Attorney Positions

Weintraub Tobin is an innovative provider of sophisticated legal services to dynamic businesses and business owners, individuals, emerging companies, and nonprofits. From locations in Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, more than 70 attorneys assist clients throughout California with business and litigation needs, including corporate law, finance and tax law, labor and employment, real estate, intellectual property, entertainment, and digital media. We maintain our leadership position by creating a value-added, trust-based relationship with our clients, supporting our local communities, and developing deep subject-matter expertise.  We offer a supportive and collegial environment where individual contributions are recognized and celebrated, and hard work is balanced with personal fulfillment and responsibilities.

We believe in succeeding as a law firm while maintaining a high quality of life for our employees. Through reasonable workload expectations, our associates have the opportunity to produce excellent work for our clients while maintaining a fulfilling personal life.

Shareholder-level lateral candidates may contact our Managing Shareholder confidentially by clicking here.


 

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – SACRAMENTO

The Firm’s Sacramento office is seeking a full-time Labor and Employment Litigation Associate with four to six years of substantive employment litigation experience. This opportunity will allow the associate to take charge of their cases and directly participate in case strategy and client-relations, rather than serve as a mere cog in the wheel of a large litigation team.  If you are a self-motivated employment litigator and would like to take your career to the next level, we’d like to talk to you.

Our Labor and Employment practice group advises employers in every aspect of traditional employment and labor law from preventative employment counseling to all types of employment disputes and litigation. Our attorneys provide counseling on various matters including, but limited to hiring, wage and hour, discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment prevention, COVID-19 compliance, and statutes such as FEHA, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA and others. The practice group has had marked success in defending employers, often winning summary judgment or other pre-trial dismissals.  The Firm’s trial record is equally distinguished.

Weintraub Tobin offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to filling out this form.

CORPORATE ASSOCIATE – SACRAMENTO

The Firm’s Sacramento office is seeking a full-time Corporate Associate with 3 or more years of general corporate experience in corporate and business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, purchases and sales, financing arrangements and complex commercial agreements.  Candidates should have exceptional research, writing, and analytical skills and a strong academic record.

Weintraub Tobin’s Corporate practice group provides comprehensive legal services for a considerable array of companies and is committed to partnering with clients through each stage of the client’s growth process – from formation to raising capital, to major liquidity events. They provide representation in a broad range of business acquisitions, sales, and reorganizations, and representing both buyers and sellers.  When specialized legal assistance is required, Weintraub Tobin provides comprehensive representation from the Firm’s various practice groups including real estate and tax planning.

Associates at Weintraub have the opportunity to grow their skills and practices by working on a wide range of corporate matters for companies of all sizes with varied needs. Our associates acquire deep industry experience by working closely with shareholders and senior attorneys to provide services for long-term clients in the manufacturing, real estate, agribusiness, banking, renewable energy, and technology sectors.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to filling out this form.

LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – SAN FRANCISCO

The Firm’s San Francisco office is seeking a full-time Litigation Associate with three to six years of substantive general litigation experience including experience with dispositive motions, discovery, and exceptional research, writing, and analytical skills.
Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to filling out this form. Writing samples should demonstrate a high level of analysis such as a demurrer or summary judgment.

TRUSTS AND ESTATES LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – SACRAMENTO

Weintraub Tobin’s Trusts and Estates (T&E) Group focuses on clients’ personal concerns, as well as their estate planning, tax, and litigation goals. Our estate planners have extensive experience with designing and implementing sophisticated estate, valuation, and philanthropic planning techniques and work with clients to integrate their business succession planning and retirement planning. Our T&E group is also well-recognized for its probate, trust, and conservatorship administration and litigation services. They represent beneficiaries, executors, corporate, and individual trustees, as well as licensed professional fiduciaries. In addition, our T&E litigators have extensive experience with litigating a wide range of T&E disputes, including challenging and defending the validity of wills and trusts, seeking and defending fiduciary removal, breach of fiduciary duty claims, elder financial abuse claims, conservatorships, and other contested and uncontested matters involving the administration of trusts and estates. Our T&E litigators also have extensive experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution including mediation and arbitration.
Our Sacramento T&E Group is actively recruiting for a 3rd to 5th year Litigation Associate. Trusts and estates litigation experience required. Candidate must possess strong legal analysis and writing skills. Deposition and court appearance experience are a plus.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to filling out this form.


LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – SACRAMENTO

Weintraub Tobin’s Sacramento office is seeking a full-time Litigation Associate with three to six years of general litigation experience including dispositive motions and discovery. Real estate litigation experience is highly desired. Candidates should have exceptional research, writing, and analytical skills and a strong academic record.

Weintraub Tobin’s Litigation practice group assists clients with the broad array of matters that can arise in all aspects of conducting business, including management disputes, operations, and intellectual property, as well as growth or expansion, sale, or transition of a business.

Associates at Weintraub have the opportunity to grow their skills and practices by working on a wide range of litigation matters for companies of all sizes with varied litigation needs. Our associates acquire deep industry experience by working closely with shareholders to provide services for long-term clients in the manufacturing, real estate, agribusiness, banking, renewable energy, technology and hospitality sectors.

Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to filling out this form. Writing samples should demonstrate a high level of analysis such as a demurrer or summary judgment.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Firm is an equal opportunity employer. It is Firm policy to provide equal opportunities to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, genetics, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. It is the intent of the Firm to comply with all applicable federal and state laws with respect to fair employment practices. The Firm will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with a known disability or medical condition or for an employee’s religious beliefs provided the accommodation does not cause undue hardship to the Firm. Any applicant or employee with a qualifying disability or medical condition, or a religious practice, that requires an accommodation in order for the employee to perform the essential function of his or her job, should contact Human Resources to discuss it further so the Firm can determine if a reasonable accommodation exists and can be provided.

Note: If an applicant accepts an offer from the Firm, all confirmed new hires must comply with the Firm’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.  Further information about the policy is available to qualified candidates upon request.

 

 


FAQs

1. Do you rotate associates from one practice area to another?

No. We assign associates to one practice area depending on their background and previous work experience. We believe that it is beneficial to new associates to thoroughly learn one area and develop a mentor relationship with senior attorneys.

2. Do you have an in-house library?

Yes. Our Firm has an extensive on-site library. Our library contains up-to-date resources containing substantive legal and business information, including Lexis Nexis, to assist our attorneys in determining their clients’ best course of action.

3. Do you perform pro-bono services?

Yes. Our attorneys are committed to our community and show that commitment through the donation of their time and talent.

4. What is your billable hour requirement for associates?

We require 150 billable hours per month for a total of 1800 billable hours a year.

5. What is the shareholder track?

We have a two-tier seven-year (minimum) shareholder track which includes Income Shareholder and Equity Shareholder tiers.  When hiring associates, we strive to select those whom we believe have the potential to become our future Shareholders.

6. What percentage of shareholders are women?

In the year 2010, women accounted for 20 percent of the Shareholders. As of 2019, women account for 25 percent of the Shareholders.

7. How will my performance be evaluated?

Associates are evaluated annually in quarter one by the Shareholders and Senior Attorneys for whom they have done a substantial amount of work over the prior 12 months.  Associates are evaluated in several core competencies including, but not limited to, written and oral communication, research and analytical abilities, client management, client relations and business development. Cash receipts and billable hours are also factors in the overall review process.

8. What are some of the Firm’s social activities?

We believe people who enjoy working together work well together and ultimately share the same mission to make the Firm a profitable and happy and healthy workplace.  Therefore, the Firm fosters a culture in which activities are organized throughout the year Firmwide and in each local office for members of the Firm to socialize outside of the normal business environment. This includes celebrating professional and personal milestones, catering breakfasts and lunches, and impromptu afternoon gatherings throughout the year.  Each office also hosts an annual holiday party in December, as well as various organized events at other times of the year.

9. Does the firm offer a health and wellness program?

Yes. We offer a health and wellness program as we believe strongly in a work/life balance for everyone here at the firm. Currently, our Firm provides all its employees with a monthly wellness allowance, which can be applied to a gym membership, personal trainer and/or group exercise classes.