Full Job Description

Litigation Attorney & Transactional Attorney (Bay Area)

Come join our team!

We are a small, but quickly growing boutique law firm focused on representing clients in and around the legal cannabis industry. Our clients include individuals and start-ups, as well as some of the largest cannabis businesses in the world. We represent clients in a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including those involving breach of contract, partnership, intellectual property, real estate, and antitrust claims. Our insurance and risk management practice offers clients sophisticated and innovative solutions for insurance procurement, advice regarding captive insurance options, and insurance recovery. We also work with emerging companies on transactional matters, corporate governance, permitting, licensing, and compliance. Our work regularly presents the opportunity to work on cutting edge legal issues. We are looking to find colleagues who collaborate well, are detail-oriented, contribute their ideas as well as their time, and are self-driven to produce high quality work product and help the team succeed.

We are currently seeking help on a few different fronts. We would like to find:

  • Litigation Attorney with 5-10 years of experience in commercial litigation, experience managing cases, and an ability to help us deliver top quality legal services to our clients. Qualified candidates should have extensive experience with written discovery, taking and defending depositions, motion practice, representation of clients at trial and/or ADR proceedings, and day-to-day case management of a busy litigation case load.
  • Transactional Attorney with 5-10 years of experience in corporate formation and governance, reviewing purchase and sale agreements, due diligence reviews, and providing corporate legal advice, ideally including significant experience working with start-ups and early-stage companies.

Successful candidates will have exceptional analytical and problem solving capabilities, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to build rapport with clients. Preference to those with significant experience at large or mid-sized law firms. Expertise in insurance coverage and/or cannabis law is also a plus.

We primarily a cloud-based firm, so the attorney positions can be completely remote, except when you are appearing physically in court (which some courts are now requiring). Joining us in person at our office in Walnut Creek is also an option.

Most importantly, we are a lot of fun to work with. We take the work very seriously, but ourselves not at all. Our firm is built upon the principle that the practice of law is most fulfilling when you are able to engage in it as a part of a strong team with a ton of heart and a clear commitment exceptional client service. We look forward to meeting you!

For full consideration, please provide resume, writing sample, and compensation requirements.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $100.00 – $125.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Every member of our team is fully-vaccinated. Clients and staff are required to wear masks or provide proof of vaccination during any in-person meeting.

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • Yes