Attorney Careers

Attorney applicants should email resumes to April Van Wye, Chief Administrative Officer, at Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP,

General Municipal Law, Real Estate, Transactions - Oakland

Burke, Williams & Sorensen is seeking a skilled and motivated senior attorney for our Oakland office with 5+ years of significant experience in representing public agencies, cities preferred.  Candidates must have attended city council, planning commission, and similar board and commission meetings, drafted ordinances and resolutions, performed legal research, reviewed and drafted contracts, and have familiarity with land use, environmental, and economic development matters.  Must have experience advising senior staff and councilmembers regarding conflicts of interest, Brown Act, and Public Records Act issues.  EOE.  Qualified applicants, please email cover letter and resumé.

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Senior Construction Law Attorney - Oakland

Burke, Williams & Sorensen’s well-established construction law practice group is seeking to employ an experienced construction law attorney with significant experience in drafting construction documents and construction related commercial law contracts.  Experience in public contracting desired, but not a requirement. Experience in commercial or construction financing both public and private desired.  Work will include drafting construction and commercial terms and conditions, bond forms, invitations to bid, procurement of professional services as well as related documentation.   Experience in construction law dispute resolution, public and private, desired but not a requisite.  Salary commensurate with background and experience.  EOE.  Qualified applicants, please email cover letter and resume.

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