Attorney Openings

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At Hanson Bridgett, we look for the best and brightest legal minds to join the Firm. Ours is a tight-knit group of attorneys who enjoy a team approach to legal matters, always work with the client's long-term interest in mind, and expect significant contributions from junior attorneys and established partners alike.

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.

We are an EEO employer and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To be considered for a position, please submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Law school transcript
  • Writing sample

Current Openings:

Health Transactional/Regulatory Associate (1-4 years of experience)
San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Sacramento, Los Angeles

Our Health Care Section has an opening for a transactional/regulatory associate. The ideal candidate will have 1-4 years of transactional experience, preferably with a health law background or direct health care or senior care experience. However, exceptional candidates with a general business background will be considered so long as they demonstrate a strong desire to work with hospitals, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, continuing care retirement communities, home and community-based services such as hospice and home health agencies, and other health/senior care industry providers on a wide range of business, license, regulatory, and operational issues.

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Government Transactional Associate (1-3 years of experience)
SF Bay Area (preferred), Sacramento, Los Angeles

We have an opening for a junior-level 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 client 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.

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. Please note we have recently filled our Government Transactional Associate (3-5 years of experience) position and this posting is for an additional junior-level associate to join the team.

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Non-Discrimination Policy

Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of their ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudice of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

For More Information

Marisa Compesi
Director of Attorney Recruiting
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Christine Wang
Attorney Recruiting Coordinator
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105