Renne Public Law Group – Labor and Employment Attorney

About The Company
We are Renne Public Law Group (RPLG), named by the Daily Journal as one of the Top
20 Boutique Law Firms in California. The Daily Journal has recognized our partners as
Top 100 Women Lawyers, Top 100 California Lawyers, and Top Labor & Employment
Lawyers. California Super Lawyers have recognized our attorneys as well.

Our firm was founded by Louise Renne, former San Francisco City Attorney, a pioneer of
affirmative litigation in the public interest. Our lawyers have decades of experience
litigating innovative cases. We practice public law, in the public interest, representing
public agencies all over the state in court, arbitrations and before administrative
agencies. We also regularly advise cities, counties, and special districts as special
outside counsel on labor and employment matters.

Learn more about RPLG here: https://rennepubliclawgroup.com/

Job Description/Duties
Our matters are staffed in a manner that ensures mid-level attorneys receive a
significant amount of responsibility and opportunity. To that end, you will have direct
contact with firm clients, providing advice and drafting legal memorandum for advice
matters, interviewing witnesses, and drafting reports for workplace investigations, and
having substantial autonomy in litigation matters.

A sample of the tasks you will encounter may include:
● Advising public sector and non-profit employers on personnel and employment
matters in all areas of California labor and employment laws, including
reasonable accommodation, performance management issues and disciplinary
advice.
● Defending lawsuits in state and federal court concerning race, gender, sexual
orientation, age, national origin, religion and disability discrimination claims,
harassment and retaliation claims, claims alleging failure to accommodate under
state and federal laws, wrongful discharge suits, speech and whistleblower
cases, defamation lawsuits, negligent hiring and retention claims, FLSA overtime
suits, civil service terminations, and lawsuits involving allegations that retirement
benefits and/or retiree health benefits are “vested” and not subject to change.
● Participating in all aspects of labor relations, including negotiating labor
agreements, responding to grievances, representing clients in discipline and
contract labor arbitrations, preparing position statements in response to unfair
labor practice charges and representing clients in administrative hearings before
PERB.
● Participating in workplace investigations and supporting the firm’s role as a
neutral, outside investigator, including interviewing witnesses, reviewing relevant
records, drafting investigator reports and preparing related communications to
public legislative bodies.
● Assisting clients to navigate the web of state and federal employment laws,
collectively bargained contracts, merit system rules, Constitutional issues, local
codes and ordinances, personnel rules and matters related to COVID-19.

Job Criteria
We are looking for labor and employment attorneys with demonstrated academic and
professional success, and three (3) to six (6) years’ experience to join our practice. We
are seeking candidates with: litigation experience (including written discovery, taking
depositions, motion practice and pre-trial and/or trial experience in state and federal
court); dispute resolution (pre- and post-litigation) and negotiating severance
agreements; administrative proceedings before the Public Employment Relations Board
(PERB), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the U.S. Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission(EEOC), and Department of Fair Employment and Housing
(DFEH); advising clients on reasonable accommodation, disciplinary matters; labor
relations; and experience conducting or overseeing workplace investigations.

RPLG is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive
culture. RPLG encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to
race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national
origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
applicable law. Black people, Indigenous people, people of color; lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, queer, and intersex people; women; people with disabilities, and protected
veterans are all encouraged to apply.
RPLG makes every effort to assure that its recruitment and employment provide all
qualified persons, including persons with disabilities, with full opportunities for
employment in all positions.
RPLG is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with
disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need assistance
applying online, please email resumes@publiclawgroup.com. If you are selected for an
interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an
accommodation for the interview process.

Salary Range/Hourly Rate
$160,000 to $220,000

Other Benefits and Perks
The salary range for this position is $160,000 to $220,000. Placement within this range
is dependent on experience and qualifications. The firm also offers a generous benefits
package including, but not limited to:
• Health Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• 401(k) Matching and Profit Sharing
• Hybrid Work Schedule
• FSA and Commuter Benefit Programs

Job Category: Appeals Labor and Employment Law Public Sector Law
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Francisco