Litigation Attorney

Full Time

Join The Dynamic Team at Smith Freed Eberhard – Where Law Meets Passion and Purpose

Location: Portland Office – In-Person

Specialization: Civil Litigation – Personal & Commercial Lines

At Smith Freed Eberhard, we do more than just practice law – We set new standards in legal excellence. Specializing in civil defense work, our Portland office is on the lookout for an ambitious Civil Litigation Attorney ready to dive into the dynamic realms of Personal and Commercial lines.  From simple auto-accident cases to complex catastrophic injury claims, your role will be pivotal in defending our clients’ integrity and shaping favorable outcomes.

Why Choose Smith Freed Eberhard?

  • Mentorship That Matters: Engage with real, impactful learning under the guidance of seasoned professionals. Our mentorship transforms potential into excellence.
  • Black Belt Advocacy Course: We offer an exceptional trial advocacy training program led by top-notch acting instructors who will instruct participants in creating a winning theme, a compelling opening statement, and how to conclude your legal mastery with a closing statement.
  • Flexibility & Fun: Enjoy a work culture that promotes balance, with flexible schedules and a vibrant office environment.
  • Career Growth: Manage full case lifecycles, argue motions, and navigate complex litigations with supportive teamwork.
  • Rewarding Compensation: Competitive salary, robust benefits package, bonus opportunities, and perks like parking reimbursements and attorney retreats.

Our Promise: At Smith Freed Eberhard, you are not just joining a firm; you are becoming part of a community that champions growth, unity, and making a real impact.  Ready to take the leap?  Dive into a career that is as rewarding as it is challenging.




  • Case Management Mastery: Take full ownership of the case lifecycle, from initial assessment to resolution.  Your diligent management skills will keep cases on track and ensure all deadlines are met.
  • Collaborative Team Player: Work seamlessly with a team of skilled attorneys and staff. Your ability to communicate effectively and collaborate will contribute to our shared success and uphold the firm’s reputation for excellence.
  • Strategic Problem Solver: Use your legal acumen to devise and implement strategic solutions that protect client interests and achieve optimal outcomes in litigation.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $110,000 – $130,000 annual salary, depending on experience
  • Possibility of a Retention Bonus
  • End of year Bonus opportunities
  • Firm paid Bar Association fees, CLE fees, and applicable memberships
  • Employer paid medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Mass transit, parking, cell data, and 401K plan with employer contribution
  • Voluntary Insurance including STD, LTD, and Life Insurance
  • Black Belt Trial Advocacy Training – visit website for more information
  • Attorney retreats, mentorship programs, Lunch & Learns & Trial Talks
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Potential for fully remote working


Apply Today & Shape Tomorrow with Smith Freed Eberhard

Smith Freed Eberhard is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, military service obligations or other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


We Are Looking For: A professional member of the Oregon State Bar with 3 – 6 years of experience in all phases of insurance defense litigation including case management, motion practice, and discovery, as well as experience with hearings, depositions, and arbitrations.

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Apply to our Litigation Attorney – Portland position now.