City Attorney

City of Burlingame

City Attorney
City of Burlingame, CA
“The City of Trees”

The City of Burlingame is a thriving and sophisticated suburban city of approximately 30,000 people in San Mateo County, CA. Easily accessible by public transportation, Burlingame is located on the most dynamic economic corridor in the world and is known for its exceptional quality of life – from public safety to an excellent public school system.

Appointed by and reporting to a progressive and forward-thinking City Council, Burlingame’s City Attorney enjoys a professional and supportive relationship with the Council. The new City Attorney will join an outstanding team including an Assistant City Attorney; a shared Executive Assistant; and a Code Compliance Officer & Senior Risk Analyst, who is responsible for code compliance and supporting the city risk program. 

In-depth knowledge of municipal law and proven experience in a local government agency is required. The new City Attorney will be well versed in areas relating to land use, real estate, development agreements, CEQA, capital improvement, labor and personnel, risk management, elections code, the Brown Act, and interagency contracts. A Juris Doctorate from an accredited school of law and membership in the State Bar of California is required.

The City offers an attractive and competitive salary DOQE and an outstanding benefit package.  CalPERS 2.5% at 55 (Classic). 

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney
Feel free to contact Bobbi Peckham toll-free at (866) 912-1919 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.

Filing Deadline:  January 1, 2021