Associate Attorney

· San Francisco, California
Employment Type Full-Time

Sher Edling seeks an associate attorney to join our mission-driven team dedicated to protecting people and the planet. The associate will work on high-impact environmental cases representing states, counties, cities, and non-profits. The team at Sher Edling is at the forefront of litigation to hold polluters accountable for damages inflicted on communities.


We offer a mission and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package, including excellent benefits. Sher Edling is an equal opportunity employer highly committed to diversity among our lawyers and staff, and to fostering a collaborative and supportive workplace. We enthusiastically invite people of color to apply.


Our associates take a leadership role in cases, including investigating and analyzing legal claims, engaging in all facets of discovery (including taking and defending depositions), interviewing fact witnesses and scientific experts, drafting motions, briefs, and other pleadings, appearing and arguing in state and federal court, and preparing for and trying cases. Demonstrated analytical and writing skills are required. We are looking for an associate who can thrive in the accelerated environment of complex litigation and discovery. The position demands strong communication skills, a growth mindset, attention to detail, and teamwork.


We welcome applications from law school graduates, judicial law clerks, and attorneys seeking lateral positions. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample for consideration.

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  • Location
    San Francisco, California
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