City Attorney

City of Fremont

The City of Fremont (pop. 235,439), the fourth-largest city in the Bay Area, serves as the eastern anchor of Silicon Valley covering 92 square miles.  Fremont is a vibrant urban community with one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse populations in the Bay Area.  A general law city, Fremont has a FY 2021-22 General Fund budget of $231.4 million and 965 staff.  The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council and, with the assistance of 9 staff, serves as chief legal counsel to the City Council, commissions, and staff.

The ideal candidate will be a responsive, engaged, and skilled legal advisor with strong organizational skills and a customer-oriented mindset.  Previous success with mentoring and supporting a cohesive team is desirable. Extensive executive or senior level experience in municipal law is preferred. Candidates must possess a JD from an accredited law school and maintain active membership in the California State Bar. 

Compensation will be based upon experience and qualifications. Salary is supplemented by competitive benefits.  Visit for info and to apply by Sunday, October 10, 2021.

Suzanne Mason ·  562.631.2500
Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111