The candidate must be an experienced chief counsel to manage a portfolio that will cover issues related to election administration, campaign finance, and oversight. Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch is preferred and a J.D. is required. Strong knowledge of the Help America Vote Act and the Federal Election Campaign Act are required. Experience with contract and procurement law is a plus. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Should have ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines. Should have strong interpersonal skills. Must have comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills.