Saber Law Group Careers

Saber is expanding!

Saber Law Group is a boutique employment law and litigation firm based in San Francisco’s financial district. Its brand of client service is in high demand, so we need to expand. Join us!

At Saber, you will find a team that values each member.

  • Diversity of expertise and backgrounds matter to the core of Saber’s work as a legal advisor to clients, but also as a community with shared values and mutual respect.
  • We have a zero-tolerance policy for harassment and discrimination of any team member.
  • We enjoy each other’s company. We frequently enjoy team lunches, dine-about-town, theater and arts, concerts, outdoor activities, community and sporting events.

Your well-being is our priority.

  • Saber is selective about the type and number of clients it chooses.
  • By design, Saber attorneys’ client portfolios are a manageable size to ensure they can devote their fullest attention to each client.
  • Clients have stayed with the same attorney for decades.

Saber expects the best and gives building blocks to the top.

  • Saber attorneys roll their sleeves up and are hands on from advice and counseling, discovery and deposition to trial.
  • Getting to know our client’s business is not just an expertise-building exercise but an intellectual stimulation.
  • Saber teams are built from the ground up to meet a client’s needs. Each legal assignment and case is an opportunity to flex their expertise and expand their industry knowledge.
  • Mentorship is in our DNA. Senior attorneys are battle-tested from board rooms to court rooms.
  • Professional development is customized to suit your needs, interests, and timelines. The pace is yours to set.

Benefits

Saber has competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid holidays and vacation, plus:

  • Flexible work schedules with telecommuting/work from home, and some in-office expectations.
  • Professional development paths to motivated and results-oriented employment and litigation attorneys.
  • Sabbatical leave

Our expertise covers all aspects of the employee-employer relationship. Our clients range from “mom and pop businesses” to Fortune 500 corporations and non-profit organizations in a wide range of industries.

Current openings

At Saber Law Group, we are committed to maintaining diversity among our team and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Employment Law Attorney

Saber is seeking seasoned employment law attorneys who enjoy working directly with clients from beginning to end on a case. If you are looking to build your own practice, and work with a team on sophisticated advice and counseling, compliance and transactional work, and litigation matters, Saber wants you.

Help us build out and strengthen our employment law practice, including:

  • compliance advice and counseling
  • audits and workplace investigations
  • preparation of employee handbooks and policies and procedures
  • harassment prevention and management training
  • representations before administrative agencies
  • defense of lawsuits ranging from single plaintiff to class and PAGA litigations arising in state and federal courts and arbitration proceedings.

If you are licensed to practice in California, have at least three to five years of experience, and are well versed in the law regarding arbitration agreements and wage and hour law, we invite you to submit your resume, cover letter and a writing sample. Compensation for this position includes an annual base salary from $165,000 to $245,000 and the possibility of earning productivity and merit-based bonuses as well as bonuses for business development. Saber Law Group offers competitive benefits and a collaborative, hybrid work environment. We look forward to meeting you!

Litigation Attorney

Are you a litigation attorney with a minimum of three years litigation/trial experience who wants a diversified practice including employment, fair housing and complex business and personal injury litigation? At Saber Law Group, you will have the opportunity to work both with our experienced litigation and trial attorneys, and to manage your own clients and cases in a dynamic and team-oriented environment.

Help us build out and strengthen our existing practice in employment litigation and complex business litigation. We defend multi-party and single plaintiff actions in state and federal court against claims involving:

  • Founder and shareholder disputes
  • Corporate dissolutions
  • Corporate and securities fraud
  • Discrimination/Harassment
  • Whistleblower retaliation/Wrongful termination
  • Labor Code violations
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Defamation
  • Invasion of privacy
  • Breach of contract
  • Business torts
  • Unfair competition
  • Consumer claims
  • Intellectual property
  • Professional negligence
  • Complex personal injury cases involving wrongful death

If you are licensed to practice in California, have at least three years of experience in litigation, and are interested in learning more about joining the Saber Law Group team, we invite you to submit your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample.

Compensation for this position includes an annual base salary from $165,000 to $245,000, the possibility of earning productivity and merit-based bonuses, and bonuses for business development. Saber Law Group offers competitive benefits and a collaborative, hybrid work environment. We look forward to meeting you!

Legal Secretary

A boutique law firm located in downtown San Francisco’s financial district is looking for a Legal Secretary to join our expanding practice! This full-time position provides direct litigation and executive assistance supporting shareholders and at least one other attorney on our litigation team. The ideal candidate should have 5+ years of working experience as a litigation legal assistant. This position offers a broad range of responsibilities requiring litigation and administrative skills. Responsibilities will include court filings, creating and editing pleadings, and litigation client file maintenance. You will also assist in maintaining all aspects of the attorneys’ practices through effective communications, prioritization, calendaring, phone coverage, records management, time entry, and coordinating meetings and travel. Strong organizational skills, high customer service focus, proficient technical skills (including WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint), and the ability to multitask are essential. The ability to be a flexible team player and work with different levels of employees, as well as clients, is a must. Working well under pressure, a professional demeanor, good judgment, self-starting, and excellent written and verbal communication skills are necessary, as well as reliability, punctuality, and good attendance. Compensation is $45-58/hour, depending on experience. This position requires two days per week in-office work, with remote work available the other three days after the initial training period. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter.

Summer Associate Program (Closed for 2024)

Saber Law Group is looking for two to three highly qualified rising 3L candidates interested in litigation and/or employment law for our Summer Program (10 weeks, June through August). In our Summer Program you will be given substantive research and writing assignments in a variety of practice areas including employment law, commercial litigation and employment advice and counseling, as well as opportunities to participate in client meetings, negotiations, court hearings, depositions, and other real-world law firm work experiences.

We believe in cultivating the talent of tomorrow. As a result, while we have a hybrid work model, Summer Associates should plan to be in office at least three days each week for mentorship and collaborating with attorneys and staff. Candidates will also be considered for part-time law clerk positions for the remainder of the school year. Those graduating candidates who have completed our Summer Program may also be considered for full time associate positions following passage of the bar examination. Summer Associates receive a $30,000 stipend paid over the course of the 10-week program. Part-time law clerks are paid an hourly rate of $70.00.

Candidates must have excellent law school and undergraduate academic credentials. Strong writing, analytical and communication skills are required. Law review, journal participation, moot court and/or demonstrated relevant employment experience are preferred. Candidates should have demonstrated connections or interest in starting their legal career in Northern California. Please submit your cover letter, resume, entire 1L and 2L first semester transcripts (unofficial is acceptable) and a brief writing sample. In your cover letter, please explain your interest in litigation and/or employment law.

We accept applications each Fall.

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Application procedure

For all positions, submit your resume with a cover letter to careers@saberlaw.com, with title of position in the Subject line.

Depending on the role, the actual base pay offered may depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.