients while providing effective resolutions that meet client goals. As a high-performance firm, we understand our success depends on the dedication, ingenuity, and passion of our team members. This is why we strive to bring out the best in our people and reward them for performance. We intentionally cultivate a firm culture of support, growth, respect, acknowledgment, equity, and excellence where all contributions are valued.  Our core firm values are excellence, integrity, and connection, and we seek to embody those values in our work and lives.

We work smart to be our best, do our best, and give our best performance to our clients.

What we do:

CLG serves clients across Oregon, Washington, and California.  We offer both litigation and transactional services, with the two often complementing each other. CLG attorneys focus on a range of practice areas, including business and commercial, real estate and land use, construction, employment, environmental, personal injury, insurance, intellectual property, and wills, trusts, and estates.

Our philosophy is to genuinely connect with our clients, understand their goals, meet their needs, and build long-term, mutually beneficial business relationships.

Who you are:

We seek to hire people who work smart, who are strategic, who are relational, and who are committed to connecting with our philosophy.  You should have a growth mindset, and be positive, motivated, passionate about your work.

Job Duties:

  • Work with senior attorneys to manage to oversee litigation
  • Work closely with junior attorneys and paralegals to manage cases, delegate tasks, and track work completion
  • Supervise, mentor, and train junior attorneys
  • Provide consistent review and feedback of junior attorneys’ work to ensure adequate skill development and progress
  • Facilitate collaboration and teamwork among assigned legal team
  • Manage cases from start to finish, including case preparation, deadline management, staff delegation and client communication
  • Communicate clearly and succinctly with clients and provide clear and timely status reports on managed cases
  • Communicate with the court, witnesses, opposing counsel, and co-counsel in a manner consistent with established firm procedures
  • Develop and implement case strategies, prepare timelines, budgets and anticipate client expectations
  • Actively participate in the continuous optimization of workflow
  • Participation in firm-wide training


  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to practice in Oregon
  • 10-15 years’ experience, primarily in hourly-fee litigation
  • Minimum 5 years of case management experience supervising attorneys and paralegals
  • Familiarity with automated case management software systems
  • Experience in training less experienced attorneys
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


No business development contribution requirement

This is for attorneys who are not seeking partnership/ do not want to be on partnership track

Reduced billable hour requirement in lieu of increased management/ administrative responsibilities (1300 hours)

Practice Areas

Chenoweth Law Group