Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP

Founded in 1927, Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP is a midsized law firm comprised of over 125 attorneys distributed in ten regional offices serving a variety of public and private clients primarily throughout California. We provide a wide range of legal, advisory, transactional, and litigation services. The firm’s practice is organized into nine major practice groups: Public Law, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Environmental, Land Use and Natural Resources, Education, Insurance Coverage and Litigation, Real Estate and Business,Construction, and Intellectual Property.

The successful candidate at Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP will share the firm’s commitment to a professional work environment that promotes equality, dignity, and respect. We are dedicated to excellence, integrity, professional growth, and personal fulfillment.

Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, age, national origin, sex or any other applicable category protected by state and/or federal laws.

Position Summary:

Burke, William & Sorensen’s Public Law Group has an immediate need for a skilled and motivated attorney with a minimum of 6 – 10 years’ experience advising public agencies in the areas of general municipal law, the Brown Act, conflicts of interest, public contracts, code enforcement, land use, and CEQA. The preferred candidate will have acted as an assistant or deputy city attorney, and will have regularly represented planning commissions or equivalent public bodies.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Act as assistant or deputy city attorney and other duties as assigned.

Skills and Competencies:

Key qualifications include excellent writing and research skills, superior public speaking ability and the ability to immediately work directly with clients. Experience handling public meetings essential.


6 to 10 years’ experience advising public agencies.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates, please email cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample to [email protected].

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