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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.

When applying to attorney job postings, please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and a writing sample online.

When applying to professional staff job postings, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

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Associate - Tax - San Francisco/Hybrid (preferred) or Fully Remote (will be considered)

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP seeks an associate with 3-5 years of experience for its Tax practice. Candidates should be familiar with a variety of Federal and California income tax issues involving corporations, partnerships, LLCs and real estate.  Experience with California property and sales tax matters a plus.

This position is based in San Francisco, CA but may be a flexible hybrid position working remotely and in-person, as needed (preferred); will consider full-time remote.

Senior Litigation Paralegal (Flexible Hybrid Remote)

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel is seeking an experienced paralegal to join our Paralegal Department. The Senior Litigation Paralegal supports the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing tasks that require the regular exercise of advanced judgment as to the method and manner of performing services, significant substantive knowledge and specialization in their areas of expertise, delegation skills, advanced organizational and issue identification skills, strong written and oral communication skills, and advanced computer skills. The ideal candidate should have at least five years paralegal experience.

This position is based in San Francisco, CA but may be a flexible hybrid position working remotely and in-person, as needed.

Patent/IP Agent or Scientific Analyst (Remote in CA or Hybrid)

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel is seeking an experienced Patent/IP Agent or Scientific Analyst with technical knowledge and outstanding writing and analytical skills to assist our IP group with patent litigation and IPR petitions before the Patent Office. Note, our practice does not include the preparation and filing of patent applications; thus, this is not a patent prosecution position. Candidates must have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field. USPTO registration is NOT required.

This position is based in San Francisco, CA but may be either fully remote (in CA) or a flexible hybrid position working remotely and in our office, as needed.

Associate - Family Wealth - San Francisco/Hybrid (preferred) or Fully Remote (will be considered)

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP seeks an associate with 3-7 years of experience for its Family Wealth practice. Candidates should have experience commensurate with their level in estate planning for high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals. Experience with family offices issues a plus.

This position is based in San Francisco, CA but may be a flexible hybrid position working remotely and in-person, as needed (preferred); will consider full-time remote.

Associate – Employment Litigation

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel’s rapidly growing employment practice seeks a skilled associate with three to four years of employment law experience ideally in the technology, consumer products, financial services, renewable energy or real estate industries. A successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to leverage their litigation experience and entrepreneurial spirit to resolve our client’s most pressing employment concerns in a highly interactive team environment.

Non-Partnership Track Attorney – Employment Litigation

San Francisco

Farella Braun + Martel LLP seeks an attorney to join its employment litigation and counseling practice as a non-partnership track salaried staff attorney. The candidate will work with the employment partners and associates on employment litigation matters in state and federal court and arbitration, and will support the group in providing employment advice and counseling to clients. Applicant should have at least 4 years of experience in California, including deposition experience. The successful candidate must have a high level of academic achievement and strong legal writing skills.

Associate - Intellectual Property (San Francisco/Hybrid or California Remote)

San Francisco

San Francisco or California Remote

Farella Braun + Martel LLP seeks a skilled and highly qualified associate with 1 to 5 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 patent 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.

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

Publication

Nonprofit Basics: Navigating the Complex Rules That Describe A Public Charity

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News

As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened Risks

Aviva Gilbert, Farella partner and co-chair of the firm's White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Corporate Investigations Group, was quoted in the Corporate Counsel article "As Feds Step Up White-Collar Enforcement, Companies Face Heightened...

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News

Farella’s Family Wealth and Private Client Offerings Bolstered by Two New Partners

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Event

The 15th Annual Santa Fe Advanced Conference on Litigating Natural Resource Damages

Jim Colopy is a speaker at the 15th Annual Santa Fe Advanced Conference on Natural Resource Damages on the panel addressing "Federal Jurisdiction: Waters of the United States.” 

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Event

Fire Season Preparedness: What Wineries Should Do

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Internal Investigations for Nonprofits: A Means of Identifying and Addressing Misconduct Before the Regulators Come Calling

The worst nightmare for most nonprofit board members is a complaint that sparks an investigation of misconduct at the organization. The ember may have been burning for some time before the board becomes aware...

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News

Welcome to Upside: A podcast by Farella's Private Equity and Venture Capital Group

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Event

Navigating the Permitting Process & Expediting Projects to Build a Better City

CJ Higley is a speaker at Bisnow's San Francisco Construction & Development event "Navigating the Permitting Process & Expediting Projects to Build a Better City.” What You'll Learn: Construction costs, labor shortage, and supply...

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Importance of Monetizing Intellectual Property Assets of a Portfolio Company

In this Upside episode, we explore developing and monetizing intellectual property assets of a portfolio company. How does a new company go about developing a patent portfolio? And why spend the time and effort...

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Continuing Use of CGL Policies to Cover Data Breach Losses

Our lives and the products and devices we use become more dependent on data by the day. As a result, cyberattacks and data breaches present everchanging risks to companies and individuals, and the importance...

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