Job Openings

The firm is always interested in hearing from 3rd, 4th and 5th year associate candidates with substantial experience in any of the firm's practice areas in a law firm setting. To submit your application for consideration in the absence of a posting below suited to your qualifications, please click here:  Lateral Associate Application

Recruiting Professionals/Agencies

Professional recruiters and search/placement firms must have signed terms and conditions on file with Downey Brand prior to submitting candidates.

Fall Associate/Entry Level Associate Candidates

Most of the firm's first year/entry level associate hires are made from its Summer Associate classes; currently, we do not anticipate hiring additional entry level associates in 2019. You may submit your materials to our applicant tracking system for possible consideration in the event an opportunity is identified in the near term:  Entry Level/Junior Associate Application

Employment Litigation Associate
Date Posted: 5/22/19

The firm's Employment and Benefits practice group seeks an associate with 3-6 years of experience for its employment practice in Sacramento. Experience defending and advising corporate employers against wage and hour, wrongful termination, and employment discrimination claims in California state and federal courts desired. Assignments will include litigation, employer counseling and drafting of agreements and policies.

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Construction Litigation Associate
Date Posted: 5/22/19

The firm's Sacramento Litigation group seeks an associate attorney with 4-6 years of experience in construction law. This position will offer opportunities to work on a wide variety of issues in construction litigation matters including mechanics liens, stop notices, payment and performance bonds, delay claims, scope of work issues and other construction issues.

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San Francisco
Natural Resources Associate
Date Posted: 7/9/19

Downey Brand LLP is seeking an associate with 3 to 6 years of experience to join its Natural Resources Department in San Francisco. This position involves representation of public and private-sector clients statewide in a broad range of land use, environmental, energy, and water matters.

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