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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:


Corporate Associate, Senior Counsel, or Counsel

4-6+ years of experience

California: San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, Sacramento, Los Angeles, (flexibility to work remotely from anywhere in CA)

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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Litigation Attorney, Environmental Practice Group

4-7 years of experience

San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Rafael, Walnut Creek, (flexibility to work remotely)

Our Environmental Practice Group is seeking an experienced litigation attorney with 4-7+ years of litigation experience. Ideal candidates will have litigation experience involving the major environmental statues including CERCLA, RCRA, CEQA, and the CWA. 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.

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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Employee Benefits / Executive Compensation Associate

1-4 years of experience

California: San Francisco, Walnut Creek, San Rafael, Sacramento, Los Angeles, (flexibility to work remotely from anywhere in CA)

The Employee Benefits Practice Group has an immediate opening for an associate with 1-4 years of relevant employee benefits and executive compensation experience. Preferred candidates will have a demonstrated interest and/or prior work experience in employee benefits and executive compensation, including all areas of retirement benefits, health and welfare, payroll tax and fringe benefit issues, and executive and equity compensation.

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Real Estate Transactional Associate

3-5 years of experience

San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Rafael, Walnut Creek, (flexibility to work remotely)

Hanson Bridgett LLP has an opening in our Real Estate + Environment Section for a mid-level Real Estate Transactional Associate. Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in real estate transactions of all sizes. We seek candidates who are adept at project management and highly proficient in working with complex debt and equity financing structures and purchase and sale transaction documentation, as well as due diligence, title and survey review, commercial leasing and UCC law. HUD experience is a plus. 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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Christine Wang
Attorney Recruiting Specialist
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
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