Career Resources

Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative's (BERC) Career Guide for Energy, Climate and CleanTech Law

While the fields of energy, climate change and clean technology have expanded dramatically in recent years, the legal landscape of those practice areas remains very unclear to interested law students. We want students to seek out the jobs best suited for them, and would like to help employers target the most motivated new lawyers for this area of practice.  To view the guide, click here.


Roles, Responsibilities & Agencies for Environmental Attorneys in Government

To see a brief guide of the opportunities available for environmental attorneys interested in the government sector, click here.


Jobs Our Alumni Have Held

9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Abengoa Solar
ACLU of Northern California
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Alameda County District Attorney's Office
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis
Alliance for Justice
Alston + Bird
Altshuler Berzon Nussbaum Rubin & Demain
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Angeles University Foundation
Arnold & Porter
Ashburn & Mason
Asian American Pacific Legal Center
Baker & McKenzie
Baker Botts
Bay Area Legal Aid
Bennett Jones
Beveridge & Diamond
Bingham McCutchen
Blake Cassels & Graydon
BNG Advocates and Associates
Boies Schiller & Flexner
Brigham & Womens Hospital
Bryan Cave
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
Caldwell Flores Winters
California Rural Legal Assistance
Capital Markets & Banking
Carey y Cia
Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services
Celenian Capital
CF Industries
Chadbourne & Parke
Chambers of Hon. Lawrence Karlton
Chien Yeh Law Offices
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Clyde & Co US
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass
Contra Costa Public Defender
Cooley Godward Kronish
Covington & Burling
Cox Castle & Nicholson
Cravath Swaine & Moore
Davis Cowell & Bowe
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Davis Wright Tremaine
De Castro & Cagampang Law Offices
Debevoise & Plimpton
Department of Justice - ENRD
Deshpande Foundation
Dewey & LeBoeuf
DLA Piper
Donahue Gallagher Woods
Downey Brand
East Bay Community Law Center
Ellman Burke Hoffman & Johnson
Equal Justice Intiative
Estiduo Ferrero
Evergreen Law Group
Farella Braun + Martel
Federal Defenders of San Diego
Federal Trade Commission
Fenwick & West
Fiebimger Polak Leon & Partner
Fish & Richardson
Foley & Lardner
Folger Levin & Kahn
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Friedemann Goldberg
Fulbright & Jaworski
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs & Shapiro
Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard & Shapiro
Goodwin Procter
Greene Radovsky Maloney Share & Hennigh
Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villenueve Franklin & Hachigian
Hadsell Stormer Keeny Richardson & Renick
Hanson Bridgett
Hawkins & Parnell
High Court of American Samoa
Homburger AG
Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin
Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Insight Collaborative
Inventus Law
Irell & Manella
Jenner & Block
Johanson Berenson
Jones Day
Jun He Law Offices
Justice Now
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Keller Fishback & Jackson
Kendall, Brill & Klieger
Kern County Public Defender
Kilpatrick Stockton
King & Spalding
Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis
Klasko Rulon Stock & Seltzer
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Lang Richert & Patch
Larrain y Asociados
Latham & Watkins
Law Office of Donna Brorby
Law Office of Janelle Orsi
Law Office of Mei-Jung Huang
Law Offices of Lawrence Organ
Law Offices of Paul Delano Wolf
Legal Aid Society
Lenz & Staehelin
Lewis & Roca
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Lewis Feinberg Lee Renaker & Jackson
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Lincoln Law
Littler Mendelson
Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office
Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps
Major League Baseball
Manatt Phelps & Phillips
Mastagni et al
Mayer Brown
McCormick Barstow Sheppard Wayte & Carruth
McDermott Will & Emery
McDonald Carano Wilson
Mehri & Skalet
Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo
Morgan Lewis
Morgenthaler Ventures
Morrison & Foerster
Munger Tolles & Olson
National Institute of Health
Nation's Foodservice
Natural Resources Defense Council
New York County District Attorney's Office.
Ninth Circuit
Nishimura & Asahi
Nixon Peabody
Office of Chief Counsel IRS
Office of Chief Counsel, IRS
Office of Public Defender
Office of the San Diego County District Attorney
Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners
O'Melveny & Myers
Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly
Oregon Department of Justice
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Park Vaughan & Fleming
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
Paul Hastings
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Peace Corps
Perkins Coie
Philanthropist Boutique
Philippi, Yrarrazaval, Pulido & Brunner
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Prison Law Office
Proskauer Rose
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges
Ratto Law Firm
Reed Smith
Ropes & Gray
Rosen Bien & Galvan
Rosen, Bien & Galvan
Rossmann & Moore
San Francisco District Attorney
San Francisco District, Army Corps of Engineers
San Francisco Superior Court
Schiff Hardin
Schulte Roth & Zabel
Sedgwick Detert Moran & Arnold
Severson & Werson
Seyfarth Shaw
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Shin & Kim
Shook Hardy & Bacon
Sideman & Bancroft
Sidley Austin
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
Squire Sanders & Dempsey
SSA Office of the General Counsel
Stoel Rives
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Sullivan & Cromwell
Superior Court of San Francisco
Thailand Office of the Judiciary
Thammasat University
The Bronx Defenders
The Honorable Harry Pregerson, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
The Honorable José A. Fusté, District Court Puerto Rico
The Honorable Robert W Gettleman
The Honorable Valerie B Fairbank, U.S. District Court
The HonorableWilliam A. Fletcher U.S. Court of Appeals
The/Honorable Joseph Murphy
Thompson & Knight
U.S. - China Law Counsel
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Federal Court.
Under Secretariat for Foreign Trade
United States Army
United States Coast Guard Academy
United States Department of Transportation
University of Amsterdam
University of California, Berkeley
University of Michigan
US Bankruptcy Court
USCIS Los Angeles Asylum Office
Van Pelt Yi & James
Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger
War Crimes Studies Center
Weaver Austin Villeneuve
Weil Gotshal & Manges
Williams & Connolly
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Winston & Strawn
Woodburn and Wedge
World Arbitration and Mediation Review
Yoon Yang Kim Shin & Yu