• Corporate Counsel

    Weyerhaeuser Seattle, WA 98194

    Job #2296796793

  • At Weyerhaeuser, we are looking for individuals who have a passion to be at the heart of sustainable land management, and the change it is bringing.

    Our team is hiring! If you are a skilled transactional attorney energized by the opportunity to support a world class timberlands owner on real estate, renewable energy, carbon projects, mineral transactions, and more, this is an opportunity for you. If you're a team player, self-starter, creative thinker, have a high attention to detail but are good at seeing the big picture and aren't afraid to challenge conventional thinking, we are interested in hearing from you.

    At Weyerhaeuser, we are the world's premier timber, land, and forest products company. Sustainability is the founding concept of our business and our values drive every decision to ensure we continue to lead the forestry industry in sustainability practices. And we know about sustainability - we led it in the forestry industry when we planted our first seedling by hand in 1938. We recognize that our success is dependent on the success of our people.

    Areas of practice emphasis include:

    • Provide legal support for Weyerhaeuser's Real Estate and Corporate Development business teams in connection with all manner of real estate transactions, including purchases and sales, large scale acquisitions and divestitures, development projects, leases, and tax-deferred exchanges.

    • Assist with the growth of Weyerhaeuser's natural climate solutions business, including carbon transactions and other conservation arrangements.

    • Advise Weyerhaeuser business teams on land use issues that arise across a nearly 11-million-acre land base - e.g., title, access, boundaries, trespass, leasing, licensing, easements.

    • Provide legal support for Weyerhaeuser's renewable energy business team in connection with the negotiation of wind & solar energy projects throughout the United States.

    • Support leasing and other transactions for energy, mineral, and other projects, including oil and gas, geothermal, recreation, and communication sites.


    • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school
    • Minimum 8-10 years of experience as a transactional attorney, with "first chair" experience in one or more of the areas of job responsibility
    • Prior work in-house desired but not required

    Skills and capabilities:

    • Exceptional legal, project management and leadership, and negotiation skills
    • Strong core values that include integrity and inclusion
    • Adept at delivering practical advice members of the business.
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • High degree of initiative and a proactive attitude
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships through strong interpersonal relationship skills

    About the position:

    The position is on the Timberlands, Corporate Development, Real Estate and Natural Resources legal team. We are a group of 24 attorneys, paralegals, transaction specialists, and land title technicians. We work together to support the complete needs of the various businesses, and to collaborate on new and emerging focus areas as these businesses grow and evolve. We really love the work that we do, and we're excited to welcome our new team members soon!

    About Weyerhaeuser

    We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we ~~~ believe in the power of building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment where all employees feel heard and valued, have equal opportunities to grow, and are empowered to share and implement their ideas for making our company ~~~ 2019 we added inclusion to our company vision as a core value and we have since established six focus areas for ourDE&I Initiativesacross the company.

    With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly supportive working environment while handling sophisticated matters for one of the largest private landowners in the world.

    *We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *

    /Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team. /

    Job: *Administrative, General Management, Legal, Real Estate, & Miscellaneous

    Title: Corporate Counsel

    Location: WA-Seattle

    Requisition ID: 01018450

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