Make your mark at Marten

Accelerate your career at a leading national environmental law firm.

With a singular focus and highly specialized offering, Marten has built a national reputation as a leader in environmental and energy law. We work on complex and often controversial matters around the country—from siting renewable energy facilities to protecting public water supplies to prosecuting and defending multi-million dollar environmental claims.

Our lawyers are seasoned specialists in alternative and renewable energy, climate change, air quality, hazardous and solid waste, water resources and water quality, fisheries, environmental review, and permitting. If you are ready to put in the work to become a top environmental lawyer, we will give you the tools to succeed.


The job description.

At Marten, you’ll:

  • Be part of an elite team of lawyers, focused exclusively on the environment, who push themselves to be the absolute best.

  • Enjoy the independence and opportunity for serious advancement that only exists at a boutique firm—and a BigLaw salary that reflects your hard work.

  • Work on the nation’s most interesting and sophisticated matters in environmental and energy law.

  • Live and work in the beautiful Pacific Northwest—with the flexibility to work remotely from elsewhere in the country.

  • Receive a competitive compensation package, with associate salaries starting at $175,000 in 2021. See our Employee Benefits Summary page for more information.


    Marten will be a great fit, if you:

    • Are a high performer with a demonstrated focus on environmental and/or energy matters, including both litigation and/or transactional experience.

    • Deliver a superior work product, including written and oral communication skills.

    • Have excellent research and analytical skills. Preference will be given to candidates that have completed in-depth environmental or energy research on a state and federal level.

    • Graduated from a top law school, or were in the top 10% of your law school class.

    • Have been admitted to a state bar.


    Join our elite team

    As a growing national firm, we’re seeking highly motivated, top-tier attorneys who are dedicated to the practice of environmental transactional or litigation law. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resumé, writing sample, and transcript.

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