Environmental Litigation Attorney

Best Best & Krieger LLP (BBK)
Posted Feb 02
Full Time
Irvine, California

Best Best & Krieger LLP is a nationally recognized law firm focused on delivering effective and client-service oriented solutions to complex legal issues facing public agencies, businesses and individuals across the U.S. BB&K is proud to trace the firm's success back to the groundwork of professionalism and community service laid by its founders 135 years ago. Today, with nearly 250 attorneys in offices throughout California and in Oregon and Washington, D.C., we efficiently and meaningfully assist our clients with complex, multi-disciplinary issues and provide creative solutions.

At BB&K, we place a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to inclusiveness and collaboration. We are proud of our diverse workplace, where we respect and value our colleagues for their unique perspectives and experiences.

We have an immediate opening for an attorney with at least 6 years of environmental litigation experience handling environmental matters including water rights, water availability, water quality, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, land use and toxics litigation, including CERCLA and RCRA cases. Experience representing public agencies in these types of matters is a plus. Ideal candidates should have experience assisting clients in environmental matters involving state and federal environmental laws, including laws regulating hazardous and solid waste, water, air and endangered species, and permitting. Candidates should have experience drafting pleadings/motions, drafting and responding to written discovery, managing document discovery, taking/defending depositions, and arguing motions. This position may be remote but the attorney is expected to travel to attend court appearances and client meetings as necessary. Candidates must be admitted to practice in California.

Best Best & Krieger is an equal opportunity employer.