Our Hiring Goals are Simple: Hire the Best and Keep Them Happy.

Top-caliber professionals practice law at Klarquist because here they can pursue their passion for law and their passion for life. View current openings below.

Diverse Backgrounds, Common Goal of Providing Great Legal Services.

At Klarquist, we know that great ideas emerge when individuals with differing perspectives collaborate. We look for talented candidates of diverse backgrounds who will find the best and most effective solutions for our clients. Instilling these principles in our hiring practices benefits our professionals, the firm, and our clients alike by creating an open-minded and supportive environment where all backgrounds, personalities, and outlooks are both respected and valued.

Click here to read more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Client Focused. Quality Driven.

With more than 60 attorneys and patent agents, Klarquist has the largest group of intellectual property professionals in the Pacific Northwest, representing businesses, universities and government agencies all at the cutting edge of science and technology.

It’s Different Here.

Our uniquely skilled professionals could practice anywhere: at the largest law firms and companies, and in the largest cities. They chose Klarquist because here they can pursue both their passion for law and their passion for life. Our attorneys have the opportunity to engage in sophisticated and complex work for top-caliber clients, as well as have time for a vibrant life away from work to explore the outdoors, cultivate hobbies and spend time with family.

The Best of the West, All Within Reach.

Beyond the firm’s reputation and culture, our office location is one of our most appealing benefits. Our main office is in Portland, Oregon, which offers an opportunity for a vibrant life to complement the firm’s challenging work. Regularly named as one of the most livable and environmentally conscious cities in the United States, Portland has a reasonable cost of living and offers a great local arts and entertainment community, scores of top-notch restaurants, numerous microbreweries and exciting urban neighborhoods. The city’s prime location is ideal for exploring the best of what the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

Discover Your Opportunity.

Our Summer Associate Program and Diversity Fellowship are designed to give law students the best understanding of what it is like to work as an attorney at Klarquist. These programs, which include both first and second year law students, have been our primary source of new attorneys. The students selected will receive paid positions and may be asked to return for a second summer with Klarquist.

Available Positions

Attorney & Patent Agent Positions
Summer Associate Program
Staff Positions