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.

Currently, we have the following openings:

CORPORATE GROUP ASSOCIATE (6 to 8 Years’ Experience)

Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking an associate attorney with approximately six to eight years of solid corporate transactional, M&A, and securities law experience for a partnership track position in our Corporate Group.

The Corporate Group has an active practice covering a wide variety of corporate transactional and counseling matters including a substantial mergers and acquisitions practice, advising emerging growth companies, forming private investment funds, securities law counseling, intellectual property transactional matters, corporate governance and general corporate and commercial counseling.

CORPORATE GROUP ASSOCIATE (3 to 5 Years’ Experience)

Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking an associate attorney with approximately three to five years of solid corporate transactional, M&A, and securities law experience for a partnership track position in our Corporate Group.

The Corporate Group has an active practice covering a wide variety of corporate transactional and counseling matters including a substantial mergers and acquisitions practice, advising emerging growth companies, forming private investment funds, securities law counseling, intellectual property transactional matters, corporate governance and general corporate and commercial counseling.

FAMILY WEALTH PLANNING GROUP SENIOR ASSOCIATE/OF COUNSEL

Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking a senior associate/Of Counsel attorney with 7+ years of estate planning experience to work in our Family Wealth Practice Group. The attorney will represent high net worth individuals and multi-generational family groups with their estate planning, estate and trust administration, estate and gift taxation, charitable gift planning, and probate estate planning needs. Our clients include executives of public corporations, owners of closely held businesses, and entrepreneurs involved in start-up businesses. We assist individuals, families, private foundations, charitable organizations, and businesses to implement their philanthropic goals.

The position requires superior analytical, communication, drafting, writing, and research skills, with the ability to work both independently and as a team member, and to work closely with clients to achieve their estate planning goals

INVESTMENT FUNDS & ADVISERS GROUP ASSOCIATE

Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking an associate attorney with approximately two to four years of solid corporate transactional and corporate securities law experience for a partnership track position in our top-rated and nationally prominent Investment Funds & Advisers Group.

The Investment Funds & Advisers Group works with hundreds of private investment funds (primarily hedge funds, venture funds, private equity funds and credit funds but also funds using a variety of other strategies) and investment advisers in a cutting edge practice.  Prior private fund experience or Investment Advisers Act experience is a plus, but not a prerequisite.  Significant securities law experience is required.

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE

Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking a junior associate attorney with 3 to 4 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, securities litigation, intellectual property litigation, will contests, real estate and construction litigation, corporate and partnership disputes over ownership and fiduciary duties, contract 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.

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.

REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATE (MINIMUM 5 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE)

The Shartsis Friese Real Estate group is searching for an Associate attorney with a minimum of 5 years’ experience counseling clients in commercial leasing transactions.  Successful candidates will have demonstrably superior legal writing skills and should possess exceptional academic credentials from nationally recognized law schools.  The firm offers a collegial, efficient, midsize firm platform with exceptional lawyers, sophisticated clients, and compensation competitive with larger firms.  This is a great opportunity for a qualified attorney to join a sophisticated, growing, and active Chambers-ranked practice.

REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATE (2 TO 4 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE)

The Shartsis Friese Real Estate Group is seeking an Associate attorney with 2 to 4 years’ experience counseling clients in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of a broad range of real estate and finance transactions. Successful candidates will have demonstrably superior legal writing skills and should possess exceptional academic credentials from nationally recognized law schools. The firm offers a collegial, efficient, midsize firm platform with exceptional lawyers, sophisticated clients, and compensation competitive with larger firms. This is a great opportunity for a qualified attorney to join a sophisticated, growing, and active Chambers-ranked practice.


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