Attorney Careers

Attorney applicants should email cover letters, resumes, and writing samples to April Van Wye, Chief Administrative Officer, at  Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Law Attorney - Mountain View

Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP is seeking an attorney dedicated to the practice of representing public school districts for its Mountain View (Santa Clara County) office.  We are seeking an attorney with experience in municipal and/or education law, with experience in school district labor, employment, litigation and charter school oversight preferred.  We are looking for a motivated, ambitious, self-starter committed to practicing law and serving public school district clients at the highest level.   Superior writing, research, analytical, and courtroom advocacy skills preferred, along with an unmitigated work ethic.

Insurance Litigation Associate - Los Angeles

Burke, Williams & Sorensen is seeking a skilled associate attorney for its Los Angeles office to join its Insurance (Litigation) Practice Group.  Excellent writing, research and analytical skills required.  3-5 years’ experience.  Past ERISA and first-party insurance work a plus.

Litigation Associate - Los Angeles (General or Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability, Eminent Domain)

Burke, Williams & Sorensen is seeking a 3+ year associate attorney with experience in general or commercial litigation to join the Litigation Practice Group in the firm’s Los Angeles office.  Prior experience in professional liability or eminent domain preferred.  Excellent writing, research and analytical skill required.

Litigation Attorney - Orange County

Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP is seeking  a skilled and motivated litigation associate with a minimum of 4+ years of experience.  Strong law and motion skills are required.  Experience in real estate, foreclosures and/or bankruptcy is preferred.   Must have stellar writing skills, attention to detail, strong work ethic, and motivation to serve clients at the highest level. 

Senior Public Law Attorney - Oakland (General Municipal Law, Real Estate, Transactions)

Burke is seeking a senior attorney with 5+ years of significant experience in representing public agencies in California, 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.