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Job #LocationPractice AreaJob Description
N1001San FranciscoBankruptcySeeking an associate with a demonstrated interest in creditors’ rights (secured creditor preference) and bankruptcy to work in either our downtown Los Angeles or San Francisco offices. The ideal candidate will have 2 – 3 years of commercial litigation, commercial landlord/tenant and loan enforcement experience. Major law firm experience, strong academic record from a respected law school, and strong verbal and written communications skills are also required.
N1255Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 3 to 5 year corporate associate with experience in general corporate, M&A and venture capital transactions. The ideal candidate will have excellent academic credentials, strong interpersonal skills and experience working with private companies.
N1003San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking an attorney with 5 to 7 years of experience for its cross-border M&A and complex transaction practice. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials and excellent communication, analytical and writing skills. He/she must have a good understanding of general corporate and M&A principles and transaction structures as well as experience managing large dispersed teams. Candidate will reside in Palo Alto. Must be admitted and a member in good standing of the CA Bar
N1213San FranciscoCorporate – Debt FinanceSeeking a 2 to 3 year debt finance associate. Ideal candidates will have (i) experience in secured transactions representing borrowers and/or lenders; (ii) a working knowledge of syndicated financing transactions, financing transactions for venture backed companies, acquisition financing transactions and convertible or high yield bond offerings; (iii) experience in closing transactions and (iv) familiarity with drafting documents in connection with financial transactions. Knowledge of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, secured transactions, debt securities offerings, and general corporate law are also preferred. All candidates must have a JD or the equivalent and have demonstrated high academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school, have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and have a high level of attention to detail.
N1004San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a 2 to 5 year corporate associate. Should have experience with public and private companies. Ideal candidates will have experience representing high growth businesses in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Candidates will have worked in the corporate department of a national or international law firm, and will have a high level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school.
N1005Palo AltoCorporateSeeking associates with three to five years of general corporate experience with public and private companies are encouraged to apply. Ideal applicants will have experience representing high-growth businesses in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. Candidates will have worked in the corporate department of a national or international law firm and will have a high level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school.
N1007Palo AltoCorporateSeeking an attorney with 1-2 years of experience with private equity and M&A experience. Ideal candidates should have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, strong attention to detail, organizational, verbal, interpersonal and project management skills Experience drafting entity formation documents, special purpose vehicle
N1008San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a Senior Associate or Special Counsel with 6+ years of Private Equity and M&A experience, including familiarity with general corporate/securities work for high profile portfolio companies. Ideal candidates should have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, strong attention to detail, organizational, verbal, interpersonal and project management skills. Extensive experience in drafting and negotiating purchase and merger agreements and other ancillary transaction documents, supervising junior associates, and otherwise meeting the day-to-day requirements of private equity fund and portfolio company clients is expected. The ideal candidate would also play a primary role as corporate counsel to private equity-owned portfolio companies.
N1009San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking an attorney with 3-6 years of experience with mergers and acquisitions. Candidates with experience and interest in private equity will be prioritized. Ideal candidates will have strong skills with drafting and negotiating transaction documents, managing client relationships, supervising junior associates, and handling day-to-day demands and work flow requirements of a variety of clients with sophisticated needs.
N1010San Francisco or Redwood ShoresCorporate – Life SciencesSeeking a mid-level associate with 3-4 years of years of relevant experience and technical (science) backgrounds. Strong drafting skills and experience with IP issues and complex agreements strongly preferred.
N1012Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 3+ year corporate associate.  We seek candidates with immediately transferable skills, excellent analytical and writing skills, and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools.  Candidates should have at least 3 years of relevant experience in venture financings, M&A, capital markets or general ’34 Act securities representation. 
N1013Walnut CreekCorporateSeeking a mid-level to senior transactional associate attorney with four to seven years transactional experience emphasizing corporate, business, and commercial matters, as well as some familiarity with real estate transactions. The position involves working directly with the firm’s partners in managing a broad-based book of transactional work. Four to seven years of law firm experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. We are looking for a candidate who is entrepreneurial and a self-starter. The candidate should have a collegial and mutually supportive attitude, and be willing to participate actively in marketing efforts. Excellent partnership prospects for the right candidate. This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established firm that offers interesting work, great prospects, a collaborative working environment, and competitive benefits.
N1245San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a 4 to 6 year corporate associate who has experience with emerging company representation, as well as other relevant transactional experience. Experience with, or affinity for, technology and/or life sciences companies is required. Superior academic credentials and excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are required. Out-of-state candidates are welcome to apply.
N1014San Francisco or Menlo ParkCorporateSeeking a 3 to 6 year corporate associate with substantial M&A experience for our Bay Area offices.
N1015San FranciscoCorporateSeeking two midlevel corporate associates. One midlevel general corporate associate and one midlevel M&A associate.
N1265Menlo ParkCorporate – Private EquitySeeking a highly qualified junior associate and a mid/senior associate to join this firm’s Private Equity Group. Candidate must have experience both working in teams and in managing components of transactions independently, with specific experience in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, representing financial services firms in strategic investments and technology transactions, growth equity and venture capital transactions, and exits and equity compensation, preferably for leading private equity investor clients. Candidate must be proactive, with a strong business sense and the ability to effectively manage internal and external client and counsel relationships. Candidates applying for attorney positions with Goodwin should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. California bar admission preferred.
N1232San Francisco or Menlo ParkCorporate – Life SciencesSeeking a mid-level corporate associate. Candidates must have general experience both working in teams and in managing substantial components of transactions independently, along with specific experience in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and private and public offerings of securities. Experience working with life sciences companies preferred, but the group will also consider candidates who have only an interest in life sciences work (but not direct experience). Candidates applying for attorney positions with Goodwin should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. California bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) preferred.
N1016San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a highly qualified mid-level corporate associate (class of 2013 – 2015). Candidate must have general experience both working in teams and in managing substantial components of transactions independently, along with specific experience representing technology companies in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including early and late-stage venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, and private and public offerings. California bar admission required.
N1017San FranciscoCorporate – Debt FinanceSeeking a 2013 to 2015 debt finance associate. Specific experience to include representing private equity firms, corporate borrowers, hedge funds and/or financial institutions in connection with junior and senior debt financings for leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and other strategic transactions across a range of industries. California bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) required.
N1018San Francisco and Menlo ParkCorporate – Private InvestmentSeeking a highly qualified mid-level associate to join the firm’s Private Investment Funds group. Candidate must have general experience both working in teams and in managing substantial components of transactions independently, along with specific experience representing domestic and international venture capital and private equity funds in structuring, formation and operation, as well as in various transactions such as financings, acquisitions and formation of alternative investment structures. CA bar admission strongly preferred.
N1019San Francisco Corporate – Private EquitySeeking a mid-level associate (J.D. class of 2012 – 2014) to join our Private Equity Group. Candidate must have experience both working in teams and in managing components of transactions independently, with specific experience in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged , leveraged recapitalizations, growth equity and venture capital transactions and exits and equity compensation, preferably for leading private equity investor clients. Candidate must be proactive, with a strong business sense and the ability to effectively manage internal and external client and counsel relationships.
N1020San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a junior corporate associate, preferable with two to three years of law firm experience advising companies through all stages of their life cycle, including the following areas: entity formation; mergers & acquisitions; drafting operating agreements and partnership agreements; equity and debt financings; and general commercial contracts. The candidate must have strong contract drafting skills and be comfortable taking on challenging assignments in a broad range of business law matters.
N1222San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a midlevel corporate associate with substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions as well as equity and debt financing transactions. Additional qualifications should include experience with shareholder and equity arrangements, venture capital, corporate governance and general corporate representations. Candidates should be willing, and possess the ability, to take on significant responsibility for deal management and work product, be pro-active with regards to clients and their own career, team oriented and supportive of colleagues. Candidates should be already admitted to the California bar.
N1022San Francisco or Redwood ShoresCorporateSeeking a junior and mid-level associate. The ideal candidate would have experience with start-ups and emerging growth companies, seed and venture capital financings, public offerings, mergers & acquisitions, and/or underwritings. We are looking for team-oriented and collaborative attorneys that are excited about working with clients in the start-up and venture capital ecosystem.
N1023Palo AltoCorporate – M&ASeeking a 4 to 5 year corporate associate with a large or sophisticated mid-size law firm. The candidate should have a focus on public and private company M&A. Experience with either ’34 Act work or venture capital financings, especially technology and life science companies, is preferred. Ability to work with other team members and clients, and “take ownership” of projects, is essential.
N1024Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 4 to 5 year corporate associate with large or sophisticated mid-size law firm experience. The candidate should have a focus on public and private company M&A. Experience with either ’34 Act work or venture capital financings, especially technology and life science companies, is preferred.
N1025Menlo ParkCorporateSeeking a mid-level associate with a minimum of three years of M&A experience. The ideal candidate will have in-depth experience in: drafting and negotiating purchase agreements and other transaction documents relating to acquisitions of publicly traded and privately held companies; overseeing due diligence investigations of acquisition targets; preparing acquisition-related proxy statements, tender offer documents and information statements; and organizing closings of complex M&A transactions. Applicants should be familiar with the application of the federal securities laws to M&A transactions and with Delaware jurisprudence relating to directors’ responsibilities in the M&A area. Experience in working with technology and life sciences companies is also desirable. Applicants should have a strong work ethic and be comfortable working and interacting with large deal teams on complex transactions. Applicants should also be prepared to devote substantial time to continuing to develop their transactional M&A skills and expertise and to training junior M&A associates. Applicants must also have outstanding writing and analytical skills, top academic credentials and a commitment to excellence.
N1026San FranciscoCorporate – Investment ManagementSeeking a 3 to 6 year corporate associate with experience in investment management. The ideal candidates will have at 3-6 years of experience in drafting and reviewing limited partnership agreements for hedge funds, venture capital funds and private equity funds from both the manager and investor perspective. Candidates should also have experience in negotiating side letters with fund counsel. Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Candidates will work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.
N1027Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a junior to midlevel corporate/M&A associate with a background in emerging growth to join the corporate practice in our dynamic Palo Alto office. We seek candidates with 3 to 6 years of experience in representing emerging growth companies with financings, project development and exit transactions. Experience with mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings and general corporate counseling is desirable. The ideal candidate will be able to manage M&A and finance transactions, as well as general corporate work with oversight from partners and senior associates. Mandarin language skills and current admission to practice in California are strongly preferred.
N1028Menlo ParkCorporateSeeking a 2 to 4 year corporate associate. Desired experience includes representing emerging growth technology companies through all stages of their life-cycle and serving as “outside general counsel,” day-to-day counseling through direct interactions with senior management, negotiating and advising both issuers and investors with respect to venture capital financings and negotiating strategic transactions and acquisitions. In addition, the candidate should have experience supervising associates and paralegals and managing transactions from start-to finish.
N1029San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a mid-level to senior associate to support the firm’s emerging company and general corporate practices. Candidates should have at least three years of law large firm experience representing companies in mergers and acquisitions and securities transactions and financings, in addition to representation of start-ups and venture capital financings. Excellent academic credentials from a top-tier law school, an entrepreneurial attitude, and California bar admission are also required, though candidates awaiting July 2017 California bar results (with another state bar and 3+ years’ experience) will be considered. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of helping to grow out both an office and a practice area.
N1030San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a mid-level associate to support M&A and private equity practices.  Candidates should have at least three years of large law firm experience representing companies in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments and financing transactions.  Excellent academic credentials from a top-tier law school, an entrepreneurial attitude, and California bar admission are also required, though candidates awaiting July 2017 California bar results (with another state bar and 3+ years’ experience) will be considered.  Ideally, this position will be based in the Silicon Valley office, but candidates interested in working from the San Francisco office will also be considered.  
N1221San FranciscoCorporate – Investment FundsSeeking a 1 to 6 year corporate associates with investment funds experience. Must be experienced in the structuring, formation and management of private equity funds, real estate funds, alternative investment vehicles and their management companies is preferred. Relevant general corporate experience will also be considered.
N1031San Francisco Corporate – Debt FinanceSeeking a 2 to 5 year debt finance associate. Desired experience includes: structuring, documentation and negotiation of secured and unsecured financing transactions for both borrowers and lenders, including senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt transactions; acquisition financings; and loan workouts. Candidates with leveraged finance experience, particularly in the context of mergers and acquisitions, are preferred.
N1032San Francisco CorporateSeeking 3 to 7 year associates with experience in private equity M&A.
N1033Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 2 to 5 year corporate associate with experience in private equity M&A.
N1034San FranciscoCorporate – FinanceSeeking a midlevel finance associate with debt finance experience. To work with lender and borrowers clients in the in the healthcare and technology spaces. Applicants should have experience with secured and unsecured lending, including familiarity with UCC secured transactions
N1035San FranciscoCorporateSeeking midlevel lateral associates that have a strong interest in cutting-edge social enterprise and impact investing. The ideal candidates will have four to six years of law firm experience in the following areas: Working with private companies and venture investment; Sophisticated growth equity and late stage financing. Bar Admission in California is preferred but not required.
N1036San FranciscoCorporate – FinanceSeeking a 2014 to 2015 finance associate. The ideal candidates will have 3 – 4 years of law firm experience representing banks, non-banks, lenders, borrowers, private equity sponsors, private companies and impact lenders and companies in a broad range of domestic and international finance transactions, including: working capital lines, letters of credit facilities, acquisition finance, senior secured, mezzanine and subordinated debt transactions; loan workouts and restructurings, impact (socially responsible) lending transactions and other related transactions. Candidates with leveraged finance experience, particularly in the context of mergers and acquisitions (industry-agnostic), are preferred, but candidates with other finance experience will be considered.
N1037San Francisco Corporate – Fund FormationSeeking 3 to 6 year corporate associate for the firm’s Fund Formation practice. Desired experience includes representing fund sponsors and investors in the formation and operation of various types of investment funds, including buyout, venture capital, private equity funds, real estate opportunity funds, real asset funds, funds-of-funds, distressed company funds, infrastructure funds, and hedge funds; Substantive knowledge, deal experience, and/or industry credibility to effectively guide both GPs and LPs through the entire fund formation process; Advising on structural, regulatory, and tax issues, as well as economic terms and fund governance matters; The ability to concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form is required; A strong and passionate work ethic, excellent leadership skills and hustle, and a desire to get the job done; Action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for transactions will add to your success on our team. Bar Admission in California will be required.
N1038Palo AltoCorporateSeeking 2 to 6 year corporate associates with significant experience in mergers & acquisitions and/or private equity matters. Must be adept in handling domestic and cross-border transactions, on both the buy and sell-side, in private and public transactions. Must possess a solid understanding of complex structural and corporate issues pertaining to acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, spin-offs, carve-outs, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and tender offers
N1039San Francisco CorporateSeeking 4 to 6 year corporate associates. Must be a high performer with significant experience in mergers & acquisitions and other strategic transactions: adept in handling domestic and cross-border transactions, on both the buy and sell-side, in private and public transactions; possess a solid understanding of complex structural and corporate issues pertaining to acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, spin-offs, carve-outs, leveraged buyouts, recapitalization, and tender offers; the ability to concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form is required.
N1040San FranciscoCorporate Seeking a 2 to 3 year corporate associate. The ideal candidate will be a high performer with experience in advising companies across the following areas: Public Company reporting and compliance, capital markets transactions, mergers & acquisitions and other strategic transactions, corporate governance and corporate counseling. You will exercise sound legal and business knowledge in working on a broad spectrum of public company transactions and counseling clients with respect to ongoing matters. Excellent communication skills are key: ability to attentively listen, actively engage, and concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form. A strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for client matters will add to your success on our team. Bar Admission in California is preferred.
N1041San Francisco or Menlo Park.CorporateSeeking a 3+ year corporate associate with experience in private offerings and general venture capital and emerging company corporate transactions and public company representation and public offerings. Candidates must be highly motivated and possess excellent academic credentials along with superior communication skills. Membership to the State Bar of California is required.
N1226San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 5+ year corporate associate. To work with early stage startups to mature industry leaders and include many of the region’s premier venture-backed companies. This firm’s group is experiencing strong growth and has particular need in their Emerging Companies & Venture Capital practice, which is focused on startup/emerging growth company representation and seed and venture capital financing. Should have emerging growth company experience and possess superior academic credentials, ambition and initiative. California bar admission required.
N1042San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a 3 to 5 year associate. Ideal candidate will have experience advising private equity funds and their portfolio companies with respect to sophisticated public or private mergers and acquisitions, growth investments and other similar transactions, as well as general corporate matters.
N1043San FranciscoCorporate – Investment Mgt.Seeking a mid- to senior-level associates (3-7 years of experience) for the firm’s Boston, New York or San Francisco offices to handle matters involving representation of investment companies (open-end funds, closed-end funds and ETFs) in all aspects of their operations. The associates also will work closely with mutual fund boards of directors and should have experience or an interest in working with independent board members.
N1044San FranciscoCorporate – Sec & Pub Co.Seeking a mid to senior level corporate associate. The ideal candidate will have experience in capital markets, corporate governance, and strategic mergers & acquisitions. In particular, candidates should have experience representing corporate issuers and major investment banks in all aspects of equity capital markets financings, mergers and acquisitions and advice to clients on compliance & corporate governance issues in the life sciences and/or technology space.
N1045San FranciscoCorporate – Investment Mgt.Seeking a 2 to 3 year corporate associate to work on investment management and/or corporate transactional and securities law experience.
N1046San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a junior to mid-level corporate associate with experience in emerging companies and venture capital to work in either the San Francisco or Palo Alto office.
N1252San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporate Seeking a highly motivated mid-level M&A attorneys, preferably with at least three years of experience working primarily on M&A transactions. The ideal candidates will have a strong background in M&A along with general corporate and some securities experience. Top academic credentials, strong analytical abilities, drafting experience and excellent client-relations skills required. We are flexible with respect to the candidate’s preferred office location, Palo Alto or San Francisco. Experience Level: Minimum 3 years, ideally 3-5 years (2013-2015); J.D. Open to candidates wishing to re-locate to Northern California.
N1047San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 3 to 5 year corporate associate with capital markets/securities experience. Must have top academic credentials, strong analytical abilities, drafting experience and excellent client-relations skills required. Open to candidates wishing to re-locate to Northern California.
N1049Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a highly motivated mid-level associate with at least three years of experience in venture capital financings, venture debt and strategic investments by established corporates in emerging businesses and technologies. Knowledge of joint ventures, IP transactions and corporate governance as well as entrepreneurial mindset are positive differentiators. Minimum 3 years, ideally 3-6 years (2012-2015); J.D. Open to candidates outside of California.
N1050San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a highly motivated junior corporate attorney who has exceptional credentials, a great attitude, a strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a team.
N1051San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a motivated midlevel M&A attorney, preferably with at least three years of experience working primarily on M&A transactions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in M&A along with general corporate and some securities experience. Top academic credentials, strong analytical abilities, drafting experience and excellent client-relations skills required. We are flexible with respect to the candidate’s preferred office location, Palo Alto or San Francisco.
N1052San FranciscoCorporate – Energy/FinanceSeeking a 7+ year real estate attorney to focus on real estate and energy project development matters.
N1224San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a 2 to 4 year corporate associate. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and effective oral and written communication skills. The candidate is expected to have transactional experience representing corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships in the areas of M&A, equity and debt financing, and general business matters.
N1234Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a junior corporate M&A associate.
N1267Palo AltoCorporateCorporate Associates with 3-6 years of relevant corporate experience, particularly in one or more of the areas of equity capital markets transactions, public reporting compliance for companies ranging in market cap size in excess of $1 billion, mergers and acquisitions, and start-ups and venture capital. Preference for candidates with experience with technology and/or biotechnology companies. Superior academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.
N1266Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 3 to 6 year corporate associate with experience in one or more of the areas of equity capital markets transactions, public reporting compliance for companies ranging in market cap size in excess of $1 billion, mergers and acquisitions, and start-ups and venture capital. Preference for candidates with experience with technology and/or biotechnology companies. Superior academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.
N1259Palo AltoCorporate – FinanceSeeking a 4 to 6 year corporate finance associate. The successful candidate should have a broad range of corporate finance experience representing all categories of participants in a variety of public and private financing transactions, including, borrowers/issuers, private equity sponsors, lenders and underwriters. Transactional experience should include capital markets. Superior academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.
N1250San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporate – Private InvestmentSeeking a 1 to 2 year private investment fund Associate. The successful candidate should have experience in drafting and negotiating offering documents, operating and partnership agreements, subscription agreements, investment advisory agreements and side letters. The candidate should also have experience working with relevant issues under the Securities Act, the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisers Act. Superior academic credentials, and excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.
N1053San FranciscoCorporateSeeking a 5 to 6 year mergers and acquisitions with experience in one or more of the areas of private equity, mergers & acquisitions, securities and public finance. Superior academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.
N1054San Francisco or Palo AltoCorporateSeeking 4 to 6 year corporate associates with experience in equity capital markets transactions, public reporting compliance for companies ranging in market cap size in excess of $500 million, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and start-ups and venture capital. Preference for candidates with experience with technology companies. Superior academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.
N1055Palo AltoCorporateSeeking a 2 to 3 year corporate associate with experience in one or more of the following areas: public reporting compliance for companies ranging in market cap size in excess of $500 million, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and start-ups and venture capital. Preference for candidates with experience with technology companies.
N1058Palo AltoCorporateSeeking 4 to 6 year corporate associate with experience in one or more of the following areas: public reporting compliance for companies ranging in market cap size in excess of $1 billion, mergers and acquisitions, and start-ups and venture capital.  Preference for candidates with experience with technology and/or biotechnology companies. Superior academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required. 
N1243San FranciscoEnergySeeking a 4 to 6 year energy/project finance associate. The position will primarily focus on the development of renewable energy projects but will also involve work in the traditional/conventional power generation arena. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials, project development, construction and project finance experience and excellent drafting and negotiating skills.
N1261San Francisco Environmental – Land UseSeeking a 2 to 4 year land use associate to work on a full spectrum of land use and natural resource law issues, including litigation. Key elements of the work may include: Entitlements – due diligence, project development, public hearings CEQA/NEPA, Planning and Zoning Law, Subdivision Map Act Natural resources – wetlands, endangered species, coastal, historic preservation, and other related state and federal requirements Litigation related to the above While the candidate will not be expected to arrive with equal depth across all of the above areas, the work can be expected to require some familiarity with all of these areas and a willingness to develop core competency in all of these areas quickly.
N1059San FranciscoEnvironmentalSeeking a 3 to 4 year environmental associate. The ideal candidate will have experience in environmental regulatory and transactional counseling and environmental or closely-related business litigation. Candidates should have a strong academic record from a nationally-respected law school, as well as relevant prior law firm or government experience, and excellent references.
N1239San FranciscoEnvironmental – Land UseSeeking a 3 to 7 year land use associate. Candidates should have experience in land use, environmental, and natural resource matters. This associate will work on a wide range of regulatory, administrative, and litigation matters relating to the development of land and natural resources, and in the specific subject matter areas of project development, CEQA and NEPA, public lands/FLPMA and mining, air, water, endangered species, hazardous waste, energy, and Prop 65. Prior experience in environmental and land use law is required. Experience in land use litigation (writ of mandate) is preferred. Experience in mining law is a plus. Excellent academic credentials and admission to the State Bar of California are required.
N1228San FranciscoEnvironmentalSeeking a 2 to 4 year environmental associate. Candidates with corporate transactions experience desired. Knowledge of environmental regulations and liability issues as it relates to commercial transactions preferred, as is experience handling transactional due diligence. Relevant general corporate experience with environmental background will also be considered. Environmental litigation experience also ok. Strong academic qualifications required.
N1062San FranciscoERISASeeking a 4 to 5 year compensation & benefits associate. Desired experience includes equity plans for private and public companies, executive employment agreements, mergers & acquisitions, public offerings, proxy statements, and executive compensation provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (83, 162(m), 280G and 409A). 
Mt. ViewERISAWe are seeking a junior to mid-level Corporate/Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Associate to join our Silicon Valley office. The ideal candidate will have two to four years of experience in executive compensation, mergers & acquisitions and related securities law issues, and should have significant deal experience.
N1063Menlo ParkERISASeeking a 2 to 3 yr and 3 to 4 year associate to join our ERISA and Executive Compensation practice in our Business Law Department. Candidates must have general experience both working in teams and in managing some components of transactions independently, along with specific experience representing public and private companies with respect to tax and securities law issues in connection with equity-based arrangements and other types of incentive compensation plans. Additional experience with ERISA, employee benefits or general employment law matters is preferred but not required.
N1064Redwood CityERISASeeking a 2013 to 2014 associate to join the firm’s executive compensation group. The ideal candidate has experience with equity compensation for both public and private companies, drafting offer letters and employment agreements, public company compensation disclosure, M&A transactions, and the related tax and securities law issues. ERISA experience not required.)
N1065San FranciscoERISASeeking a 3 to 6 year compensation, benefits & ERISA associate. The ideal candidate will have experience advising private and public companies on sophisticated employee benefits and executive compensation arrangements, particularly in connection with transactions. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are key: concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form. A strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for client matters will add to your success on our team. Strong academic credentials in law school coursework are essential. Bar Admission in California is preferred.
N1066Palo AltoERISASeeking a 4 to 5 year executive compensation & benefits associate. The ideal candidate will have experience working with public and private employers, including start-up companies, on all aspects of our employee benefits practice, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (including section 280G analysis), initial public offerings, executive terminations and hires, stock compensation plans and award agreements, nonqualified deferred compensation (section 409A), general ERISA and group benefit plans, and public company reporting and disclosure obligations. Ideal candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s degree and a Juris Doctor degree (JD) from an accredited law school. An excellent academic background and exceptional research and writing skills are highly-valued. Strong interpersonal communication skills, excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and knowledge of ethics and conduct codes, which are a requirement for the practice of law. The candidate must be a member, or eligible to become a member, of the California State Bar.
N1067San FranciscoEstate PlanningSeeking a 4 to 6 year estate planning associate. Candidates should have experience commensurate with their level in estate planning for high-net worth and ultra high-net worth individuals, specifically with experience on cross-border issues.
N1068SFEstate Planning Seeking a 5 to 6 year estate planning associate. Strong drafting, writing, research and communication skills. Experience drafting complex wills and trusts. Experience drafting, explaining, recommending, and finalizing sophisticated wealth planning strategies and documents including Family Limited Partnerships, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, Insurance Trusts, Annual Exclusion Trusts, Directed Trusts, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, Decanting and Private Trust Companies in providing clients with long term wealth planning strategies Knowledge of and ability to research and apply rules governing income taxation of trusts and estates, gift tax return reporting, generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax and Chapter 14 International experience a plus Strong project management, ability to balance a large number of competing priorities Attention to detail Team Player Ability to work directly with clients to establish, develop and maintain long-term relationships.
N1069Menlo ParkFinancial InstitutionsSeeking a 3 to 5 year financial institutions associate. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience advising clients in regulatory and transactional matters involving electronic/online/mobile payments, virtual currencies, prepaid access, consumer credit, state and federal money transmission laws, state lender licensing laws, state and federal gift card laws, the federal Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation E, Regulation Z, and other state and federal laws and regulations related to payments and emerging financial services.
N1235Century City or SFHealthcareSeeking a 2 to 4 year healthcare associate. The position will focus on transactional, compliance, and regulatory work for healthcare providers and work across other offices. Outstanding academic credentials and excellent written and oral communication skills required, with a preference for candidates with experience in health law (transactional or regulatory). The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in working on a wide variety of matters, ranging from large transactions to compliance advice. Position offers a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and challenging, interesting work in a collegial environment.
N1070San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 1+ patent litigation associate. Qualified applicants must have a minimum of one year of prior work experience in patent litigation in district court and/or ITC proceedings. A degree in Computer Science, Software Programming, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field is required, and some degree of familiarity with software coding is preferred. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well in a cross-office team. Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work. Applicants admitted to USPTO are preferred.
N1071Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 3 year patent litigation associate. Desired experience includes participating in underlying case analysis; conducting factual and legal research; drafting pleadings, motions, and discovery requests; dealing with procedural matters; and assisting in deposition and hearing preparation. Ideal candidates will have an undergraduate or advanced degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, or computer engineering or an equivalent technical degree; experience working within the IP department of a comparable law firm; a high level of academic achievement at an accredited law school; and a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registration number or be qualified to take the USPTO’s registration examination. Ideal candidates will also be licensed to practice law in California. Expected Responsibilities: Patent litigation in U.S. district court and post-grant proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the USPTO; preparing and filing complaints, answers, and counterclaims and conducting associated pre-filing analysis; drafting discovery requests and responses and participating in discovery on infringement, validity, and damages issues, including expert discovery; analyzing and understanding complex technical subject matter in patents and relevant prior art; conducting searches for and analyzing prior art to invalidate patent claims; conducting legal research for and drafting discovery and dispositive motions and claim-construction briefs; supporting trial teams.
N1244San FranciscoIP – Privacy Seeking a 2 to 4 year privacy associate. Must have a strong interest in privacy and cybersecurity law, as well as excellent academic credentials, writing and analytical skills. Successful candidates will demonstrate ability to engage with clients directly, manage large projects, and provide pragmatic counsel in written and oral form.
N1073Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 1-3 year patent litigation associate with clerkship experience, including participating in underlying case analyses; conducting factual and legal research; drafting pleadings; participating in discovery on infringement, validity, and damages issues, including depositions and expert discovery; participating in post-grant proceedings; researching and drafting dispositive and discovery motions and claim construction briefing; and participating in pre-trial and trial activities. Ideal candidates will have: (i) undergraduate or master’s degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science and/or physics; (ii) experience working within the Intellectual Property department of a comparable law firm; and (iii) a high level of academic achievement from a law school institution. ITC experience would be a plus. Candidates should have excellent writing skills.
N1074San Francisco or Redwood ShoresIP – LitSeeking a 3 to 5 year IP lit associate (SF) and seeking a 2 to 5 year IP lit associate (SV), CS or EE background strongly preferred.
N1075San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 3 year patent prosecution associate. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with software and have experience in: Drafting and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications in the fields of computer science, electrical engineering, and similar technologies Contributing to a broad range of intellectual property matters, including patent prosecution Performing due diligence Supporting the practice by performing general research and writing This position offers an opportunity to work on cutting edge technology with a team of dedicated and collaborative patent professionals. Position Requirements Personal Skills/Attributes Has excellent written communication skills and an ability to produce written work product that is concise and effective Is conscientious with a proven attention to detail Possesses strong analytical skills and an ability to offer unique perspectives on complex issues Is organized and efficient with disciplined time management skills Embraces teamwork and works effectively with others who have different styles Technical Skills 2-3 years of prosecution experience is required Degree in computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or equivalent practical experience is required USPTO patent bar admission is preferred.
N1076San Francisco, Palo Alto, or SacramentoIP – Privacy Seeking a mid-level associate who specializes in data privacy and security matters.  The candidate may be located in our:  Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Palo Alto, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco or Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be familiar with a range of data privacy  laws, such as CAN-SPAM, CFAA, COPPA, ECPA, FOIA, FCRA, GLBA, the Privacy Act, and TCPA, and have significant experience with healthcare data privacy and security matters, including counseling clients on obligations under HIPAA, HITECH and state health information laws.  Some experience handling data breaches is also required.  This is an excellent opportunity to work with a Chambers-rated and growing practice across industries including healthcare, technology and financial institutions. 
N1077Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 3 to 5 year IP litigation associate. Ideal candidate must have strong academic credentials, superior writing ability, a quick-study aptitude and the ability to engender client confidence and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. California bar admission required
N1078San FranciscoIP – LitSeeking a 3 to 4 year IP litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate, masters degree or work experience in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science, as well as previous intellectual property litigation experience.
N1079San Francisco or Mt. ViewIP- LitSeeking a mid-level patent litigation associate for our Silicon Valley or San Francisco office. The ideal candidate will have at least four years of patent litigation experience. The candidate must have an electrical engineering, computer science, or similar degree, or equivalent professional experience.
N1080Mt. ViewIP – TMSeeking a 2 to 5 year trademark associate to work on prosecution, counseling, international enforcement. Superior analytical skills, academic credentials, excellent oral, writing and interpersonal skills a must. NY and/or CA bar membership preferred.
N1081Mt. ViewIP – ProsSeeking a 1+ year patent prosecution associate. Candidates should have an electrical engineering, computer science, or physics background or equivalent experience. Patent Bar eligible. Superior academic credentials, excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills a must.
N1082Mt. ViewIP – Privacy Seeking a privacy associate or counsel with five to ten years of direct privacy experience, whether in-house or private practice, for our growing privacy and information security group. The position is for the counseling and compliance side of our privacy and information security group. The ideal candidate will have deep expertise on privacy laws and regulations counseling, and advising on data security. Knowledge and understanding of key privacy regimens: US state, federal and foreign-jurisdiction regulations, including GLBA, HIPAA, CAN-SPAM, COPPA, and the European Union Privacy Directives. Technical background would be useful, but not essential. CA bar membership preferred. 
N1219Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 3 to 5 year patent prosecution associate with experience handling patent prosecution and counseling matters. PTAB experience and interest is a plus. A Ph.D. in biology or related discipline is preferred.
N1083Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a patent attorney or agent with 1+ years of experience. Qualified candidates must hold a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field and have strong patent prosecution skills. The candidate preferably has experience with computer, electrical, and semiconductor technologies and related software applications. Strong legal writing and research skills, top academics and law firm experience required. To be considered, any attorney candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the California State Bar.
N1084Menlo ParkIP – LitSeeking a 2015 to 2016 IP litigation associate. Ideal candidate will have experience with complex technology disputes, including trade secret and patent disputes. Strong brief writing and oral advocacy skills are a must. Specific experience drafting pleadings, document review and managing discovery is required. A degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is strongly preferred. In-court experience and/or clerkship is preferred but not required. CA bar admission required.
N1086Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 4 year patent prosecution associate (admitted to practice before the USPTO) to join our Palo Alto office. Candidates should have a background in electrical engineering, physics, and computer science and a degree in at least one of these fields is required, with preference to candidates having an advanced degree.
N1087San FranciscoIP – ProsSeeking a junior patent prosecution and counseling associate with at least 2-3 years of experience in patent prosecution to join our IP practice in our San Francisco office. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, applied physics, computer science or equivalent. Registration to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office, or ability to qualify, required. California Bar required.
N1088San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 4 year IP litigation associate. Must have experience in patent or software copyright litigation. Experience and confidence in handling computer and electronic related subject matter is preferred. Must have a technical degree (e.g., electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science) or significant experience handling substantive patent issues and ability to learn underlying technology. Candidates must be comfortable working in a team atmosphere and have excellent academic credentials.
N1089San Francisco or Menlo Park IP – LitSeeking a 1 to 3 year patent litigation associate. Applicants must have excellent academic credentials and a technical background. Technical undergraduate/graduate degree preferred. Industry experience is highly preferred.
N1090San FranciscoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent prosecution associate. Must have 2-5 years of experience in biotechnology patent prosecution, preferably in a law firm. Applicants must have an advanced degree or commensurate experience in the biological sciences, and preferably have expertise in molecular biology.
N1091San Francisco or Menlo ParkIP – TMSeeking a 2 to 3 year trademark associate. The ideal candidate will have experience in helping manage U.S. and international trademark portfolios with specific experience in trademark clearance, prosecution, investigations and routine enforcement. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.
N1092San Francisco or Menlo ParkIP – ProsSeeking a 3 to 10 year patent prosecution associate. Must have aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling. This position is an alternative to traditional partnership-track positions, and has a lower billable hour requirement and de minimus non-billable requirements. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California or Washington bar members are preferred.
N1214San FranciscoIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 6 year IP litigation associate. Ideal candidates will have complex patent litigation experience in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations or other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Excellent writing skills are required. Experience taking and defending depositions also strongly preferred.
N1093San Francisco IP – TMSeeking a 5 o 8 year trademark associate with experience in trademark prosecution, enforcement and managing trademark portfolios. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, as well as superior written and verbal communication skills.
N1240Menlo ParkIP – LitSeeking a 1 to 3 year patent lit associate. Although no experience is required, and a degree (bachelors or higher) and/or industry practice in electrical engineering or computer science, with a focus on patent litigation and patent inter partes review proceedings is desired. This firm has a trial-intensive practice, which means that their associates are regularly challenged with opportunities to work with experts, taking and defending depositions, preparing for and handle hearings, and participating in patent trials and inter partes review proceedings.
N1254San FranciscoIP – Privacy Seeking a midlevel privacy associate. Must have experience with complex data privacy and security issues in litigation, regulatory, and counseling matters. Applicants should have a mix of experience with technology, government regulation, US, EU, and APEC policy and enforcement regarding privacy and data security issues. An aptitude for technology and an understanding of how web technologies work is strongly preferred. CIPP certification is a plus. Superior verbal, written, and interpersonal skills required.
N1094Menlo ParkIP – LitSeeking a 1 to 6 year pharmaceutical patent litigation associate. Must have experience, including Hatch-Waxman, biologics, or biotechnology patent litigation. Advanced degree a plus, with preferred undergraduate and/or graduate training in molecular biology, chemical biology, pharmacology, immunology, biochemistry, structural biology, virology, or related field
N1095Menlo ParkIP – LitSeeking a 2+ year intellectual property litigation experience. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Chemistry or a Biological Science, and/or Materials Science, as well as previous intellectual property experience. Advanced degrees a plus. 
N1096Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2+ year patent prosecution associate with significant experience preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications for software including operating systems, middleware software, directory servers, network management, virtualization and cloud computing. The Patent Attorney must have a degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with work experience as a software developer, excellent academic credentials, and must be registered to practice before the USPTO.
N1246Menlo ParkIP – LitSeeking a 1 to 3 year IP litigation associate. Applicants will preferably have a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology or related field. Candidates must be currently admitted to practice in California .
N1223Menlo ParkIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 3 year patent agent or associate Should have Ph.D. in molecular biology, immunology, biochemistry or related field. Experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the life sciences. Patent Bar required and associate level candidates must be admitted to practice in California.
N1097San FranciscoIP – LitSeeking a 1 to 6 year patent litigation associate. Candidate must have Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering degree.
N1238San FranciscoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent prosecution associate with a background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics or similar degree. · Experience with patent drafting and prosecution in fields relating to fluid/heat transfer, aerosol physics, etc. is preferred. · Desire and ability to quickly learn the fundamentals of a broad range of new technologies · Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills · Demonstrated scientific writing ability · Demonstrated verbal skills required to communicate scientific concepts effectively to clients, attorneys, scientists and engineers. · USPTO admission or ability to be admitted within one year of hire.
N1098San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 1 to 5 year patent prosecution associate with experience in the following areas: Preparation and prosecution of patent applications; IP strategy and portfolio management; Strong technical background in electrical engineering, computer science or physics. Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential. USPTO Registration required. State bar membership required (attorney candidates).
N1099Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 4 year patent prosecution with experience in the following areas: Preparation and prosecution of patent applications IP strategy and portfolio management Strong scientific background, preferably at the graduate level, in the life sciences (biology, biochemistry, genetics, etc.) Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential. USPTO Registration required State bar membership required (attorney candidates).
N1100Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent prosecution associate with experience in the following areas: Preparation and prosecution of patent applications; IP strategy and portfolio management; Strong scientific background, preferably at the graduate level, in chemistry; Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential. USPTO Registration required. State bar membership required (attorney candidates).
N1101Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking 1 to 6 year patent prosecution associates with backgrounds in computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, physics, chemical engineering, chemistry, or biochemical. Desired experience in patent preparation and prosecution, invalidity, and non-infringement opinions.
N1248Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 5 to 6 year patent litigation associate. Ideal candidate will have an undergraduate and preferably a graduate degree in Electrical Engineering,Computer Engineering, Materials Science, or Physics, but this is not a prerequisite. Patent litigation (and trial) experience required. Looking for candidate seeking hands-on litigation and trial experience in a collaborative environment. District court or appellate clerkship is a plus.
N1102Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 2013 to 2015 patent litigation associate. A technical degree (Electrical Engineering or Computer Science preferred) and/or prior patent litigation experience is required. Outstanding academic credentials and law firm experience are preferred. Candidate must be admitted to, or qualified to sit for, the California Bar.
N1103Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 4 year patent prosecution associate. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials and patent prosecution experience at an AmLaw100 law firm. To be considered, you must have a degree in electrical engineering or computer science and must be admitted to the USPTO. California bar members strongly preferred.
N1105Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 1 to 3 year patent prosecution associate. We are looking for an attorney with an entrepreneurial spirit, one who is looking to excel and make a difference. We value collegiately among our lawyers and seek to make the practice of law professionally rewarding, while maintaining a personal balance. The candidate we are looking for will possess strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. In addition, they will have superior academic credentials with a background in computer science (all fields) and/or electrical engineering (e.g., semiconductors, OLED, LED, analog circuits, telecommunications, or automotive).
N1106San Francisco or Redwood ShoresIP – LitSeeking junior to midlevel IP lit associates, preferably with tech backgrounds (EE, CS or ME).
N1237Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking junior and mid-level associates, staff attorneys, and patent agents for this firm’s rapidly expanding patent prosecution and strategy practice. A computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering degree, or the like, as well as admission to the patent bar are a MUST in addition to top academic qualifications.
N1218San FranciscoIP – LitSeeking a 1 to 4 year patent litigation associate with a EE or CS background. Ideal candidates will have 1-4 years of experience in patent litigation (District Court and/or International Trade Commission) with a degree in electrical engineering or computer science. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.
N1108San FranciscoIP – LitSeeking a 1 to 4 year pharmaceutical patent litigation associate with a bachelors degree or an advanced degree in biology, molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, biochemistry, or chemistry.  Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills, are required.  
N1109San FranciscoIP – LitSeeking a 6+ year patent litigation associate with significant ITC Section 337 litigation experience. Strong academic credentials, as well as outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills are required. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.
N1110San JoseIP – ProsSeeking a 3 to 6 year patent prosecution associate with backgrounds in electrical engineering, computer science, or computer engineering. Industry experience in a technical field and advanced technical degrees are also of particular interest.
N1111San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 4 year IP litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have a background (educational and preferably work experience) in biopharma/life sciences, computer science, or electrical engineering.
N1112Redwood ShoresIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 5 year IP lit associate, preferably with a EE or CS background, but open to other backgrounds as well.
N1113San Francisco IP – LitSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent litigation associate. A degree (and preferably, an advanced degree) in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science is required, and an advanced degree in one of those areas is preferred. Some experience in patent prosecution is preferred, but not required. This is an opportunity to represent clients in an international practice and participate immediately in sophisticated intellectual property litigation. Candidates must have superior writing ability, maturity and good communication skills. Successful candidates will have experience deposing witnesses and/or examining witnesses at trial, arguing motions in court, and working with technical and economic experts, and will have experience in both federal and state court. Candidates must be registered with the California State Bar and in good standing. 
N1115Redwood ShoresIP – LitSeeking a junior to midlevel patent litigation associate. Candidates should have patent litigation and/or IPR experience. Candidates having a technical background in life sciences, electrical engineering, physics, chemistry, chemical engineering, or computer science are preferred. A high level of achievement and law firm experience is required.
N1116Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 6 year patent prosecution associate with background in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science. Our Intellectual Property (IP) Department offers a broad platform and includes: post-grant proceedings and interferences and strategic IP advice in the United States and worldwide. The IP Department counsels clients on IP portfolio development, drafts and prosecutes patents, copyrights and trademarks, and conducts IP audits. The transactional side of the IP Department works with the Corporate Practice in our Transactional Department and assesses risks and opportunities associated with IP licensing, technology transfer, sponsored and collaborative research agreements, joint ventures, strategic alliance and similar matters. The IP Department also works with the Litigation/Controversy Department in IP litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels, including international arbitration and ITC proceedings.
N1247San FranciscoIP – Privacy Seeking a 2 to 7 year privacy associate to handle privacy and data security issues in the context of complex technology transactions, including significant mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, other multidisciplinary transactions, advertising agreements, service agreements, e-commerce agreements, and other commercial transactions. You will be part of a rapidly growing team advising industry leading companies as well as innovative start-ups focused on cutting-edge commercial developments. Experience with technology industries, issues lying at the intersection of government regulation and technology, or FTC policy and enforcement regarding privacy and data security issues is desirable. Experience with M&A, technology transactions, or other transactional work is strongly preferred, as is familiarity with computer programming, network technologies, database design, and web technologies. CIPP certification is a plus. Superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required.
N1225Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 4 year patent prosecution associate. Must have strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, superior academic credentials with backgrounds in one of the following fields: molecular biology, biochemistry or bioengineering/bioinformatics. Advanced degree preferred.
N1117San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 5 year IP litigation associate with experience in trademark, copyright, advertising, and Internet liability issues; will focus on counseling, prosecution, litigation, licensing and transactional work. Superior academic credentials, strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills required.
N1118Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a patent litigation associate with 1-5 years of patent litigation experience. Electrical engineering, physics or computer science background preferred, but chemical or mechanical engineering also considered. Excellent academic credentials, verbal, written and interpersonal skills and technical background.
N1119San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – LitSeeking a mid-level associate (’14-’12 class year range) who has experience particularly in cases and investigations concerning Internet law, privacy, data security, copyright, and government issues to join a team that has played a central role in shaping the legal landscape for the online world and routinely tackles cutting-edge legal issues, from the earliest battles over the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to today’s disputes over privacy, copyright online, and free speech. You will have the opportunity to work with clients ranging from industry leaders to early-stage start-ups, and a host of others in between, from the US and around the world. Candidates must have stellar academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Successful candidates may sit in either San Francisco or Palo Alto.
N1120San Francisco IP – LitSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate, to handle matters in the areas of copyright, trade secret, internet, privacy, contract, and other technology-centered commercial disputes. We have advanced the law repeatedly in key areas. We try cases. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, as well as top-notch writing, speaking, and research skills. We seek hard-working candidates who will add new ideas to the discussion, run cases, and who possess meticulous attention to detail.
N1123Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 3 to 6 year patent prosecution associate to work in the Life Sciences/Medical Devices patent group. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, superior academic credentials with backgrounds in the following fields: engineering (e.g., mechanical, electrical, chemical, materials science, etc.), computer science, physics, optics, or biophysics. Candidates are expected to be responsible for a wide range of IP matters, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications, preparing patent opinion letters, providing IP counseling to clients, conducting patent due diligence studies in connection with business transactions, and working with other practices in the firm to provide full service to companies. Advanced degree (e.g., M.S. or Ph.D.) and industry experience preferred.
N1124San Francisco or Palo AltoIP – Privacy Seeking a mid-level associate (’14-’12 class year range) who has experience particularly in cases and investigations concerning Internet law, privacy, data security, copyright, and government issues to join a team that has played a central role in shaping the legal landscape for the online world and routinely tackles cutting-edge legal issues, from the earliest battles over the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, to today’s disputes over privacy, copyright online, and free speech. You will have the opportunity to work with clients ranging from industry leaders to early-stage start-ups, and a host of others in between, from the US and around the world. Candidates must have stellar academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Successful candidates may sit in either San Francisco or Palo Alto.
N1258Palo AltoIP – ProsSeeking a 2+ year patent prosecution associate. Candidates should have 2+ years experience in one or more of the following areas: Software Computer Science Database technology / architecture Programming language: Java/Flash/C++ Networking.
N1256San FranciscoL&ESeeking a 2 – 3 year employment law associate to join a dynamic practice with challenging work and high profile national clients. The ideal candidate will have major law firm experience in employment law, a strong academic background from a top law school, and excellent brief writing, analytical, and litigation skills, including in depositions and substantive motion practice. Experience with employment advisory matters is preferred.
N1264San Francisco or Palo AltoL&ESeeking a 4 to 6 year labor & employment associate. The ideal candidate will have general employment litigation, including complex business disputes and class action litigation experience, as well as a strong interest in employment litigation and counseling. The position will provide hands on, highly challenging and interesting legal assignments. The ideal candidate also will have strong academic credentials from a top 10 law school and excellent communication, analytical and writing skills, e.g., Law Review, along with experience in case management, drafting pleadings and discovery, arguing motions and taking and defending depositions. Major top tier law firm experience in a litigation practice is preferred. Must be admitted and a member in good standing of the California Bar to apply.
N1125San JoseL&ESeeking a 2 to 6 year labor & employment associate. Should have employment advice and counsel and litigation experience – employer side. Ideal applicants will have the following experience: Counseled clients Litigated employment discrimination and wrongful termination matters in California State and federal courts. Responded to administrative charges. Familiar with ERISA, NLRB, leave and compliance matters (FMLA, ADA, wage and hour) Policy development Compliance training Managing pre-litigation disputes. The successful candidate will possess a strong academic background, a proven track record of strong performance and measurable results with exceptional communication, analytical, and writing skills.
N1126San Francisco or Palo AltoL&ESeeking a 2+ year labor & employment associate to counsel clients. Must have experience counseling. Will interact frequently with other offices in DLA’s global employment practice. This associate will be responsible for conducting employment diligence and advising on employment aspects of corporate transactions; drafting and negotiating employment, retention and related agreements; advising on reductions in force and other employee terminations; drafting restrictive covenants and counseling on employee mobility, and will also conduct employment investigations, provide advice and counsel to emerging companies in all aspects of employment law, including compensation practices, commission plans, and leave practices. Flexibility and a willingness to learn are essential. We seek candidates with immediately transferable skills and a strong academic background from a nationally recognized law school.
N1127Mt. ViewL&ESeeking a 2 to 4 year labor & employment associate. The ideal candidate will have experience with both discovery, motion practice and other areas of pre-trial litigation (trial experience is a plus) as well as counseling employers on employment law issues and preparation or review of employment-related documentation. To work on a variety of matters including employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, wage-hour, trade secrets/non-competition/unfair competition, workplace privacy, executive employment agreements, and many other areas pertaining to hiring, promotion, compensation and discipline. The firm regularly advises employers and trains managers concerning personnel policies and practices. Must have top academics and CA bar membership.
N1128Mt. ViewL&ESeeking a 4 to 6 year labor & employment associate. The ideal candidate will have significant and deep experience in and aptitude for advising employers (including and especially early and mid-stage start-up companies) on a wide variety of employment law issues, including, but not limited to, terminations, reductions in force, leaves of absence and worker classification assessments, and preparation or review of employment-related documentation, including handbooks, compensation plans, and separation agreements. Strong litigation skills, including experience managing single plaintiff cases, are required, and class action experience is a plus. The candidate should have significant command of employment law, together with a business-minded approach to problem solving for clients. The Employment Practices Group counsels and litigates in the areas of employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, wage-hour, trade secrets/non-competition/unfair competition, workplace privacy, executive employment agreements, and many other areas pertaining to hiring, promotion, compensation and discipline. The firm regularly advises employers and trains managers concerning personnel systems, policies and practices. Candidates should have a strong background in employment law, top academics and CA bar membership.
N1129San FranciscoL&ESeeking a junior labor & employment associate (J.D. class 2014-2016). The ideal candidate will have exclusively management-side employment law experience, including substantial work on litigation matters (ideally including litigation relating to employee mobility), advising client on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, and regularly providing counseling advice to clients regarding day-to-day employment issues. Excellent writing and advocacy skills and the ability to build lasting relationships with internal and external clients are required. Candidates applying should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. CA bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) required.
N1215San FranciscoL&ESeeking a 3 to 4 year labor & employment associate. Must have solid experience with California labor & employment law, a strong academic record, and exceptional analytical and writing skills. Big law firm experience a plus. California bar membership required.
N1130SF or Palo AltoL&EJones Day has an immediate opening in our Northern California Labor & Employment practice for an associate with at least one year of experience in a major law firm. Candidates should have experience in employment litigation. Ideal candidates will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to work as part of a team. Order of the Coif, Law Review or Clerkship experience a plus.
N1131San Francisco or FresnoL&ESeeking a 3 to 5 year employment or education attorney A demonstrated commitment to working for public sector and non-profit clients is a key to success. Enjoy immediate responsibility, regular client contact, and the chance to make a difference in a fast-paced and collegial environment.
N1132Walnut CreekL&ESeeking a 5 to 8 year labor & employment associate with significant litigation experience. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in California.
N1133San Francisco L&ESeeking a 2 to 5 year labor & employment associate experience should include litigation and a labor and employment law background. Candidates must be licensed to practice in California.
N1134San JoseL&ESeeking a 4 to 6 year labor & employment associate. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. It is preferred, but not required, for the candidate to be fluent in Spanish and/or Mandarin. The candidate is required to be licensed to practice law in California.
N1135San FranciscoL&ESeeking a 3+ year labor & employment associate. The ideal candidate must have: Demonstrated top-notch legal research, analysis and writing abilities, including fluent working knowledge and understanding of California and federal court procedural and evidence rules; Experience working on defense of wage and hour class actions or collective actions (such as discovery, witness interviews and class certification) with partner and/or senior attorney oversight; Experience working on defense of single-plaintiff employment cases with partner and/or senior attorney oversight; Experience taking and defending depositions; Experience presenting oral arguments at state and federal trial court hearings; Administrative hearing experience (such as before the California Labor Commissioner); Appellate experience preferred but not required; Strong academic background.
N1249San FranciscoL&ESeeking a 3 to 6 year labor & employment associate. The ideal candidate will have top academic credentials with experience in: providing high level counsel to clients on employment law compliance issues; litigating trade secret/employee mobility, whistleblower (SOX, Dodd Frank), and high stakes single plaintiff employment actions; advising on employment aspects of M&A transactions; defending against employment-related class actions, including wage and hour class actions (class opposition strategy, fact development, briefing). Strong writing and client advice and relations skills, as well as the demonstrated ability to manage litigation on a day-to-day basis; draft and argue substantive briefs and motions; and take depositions with limited supervision are required. Trial experience is a plus. Membership to the California Bar is required.
N1136San FranciscoL&ESeeking a 1 to 3 year L&E associate.
N1137San Francisco L&ESeeking a 2014 to 2015 labor & employment associate. Substantial employment litigation experience is required in addition to outstanding academic credentials and law firm experience. Experience with wage-and-hour law preferred. Candidate must be admitted to the California Bar.
N1241San FranciscoL&ESeeking a 4 to 6 year labor & employment associate. Labor and employment litigation with a strong background in wage and hour collective actions is a requirement for this position. Candidates should have excellent academic credentials, experience in a law firm or similar environment and superior writing, communication and problem-solving skills. Relocation support is available for highly qualified candidates.
N1138San FranciscoL&ESeeking a junior to mid-level labor associate attorney with two to five years of experience working on labor and employment litigation matters. Experience with traditional labor matters, including union organizing campaigns, labor arbitrations and/or litigation before the NLRB, is necessary. Ideal candidates will have strong litigation skills, including writing and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, writing, arguing, and examining witnesses at hearings/arbitrations, and complex fact investigation, analysis, and creativity. A strong academic background and writing experience is required. Candidates must have high grades from a nationally ranked law school and already be admitted in California.
N1139San Francisco or Palo AltoL&ESeeking a 5+ year labor & employment associate with experience and knowledge of California law. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of California law and be able to advise clients, as well as experience litigating employment matters including class actions and single plaintiff cases. Excellent writing skills and the ability to work as a team player are essential. Experience taking and defending depositions and arguing motions are important. Trial or arbitration hearing experience is helpful.
N1140Palo AltoL&ESeeking a 1 to 3 year labor & employment associate. High level of academic achievement required and solid law firm experience preferred.
N1142San FranciscoL&ESeeking a 3 to 5 year labor & employment associate with management-side Labor & Employment experience. Prior management-side law firm experience and CA bar admittance required; experience with wage/hour litigation, including class and collective action defense, preferred.
N1229San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 3 to 5 year litigation associate to work in this firm’s growing securities and corporate governance litigation practice. The ideal candidate will have substantive experience in at least two of the following areas: securities litigation, shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative actions, corporate governance, or representing boards or committees in internal investigations. Federal court experience is necessary, and previous experience with litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery is a plus. The ideal candidate would have major law firm experience, a strong academic record from a highly-respected law school, strong legal research and writing skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit. If not licensed to practice in California, candidate must sit for the next bar exam.
N1145San JoseLitigationSeeking a 3+ year litigation associate with interest in business, commercial, real estate and employment litigation law. Exceptional communication, analytical and writing skills. Strong academic background. Proven track record of strong performance and measurable results The successful candidate will possess a strong academic background, a proven track record of strong performance and measurable results with exceptional communication, analytical, and writing skills. Berliner Cohen is noted for its congenial environment and provides a competitive benefit and compensation package.
N1262San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 3 to 4 year litigation associate.
N1146San FranciscoLitigation – InsuranceSeeking a midlevel (3 to 4 years experience) insurance coverage associate (policy holder side).
N1147San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate. High level of academic achievement and solid law firm experience required.
N1148San FranciscoLitigation – ProductsSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate to work on products liability matters. Candidates should have experience in preparing depositions. Products liability experience, medical background, mass tort and/or trial experience is a plus. California bar admission is required. The successful candidate also will have excellent writing skills, superior academics from a top law school, the ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently, and produce top quality work with minimal supervision.
N1149San FranciscoLitigation Seeking a 1 to 4 year litigation associate for its San Francisco office. Primary responsibilities will include: briefing appellate and complex issues, advanced legal research, and general litigation matters (i.e. court appearances, case management, the negotiation/drafting of settlements).
N1150San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 3 to 5 year general litigation associate. The candidate should have a high level of academic achievement from a highly ranked law school, strong legal writing skills and related experience.
N1151San FranciscoLitigation – White CollarSeeking a 3 to 6 year white collar litigation associate. The candidate should have a high level of academic achievement from a highly ranked law school, strong legal writing skills and solid white collar criminal/government experience. Candidates with experience in local offices of the SEC or USAO highly preferred.
N1152Menlo ParkLitigationSeeking a 2015 to 2016 litigation associate. Ideal candidate will have experience with complex commercial disputes. Strong brief writing and oral advocacy skills are a must. Specific experience drafting pleadings, document review and managing discovery is required. In-court experience and/or clerkship is preferred but not required. Candidates applying should have outstanding academic credentials, law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. CA bar admission required.
N1153San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 2016 to 2017 litigation associate. Candidate must have general experience with complex commercial litigation, as well as specific experience handling discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting pleadings, and document review. In court experience is preferred but not required. Candidates applying for associate positions with Goodwin should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. CA bar admission required.
N1154SacramentoLitigationSeeking a 5 to 8 year litigation associate. Candidates should have experience with commercial, governmental and business litigation, including consumer class actions, preferably in a large law firm setting. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal, administrative and organizational skills, must be detail-oriented and have the ability to prioritize and manage workload; must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Candidates should possess a strong academic background, superior drafting and research skills, negotiation skills, and the ability to take on significant project responsibility. Also, candidates should be diligent, detail-oriented, proactive, supportive, and team-oriented. Candidates must be admitted to the California Bar and should be willing to participate in community and professional organizations as part of professional development. Judicial intern/extern/clerk experience a plus.
N1155San FranciscoLitigation – Real EstateSeeking a 2014 to 2017 real estate litigation associate. Experience in preparing legal motions and arguing in court hearings desired. For all candidates, we require some real estate experience (either through prior employment, legal case work or participation in related organizations). A successful candidate will be adept at providing concise and persuasive work product under short deadlines for expedited lawsuits, with careful attention to details.
N1231San Jose or Palo AltoLitigation – T&ESeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate and a 4+ year litigation associate to focus on trust & estate litigation issues. Trust & Estate litigation experience is a plus but not required. Candidates must possess outstanding academic credentials, strong legal analysis and excellent writing skills. A desire to appear in court and confident oral communication skills are required. Deposition and court appearance experience are good, but not required. Candidate must be a current member of the State Bar of California in good standing.
N1157San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 1 to 3 year litigation associate. This position will provide an opportunity to work with well-known partners in a broad-based business litigation practice, including creditor’s rights, commercial, class action, real estate and ADA litigation. Excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to work as part of a team are required. Admission to the California Bar is required. Law firm experience is helpful. 
N1158San FranciscoLitigation – ADA Seeking a 3 to 4 year associate with experience in ADA compliance and litigation. Experience advising clients in identifying architectural accessibility barriers and recommending steps to comply with the ADA and California Building Code is required. In addition, experience assisting clients with Internet-related compliance, including retail websites and online reservation systems is necessary. The ideal candidate will also have significant experience litigating in Federal court, including case management and trial experience. A strong academic record and admission to the State Bar of California are required. Department of Justice experience is helpful.
N1159San Francisco or Palo AltoLitigationSeeking a 4+ year litigation associate. Class action, antitrust or unfair business practices experience a plus. Excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills and the ability to work as part of a team in a growing and thriving litigation group are required. Deposition, hearing and trial experience preferred. Order of the Coif, Law Review or Clerkship experience a plus.
N1160San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 3-12 associate with experience focusing on property and casualty, directors and officers, and /or professional liability coverage. Litigation/courtroom experience. Prepare and argue motions, including summary judgment motions in both State and Federal Courts throughout California. Take and defend depositions. Attend and defend and/or prosecute trials and other hearings. Must be willing to travel on as needed basis. Must be well-versed in the rules of evidence and introducing evidence. Will be required to attend any and all hearings, mediations and other duties as assigned. Foreclosure experience a plus
N1161SacramentoLitigation – HealthcareSeeking a 4 to 5 year litigation associate. We prefer hiring someone with large law firm experience. Previous healthcare experience is preferred but not required.
N1162San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 2 to 3 year litigation associate with experience in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations or other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Experience taking and defending depositions also strongly preferred.
N1164San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 2 to 3 year litigation associate to work on diverse matters including complex commercial litigation, healthcare litigation, insurance coverage litigation, business litigation, real estate litigation and employment and labor matters, among others. Ideal candidates will have experience in litigation. Excellent legal writing and research skills are required. Candidates should have hands on litigation experience handling discovery, drafting pleadings, writing briefs and preparing and arguing motions. Requirements: Two to three years’ solid commercial litigation experience at a top law firm Outstanding academic credentials Strong research and writing skills California bar membership in good standing
N1165San FranciscoLitigation – SecuritiesSeeking a midlevel securities lit associate.
N1166San Francisco or Palo AltoLitigationSeeking junior to midlevel litigation associates. Stellar only.
N1236Palo AltoLitigationSeeking a 1+ year litigation associate. Candidates must possess strong writing skills and have excellent academic credentials, including graduation from a top-tier law school and law review or journal experience, are required. Candidates must have at least one year of substantive securities & corporate governance or complex litigation experience and be members in good standing with the California bar. California Supreme Court or Court of Appeals clerkship experience strongly preferred.
N1230San FranciscoLitigation – ConstructionSeeking a midlevel construction litigation associate. The work would entail counseling, dispute resolution, and contract drafting and negotiation. To be considered, candidates must have at least four years of construction law or equivalent experience. Successful candidates will have experience litigating all types of construction disputes, including delay and disruption claims, payment disputes such as mechanic’s lien, bond, and stop notice claims, and construction defect litigation. Excellent academic credentials, strong references and superb written and oral communication skills are required. Prior AmLaw 100 & clerkship experience preferred; CA Bar membership is required.
N1227San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 3 to 5 year litgation associate. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, a JD from a top-tier law school and at least 3-5 years of complex litigation experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm. Candidates must also be members in good standing with the California bar.
N1169San Francisco or Palo AltoLitigation – PrivacySeeking a mid-level privacy associate. To handle a broad range of government investigations, litigation, and counseling concerning consumer privacy and data security as well as litigation concerning government access to information in the national security and law enforcement context. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in privacy and data security, including the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, strongly preferred. Candidates should have superior writing skills, with 3-5 years of complex litigation and/or brief writing experience. Federal appellate clerkship or Supreme Court clerkships, experience in the U.S. Department of Justice and/or a Bristow Fellowship a plus. This position will be located in either the Palo Alto or San Francisco office.
N1251San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 2013 to 2016 litigation associate with excellent academic credentials and experience as a litigator with a comparable AmLaw 100 firm or with a government agency or department to join the Litigation group. Member in good standing of the California bar.
N1171San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 5 to 6 year litigation associate. To work on privacy and general business litigation. Candidates must have superior writing ability, communication skills, and be able to supervise junior attorneys. An extensive understanding of the technology marketplace is strongly desired. Candidates must be licensed by and in good standing with the California State Bar.
N1172San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 2 to 3 year (classes 2015-2016) litigation associate. Experience with civil and criminal antitrust, securities and corporate governance litigation, internal investigations including in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act area, or environmental litigation are helpful but not required.
N1173San Francisco LitigationSeeking a 3rd year litigation associate.  Experience with discovery, motion practice, and deposition and trial prep experience a must.
N1174San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a junior to mid-level associates (2-4 years) to work in our San Francisco office on complex commercial and non-patent intellectual property litigation matters. This is an opportunity for an associate who wants to litigate and try cases for a career and is looking to join a team of accomplished trial lawyers who do just that. Successful candidates will have superior research and analytical skills and be excellent communicators in both spoken and written form. They will have top academic credentials, a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence.
N1175San FranciscoLitigationSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate. To work on copyright, trade secret, internet, privacy, contract, and other technology-centered commercial disputes for Silicon Valley’s largest companies and cutting-edge start-ups. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, as well as top-notch writing, speaking, and research skills. We seek hard-working candidates who will add new ideas to the discussion, run cases, and who possess meticulous attention to detail.
N1176Palo AltoLitigation – SecuritiesSeeking a 2 to 5 year litigation associate to work on commercial and securities litigation and/or government investigations. The firm is involved in a variety of complex commercial litigation and has one of the strongest securities litigation and government investigations practices in the country. Candidate must have excellent academic credentials, oral, written and interpersonal skills. CA bar preferred.
N1061Walnut CreekMunicipal LawSeeking a 4 to 5 year municipal law associate. Desired experience includes planning, zoning and land use experience. Candidate should have experience attending legislative body meetings.
N1220SacramentoMunicipalSeeking a 1 to 4 year municipal associate. The ideal candidate will have experience working with public agencies and a demonstrated interest in municipal law. Key qualifications include excellent writing and research skills, superior public speaking ability, and the ability to work directly with clients. Relevant professional experience may include, but is not limited to, Brown Act, conflicts of interest, public contracting, land use, real estate, code enforcement, and personnel.
N1177Mt. ViewPrivacySeeking a 5 to 10 year privacy attorney. This is long-term full-time opportunity. This person would be responsible for a range of privacy matters from advising engineering, product, marketing, and information security teams to resolve any privacy-related issues, to negotiating privacy provisions in commercial transactions, and managing privacy compliance.
N1178San JoseReal Estate – FinanceSeeking a real estate financing attorney. Qualifications include substantial experience in representing clients in sophisticated real estate financing transactions, including construction financing, permanent loans, CMBS, refinancing and workouts for office, research and development, retail and industrial properties. Excellent client communication skills, academic credentials and analytical skills are required.
N1263SacramentoReal EstateSeeking a 3 to 5 year real estate associate.
N1179San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a 2+ year real estate associate. Experience involving entities buying, selling or financing real estate, including experience in some or all of the following: drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements and mortgage loan agreements. This individual must have strong academic credentials and be a self-starter with an interest in representing developers in all aspects of the acquisition, disposition, financing, development and operation of affordable housing projects, including major mixed-income and mixed-use developments.
N1233San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a mid-level real estate associate. Must have experience in commercial real estate transactional work, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, development and finance. The successful candidate will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize. Must be team player with strong academic background, who are team players interested in joining a dynamic group, with the ability to interact with and manage clients, and an intellectual curiosity and interest in learning. Hospitality experience is a plus, but not required.
N1181San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a 3 to 8 year real estate associate to focus on commercial real estate transactions. Experience in acquisitions, dispositions, development, real estate finance and leasing is necessary. A background/working knowledge in real estate lending (preferably from the lender side) and some knowledge of land use laws and regulations is preferred. Candidate must have exceptional law school academics, hands-on leading law firm experience and excellent writing skills. California bar admission required.
N1257San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a 2 to 5 year real estate associate. The ideal candidate should have a broad based real estate practice, with experience in acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing, joint ventures and development. This role will also involve support of our transactional construction practice, advising clients on construction, design and related contracts. Experience in the area is not required, but is preferred.
N1182San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a midlevel real estate associate.
N1183San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a midlevel real estate associate (J.D. class 2012-2013). Must have substantial experience in complex real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and financing of various real estate asset classes, including, office, multi-family, industrial, retail and hospitality and leisure properties. Experience with hotel management agreements and hotel franchise agreements is desired but not required. Candidates applying for associate positions should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. CA bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) required.
N1253Palo AltoReal EstateSeeking a 2 to 6 year real estate associate. Ideal candidate will have experience with one or more of following: acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financing, joint venture and development of different asset classes, including office, industrial and hospitality. The successful candidate will have a strong career history, with prior law firm experience a benefit. The role requires a candidate with strong interpersonal skills, a high degree of maturity, a willingness to learn and a desire to accept significant responsibility and manage a challenging workload within a fast-paced environment.
N1184San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a mid to upper-level real estate associate, preferably with three to six years of experience in office and retail leasing and other general real estate transactional experience, including experience in real estate acquisition and disposition transactions. The position will involve regular client contact, significant drafting and negotiation of lease documents (simple and complex), and will include providing support to the firm’s real estate partners. Strong client communication skills, analytic abilities, attention to detail, and drafting skills are essential.
N1185Palo AltoReal EstateSeeking a real estate associate with a minimum of 2+ years experience in real estate transactions, joint venture investment structures and/or real estate finance. Lender representation is a plus. CA bar membership required. 
N1186San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a 2013-2015 real estate associate. Prior transactional experience is required, including but not limited to acquisitions, dispositions, purchase and sale, leasing, joint ventures. Outstanding academic credentials and law firm experience are required. Admission to the California Bar strongly preferred.
N1188San FranciscoReal EstateSeeking a 3 to 8 year real estate associate with experience in finance, leasing and acquisition work. Candidates should be interested in a broad exposure to commercial real estate matters. Excellent analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills required. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm. Admission to California Bar required or within six (6) months required.
N1189San Francisco or SacramentoReal EstateSeeking a 7+ year real estate attorney to join its Real Estate practice group to focus on real estate and energy project development matters. The ideal candidate has strong experience with the following areas: Structuring complex real estate transactions Structured finance M&A and finance transactions Acquisition, disposition, development, leasing, and joint venture transactions M&A coordinated due diligence in connection with real estate, ground leases, and real property transactions related to purchase agreements, easements, deeds of trust and other security instruments Resolution of complicated title insurance matters Real estate business development General real estate commercial transactions This lawyer will work within and receive support from a national team of industry-leading real estate and energy lawyers and paralegals. This position will be directly responsible for overseeing client matters and staffing projects with associates and other support staff. The lawyer may reside in any Stoel Rives office, but a preference will be placed on candidates with a California State Bar license, with multi-state capability.
N1190San Francisco or Redwood ShoresCorporate – Tech TransSeeking a 3 to 4 year tech trans associate. Mandarin language skills are a plus. We would consider experienced mid-level M&A candidates with an interest or background in tech or life sciences.
N1191San Francisco or Palo AltoTaxSeeking a mid-level (5-6 year) International Tax Associate to work on international tax planning and consulting. The ideal candidate will have experience with international structuring and cross border transactions planning, management of complex and large multi-jurisdictional projects, and meaningful client responsibilities. Candidates must possess strong technical and practical knowledge of U.S. and global international tax rules such as income sourcing rules, U.S. trade or business and effectively connected income, foreign tax credits, income tax treaty issues such as permanent establishment, income characterization, subpart F, withholding tax, tax-free organizations, IP migration and cost sharing arrangements, OECD BEPS actions, CbC reporting, key local OECD BEPS inspired legislation and related aspects such as UK DPT, UK anti-hybrid rules, and Australia MAAL, U.S. and global transfer pricing documentation requirements, international aspects of U.S. tax reform, and other international tax topics. Excellent analytical and writing skills are a must. Familiarity with financial statements and models will be a plus.
N1192Palo AltoTaxSeeking a 4+ year tax associate to work on a variety of commercial transactions, including new business formations, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, partnerships and joint ventures, and financing transactions. Ideal candidates will have both domestic and cross border experience. We seek candidates with immediately transferable skills, excellent analytical and writing skills, and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools. This is an opportunity to join a very fast growing practice of the largest law firm in the world that provides substantial client contact and practice development and professional growth opportunities. The candidate should be a self-accountable by nature and a true team player.
N1193San FranciscoTaxSeeking a 1 to 5 year tax associate. Prior government experience, from a state or federal government agency or court and an LLM in Taxation from a top law school, is preferred, but not required.
N1216San FranciscoTaxSeeking a 3 to 5 year tax associate with outstanding credentials and qualifications.
N1194Palo AltoTaxSeeking a 3 to 5 year tax associateur national practice, which encompasses all areas of federal, state, and international tax law for technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises at all stages of development. Our tax practice represents both companies and their investors in conjunction with the firm’s mergers and acquisitions and private equity practices, and also assists clients with debt and equity financings, technology transfers, complex licensing and collaboration arrangements, and both domestic and international tax planning.
N1195Palo AltoTech TransSeeking a 1 to 3 year tech trans associate with emphasis on intellectual property licensing and technology commercialization. Substantive experience with drafting and negotiating complex licensing agreements preferred, including agreements involving software and content licensing, partnering and distribution, application hosting, Web-based services, technology development, services agreements, and technology transfer relationships. This job does not involve intellectual property litigation or the prosecution/registration of any intellectual property, but does include advising on privacy compliance and open source software licensing. Successful candidates will demonstrate ability to manage fast-paced client transactions and to provide pragmatic counsel related to clients’ technology commercialization needs. 
N1196SF or SVTech TransSeeking a 1 to 3 year tech trans associate. Mandarin language skills are a plus. High level of academic achievement and solid law firm experience required. We would consider experienced mid-level M&A candidates with an interest or background in technology or life sciences.
N1197Palo AltoTech TransSeeking an attorney to work in its Technology, Data & Commercial Group. To work on drafting and reviewing basic technology agreements (including terms of use, non-disclosure, subscription, software license, consulting and reseller agreements), review due diligence materials and research intellectual property issues. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in contract drafting and intellectual property transactions. In addition, candidates should have immediate transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools.
N1198Mt. ViewTech TransSeeking a 4 to 6 year licensing associate. The firm handles complex, innovative technology transactions for some of the most prominent technology, entertainment and life sciences companies in the United States. Our technology transactions group also works closely with our corporate group, which is consistently ranked as one of the top IPO and M&A practices in the United States. We are particularly interested in those lawyers who have strong I.P. and life sciences licensing backgrounds and experience. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in life sciences licensing; experience with the developing digital health sector and/or regulatory practice is preferred. An undergraduate degree in a life sciences-related field of study would be useful, but not essential. CA or WA bar membership preferred.
N1199Menlo ParkTech TransSeeking a midlevel tech trans associate to work on a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including early and late-stage venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, and private and public offerings. California bar admission required.
N1200Menlo ParkTech Trans – Life SciencesSeeking a mid to senior tech trans associate. The candidate should have experience in intellectual property licensing, technology transfer and other technology transactions as well as in IP support (including intellectual property and technology transaction due diligence) of corporate transactions in the life sciences arena. The candidate should also have experience in some or all of the following: drafting and negotiating intellectual property licenses (including patent and trademark licenses); joint development, collaboration and other strategic alliance agreements; technology licenses and services agreements (including software as a service agreements); distribution agreements as well as performing intellectual property and technology transaction due diligence for corporate transactions and technology transfers. CA bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) preferred.
N1203Menlo ParkTech Trans – Life SciencesSeeking a 3 to 4 year licensing associate. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Biology or Chemistry-related fields or experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. The candidate should have excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
N1204Palo AltoTech TransSeeking a 2014 to 2015 technology transactions associate. Technology transactions experience including licensing, joint development, and technology M&A deal experience required and commercial transactions experience including manufacturing and supply agreements preferred. Outstanding academic credentials and major law firm experience are also required. Candidate must be admitted to the California Bar.
N1242Palo AltoTech TransSeeking a 3+ year tech transactions associate. Must have experience handling complex technology transactions, licensing transactions and/or related intellectual property matters. General corporate transactions experience is also desirable as the person who fills this position will work closely with the firm’s Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Group.
N1205Palo AltoTech Trans – FintechSeeking a junior fintech associate. Our ideal candidate will have substantive experience handling regulatory and legal issues faced by blockchain, bitcoin and other virtual currency businesses, complex technology transactions, licensing, and payment and financial services matters related to emerging and traditional payment systems, services, and products. Experience working with clients on federal and state regulatory licenses and applications, compliance and enforcement matters, complex bank and money transmission regulatory issues, privacy, and cyber security is a plus. 
N1206Palo AltoTech Trans – FintechSeeking a midlevel fintech associate associate. Our ideal candidate will have substantive experience handling regulatory and legal issues faced by blockchain, bitcoin and other virtual currency businesses, complex technology transactions, licensing, and payment and financial services matters related to emerging and traditional payment systems, services, and products. Experience working with clients on federal and state regulatory licenses and applications, compliance and enforcement matters, complex bank and money transmission regulatory issues, privacy, and cyber security is a plus. Palo Alto.
N1260Palo AltoTech TransSeeking a 3 to 5 year (2012 to 2015) associate with significant licensing/IP transactions experience, including in-licensing, outbound licensing, development, collaboration and other commercial arrangements, as well as the IP aspects of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs and joint ventures. Broad technology company experience, including Internet, media, software, hardware, alternative energy, and information technology. Open to candidates outside of California.
N1208Palo AltoTech TransSeeking a 3-7 year tech trans associate with intellectual property or privacy law experience and experience working on larger corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions or joint ventures. Significant experience in drafting complex documents, managing large transactions, and handling negotiations Good understanding of the key risks and issues involved in cross-border transactions. Strong academic record and intellectual curiosity, creative thinker. Outstanding communication and negotiation skills Excellent drafting skills Strong time management skills, ability to stay calm under pressure when juggling multiple projects
N1209SF or SeattleTech Trans – PrivacySeeking a 2 to 7 year tech transactions associate to handle privacy and data security issues in the context of complex technology transactions, including significant mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, other multidisciplinary transactions, advertising agreements, service agreements, e-commerce agreements, and other commercial transactions. You will be part of a rapidly growing team advising industry leading companies as well as innovative start-ups focused on cutting-edge commercial developments. Experience with technology industries, issues lying at the intersection of government regulation and technology, or FTC policy and enforcement regarding privacy and data security issues is desirable. Experience with M&A, technology transactions, or other transactional work is strongly preferred, as is familiarity with computer programming, network technologies, database design, and web technologies. CIPP certification is a plus. Superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required.
N1210Palo AltoTech TransSeeking a 2 to 5 year tech trans associate. Associates will primarily work on structuring, drafting, and negotiating a variety of intellectual property and commercial transactions, including license, service, development, distribution and partnering agreements. Associates will also work on the intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and other multidisciplinary transactions. This is an excellent opportunity for self-motivated and entrepreneurial individuals with a strong interest in technology companies to help build a growing practice. A technical or science background is beneficial, but not required, as is the ability to communicate in Mandarin (in addition to English). Candidates must have experience in intellectual property transactions and a strong interest in a career focused on intellectual property and commercial transactions.
N1211Palo AltoTech Trans- Life SciencesSeeking a biotech transactions attorney: practice focuses on strategic partnering and other commercial transactions for biopharmaceutical and other life science companies with significant client interaction and the potential to function in a broader general counsel capacity with clients on day-to-day and M&A matters. 3-6 years of licensing/partnering experience is strongly preferred, but candidates with other significant corporate, transactional and/or intellectual property (litigation or prosecution) experience will be considered. A biological sciences, chemistry and/or business background, as well as in-house legal experience, will also be considered favorably. Superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required for this position. We are open to having this position filled by someone working out of our Palo Alto or San Diego Offices, with flexibility over time to locate in another office (including San Francisco, New York or Washington, D.C).

Job #LocationPractice AreaJob Description
L3000Los AngelesAdvertisingSeeking a 3 to 6 year associate with experience in advertising transactions (including representation of ad agencies, major brands, content creators, producers, studios, media and tech platforms and data licensors), legal and regulatory compliance counseling (in regard to marketing, advertising and privacy, and including sweepstakes, contests and promotions) and other transactional entertainment-related work (content licensing, talent and production agreements). This is a partnership track position. The associate will work with the partners and other attorneys in the firm on a wide variety of transactions including advertising, marketing, licensing, branding, promotions, endorsement, sponsorship, and media production deals for established companies and start-up ventures.
L3152Downtown LABankingSeeking a 3 to 5 year banking & finance associate.
L3001Downtown LABankingSeeking a 3 to 4 year banking associate Must have top academic credentials and large firm experience.
L3144Century CityBankingSeeking a 3 year banking associate. Candidates must demonstrate strong initiative, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with significant clients, excellent analytical and writing skills, a dependable work ethic and the ability to function independently and within a team. Experience with a large law firm with multiple offices is preferred. 
L3003Downtown LABankruptcySeeking a bankruptcy associate with a demonstrated interest in creditors’ rights (secured creditor preference) and bankruptcy. The ideal candidate will have 2 – 3 years of commercial litigation, commercial landlord/tenant and loan enforcement experience. Major law firm experience, strong academic record from a respected law school, and strong verbal and written communications skills are also required.
L3004Century CityBankruptcySeeking a 2 to 3 year bankruptcy associate. The ideal candidate possesses significant experience representing and advising companies experiencing financial difficulties, lenders and creditors in complex business and reorganizations, debt restructurings and financing matters (ideally creditor-side experience). We seek candidates with immediate transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized law schools. Must have experience representing and advising companies experiencing financial difficulties; lenders and creditors in complex business and reorganizations, debt restructuring and financial matters Ideally creditor side experience.
L3005Los AngelesBankruptcySeeking a 1 to 5 year bankruptcy associate (debtor & creditor side). Tasks include the purchase of assets out of bankruptcy; restructuring companies; representing key constituents; handling bankruptcy-related litigation.
L3006Century CityCorporate – FinanceSeeking a 3 year corporate finance associate. Should have experience in general corporate with an emphasis in finance and lending transactions, preferably with experience in the entertainment industry or with intellectual property experience, and the ability to work in a high volume environment with attention to detail. Candidates should have excellent analytical, writing, contract drafting and communication skills and the energy, drive and desire to work in a busy international film finance practice. Competitive salary and benefits will be paid and time to partnership will be commensurate with experience.
L3007Downtown LACorporateSeeking a 3 to 6 year corporate associate with securities and public company experience. 
L3009Los AngelesCorporate – HealthcareSeeking a 6+ year corporate associate.  The ideal candidate will have healthcare transactional/regulatory experience and also experience in mergers and acquisitions. We are looking for a candidate that is highly motivated and capable of working directly with clients and others on regulatory issues as well as on transactions. We prefer candidates with big law firm experience, immediately transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized schools.
L3124Downtown LACorporateSeeking a junior and a midlevel corporate associate to work in this firm’s Private Investment Funds group. Candidates must have general experience both working in teams and in managing substantial components of transactions independently, along with specific experience representing domestic and international venture capital and private equity funds in structuring, formation and operation, as well as in various transactions such as financings, acquisitions and formation of alternative investment structures. Candidates applying for associate positions should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. CA bar admission strongly preferred.
L3011LACorporateSeeking a mid-level associate (J.D. Class 2012 – 2013) with specific experience in mergers and acquisitions (including control and minority transactions) and growth equity and venture capital investments, preferably for leading private equity and venture capital investor clients. Candidate must be proactive, with a strong business sense and the ability to effectively manage internal and external client and counsel relationships. Candidates applying for associate positions with Goodwin should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience and excellent written and verbal communication skills. California bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) required.
L3126Century CityCorporateMidlevel corporate associate with M&A experience.
L3145Century CityCorporateSeeking a midlevel corporate associate. Candidates must have significant experience in corporate transactions with an emphasis on IPOs, capital raising, the Securities Act, and ‘34 Act reporting. The successful candidate will have a strong career history and currently work for a well-regarded law firm. A first-class academic record and strong writing skills also are essential. The role requires a candidate with strong interpersonal skills, a high degree of maturity and a proven willingness to accept significant responsibility and manage a challenging workload within a fast-paced environment. Candidates must be in good standing with the CA State Bar.
L3013Century CityCorporateSeeking a 3 to 4 year corporate associate to represent middle market clients on a variety of corporate transactions. Candidates should have a strong general corporate transactional background, including experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs, divestitures, financings, and strategic investment and alliances. Solid experience in drafting and reviewing corporate documentation is required. Excellent academic credentials, as well as strong written, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Our corporate clients include public and private companies, wealthy individuals, and family offices. They span a diverse range of industries, including consumer products, electronics, entertainment, financial services, food and beverage, manufacturing, retail and technology. Candidates should be able to work in a team, while also handling significant individual responsibilities. Major transactional firm experience is required. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.
L3014Downtown LACorporate – Debt FinanceSeeking a 1 to 2 year debt finance associate with experience in one or more of the following areas: structuring, documentation and negotiation of secured and unsecured financing transactions for both borrowers and lenders, including senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt transactions; acquisition financings; and loan workouts. Candidates with leveraged finance experience, particularly in the context of mergers and acquisitions, are preferred.
L3015Downtown LACorporate – Debt FinanceSeeking a 5 to 6 year debt finance associate with experience in one or more of the following areas: structuring, documentation and negotiation of secured and unsecured financing transactions for both borrowers and lenders, including senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt transactions; acquisition financings; and loan workouts. Candidates with leveraged finance experience, particularly in the context of mergers and acquisitions, are preferred.
L3016Downtown LACorporateSeeking corporate associates in classes of 2013 or 2012. The ideal candidate would have experience (4 – 5 years) in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate and transactional matters. The ideal candidate would be motivated and one who seeks out responsibility and is familiar with taking a leadership role in transactions.
L3017Downtown lACorporateSeeking a 3 to 5 year corporate associate with capital markets experience.
L3018Century City or Downtown LACorporateSeeking a 3 to 4 year corporate associate for either Downtown LA or Century City office, to work on emerging companies work.
L3019Downtown LACorporateSeeking a 3 to 4 year corporate associate with significant experience in merger & acquisition transactions.
L3020Century CityCorporateSeeking a 3 to 6 year corporate associate and a 7+ year corporate associate. Candidates will have corporate law firm experience including mergers & acquisitions, joint venture, private equity, finance, and securities. Successful candidates will have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and people. Superior academic credentials and admission to the CA bar are required. Large or mid-size law firm experience preferred.
L3021Century CityCorporate – FinanceSeeking a 6+ year corporate finance associate . The candidate must have a strong commercial finance background with substantial experience in representing financial institutions in secured and unsecured lending, and finance transactions including securities-based lending, asset-based lending and derivatives. Additional experience in securities matters and regulatory matters is a plus. Successful candidates will have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to independently manage multiple projects and people. Superior academic credentials and admission to the CA bar are required. Large or mid-size law firm experience preferred.
L3022Downtown LACorporate – FinanceSeeking mid-level associate with 2 to 4 years of finance experience, such as drafting and negotiating credit agreements, indentures and intercreditor arrangements for borrowers or lenders. Admission to the California Bar preferred, alternatively admitted to New York Bar.
L3023Downtown LACorporate – SecuritizationSeeking a 4+ year corporate securitization associate with experience in securitization or CLO experience to work in our Los Angeles office. Admission to the California Bar preferred, alternatively admitted to New York Bar.
L3114Downtown LACorporateSeeking a 1 to 6 year corporate associate. Opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting, complex and often high-profile transactions with a diverse clientele that includes Fortune 100 corporations, well known private companies and funds, and prominent individuals.
L3136Downtown LACorporate – FinanceSeeking a 2013-2015 corporate finance associate. The group’s clients consist of many high-profile bank and nonbank lenders, including private debt funds, BDCs, mezzanine funds and hedge funds. This position involves direct client contact and will provide many opportunities for business development training and participation. Candidate must have experience executing complex finance transactions and credit arrangements. Asset based lending experience a plus but not required. Strong academic credentials and law firm experience are preferred. Candidate must be admitted to the California or New York Bar.
L3025Century CityCorporateSeeking a 2 year corporate associate. Must possess high level of academic achievement, experience with both M&A transactional work and general corporate work, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team are required.
L3026Century CityCorporateSeeking a 4 to 6 year corporate associate with sophisticated experience in M&A transactions.  Candidates with New York law firm experience tend to transition well into our thriving practice.  Experience should include general corporate and business law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate governance.  Preferred candidates would also have experience counseling corporate clients on SEC filings, securities law compliance and other similar matters, and some familiarity with securities and capital markets transactions, including offerings and/or private placements of debt and equity securities.
L3027Downtown LACorporate – M&ASeeking a corporate attorney with 6 to 15 years. Experience in representation of private companies in M&A transactions is strongly preferred. Candidates will be allowed to work remotely, and will be paid on an hourly basis for work that may range between 15 to 40+ hours per week, depending on candidate’s desired workload and client needs. Candidates must be comfortable with drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, disclosure schedules, employment agreements, escrow agreements and other typical M&A documents. Excellent drafting skills are essential. Candidates must have top academics and should already be admitted to practice in California.
L3135Century CityCorporateSeeking a midlevel corporate associate with M&A experience.
L3028Century CityCorporate – Global Transportation FinanceSeeking a 2 to 5 year finance associate. Candidates should have some relevant experience in finance (preferably aviation, aerospace, railroad, marine industries), commercial lending, project finance, structured finance, equipment finance, secured finance or similar experience representing financiers, lessors, manufacturers and customers. Candidates with immediately transferable corporate/finance skills and strong academic backgrounds are preferred. California bar admittance is required.
L3029Downtown LACorporateSeeking a 4 to 8 year corporate associate. Must have significant M&A experience, IP licensing experience a plus.
L3140Downtown LAEntertainmentSeeking a 4+ year entertainment associate. The position will focus on entertainment related transactions and development and production legal matters involving top producers of content across all platforms, scripted and unscripted. Essential Responsibilities: Negotiate and draft film/television/new media agreements covering all facets of development and production including option/purchase agreements, production services agreements, talent agreements (writer, director, actor), license agreements, appearance releases, location agreements, vendor agreements and materials releases. Qualifications/Requirements: Excellent academic credentials JD Member, California State Bar (active and in good standing) Four or more years of experience in-house or with a major law firm/established entertainment boutique law firm Production legal experience required Excellent communication skills and computer literacy Ability to work independently and as part of a team Strong work ethic Able to handle multiple, high priority tasks in a fast-paced environment Precise attention to detail Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills.
L3138Downtown LAEntertainmentSeeking a 7 year entertainment associate. The position will focus on entertainment related transactions and development and production legal matters involving top producers of content across all platforms, scripted and unscripted. We are open to qualified candidates seeking part-time working arrangements. Essential Responsibilities: Negotiate and draft film/television/new media agreements covering all facets of development and production including option/purchase agreements, production services agreements, talent agreements (writer, director, actor), license agreements, appearance releases, location agreements, vendor agreements and materials releases. Qualifications/Requirements: Excellent academic credentials JD Member, California State Bar (active and in good standing) Seven or more years of experience in-house or with a major law firm/established entertainment boutique law firm Production legal experience required Excellent communication skills and computer literacy Ability to work independently and as part of a team Strong work ethic Able to handle multiple, high priority tasks in a fast-paced environment Precise attention to detail Strong contract drafting and negotiation skills Excellent interpersonal skills Responsive and a problem-solver Ability to supervise associates All replies confidential.
L3030Century CityEntertainmentSeeking a senior entertainment associate (non-studio side) with a book of business of at least $350,000.
L3031Century CityEntertainmentSeeking a 6 to 8 year entertainment transactional associate.
L3128Century CityEntertainmentSeeking a 3+ year entertainment associate. Must have transactional experience in a major law firm. Candidates without entertainment experience, but who have a substantial corporate transactional background will be considered. This position will focus on all aspects of motion picture, television, music, digital and interactive entertainment content transactions. Successful candidates will have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and people. Superior academic credentials and admission to the CA bar are required.
L3032West LAEntertainment – MusicSeeking a 4+ year staff attorney with the music/entertainment industry to join our nationally-prominent Entertainment and Media Practice in either our Los Angeles or New York office. Ideal candidates will have solid experience in music transactions including demonstrated experience negotiating and drafting agreements in the music industry (recording agreements, distribution agreements, publishing agreements, producer agreements, side artist agreements, writer/split agreements, sponsorship and endorsement agreements, management agreements, festival agreements and merchandise agreements). Ideal candidates will also have experience with copyright, trademark, licensing, exclusivity, and usage rights matters. Business transactions experience in the art and fashion industries is a plus. Must be admitted to CA or NY bar and in good standing.
L3033West LAEntertainmentSeeking a 6+ year entertainment transactional associate with a strong entertainment finance background. More senior candidates are also welcomed to apply. Ideal candidates will have solid experience in handling transactional matters for companies involved in entertainment and media deals. Candidates should have experience with film and television financing and distribution at a top law firm. Mergers & acquisitions experience is a plus. Our Media, Technology & Advertising Division is the only integrated legal practice and digital media consultancy in the country. Our clients range from the world’s largest entertainment and media companies to investors, funds, banks, and smaller production and distribution companies. California Bar Membership in good standing
L3035Century CityEntertainmentSeeking a 4 to 6 year entertainment associate . Must have broad film, new media and general entertainment transactional experience. The position offers significant opportunities in film and television finance, development, production and distribution, book publishing and entertainment industry related business matters. The successful candidate will have substantial experience on produced film and/or television projects as well as experience with the preparation, review and negotiation of acquisition, development, production, distribution and financing (debt and equity) agreements and due diligence investigations of entertainment industry assets and related matters. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to effectively manage small to mid-sized matters and portions of large, complex matters, draft agreements and provide advice on intellectual property rights.
L3036Century CityEntertainmentSeeking a midlevel transactional entertainment associate. The attorney MUST have 3-5 solid years of relevant transactional experience (motion picture and series development, finance, production, distribution and/or advertising) and must already be admitted to the California bar.
L3137Century City or Santa BarbaraEnvironmentalSeeking a 1 to 3 year natural resources law associate. Ideal candidates will have experience in a number of critical areas of natural resources law, including: litigation and administrative proceedings, strategic water supply planning, water rights permitting and regulatory compliance, adjudications of groundwater rights and water utility concerns. The position will offer the opportunity to hone the candidate’s existing understanding of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance, administrative proceedings, complex groundwater adjudications, water rights due diligence and transfers, and infrastructure development and use. Qualified candidates will show an excellent academic record, strong writing, analytical, and public presentation skills, as well as the ability to work cooperatively with clients, agency officials, and the public.
L3037Century CityEnvironmentalSeeking a 2+ year environmental associate. Experience can be at a law firm, corporate in-house setting, governmental authority or non-governmental organization, or a combination thereof.
L3038Downtown LAEnvironmental/Land UseSeeking a mid-level Environment and Land Use associate with 4+ years of environment law related experience. Candidates with environmental litigation experience are strongly preferred. Qualified candidates should also have environmental impact review, coastal, land use, endangered species and/or wetlands experience. Excellent research, writing and analytical skills, and excellent academic credentials are essential. All qualified candidates must be admitted to the State Bar of California.
L3146Santa MonicaERISASeeking a 1 to 4 compensation & benefits associate. Experience in equity plans for private and public companies, executive employment agreements, equity compensation and employee benefits aspects of mergers & acquisitions and other corporate transactions such as public offerings, and the executive compensation provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (Sections 83, 162(m), 280G and 409A) desired. Qualified candidates will have excellent academic credentials and superior writing, oral communication and analytical skills.
L3112Downtown LAERISASeeking a 2 to 5 year benefits & compensation associate. Must have top academic credentials and large firm experience.
L3039Century CityERISASeeking a 3 to 5 year associate with experience advising clients on executive compensation and employee benefits matters, especially in connection with corporate transactions. Qualified candidates must have relevant tax and ERISA experience. [Preferred candidate would have experience with Section 409A, Section 162(m), Section 280G, and executive compensation disclosure rules]. 3rd to 5th year associate is ideal; more senior will be considered if exceptionally strong candidate.
L3117Century CityEstate PlanningSeeking a 1 to 3 year trust & estates associate. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in trust administration and providing sophisticated estate planning solutions for high net worth individuals and families. Significant experience in drafting estate planning documents, including revocable and irrevocable trusts is required. Knowledge of tax issues relating to the entertainment industry and intangibles is desired. The highest quality of work and client service is expected. Strong academic credentials and admission to the State Bar of California are required. An LL.M. is a plus.
L3040West LAEstate PlanningSeeking a 6 to 10 year trusts and estates attorney. Must have experience with high net worth families and substantial estates. The candidate must have significant experience drafting estate planning documents from simple to complex, and in administering trusts and estates. Familiarity in dealing with contested/disputed (or potentially contested and disputed) trusts and estates and/or a book of portable business is a plus. The candidate must have excellent analytical and writing skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Outstanding academic credentials are required.
L3041Century CityFood & DrugSeeking a 2 to 4 year food & drug associate. Prior experience at FDA or firm Food & Drug regulatory practice required. Ideal candidates will have experience in navigating FDA regulations for one or more of the following regulated areas: drugs, biologics, devices, diagnostics, dietary supplements or cosmetics.
L3132Downtown LAHealthcareSeeking a 2 to 3 year healthcare associate with health care regulatory experience representing health care providers, compliance counseling, policy work and administrative litigation. Medical staff law experience is a plus. This position requires a highly motivated attorney with strong research, writing, and communications skills. California Bar Membership in good standing is required.
L3119Century City or SFHealthcareSeeking a 2 to 4 year healthcare associate. The position will focus on transactional, compliance, and regulatory work for healthcare providers and work across other offices. Outstanding academic credentials and excellent written and oral communication skills required, with a preference for candidates with experience in health law (transactional or regulatory). The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in working on a wide variety of matters, ranging from large transactions to compliance advice. Position offers a highly competitive salary, excellent benefits, and challenging, interesting work in a collegial environment.
L3042Downtown LAInternational TradeSeeking a 3 to 5 year international trade associate. Must have experience in export controls and economic sanctions (ITAR, EAR, and OFAC). A strong academic record, interest in direct contact with clients, and the ability to work independently and in a team environment is required. The ideal candidate should be flexible to frequent domestic and overseas travel. The candidate can be located in Los Angeles, CA or Washington, DC.
L3043Downtown LAIP – LitSeeking a 1+ year patent litigation associate. Must have prior work experience in patent litigation in district court and/or ITC proceedings. A degree in Computer Science, Software Programming, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field is required, and some degree of familiarity with software coding is preferred. All applicants should have excellent academic credentials, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work well in a cross-office team. Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which they are applying to work. Applicants admitted to USPTO are preferred.
L3044Downtown LAIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent prosecution attorney or agent to prepare and prosecute patents.  Candidates must possess a 4 year degree in electrical or computer engineering. Experience with telecommunication and/or circuit transistor technologies is a plus. Membership to the Patent Bar is required. 
L3045Century CityIP – LitSeeking junior IP litigation associates with 1-4 years of relevant experience. High level of academic achievement and solid law firm experience is required. Technical background preferred. Prefer EE or ME or CS backgrounds.
L3046Downtown LAIP – Media LitSeeking a junior to midlevel media litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ litigation experience in a large law firm with an interest in media and entertainment law, including copyright, trademark, right of publicity, defamation, or privacy. Former law clerks and candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We’d also welcome enthusiasm and a sense of humor. Candidates must be active members of the California Bar in good standing and possess excellent academic credentials and strong writing skills. Experience working with content creators of all stripes is a plus, but is not required.
L3047Downtown LAIP – Privacy Seeking a midlevel privacy associate. Experience in transactional support, counseling, incident response, compliance, privacy and cybersecurity program creation and management, and risk management, as well as litigation and internal and government investigations desired. Candidate must have hands on familiarity devising practical solutions for companies subject to FTC jurisdiction and state privacy laws with particular focus on ad tech, ed tech, fin tech, COPPA, CAN-SPAM and emerging technologies, including the IoT, block chain and biometrics. Must also have experience drafting privacy, data handling and cybersecurity policies and conducting privacy due diligence for deals and other corporate transactions. Familiarity with cross-border data transactions a plus. In addition to strong substantive experience, we’re looking for a collaborative team player who enjoys working in a fast paced, collegial law firm environment. California bar admission preferred.
L3048Century CityIP Seeking an associate with experience in patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and related transactional matters, some litigation experience and a growing book of business. A technical degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Computer Science is preferred. Candidates must be admitted to the USPTO and be a member of the California Bar.
L3049Beverly HillsIP – TMSeeking a trademark associate with at least 3-5 years experience. The ideal candidate will have experience in online investigations, routine enforcement, UDRP, TTAB, Foreign Oppositions, and district court litigation matters. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, be highly organized and detail oriented.
L3050Downtown LAIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 5 year IP litigation associate. Must have complex patent litigation experience in both state and federal courts, as well arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Experience taking and defending depositions also strongly preferred. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and strong academic credentials are required.
L3051Century CityIP – TMSeeking a 5 to 8 year trademark attorney. Must have experience in trademark prosecution, enforcement and managing trademark portfolios. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, as well as superior written and verbal communication skills.
L3052West LAIP – TMSeeking a 4 to 7 year trademark staff attorney to join this firm’s high-profile and fast-paced trademark and copyright practice group. More senior candidates are also welcome to apply.
L3123Century CityIP – Privacy Seeking a 4 to 6 year privacy associate. Should have GDPR and other international data protection/compliance experience. Experience advising clients on cybersecurity and data privacy issues State and Federal breach response experience and breach notification requirements. Experience on matters involving best practices and standards for information security (e.g., NY DFS, FTCA, NIST, FFIEC) Excellent analytical and writing skills, along with a strong academic background. Candidates must be admitted to practice in California.
L3053Downtown LAIP – ProsSeeking a 1 to 5 year patent prosecution associate with experience in the following areas: Preparation and prosecution of patent applications; IP strategy and portfolio management; Strong technical background in electrical engineering, computer science or physics. Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential. USPTO Registration required. State bar membership required (attorney candidates).
L3115Downtown LAIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 8 year IP lit associate. Advanced degree in biology or chemistry preferred.
L3054Downtown LAIP – LitSeeking a midlevel IP litigation associate with solid patent, trademark or copyright experience, and will already have substantial experience functioning successfully in a fast-paced, service oriented environment. Should be able to handle a wide range of litigation in state and federal courts and before government agencies. Responsibilities include litigation case management, taking and defending depositions, drafting pleadings and briefs, managing discovery, researching and analyzing complex technical issues as well as drafting and prosecuting patent, trademark and copyright applications. Responsibilities also include counseling clients regarding all IP-related legal aspects, drafting IP agreements, and providing IP subject matter expertise for corporate deals. The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills and solid experience in all phases of discovery, drafting and filing pleadings, motions, discovery and briefs. The candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree, a Juris Doctor degree (JD) from an accredited law school and be a member of the California State Bar in good standing. A CS/EE degree is preferred.
L3055Century CityIP – LitSeeking a junior level (class of 2014-2016) patent litigation associate with advanced bio/chem degrees (bio preferred), patent litigation experience, strong writing skills, outgoing personalities, who are team players, and who have an interest in contributing to a rapidly growing, sophisticated, and dynamic life sciences patent practice in Los Angeles.
L3056Downtown LAIP – TM LitSeeking a 3 to 6 year trademark litigation associate who is also experienced with prosecution and counseling. The ideal candidate will have experience in trademark, false advertising, counterfeiting, and unfair competition actions in federal courts, administration agencies and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The candidate also will have experience prosecuting and defending domain name proceedings under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and similar policies; asserting and defending false advertising and deceptive trade practice actions before the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, and other federal and state agencies; and coordinating the global enforcement and defense of registered trademarks. Top law firm experience preferred. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills, and verbal and written communication skills required. Must be admitted to practice in California and/or New York.
L3058Downtown LAIP – LitSeeking a 1 to 5 year patent litigation associate. Electrical engineering, physics or computer science background preferred, but chemical or mechanical engineering also considered. Excellent academic credentials, verbal, written and interpersonal skills and technical background. A successful candidate may sit in this firm’s LA or Palo Alto offices.
L3060CerritosL&ESeeking a 4+ year labor and employment associate . Must have experience handling employment litigation matters including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and defense of wage and hour. Strong advice and counsel skills required as it relates to implementation of employment laws in the workplace. Ability to interface with the client and convey a level of professionalism and competence in terms of both the legal and strategic issues in employment litigation matters. Knowledge of and experience with California and federal agencies including DFEH, EEOC, DLSE, and DOL; Experience preparing and responding to written discovery, motions, and taking depositions in employment litigation matters with limited supervision and oversight. Experience creating discovery plans and executing same. Excellent writing skills including drafting agreements and contracts related to employment and litigation matters.
L3149West LAL&ESeeking a 3 to 4 year labor & employment associate plus a 3 to 4 year traditional labor employment associate.
L3061Century CityL&ESeeking a 4 to 7 year labor & employment associate. Must have experience with wage-and-hour law including experience defending complex wage-and-hour litigation matters. The ideal candidate should have experience handling all aspects of wage and hour litigation, such as interviewing witnesses, reviewing electronically stored documents, drafting pleadings and various motions and briefs including but not limited to oppositions to class certification motions, conducting and defending depositions, interacting with clients and opposing counsel, and attending to certain court appearances. Candidates must possess strong academic credentials and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Admission to practice law in California is mandatory.
L3108Downtown LAL&ESeeking a 3 to 4 year labor & employment associate. Must have solid experience with California labor & employment law, a strong academic record, and exceptional analytical and writing skills. Big law firm experience a plus. California bar membership required.
L3142Century CityL&ESeeking a 3 to 5 year labor & employment associate. Must have strong employment litigation background & substantial experience in providing employment law advice and client counseling is required. Traditional labor law experience (NLRB, PERB, grievances/arbitrations and support for collective bargaining) is desired. Prevailing wage experience or interest is a plus. Candidate must be admitted to the State Bar of California.
L3064West LAL&ESeeking a 6+ year labor & employment associate with traditional labor experience. The successful candidate must have excellent analytical and writing skills, substantial experience handling employment litigation, including single-plaintiff and class action cases, and experience advising clients on day-to-day employment issues. Outstanding academic credentials are required.
L3065Downtown LAL&ESeeking a 1 to 3 year L&E associate. Familiarity and experience with employment litigation (including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination suits) and wage and hour litigation is essential. Class action experience would be very helpful but is not required. Familiarity with California procedure is also helpful. Familiarity and experience with employment counseling (including the construction of employment policies and manuals and wage and hour counseling) are very helpful, but only limited experience in these areas is required. The position will focus mostly on litigation and associated counseling.
L3067CerritosL&ESeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate. Qualified candidates must be self-starters who are willing to take on responsibility for their cases, including case work-up, discovery, legal research, and motion practice. Deposition experience preferred but not required. Top third of law school class (2013-2015). Practice areas will include employment litigation, intellectual property litigation, equity disputes, fiduciary litigation, and general business litigation.
L3148West LALitigationSeeking a 3 to 4 year litigation associate.
L3147Manhattan BeachLitigationSeeking a 1 to 3 year litigation associate, who has a strong interest in working with public agency clients on municipal law issues. These issues could include marijuana regulations, land use and planning/CEQA, conflicts of interest, free speech regulations, privacy rights, sex offender regulations, the Brown Act, public safety regulations and election law matters. The position will include both transactional and litigation matters. In addition to having strong academic credentials, the ideal candidate will have excellent research, analytical and writing skills as well as experience formulating discovery plans and drafting dispositive motions.
L3068Century CityLitigationSeeking a 3 to 5 year litigation associate. The ideal candidate should have hands-on experience with legal research and in-depth analysis of law and facts, state and federal civil procedure, written discovery, depositions (both taking and defending), and court hearings and oral argument. Candidates must have excellent verbal, writing, and legal research skills, and be self-motivated, personable team players with outstanding academic and professional credentials. Candidates must be admitted to practice in California.
L3069Century CityLitigationSmall litigation boutique seeking junior litigation associate (opportunistic search). To work on general lit and white collar lit.
L3070Century CityLitigationSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate. Candidates should have experience in employment disputes and have an interest in general commercial litigation, consumer protection matters, class actions, real estate litigation, and business disputes. Ideal candidates will also have a proven track record of experience in legal research and drafting of pleadings, memos, briefs, discovery. Excellent academic performance, strong writing and analytical skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment preferred. Must be licensed in California.
L3150Downtown LALitigationSeeking a 3 to 5 year litigation associate.
L3151Downtown LALitigation – HealthcareSeeking a 5+ year litigation associate to work on healthcare litigation matters.
L3141West LALitigationSeeking a 1 to 4 year litigation associate. The ideal candidate will be interested in a fast-paced litigation practice in a thriving and growing office, and will have 1-4 years of experience in a wide variety of litigation matters. The successful candidate will work on interesting and challenging matters from the Product Liability and Environmental and the Labor & Employment groups.  Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and strong academic credentials are required. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.
L3073West LALitigationSeeking a 5+ year litigation associate to work on a wide variety of litigation matters. The successful candidate will work on interesting and challenging matters from the Product Liability and Environmental and the Labor & Employment groups. Product liability experience is a plus. Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and strong academic credentials are required. This position offers competitive compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.
L3120Century CityLitigation – HealthcareSeeking a 3 to 5 year litigation associate. The position will have a focus on healthcare litigation. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in health law and policy, and demonstrated ability to handle multiple deadlines and a diverse case load. The position requires the ability to independently manage client relationships and collaborate effectively with attorneys across different offices. Applicants must possess outstanding academic credentials and superior writing, advocacy and communication skills. Health law experience a plus. The firm offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications, experience, and productivity.
L3074Downtown LALitigationSeeking a 3 to 6 year litigation associate with experience in working on complex litigation matters. The candidate should also have a strong academic record, exceptional analytical and writing skills and the confidence to work directly with clients. California bar admission is required.
L3075EncinoLitigation – AppellateSeeking a midlevel appellate lit associate. Clerkship experience preferred.
L3078Century CityLitigation – Insurance CoverageSeeking a mid-level associate for a growing Insurance Coverage & Litigation practice. Qualified candidates will have 3 – 5 years of experience litigating Employment Practices Liability Insurance (EPLI) disputes. Experience and Skills The candidate should have 3-5 years’ EPLI claim litigation experience, including written discovery, deposition, motion and case management skills. Experience should also include preparation of coverage opinions. Insurance coverage litigation experience focused on all EPLI-related issues is required. The candidate should have excellent research and writing skills. California admission required.
L3079Century CityLitigation – Insurance CoverageSeeking a 2 to 3 year litigation associate for the firm’s Policyholder & Insurance Coverage group in Los Angeles.
L3129Century CityLitigation – T&ESeeking a 3 to 5 year litigation associate with experience working with high-net worth trust, probate, and conservatorship litigation. Successful candidates will have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to independently manage multiple projects and people. Superior academic credentials are required. Large or mid-size law firm experience preferred.
L3081Century CityLitigation – White CollarSeeking a 1 to 3 year litigation associate. Experience in the areas of white collar, complex commercial litigation, and healthcare experience preferred. Judicial Clerks preferred.
L3121Downtown LALitigationSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate. California bar is required. Must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
L3139Downtown LALitigation – Eminent DomainSeeking a 3+ year eminent domain litigation associate, who is intelligent, hard-working and self-motivated to join this firm’s Eminent Domain & Inverse Condemnation Practice Group in our Los Angeles and/or San Diego Office. Qualified candidates will have at least three years of litigation experience, with an emphasis on eminent domain and/or real estate issues. Qualified candidates will also have outstanding writing skills and significant experience with discovery and law and motion practice. This position affords an opportunity for a motivated and qualified associate to gain significant litigation and trial experience on a wide array of public entity-related land acquisition issues throughout California.
L3122West LALitigationSeeking a Litigation Associate with 1-2 years of general litigation experience. Substantial experience handling litigation is a positive. The candidate must have excellent analytical and writing skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Outstanding academic credentials are required.
L3083West LALitigationSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate with copyright litigation experience. In addition to extensive knowledge of Copyright law and the DMCA, the ideal candidate must have a knowledge of or experience with digital media and computer software, including video games, interactive entertainment, and web-based content. The candidate must also have excellent analytical and writing skills, and experience handling litigation and the DMCA. Outstanding academic credentials are required.
L3116Downtown LALitigationSeeking a 4th year litigation associate. Must have outstanding research and analytical skills are imperative. You will exercise sound legal and business knowledge in working on a broad spectrum of cases and counseling clients with respect to ongoing matters. Excellent communication skills are key: ability to attentively listen, actively engage, and concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form. A strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for client matters will add to your success on our team. Strong academic credentials in law coursework at a top-tier law school are highly valued. Bar Admission in California is required for application to the position.
L3133Downtown LALitigation – White CollarSeeking a ’13 to ’15 litigation associate. Candidates must have prior litigation experience, preferably in white collar defense or securities, specifically working on legal research and discovery, witness interviews, grand jury investigations or SEC investigations. Strong writing/organizational skills, outstanding academic credentials and admission to the California Bar are required.
L3084Downtown LALitigationSeeking stellar junior to midlevel litigation associates. Associates with federal judicial clerkship experience desired. Must have top academics and top firm experience.
L3085Century CityLitigationSeeking a 1 to 3 year litigation associate who has excellent oral and written communication skills, and outstanding academic credentials. Candidates must be admitted to the California bar.
L3087Downtown LALitigation3rd  – 5th Year Litigation Associate w/ Experience as Assistant U.S. Attorney
L3131Century CityReal EstateSeeking a midlevel real estate Associate with experience in commercial real estate development and transactions experience, including financing. Significant involvement in energy development and financing transactions preferred. Stellar academic credential sand major law firm experience required.
L3088Century CityReal EstateSeeking a 2 to 4 year real estate associate with the appropriate level of transactional experience, working on a broad range of real estate transactions including but not limited to leasing, purchase and sale, and development. High level of academic achievement and major law firm experience required.
L3089Downtown LAReal EstateSeeking a 3 to 5 year real estate associate with general transactional real estate experience, including but not limited to leasing, purchase and sale, and development. High level of academic achievement and major law firm experience are required.
L3090Downtown LA or Century CityReal EstateSeeking a 5 to 12 year real estate lawyer with experience working for hospitality industry clients on asset acquisition and disposition, financing, and management contracts. Strong academic credentials and legal skills required. Experience as part of a top notch hospitality practice with high profile deals and clients preferred.
L3092Century CityReal EstateSeeking a 7+ year real estate associate. Must have broad-based general real estate experience, and extensive prior leasing work is essential. Experience in real estate development is a plus. Candidates must be self-motivated, personable team players. Candidates must also have outstanding academic and professional credentials. Candidates must be admitted to practice in California.
L3093Century CityReal EstateSeeking a mid-level real estate associate with strong academic credentials and an emphasis on real estate finance (borrower and lender side). Must have an excellent academic record and strong writing and communication skills. Experience in purchase and sale is a plus.
L3134Beverly HillsReal EstateSeeking a midlevel real estate associate.
L3097Downtown LAReal EstateSeeking a 2004 to 2006 real estate attorney with solid experience in one or more of the following areas: senior mortgage/mezzanine debt, joint-venture equity work and/or acquisitions and dispositions. The successful candidate must have the ability to run substantive portions of transactions and good client relation skills.
L3098Downtown LAReal EstateSeeking a 2012 to 2013 real estate associate. Candidate must have substantial experience in complex real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and financing of various real estate asset classes, including, office, multi-family, industrial, retail and hospitality and leisure properties. Experience with hotel management agreements and hotel franchise agreements is desired but not required. Should have outstanding academic credentials, comparable law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. CA bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission promptly) required.
L3099Century CityReal EstateMid to senior level real estate associate (6 to 10 years) with leasing, finance and purchase & sale experience.
L3125Century CityReal EstateSeeking a 2 to 6 year real estate associate. Ideal candidate will have experience with one or more of following: joint ventures, fund formation and investments, real estate finance, real estate development, leasing and acquisitions and disposition of different asset classes.
L3100Downtown LAReal EstateSeeking a 6+ year real estate associate. The ideal candidate will have substantial proficiency in real estate finance and a working knowledge of commercial acquisitions, retail and office leasing and public finance. Admission to practice in CA, immediate transferable skills and a strong academic background with excellent writing skills are also essential. Only candidates who meet these criteria will be considered.
L3130Century CityReal EstateSeeking a 6+ year real estate associate. The ideal candidate will have experience in real estate financing, transactions, and land use. Successful candidates will have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and people. Superior academic credentials and admission to the CA bar are required.
L3127Century CityReal EstateSeeking a 3 to 6 year real estate associate. The ideal candidate will have experience in real estate financing, transactions, and land use. Successful candidates will have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and people. Superior academic credentials and admission to the CA bar are required.
L3102West LAReal EstateSeeking a 3 to 4 year real estate associate. Ideal candidates will have experience in real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, development, joint ventures, and secured loans. Affordable housing and low-income tax credit is a plus, as is construction contract experience. Requirements: 3-4 years of solid transactional real estate experience at a top law firm
L3105Century CityReal EstateSeeking a 4+ year real estate associate with experience representing lenders and managing real estate loan transactions. Qualified candidates will also have experience with complex, commercial multi-property loan closings. Experience in all other aspects of commercial real estate transactions is a plus; including leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, and development. Candidates must have JD from an accredited law school, and be admitted to and in good standing with the CA bar. Prior law firm experience required.
L3109Century CityTaxSeeking a 4 to 7 year tax associate. Ideal candidates will have experience with income taxation of partnerships, LLCs, individuals, and corporations on a broad range of transactions, including entertainment, real estate, and mergers and acquisitions. Excellent academic credentials, as well as strong written, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Candidates should be able to work in a team, while also handling significant individual responsibilities. This position entails client contact. Major law firm experience and an LL.M. in Taxation are preferred; international experience is a plus. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.
L3106Downtown LATaxSeeking a 3 to 4 year corporate tax associate.
L3107Century CityTech TransMid-level associate with 2- 4 years of general transactional experience with an interest in the media space.  Experience with licensing and complex transactions preferred.  High level of academic achievement required.
L3143Downtown LATech TransSeeking a 1 to 2 year tech trans associate. The candidate must have strong writing, analytical, and oral communication skills. The qualified candidate should have educational, legal work, or non-legal work experience demonstrating an interest or capabilities in the areas of technology, licensing, cybersecurity, or professional services delivery or management. The successful candidate will receive extensive training and will be involved in a wide range of leading-edge transactions. To be considered, the candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school with excellent academic credentials and must be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Admission to the relevant bar will be a condition of hire. Capability and desire to work as part of a team is essential. If you are well-rounded, motivated, and willing to work in a fast paced and collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply.
O5016Costa MesaCorporateSeeking a 2 to 3 year corporate associate with experience in mergers and acquisitions and/or private equity. Outstanding academic credentials are required and big law firm experience is preferred. Both in state and out of state candidates are encouraged to apply.
O5017Downtown LACorporate – FinanceSeeking a 2013-2015 corporate finance associate. The group’s clients consist of many high-profile bank and nonbank lenders, including private debt funds, BDCs, mezzanine funds and hedge funds. This position involves direct client contact and will provide many opportunities for business development training and participation. Candidate must have experience executing complex finance transactions and credit arrangements. Asset based lending experience a plus but not required. Strong academic credentials and law firm experience are preferred. Candidate must be admitted to the California or New York Bar.
O5001IrvineEnvironmentalSeeking a mid-level Environment and Land Use associate. Candidates with environmental litigation experience in State and/or Federal Courts strongly preferred. Qualified candidates should also have experience in depositions and written discovery. Excellent research, writing and analytical skills, and excellent academic credentials are essential. All qualified candidates must be admitted to the State Bar of California.
O5021IrvineIP – LitSeeking a 4 to 6 year IP litigation associate.
O5002Costa MesaIP – ProsSeeking a 2+ year patent prosecution. The ideal candidate will have at least a college degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, or physics, and have well-developed skills in patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as in conducting validity and infringement assessments. Experience with wireless telecommunications, signal processing, computer networking or semiconductor engineering experience is preferred. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills and should enjoy working with others in a team-oriented setting.
O5003IrvineIP – TrademarkSeeking a 5 to 8 year trademark associate with experience trademark prosecution, enforcement and managing trademark portfolios. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, as well as superior written and verbal communication skills.
O5004IrvineIP – ProsSeeking Patent Agent or Associate. Applicants will preferably have a Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Patent Agent candidates should have 2 or more years of experience in both writing and prosecuting patent applications. Associate level candidates should have 2 – 4 years of experience in both writing and prosecuting patent applications. Patent Bar Required and Associate level candidates must be admitted to practice in California. Excellent analytical skills, writing skills and academic record.
O5006Costa MesaIP – ProsIP boutique seeking a highly qualified patent prosecution associate or patent agent to join the intellectual property practice in our Costa Mesa office. Candidates must be registered with the USPTO. Advanced degree in related field required. Candidates should have 2+ years’ experience preparing / prosecuting patents in one or more of the following areas: Software; Computer Science; Electrical Engineering; Audio/Video Media Management; Speech Processing; Database Technology/Architecture; Java/Flash/C++; and Networking Systems.
O5007IrvineLitigationSeeking a 3 to 4 year litigation associate. In addition to having strong academic credentials, the ideal candidate will have excellent research, analytical and writing skills as well as experience formulating discovery plans and drafting dispositive motions. Experience with, or demonstrated interest in, municipal litigation a plus.
O5008RiversideLitigationSeeking a 3 to 5 year litigation associate with complex litigation experience. Candidate must have excellent research, analytical and writing skills, as well as experience formulating discovery plans and drafting dispositive motions.
O5020IrvineLitigation – Prod LiabSeeking a 4 to 6 year products liability litigation associate.
O5019IrvineLitigationSeeking a 2 to 4 year litigation associate.
O5009IrvineLitigationSeeking a mid-level litigation associate. The person hired for this position will work closely with partners and be a key member of the team, and can expect to assume such responsibilities as: Drafting and preparing motions and other litigation documents Conducting legal research Formulating legal strategy Managing document production Taking and defending depositions and preparing witnesses for depositions and trial testimony Assisting in preparation for, and participating in, trials Supporting the team by performing work on other litigation-related matters as needed This is a great opportunity to work with a group of dedicated lawyers who are passionate about their work, and to enjoy the benefits of a growing international law firm. Position Requirements Personal Skills/Attributes Embraces teamwork and values collaboration. Possesses strong writing and analytical skills. Has excellent interpersonal skills and is able to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues. Superior organizational and time-management skills. Insurance litigation experience is helpful
O5018IrvineLitigation – SecuritiesSeeking a 3+ year securities litigation associate. Candidates must have extensive experience defending securities class and derivative actions including preparation of motions to dismiss and taking/defending depositions. Order of the Coif, Law Review or Clerkship experience a plus.
O5022Costa MesaLitigationSeekign a 2 to 3 year litigation associate. Must have stellar academic and firm credentials.  
O5011Newport BeachLitigation – Financial ServicesSeeking a 3 to 5 year financial services litigation associate. Must have financial services litigation experience and a commitment to financial services practice. Representation of federally charted financial institutions and experience in mortgage-related litigation and defending financial institutions in regulatory matters are preferred. Practice Group represents banks and non-bank providers of financial services and litigates their most escalated disputes, including regulatory enforcement actions, consumer class actions, and qui tam litigation. We also advise our financial services clients with respect to risk management, government relations, regulatory compliance, and operational best practices. Job Requirements: The candidate should have excellent academic credentials, experience drafting and arguing motions and other pleadings, significant case development/management experience, and experience with federal and local state courts. The candidate must have strong writing and oral advocacy skills. Admission to the California Bar is ideal.
O5012IrvineReal EstateSeeking a 5 to 12 year real estate lawyer with experience working for hospitality industry clients on asset acquisition and disposition, financing, and management contracts. Strong academic credentials and legal skills required. Experience as part of a top notch hospitality practice with high profile deals and clients preferred.
O5013Costa MesaReal EstateSeeking a 2013-2014 Real Estate Associate with significant experience in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions including but not limited to acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and joint ventures. Outstanding academic credentials and experience required. Out of state candidates are encouraged to apply.
O5015Newport BeachTaxSeeking a 3 to 5 year corporate tax associate.
S7000San DiegoCorporateWe have an immediate opening for an attorney with a minimum of 5 years of business law experience representing privately owned businesses and nonprofits with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, business structures and reorganizations, secured financings, commercial real estate, and estate and succession planning.
S7040San DiegoCorporateSeeking a 4 to 5 year corporate associate with general corporate experience with public and private companies are encouraged to apply. Ideal applicants will have experience representing public and private high-growth businesses in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters, will have worked in the corporate department of a national or international law firm and will have a high level of academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school.
S7033San DiegoCorporate – Debt FinanceCooley LLP has an opportunity available in the San Diego office in the Debt Finance practice; associates who have 2 to 3 years of finance experience at a comparable law firm are especially encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will have one or more of the following: (i) experience in secured transactions representing borrowers and/or lenders; (ii) a working knowledge of financing venture-backed companies; and (iii) an ability to draft documents and close deals. All candidates must have a JD or the equivalent, have demonstrated high academic achievement from a nationally recognized law school, and an ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
S7001San DiegoCorporate – HealthcareSeeking a 6+ year corporate associate years of experience to join its Corporate Group.  The ideal candidate will have healthcare transactional/regulatory experience and also experience in mergers and acquisitions. We are looking for a candidate that is highly motivated and capable of working directly with clients and others on regulatory issues as well as on transactions. We prefer candidates with big law firm experience, immediately transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds from nationally recognized schools.
S7002San DiegoCorporateSeeking a 2015 to 2017 corporate associate.
S7035San DiegoCorporateSeeking a 2 to 5 year corporate associate with expereince working with emerging companies. A record of high academic achievement and solid law firm experience is preferred.
S7038San DiegoCorporateSeeking a 2 to 5 year corporate associate. The ideal candidate will have the following experience in advising private and public companies on complex corporate law matters; general corporate representation of emerging growth enterprises; public company reporting and compliance, securities offerings, venture capital financings, and other strategic transactions; emerging company and venture capital experience is a plus. Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential. Membership in the California bar is required.
S7003San DiegoCorporateSeeking a motivated junior corporate associate. We are looking for an attorney with an entrepreneurial spirit, one who is looking to excel and make a difference. We value collegiately among our lawyers and seek to make the practice of law professionally rewarding, while maintaining a personal balance. – Strong corporate background, which must include experience in venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity financings and securities transactions. Experience with a national or regional law firm – California bar admittance.
S7004San DiegoCorporateSeeking a 3 to 7 year corporate associate with experience in one or more of the following areas: venture capital, initial public offerings or mergers & acquisitions. Superior academic credentials, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required. An interest in rapidly growing startup or venture capital practice preferred. Must be an active member of the California State Bar.
S7005San DiegoEstate PlanningSeeking a 3+ year trusts and estates associate. The ideal candidate will have: Strong drafting skills, including drafting revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, advance health care directives, and powers of attorney. Experience supporting probate and trust administrations. An LL.M. in Tax is preferred, but not required.. Candidates should have a working knowledge of income, estate and gift taxes. Estate and gift tax return experience preferred. Excellent writing and research skills, top-tier academic credentials and California license all required.
S7006Rancho Santa FeEstate PlanningSeeking a 2 to 3 year trusts & estates associate. Will be advising high net worth individuals and family businesses on tax, trust and estate, and business succession matters. #LI-post Skills and experience required. Must have strong drafting, writing and communication skills; Experience drafting wills and trusts; Strong project management ability; ability to balance a large number of competing priorities; Experience with Excel and PowerPoint a plus Attention to detail Team Player. The following experience would be useful but is not required Exposure to sophisticated Wealth Planning techniques, such as Family Limited Partnerships, Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts, Foreign Grantor Trusts, Qualified Personal Residence Trusts, Dynasty Trusts, Insurance Trusts, Annual Exclusion Trusts, Directed Trusts, Sales to Defective Grantor Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, Decanting and Private Trust Companies Some knowledge of income taxation of trusts and estates, gift tax return reporting, generation-skipping transfer (GST) tax and Chapter 14 Equal Opportunities.
S7007San DiegoIP – ProsSeeking a 4+ year patent prosecution associate. Should have Big Law experience in patent prosecution. Primary duties will include patent prosecution, client counseling, drafting patent applications and due diligence. We are looking for candidates with strong academic backgrounds and a Ph.D. in Biology/Chemistry. Applicants must be licensed to practice in California. Admission to the USPTO is also required.
S7008San DiegoIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 3 year IP litigation associate. Qualified candidate must hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science and will possess significant experience through all phases of patent litigation, specifically involving software, medical devices, and/or computer hardware. Excellent academic credentials, research, writing, and communication skills are required. Clerkship experience preferred but not essential. We have a growing, dynamic IP litigation practice in offices throughout the U.S. Our associates work on interesting cases, take on challenging responsibilities, and are able to grow their careers in a collaborative team environment, working with partners who are committed to their success. We are seeking a well-rounded, dynamic, highly-motivated attorney, who is eager to learn and gain valuable experience while supporting attorneys in several of our offices. To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from a top-tier, ABA-approved law school and be in good standing and an active member of the California Bar.
S7009San DiegoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent prosecution associate. Qualified candidates must hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science or a related field and have strong patent prosecution skills. The candidate preferably has experience with mechanical and electromechanical technologies and related software applications. Strong legal writing and research skills, top academics and law firm experience required. To be considered, any attorney candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the State Bar of California.
S7010San DiegoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 4 year patent prosecution associate experienced in preparing and prosecuting software-related applications. Should have an aptitude for portfolio development and client counseling a plus. Applicant must have a USPTO Reg. No. and possess a degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related field. Applicant must be detail oriented and have strong written and verbal skills. Transcripts and patent prosecution writing samples will be requested. California or Washington bar members are preferred. Prefer education or patent prosecution work experience related to software technologies such as cloud, security encryption, mobile applications, databases, and networking.
S7011San DiegoIP – TMSeeking a 5 to 8 year trademark associate with experience in trademark prosecution, enforcement and managing trademark portfolios. Candidates must have strong academic credentials, as well as superior written and verbal communication skills.
S7012San DiegoIP – ProsSeeking a 1 to 5 year patent prosecution associate with experience in the following areas: Preparation and prosecution of patent applications; IP strategy and portfolio management; Strong technical background in electrical engineering, computer science or physics. Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential. USPTO Registration required. State bar membership required (attorney candidates).
S7036San FranciscoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent prosecution associate with a background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, physics or similar degree. · Experience with patent drafting and prosecution in fields relating to fluid/heat transfer, aerosol physics, etc. is preferred. · Desire and ability to quickly learn the fundamentals of a broad range of new technologies · Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills · Demonstrated scientific writing ability · Demonstrated verbal skills required to communicate scientific concepts effectively to clients, attorneys, scientists and engineers. · USPTO admission or ability to be admitted within one year of hire.
S7014San DiegoIP – TMSeeking a 3+ year trademark associate. Experience helping manage U.S. and international trademark portfolios with specific experience in trademark clearance, prosecution, investigations and routine enforcement is required. Successful candidates will have strong academic credentials, excellent legal writing skills, be highly organized and detail oriented. Law firm experience, or significant in-house experience with trademarks is preferred. Competitive salary and outstanding benefit package.
S7030San Diego or Del MarIP – LitSeeking a 2 to 5 year patent litigation associate. Excellent research, writing and analytical skills are essential. Ideal candidates will also be skilled in complex fact investigation and possess a willingness and ability to mast complex technologies. Individuals who have a degree in either Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Physics, and are admitted to practice in California, will be given preference.
S7015Del MarIP – ProsSeeking a 3 to 5 year patent prosecution associate for a large firm in Del Mar. A degree in electrical/computer engineering, physics, or demonstrated experience in one or more of these areas, as well as admission to the patent bar are required. Familiarity with automotive technologies is a plus.
S7016San DiegoIP – ProsSeeking a 2 to 4 year patent prosecution associate who has a background in one of the following fields: organic chemistry, molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or chemical engineering. Candidates are expected to draft and prosecute patent applications, prepare patent opinion letters, provide IP counseling to clients, and conduct patent due diligence studies in connection with business transactions. Advanced degree required.
S7017San DiegoIP – ProsSeeking a 3-6 year of patent prosecution associate with a background in one of the following fields: organic chemistry, molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or chemical engineering.
S7037San DiegoL&ESeeking a 3 to 5 year labor & employment associate. The ideal candidate will have training, experience and interest in both corporate employment law counseling and employment litigation for an extensive corporate client base. Employment counseling experience is required, along with a high level of motivation and initiative, excellent writing, communication and client counseling skills, as well as strong academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school. Experience with the employment dimensions of M&A transactions is also a plus.
S7018San DiegoL&ESeeking a mid-level employment litigation associate with 2-4 years of experience. The ideal candidate will have wage and hour litigation experience, including class/collective action experience. Qualified candidates will be comfortable drafting and responding to discovery and initial pleadings, drafting motions, and drafting agency position statements. Candidate must have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and analytical skills, and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be admitted in California.
S7019San DiegoL&ESeeking a 6 to 8 year L&E associate. Also seeking a mid to senior L&E transactional associate.
S7029San Diego or Del MarL&ESeeking a junior associate attorney with one to three years of experience working on both single plaintiff and class action labor and employment matters. Ideal candidates will have experience advising on wage and hour matters, as well as strong litigation skills; including writing and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and complex fact investigation and analysis. Candidates must have high grades from a nationally ranked law school and already be admitted to practice in California.
S7039San DiegoL&EThe San Diego office of Allen Matkins is seeking a litigation associate.  The ideal candidate will have 2 – 3 years of experience in a law firm setting. High level of academic achievement from a respected law school, strong writing skills, and major law firm experience required.
S7034San DiegoLitigationSeeking a 4 to 5 year litigation associate to work on general commercial litigation matters. Stellar academics, superior research and writing skills required along with a quick-study aptitude and the ability to engender client confidence and thrive in a creative, entrepreneurial and collegial environment. California bar admission required.
S7042San DiegoLitigation – Eminent DomainWe are currently looking for an intelligent, hard-working and self-motivated associate to join our Eminent Domain & Inverse Condemnation Practice Group in our Los Angeles and/or San Diego Office. Qualified candidates will have at least three years of litigation experience, with an emphasis on eminent domain and/or real estate issues. Qualified candidates will also have outstanding writing skills and significant experience with discovery and law and motion practice. This position affords an opportunity for a motivated and qualified associate to gain significant litigation and trial experience on a wide array of public entity-related land acquisition issues throughout California.
S7021San DiegoLit – Insurance CoverageSeeking a mid-level litigation associate to support a firm’s insurance coverage litigation practice. Candidates must have litigation experience, including pre-trial preparation skills. A working knowledge of business insurance policies including D&O, E&O, CGL, and/or first party property and casualty policies is a plus. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, superior research and writing abilities, as well as maturity and good communication skills. Candidates must be licensed with the California Bar and in good standing.
S7022San DiegoReal EstateSeeking a 2 to 3 year real estate associate. High level of academic achievement from a respected law school, strong writing skills, and major law firm experience required.
S7023San DiegoReal EstateSeeking a 5 to 12 year real estate lawyer with experience working for hospitality industry clients on asset acquisition and disposition, financing, and management contracts. Strong academic credentials and legal skills required. Experience as part of a top notch hospitality practice with high profile deals and clients preferred.
S7024EncinitasReal EstateSeeking a senior real estate associate or junior partner. Candidates should preferably be San Diego-based and have significant experience in development and financing activities, such as entitlement, acquisition, disposition, financing (both conventional and nonconventional, including mezzanine and preferred equity), construction, management, and leasing transactions, as well as joint venture and condominium matters.
S7025San DiegoReal EstateSeeking a 2 to 4 year real estate associate. The associate hired for this position will work collaboratively with dedicated partners and associates on a variety of complex transactional matters, and will assume such responsibilities as: Contributing to the coordination and execution of a broad range of complex transactional matters such as real estate financing, commercial real estate, and asset-based lending and commercial leasing. Working on closing financings, acquisitions, sales, leases, and the development of real property. Supporting the practice by performing general research and writing. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team that is passionate about what they do and to enjoy the benefits and resources of an international law firm. Must have real estate finance experience. Experience with disposition, leasing, mortgage and mezzanine financing is a plus. Should be licensed to practice law in the State of California and in good standing; also licensed and in good standing in the State of New York is a plus.
S7026San DiegoReal EstateSeeking a 7+ year real estate attorney to focus on real estate and energy project development matters. The ideal candidate has strong experience with the following areas: Structuring complex real estate transactions Structured finance M&A and finance transactions Acquisition, disposition, development, leasing, and joint venture transactions M&A coordinated due diligence in connection with real estate, ground leases, and real property transactions related to purchase agreements, easements, deeds of trust and other security instruments Resolution of complicated title insurance matters Real estate business development General real estate commercial transactions This lawyer will work within and receive support from a national team of industry-leading real estate and energy lawyers and paralegals. This position will be directly responsible for overseeing client matters and staffing projects with associates and other support staff.
S7043San DiegoTech TransSeeking a 1 to 2 year tech trans associate. The candidate must have strong writing, analytical, and oral communication skills. The qualified candidate should have educational, legal work, or non-legal work experience demonstrating an interest or capabilities in the areas of technology, licensing, cybersecurity, or professional services delivery or management. The successful candidate will receive extensive training and will be involved in a wide range of leading-edge transactions. To be considered, the candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school with excellent academic credentials and must be in good standing and an active member of the bar of the state in which the candidate is admitted to practice. Admission to the relevant bar will be a condition of hire. Capability and desire to work as part of a team is essential. If you are well-rounded, motivated, and willing to work in a fast paced and collaborative environment, we encourage you to apply.
S7028San DiegoTech TransSeeking a 3 to 5 year tech trans associate. The ideal candidate will have experience analyzing, drafting and counseling clients on a variety of technology/IP transactions, such as those involving the assignment, licensing, and development of technology/IP, distribution of products, and provision of services. Candidate must demonstrate the potential to independently manage projects, interact with clients, and work effectively as a team member. Technical background or work experience relevant to pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, software or semiconductors is preferred. M&A experience preferred. Superior academic credentials and excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required. Great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant practice within one of the world’s premier global law firms.
S7041San DiegoTech TransSeeking a 2 to 5 year tech transactions associate. Must have significant experience with the following transactions: technology development and licensing, business process and technology outsourcing, internet transactions, hosting arrangements, cloud computing, open source licensing, reseller, distribution and supply arrangements, university licenses, joint ventures, strategic alliances and marketing partnerships. · Essential skills include exceptional written and verbal communication, attention to detail, good judgment, a team-oriented attitude, solid interpersonal and analytical skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects across multiple clients at one time. · Experience in financial services outsourcing transactions, Health IT, Biotech collaborations and international transactions a plus.

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