Nichols Employment Law San Francisco

Our Values Nichols Law, P.C.

  • Compassion

  • Flexibility

  • Collaboration

  • Preparedness

  • Communication

Nichols Employment Law San Francisco

Our Values

  • Communication

  • Ownership Mentality

  • Willingness to Learn and Teach

  • Preparedness

  • Flexibility

Open Positions

Nichols Law Coaching & Training

Administrative Staff

Job Descriptions

Nichols Law, founded by former large firm lawyer Sarah Nichols, is an employment law firm that represents with select employers and plaintiffs in litigation and provides employment advice, counseling, and trainings.

Senior Employment Attorney

Must love the law, be compassionate and organized.

Position: Full time with 2 days per week in-person.

Who We Are 

Founded in 2018, Nichols Law is an employment law firm helping primarily employees as they navigate issues with their employers. We are passionate about closing the wage gap for women. We have a culture that is centered on amazing service, continuous improvement, integrity, respect, outside the box thinking, adaptability and fun.

What We Do 

We work with employees to resolve their claims through negotiation and litigation.  We build consultative partnerships with our clients.  Their health and well-being through the process is a priority.  Our lawyers and staff are smart, hardworking, and resourceful. Their work and educational experiences reflect those traits. All attorneys have client contact and litigation responsibility early in their careers with us, and supervising attorneys work closely with each associate to provide supervision, support and guidance. Such support also includes a strong emphasis on training and professional education, both within and outside the firm.

Attorney Position

The ideal candidate will be expected to work comfortably with firm deadlines and help to keep clients informed as we drive their matters forward.  The role will be full-time with 2 days per week in-person as you will work both independently and on a team. You will have the opportunity to obtain career-building experience with potential for advancement and growth and will be expected to help train less experienced attorneys.

Examples of responsibilities include:

  • Executing high quality legal work efficiently
  • Communicating with clients and opposing counsel via email, phone, and in-person
  • Handling negotiations and mediations
  • Drafting, reviewing and researching briefs
  • Conducting depositions and court appearances


  • J.D. degree
  • Member of the CA state bar and in good standing
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience

What will make you successful in this position:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Tech-savvy & comfortable with Microsoft Office
  • Proactive & self-starter
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Friendly, fun, easy to work with and patient with team members and clients.
  • Open to feedback
  • Strong technical and strategic aptitude
  • Ability to independently manage own workload and meet deadlines
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Flexibility

Benefits & Compensation

  • Competitive base compensation and bonus opportunity
  • Flexible schedule and mostly working from home.
  • Gorgeous office location.
  • Generous PTO.
  • Healthcare and 401k offered
  • Our firm is an equal opportunity employer regardless of age, race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or military or veteran status.

A Note From Our Managing Attorney: 

Thanks so much for taking the time to read our listing. We are currently in a growth phase. It’s vital that we find the right person who feels comfortable with our fun yet high performing team culture as you will be interacting with clients and co-counsel, delegating work, and collaborating with a diverse team. If you’ve read our firm story, the responsibilities and success criteria and think you’d be a good match, we’d love to meet with you. Please send us your resume, the reason you are interested in the role and a writing sample. We can’t wait to meet you and show you how we do things differently.

Administrative Staff

Are you an aspiring legal assistant with a keen interest in employment law and seeking an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and training? Are you looking for an environment that values your growth and offers mentorship from a dedicated team? Whether you’re a law student seeking an internship or a recent graduate looking for legal assistant experience and eager to kickstart your legal career, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

As a legal assistant at Nichols Law, you will play a crucial role in supporting our team and assisting with client intakes and case management. This position offers hands-on learning experience, with opportunities for mentorship and professional growth. Whether you’re managing intakes or assisting with documents you will be an integral part of our collaborative team.

Responsibilities Include:

• Preparing chronologies and witness lists

• Helping attorneys preparing discovery responses and preparing for depositions

• Document management and organizing case files and exhibits

• Coordinating service and filing of documents

• Proof reading

• Client intake management


• Bachelor’s Degree

• 1-2 years of law firm experience preferred

What Will Make You Successful

• A genuine interest in employment law and advocacy for employee rights

• Ability to work independently and collaboratively

• Eagerness to learn and willingness to take on new challenges

• Strong work ethic

• High capacity for compassion and empathy

• Tech-savvy & comfortable with Microsoft Office

• Proactive & self-starter

• Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

• Friendly, patient, fun disposition

• Flexibility and openness to feedback

Benefits & Compensation:

• $25/hr.

• Flexible schedule (mostly remote work & 2 days in office)

• Gorgeous office location

• Generous PTO

• Healthcare and 401k offered

• Fitness subsidy and student loan repayment assistance

• Equal opportunity employer regardless of age, race, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or military or veteran status.

To inquire, learn more about this opportunity or to apply, contact us at [email protected]

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Contact Us

(415) 710-9116

Monday – Friday 8-6pm

75 Broadway, Ste. 202

San Francisco, CA 94111