Government Transactional Associate (3-5 years of experience)

Hanson Bridgett LLP
Until Filled

Government Transactional Associate (3-5 years of experience)
SF Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles

We have an opening for an associate in our Government Section to assist the firm's public agency clients. We serve as general counsel and special counsel to a variety of local government agencies, and are looking for a transactional attorney whose background demonstrates an interest in government and community affairs. Our clients base consists of transportation agencies, water districts, and other special districts as well as private companies and organizations operating at the intersection of the public and private sphere. The ideal candidate will have some experience in handling legal issues our clients address on a regular basis, such as competitive bidding and procurement, public works contracting, alternative project delivery, transparency and open meeting laws, conflict of interests, rate setting, including Proposition 218 analysis. Responsibilities include researching and writing, reviewing and drafting contracts, drafting policies and resolutions, analyzing issues and advising clients.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, are entrepreneurial, interested in developing your own niche and eventually your own clients, Hanson Bridgett could be a wonderful fit. We encourage and support business development efforts of all Team members, which includes speaking, writing, and conference attendance for trade associations and networking organizations.

Ideal candidates will have a distinguished academic background and impeccable references. CA Bar required. Strong research, writing and communication skills, high level of analytical skills as well as excellent and highly adaptable communication skills are required. We seek intelligent, entrepreneurial, team players who are practical, problem solvers, ambitious, organized and detail oriented and are looking towards partnership with Hanson Bridgett.
We are an EEO employer and offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
To be considered for this position, please submit:
A cover letter stating your interest in the position
Law school transcript
Writing sample

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