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Founded in 1927 and with offices throughout California, Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP practices in the areas of Real and Business, Environmental and Natural Resources Law, Public Law, Eminent Domain, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Education Law, Construction, Insurance, and Litigation.

Position Summary
Burke is seeking a 6+ year land use attorney with real estate transactional experience to join its San Francisco office.

In addition to real estate transactional expertise (purchase and sale, DDAs and Development Agreements), experience in land use, CEQA, and NEPA is required. The successful candidate will analyze and comment on administrative draft CEQA and NEPA documents for legal sufficiency; analyze General Plans, zoning ordinances and plot entitlement strategies; help prepare project application documents for private clients; perform legal research concerning land use, CEQA and NEPA topics; draft certain CEQA and NEPA documents; draft General Plan consistency, CEQA and other approval findings; and handle all aspects of land use/CEQA litigation, including administrative record preparation, procedural steps, briefing, and argument. Must have stellar writing skills, attention to detail, strong work ethic, and motivation to serve clients at the highest level.

The pay scale for associates at Burke ranges from $135,000 – $200,000 plus annual performance based bonuses. The actual salary within that range will depend on the selected candidate’s years of practice and experience. We encourage all interested candidates to apply. The firm offers a hybrid work arrangement option, reasonable billable hours requirement, annual discretionary and billable hours bonuses, competitive health insurance benefits, and 401(k) with a partial match. We promote an environment that encourages mentoring attorneys to advance in the firm and their careers. The firm supports integrity, diversity, professional growth and personal fulfillment for everyone working at our firm.

Qualifications and Prior Experience
6+ years experience

How to Apply
Qualified candidates, please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to EOE.

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