Associate Attorney – Water / Land use / Environmental (Hybrid)

Recruiting Partner: Wynn Gates

Sacramento, California | Legal | Hybrid | $125,000 to $185,000 | Job ID: 135606

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A leading California law firm is seeking to grow its law practice with an Associate Attorney with 3-7 years of experience specializing in water, environmental, or land use law. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a keen ability to rapidly grasp complex legal concepts, exhibit resourcefulness, and operate independently with a strong emphasis on organizational efficiency, attention to detail, and adept legal analysis and writing skills.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis of legal precedents relevant to environmental law, land use, and water law. 
  • Represent clients in negotiations, disputes, and transactions related to natural resources, including appearances in federal and state courts and before relevant agencies.
  • Collaborate with the water, and environmental teams to develop and implement strategic plans for clients, leveraging your legal expertise to achieve their goals.
  • Expected 1750 evaluation hours, plus uncapped non-discretionary hours bonuses and discretionary bonuses for exceptional performance.

Qualifications

  • 3–7 years of pertinent experience in water, land use, or environmental law
  • Showcase robust analytical and writing skills, supported by relevant academic coursework or practical experience
  • Demonstrate the capability to collaborate effectively within a team in a dynamic work environment
  • Litigation experience is considered advantageous
  • Must be admitted to the California State Bar

Benefits

  • $125,000 to $185,000k+ with 3–7 Years of Experience 
  • Quarterly and annual hours bonuses, plus discretionary bonuses for outstanding performance.
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance 50k paid by company, optional supplement plan available
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Pretax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) plan
  • PTO

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

 

JOB ID: 135606

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At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Wynn Gates

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Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Wynn Gates

Senior Recruiting Partner