Why Downey Brand?

We understand that our people are our future, and we treasure the unique professional and personal camaraderie enjoyed among our colleagues and within our community. Those relationships spark the innovative ideas and diverse perspectives that drive the creative and practical solutions we are known for providing to our clients.

Because we are the largest and most dynamic Sacramento firm, our associates enjoy the opportunity to do fascinating legal work guided by the most accomplished attorneys in the region. We reward excellence and empower our attorneys to operate at the highest levels in the courtroom, in the boardroom and in our community. We offer:

  • More than 50 areas of practice
  • Specialized industry groups
  • Voted Best Places to Work in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 by the Sacramento Business Journal
  • Ranked in the Top 10 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For by Vault
  • Formal training and mentoring
  • Support for participation in bar and trade associations
  • A reasonable billable hour requirement that allows you to have a life
  • Pro bono opportunities (eligible for billable hours credit)
  • Firm-hosted social events
  • Candidates who have completed clerkships may be eligible for bonus compensation.

Top legal talent always has options. If you are a team player with excellent analytical and writing skills, Downey Brand will help you elevate those skills and develop your full potential.