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About the Office

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is an innovative, nationally-recognized municipal law office working to protect and advance the rights and interests of the City and County of San Francisco and its residents.  With just over 300 talented, dedicated, and diverse employees, the Office provides exceptional legal services to the City’s Mayor, Board of Supervisors, officials, and departments.  Our work empowers City leaders with effective, responsive and creative legal solutions and representation so they can deliver critical public services and our affirmative advocacy enhances the lives and wellbeing of San Francisco’s residents and visitors.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Office recognizes that diversity in the backgrounds, ideas and lived experiences of our employees enriches our workplace and enhances our work.  We aspire to recruit, employ, retain and promote capable individuals representing the full spectrum of our community, and welcome all candidates, including candidates of any race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age and candidates with disabilities.  We have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come and stay, and where employees feel welcomed, engaged and valued for their work and contributions to the Office and the City.  To learn more about the Office’s efforts to provide a welcoming, diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace please click here.

Current Opportunities

Deputy City Attorney, Airport Team

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a qualified and motivated attorney to join its Airport Team.

The Airport Team is a collaborative and dynamic group of seven attorneys and one legal secretary. The Team functions as in-house legal counsel to the Airport, which is an enterprise department of the City and County of San Francisco responsible for the management and operation of the Airport. The Airport has an annual operating budget of over $1 billion and a workforce of over 1,600 employees. The Team is located at the Airport.

If you are interested in the position, more information about the job and application process is available here.

Deputy City Attorney, Worker Protection Team

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is looking for a qualified and motivated attorney to join its Worker Protection Team.

The mission of the newly-established Worker Protection Team is to protect the rights of workers in San Francisco and California with an emphasis on combatting systemic business practices that exploit marginalized workers. Building on the Office’s longstanding leadership in affirmative litigation, the Worker Protection Team investigates and litigates instances of wage theft, employee misclassification, and other abusive workplace practices. The Worker Protection Team also advises and supports the City’s Office of Labor Standards Enforcement, which enforces more than two dozen local workplace protection ordinances, including ordinances that establish rights to a minimum wage, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, and healthcare benefits.

This is the first deputy position on the Team and the candidate will work in collaboration with a Team Leader, support staff, and other attorneys in the Office.

If you are interested in the position, more information about the job and application process is available here.

Applying

Prospective candidates for all city government positions—including the City Attorney’s Office—are encouraged to visit the “Job Seekers” section of the S.F. Department of Human Resources’ website to learn more about employment with the City and County of San Francisco.

The City and the Office are committed to the health and safety of our employees. Under the City’s Vaccination Policy, all City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. For details on how this condition applies to your employment, please visit, https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/Job-Opportunities/COE-COVID-19-Vaccination-Requirements.pdf.