Employment & Labor Mid-Level Associate

Application ends: May 18, 2026
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Job Description

 
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We have a need for an Employment and Labor Associate in the San Francisco, CA office.

The ideal candidate will be a high performer with 3 – 4 years of experience in the following areas:

    • Employment law compliance advice and counseling
    • Litigation, specifically trade secrets and employee mobility, wrongful termination, employment discrimination and harassment, whistleblower
    • Preparation and negotiation of employment agreements, separation agreements, and other employment and personnel related contracts, policies
    • Conducting due diligence, and drafting and negotiating employment-related agreements and aspects of purchase and merger agreements in the context corporate M&A transactions
  • Outstanding research and analytical skills and strong writing skills are imperative.
  • Comfort in dealing directly with clients and the ability to effectively balance multiple projects and to be responsive to client advice and counseling requests is expected.
  • You will exercise sound legal and business knowledge in working on a broad spectrum of cases and counseling clients with respect to ongoing matters.
  • Excellent communication skills are key: ability to attentively listen, actively engage, and concisely and effectively communicate complex matters in oral and written form.
  • A strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for client matters will add to your success on our team.
  • Strong academic credentials are highly valued.
  • Bar Admission in California is required for application to the position.

Where required by law, salary ranges are stated below. Additional compensation may include a discretionary bonus, health/welfare benefits (including parental, adoption, and fertility benefits), flexible time off, and paid holidays. The range displayed is specifically for positions performed in those cities/states and may vary based on factors including but not limited to the following: market data and ranges; an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience (including class year); and, certain degrees, licensing, and certifications.

MoFo welcomes applications from 2024 outgoing judicial clerks who meet the required years of experience noted above.

San Francisco, CA annual salary range: $260,000 to $310,000

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