Current Openings

Available Positions:

Real Estate Associate (Los Angeles)
Global Hospitality Group® (Los Angeles)
Labor and Employment Associate (Los Angeles or San Francisco)
Land Use Associate - (Los Angeles)
Litigation Paralegal (San Francisco)
Litigation Secretary (Los Angeles)
Marketing Coordinator (Los Angeles) 


Real Estate Associate (Los Angeles)

The JMBM Real Estate Group has an opening for an outstanding associate with 2-5 years of real estate transactional experience. Previous sophisticated law firm experience and California Bar admission are required.  We represent owners, investors, developers, lenders, private equity firms, REITs and family offices in all aspects of real estate transaction and development. The associate will receive broad exposure to real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financing, joint ventures, leasing, construction, and specialized experience with hotel ownership, franchising and management. Under the direct supervision and training of active partners and senior associates, the associate will assist with negotiation and drafting of transactional agreements, performing due diligence and closing transactions. Finance and leasing experience are pluses.  JMBM is a collaborative environment that encourages professional development at all levels. Our real estate practice is supplemented by our premier global hospitality, land use and environmental practices. Our firm provides the support and sophistication of a large firm with a boutique atmosphere. Please send a cover letter, resume, transcript and transactions list to Vachelle Willis at

Global Hospitality Group® (Los Angeles)

JMBM has a unique opportunity for a lawyer with 2-5 years of transactional experience to join our Global Hospitality Group®, one of most well-known and respected hospitality law practices in the world. Through our cutting edge and high profile projects, for some of the most exciting, best-of-class industry leaders, you will gain valuable experience in national and international real estate, corporate, tax and hospitality business issues, guiding and creating sophisticated legal structures to achieve our clients' business goals. If you have excellent academic credentials and are willing to work hard and take on big responsibilities, this is a special and rare opportunity for you. The growth in experience and skills of our associates well exceeds those in most law firms because of our deal flow and the level of responsibility afforded. You should consider JMBM's Global Hospitality Group® where great work creates great opportunities and rewarding experiences. While this is serious hard work, the hospitality industry is one of the most fun in the legal realm. Our website ( highlights some of the 3,800 hotel projects we have worked on -- from bread and butter limited-service to exciting world-class resorts and ultra-luxury urban mixed-use projects. 

While prior hospitality experience is a plus, what we are seeking is exceptional talent! A solid transactional real estate or corporate background may suffice.  Strong academic credentials are required. Admission to the California Bar is preferred. Please visit to learn more about our dynamic practice. If you have the passion and talent to join our team, please send a cover letter, resume, transcript and representative transactions list to Vachelle Willis at

Labor and Employment Associate (Los Angeles or San Francisco)

JMBM 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 Vachelle Willis at

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


Litigation Paralegal (San Francisco)

JMBM’s San Francisco office is looking for a mid-level Litigation Paralegal to support our Partners in the office.  Direct interaction with clients. Excellent communication, organization and attention to detail a must. Ability to work independently and as an integral member of a team. Proficiency in MS Office applications required. Please send your resume and salary requirements via email to
  • Paralegal certificate required; B.A., B.S. or A.A. preferred.
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of litigation support software, MS Word, Excel, Westlaw, Lexis, Relativity. 
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state court rules; calendaring discovery and litigation deadlines; filing legal documents in federal and state courts using PACER/ECF or equivalent electronic filing state court systems.


Litigation Secretary (Los Angeles)

JMBM is seeking a full-time Litigation Secretary for its Los Angeles office. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in litigation, knowledge of State and Federal court rules, E-filing and calendaring. Proficiency in MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel), document management programs, time entry and billing programs are a must. Excellent interaction and communication skills are required, as are professionalism, organization, and attention to detail.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume, along with salary history, to

Marketing Coordinator (Los Angeles)

Reporting to the Marketing Manager in JMBM's Los Angeles office in Century City, the Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the production of the Firm’s marketing communications, both digital and print, and provides assistance for all the firm's marketing programs. 

The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for the design and production of marketing materials, and for keeping the editorial process for the development of materials on track. Materials include brochures, ads, newsletters, bulk emails, internal communications, web pages and other firm publications and collateral material. This position is also responsible for video production, including setting up and shooting video footage for educational and promotional clips, editing video, posting on the firm's YouTube channel and the firm's web properties.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to

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