Associate | Litigation, Public Agency (San Francisco)

We are seeking a litigation associate with 4-6 years of experience to join our San Francisco office to work on a wide variety of litigation matters on behalf of our public agency clients. Nossaman represents public agencies including cities, counties, transit agencies and departments of transportation, water districts and public pension plans. Nossaman defends our public agency clients and brings litigation actions as a plaintiff on behalf of our public agency clients. In so doing, Nossaman is involved in cutting edge and novel disputes regarding environmental rules and regulations, water law, the Brown Act and Public Records Act, construction claims and large infrastructure projects, public pension legislation, public procurement challenges, breach of contract claims and constitutional issues. Qualified candidates will have excellent research skills and experience drafting and responding to written discovery, pleadings, briefs and motions in state and federal court. eDiscovery and some deposition experience is preferred. The successful candidates will be able to manage multiple projects efficiently, work well as part of a team and be willing to take ownership of significant projects.

The salary range for the position of 4-6 Year Associate at Nossaman is $190,000 to $225,000 annually. The successful candidate’s salary for this position is reasonably expected to be set within this range; however, actual compensation will depend on a variety of factors, including, without limitation, the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Annual Billable Hours Expectation: 1,850 (which includes up to 100 hours of approved pro bono work).

Interested candidates are invited to apply online by submitting a resume and law school transcript.


Nossaman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability status or any other category protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of Nossaman’s employment lifecycle including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits and social and recreational activities.

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