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Senior Attorney Endangered Species

Company name

Center for Biological Diversity

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Aug 03,2018

Posted on

Aug 02,2018

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Portland, OR
Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Senior Attorney Endangered Species Duties: Expand the Center's work to protect endangered species. Identify and carry out opportunities to protect endangered species from habitat destruction, pollution, exploitation and other threats through litigation and other advocacy. Mentor new program attorneys. Develop detailed knowledge of the status of endangered species across the country. Build relationships with key scientists. Utilize litigation and media campaigns to highlight the threats to imperiled wildlife. Advocate for comprehensive protection of endangered species as a response to litigation and other pressure.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 8+ years' experience as an environmental attorney. Experience litigating under the Endangered Species Act. Experience working with young attorneys. Knowledge of the status, biology of, and threats to endangered species. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Background in leading litigation projects and working collaboratively with peers. Dynamic and assertive personality.
Deadline: 23-Sep-2018 (MST)

Additional info

Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3-5 references with application.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Biological Diversity
P.O. Box 11374
Portland, OR 97211-0374

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