Environmental, Energy and Land Use Associate (2-6 years of experience) – South San Francisco and Sacramento

THE LAW FIRM

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. 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 energy and utility industry regulation and policy. For nearly 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 regularly involved in the cutting-edge 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.

THE POSITION

Adams Broadwell Joseph and Cardozo seeks an ambitious and diligent associate with two (2) to six (6) years of experience to join our team of exceptional attorneys. The position is open in our South San Francisco or Sacramento office.

Candidates must have substantive experience practicing land use and environmental law, including CEQA and California Planning and Zoning Law, and litigation experience is preferred. Experience practicing energy and utility law and experience practicing before the California Public Utilities Commission is desirable.

Candidates must possess a strong work ethic and excellent analytical, research, writing and speaking skills. Candidates should also share the firm’s commitment to socially beneficial work.

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates with the required qualifications should submit a cover letter, résumé and two substantive writing samples to rdeangelis@adamsbroadwell.com.