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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:


Construction Litigation Associate
2-4 years of experience
San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento Area, Los Angeles Area, flexibility to work remotely (Hybrid)

Our Chambers USA Band 1 ranked construction team is seeking a 2nd-4th year construction litigation associate to join the team. Ideal candidates will have experience working on complex construction matters as well as experience with all aspects of litigation, including discovery, law and motion, deposition experience, court appearances, mediation, and trial. In addition, ideal candidates will have a general working knowledge of claims regarding delay and impact, design errors and omissions, and construction defects. This position may be based in any of Hanson Bridgett's five offices with the ability to work remotely in an agile (hybrid) manner.

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Health Care Litigation Associate
4-5 years of experience
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Rafael, Walnut Creek, flexibility to work remotely (hybrid)

The Health & Senior Care Section seeks to hire a mid-level litigation associate. Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 4 years of litigation experience including law and motion experience, written discovery and deposition experience, mediation, and trial experience. A background in health care litigation is favored. Prior experience working with health care providers is preferred but not required. This position may be based in any of Hanson Bridgett's five offices with the ability to work remotely in an agile (hybrid) manner.

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Real Estate Finance Associate or Senior Counsel
5+ years of experience
Los Angeles Area - preferred
Flexibility to work remotely (Hybrid)

The Real Estate + Environment Section is seeking a mid-level Real Estate Finance Associate or Senior Counsel attorney to join the Real Estate Transactional Practice Group. Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of demonstrated experience in real estate transactions on the Lender side. We seek candidates who are able to manage multiple deals simultaneously and who are highly proficient working with complex debt and equity financing structures, purchase and sale transaction documentation, as well as securitized lending, due diligence, title and survey review, and commercial leasing. HUD experience is a plus. This is an excellent opportunity for advancement for the right candidate and training from seasoned finance law practitioners. The preference is for the person filling this position to be based in Hanson Bridgett's Los Angeles office. We offer the ability to work remotely in an agile (hybrid) manner from within California.

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Labor & Employment Associate
4-5 years of experience
San Francisco, San Rafael, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, flexibility to work remotely (Hybrid)

The Labor & Employment Section is seeking a mid-level associate with 4-5 years of employment litigation and advice and counsel experience (JD 2017, 2018). Traditional labor law experience is a plus. This position must be based out of one of Hanson Bridgett's Northern California offices (San Francisco, San Rafael, Sacramento or Walnut Creek) with the ability to work remotely in an agile (hybrid) manner.

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Litigation Associate
5-7 years of experience
San Francisco, San Rafael, Sacramento, Walnut Creek, flexibility to work remotely (Hybrid)

The Litigation Section is currently seeking an experienced litigation associate with 5-7 years of commercial litigation experience (JD 2015, 2016, 2017). Ideal candidates will have litigation experience, including drafting discovery, drafting and opposing motions, case management skills, deposition experience, trial preparation, court appearances, and trials. Judicial clerkship experience is a plus. This position may be based in any of Hanson Bridgett's five offices with the ability to work remotely in an agile (hybrid) manner.

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