Staff Attorney (0 - 4 Years' Experience)


UNITE HERE Local 11, a progressive, movement-based labor union working to improve labor standards in the hospitality sector, seeks a Staff Attorney with zero (0) to four (4) years’ experience to join our legal team. The Staff Attorney will be responsible for developing and implementing creative legal strategies to help workers organize and win better working conditions and benefits, and will work with integrated teams of organizers, researchers, and communicators to advance the Union’s campaigns. Primary job responsibilities include investigating, developing, and litigating cases involving non-union workplaces, both in court and before administrative agencies; representing the Union in mediations, arbitral hearings, and assisting in the collective bargaining process; advising staff and leadership on campaign strategies and tactics, including the exercise of constitutional free speech rights; and developing and advocating for local and state laws to benefit workers in areas such as improving wages, ensuring race and gender pay equity, and preventing sexual harassment and assault. J.D. and membership (or pending application) in the State Bar of California is required.

Spanish language fluency desired. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject title “Staff Attorney Position,” or by mail, Legal Department, UNITE HERE Local 11, 464 Lucas Avenue, Suite 201, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

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