Job Details

2020-2022 Litigation Law Fellow

Company name

Niskanen Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 12, 2021

Valid Through

Apr 27, 2021

Posted on

Aug 27, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 80000 to 100000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Profile

2020-2022 Litigation Law Fellow
The Fellow would work primarily on property rights issues created by the abuse of eminent domain by oil and gas pipeline companies, and other public interest litigation. Will report to senior staff attorney and chief counsel. With the supervision and guidance of senior staff, will assume substantial responsibilities, including: Developing and litigating complex federal cases challenging the abuse of eminent domain by oil and gas pipeline companies, which will potentially involve extensive discovery (both documentary and via deposition), and going to trial on the issues. Conducting legal research, writing, and collaboration across all substantive Niskanen litigation issues. Coordinating with research associates, paralegals, and/or interns related to specific cases (but not formally supervising them).

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree; Passed the bar in any U.S. jurisdiction. D.C. Bar license is preferable; 2+ years of civil litigation experience; Superior oral communication skills and comfortability engaging outside individuals (including clients) and organizations; ability to manage independently long-term projects from conception to completion, and a willingness to collaborate with other Niskanen colleagues and stakeholders; and Strong interpersonal, research, and writing skills.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. No phone calls, please.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Niskanen Center
1875 Connecticut Avenue NW
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

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