At Brownstein, we pride ourselves on having the top legal minds in the industry, powerful policy knowledge and best-in-class business acumen to solve businesses' toughest challenges. Brownstein is a law and lobbying firm that has been making moves for more than 50 years to stay at the vanguard of its industry. You'll find this firm at the heart of many of the most important cases, the most significant deals and the country's most pivotal legislation. With 12 offices, 600+ employees and 300+ attorneys and policy professionals nationwide, we're committed to creating strong relationships with not only our clients, but with each other and our communities.

We are nationally recognized practitioners across the fields of energy, water, waste, land use and infrastructure. We are former leaders at top environmental agencies and former senior congressional staff. We are experienced attorneys from across the country with a substantial presence in the West and Washington, D.C. Together, this breadth of experience and our substantive expertise makes Brownstein uniquely qualified to help clients navigate the complex natural resources challenges they face.

Are you looking for camaraderie, collaboration and a challenge? If so, we want you at Brownstein. We are looking for a Natural Resources Associate with 2-4 years of experience in natural resources litigation, or a desire to focus one's general litigation skills to natural resources litigation. Candidates can be located in any of our California offices, which include Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Sacramento.

For this position, ideal candidates will have experience in a number of critical areas of natural resources law, including litigation and administrative proceedings, strategic water supply planning, water rights permitting and regulatory compliance, adjudications of groundwater rights and water utility concerns. The position will offer the opportunity to hone the candidate's existing understanding of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance, administrative proceedings, complex groundwater adjudications, water rights due diligence and transfers, and infrastructure development and use. The ideal candidate will also have an excellent academic record, strong writing, analytical, and public presentation skills, and the ability to work cooperatively with clients, agency officials, and the public.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample. JD required, CA bar preferred.

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck is an equal opportunity employer.