Careers at Preg O’Donnell & Gillett

Preg O’Donnell & Gillett PLLC is always interested in retaining the brightest and the best litigation attorneys, paralegals and support staff  to serve its clients.  We provide a work environment that promotes first-rate advocacy as well as collegiality. We believe that you cannot develop into the best employee unless you also develop as a person. We encourage all employees to focus on improving their personal lives while at the same time developing their professional skills. We pay excellent salaries and bonuses. The firm provides immediate access to a 401(k) plan and, upon eligibility, to a profit-sharing plan. We also provide a first-rate medical/dental plan. If you would like further information, please contact our Office Manager, Heather Adams, at

Current Job Openings

Litigation Attorneys – Defense Litigation (Seattle & Portland)

Preg O’Donnell & Gillett is seeking litigation associates for our Seattle and Portland offices.  We are interested in attorneys with four or more years of experience who are able to handle matters independently and interact directly with clients on a variety of defense litigation cases including:

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Data Breach & Security Response
  • Hospitality & Food-Borne Illness Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Toxic Tort / Asbestos Litigation
  • Transportation & Trucking Law

Qualified candidates must have solid drafting, writing, and researching skills, as well as excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills. Candidates with law firm and case management experience including deposition, motions practice, and trial experience strongly preferred. Washington State Bar membership is required for the Seattle position.   Oregon State Bar membership is required for the Portland position.  Dual bar membership is a plus.

To apply, please send a pdf containing your resume, cover letter and writing sample to We would also appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position. All replies confidential.

Litigation Legal Assistant (Seattle)

Preg O’Donnell & Gillett is seeking an experienced Insurance Defense Litigation Legal Assistant for our Seattle office. The ideal candidate should be familiar with state (multiple jurisdictions) and federal e-filing, drafting pleadings and correspondence, heavy calendaring/docketing, and have trial preparation experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required and experience with ProLaw highly recommended. Successful candidates should have excellent writing and proofreading skills, be able to communicate effectively, be highly organized, and capable of multi-tasking.

To apply, please send a pdf containing your resume and cover letter to  We would also appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.  All replies kept confidential.