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Current Openings

Contract Opportunities



Alterna Legal is always looking for qualified language professionals to provide Translation, Interpretation, and other Linguist Services to support client needs. Ideal candidates will have a solid legal background with a JD, document review experience a plus.  Specifically we are looking for fluency in Spanish, French, and Japanese.  Please email your resume and cover letter to

Permanent Opportunities

Litigation Sectretary


Our client is an international law firm looking for a Litigation Secretary to support the OMP of their Silicon Valley office. Ideal candidate will have an IP litigation background with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail imperative. Experience with federal and state courts, e-filing, and docketing required. Must be able to multi-task, prioritize effectively, possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) and be a team player. Excellent typing (90 wpm) and proficiency in Word 2010, Excel and PowerPoint required. This is a temp-to-perm position. Please email your resume and cover letter to

Litigation Paralegal 


Our client is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to support their in-house litigation team. Client is a technology and software company with a fantastic working environment based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Candidate will have strong litigation background including working with subpoenas, litigation hold requests, and all phases of the discovery process; and solid understanding of the EDRM Stages and working knowledge of e-Discovery tools (Relativity and EnCase).  Other Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree, Paralegal certificate, or equivalent litigation experience; 5-7 years relevant experience in a legal department or law firm, litigation experience required; Excellent communication, interpersonal, and project management skills; Demonstrated attention to detail and problem-solving ability; Sound judgment and excellent analytical and organizational skills, including the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects. Please email your resume and cover letter to

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer 


Our client is actively recruiting for a General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer. Our client is an emerging HRO in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in contingent workforce management solutions.  This position will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and updating all compliance, legal, and HR policies in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws. Excellent opportunity to shine as a thought leader and subject matter expert as this will be a critical, strategic, and public role within the organization as well as in the HRO space.  Required background includes:  Law Degree and active California Bar License; Expert knowledge of current employment labor laws (federal and state) and related issues (i.e., ADA, OSHA, Workers Compensation, EEO, FMLA, etc.); Eight years minimum of labor law with independent contractor compliance experience; Prior background in a government agency role, corporate legal/HR role a plus; Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  The role will assume responsibility for the compliance department and report directly to the CEO.  Please email your resume and cover letter to