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Public Counsel Job Openings (Posted 09/24/20)

Staff Attorney for the Consumer Rights & Economic Justice Project -

Staff Attorney for the Children’s Rights Project -

Nixon Peabody LLP - Corporate Associate (Posted 09/23/20)

Job Description - Corporate Associate - LA.doc

Current Opportunities at Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (Posted 09/17/20)

RTC Eviction Defense Attorney.pdf

Staff Attorney NLSLA Innovations Project.pdf

Senior Attorney - Endangered Species Program (Posted 09/16/20)

Endangered Species Program Senior Attorney 2020.doc

Bankruptcy Judge Recruitments - Riverside and Santa Barbara (Posted 09/16/20)

Announcement-CAC 2020.pdf

Public Affairs Specialist - GS-1035-13 (Posted 09/11/20)

U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission - Attorney (Posted 09/11/20)

The San Francisco Regional Office of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission has one opening for an attorney within the Enforcement staff. Applicant must possess a J.D. degree and be an active member of the bar in good standing (any jurisdiction). In addition, applicant must have two years post J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, including one year of experience in securities litigation, complex business litigation or federal financial regulatory matters. Duties of an Enforcement staff attorney include investigating possible civil securities law violations, developing evidence, recommending actions to the Commission, drafting pleadings and leading, co-chairing, or assisting trials and administrative proceedings.

Salary range is $123,070 to $206,439 DOE.

The SEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively seeks a diverse workforce.

Application deadline is September 25, 2020.

Mail resume to Elena Ro at: US SEC, 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2800, San Francisco, CA 94104; or email your resume and/or any questions you may have about the job or hiring process to:

McGuireWoods - Labor & Employment Associate (Posted 09/11/20)

Req 1836 1837.docx

Nixon Peabody LLP - Intellectual Property (ITC) Litigation Associate (Posted 09/10/20)

Job Description - IP (ITC) Litigation Associate - Multiple Offices (002).docx

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Supervisory General Attorney (Posted 09/08/20)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Attorney (Posted 09/08/20)

The General Counsel’s Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission seeks attorneys with Intellectual Property experience and qualifications to join our Office of Litigation and Administrative Practice.

The Commission’s General Litigation attorneys handle a broad range of defense and legal advisory services on behalf of the Commission. These duties include providing intellectual property advice and counseling and litigation services to support the SEC’s IT activities. For example, the group has been working on a critical long term project involving a challenge of patent infringement against the SEC’s EDGAR XBRL filing system. That matter is now in active litigation at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. The group also counsels the Office of Acquisitions and the Office of Information Technology on patent and contract terms involving the Federal Acquisition Regulation, private sector terms and conditions, and how to ensure SEC requirements are met in procurement actions.

The group also handles evolving issues of Internet usage, including its use as a platform for attempted fraud, impersonation and abuse. It also handles issues involving SEC trademarks, such as “EDGAR” and “SEC.”

Applicants must possess a J.D degree and be an active member of the bar and in good standing (any jurisdiction). In addition, applicants must have a minimum of two years post J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, one year of which is in the specialty areas. Preferred experience includes patent experience and qualification, litigation experience and counseling experience. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Questions: call Allan Capute (202) 551-5122.

Office of the Oakland City Attorney - Deputy City Attorney - Labor & Employmentn (Posted 09/04/20)

Oakland City Attorney - Labor and Employment - Deputy City Attorney.pdf

DWT Litigation Associates (Posted 09/04/20)

DWT is currently hiring for a junior to mid-level commercial litigation associate and a mid-level media litigation associate in our Los Angeles office. While there is obviously immediate need for these positions now, we welcome the opportunity to meet with and consider exceptional candidates in the future too.

To give you a little background on the firm, DWT is headquartered in Seattle and has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Bellevue, New York, Washington, D.C., and Anchorage, as well. We are widely regarded as one of the top First Amendment firms in the country, and are only one of two media and entertainment firms with a “Band 1” ranking in Los Angeles, along with Munger Tolles & Olson LLP. We also enjoy “Band 1” media and entertainment and First Amendment rankings nationally, and locally in New York and Washington, D.C., as well.

Here’s some recent coverage of our firm, to give you a sense of what we’re about, both in the media/entertainment context and culturally:

Lagerlof LLP (Posted 09/02/20)

Lagerlof LLP, a 112-year-old midsized law firm in Pasadena, is seeking full time attorneys with 3 to 8 years of experience in employment law (defense side), family law, and water law (municipal law experience preferred). The firm is also seeking a family law paralegal with at least 3 years of experience. Lagerlof LLP offers competitive compensation, exceptional benefits, and work-from-home flexibility. If interested, please contact David Yoshida, Esq. directly at

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Posted 09/01/20)

Attorney Adviser:

Attorney Adviser (DMO):

Senior Officer, Deputy Chief Counsel:

Office of Chief Counsel (Posted 08/31/20)

The Office of Chief Counsel’s Honors Program is a competitive, centralized recruitment program that is the only way for new attorneys (i.e., third-year law students and students who enter judicial clerkships, graduate law programs, or qualifying fellowships within 9 months of law school graduation) to join the organization in an attorney position.

The Office of Chief Counsel’s Summer Legal Program is a competitive, centralized recruitment program for compensated summer internship law student positions. The majority of summer internship hires are second year law students who work at Chief Counsel the summer between their second and third years of law school. The Summer Legal Program is also open to recent graduates between graduation and the start of a judicial clerkship or full-time qualifying legal fellowship.

Current Honors and Summer Legal Program job announcements can be found on www.USAJOBS.GOV. The announcements close on September 30, 2020, and can also be found at (under the header “Additional Information” and then the link “Attorney and Non-Attorney Jobs.”)

Family Law Associate (Posted 08/27/20)

A firm in East San Gabriel Valley area is looking to fill a family law associate position. Compensation subject to negotiation but generous, must have at least 3 to 5 years of experience. Bilingual Mandarin and English highly preferred.

Interested candidates, please reach out to Alex Chen at with your cover letter and resume.

Annigian Ryan LLP - Associate (Posted 08/27/20)

Annigian Ryan LLP seeks 3-4 year associate to assist with variety of business and entertainment matters. Strong legal research and writing background required. Opportunity to work remotely at least part time. Salary depending on experience. Contact Jim Ryan at or (909) 981-0475.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Posted 08/26/20)

Senior Officer - Managing Executive

Paralegal Specialist

Deputy City Attorney / General Public Safety / Rent & Code Enforcement and General and Complex Litigation (Posted 08/20/20)

2020 Rent Program Code Enforcement Announcement Aug 2020.pdf

Job Announcement - DCA II or III-Litigation (July 2020).pdf

Assistant Director and Senior Specialist (American Law Division) (Posted 08/19/20)

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP - Patent Litigation Associate (Posted 08/18/20)

Patent Litigation Associate (LA).pdf

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (Posted 08/17/20)

Right to Counsel Workgroup:

Economic Stability Workgroup:

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Posted 08/12/20)

Program Specialist (Strategic Engagement Officer)

Senior Officer - Chief - Office of Bankruptcy Collections Distributions and Recieverships

McGuireWoods - Labor & Employment Associate (Posted 08/11/20)

Labor and Employment CA Positions.docx

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (Posted 08/04/20)

Right to Counsel Workgroup:

Special Projects Manager:

Economic Stability Workgroup:

Public Counsel (Posted 08/03/20)

Directing Attorney for Consumer Rights & Economic Justice Project -

Staff Attorney for Community Development Project -

Staff Attorney for Immigrants’ Rights Project -

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - General Attorney (Atlanta Regional Office) (Posted 08/03/20)

Labor and Employment Attorney - Southern California Edison (Posted 07/31/20)

Labor and Employment Attorney - 71031494.docx

Special Assistant U.S. Attorney - Oakland, CA (Posted 07/30/20)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Attorney Adviser (Posted 07/28/20)

Senior Counsel Job Posting - University of California, Office of the President (Posted 07/28/20)

Providence Health & Services - VP, Senior Corporate Counsel - Litigation (Posted 07/28/20)

Charitable Trusts Los Angeles - Deputy Attorney General (Posted 07/27/20)

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Paralegals (Posted 07/23/20)

Intake Paralegal - Client Intake (API Hotline) July 2020.pdf

Paralegal - API (Trafficking) July 2020.pdf

Paralegal - API (Unemployment Benefits) July 2020.pdf

Westerman Law Corp (Posted 07/20/20)

Plaintiff class action practice in Los Angeles is seeking a full-time attorney. We are a small firm that handles large class action and complex litigation cases, often as lead or co-lead counsel. We work with the national firms in the field. Our cases involve diverse subject matter and are primarily in Los Angeles and California. We are looking for an attorney with superior writing skills, deposition and hearing experience. Candidates should have familiarity with both California federal and state court; class action and trial experience are a plus.

Please do not submit through a search firm. A writing sample is required. Candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and writing sample to 

U.S. Department of Labor - Attorney (Posted 07/16/20)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Attorney Adviser (Posted 07/15/20)

Congressional Research Service - Supervisory Attorney (Posted 07/15/20)

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (Posted 07/13/20)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Division of Corporation Finance - Attorney (Posted 07/13/20)

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Managing Attorney (Posted 07/02/20)

Job Announcement with IRS Office of Chief Counsel (Posted 06/24/20)

The IRS Office of Chief Counsel is the largest tax firm in the country with approximately 1,500 attorneys, and Small Business/Self Employed is the largest Chief Counsel division with attorneys assigned to 47 field offices, including four different offices in Southern California. At this time, we have an open announcement to fill at least nine GS-14 attorney positions throughout the country, including at our California field offices in Laguna Niguel, Thousand Oaks, and San Diego. Please see the link below for the vacancy announcement and note that the deadline to apply is July 6, 2020.

Vacancy Announcement #: CCCW-20-88

Open Period: 06/12/2020 – 07/06/2020

For more information regarding what it’s like to work at Chief Counsel, please follow this link to learn about the many benefit programs and to read different attorney profiles.

United States Attorney’s Office - Northern District of California (Posted 06/18/20)

Criminal AUSA Vacancy:

Civil AUSA Vacancy:

Appellate AUSA Vacancy:

Lee Anav Chung White Kim Ruger & Richter LLP - Junior Associate – Los Angeles (Posted 06/17/20)

Lee Anav Chung White Kim Ruger & Richter LLP, a dynamic boutique business litigation firm in downtown Los Angeles, seeks associate attorney with two (2) to five (5) years of experience to work on complex business litigation. We are a collegial group of attorneys from big firm backgrounds looking for entrepreneurial young attorneys. Candidate must be a quick learner, able to work independently, and have excellent writing, analytical, research, and communication skills. MUST be admitted to California bar. MUST provide resume, writing sample, law school transcript and salary requirements.

Send resume and materials to:

Congressional Research Service - Seeking a Legislative Attorney and a Supervisory Attorney (Posted 06/12/20)

General Attorney Position - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Posted 06/10/20)

NLSLA Current Opportunites (Posted 06/05/20)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Attorney Adviser (Posted 06/02/20)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Supervisory Attorney-Adviser (Posted 06/02/20)

Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association

P.O. Box 711114

Los Angeles, California 90071-1114

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