Current Openings

Available Positions:

ADA Litigation Associate (San Francisco)
Labor and Employment Associate (San Francisco)
Land Use Associate - (Los Angeles)
Litigation Associate (Los Angeles) 
Real Estate Associate (Los Angeles) 
Tax Associate (Los Angeles)
Trusts & Estates Associate - (Los Angeles)


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Attorneys


ADA Litigation Associate  (San Francisco)

JMBM's San Francisco office seeks an outstanding associate, with 3-4 years of experience in ADA compliance and litigation.  Experience advising clients in identifying architectural accessibility barriers and recommending steps to comply with the ADA and California Building Code is required. In addition, experience assisting clients with Internet-related compliance, including retail websites and online reservation systems is necessary. The ideal candidate will also have significant experience litigating in Federal court, including case management and trial experience.  A strong academic record and admission to the State Bar of California are required.  Department of Justice experience is helpful.  This position provides the opportunity to join one of the most dynamic ADA defense practices in the country. For more information on the Firm's ADA practice, please visit: http://www.jmbm.com/ada-representation.html.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and transcript to recruiting@jmbm.com.

Labor and Employment Associate (San Francisco)

JMBM's San Francisco office is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of experience to join the firm's labor and employment department. In addition to a strong employment litigation background, substantial experience in providing employment law advice and client counseling is required. Traditional labor law experience (NLRB, PERB, grievances/arbitrations and support for collective bargaining) is desired. Prevailing wage experience or interest is a plus. Candidate must be admitted to the State Bar of California. Strong academic credentials are required. Please send a cover letter, resume and transcript to recruiting@jmbm.com.

Land Use Associate (Los Angeles)

JMBM's Los Angeles office is seeking an associate with 2+ years of land use experience to join our preeminent Land Use & Zoning Practice (GLUEE), chaired by Benjamin M. Reznik. The ideal candidate will have experience in land use and development matters, including entitlement processing, public hearings and litigation pertaining to land use issues.

Our land use attorneys represent private property owners and developers before city councils, county boards, planning commissions and other local, state and federal administrative bodies. For more about our Land Use practice, click here.

Candidates will have strong land use and CEQA experience at a major law firm. Experience with land use work, municipal law and regulatory matters is helpful, but not required.  Candidates must have a strong academic background, and excellent research and writing skills.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample to recruiting@jmbm.com.

Litigation Associate (Los Angeles)

The Los Angeles office is seeking an associate with 3-5 years of broad-based litigation experience to join our Litigation Department. Candidates should have excellent research, analytical and drafting skills, consistent attention to detail, and strong verbal and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will also have experience arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and preparing cases for trial. A strong academic record and admission to the California Bar are required. Large law firm experience is useful. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, transcript, and a writing sample to recruiting@jmbm.com.

Real Estate Associate (Los Angeles)

JMBM seeks an exceptional associate with 2-5 years of real estate transactional experience. JMBM represents owners, investors, developers, lenders, private equity firms, REITs and family offices in all aspects of real estate transaction and development. This position provides broad exposure to real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financing, joint ventures, leasing, construction, and specialized experience with hotel ownership, franchising and management. Under the supervision and training of active partners, the associate will assist with negotiating and drafting transactional agreements, performing due diligence and closing transactions. JMBM is a collaborative environment that encourages professional development at all levels. Our real estate practice is complemented by our preeminent global hospitality, land use and environmental practices. Sophisticated law firm experience is required. Finance and leasing experience is desired. Admission to the State Bar of California is preferred. Please send a cover letter, resume, transcript and list of representative transactions to recruiting@jmbm.com.

Tax Associate (Los Angeles)

The Los Angeles office of JMBM seeks a tax associate with 2-4 years of experience to join our Taxation, Trusts & Estates department. Ideal candidates will have experience advising clients on partnership and corporate taxation, in addition to M&A transactions. Candidates should be knowledgeable regarding the taxation of partnerships, C-Corporations and S-Corporations. Experience with tax aspects of real estate and entertainment industries is a plus. This position entails client contact and some trusts and estates work is expected. Excellent academic credentials, as well as strong written, interpersonal and communication skills, are required. Candidates should be able to work in a team while also handling significant individual responsibilities. Large firm experience and an LL.M. in Taxation are preferred. Admission to the State Bar of California is required. Please send a cover letter, resume and transcript to recruiting@jmbm.com.

Trusts & Estates Associate (Los Angeles)

The Los Angeles office of JMBM seeks an exceptional Trusts & Estates associate with 5-7 years of experience to join our Taxation, Trusts & Estates department. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in trust administration and providing proactive estate planning solutions for high net worth individuals and families. Significant experience in drafting estate planning documents, including wills, revocable trusts and powers of attorney is required. The highest quality of work and client service is expected. Strong academic credentials and admission to the State Bar of California are required. An LL.M. is a plus. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and transcript to recruiting@jmbm.com.


Paralegals


There are no current paralegal openings.


Staff


There are no current staff openings.

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