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

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North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference

Farella Braun + Martel is proud to underwrite the North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference featuring keynote speaker Aaron Smith, co-founder and executive director of the National Cannabis Industry Association. The event will also feature...

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Individual Accountability in the Huawei Trade Secrets Prosecution

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CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Court Split

Sarah Bell will speak on the Strafford live webinar, "CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Court Split." This CLE webinar will discuss the "indirect discharge" theory of Clean...

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The 10th Circuit Correctly Construes “That Particular Part” Narrowly

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Who 'Owns' a Secret? Whether Trade Secret Licensees Have Standing to Sue in California

If the eye-popping damages awards in several recent lawsuits are any indication, companies are increasingly coming to see their private information as one of their most valuable assets—and California juries apparently agree. For example,...

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Attorney General Finds Impact Fees on Density Bonus Projects Invalid

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Judge Finds Grounds to Sue California Insurance Commissioner for Refusing to Investigate Industry Fraud in Recent Wildfire Claims

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How to Plan for a Smooth Transition of Your Family Business

Family Wealth Senior Associate Lauren Galbraith discusses how family internal dynamics play a role in transferring significant assets, especially a business, between generations. Link to read the full article.

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Identifying and Preparing Expert Witnesses for Trial

How do you identify the key experts you need for trial? Once you have them, what are the best practices for preparing them for trial? How do these practices vary depending on your venue, and...

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Last Major SF Transbay Tower, Affordable Housing at Risk of Delays

Real Estate/Land Use and Development Partner Charles (C.J.) Higley shares his thoughts on why the 546 Howard St. tower project deserves priority for approval. Read the full article here .

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