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Thank you for considering Farella for your career. We encourage you to look through our website to see why we think our firm is a unique and special place.

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified employees or applicants for each position without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran's status, disability or any factor prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Evening Legal Secretary

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is seeking an experienced litigation secretary to join our Secretarial Center. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of litigation e-filing experience. The secretary support attorneys from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Experienced Litigation Secretary

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is seeking an experienced Legal Secretary. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of litigation filing experience.

Secretarial Assistant/Paralegal Assistant

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is seeking an Secretarial Assistant/Paralegal Assistant. The ideal candidate will have some office experience and the motivation to learn to support attorneys, secretaries and paralegals. The position requires strong attention to detail, communication skills and computer skills as well as the ability to turn around work quickly.

Associate – Private Client/Exempt Organizations Practice

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel is seeking an Associate for its Private Client Industry Group with at least 4 years of experience in counseling nonprofit organizations. The candidate must have knowledge of and substantial relevant experience with a particular focus on the corporate and tax laws applicable to nonprofit tax-exempt organizations. The position will require work on entity formation, governance, mergers, consolidations and dissolutions, tax planning, IRS audits and compliance, for a variety of types of organizations including private foundations, public charities, social welfare and trade associations, and charitable trusts. A thorough knowledge of charitable planning techniques is also expected.

Associate - Business Transactions

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is currently seeking one or two general business associates with a minimum of 2 but preferably at least 3 years of law firm experience handling a combination of corporate and financial transactions, such as M&A transactions, securities offerings and other financings, private investments, partnerships and joint ventures, corporate restructurings, fund formation, and corporate governance. The firm’s business attorneys work with a range of clients from closely held family businesses to large and complex business enterprises and serve clients in the technology, renewable energy, real estate, wine, cannabis and food and beverage industries.

Industry Group Operations Coordinator

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is seeking an Industry Group Operations Coordinator for our San Francisco office to assist the Industry Group Leaders with the coordination of activities and operations related to the management and marketing of each industry group. The role is newly created to support our industry groups. The ideal candidate will have office experience, preferably in a law firm or professional service marketing department. The candidate should have a college degree with an emphasis in business, marketing, communications or English. Advanced degree a plus. 

Associate - Intellectual Property

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP seeks a skilled and highly qualified associate with 3 to 4 years of intellectual property litigation experience to join its practice. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate, masters degree or work experience in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science, as well as previous intellectual property litigation experience. The candidate should have a high level of academic achievement from a highly ranked law school, strong legal writing and oral presentation skills and experience with IP litigation matters.

Associate - Tax

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP is looking for a Tax Associate with a broad based tax practice, ideally with 2-3 years of experience. The candidate must have an LLM.

Partner - Business Transaction

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel seeks lateral business transaction partners for our San Francisco office with the ability to bring and manage an established book of business. The opportunity is available to partners at all seniority levels. Junior partners with growing practices and who wish to have greater autonomy than larger firms offer will be strongly considered. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a range of clients from closely held family businesses to large and complex business enterprises. A successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial approach to the practice of law and will demonstrate a desire and commitment to developing new business and expanding the firm’s relationships with existing clients. Candidates should be comfortable working in teams and contributing to the firm’s business development initiatives and industry groups. A non-exclusive list of such groups includes those serving the technology, renewable energy, real estate, wine, cannabis and food and beverage industries.

Partner - Wine Industry

St. Helena

Farella Braun + Martel  is seeking one or more lateral transactional partners with wine industry experience, whether that experience is focused on transactional matters, real estate and land use and/or estates and trusts. Our wine industry practice emphasizes all of these areas and all are a part of our full service offering. A commitment to the wine industry and a desire to be a part of a growing team is more important to us than a particular legal skill set. While our wine industry practice is centered in our St. Helena office, an appropriate candidate could be a primary resident of either of our offices, but would be expected to spend significant time in both locations.

Firm Highlights

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Complex Civil Litigation Symposium

Doug Dexter is a member of the planning committee for the 2019 Complex Civil Litigation Symposium.

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CalCPA: Wine Industry Conference

Lauren Gilbreth will present the session "Succession Planning" at the CalCPA - Wine Industry Conference. The ever dynamic wine industry is fraught with complicated tax, labor and accounting issues. Please join us as we...

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Farella Braun + Martel Partner Named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

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Eugene Mar Named to Americas Rising Star Awards Shortlist by Euromoney Legal Media Group

Farella Braun + Martel partner Eugene Y. Mar has been named to the 2019 Americas Rising Star Awards shortlist for "Best in Patent" by Euromoney Legal Media Group. Eugene chairs Farella’s Technology Industry Group. As...

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How Napa County Seeks to Streamline the Winery Permit Process

Recently, local members of the wine industry in Napa County have been actively engaged with county government in discussions regarding ways to streamline the winery use permit process. Frustrated with the cost and lengthy...

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Women in Cleantech & Sustainability

Lysondra Ludwig will speak at the WCS Talks - a full day TED-Style event and startup pitch competition hosted by Google.

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In the Weeds: Marijuana Legalization & Employment Laws

Over the last several years, attitudes towards marijuana use have rapidly changed in the United States. According to a 2018 Pew Research Survey, 62 percent of U.S. respondents said marijuana use should be legal...

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New California Crown Act Reminds Employers to Carefully Consider Workplace Dress and Grooming Policies

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law the nation’s first bill banning discrimination based on an employee’s hairstyle. Senate Bill 188, otherwise known as the Crown Act, expanded the definition of race under...

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California's Changing Approach to Housing Policy

Hardly a day goes by without news headlines reminding us that California is in the midst of a severe housing crisis. As with any crisis situation, questions abound. How did we get here? How...

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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

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