Careers



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 2018. 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

Sacramento
Real Estate Associate
Date Posted: 8/16/18

The firm seeks an associate attorney with a minimum of 3 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions to join its Real Estate practice in Sacramento. This position requires experience with lease review, purchase and sale agreements, CC&Rs, secured financing negotiation, and documentation.

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Trust and Estate Litigation Associate
Date Posted: 10/23/18

Downey Brand is seeking a litigation associate with 3-7 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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Mid-Level Litigation Associate
Date Posted: 11/14/18

The firm's Sacramento Litigation group seeks to expand its practice with the addition of a mid-level associate attorney with 3-6 years of experience in complex litigation. This position will offer the candidate opportunities to work on a wide variety of litigation matters.

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San Francisco
Real Estate Associate
Date Posted: 10/2/18

The firm seeks an associate attorney with a minimum of 3 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions to join its Real Estate practice in San Francisco. This position requires experience with lease review, purchase and sale agreements, CC&Rs, secured financing negotiation, and documentation.

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