Environmental Attorney

Associate Attorney - Environmental, Land Use

  • San Francisco, CA
  • $230,000 - $275,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Brandon Zavala
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A bit about us:

We are a premiere law firm with offices in the Bay Area, Orange County, and Los Angeles. For over four decades, we have been committed to provding full-service legal services to our regional, national and international clientele.

Due to continued growth, we have an immediate need for a Litigation Associate to join our Government, Land Use, Environment & Energy Division. Ideal candidates will have preliminary experience working on legal matters relating to development of land and natural resources.

Why join us?

* High employee retention rates
* Generous medical, dental and vision insurance coverage for employees + families (including domestic partners)
* Ten days paid vacation during your first year of employment (up to 20 days in subsequent years); 8.5 paid sick/personal emergency days per year
* Paid holidays plus one additional floating holiday
* 401(k) plan with discretionary annual Firm contributions
* Discretionary annual bonus, typically awarded in December based on performance and longevity
* Paid parking or payment of an equivalent transportation subsidy

Job Details

Our law firm is seeking an Environmental Attorney to join our team. This is an ideal opportunity for an attorney who is passionate about environmental law and possesses a deep understanding of the CEQA/ NEPA regulations.

Is your background a match?
* JD from an accredited law school
* Active member in good standing with the California State Bar
* 4+ years of experience in land use or environmental law
* Subject matter expert with CEQA and NEPA regulations
* Knowledge of project development, public lands and mining, air, water, and energy
* Experience in real estate transactions is a plus!
* Proven track record of representing clients in environmental litigation and regulatory compliance
* Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
* Strong negotiation skills with the ability to resolve disputes in a fair and effective manner
* Able to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
* High degree of professional ethics and integrity.

What will you be doing?
* Work on a wide range of regulatory, administrative, transactional, and litigation matters relating to the development of land and natural resources
* Handle all land use litigation (writ of mandate) and public lands
* Represent clients in a variety of environmental law matters, including litigation, regulatory compliance, and transactional work
* Conduct in-depth legal research and analysis on various environmental laws, regulations, and policies
* Draft legal documents such as pleadings, briefs, opinions, and contracts
* Advise clients on CEQA, NEPA, and other relevant environmental laws and regulations
* Stay updated on the latest developments and changes in environmental law and policy
* Provide counsel to clients on the legal implications of various environmental issues and policies
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
$230,000 - $275,000