Renne Public Law Group – Litigation Associate

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.

RPLG is a mission-driven firm devoted to empowering local public agencies—including
cities, counties, special districts, and joint powers authorities—to deliver critical public
services for the betterment of their communities.

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:

Job Description/Duties
Upon joining RPLG, an associate can expect to take on major case responsibility
including direct client contact, investigations, depositions, court and administrative
hearings and trial. A Senior Associate who joined us in 2019 had three trials in his first

Cases often present thorny and novel legal issues. Many involve challenging questions
of state and federal constitutional and statutory law. Below is a sample of matters:
• On behalf of a county, the firm defended an industry challenge to a citizen
initiative that presented questions of void for vagueness, federal preemption, and
other issues.
• On behalf of a public skilled nursing facility, RPLG defended claims in state court
of whistleblower retaliation arising out of the facility’s efforts to improve services
to its residents and obtained a complete defense verdict.
• On behalf of various public entities, the firm is litigating cutting edge issues
regarding application of the state and federal contracts clauses, including a case
pending in the California Supreme Court.
• The firm has joined with other attorneys to sue opioid manufacturers and large
technology companies over their corporate practices.

Job Criteria
We are looking for litigators with demonstrated academic success, and one (1) to three
(3) years of experience working on all aspects of litigation including written discovery,
depositions, motion practice and trial work, to join the firm’s growing practice in the
federal and state courts throughout California. Experience in labor and employment law,
public sector law and appeals is a plus. The ideal candidate is a proven leader that is
courageous and collaborative with excellent communication skills. A candidate looking
to make a difference and jump right in is desired.

Salary Range/Hourly Rate
$140,000 to $180,000

Other Benefits and Perks
The salary range for this position is $140,000 to $180,000. 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