San Francisco has a growing economy with many health companies, financial institutions, venture capital firms, and multinational banks. Some of the most well-known companies include Twitter, Craigslist, and Gap. This makes for a prosperous job market for attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and legal staff in the areas of intellectual property, corporate & securities, patent prosecution, and corporate finance, to name a few. Some of the top firms include Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Latham & Watkins LLP, Cooley LLP, and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.
San Francisco is well known for its cool summers, eclectic mix of architecture and landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and cable cars. During your time not working you can indulge in such activities as shopping the boutiques along Fillmore Street in the Pacific Heights or the many cafes and bars that align most streets. There are also operas at the War Memorial and Performing Arts Center or the American Conservatory Theater. After you have had your fill of the multitude or museums and sports activities, there are over 220 parks and various beaches where you can relax and unwind.
With so many different legal fields to choose from in the vibrant California, legal candidates are bound to find the perfect job within the law firm.