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Real Estate Associate - Orange County
Real Estate Associate - Orange County
Creditors’ Rights and Litigation Associate - San Francisco
Real Estate Associate - Century City
Real Estate Associate - Los Angeles
Litigation Associate - San Francisco
Land Use Associate - Los Angeles
Litigation Associate - Los Angeles
Corporate Associate / Investment Management Group - Los Angeles 
Corporate Associate - San Francisco

Real Estate Associate – Orange County

The Orange County office of Allen Matkins is seeking a mid to senior-level real estate associate. The ideal candidate will have 5 – 8 years of experience related to a broad range of real estate transactions including but not limited to leasing, purchase and sale, and/or development. This is an opportunity to work with some of the most highly regarded real estate lawyers in California on highly sophisticated matters. Candidates should have a strong academic record from a respected law school, as well as excellent references. Strong verbal and written communications skills and a commitment to excellence are also required.

Real Estate Associate – Orange County

The Orange County office of Allen Matkins is seeking a mid-level real estate associate. The ideal candidate will have 3 – 4 years of experience related to a broad range of real estate transactions including but not limited to leasing, purchase and sale, and/or development. This is an opportunity to work with some of the most highly regarded real estate lawyers in California on highly sophisticated matters. Candidates should have a strong academic record from a respected law school, as well as excellent references. Strong verbal and written communications skills and a commitment to excellence are also required.

Creditors’ Rights and Litigation Associate – San Francisco

Allen Matkins is seeking an associate with commercial litigation experience, including creditors’ rights/remedies (secured creditor preference), receivership, bankruptcy and commercial landlord/tenant matters to work in our San Francisco office. The ideal candidate will have 2 - 3 years of experience at a major law firm, a strong academic record from a respected law school, and strong verbal and written communications skills. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.

Real Estate Associate – Century City

The Century City office of Allen Matkins is seeking a real estate associate with the appropriate level of transactional experience, working on a broad range of real estate transactions including but not limited to leasing, purchase and sale, and development.  High level of academic achievement and major law firm experience required.

Real Estate Associate – Los Angeles (Downtown)

The Los Angeles office of Allen Matkins is seeking an associate with 4+ years of general transactional real estate experience, including but not limited to purchase and sale, leasing and borrower side financing. High level of academic achievement and major law firm experience are required.

Litigation Associate – San Francisco

The San Francisco office of Allen Matkins is seeking an associate with 3 - 5 years of experience to join its growing securities and corporate governance litigation practice.  The ideal candidate will have substantive experience in at least two of the following areas:  securities litigation, shareholder class actions, shareholder derivative actions, corporate governance, or representing boards or committees in internal investigations.  Federal court experience is necessary, and previous experience with litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery is a plus.  The ideal candidate would have major law firm experience, a strong academic record from a highly-respected law school, strong legal research and writing skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit.  If not licensed to practice in California, candidate must sit for the next bar exam.

Land Use Associate – Los Angeles (Downtown)

Seeking a 2 to 5 year associate to work on a full spectrum of land use matters, including project entitlement and litigation.  The preferred candidate will have experience with permitting, entitlements, CEQA/NEPA, planning and zoning law, the Subdivision Map Act, and land use litigation, including CEQA litigation.  Experience with natural resources, wetlands, endangered species, California Coastal Commission, and historic preservation is helpful but not required.  Experience or interest in environmental law, including contaminated site transactions and litigation under CERCLA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, and state equivalents is also helpful but not required.  This position will be located and will work primarily with attorneys in our Los Angeles office, but will also work periodically with attorneys in our other offices.  A high level of academic achievement and major law firm experience are required. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.

Litigation Associate – Los Angeles (Downtown)

Seeking a 3 to 4 year associate to join its litigation practice. The ideal candidate will have experience drafting pleadings, drafting and responding to motions, propounding and responding to written discovery, preparing for depositions, and trial/arbitration preparation. A high level of academic achievement and major law firm experience are required. Admission to the State Bar of California is required.

Corporate Associate / Investment Management Group – Los Angeles (Downtown) 

Seeking a mid-level corporate associate to join our Investment Management Group in Los Angeles. The ideal candidate will have experience with investment fund formation as well as relevant experience in the corporate group or investment management group of a top-tier law firm. Experience representing venture capital, growth equity or private equity firms in fund formations, as well as ongoing investment firm operations matters and compliance with the Investment Company Act, the Investment Advisers Act, the Securities Act and other regulatory requirements, is preferred but not required. Outstanding academic credentials, large law firm experience, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Admission to the State Bar of California is preferred.

Corporate Associate – San Francisco

Seeking a 4 to 8 year, entrepreneurially-minded corporate attorney with experience in financings, deals and other transactional matters, who is interested in helping build an elite boutique transactional practice in our San Francisco office.  High level of academic achievement and major law firm experience strongly preferred.  Ideal candidate would have both technical expertise and desire to be front and center in building the business.

Please submit application materials, including a cover letter, resume and transcript to:

Recruiting at JoinUs@allenmatkins.com.

If you have any questions about our current hiring needs, please email  Christine McWilliams, Managing Director Recruiting & Professional Development or email Brittany Lew, Senior Recruiting Coordinator.