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Legal professionals have considerable choices when it comes to law firms. The Firm has an extraordinary track record of finding and retaining the best employees at all levels. Berliner Cohen offers its employees a truly positive work environment, and is an exceptional place to work, where attorneys and staff alike share a great working relationship, collegiality, and a strong commitment to our clients and community.

Current Openings

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter and resume to Kristin Anderson. 

Qualified applicants will be contacted. Berliner Cohen LLP is an equal opportunity employeer, noted for its congenial work environment and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package.

ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Employment Law – San Jose, CA

Berliner Cohen, one of the largest and finest law firms in San Jose, has an immediate opening in our Employment Department for an Associate Attorney with 3 + years of labor law and employment litigation experience. The ideal applicant will have counseled clients and litigated wage and hour cases, class action cases, as well as employment discrimination and wrongful termination matters in California state and federal courts, responded to administrative charges, and be familiar with wage laws, leave and compliance matters (FMLA, ADA, wage and hour), policy development, compliance training and managing pre-litigation disputes. The successful candidate will possess a strong academic background, a proven track record of strong performance, and measurable results with exceptional communication, analytical, and writing skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only. No, recruiters, please. 

TRANSACTIONAL AND REAL ESTATE ASSOCIATE – MODESTO AND/OR MERCED OFFICES

Berliner Cohen, LLP seeks a Transactional and Real Estate Associate for its Modesto and/or Merced offices. The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of experience in business transactional matters, including demonstrated experience in drafting and negotiating agreements in the areas of business formation, choice of entity, buy/sell agreements, asset acquisition/disposition, and succession business planning. This position also involves real estate work, including property acquisition/disposition, leasing, and related estate planning. Knowledge of income and estate taxation issues is also desirable.

The successful candidate will have strong local ties, a desire to live and work in the Modesto/Merced area, and possess a strong academic background, a proven track record of strong performance, and measurable results with exceptional communication, analytical, and writing skills. 

Berliner Cohen LLP is noted for its congenial work environment and provides a competitive compensation package.

Job Type: Full-time. 

BUSINESS AND TAX ASSOCIATE – SAN JOSE

Berliner Cohen, LLP is seeking a Business and Tax Associate for its San Jose location.  The candidate must have between 3-5 years of experience in sophisticated transactional business matters, including demonstrated experience in drafting and negotiating agreements in the areas of business formation, choice of entity work, buy/sell agreements, and asset acquisitions/dispositions.  This position will also involve tax research and assisting clients in tax controversy matters, so some familiarity with tax is a must.  An LL.M. in Taxation is preferred but not required.

Excellent academic credentials, analytical, writing, and communication skills are required, and a current member of the State Bar of California.

Job Type: Full-time

No, recruiters, please.

SUMMER LAW CLERK – Modesto, CA

Berliner Cohen LLP is celebrating over 50 years of success!  We are currently recruiting for a 2021 Summer Law Clerk. This is the perfect position for a law school student who has ties to the Modesto community and is looking to learn from and possibly grow with a local law firm. Excellent academic credentials, analytical, writing, and communication skills are required. Interest in litigation defense, estate planning, corporate or transactional real estate law is beneficial.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter, resume, and transcripts.

Job Type: Full-time

Local candidates only. No, recruiters, please. 

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