Careers

Professional Staff

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

For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Benefits for Professional Staff

Farella offers a comprehensive benefits package for all professional staff that includes the following:

Salary and Insurance

The firm offers competitive salaries and discretionary annual bonuses in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, disability and other insurance benefits which are effective the first of the month after joining the firm. Subsidized family health coverage is available for eligible dependents including registered domestic partners. Both FSA and HSA options are available for tax-favored payment of health expenses.

Childcare

The firm offers subsidized back-up childcare assistance. The firm also has an FSA plan that allows employees to pay for dependent day care expenses on a pre-tax, salary reduction basis.

Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holiday Time

Staff initially accrue 20 PTO days each year. This amount increases with years of service to 30 days per year. The firm provides approximately 10 paid holidays per year.

Retirement Contributions

In addition to the employee’s own 401(k) tax-deferred contributions, the firm makes discretionary annual Profit Sharing contributions.

Educational Plan

The firm supports the efforts of employees to continue their education and enhance their professional skills. The firm provides reimbursement for certain pre-approved job-related educational expenses.

Other benefits Include

A tax-free transit and parking program, charitable contributions matching, long term care insurance, onsite yoga and Pilates classes (at no cost).

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.

Community

We support the communities in which we live and work.

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Diversity + Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion is a Farella core value.

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Firm Highlights

Publication

Accessory Dwelling Units Authorized in New Construction

New legislation passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on June 18 now authorizes the addition of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) in new construction projects for single-family homes and multi-family buildings. The City...

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What California’s New Security Law Means to Your Business

Commonsense IoT security steps that startups and small business should consider to comply with California’s new law California recently enacted a new law, Senate Bill 327, that requires companies that make Internet of Things...

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JIOP Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Matayoshi

Kelly Matayoshi discusses how the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program helped her career and what she'd say to students undecided about applying for an internship. Read the interview here .

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Bay Area Opportunity Zones 2.0

On the heels of recently released regulation by the US government, we dive back into the state of OZs in the Bay Area. What You'll Learn What are the most important takeaways from the...

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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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Nonprofits and the California Consumer Privacy Act

The new California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) will come into effect January 1, 2020. In most situations, nonprofits won’t be subject to the law—but in some cases they necessarily will be and/or...

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Lysondra Ludwig Selected to Leadership San Francisco

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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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The Legal 500 United States 2019 Recognizes Farella Braun + Martel Practices & Attorneys

The 2019 edition of Legal 500 United States recognized Farella Braun + Martel among the top firms in the Construction, Land Use/Zoning, and Not-for-Profit practice areas. Recognized attorneys include: Construction Adam Dawson CJ Higley...

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Are You Background Checking Your Contractors? If So, Exercise Caution.

Employers who use background checks in their hiring processes are likely aware of the various requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and analogous state statutes. They must provide clear disclosures and obtain...

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