Business, Property and Construction Litigation Attorney (Hybrid)

Mid-sized women-owned education law firm with statewide practice representing school and community college districts seeks an Associate for its Business, Property and Construction Law Practice Group.  If you are interested in joining a team that works on landmark cases, we encourage you to apply.

Candidates will be considered for the following DWK offices: Sacramento, East Bay, San Francisco or San Diego

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in transactional and litigation matters, including some or all of the following qualifications:

  • Public procurement/contract negotiation experience for a variety of types of construction-related contracts
  • Property law experience, including drafting and negotiating leases, purchase and sale agreements, and other property acquisition and disposition processes
  • Dispute resolution experience, including mediations, arbitrations, and trials
  • Flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing public entities
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks with attention to detail, as well as the ability to work independently
  • Excellent analytical, writing, research, and communication skills
  • Admission to the CA State Bar
  • Public agency experience is desired but not required

An offer of employment will be contingent upon being fully vaccinated and providing proof of your COVID-19 vaccine upon commencing employment. If you believe you are entitled to an exemption based on a qualifying disability or medical condition that contraindicates the vaccination or if you object to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief or practice you may request an accommodation to this requirement by contacting Jill Nefkens at Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The anticipated annual salary wage range the Firm reasonably expects to pay candidates for this position is $130,000 to $175,000.  The final annual salary wage offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and years of experience in the job, type and years of experience in the industry, education, and other factors.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Dannis Woliver Kelley at 444 W. Ocean Boulevard, Suite 1750, Long Beach, CA 90802 or