Litigation Paralegal (Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, Santa Rosa or Sacramento Office)

Meyers Nave is recruiting for a Litigation Paralegal.  This is a nonexempt position reporting to the Director of Administration and is located in one of the Firm’s offices.

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

A Litigation Paralegal is responsible for providing Firm attorneys with the full range of litigation paralegal support.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

  • Work closely with attorneys and team members to proactively oversee case management from inception through trial/settlement and post-trial/post-settlement;
  • Draft, review, and revise legal documents;
  • Maintain case files and update discovery logs and indices;
  • Organize and maintain master documents, document lists, and document databases;
  • Support and manage document productions;
  • Assist with deposition and hearing preparation, including identifying and gathering exhibit documents and creating witness outlines;
  • Cite-check briefs;
  • Draft and arrange for service of subpoenas;
  • Obtain case-related documents informally from third parties;
  • Coordinate among vendors for litigation support services;
  • Monitor pending decisions and conduct and summarize legal research;
  • Assist with document review and coordinate with Litigation Support Group for back-end database management using Concordance, Disco and other recognized review platforms;
  • Perform litigation support duties such as Bates stamping exhibits, preparing spreadsheets and CDs, hyperlinking PDFs, reviewing litigation dockets, and ensuring that dates are calendared correctly;
  • Satisfy an annual 1575 billable hour budget;
  • Complete in a timely manner both (1) daily, accurate, and detailed billable-time entries and (2) time cards;
  • Work extended hours as needed;
  • Travel as required for case support;
  • Maintain composure and work efficiently and accurately during high-energy situations involving frequently changing circumstances;
  • Demonstrate excellent customer support;
  • Attend work on-site on a regular, punctual and reliable schedule;
  • Manage multiple problems and projects at once;
  • Work cordially, cooperatively and productively with Firm employees; and
  • Other functions as assigned.

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

OTHER FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain a professional network and key resource contacts.

QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualifications are required:

  • Ability to work and bill as a paralegal under Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code section 6450;
  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • Minimum of three years of experience working as a paralegal with a law firm or in-house legal department;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 2010;
  • Prior experience with Concordance (or other eDiscovery software), LiveNote, and Adobe Acrobat Pro XI;
  • Strong legal research database skills and experience with Westlaw (preferred) and/or Lexis;
  • Understanding and knowledge of legal procedures, rules of counsel, and local rules;
  • Experience with eDiscovery;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to work well under stress;
  • Strong analytical thinking skills;
  • Ability to work independently with little or no direction; and
  • Ability to effectively function in a team environment, including but not limited to the ability to be open minded, cordial and cooperative with Firm employees;
  • 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:
  • Strong written and verbal skills; 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.

 The following qualifications are preferred:

  • Strong technical eDiscovery skills and understanding of litigation support;
  • Experience with Office 2016, including Excel and Word styles / macros;
  • Prior experience using Trial Director;
  • Trial experience; and
  • Experience with Casebook programs or other data management systems, and with iManage or other document management programs.

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 the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box).

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to meyersjobs@meyersnave.com

Business Development Specialist (Oakland, Los Angeles or San Diego)

Meyers Nave is recruiting for a Business Development Specialist. This is a non-exempt position reporting to the Business Development Manager and may be located in the Firm’s Oakland, Los Angeles or San Diego 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 Business Development Specialist supports the Marketing Department in a variety of marketing and business development programs, activities, plans, and initiatives. The position will work closely with the Business Development Manager, assisting with the day-to-day execution of tasks related to attorney support, practice group support, and event management.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

Business Development

  • Maintain the Firm’s experience database by ensuring attorney bios, practice group descriptions and representative experience sections are updated;
  • Play a key role in the RFP, proposals, and pitches process, manage deadlines, develop frameworks of initial drafts, and work closely with Practice Group Leaders;
  • Maintain the Firm’s CRM system, including resolving duplicate contact information, generating various reports, updating database content for business development purposes such as adding new contacts, tracking contact participation, etc.;

Technology

  • Update the Firm’s website with current attorney biographies, practice group descriptions, written content, events and other general information;
  • Prepare and distribute clients alerts, newsletters, Firm announcements, and awards;
  • Host online events and conduct related administrative tasks including pre- and post-online event registrations, presentation materials, minor video editing, video library management, website updates, etc.;
  • Maintain social media channels (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, SlideShare);

General Essential Functions

  • Maintain composure and work efficiently and accurately during high-energy situations involving frequently changing circumstances;
  • Demonstrate excellent customer support;
  • Work cordially, cooperatively and productively with Firm employees;
  • Travel to all Meyers Naves offices on an as-needed basis; and
  • Other duties as required.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of experience in law firm or professional services business development and/or marketing;
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a related field, or the equivalent professional experience including strong knowledge of business development, marketing, and client relations;
  • Excellent organizational, written and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks with great attention to detail;
  • Proactive and deadline oriented;
  • Strong knowledge of CRM, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, and website updates;
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and/or remotely;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Strong knowledge of social media channels including LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, and SlideShare;
  • Willingness and availability to work additional hours as needed;
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills; and
  • Strong computer skills.

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 the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to meyersjobs@meyersnave.com

Direct applicants only. The Firm is not accepting submissions from recruiters for this position.

Director of Business Development and Marketing (Oakland, Los Angeles or San Diego)

Meyers Nave is recruiting for a Director of Business Development and Marketing. This is an exempt position reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and is located in the Firm’s Oakland, Los Angeles or San Diego 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 Director of Business Development and Marketing will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the Marketing Team and ensuring high quality service delivery to Firm attorneys.  This position works closely with the Firm’s Executive Committee, Client Growth Partner, and Industry and Practice Group Leaders in support of client growth and development initiatives to realize the Firm’s goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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

  • Provide proactive leadership and direction to the department, developing skills and capabilities within the team that will ensure excellence in service to the Firm’s lawyers and clients;
  • Advise and mentor team members to help them progress in their individual goals and ensure that project goals are met in a timely fashion;
  • Ensure proper staffing, reporting structures, resource allocation, and trainings to support the success of the department;
  • Set and monitor performance metrics for the department to measure the overall effectiveness of programs, initiatives, and tools, including all business development initiatives;
  • Provide leadership in skills trainings across a wide variety of topics including substantive legal topics, business development, project management, and communications;

Client Growth and Retention

  • Support the continuous development of processes and tools to support client growth opportunities and related experience tracking;
  • Collaborate with Firm Management and Client Growth Partner to develop client development strategies and initiatives, client teams, and client feedback programs;
  • Work with Industry Groups, Practice Group Leaders, Finance, and other teams to analyze and monitor the progress of business development;
  • Guide the department in leveraging the Firm’s differentiators and reputation so they are maximized in the market, including the production of market appropriate materials, PR activities, website development, awards, and directories;

Proposals (RFPs), Pitches, and Pursuits

  • Oversee the ongoing development of the pitch team, leading complex pitches/RFPs as needed;
  • Direct and guide the pitch team in executing pitch materials and presentations;
  • Oversee the proposal response process ensuring proper execution on all aspects of proposal submission;

Practice/Industry Business Development

  • Lead business development initiatives aimed at nurturing client relationships, including client feedback and client teams;
  • Manage strategic business development initiatives at the Firm, practice, industry, and individual attorney level;
  • Develop group and individual business plans in support of the Firm’s strategic plan;
  • Review and interpret client, financial, industry, competitor, and other data to help identify cross-selling, profile-raising and client-development opportunities;
  • Ensure that written content and marketing toolkits for each practice and industry area are maintained and align with strategy;
  • Collect, analyze, and pro-actively utilize ROI business development activities;

General Essential Functions

  • Manage relationships with vendors, clients, and internal stakeholders;
  • Travel to Meyers Nave offices and other locations as needed to support initiatives and participate in activities;
  • Work extended hours as needed;
  • 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;
  • Maintain composure and work efficiently and accurately during high-energy situations involving frequently changing circumstances; 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:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience and knowledge of the internal workings of in a law firm, professional services, or consulting firm;
  • 5-7 years of previous experience managing and developing a team with ability to mentor and provide timely feedback;
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, marketing, or a related field, or the equivalent professional experience including strong knowledge of business development, marketing, and client relations; JD, MBA, or MS degree preferred;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and ability to develop partnerships and influence executive management, attorneys, and clients;
  • Strong knowledge of the US legal and business markets and client needs with the ability to analyze and translate emerging issues into business development opportunities for the Firm;
  • Ability to proofread for style, accuracy, and presentation sometimes working on these simultaneously;
  • Prior involvement in the submission of awards and legal directories;
  • Awareness about ethical rules and laws affecting legal marketing;
  • Demonstrated experience deploying and managing strategy, processes, and policies within a budgetary and time-critical framework;
  • Experience leading significant client pitches.

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 the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by email to meyersjobs@meyersnave.com

Direct applicants only. The Firm is not accepting submissions from recruiters for this position.

Public Agency Law Associate – 2 to 8 years of experience (Sacramento)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave has a reputation in California as a go-to law firm serving as general counsel and city attorney to a variety of public agencies throughout the State.  Our public law attorneys handle our client’s highest profile, most complicated and significant transactions on the cutting edge of law and policy for public agencies in the State.  Attorneys work in multi-disciplinary teams across five 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 60 attorneys with experience in the wide range of topics that impact our clients.  We provide day-to-day legal advice as well as representation in complex transactions and litigation.

Currently, Meyers Nave serves as city attorney for 16 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, thoughtful and motivated associate attorney with 2-to-8 years of experience to join the Municipal & Special District Law Practice Group in our Sacramento office.  The ideal candidate will have experience working with public agencies, including cities and special districts, and a demonstrated interest in public agency law or public service.

Key qualifications include excellent writing and research skills, superior public speaking ability and the ability to immediately work directly with clients.  Transactional experience is essential.  Prior experience in litigation is also valued.  Relevant professional experience may include, but is not limited to, Brown Act, Public Records Act, Political Reform Act, conflicts of interest and Government Code 1090, code enforcement, insurance, public contracting and procurement, land use and CEQA, transportation, public utilities, real estate and legislative affairs.

Meyers Nave offers a collaborative work environment where associate and of counsel attorneys are an essential part of our team of attorneys working directly with our clients.  Our Sacramento office provides a collegial, team-oriented work environment, with the support, structured training and resources of a mid-size state-wide firm.  We handle a broad variety of challenging issues on current legal and policy issues which offer exciting opportunities for our attorney teams.  Meyers Nave and the attorneys supervising this position are committed advancing the careers of our attorneys and creating client opportunities for them.  We are committed to mentoring and developing attorneys to advance within the firm and legal profession.

HOW TO APPLY

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.

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

Labor & Employment Attorney – 4-7 years of experience (San Diego Office)

About Meyers Nave’s Labor & Employment Practice Group

Meyers Nave’s Labor & Employment Group has a reputation in California as a go-to practice for complex employment litigation,  high profile workplace investigations,  and traditional labor law services. We provide advice and counseling,  investigations and training,  employee relations and negotiations, and litigation services to employers in almost every area of labor and employment law. We have an exceptional track record exemplified by satisfied clients and successful court and arbitration decisions.

About the Position

This is a unique opportunity for an Employment Litigation Associate to join the firm’s expanding Labor and Employment practice and assume a major role in litigation representing private and public entity employers.  The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of substantive experience in employment litigation with a desire for trial or arbitration experience including:  discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims; FLSA and wage and hour claims, including wage and hour class and collective action lawsuits; legal research; drafting motions, pleadings and legal memoranda; taking and defending depositions; managing discovery-related activities; drafting EEOC position statements, DFEH responses, and conducting witness interviews and depositions, is also desirable.

In addition, the successful candidate will have a background in providing advice and counsel to employers on federal and state employment law compliance, including COVID-related laws, regulations and orders; ADA/FEHA compliance and disability accommodation; FMLA, CFRA, PDL and other employee leave compliance.  Experience in labor relations is also advantageous including labor negotiations, grievances and arbitrations, MMBA compliance, PERB/NLRB litigation and administrative hearings and appeals.

Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical, research and writing skills, a strong work ethic and dedication to superior client service.

Candidates must possess a knowledge base in California employment law, demonstrated ability to work independently, while working in a collaborative, client-focused environment.

How to Apply

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.

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

Land Use/Environmental Litigation Associate Attorney – 4 to 7 years of experience (Oakland, Los Angeles or San Diego)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave is a dynamic state-wide firm with 5 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 transactional and litigation matters for both government agencies and major corporations.

Meyers Nave’s Land Use and Environmental Practice Group is at the forefront of the field.  We serve as lead transactional and litigation counsel for many of the most innovative and highest profile institutional, civil infrastructure and economic development projects undertaken by public agencies, private enterprises and public-private partnerships throughout California.  Our attorneys help clients navigate a myriad of complex and interrelated local, state and federal land use laws and regulations, ranging from CEQA, NEPA and ESA to critical issues regarding general and specific plans, conditional uses and variances, zoning and subdivision, and development agreements.

ABOUT THE POSITION 

Meyers Nave is looking for an ambitious fourth-to-seventh year associate for our fast-moving, in-demand Land Use and Environmental Practice Group to work in a collaborative team environment.  Candidates should look forward to – and, in fact, thrive on – the challenge of wrestling with cutting-edge legal issues and appearing in court.  Candidates must have substantive land use/environmental litigation experience, and transactional experience is a benefit.  Prior experience with CEQA and NEPA as an attorney is preferred.  This position is open to our Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego offices.  Candidates should demonstrate strong work ethic and dedication to the practice of law as well as outstanding writing and analytic abilities.

HOW TO APPLY

Meyers Nave is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.  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.

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE and follow the link to apply.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and two substantive litigation writing samples of which you are the principal author.

Land Use/Environmental Litigation Associate Attorney – 1 to 3 years of experience (Oakland, Los Angeles or San Diego)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave is a dynamic state-wide firm with 5 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 transactional and litigation matters for both government agencies and major corporations.

Meyers Nave’s Land Use and Environmental Practice Group is at the forefront of the field.  We serve as lead transactional and litigation counsel for many of the most innovative and highest profile institutional, civil infrastructure and economic development projects undertaken by public agencies, private enterprises and public-private partnerships throughout California.  Our attorneys help clients navigate a myriad of complex and interrelated local, state and federal land use laws and regulations, ranging from CEQA, NEPA and ESA to critical issues regarding general and specific plans, conditional uses and variances, zoning and subdivision, and development agreements.

ABOUT THE POSITION 

Meyers Nave is looking for an ambitious first-to-third year associate for our fast-moving, in-demand Land Use and Environmental Practice Group to work in a collaborative team environment.  Candidates should look forward to – and, in fact, thrive on – the challenge of wrestling with cutting-edge legal issues and appearing in court.  Candidates must have substantive land use/environmental litigation experience, and transactional experience is a benefit.  Prior experience with CEQA and NEPA as an attorney is preferred.  This position is open to our Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego offices.  Candidates should demonstrate strong work ethic and dedication to the practice of law as well as outstanding writing and analytic abilities.

HOW TO APPLY

Meyers Nave is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.  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.

Interested candidates should CLICK HERE and follow the link to apply.  Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcript and two substantive litigation writing samples of which you are the principal author.

Trial & Litigation Attorney – 5+ years of experience (Los Angeles or Oakland)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE

Meyers Nave is a dynamic 65-attorney firm with 5 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 dynamic litigation practice focused on complex crisis litigation in the areas of constitutional law, wildfire litigation defense, civil rights claims in the land use context, First Amendment claims, takings, and employment litigation.  We are actively engaged in all phases of litigation in both federal and state court 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 five or more years of litigation experience to work in a collaborative team environment in our Trial & Litigation Practice Group.  This position is open in either our Los Angeles or Oakland offices.

Candidates should look forward to and thrive on the challenge of wrestling with cutting-edge legal issues and 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 teams and an interest in elevating the Meyers Nave brand and reputation.  It is essential that candidates possess significant experience with federal practice, including complex case management and electronic discovery, as well as law and motion practice in state and federal court, including dispositive motions.

The health and safety of Meyers Nave employees is our most important priority.  As such, we allow for a flexible remote work schedule during the Covid-19 pandemic.  In addition, once the Firm reopens and it is deemed safe to return to the office, we will continue to provide the ability to stay on a flexible schedule as appropriate.

HOW TO APPLY

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).

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

Direct applicants only. The Firm is not accepting submissions from recruiters for this position.

Litigation Mid-Level Associate – 4 to 7 years of experience (Oakland, Sacramento, Los Angeles, or San Diego)

ABOUT MEYERS NAVE
Meyers Nave is a dynamic 60+ attorney firm with 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.

We are particularly well-known for our experience with large transportation and infrastructure projects. We commonly assist public entities in obtaining the property rights they need for their public projects.

ABOUT THE POSITION
We are currently looking for an intelligent, hard-working and self-motivated attorney with four to seven years of experience to join our Eminent Domain & Inverse Condemnation Practice Group in our Oakland, Sacramento, Los Angeles or San Diego office.

Qualified candidates must have excellent academic credentials, outstanding analytical capabilities, superior research and writing skills, a strong work ethic, a proven ability to work in teams and an interest in building a practice. Candidates must possess significant experience with discovery, including e-discovery and law and motion practice. Eminent domain experience is preferred but not mandatory.

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

HOW TO APPLY
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.

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

Direct applicants only. The Firm is not accepting submissions from recruiters for this position.

Financial & Business Operations Analyst (Oakland)

Meyers Nave is recruiting for a Financial & Business Operations Analyst.  This is an exempt position reporting to the Director of Finance 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 35 years ago and has grown into a state-wide firm with approximately 65 attorneys in five locations.

JOB SUMMARY

The Financial & Business Operations Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Firm’s financial and profitability efforts as well as assisting with strategic and routine business analysis and reporting. The Financial & Business Operations Analyst will work closely with the Director of Finance and Chief Operating Officer to perform various analyses and to use data to inform strategic business decisions.  Other core responsibilities are laid out below.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

As the Financial & Business Operations Analyst, one is held accountable to, but not limited to the following job functions:

Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Produce and prepare Firm monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Provide analysis, commentary and distribute reports to management
  • Assist in the preparation of the Firm’s annual budget and quarterly reforecasts
  • Write and modify SQL query to extract data from ERP to Excel for financial analysis;
  • Develop integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, reports, and presentations;

Pricing and Matter Management

  • Prepare, model and analyze various fee or pricing options as requested
  • Assist with templates and tools to help standardize pricing procedures and metrics; and ensure financial, pricing, and matter management tools are effectively integrated.
  • Assist in the preparation of new business proposals, RFPs and profitability analysis
  • Assist Dir. of Finance and COO in educating and consistently conveying profitability- focused pricing analyses in line with firm expectations.

Business Operations

  • Gather and synthesize data from disparate sources to support the needs of Practice Groups and other Administrative departments
  • Provide analysis and insight to Practice Group Leaders and Directors to support their decision with regards to budgeting, forecasting and expense management
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining the Firm’s financial systems and processes
  • Assist Dir. of Finance and COO in implementation and integration of new finance and business applications to drive efficiency and productivity
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis and perform other duties as needed
  • Manage various analytical projects with the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Finance

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

QUALIFICATIONS

The following qualifications are required:

Education

  • Four-year college degree required
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Computer Science or Mathematics preferred
  • Advanced credentials, such as CPA or MBA is a plus;

Experience

  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience, with 2+ years in a law firm or other professional services firm
  • Experience with technologies and platforms frequently used in law firms preferred (ex: Elite Enterprise/3E/Aderant/Rippe & Kingston, Intellistat, Intapp, Tableau, Smartsheet)
  • Financial system conversion or implementation experience a plus

Skills & Abilities

  • Advanced Excel skills with ability to gather, structure & analyze data sets using advanced queries, pivot tables, charting, etc.
  • Intermediate SQL skills to query data from financial system; experience working with relational database, a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to       communicate with courtesy, diplomacy and discretion
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, work well under stress and respond quickly to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Effective problem solver capable of working both independently and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high ethical standards and strict confidentiality;
  • Maintain a current level of professional knowledge in accounting functions, ERP and for individual personal growth and development.

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

Direct applicants only. The Firm is not accepting submissions from recruiters for this position.