· San Francisco, California
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

Sher Edling seeks an experienced investigator to join our mission-driven team dedicated to protecting people and the planet.  Successful candidates for this position will have experience with archival research, public records and/or litigation discovery document requests, identifying and approaching potential sources of useful perspective, knowledge, and information, effectively curating and organizing sensitive information, and writing compelling narratives in a high stake, complex, and fast-paced work environment.


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 investigator will be highly organized, familiar with security protocols in storing and sharing information, and comfortable collaborating with litigation, administrative, and communications teams.  While previous litigation-related experience is preferred, it is not required.  Candidates with relevant experience in journalism, government, advocacy, and academia are encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a minimum of 5-7 years of relevant experience, a demonstrated commitment to the firm’s mission of “protecting people and the planet,” and the ability to travel as needed to perform their duties.


We are looking for a colleague who will thrive in the accelerated environment of complex litigation and discovery. The position demands strong communication skills, a growth mindset, attention to detail, and teamwork.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample for consideration.

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