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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
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Litigation Attorney The candidate will work with organization's litigation team to develop innovative legal theories to enforce federal laws designed to ensure access to health care, including Medicaid, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Social Security Act. Will engage in trial and appellate court litigation and amicus practice to protect and expand health access, including work on case development, discovery, motions, briefs, and oral argument. Keep organization's policy team apprised of litigation developments and activities and how they may affect policy work. Provide consultation and technical assistance to legal services, disability rights, and health advocates, including performing legal research and preparing memoranda. Develop media and communications focusing on legal developments, legislation and regulations, litigation, and advocacy strategies, including publications, blog posts, and training and conferences.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, with strong interest in civil procedure, administrative law, and federal court jurisdiction. Admission to a State Bar is required. Must have 5+ years of litigation experience. Excellent legal research, writing and analytical skills are needed. Should have knowledge of Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, Social Security Act, ADA or other programs intended to benefit low income individuals and individuals with disabilities. Some travel is required.
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