Hanson Bridgett is a law firm with more than 170 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, Sacramento, the North Bay, the East Bay and Los Angeles. Serving clients since 1958, we are well known in California and have earned a national reputation in many of our practice areas.
Our diverse client list includes large national and global companies as well as many governmental entities, regional businesses and individuals. While our offices are located throughout California, our attorneys frequently work on matters that cross domestic and international borders. To ensure our clients receive flawless service and top notch legal counsel wherever they may be located, we have forged alliances with firms in national and international legal networks. As members, we can provide our clients with legal expertise on the ground across the US and worldwide.
We are a certified B Corp and are socially responsible members of our communities. Our firm is driven by a commitment to diversity, charitable giving, pro bono legal work and hands-on service.
We have an opening for an associate in our Government Section to assist the firm’s public agency clients. We serve as general counsel and special counsel to a variety of local government agencies, and are looking for a transactional attorney whose background demonstrates an interest in government and community affairs. Our clients base consists of transportation agencies, water districts, and other special districts as well as private companies and organizations operating at the intersection of the public and private sphere. The ideal candidate will have some experience in handling legal issues our clients address on a regular basis, such as competitive bidding and procurement, public works contracting, alternative project delivery, transparency and open meeting laws, conflict of interests, rate setting, including Proposition 218 analysis. Responsibilities include researching and writing, reviewing and drafting contracts, drafting policies and resolutions, analyzing issues and advising clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are entrepreneurial, interested in developing your own niche and eventually your own clients, Hanson Bridgett could be a wonderful fit. We encourage and support business development efforts of all Team members, which includes speaking, writing, and conference attendance for trade associations and networking organizations.
Skills and Competencies:
Ideal candidates will have a distinguished academic background and impeccable references. CA Bar required. Strong research, writing and communication skills, high level of analytical skills as well as excellent and highly adaptable communication skills are required. We seek intelligent, entrepreneurial, team players who are practical, problem solvers, ambitious, organized and detail oriented and are looking towards partnership with Hanson Bridgett.
How to Apply:
We are an EEO employer and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
To be considered for this position, please submit:
A cover letter stating your interest in the position
Law school transcript