Eminent Domain Associate – 4 to 7 Years of Experience (San Diego, Los Angeles or Oakland, CA)

About Meyers Nave

Meyers Nave is a robust midsize law firm with four offices throughout California. For over 35 years, we have built a reputation as a “go to” law firm to handle high profile and high stakes matters for both public entities and private sector clients.

Our Trial and Litigation Practice Group includes a robust litigation practice in federal and state courts focused on complex litigation that usually includes constitutional claims. We are actively engaged in all phases of litigation from initial pleadings through discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial, and appeal.

We are particularly well-known for our experience in Eminent Domain, handling large transportation and infrastructure projects, including a variety of large scale transit and sports stadium developments. We commonly assist public entities in obtaining the parcels of land needed for these important public projects. In addition to providing clients with our advice and counsel, we are typically in trial several times a year in both bench and jury trials.

About the Position

We are currently looking for a bright, committed and ambitious attorney with four to seven years of experience to join our Trial and Litigation Practice Group, with a focus on eminent domain. This position is open to our San Diego, Los Angeles or Oakland office.

Qualified candidates must have superior research and writing skills, excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities, and a strong work ethic. In addition, a successful candidate will have a proven ability to work in teams and an interest in elevating the Meyers Nave brand and reputation. It is essential that candidates possess significant experience with law and motion practice, including dispositive motions. Candidates should also have prior experience in building a case for trial, including developing evidence, interviewing witnesses, and taking and defending depositions. Eminent Domain or real estate/real property experience preferred but not required.

This position affords an opportunity for a motivated and qualified attorney to gain significant litigation and trial experience on a wide array of public entity-related land acquisition issues throughout California.

We offer a hybrid work schedule with continued work from home opportunities, coupled with core “in office” days with colleagues to promote collaboration and collegiality. The salary range for this California-based role is $165,000 – $190,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location. Meyers Nave offers a reasonable billable hours requirement, annual discretionary and billable hours bonuses, competitive health insurance benefits, 401(k) with a partial match and profit-sharing.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE and follow the link to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and two substantive writing samples.

Meyers Nave is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We place a high value on diversity and inclusion and encourage diverse candidates to apply. We do 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. Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

Eminent Domain Attorney – 7+ Years of Experience (San Diego, Los Angeles or Oakland, CA)

About Meyers Nave

Meyers Nave is a robust midsize law firm with four offices throughout California. For over 35 years, we have built a reputation as a “go to” law firm to handle high profile and high stakes matters for both public entities and private sector clients.

Our Trial and Litigation Practice Group includes a robust litigation practice in federal and state courts focused on complex litigation that usually includes constitutional claims. We are actively engaged in all phases of litigation from initial pleadings through discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial, and appeal.

We are particularly well-known for our experience in Eminent Domain, handling large transportation and infrastructure projects, including a variety of large scale transit and sports stadium developments. We commonly assist public entities in obtaining the parcels of land needed for these important public projects. In addition to providing clients with our advice and counsel, we are typically in trial several times a year in both bench and jury trials.

About the Position

We are currently looking for a bright, committed and ambitious attorney with seven or more years of experience to join our Trial and Litigation Practice Group, with a focus on eminent domain. This position is open to our San Diego, Los Angeles or Oakland office.

Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities, superior research and writing skills, and a strong work ethic. In addition, a successful candidate will have a proven ability to work in teams and an interest in elevating the Meyers Nave brand and reputation. It is essential that candidates possess significant experience with law and motion practice, including dispositive motions. Candidates should also have prior experience in building a case for trial, including developing evidence, interviewing witnesses, and taking and defending depositions. Eminent Domain or real estate/real property experience preferred but not required.
This position affords an opportunity for a motivated and qualified attorney to gain significant litigation and trial experience on a wide array of public entity-related land acquisition issues throughout California.

We offer a hybrid work schedule with continued work from home opportunities, coupled with core “in office” days with colleagues to promote collaboration and collegiality. The salary range for this California-based role is $175,000 – $260,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location. Meyers Nave offers a reasonable billable hours requirement, annual discretionary and billable hours bonuses, competitive health insurance benefits, 401(k) with a partial match and profit-sharing.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE and follow the link to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and two substantive writing samples.

Meyers Nave is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We place a high value on diversity and inclusion and encourage diverse candidates to apply. We do 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. Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

Trial & Litigation Associate – 4-7 Years of Experience (Oakland, San Diego, or Los Angeles, CA)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave is a robust midsize law firm with four offices throughout California.  For over 35 years, we have built a reputation as a “go to” law firm to handle high profile and high impact matters for both public entities and private sector clients.

Our Trial and Litigation Practice Group includes a robust litigation practice in federal and state courts focused on complex litigation that usually includes constitutional claims.  We are actively engaged in all phases of litigation from initial pleadings through discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial, and appeal.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Meyers Nave is looking for an energetic, committed, and diligent attorney with four to seven years of litigation experience to work in a collaborative team environment in our Trial & Litigation Practice Group. This position is open in our Los Angeles, San Diego or Oakland office.

A successful candidate will share in Meyers Nave’s commitment to providing its clients with high-quality services in rapidly evolving areas of the law, will relish the strategic decision-making involved in litigation, including crafting litigation strategy in complex situations, and will enjoy presenting nuanced constitutional arguments in a clear and persuasive fashion. Qualified candidates must have superior research and writing skills, excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities, and a strong work ethic. In addition, a successful candidate will have a proven ability to work in a team and across offices, as well as an interest in elevating the Meyers Nave brand and reputation. It is essential that candidates possess significant experience with complex case management and electronic discovery, as well as law and motion practice in state and federal court, including dispositive motions. Candidates should also have experience in building a case for trial, including developing evidence, interviewing witnesses, and taking and defending depositions.

The health and safety of Meyers Nave employees is our most important priority. As such, we allow for a hybrid work schedule during the Covid-19 pandemic. The salary range for this California-based role is $165,000 – $190,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location. Meyers Nave offers a reasonable billable hours requirement, annual discretionary and billable hours bonuses, competitive health insurance benefits, 401(k) with a partial match and profit-sharing.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE and follow the link to apply.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and one substantive writing sample.

Meyers Nave is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity.  We place a high value on diversity and inclusion and encourage diverse candidates to apply.  We do 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.  Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box).

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

Construction Litigation Associate – 3-5 Years of Experience (Oakland, CA)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave is a mid-sized California law firm which helps clients resolve their most complex and highest priority litigation, transactions, and regulatory compliance challenges. We are the ‘go-to’ California firm serving corporations, public entities, non-profit organizations and public-private partnerships located throughout California, as well as clients based in other states that have interests in California. Our success is based on our unwavering commitment to the highest standards of quality and client service and diversity and inclusion are core values that are hardwired into the fabric of our firm. The individuality of our attorneys and staff – and their collective experiences, perspectives and backgrounds – helps us provide clients with the most effective and creative legal services.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Meyers Nave is looking for a California-admitted litigator to join its Construction and Facilities Group (CFG).  Our preferred candidate is someone who loves the law, who appreciates the collegiality and support that come with firm practice and who, above all, has litigation in the blood.  We are particularly interested in speaking with big-law refugees, lawyers who cut their teeth on sophisticated matters and are now looking for a position that affords greater opportunities for case management (e.g., first/second chair) and career advancement.

The lawyer who will thrive in this position has:

  • excellent academic credentials (T-14 and/or near top of class)
  • extensive experience in complex litigation
  • experience with or an interest in construction-related disputes
  • a passion for writing and research
  • an entrepreneurial spirit
  • a sense of humor

We will provide you in return:

  • competitive compensation
  • excellent benefits
  • a truly collegial, team-oriented work environment
  • an excellent support team
  • structured training and CLE
  • every opportunity to advance professionally
  • a place to put down roots

The salary range for this California-based role is $160,000 – $190,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location. Meyers Nave offers a reasonable billable hours requirement, annual discretionary and billable hours bonuses, competitive health insurance benefits, 401(k) with a partial match and profit-sharing.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE to apply.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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.

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

Trial & Litigation Attorney – 7+ Years of Experience (Oakland, San Diego or Los Angeles, CA)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave is a robust midsize law firm with four offices throughout California.  For over 35 years, we have built a reputation as a “go to” law firm to handle high profile and high impact matters for both public entities and private sector clients.

Our Trial and Litigation Practice Group includes a robust litigation practice in federal and state courts focused on complex litigation that usually includes constitutional claims.  We are actively engaged in all phases of litigation from initial pleadings through discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial, and appeal.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Meyers Nave is looking for an energetic, committed, and diligent senior associate or of counsel with seven or more years of litigation experience to work in a collaborative team environment in our Trial & Litigation Practice Group.  This position is open in our Los Angeles, San Diego or Oakland office.

A successful candidate will share in Meyers Nave’s commitment to providing its clients with high-quality services in rapidly evolving areas of the law, will relish the strategic decision-making involved in litigation, including crafting litigation strategy in complex situations, and will enjoy presenting nuanced constitutional arguments in a clear and persuasive fashion.  Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical and creative thinking capabilities, superior research and writing skills, and a strong work ethic. In addition, a successful candidate will have a proven ability to work in a team and across offices, as well as an interest in elevating the Meyers Nave brand and reputation.  It is essential that candidates possess significant experience with law and motion practice in state and federal court, including dispositive motions.  Candidates should also have prior experience in building a case for trial, including developing evidence, interviewing witnesses, and taking and defending depositions.  Prior experience representing public entities is preferred.

We offer a hybrid work schedule with continued work from home opportunities, coupled with core “in office” days with colleagues to promote collaboration and collegiality.  The salary range for this California-based role is $175,000 – $260,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.  Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location.  Meyers Nave offers a reasonable billable hours requirement, annual discretionary and billable hours bonuses, competitive health insurance benefits, 401(k) with a partial match and profit-sharing.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE and follow the link to apply.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and one substantive writing sample.

Meyers Nave is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity.  We place a high value on diversity and inclusion and encourage diverse candidates to apply.  We do 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.  Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box).

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

Legal Practice Assistant – Labor & Employment Group (San Diego, CA)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave has a special reputation in California as a go-to law firm that clients rely on to handle their highest profile, most complicated and often most controversial transactions and litigated matters. Attorneys in the Firm’s five California offices work in multi-disciplinary teams to help public agencies, private businesses and public-private partnerships navigate an extensive range of local, state and federal laws and regulations. The results of our work and the expertise of our attorneys have led to numerous prestigious awards and honors, including Law360’s “California Powerhouse,” The Recorder’s “Giant Slayer” and The Daily Journal’s “Top Defense Result,” as well as many attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers. We are proud to handle precedent-setting matters for California’s legal community.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Working in our San Diego office, this hybrid (secretarial/assistant) full-time non-exempt position performs a variety of administrative support duties and delivers high-quality services to internal and external clients, exhibiting a commitment to integrity and excellence. The position, reporting to the Director of Administration, requires thorough knowledge of all firm and practice specific administrative processes and procedures, information technology systems, research tools and a broad-based understanding of the clients, matters and associated practices. The scope of responsibilities includes prioritizing, managing and following through on multiple projects, and communicating effectively, courteously and professionally with clients, attorneys, staff and peers.  This role has no direct reports.

Critical features of this job are described under the headings below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The position’s essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Communication: Effective communication, to include draft, review and revision of documents, including correspondence, reports, pleading and memoranda.
  • Document Processing: Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to format court pleadings according to applicable court rules and generate TOAs and TOCs using Firm software, which implies a depth of knowledge regarding court rules (federal, state), and in-person/electronic filing. Knowledge of Federal and State position statement processes is a plus.
  • Calendaring: Superior organizational skills with a demonstrated understanding of calendaring practices (e.g., CompuLaw), to keep attorney(s) abreast of upcoming deadlines.
  • Technology: Literacy in various software packages (e.g., MS Office, iManage, CCC Macros, time and billing software, Adobe), to include quick and accurate typing speed.
  • Collaborate closely with employees to ensure calendars are formatted and prepared in accordance with Firm best practices;
  • Maintain composure, efficiency and accuracy under high work volume circumstances;
  • Demonstrate excellent support by working cordially, cooperatively and productively with all Firm employees; and
  • Other functions as assigned.

Management retains the right to add to or change the functions of this position at any time.

QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualifications are required:

  • Associate’s degree or paralegal certificate;
  • A minimum of 5 years of law firm employment litigation experience, experience in all types of litigation, including class action and PAGA.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of legal secretary/legal assistant experience;
  • Prior litigation experience in California state and federal court is required; appellate experience is preferred;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;
  • Responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments;
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings;
  • Writes clearly and informatively; varies writing style to meet needs;

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. Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with state law.

The pay range for this position, working in our San Diego office is $42.00 to $46.00, per hour, paid semi-monthly, depending on experience.

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: meyersjobs@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should click here to apply.  Please submit a cover letter and resume ONLY if you meet the requested criteria.

Office Services/Facilities Assistant (Oakland, CA)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave has a special reputation in California as a go-to law firm that clients rely on to handle their highest profile, most complicated and often most controversial transactions and litigated matters. Attorneys in the Firm’s five California offices work in multi-disciplinary teams to help public agencies, private businesses and public-private partnerships navigate an extensive range of local, state and federal laws and regulations. The results of our work and the expertise of our attorneys have led to numerous prestigious awards and honors, including Law360’s “California Powerhouse,” The Recorder’s “Giant Slayer” and The Daily Journal’s “Top Defense Result,” as well as many attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers. We are proud to handle precedent-setting matters for California’s legal community.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Office Services/Facilities Assistant role requires strong customer service skills and ability to maintain positive working relationships with clients, and personnel.  This position reports to the Operations Manager. Prior experience in a legal, or professional, environment is preferred but not required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The position’s essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Provide mailroom services, including sorting, distributing, collecting and metering mail and parcels on an accurate and timely basis;
  • Produce copying and printing, faxing and scanning in accordance with written or verbal requests;
  • Processes associated with the management and identification of electronic and physical documents (records). Includes the adherence to established naming and organizational protocols and procedures to facilitate future retrieval.
  • Inspect and ensure all rooms are stocked with appropriate supplies and continuously ready for use;
  • Assist with the delivery and set-up of catering needs for meetings;
  • Prepare office/workstation for new hires, and assist with IT equipment set-up;
  • Coordinate service calls for mail/copy room equipment as needed;
  • Monitor and maintain general supply levels, restock, and coordinate reordering;
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of shared office spaces, such as copy rooms, file rooms and kitchen areas;
  • Organize and distribute kitchen/coffee area supplies;
  • Assist as a back-up in reception, greeting clients, answering in-coming calls, scheduling of conference rooms;
  • Other functions as assigned.

Management retains the right to add to, or change, the functions of this position at any time.

QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualifications are required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent;
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. of office-related equipment and supplies;
  • Ability to perform tasks in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize workload;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information the employee may receive in the course of employment;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and update skills as required by the position;
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints;
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Outlook email and the internet required
  • Knowledge and experience running office equipment (e.g., copiers, scanners, fax machine)
  • Understanding of US Postal Service and express mailing (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.)
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate (in person, by phone and in writing) with a diverse group of attorneys, non-attorney employees and vendors with courtesy and professionalism.

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. Meyers Nave will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with state law.

The pay range for this position, working in our Oakland office is $27.00 to $33.00 per hour depending on experience. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Meyers Nave complies with the requirements of all applicable California and federal employment laws, including those protecting disabled individuals. If you have difficulty using our online application system due to a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact us via email or phone: hiringmanager@meyersnave.com or (510) 808-2000.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should click here to apply.

Business/Legal Operations Analyst

About

As our Business/Legal Operations Analyst you’ll be involved in critical aspects of the Firm and utilize a broad range of financial, process and communication skills.  We are looking for an ambitious and innovative individual who is organized, process driven and has a great attention to detail!  As a Business/Legal Operations Analyst you will partner with executives and teams across multiple departments to drive ideas that improve the way we function and operate throughout the Firm; take charge of data management, process optimization, and project management of special projects.  You will assist with departmental financial management and cross-functional alignment with company departments such as Finance, Human Resources, Technology and Administration.

Our ideal candidate uses data  and metrics to examine inefficient processes and bottlenecks that increase costs and resource utilization.  You must be comfortable in working independently, with the flexibility to change priorities, as the needs change.  A strong working knowledge of Excel and an interest in technology is a must!  The perfect person for this role will also be able to handle a fast paced work environment while being able to handle sensitive and confidential information.

Do You Have What It Takes?

The position’s essential functions include but are not limited to the following functions:

  • Project manage or lead key initiatives to streamline/improve business processes and/or create new workflows
  • Provide detailed reporting and analysis to unlock key insights for Firm, finance and non-finance executives
  • Work cross-functionally to analyze existing processes, develop best practices, and document operational workflows with a focus on automation and scale.
  • Serves as primary or secondary administrator of Firm’s Finance and HR systems; leads and/or supports system implementations, conversions, upgrades and changes.
  • Responsible for maintaining data integrity by conducting regular audits.
  • Develop and document system processes and user guidelines; partner with the Directors to provide training to end users on new functionality.
  • Assist Finance and HR with monthly payroll process; completes payroll reconciliation and approves the final transmittal following a thorough review of payroll input and audit reports
  • Oversees the time and attendance system, making necessary updates to earnings/deduction codes, cost center mapping, validating hours and assisting employees/supervisors with timesheet corrections
  • Creates, schedules, and distributes Post-Payroll reports, ad-hoc reports, and compliance reports as needed for inter/external audits.
  • Oversees the reporting and funding for third party vendors (i.e. Alliant, Newport Group, BEW, etc.)
  • Engages in special projects including payroll integrations, testing for system upgrades, annual merit and bonus processing, year-end and W-2 processing, company acquisitions, mergers and reductions in workforce.
  • Works with state/national tax authorities to comply with all reporting requirements and ensures Payroll Taxes are paid and reported to the appropriate jurisdictions in a timely manner.
  • Prepare annual insurance renewal applications for all Meyers Nave insurance policies.
  • Support annual budget process including data entry, verification, proofreading and production of all budget materials.

Who You Are

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or equivalent
  • You have 2+ years of experience in accounting, finance or legal operations
  • You have excellent analytical, problem-solving, and written/verbal communication skills
  • You have mad excel skills and a keen interest in technology
  • You are a strong team player, but can work and execute independently
  • You’re driven. No one needs to push you to excel; that’s just who you are
  • You are hungry to learn and you actively look for opportunities to contribute to the team
  • You are highly organized and detail-oriented; you can handle multiple projects and dynamic priorities without missing a beat

Who We Are 

For over 36 years, Meyers Nave has been a leading mid-sized California law firm.  Our clients represent some of the most significant corporations, public entities, non-profit organizations and public-private partnerships located throughout California, as well as clients based in other states that have interests in California.  Amidst our growth and change, the essence of what makes us different remains the same – we treat work colleagues as friends and clients as family.  We greatly appreciate the opportunities we have to help clients resolve their most complex and highest priority transaction, litigation and regulatory compliance challenges. We are proud of the differences that we have made together in the communities where we live and work throughout California.

Legal Billing Specialist

Meyers Nave is recruiting for a Legal Billing Specialist. This is a nonexempt position reporting to the Billing and Collections Supervisor and is located in the Firm’s Oakland office.

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave has an exceptional reputation in California as a go-to law firm that clients rely on to handle their highest profile, most complicated and often most controversial transactions and litigated matters. Attorneys work in multi-disciplinary teams to help public agencies, private businesses and non-profit organizations navigate complex local, state and federal laws and regulations. Meyers Nave was founded over 30 years ago and has grown into a state-wide firm with approximately 65 attorneys in five locations.

JOB SUMMARY

The Legal Billing Specialist will have overall responsibility for performing full-cycle billing functions and will be expected to provide outstanding service to the attorneys assigned to him/her, clients and others in the Firm. The position requires that the individual be committed to quality, customer service, teamwork and be able to perform in a fast-paced environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The position’s essential functions include but are not limited to:

  • Generate monthly pre-bills and draft bills for attorney review;
  • Make edits and revisions based upon attorney requests and in compliance with client billing guidelines and client contracts;
  • Submit invoices in different e-billing portals with strong understanding of the function of each e-billing portal;
  • Prepare final bills, cover sheets, certification, and ensure the distribution of the bills to the client via regular mail, email or e-bill;
  • Provide supporting copy of expense backup to accompany invoices, including preparing large vendor invoices for disbursements only;
  • Assist teammates on billing during high-peak period, coordinate with accounting department to resolve any billing issues;
  • Maintain and update Client Billing Information Sheets, Budget Tracking Spreadsheet, and update client billing information in accounting system;
  • Accurately respond to Client/Matter billing inquiries in a timely manner;
  • Maintain accurate and up to date matter budgets and matter status reports in compliance with client billing guidelines;
  • Communicate closely with billing attorney and/or client regarding outstanding AR balances; and assist with client collections as needed;
  • Backup daily cash deposit and post cash receipts, scan checks and backup documents;
  • Work cordially, cooperatively, and productively with all firm employees;
  • Attend work on-site on a regular, punctual and reliable schedule;
  • Manage multiple problems and projects at once;
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service;
  • Maintain composure and work efficiently and accurately during high-energy situations involving frequently changing circumstances;
  • Work extended hours as needed; and
  • Other functions as assigned.

Management retains the right to add to or change the functions of this position at any time.

QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualifications are required unless otherwise noted:

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience as a Legal Billing Specialist using billing software (prior experience with Rippe & Kingston a plus);
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Hands-on familiarity with electronic billing (ledes) and the submission of invoices to e- billing portals;
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to work effectively with a diverse team of attorneys and staff;
  • High organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task , work independently, and pay attention to details;
  • Strong technology skills including MS office , PDF, and an ability to leverage technology in work processes;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality of all information that the employee may receive as a result of her or his role;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and update skills as required by the position;
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints and within budget; and
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate in person and by phone with a diverse group of attorneys, staff and vendors to provide information with courtesy and tact.

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 and resume by email to meyersjobs@meyersnave.com