Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is one
of the top law firms serving the needs of businesses in the Pacific
Northwest, providing a broad range of transactional and litigation
services to the Northwest's leading companies.
For five consecutive years, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt has
ranked among the top five best corporate law firms in the Portland
metropolitan area, according to a national survey conducted by
Corporate Board Member magazine. Additionally, Schwabe has been
identified as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon
by Oregon Business magazine for three years in a row.
Much of our continued success at Schwabe is a result of our ability
to attract, train and retain the most capable attorneys who have
a common interest in both the legal profession and in providing
superior service to clients. At Schwabe, our attorneys are strongly
encouraged to continue developing their legal and client service
skills. We have a program called Client University, where we provide
an ongoing forum for learning about the unique needs of our individual
Lateral attorneys are an integral part of our firm's culture
and success. Schwabe encourages lateral attorneys to quickly become
strong and contributing members of our attorney team and work-place
environment. Schwabe develops an integration plan for each lateral
attorney, focusing on that attorney's individual strengths and
needs. Our lateral integration program is designed to help new
lawyers with a smooth transition, and includes scheduled meetings
with lawyers with complementary practice areas, social events,
teaming new lawyers with mentors, supervisors and peer groups
(if appropriate), and training in firm technology and practices.
Schwabe is known for its community involvement and leadership.
The firm's attorneys currently serve in volunteer leadership positions
in over 100 nonprofit organizations and industry associations.
In 1991, Schwabe became the founder and provided the funding for
a low-income legal clinic that serves the Hispanic population
in east Multnomah County. Attorneys from the firm volunteer their
time at the legal clinic on a weekly basis.
Schwabe seeks out highly motivated attorneys to become outstanding
members of the legal profession as part of the Schwabe team. At
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, we promote a work environment
that is both challenging and rich in professional satisfaction.
Our attorneys share a deep commitment to their careers, to the
firm's standards and goals and to dynamic representation of our
clients’ interests. In return, we provide an environment
in which that dedication is strongly supported and allowed to