Career Opportunities

Cochran Civil Rights Fellowship Accepting Applications

The 2021-2023 Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Civil Rights Fellowship at Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, LLP is open for receiving applications until November 1, 2020. Any interested 3rd year law students, recent law school graduates, or members who have been in practice for a couple of years are encouraged to apply.  In addition to this being a paid fellowship, the firm offers a loan assistance repayment program for Cochran Fellows. The 2021-2023 Cochran Fellowship will start in Fall 2021. The interview process will take place in November 2020. Due to COVID-19, interviews will take place using video conferencing.

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The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney - Criminal Justice

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) seeks an experienced Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney to build and lead litigation, legal, and policy advocacy to protect and expand transformational criminal justice changes throughout Southern California. The Attorney will also provide technical assistance to community groups and develop advocacy to expand the rights of people who are or have been in contact with the criminal legal system.

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Fenwick & West Mid-Level Securities Litigation Associates - Mountain View or San Francisco Offices

Fenwick & West’s Securities Litigation Group handles a wide range of civil and regulatory matters for its corporate and individual clients. In the civil arena, we represent issuers (including Fortune 100 and leading technology and life science companies) and their directors and officers in securities class actions, derivative suits, merger litigations and other civil actions arising from securities-related disputes. Fenwick also has an active internal investigation, regulatory, and white collar defense practice. This includes representing audit and special committees in connection with internal investigations related to allegations of accounting fraud, whistleblower claims, or alleged violations of anti-bribery laws such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It also includes defending companies and individuals in connection with DOJ and SEC investigations and regulatory proceedings. In the recent past, Fenwick’s Securities Litigation Group was named “Securities Litigation Department of the Year” by one of California’s leading legal publications. We provide an unrivaled platform for associates eager to be on the front lines, learning to litigate on behalf of some of the world’s most cutting-edge technology and life sciences companies and handle complex investigatory and regulatory matters.  We are currently seeking mid-level securities litigation associates to join either of our Bay Area (San Francisco or Mountain View) offices. Applicants should have three to five years of relevant experience. Superior academic credentials, excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills a must. CA bar membership preferred.

 

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Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP Labor and Employment Associate – San Jose, Oakland, or San Francisco

Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP is seeking a skilled and motivated associate attorney for one of the listed locations to join its Labor and Employment Law Practice Group. Labor negotiations and employment counseling for public and private clients, excellent writing, research and analytical skills, 3-5 years’ experience. Prior litigation experience is beneficial for the position.  Qualified candidates, please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to avanwye@bwslaw.comEOE.

Littler Mendelson P.C. Labor and Employment Associate

Littler Mendelson P.C. is seeking an attorney with 3+ years of labor and employment law experience to join the Los Angeles office. Wage and Hour / Class Action experience preferred. The candidate should possess excellent academic credentials and his/her experience should include significant litigation experience. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in California. We offer a generous benefits package to all full-time employees. Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice in the world exclusively devoted to representing management. With more than 1,500 attorneys in over 75 offices worldwide, Littler serves as the single source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for 75 years. For more information, contact Tanja L. Darrow at (213) 443-4240 or tdarrow@littler.com.

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California - Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs).

Description

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California, is hiring and looking to recruit talented lawyers of diverse backgrounds to represent the United States as Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs).



AUSAs represent the United States in both civil and criminal matters in federal district court, as well as in the tax and bankruptcy courts. The United States Attorney's Office has a proud tradition of vindicating the rights of victims and the public generally, having prosecuted high profile cases against corrupt elected officials, individuals who violate civil rights and hate crimes laws, fraudsters who have fleeced elderly and vulnerable populations of their life savings, child predators and human traffickers, and individuals and organizations who undermine our national security. To do this important work, they seek exceptional lawyers of all backgrounds with a deep commitment to public service.



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Office of the Circuit Executive for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of United States (San Francisco, CA) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

Description

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer



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National Center for Lesbian Rights Family Law Staff Attorney

Description

Salary is non-negotiable and based on years since becoming barred (3-5 years): $76,000-83,000.

Application deadline: open until filled

The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) seeks a highly skilled, enthusiastic, articulate and motivated Family Law Staff Attorney with 3-5 years of experience beginning October 1, 2020 (some flexibility in start date is possible). This position will focus on family law litigation (primarily appellate litigation), legislation, policy, and public education, and will work with our Family Law Director. This position will also work on our efforts to abolish and replace the existing child welfare system while also providing technical assistance to attorneys representing parents involved in the child welfare system. NCLR is a strong and effective national legal organization dedicated to achieving full civil and human rights for LGBTQ people and their families through impact litigation, public policy work, direct legal services, and community and public education. NCLR is an intersectional feminist organization committed to advancing justice within our organization and beyond.

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Southern California Public Power Authority General Counsel

Description

Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA) is offering a rare opportunity for a top legal professional to join this unique organization as General Counsel. This position supports SCPPA’s Board of Directors, its member agencies, and the Executive Director by offering unparalleled legal support in a collaborative and member-driven organization. This at-will position reports to and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Directors with additional reporting responsibility to the Executive Director. The General Counsel oversees all legal activities of the organization and as such is the top legal advisor for matters related to the association and its membership as well as the supporting organization of SCPPA. 

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Bick Law (Newport Beach, CA) Environmental Lawyer

Description

Established boutique environmental law firm located in Newport Beach seeks an attorney with 4-8 years of experience in environmental law and a desire to continue to develop as an environmental lawyer. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of state and federal environmental laws, including CERCLA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, NEPA, NRD, CEQA and Proposition 65. Excellent academic credentials as well as strong research, writing and analytical skills are required. Prior experience at a regional or national law firm or a federal or state environmental agency is preferred. Must be admitted to the California State Bar. Please submit resume to Kimberly Bick at kbick@bicklawllp.com for consideration. 

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Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles Careers

Description

Legal Aid Foundation Los Angeles (LAFLA)[multiple positions]

Managing Attorney – Right to Counsel Workgroup

Attorney – Economic Stability Workgroup (Student Loans)

Attorney – Housing and Communities Workgroup

Attorney – Supporting Families Workgroup

Attorney – Economic Stability Workgroup (CBEST)

Law Clerk – API Community Outreach Project

More Info: https://lafla.org/get-involved/careers/

The California School Boards Association (CSBA) (Sacramento, CA) Chief Legal Counsel

Description

CSBA is a nonprofit education association representing the governing boards of public-school districts and county offices of education. We are seeking a Chief Legal Counsel to oversee our new District and County Office Legal Services Department. In this role, you will provide and oversee the department’s legal representation to school districts and county offices of education and oversee the work of CSBA’s Education Legal Alliance.

 

To view the full job description and submit your application, please visit https://www.csba.org/About/Careers/ChiefLegalCounsel

Sephora (San Francisco, CA) Associate General Counsel

Description

Associate General Counsel

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Counsel, Employment & Labor

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Samsung Next (San Francisco, CA)

Description

Corporate Counsel  

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UC Legal - Office of the General Counsel at the University of California is recruiting for a Senior Counsel, Labor and Employment position.

Description

This position in the labor and employment practice area provides advice to a diverse client base concerning the University's 200,000-plus workforce. This position works with systemwide and campus human resources, academic personnel, compliance, and risk management staff. Independently handles a full range of legal matters and projects, to include the most complex and that of substantial importance and impact. Interprets complex facts and the law in areas of high ambiguity. Drafts, reviews, and revises a variety of documents, such as policies, contracts, advice memoranda, and agency submissions. Conducts client trainings and prepares legal updates. Provides functional advice, training and/or guidance to less-experienced attorneys and legal support staff. May act as a liaison with outside counsel, and/or represent the University in regulatory proceedings, including administrative hearings before labor and employment agencies and employment-related government audits and investigations.



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Fox Rothschild LLP (Los Angeles, CA) Litigation Associate

Description

Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in the Los Angeles office for a litigation associate. The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years of general and commercial litigation experience. Personal injury experience a plus. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. Candidate must be a detail oriented self-starter with the ability to work on multiple assignments and tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Must be licensed to practice law in the State of California. EEO m/f/vet/disabled/sexual orientation/gender identity. We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position at this time.



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Superior Court of California, County of Napa

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Superior Court Commissioner

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Current DAG Openings

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California Department of Justice (Throughout CA)

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The IRS Office of Chief Counsel - GS-14 Attorney Positions (Nine Openings)

Description
Vacancy Announcement #:
CCCW-20-88
Open Period: 06/12/2020 – 07/06/2020
The IRS Office of Chief Counsel is the largest tax firm in the country with approximately 1,500 attorneys, and Small Business/Self Employed is the largest Chief Counsel division with attorneys assigned to 47 field offices, including four different offices in Southern California. At this time, we have an open announcement to fill at least nine GS-14 attorney positions throughout the country, including at our California field offices in Laguna Niguel, Thousand Oaks, and San Diego. Please see the link below for the vacancy announcement and note that the deadline to apply is July 6, 2020. Please share this announcement with your members and encourage interested members to apply.
 
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If you have any specific questions about this announcement or working at Chief Counsel, please do not hesitate to contact Casinova O. Henderson at (213) 372-4037. 

The New York Times - VP and Assistant General Counsel

Description
The Times's legal department for a vice president and assistant general counsel, corporate and securities; the lawyer will report to the general counsel and will lead a team of two lawyers (one full-time/one part-time) and two paralegals. The team is responsible for securities law matters, public company governance, executive compensation and corporate transactions, among other areas.
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Apply to be a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit (8/7 Deadline)

Description

Are you an experienced federal practitioner in the Northern District of California? Or have a colleague who is? The Court is now taking applications for lawyer representatives to the Ninth Circuit. We need a diverse group of applicants, so please spread the word!

 

This is an incredible opportunity to serve the federal bench and bar, while getting to know the judges. Lawyer representatives, who are selected by the judges, are responsible for planning the invite-only district conference attended by all the N.D. Cal. judges, as well as representing the district at the annual Ninth Circuit conference. More info and application (due 8/7) are available on Court’s website here.

 

If selected, you will join an accomplished group of lawyer representatives led by co-chairs Bambo Obara (Weil Gotshal) and Dena Sharp (Girard Sharp) in 2021. Past lawyer reps have included leaders of color like Angel Garganta, Erick Howard, Ismail Ramsey, Quyen Ta, David Tsai, and many more. Please apply to help us ensure diverse representation of the bar.

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State of CA, Dept. of Industrial Relations, Office of the Director Legal Unit - Attorney (Los Angeles, California)

Description
Multiple vacancies for Attorney (0-6 years post bar), Attorney III (6 or more), and Attorney IV (10 or more) DOE. Litigate a variety of employment law matters and advise senior managers in the areas of public employment, prevailing wage/public works, public records, and workers’ comp; act as hearing officer. Visit
www.calcareers.ca.gov and search for Attorney, Los Angeles County, Job Control (JC) 200220.
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Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP - Mid Level Litigation Associate Attorney (West LA)

Description
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, a leading national law firm, is seeking a litigation associate with 3 - 5 years of civil litigation experience for its West Los Angeles office.
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Littler Mendelson P.C. - Labor & Employment Associate

Description
Littler Mendelson P.C. is seeking to hire an attorney with at least 4 years of labor and employment law experience, including substantial wage and hour, PAGA, and class action experience, to join the Irvine office.
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Temporary Judges, Los Angeles Superior Court

Description
The Los Angeles Superior Court is recruiting for Temporary Judges.  If any are looking to enhance your legal skills and support the administration of justice in Los Angeles County, becoming a Temporary Judge is for you.  The Los Angeles Superior Court will be conducting a mandatory Bench Conduct and Demeanor training on May 7, 2020. MCLE credit is provided for this training and pre-paid reservations should be received no later than May 1, 2020.  This training is mandatory for any qualified attorney interested in sitting in Small Claims, Traffic, Family Law, Civil Harassment, Unlawful Detainers and Civil Collections.
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Temporary Law Clerk to US Magistrate Judge

Description
The United States District Court, Central District of California, is accepting application for the position of Temporary Law Clerk to a U. S. Magistrate Judge.  To view the announcement, please ► Click HERE

Healthcare Associate, Los Angeles

DescriptionLeading Los Angeles healthcare law firm seeks an associate attorney with 3+ years recent healthcare experience to focus on regulatory compliance work for healthcare and life science providers (hospital, physician groups, behavioral health providers, pharmacies, telehealth and other business entities).  Knowledge of healthcare law and regulations is essential. Candidates should have experience drafting advisory memoranda, opinion letters, contracts, healthcare policies and procedures, as well as superior research, writing, communications, and negotiating skills. The ideal candidate will be a team player, eager to learn, have a keen interest in health and life sciences law, and have the ability to think critically, creatively and quickly distill complex information when guiding clients. Major law firm experience is preferred but not required.  Corporate transactional experience and experience working on investigations and administrative proceedings are desirable.  This is an opportunity to work alongside and be mentored by elite healthcare and life science lawyers.  Must be licensed in California.  Compensation and benefits will be based upon qualifications and healthcare specific experience. Please submit cover letter and resume in confidence to gmartin@nelsonhardiman.com and reference “Regulatory Associate”.

Employment Litigation Associate, Los Angeles

Description
The Los Angeles office of Fisher Phillips seeks a senior associate with 5-7 years of employment litigation and/or class action experience. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience handling California wage-hour class action claims and PAGA cases. Qualified candidates will be comfortable taking and defending depositions, drafting and responding to discovery and pleadings, and drafting and arguing motions. 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. ►Apply HERE

State Bar of California - Assistant Chief Trial Counsel

Description
An Assistant Chief Trial Counsel (ACTC) is directly responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing activities related to the investigation and prosecution of disciplinary and related violations by California attorneys and others as appropriate. The ACTC directs and manages the internal operations of a function, division, or unit of the Office of Chief Trial Counsel (OCTC). The ACTC manages the substantive legal work of assigned units, divisions, and functions and directs the work of attorneys, investigators, and other staff, both through subordinate supervisors. The ACTC assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures and operational guidelines for new programs that may require acting as a liaison to other departments. The ACTC may also direct and manage the administration of other programs as assigned.
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FOX ROTHCHILD, LLP. JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - Los Angeles, CA – Family Law Associate

Description
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in our Los Angeles office for an associate in the Family Law practice group. The ideal candidate will have 3–5 years of exclusively family law experience, including handling complicated marital disputes. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. Must be licensed to practice in the State of California. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. EOE.
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FOX ROTHCHILD, LLP. JOB ANNOUNCEMENT - San Francisco, CA - Labor and Employment Associate

Description
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening in the San Francisco, CA office for an associate in our Labor & Employment Department. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of experience in employment litigation matters, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour, reasonable accommodation, and class actions. This associate will handle all aspects of single plaintiff and class action litigation.  Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required.  Large law firm experience preferred. Must be licensed to practice law in the State of California. EOE. We are not accepting resumes from search firms for this position at this time.
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