Abbott & Kindermann, Inc., an AV rated firm seeks a lateral attorney to help expand a preeminent California land use, public agency and environmental law practice located in Sacramento. Candidate must be highly motivated, self-sufficient and dedicated, with a solid work ethic.  A&K attorneys have been recognized for many years as leading attorneys in environmental and land use law by SuperLawyers, Best Lawyers, Sacramento Magazine and San Francisco Magazine.

The firm serves public agency and private-sector clients on land use, state and federal environmental law matters, including the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, and Clean Water Act, state and local public agency law, including land-use, Proposition 218, Brown Act, and the Public Records Act.

The successful applicant will be part of a highly regarded legal team associated with prominent clients across the state involving land use and environmental advocacy, litigation and transaction work.

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc.  has a long standing history of extensive teaching and outreach.   A new attorney is expected to contribute significantly to those ongoing marketing efforts.

Qualification Requirements:

Candidate must possess the requisite knowledge, skills and capability to accomplish the essential duties and responsibilities of the position:

  • 5 or more years relevant experience
  • Strong analytical and writing skills and academic credentials
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Ability to serve as the lead attorney on significant transactional, project advocacy or litigation matters projects
  • Experience in environmental or public agency law

How to Apply

A position at Abbott & Kindermann will enable you to develop your skills and grow professionally in a collegial, friendly working environment.  We offer robust employee benefits and strong mentorship for our associates.

To be considered for this opening, please submit a cover letter, your resume, a research-based writing sample (such as a research memo), and a persuasive writing sample.   Please send to Jeaninne Jenna-Budowich at

Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices of the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable