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Naomi J. Smith

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 young attorneys and established partners alike.

Current Openings:

Construction Litigation Associate (2-4 years of experience)
San Francisco or Sacramento

Our Real Estate and Construction Section has an opening in San Francisco or Sacramento for an associate with 2-4 years of complex construction litigation experience. Candidates must have general working knowledge of claims regarding design errors and omissions, construction defects, and delay and impact. Prior experience in construction or engineering is a plus, but not required.

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Construction Litigation Associate (4-5 years of experience)
San Francisco, Sacramento or Los Angeles

Our Real Estate and Construction Section has an opening in San Francisco, Sacramento or Los Angeles for an associate with 4-5 years of complex construction litigation experience. Candidates must have general working knowledge of claims regarding design errors and omissions, construction defects, and delay and impact. Prior experience in construction or engineering is a plus, but not required.

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Real Estate Litigation Associate (2-3 years of experience)
San Francisco

We have an opening in our Real Estate & Construction Section for a real estate litigation associate (class of 2014 or 2015). We seek candidates with 2-3 years of demonstrated experience in preparing legal motions and arguing in court hearings, with some real estate experience (either through prior employment, legal case work or participation in related organizations). A successful candidate will be adept at providing concise and persuasive work product under short deadlines for expedited lawsuits, with careful attention to details.

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Ideal candidates will have a distinguished academic background, impeccable references and CA Bar membership. 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. Direct applicants only.

To be considered for a position, please submit: a cover letter stating your interest in the position; resume; law school transcript; and a research-based writing sample.

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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 his or her 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, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

For More Information

Naomi J. Smith
Director of Attorney Recruiting and Diversity
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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