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Environmental Associate Attorney at Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP

Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell LLP


Mid Level

Denver, CO, USA

$153.000 - $180.000

05 Oct → 04 Nov


Job Description

About the Firm: Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell is a boutique law firm with a national practice focused on environmental compliance and cleanup, clean energy, real estate development and redevelopment, transportation, infrastructure, and tribal matters. The Firm has particularly extensive expertise advising public agency clients, including on some of the nation’s most complex and high-profile projects. We are a collegial and collaborative firm devoted to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients while also ensuring that attorneys and staff enjoy quality of life both within and outside of the office. We have offices in Denver, Washington, DC, New York, San Francisco, and Boston.

About the Position: The Firm seeks an associate environmental attorney with experience and interest in the range of contaminated property redevelopment issues, including environmental due diligence, negotiating purchase and sale agreements, cleanup plans, development agreements and environmental insurance policies, obtaining Brownfield grants and state tax credits, severed mineral interests, mine reclamation, and professional service and construction contracting. Working directly with partners and clients, you will be uniquely positioned to have a significant impact from day one while also building valuable experience for the long term.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • At least 4 years relevant experience in environmental compliance and cleanup matters

  • Outstanding writing skills, and ability to interact well with clients

  • Strong record of academic excellence and leadership

  • Admission to practice in Colorado

  • Law degree from an accredited law school

  • Excellent judgment and ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • A willingness to accept responsibility and provide high quality legal services

  • Location in or willingness to relocate to Denver

  • A shared commitment to the Firm’s values with respect to equity, diversity and inclusion; mutual respect and collegiality; and uncompromising high-quality work product

  • A collegial, team-focused approach to the practice of law

  • Real estate, finance, construction contacting and/or land use experience

  • Experience drafting and negotiating project agreements

  • An entrepreneurial mindset

Benefits/What We offer

  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Retirement plan

  • Vision insurance

How To Apply

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