California Litigation Associate: Bay Area

  • Van Ness Feldman, LLP
  • Apr 12, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

The Bay Area office of Van Ness Feldman LLP is seeking a highly motivated junior to mid-level associate (1-5 years of experience) to join our growing litigation practice. This position will be focused in the areas of federal and state environmental litigation, environmental regulatory actions, judicial challenges to agency decisions, environmental aspects of transactions and policyholder insurance coverage. This is a great opportunity for candidates seeking a high level of responsibility and a team-oriented approach to client/matter management in a busy law firm environment. Admission to the California Bar is required.

Our office is located within walking distance from BART. Position is remote to start, subject to State and local COVID-19 guidance.

Preferred skills and qualifications:

o Litigation experience, including preparation of pleadings, substantive motions, depositions and e-discovery;
o Excellent legal research, writing, verbal communication and analytical skills;
o Experience with document management databases (i.e., Concordance, Relativity);
o Exceptional attention to detail;
o Strong organization and time management skills;
o Able to take direction and manage tasks and projects with minimal supervision;
o Strong computer skills;
o Ability to travel, when travel safely resumes.

We offer a friendly and inclusive work environment (in-person and virtual) and a competitive benefits package. To apply for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to treese@vnf.com.