Junior/Mid-Level Associate, Environmental Litigation

Application ends: May 18, 2026
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Job Description

Shartsis Friese LLP is seeking an associate attorney with approximately three years of solid environmental litigation and counseling experience for a partnership track position in our Litigation Department. Candidates should have experience assisting clients in environmental matters involving state and federal environmental laws, including laws regulating hazardous and solid waste, water, air and endangered species, as well as California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) issues. Experience with land use litigation is a plus. Work will include environmental litigation, administrative enforcement matters, and counseling regarding environmental permitting, due diligence and compliance.

Successful candidates will have demonstrably superior legal writing skills and want to perform substantive legal work including drafting pleadings/motions, drafting and responding to written discovery, managing document discovery, taking/defending depositions, and arguing motions, in addition to counseling clients on environmental matters.

If you are not licensed or in the process of obtaining a license to practice in California, we encourage you to include a cover letter that includes your plans to become licensed in California.


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