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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:


Tax Associate
2-5 years of experience
San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, Sacramento, Los Angeles, flexibility to work remotely

Our expanding Tax Practice Group has an opening for a tax associate with 2-5 years of tax experience. We prefer candidates who have experience handling a broad variety of federal, state and local tax matters. Ideally, a candidate would have experience with startup tax issues, including qualified small business stock. Knowledge of general corporate law and M&A transactions is beneficial. Tax LL.M. preferred. This position may be based in any of Hanson Bridgett's five offices with the ability to work remotely.

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Land Use and Environmental Law Associate
3-5+ years of experience
San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, Sacramento, Los Angeles, flexibility to work remotely

Hanson Bridgett’s Real Estate + Environment Section is seeking an associate with a minimum of 3 years of land use and environmental litigation experience to support our Land Use and Environmental Law Practice Groups. Ideal candidates will have experience representing public agencies, property owners, and developers on complex land use entitlement matters. A strong background in planning and zoning law, CEQA compliance, and municipal law is required. Basic real estate transactional experience is a plus. Litigation experience involving the major environmental statutes including CERCLA, RCRA, CEQA, and the CWA, as well as experience with complex litigation, depositions, and motion practice is desired. This position may be based in any of Hanson Bridgett's five offices with the ability to work remotely.

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Corporate Associate, Senior Counsel, or Counsel
4-6+ years of experience
San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, Sacramento, Los Angeles, flexibility to work remotely

Hanson Bridgett LLP is seeking an experienced corporate attorney with at least 4 years of corporate law firm experience to join the firm’s Business Section. Experience with entity formation, venture capital financings, and mergers and acquisitions is required. Experience pertaining to one or more of the following is strongly preferred:  commercial contracts; securities regulation and/or capital markets; private equity fund formation; technology transactions; and intellectual property matters.

Associates, Senior Associates, Senior Counsel and Counsel level candidates are all encouraged to apply. Title depends on experience.

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Labor & Employment Associate
3-5 years of experience
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Rafael, Walnut Creek, flexibility to work remotely

Hanson Bridgett has an opening in its Labor & Employment Section for a mid-level associate with 3-5 years of employment and traditional labor law experience. Employment litigation, advice and counsel, and traditional labor law experience are preferred. We will also consider experienced, well-credentialed litigation candidates who have a strong interest in labor and employment. This position may be based in any of Hanson Bridgett's five offices with the ability to work remotely.

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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
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Isabelle Ting
Attorney Recruiting Manager
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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