Municipal Law Associate (3-7 years of experience) – Oakland Office
ABOUT MEYERS NAVE
Meyers Nave has a reputation in California as a go-to law firm on which clients rely to handle their highest profile, most complicated and controversial transactions and litigation. Attorneys work in multi-disciplinary teams across six offices to help our clients navigate local, state and federal laws and regulations.
Meyers Nave has served California local governments for over 30 years, growing into a state wide firm with more than 65 attorneys with experience in the wide range of topics that impact our clients. Serving as city attorney as well as general and special counsel, we provide both day-to-day legal advice as well as representation in complex transactions and litigation.
Currently, Meyers Nave serves as city attorney for 19 cities and as general counsel to dozens of counties and special districts. Many of these relationships have spanned decades—a fact which testifies to the quality of our work and our commitment to clients.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Meyers Nave is looking for a smart and ambitious associate with 3-7 years of experience to join the Municipal & Special District Practice Group in our Oakland office. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience working with public agencies. Key qualifications include excellent writing and research skills, superior public speaking ability, and the ability to work directly with clients. Relevant professional experience may include, but is not limited to, Brown Act, conflicts of interest, public contracting, land use, real estate, code enforcement, and personnel.
Meyers Nave offers a collaborative work environment where associate attorneys are an essential part of our team of attorneys working directly with our clients. We handle a broad variety of challenging issues which offer exciting opportunities for our attorney teams. Meyers Nave and the attorneys supervising this position are committed to mentoring and developing attorneys.
Meyers Nave is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any qualified applicant’s race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and one substantive writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.