Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Carney Badley Spellman.

We are a leading law firm in Seattle Washington.  Our clients include individuals, startups, closely-held businesses and Fortune 500 companies with offices in the Pacific Northwest and across the United States.

Carney Badley Spellman is continuously searching for highly skilled attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants and administrative staff to provide the highest level of service to our clients, are effective contributors and mentors to others within our firm and to our local communities.

We value and foster an environment that encompasses a culture of diversity, collegiality, respect and professional growth.  Our employees come from diverse backgrounds and educations. We understand our employees are our greatest assets and essential to achieving the goals of our firm.

We believe providing benefits to our employees that include dependents and families is essential everyone’s overall health and vitality.

  • Medical & Health Care Savings Account
  • Dental
  • Life & Disability
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Long Term Care
  • Retirement:  401k, Safe Harbor, Profit Sharing
  • Transportation subsidy
  • Employee Assistance Program

If you would like to submit your resume and cover letter, please send a .doc or PDF file as an attachment to  Please include the position you would like to apply for in the subject line.

2019 Positions Available

Business Corporate Associate Attorney  


We are seeking a business associate attorney with a minimum of 5 years of experience with general corporate, M&A transactions and other complex debt and equity  transactions.  The ideal candidate will have a strong academic and legal background.  Experience should include forming entities, providing due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, drafting and negotiating transaction documents, commercial agreements and corporate documents, processing and negotiating finance documents.

Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to

Corporate-Transactional Assistant/Paralegal, Full Time 


Our corporate-transactional business assistants and paralegals work closely with our clients and team of attorneys to form and maintain corporate entities, partnerships and LLCs. They also assist our attorneys and clients with mergers and acquisitions, financing, licensing and general corporate agreements.

Responsibilities include:

  • Formation of Corporate Entities, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies.
  • Draft notices of organizational meetings and resolutions to be adopted.
  • Draft minutes of organizational meeting of incorporator(s), stockholders or board of directors, or written consents in lieu of meeting.
  • Prepare stock certificates.
  • File documents to obtain business licenses.
  • Draft UCC financing statements
  • Process Form D filings.
  • Create and maintain due diligence checklists for M&A transactions and financings.
  • Prepare closing files/notebooks.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years complex corporate law and transactional experience, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, proven exceptional work ethics and a strong commitment to delivering quality legal services. We also look for candidates who follow through with promptness, are pro-active thinkers, excellent communicators (verbal and written), committed to technology and can work well within a team atmosphere. Being organized is absolute as you will be working in a very fast-paced environment.

Qualified candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to

Interviews will take place the week of June 17.

Carney Badley Spellman is an Equal Opportunity Employer.