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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 work in multi-disciplinary teams across offices throughout the state to help public agencies and private businesses navigate an extensive range of local, state and federal laws and regulations.  Meyers Nave was founded nearly 30 years ago to serve public agencies and has grown to be a state-wide firm with more than 70 attorneys serving public and private clients.

Meyers Nave’s Land Use Practice Group is at the forefront 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 enterprise 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 and fees.  For more information, please see click here.

About the Position

Meyers Nave is looking for a smart, thoughtful and ambitious second to fourth year associate for the Land Use Practice Group in its Oakland or Los Angeles office.  A successful candidate should demonstrate outstanding writing ability.  Candidates must have substantive land use/environmental litigation experience, and transactional experience is a benefit.  A candidate also should have experience with CEQA, NEPA and other environmental protection laws as well as planning and zoning law.

Candidates should demonstrate strong work ethic and dedication to the practice of law.

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 two substantive writing samples by email to hiringmanager@meyersnave.com.