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

Newly Adopted California Housing Laws – Assembly Bill 1485 Streamlining the Permit Process for Housing Developments

On January 1, 2020, several housing-related bills recently signed into law by the Governor take effect. We will explain the upcoming changes in housing law through a series of updates. Our first update...

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PFAS Litigation Conference

Sarah Bell will be speaking at Law Seminars International's PFAS Litigation Conference program, "Lines of Defense" on December 10. Details: Assessing and choosing among the legal options for defending toxic tort, mass tort, and...

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WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium

Tyler Gerking will be speaking at the WSJ Pro Cybersecurity Symposium session, "The Role of Cyber-Insurance." Details: How much should you buy, what does it cover and how does it fit with an overall...

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Chris Locke Joins Marin County Bar Association Board of Directors

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INSIGHT: California Ruling in Wage-Hour Coverage Suit Offers Employers a Defense Hook

Wage-and-hour exclusions are common in EPLI policies, frequently with defense-only sub-limits that are woefully inadequate. Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Shanti Eagle looks at a recent decision adding an avenue to establish or expand...

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Changing Climate, Changing Laws: Addressing New Wildfire Risk Requirements in Project Development

In this op-ed for pv magazine, David Lazerwitz and Linda Sobczynski of Farella Braun + Martel examine the levels of precaution necessary to ensure fire risk mitigation in project development. The increasingly common occurrence...

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Farella Assists Patagonia With Challenge to Federal Agencies’ Weakening of ESA Protections

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Farella Braun + Martel Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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How Defense Strategies Can Go Awry When Pursuing Concurrent PTAB Relief in Financial Services Patent Litigation

United States Automobile Association (USAA), a financial services company that provides insurance, banking, investment, and retirement products and services for members of the military and their families, filed a surprising patent infringement complaint against Wells Fargo...

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Litigating Civil and Criminal Trade Secret Cases: Trends, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned

Trade secret litigation is on the rise, both civil litigation and follow-on criminal prosecution for trade secret theft. Companies are grappling with how to protect their valuable information and minimize risk in their technological...

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