Litigation Counsel Job in San Francisco, CA Near Me - 318758 |

Litigation Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location California - San Francisco

Job ID 4AKU318758

Experience Level Senior Associate

Job Experience Min. 7 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Environmental Law - Litigation - Defense

2024-01-25 00:11:14

A law firm in San Francisco, CA, is seeking a Litigation Counsel to lead significant cases on behalf of the firm's public entity clients. The role involves litigating and leading all aspects of substantial cases, overseeing the work of a case team, and collaborating with various stakeholders to design and advance litigation strategies that align with the firm's mission and goals.


  • Lead significant cases on behalf of public entity clients and supervise the litigation work of other team members.
  • Litigate and lead all aspects of significant cases, from investigation through filing, briefing, oral argument, pre-trial discovery, trials, and resolution.
  • Collaborate with attorneys, staff, technical experts, and others to design effective litigation strategies.
  • Manage all aspects of case progression, including client relations, conferring with opposing counsel, and providing guidance to the team.
  • Foster growth and development within the team and its practice.


  • Juris Doctorate degree and 7+ years of active litigation experience.
  • Exceptional legal writing, analytical, oral communication, and advocacy skills.
  • Extensive experience running complex affirmative litigation, including case investigation, pre-trial discovery, motion practice, trial, and settlement negotiation.
  • Willingness to travel when necessary.
  • 10+ years of active litigation experience is preferred.
  • Experience with environmental tort litigation is desired.

Specializing in climate change, water contamination, and land contamination, this firm has decades of litigation and trial experience. This firm works on high-impact environmental cases representing states, counties, cities, and non-profits. The highly skilled team of lawyers and staff is passionate about making a difference in the world and clients. The firm is an equal opportunity employer that is highly committed to diversity among our lawyers and staff and to fostering a collaborative and supportive workplace.

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