Attorney Positions

Weinberg, Roger and Rosenfeld (3 positions) – Emeryville

Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld (WRR) is the largest law firm in the country dedicated to representing unions, working people, and employee benefit plans. At WRR, we value diversity among our employees because we represent labor unions and their diverse members in both the public and private sectors. WRR has developed expertise necessary to protect Labor’s rights to health benefits and a dignified retirement. The firm has offices in Emeryville, Los Angeles, and Sacramento, California and Honolulu, Hawaii. Clients include international, state-level, and local unions representing virtually every unionized sector.

WRR strives for work-life balance and offers an excellent benefits package including pension, medical, dental, and vision coverage, flexible spending, and retirement savings plans. All positions are currently remote due to the COVID 19-pandemic.

Our Emeryville office is BART accessible.

Public Works – 1 position

WRR is looking for a labor, litigation, and policy attorney to join its Public Works practice group, to work on contract negotiation, competitive bidding, fair contracting, and prevailing wage matters, as well as legislative initiatives. This position involves significant case-handling responsibilities, contract negotiation, legislative drafting, client counseling, and litigation practice. There will also be opportunities to conduct arbitrations and appear before administrative agencies. Applicants must possess exemplary research, writing and analytical skills. Experience with public works, the building trades, or administrative law is helpful but not required. Admission to the California bar is required. Current 3Ls, recent law graduates, and experienced attorneys will be considered.

Litigation – 2 positions

WRR is looking for two litigation attorneys to work on traditional labor and litigation matters. This may include wage and hour class actions, harassment and discrimination litigation, and employee benefits litigation. Candidate must be committed to the principle that working people are entitled to the best of legal representation in an economy and social system that was not designed with them in mind. Duties include all stages of litigation, union staff and steward trainings, advice to union representatives and officers, as well as appearances in arbitration and before various administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). Applicants should have at least 1 year of relevant experience, be detail-oriented and possess exemplary research, writing and analytical skills. Admission to the California bar is required; judicial clerkship is a plus.

To Apply:
Send a cover letter specifying the position(s) for which you are applying and resume to:
Ken Margolies, Margolies, Potterton and Associates, Union Search, LLC
kam47@cornell.edu
Confidential calls accepted at (845) 499-6636.