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At Allen Matkins, we help clients capitalize on the opportunity.

Whether this opportunity comes from overcoming challenges or seeing and taking advantage of new technologies, business models, or global markets, we partner with clients to accomplish goals and drive success.

We are a premier California-based law firm specializing in real estate, litigation, labor, tax, and business law, with more than 200 attorneys in four major metropolitan areas of California: Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and San Diego. From our base in California, we also serve the needs of our clients, whose interests are national and increasingly global.

For more than 40 years, we’ve worked with clients drawn to us by our reputation for creative solutions, pragmatism, exemplary quality, and approachability, and our unparalleled network of contacts and connections in business and government.

If we had to pride ourselves on just one thing, it would be our relationships with our clients who’ve entrusted us with their security, their livelihoods, and their aspirations. We look to honor them in everything we do.

Position Summary:

The Los Angeles office is seeking an associate with a minimum of 3 years of experience to work on a full spectrum of land use matters, including project entitlement and litigation. The preferred candidate will have experience with permitting, entitlements, CEQA/NEPA, planning and zoning law, the Subdivision Map Act, and land use litigation, including CEQA litigation. Experience with natural resources, wetlands, endangered species, California Coastal Commission, and historic preservation is helpful but not required. Experience or interest in environmental law, including contaminated site transactions and litigation under CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and state equivalents is also helpful but not required. This position will be located and will work primarily with attorneys in our Los Angeles office, but will also work periodically with attorneys in our other offices. A high level of academic achievement and major law firm experience are required. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.