Associate Attorneys

Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo Published: November 25, 2020
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Legal /

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~ Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo has an exceptional reputation in California as a law firm providing an extensive range of experience in environmental, natural resources, energy, utility, land use, local government, building and construction and labor law. ~

With offices in South San Francisco and Sacramento, Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo represents labor organizations, trade associations, public agencies, environmental, consumer and community groups and other non-profit associations.

Position Overview

Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo is now accepting applications for Environmental, Energy and Land Use Associate Attorneys with 2-5 years of experience and 6-8 years of experience in California.

We're seeking ambitious and diligent associate attorneys with 2-5 years of experience and with 6-8 years of experience to join our team of exceptional attorneys.

  • The positions are open in our South San Francisco or Sacramento office, combined with remote work.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates must have substantive experience practicing land use and environmental law, including CEQA and California Planning and Zoning Law.
  • Experience practicing energy and utility law and experience practicing before the California Public Utilities Commission is desirable.
  • Candidates must have a strong work ethic and excellent analytical, research, writing and speaking skills.
  • Candidates should also share the firm’s commitment to public interest work.

Additional Requirements for 6-8 Year Candidates:

  • Candidates with 6-8 years of experience must also demonstrate that they have performed all aspects of legal advocacy in a case – from the beginning of the administrative process through the end of litigation.
  • Candidates must have experience managing a litigation docket effectively and the ability to supervise other attorneys.

More About the Law Firm

The firm pioneered the representation of workers and labor organizations in the enforcement of public health and safety laws, in the environmental review of projects with environmental, worker and community impacts, and in building, energy and utility industry regulation and policy. For 40 years, Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo has developed a remarkable track record of success in advocating for sustainable development that avoids or mitigates environmental harm and public service impacts while maximizing community benefits.

The firm has a particular expertise in assessing the full scope of legal and regulatory issues associated with the permitting and approval of large scale industrial, electric utility, residential and commercial projects. Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo attorneys regularly participate in permitting proceedings for major development projects across the state. The firm is also involved in the cutting-edge green building, energy and utility issues in California.

The firm’s attorneys represent clients before federal and state administrative and regulatory agencies and before municipalities and other local governmental agencies. The firm also frequently participates in general rulemaking and regulatory proceedings as well as state and local legislative hearings.

To Apply 

  • Interested candidates with the required qualifications should click "Apply" below to email a cover letter, résumé and two substantive writing samples.

Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any applicant’s race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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