Job Details

Litigation - General Attorney in Oakland, CA

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Company name

Center for Biological Diversity

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 18,2018

Posted on

Mar 21,2018

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Staff Attorney Duties: Litigation of cases under laws such as the Endangered Species Act, Clean Air Act, National Environmental Policy Act and California Environmental Quality Act. Administrative advocacy such as commenting on proposed rulemakings and the preparation of petitions for rulemaking. Analysis of and advocacy regarding pending state and federal legislation. Preparation of communications such as press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, and white papers. Media advocacy, including writing press releases, conducting media outreach, and responding to inquiries and interview requests fromm journalists.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 3 years' civil litigation experience. Experience with environmental statutes, including the Endangered Species Act, Clean Air Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and California Environmental Quality Act strongly preferred. Excellent research, writing and oral advocacy skills. An ability to manage a litigation docket and work well independently and with others as a part of an effective team. A demonstrated commitment to environmental protection. Scientific literacy and familiarity with the scientific literature on climate change strongly preferred.
Deadline: 19-Apr-2018 (MST)

Additional info

Send cover letter, a resume, a writing sample and three to five references with application.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Biological Diversity
370 Grand Avenue
Suite 5
Oakland, CA 94610