The firm considers and hires lateral candidates for shareholder and associate positions as the need arises. Previous lateral hires have joined HGS from other law firms, state courts, federal courts, the Governor’s office, state agencies, the water management districts, and the EPA. We are interested in individuals with a strong work ethic and solid academic and professional background, who have an interest in practicing governmental and environmental law with a team approach.

Compensation Package

We offer a competitive compensation package comparable to other firms of our size and type of practice, including:

  • Merit-based bonus program
  •  401(k) plan
  • Generous firm contributions to employee retirement accounts
  • Paid employee medical coverage, life and ADD insurance
  • Long-term disability and long-term care coverage
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Paid parking

Job Openings

We're always looking for highly talent individuals to join us at Hopping Green & Sams. Below are the job positions we currently have available:

Environmental Law Associate

Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. is presently seeking an associate to join the firm’s Environmental Law (natural resources) practice group.  Candidates with up to 2 years of environmental law permitting and compliance experience preferred; however, applications will be accepted from newly licensed attorneys as well. Candidates must have strong academics, excellent communication skills, and exceptional research and writing abilities. The Florida Bar membership is required. Submit resume, transcript and writing sample to Recruiting Coordinator at

Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

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