Established firm is seeking an associate with a minimum of 3 years of experience to work on a full spectrum of land use matters, including project entitlement and litigation. The preferred candidate will have experience with permitting, entitlements, CEQA/NEPA, planning and zoning law, the Subdivision Map Act, and land use litigation, including CEQA litigation. Experience with natural resources, wetlands, endangered species, California Coastal Commission, and historic preservation is helpful but not required. Experience or interest in environmental law, including contaminated site transactions and litigation under CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and state equivalents is also helpful but not required. This position can be located in either Century City or Los Angeles, but will also work periodically with attorneys in our other offices. A high level of academic achievement and major law firm experience are required. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.
AM100's Downtown San Diego Office is seeking an attorney to join its thriving Land Use practice. This is an associate position and requires at least 2 years of land use experience. Ideal candidates will have some experience representing developers and property owners in land use matters before local jurisdictions in the San Diego Area. Candidates should be familiar with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), general plans, specific plans, zoning law, local zoning codes the Subdivision Map Act and Coastal Act. Prior experience negotiating and drafting agreements with public agencies such as development agreements and reimbursement agreements is helpful. The firm is currently home to 910 attorneys Firmwide and has one of the largest and most experienced and diverse land use and environmental practices in the country, the firm offer a diversity and depth of experience that is unrivaled. The firm's more than 85 attorneys represent investors, developers, builders, major landowners, lenders and local agencies on every aspect of real estate. This firm is proud that the firm efforts have earned us recognition as a leading firm by The Legal 500 U.S., Chambers and Partners USA, and U.S. News and World Report (with Best Attorneys), among others. Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, and final law school transcript.