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Litigation - General Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Oct 24,2017

Posted on

Jan 04,2016

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Senior Staff Attorney/ Staff Attorney The candidate will be responsible for managing a substantial docket of cases involving anti-Semitism and discrimination against Israeli students in American colleges and universities; delivering written and oral presentations to a variety of audiences; interviewing witnesses and potential complainants; researching substantive issues of federal and state law; conducting intake activities, including assessment of potential actions; preparing legal complaints, briefs, and related documents; researching and analyzing public policy issues; and delivering oral presentations to a variety of audiences. Additional duties may include working with law students to develop student groups focused on these issues; interacting with complainants, witnesses, government officials, public interest advocates, other nonprofit organizations, university administrators, activists and/or the public; assisting in the preparation of conferences, workshops, lectures and symposia; preparing continuing legal education materials; developing public policy white papers and related policy materials; and generally providing trusted legal and policy support. Senior Staff Attorney is also responsible for supervising the work of other attorneys and assistants.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have a J.D. and excellent academic credentials from an ABA-accredited law school and maintain the highest standards of integrity; maintain membership in the District of Columbia bar; exhibit excellence in legal analysis and writing; and display, at all times and to all persons, a courteous, professional and cooperative attitude. Significant litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in company’s mission are preferred for Staff Attorney and required for Senior Staff Attorney.

Company info

Hiring coordinator
Louis D. Brandeis Center, Inc.
1717 Pennsylvania Avenue
NW, Suite 1025
Washington, DC 20006