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Bryan Cave LLP
San Francisco, California

Bryan Cave challenges the best to do the best. It's what our clients expect. It's what we deliver. We seek bright, well-rounded leaders, whose top-tier grades from premier law schools as well as professional experience and community activities demonstrate an ability to handle an innovative, diverse, ever-changing, and sophisticated practice.

Bryan Cave is a global law firm with approximately 1,000 highly skilled lawyers in 26 offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The Firm represents publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, emerging companies, nonprofit and community organizations, government entities, and individuals. With a foundation based on enduring client relationships, deep and diverse legal experience, industry-shaping innovation and a collaborative culture, Bryan Cave’s transaction, litigation and regulatory practice serves clients in key business and financial markets. If you seek a true professional's life with a premier, global law firm, then join our 144-year tradition of providing the best possible legal representation to further our clients’ interests. Whether we are working on a multibillion dollar deal, a multimillion dollar dispute or a pro bono matter, at the heart of everything we do is a set of core values that defines who we are and pushes us to become a better version of ourselves.

We encourage our associates to seek out responsibility early on, and in return we will provide you with the freedom to test your skills through opportunities to work for high-profile clients and senior partners located around the world. Show us your commitment to client service and professional development, and we'll reward you with the surest evidence of your success: ever-increasing opportunities to work on the most complex and engaging national and international cases and rapid professional development.

To assist you in your career development, the Firm is devoted to associate training and professional development. Throughout the course of the year, associates can expect to participate in a number of client service group programs geared towards developing skills required for their specific practice areas, as well as in-house CLE (Continuing Legal Education) programs. To further advance our associates’ business savvy and to immerse associates in our relationship culture, the Firm hosts the Bryan Cave Business Academy, which includes interactive business simulations, team-building exercises, and programs aimed to immerse associates in the business of law. Additionally, the Firm hosts a New Associate Conference for the newest lawyers, a Trial Advocacy program for litigation associates, and a Corporate & Transactional boot camp. These training series are complimented by our mentor programs, through which associates have an opportunity to nurture ongoing relationships with partners.

Lawyers in the San Francisco office provide a diverse base of local, national and international clients with services in areas such as litigation, intellectual property, business and technology, labor and employment, real estate and banking, media, antitrust and first amendment. Our growing San Francisco office provides associates with substantive legal experience, case responsibilities and professional growth opportunities early in their career. We work to give back to the community and value community service, pro bono representation, diversity and civic participation.

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Contact Information

560 Mission Street
25th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105
United States

Hiring Attorney:
Mr. Robert A. Padway

Hiring Attorney:
Ms. Tracy M. Talbot

Recruiting Contact:
Ms. Sheryl Jones
Legal Recruiting and Development Manager
Three Embarcadero Center
Seventh Floor
San Francisco, California (CA) 94111-4070
United States

Phone: (310) 576-2303

Other Office Locations

Atlanta, Georgia - 107
Boulder, CO - 11
Charlotte, NC - 8
Chicago, Illinois - 55
Colorado Springs, CO - 12
Dallas, TX - 12
Denver, Colorado - 62
Firmwide - 943
Frankfurt - 7
Hamburg - 12
Hong Kong - 5
Irvine, California - 35
Jefferson City, MO - 4
Kansas City, Missouri - 61
London - 36
Miami, FL - 5
New York, New York - 126
Paris - 15
Phoenix, Arizona - 35
Santa Monica, California - 49
Shanghai - 3
St. Louis, Missouri - 228
Washington, District Of Columbia - 43