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. We do not anticipate hiring additional entry level associates in 2017. 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

Trust and Estate Litigation Associate
Date Posted: 3/5/18

Downey Brand is seeking a litigation associate with 2-6 years’ experience to join the firm’s Trust and Estate Litigation Practice Group, based in Sacramento. Candidates must have substantial litigation experience, including preparing pleadings, drafting/arguing motions, and conducting depositions and other discovery.

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In-House General Counsel
Date Posted: 1/20/17
The firm is seeking to hire a skilled and talented individual as In-House General Counsel to be based in our Sacramento Office. Downey Brand has been providing superb client service as part of the Central Valley community for nearly 100 years and wants a General Counsel to help continue that legacy. Read More
Mid-Level Employment Litigation Associate
Date Posted: 2/8/18

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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Litigation Associate - Water
Date Posted: 3/5/18

Downey Brand seeks a 3rd to 5th year litigation associate to support its water litigation practice. Experience drafting all manner of pleadings (including complaints, answers, and motions), arguing motions, and performing discovery, is essential.

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