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Northern California Attorney

McDowell Hetherington LLP, a commercial litigation firm with a nationwide practice, is seeking candidates for an experienced attorney position in its Oakland office.

Candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • A current license to practice law in California;
  • Minimum 0 to 6 years of experience;
  • An ability to run his or her own litigation matters with minimal supervision;
  • A desire to have contact with clients and build his or her own practice;
  • Outstanding legal research, writing, and advocacy skills;
  • Excellent academic credentials.

The strongest candidates will have also had a judicial clerkship, mock trial, or moot court experience; or a law license in addition to California. Compensation is competitive but dependent upon each candidate’s experience and background.

MH has offices in Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Northern California and South Florida; and diverse lawyers licensed to practice in fifteen states and the District of Columbia. Its California office focuses on complex business litigation in the first-party insurance, financial service, and energy sectors. Since the firm’s founding in 2009, MH lawyers have appeared as lead counsel in forty-nine of the fifty states and have handled appellate matters in almost every federal judicial circuit. MH provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. MH also participates in E Verify.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to