San Francisco

Construction Attorney

Posted on January 17, 2017

Premier, mid-sized education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks an associate for its Business, Property and Construction Practice Group in its San Francisco office.  Qualified candidates will have two to five years of construction law experience in both transactional and litigation matters, in one or more of the following areas:

  • Drafting and negotiating construction-related contracts.
  • Construction litigation, including at a minimum discovery and law and motion practice.

Candidates should have a work history reflecting flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing public entities, as well as the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks with attention to detail.  Public works experience is preferred but not essential.  Excellent writing, research, and communication skills are required, as is admission to the California State Bar.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (e.g., a brief, memorandum, or letter writing sample is preferred) to:  Anne Burcell, Dannis Woliver Kelley, 275 Battery Street, Suite 1150, San Francisco, CA 94111 or

DWK is a full-service law firm specializing in education law. Since 1976, we were one of the first law firms in California to dedicate its practice entirely to serving public school districts, county offices of education, community colleges and other educational organizations.

In each DWK office you will find bright, devoted colleagues and mentors working in a friendly and pleasant environment. DWK is the right place for you if you are seeking an interesting and challenging professional experience.

DWK is an Equal Opportunity Employer.