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Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP is a California limited liability law partnership with 137 member attorneys. Our mission is to provide clients with creative, results oriented, and cost effective legal services within the complex environment in which they function. We view ourselves as problem solvers and legal strategists, not simply compliance monitors and reciters of the law. Burke has nine practice groups: Public Law; Labor and Employment Law; Construction Law; Litigation; Environmental, Land Use and Natural Resources; Real Estate and Business Law; Insurance Coverage and Litigation; Intellectual Property; and Education Law.
Each practice focuses on professional development of member attorneys and advisory services tailored to the needs of both public and private clients. With regional offices in the Inland Empire, Palm Desert, Los Angeles, Marin County, Oakland, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Ventura County, as well with the added support of advanced communications technology, Burke can easily be where our California situated clients need us to be. For more information, please visit on our website and LinkedIn page.
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.

How to Apply
Qualified applicants, please email cover letter, resumé and writing sample to [email protected] EOE.
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