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Current Openings: Lawyers

Available Positions:
  • Litigation Associate (Orange County)
  • Real Estate Associate (Los Angeles) 
  • Environmental, Land Use Associate (San Francisco)
  • Tax Attorney (Los Angeles, Orange County or San Francisco)
Litigation Associate (Orange County)

The Orange County office of JMBM seeks an associate with 3+ years of intellectual property and commercial 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 have experience arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and preparing cases for trial. Candidates should also have specific litigation experience on patent, trademark, copyright, and breach of contract. Admission to the California Bar is required, and large law firm experience is useful. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, transcript, and writing sample to
Real Estate Associate (Los Angeles) 

JMBM seeks an exceptional associate with at least 3 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. This associate will work closely with members of our Global Hospitality Group®, one of the premier hospitality law practices in the world. 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 and prior hospitality experience is a plus. California Bar Admission is preferred. Qualified candidates should send a resume, transcript and list of representative transactions to
Environmental, Land Use Associate (San Francisco)

Litigation Associate (Orange County)JMBM’s San Francisco office seeks an associate with 5–8 years of experience in land use or environmental matters to join our Government, Land Use, Environment and Energy (GLUEE) Department. This associate will work on a wide range of regulatory, administrative, transactional, and litigation matters relating to the development of land and natural resources, and in the specific subject matter areas of project development, CEQA and NEPA, public lands and mining, air, water, and energy.  
Prior experience in land use or environmental law is required. Experience in land use litigation (writ of mandate) and public lands is preferred. Experience in real estate transactions also preferred. Excellent academic credentials and admission to the State Bar of California are required.
Qualified candidates should send a resume, transcript, and a writing sample to
Tax Attorney (Los Angeles, Orange County or San Francisco)

The Los Angeles office of JMBM seeks a Trusts & Estates attorney with 6-20 years of experience to join our Taxation, Trusts & Estates Department. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in trust administration and sophisticated estate planning solutions for high net worth individuals and families. Significant experience in drafting estate planning documents, including revocable and irrevocable trusts, is required. Excellent academic credentials, as well as strong written, interpersonal and communication skills, are required. 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

JMBM is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex or gender, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Applicants who are interested in applying for a position and require special assistance or an accommodation during the process due to a disability should contact Sally Postelle at (310) 785-5354.

The employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

NOTICE TO SEARCH FIRMS: Search firms must have an executed placement fee agreement with JMBM prior to submitting candidates. If a search firm without an executed placement fee agreement submits a candidate, we will not be bound by the terms of the search firm. If a search firm has a candidate that does not fit any Current Opening, please e-mail a descriptive profile of the candidate without identifying the candidate's name or contact information. We will review the profile and determine if JMBM has an interest in additional information. Thank you for your recruiting efforts on behalf of JMBM.