Candidates should possess superior academic credentials from nationally recognized law schools, as well as demonstrably superior legal writing skills.  Successful attorneys can look forward to a rewarding practice where enthusiasm, exceptional client service, hard work, community involvement and legal acumen truly are appreciated. The firm offers a collegial, efficient, midsize firm platform with exceptional lawyers, sophisticated clients, and compensation competitive with larger firms. California bar admission (or eligibility to obtain admission) required.

Currently, we have the following openings:

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

 Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking an associate attorney with 2 to 3 years of meaningful experience in civil litigation to work in our Litigation Department. The attorney will work on a variety of substantive litigation matters (complex litigation, corporate and partnership disputes over ownership and fiduciary duties, contract disputes, intellectual property disputes, etc.).  Meaningful litigation experience includes drafting of pleadings/motions, drafting and responding to written discovery, and managing document discovery.  Experience with depositions, arguing motions, pre-trial preparation, trials, and arbitrations is a plus. Successful candidates will have demonstrably superior legal writing skills.

The anticipated annual base salary wage range the Firm reasonably expects to pay candidates for this position is $220,000 to $235,000. The final annual base salary wage offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and years of experience, education, and other factors.


LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION

Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking an associate attorney with approximately three years of solid environmental litigation and counseling experience for a partnership track position in our Litigation Department. Candidates should have experience assisting clients in environmental matters involving state and federal environmental laws, including laws regulating hazardous and solid waste, water, air and endangered species, as well as California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) issues. Experience with land use litigation is a plus.  Work will include environmental litigation, administrative enforcement matters, and counseling regarding environmental permitting, due diligence and compliance.  Successful candidates will have demonstrably superior legal writing skills and want to perform substantive legal work including drafting pleadings/motions, drafting and responding to written discovery, managing document discovery, taking/defending depositions, and arguing motions, in addition to counseling clients on environmental matters.

The anticipated annual base salary wage range the Firm reasonably expects to pay candidates for this position is $235,000 to $265,000. The final annual base salary wage offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and years of experience in the job, type and years of experience in the industry, education, and other factors.


Please submit candidate materials, including a resume and law school transcript to AttorneyHiring@nullsflaw.com.

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