Senior Associate/Counsel, Land Use/CEQA Litigation

Application ends: May 18, 2026
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Job Description

AM Blue High Res

We are seeking a senior associate or senior counsel with 8+ years of CEQA litigation experience to join our expanding Land Use practice group.  These roles can be located in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Francisco.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 8+ years of experience working on CEQA litigation matters and a full spectrum of land use and natural resources matters.
  • Experience with land use due diligence, processing entitlements, and environmental review under CEQA is required.
  • Experience with natural resources, wetlands, endangered species, California Coastal Commission, BCDC, the Subdivision Map Act and/or NHPA is helpful but not required.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Candidates should be able to work in a team but also handle significant individual responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and client service.
  • A high level of academic achievement.
  • Admission to the State Bar of California.

This is an opportunity to work closely with a collaborative team of experienced land use attorneys representing developers, property owners, and investors to find client-focused solutions.

Compensation for this position will depend on factors including book of business, anticipated yearly billable hours, and experience. The anticipated base salary range for this full-time role is $295,000– $325,000 per year. Actual salary will depend upon several factors, including, but not limited to, relevant experience, job-related skills, and qualifications.


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