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Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

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Company name

Natural Resources Defense Council

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type



USA Santa Monica, CA

Date Last Verified

Oct 09,2017

Posted on

Sep 12,2017

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Environmental Law Fellow The Fellow will focus on litigation or policy efforts to redress environmental and public health harms, including air and water pollution, climate change, threats to endangered species, environmental injustice, and exposure to toxic chemicals. For the first year, through August 2019, the Fellow will work at Council. Will represent the firm and its members in federal or state court litigation, and may work closely with other environmental, labor, and public health groups. Will work closely with, and be supervised by, experienced NRDC attorneys. For the second year, the Fellow will work at Yale in New Haven, Connecticut, providing support for environmental law clinics, dual degree students, and events and activities relating to environmental law and policy. Primary responsibility will be to coordinate and co-teach the EPC along with the firm experts and a Yale faculty member. Must have JD degree within the past three years. Admission (or eligibility for admission on motion) to the relevant state bar for the NRDC office where the Fellow will work. Judicial clerkship or substantial clinical experience preferred. Graduates of any law school are welcome to apply. Note: This is two-year fellowship is available starting in September 2018. Application deadline: October 12, 2017.

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Job ID: 2017-3726. Send cover letter, a legal writing sample and a law school transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Natural Resources Defense Council
1314 Second Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401