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Current Opportunities

Murphy Austin is one of the top firms in Sacramento and one of the firms people look to first when searching for employment.

Transactional Real Estate Associate

The Real Estate Team at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, located in Sacramento and one of the premier Real Estate practices in California, works on significant and complex commercial real estate and business transactions throughout California. We are looking for an associate attorney to join our group. The successful candidate will have 2 - 5 years of transactional legal experience in real estate or business and a proven record of high academic achievement. He or she will also have a strong understanding of client customer service and commitment to meeting client expectations and deadlines with high-quality work product. This person will have the skills to determine the steps necessary to complete a project, and follow through on completing those steps. This person will move quickly and efficiently between multiple projects, and enjoy working in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding writing and analytical skills are required for this position.

Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefits package, an associate bonus package, a professional development program, and a mentoring program. We request that exceptionally well-qualified candidates send a resume, a law school transcript, and writing sample(s) that demonstrate your writing from a transaction, not to exceed 5 pages each (suggested writing samples: a contract, letter, email, client-advisory, or a redline showing the changes made to a contract provision) to:  realestate@murphyaustin.com.

Business Law/Corporate Associate

The Corporate and Business Team at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, located in Downtown Sacramento, works on interesting, meaningful and complex business sales, acquisitions, mergers, restructurings, start-ups, and tax, contract, and business transactions throughout California. We are looking for an associate attorney to join our growing practice group. The successful candidate will have 1-5 years of corporate and business legal experience and a proven record of high academic achievement and will be licensed with the California Bar.

A strong candidate will understand client service and our commitment to meeting expectations and deadlines with high-quality work product.  A strong candidate will also have the ability to thoughtfully weigh the pros and cons before making decisions.   We are looking for a logical-thinking, project-oriented attorney to assist in transactions from beginning to end.  Excellent interpersonal, writing and analytical skills are required. The attorney can expect to work with and alongside partners, associates and paralegals in a team environment.

The candidate should be capable of drafting and reviewing entity formation documents, corporate resolutions, basic contract terms and letters with minimal supervision. With guidance and feedback (particularly on unique aspects of a transaction) the candidate should be capable of reviewing and drafting purchase and sale agreements, LLC operating agreements and similar documents. Tax or accounting knowledge is a plus, but not required.

Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefits package, an associate bonus plan, a professional development program, and a mentoring program. We request that exceptionally well-qualified candidates send a resume, a law school transcript, and writing sample(s), not to exceed 5 pages each (suggested writing samples: a contract, letter, significant email, client-advisory, or a redline showing the changes made to a contract provision) to jstone@murphyaustin.com.  All confidential information should be redacted from any writing sample.

Litigation Associate

The Construction Law Team at Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, located in Sacramento and one of the premier construction litigation practices in California, works on significant and complex construction matters throughout California. We are looking for an associate attorney to join our team with civil litigation experience and a proven record of high academic achievement. He or she will also have a strong understanding of client customer service, a commitment to meeting client expectations and deadlines with high-quality work product, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, team environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and outstanding writing and analytical skills are required for this position. The candidate must also have substantial experience drafting pleadings, drafting and responding to discovery, legal research and motion practice. Construction law experience is desired, but not essential.

Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefits package, an associate bonus package, a professional development program, and a mentoring program. We request that exceptionally well- qualified candidates send a resume, a law school transcript, and writing sample(s) that demonstrate your writing to: Joelle Stone at jstone@murphyaustin.com.

Experienced Litigation Secretary

Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP is looking for a qualified secretarial candidate with five+ years of solid litigation experience.  Construction litigation and/or Labor and Employment experience is preferred.

The successful candidate must be able to manage a busy desk in a fast-paced, professional environment and enjoy working as part of a team as well as be able to work independently. A commitment to excellent client service is invaluable. 

Top-notch computer skills and aptitude are additionally required.  Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and iManage are a plus.  In addition, the successful candidate must also be able and willing to learn other software systems that support a document intensive practice.

Murphy Austin offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Highly organized, skilled, detail-oriented, and motivated applicants should submit resumes to:  Trish Hughes Kreis, Firm Administrator, thkreis@murphyaustin.com.

Contact Us

Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP
J. Scott Alexander, Managing Partner

555 Capitol Mall, Suite 850
Sacramento, CA 95814

916/446-2300

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