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ProfileLaw Clerkship The candidate will provide support to firm’s Environmental Counsel on issues relating to environmental legislation and regulations that impact beef producers. Analyze legislation and construct redline comparisons for staff review. Research complex legal issues and prepare reports, memos, and briefs for firm. Attend Congressional hearings and briefings on behalf of firm. Track ongoing litigation and stay abreast of the latest court decisions. Prepare for, and attend, meetings with regulatory staff at EPA, USDA. Attend firm conferences and meetings in order to help prepare for, and execute, the Property Rights and Environmental Management Committee meeting. Must be currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Should have Microsoft suite experience (Excel, Word, and Power point) required. Understanding of environmental statutes (Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Endangered Species Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act among others). Background in agriculture also preferred. Minimal travel is required. Understanding issues regarding National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is needed.
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004