Overview

Rutan & Tucker LLP is one of California’s leading law firms, with more than 140 attorneys in offices in Orange County and Palo Alto. Our practice is divided broadly into two primary areas: business (Corporate, Litigation, Employment, Real Estate, Tax, IP/Tech, Financial Practices, International Law, Estates and Trusts, and Mediation) and government (Municipal Law and Redevelopment). 

Our business clients range from large multinational corporations to technology start-ups. Our government clients include many California cities and government entities. 

We are headquartered in the Orange County city of Costa Mesa, in the heart of Southern California’s Tech Coast. Our recently remodeled offices offer state-of-the-art workplace design and technology, and are just minutes from some of Southern California’s best beaches and shopping and a short drive from the desert resort communities and local mountains. Our Palo Alto office is located at the hub of the Silicon Valley business community. To put it simply, we offer our professionals an exciting and challenging practice in two of the greatest places in the world to live. 

We are dedicated to the belief that the practice of law is a profession, not just a business. We have a strong tradition of service and dedication to our clients, and we believe that clients are ill-served by law firms that treat professional services as a commodity, and who define professional growth and development in terms of billable hours. Our growing list of clients suggests that we are not alone in this belief. 

At Rutan & Tucker, being a professional means working hard, but it also means maintaining a sense of balance. That means taking time for our communities, our families, and ourselves. We are an equal opportunity employer, and are proud of the diversity of our workforce. 

 

Several Rutan & Tucker attorneys 
have been selected as Southern California
Super Lawyers for 2018:
 

Clifford Frieden
Michael Hornak
Lindsay Hulley
Philip Kohn
Joel Kuperberg
Gloria Lee
Paul Marx
James Morris
Patrick Munoz
Steven Nichols
Ira Rivin
Michael Rubin
Brian Sinclair
Maria Stearns

Laterals

We offer competitive salaries and attractive benefits packages. 

We are looking for bright individuals with exceptional backgrounds who share our sense of commitment. Check out the other information on our site and find out why so many talented people come to Rutan & Tucker – and stay.

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Law Students

Our attorneys come from diverse educational and geographic backgrounds. We believe Rutan & Tucker offers excellent opportunities for successful law students and new lawyers with a strong desire for professional and personal achievement and a sincere interest in contributing to the continuing growth of one of California’s most interesting and successful law practices. 

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Staff

Click below to learn more about Rutan & Tucker’s additional staff openings. 

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