As one of California’s preeminent law firms serving public agencies, Sloan Sakai is always looking to hear from exceptional individuals interested in serving our clients.

If you are a gifted, motivated attorney or experienced public sector professional interested in opportunities with our firm, please send your resume to resumes@sloansakai.com.

Open Positions

Associate Attorney (1-3 years’ experience)

Sloan Sakai Yeung & Wong LLP is a mid-sized boutique law firm specializing in the representation of public entities throughout the state. The firm represents numerous cities, counties, special districts, universities, state agencies, joint powers authorities, and nonprofits.  Our practice areas include labor and employment law, workplace investigations, government law, transportation, and environmental matters.

The firm is considered one of the top law firms in its field and many of the firm’s attorneys are preeminent in their practice areas. The firm prides itself on providing a friendly and collaborative work environment. The firm also provides work-life flexibility by offering attorneys several billable hour options.

The firm is currently seeking an Associate for its Labor and Employment Group and Government Group. Practice areas for the Labor and Employment Group include employment litigation, arbitration, administrative proceedings, investigations, training, and providing strategic advice to clients on labor and employment matters. Practice areas for the Government Group include city attorney/general counsel services, land use law, real estate and development issues, environmental/CEQA law, litigation, constitutional law, and advising public agencies on the Brown Act, Public Records Act, sunshine legislation, and other laws governing local government decision-making and operations.

The position requires excellent academic credentials and writing skills. Legal experience in the mentioned practice areas is a significant plus, but not required.

To apply send a cover letter, references, a resume, and a writing sample to resumes@sloansakai.com. No phone calls, please.

Administrative Assistant

We are a progressive, fast paced law firm representing local agencies, other governmental employers, and non-profit organizations and advising on labor, employment, and policy issues. We are seeking a full-time administrative assistant to support attorneys working in our Berkeley office. Administrative duties include: calendaring, word processing, editing, time entry, drafting expense reports, assembling binders, fielding calls from clients, scrupulously organizing and maintaining physical and electronic files, making travel arrangements, ordering supplies, and coordinating office functions. Occasional driving is required.

This position is ideal for an energetic, organized team player with excellent people skills and a positive attitude.  The person must be enthusiastic about providing office support. At least two years of office experience is required.

Qualifications:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills; problem-solving and analytical skills; excellent work ethic and willingness to learn. The ability to produce high quality work under tight timelines, keep calm under pressure, work independently, and prioritize and keep track of multiple projects is essential. We are looking for a fast thinker who has excellent organizational and record-keeping skills, is team-oriented, and has a great sense of humor.

Must have Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) experience. A valid driver’s license is required.  Bachelor’s degree required. Must be able to lift at least 15 pounds.

This position is full time and offers full benefits. To be considered, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter describing their relevant experience, fit for this job, and salary requirements to resumes@sloansakai.com. No phone calls, please.

For more information about the firm, please visit www.sloansakai.com.