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Staff Attorney

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Company name

American Association for Health Freedom

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Food & Drug Administration

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Atlanta, GA

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Position Summary:

ANH-USA is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to represent ANH-USA before federal agencies, in court, and before legislative bodies when appropriate. This position is primarily a program attorney position, with a focus on advocacy and policy work. This role is based in Atlanta, GA and reports directly to the Executive and Legal Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Play a central role in researching, developing, and implementing legal responses to administrative proceedings as part of ANH-USA’s campaign to protect natural health treatments and methods from inappropriate government regulation;
  • Advocate for opportunities to advance ANH-USA’s mission;
  • Work on our campaign to protect bio-identical hormones by researching and providing guidance on issues of intellectual property and patent law;
  • Support ANH-USA campaigns by providing legal insight;
  • Play a leadership role in developing ANH-USA’s current and future strategy, and identify opportunities for engagement;
  • As relevant, develop and pursue strategic litigation to advance ANH-USA’s goals, with a focus on precedent-setting legal claims; and
  • Along with other staff, track legal, policy, scientific, and economic analyses relevant to ANH-USA campaigns, and synthesize that information for use in advocacy and legal pursuits.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be familiar with and have some experience with regulatory law and the Administrative Procedures Act, the FDA, and food and drug law.
  • Must be familiar with and have some experience with patent law.
  • Must have at least 2 years experience.
  • Admittance to the Georgia bar required.
  • Preference given to candidates with strong advocacy skills, including negotiation, agency advocacy, and legislative lobbying.
  • Effective communication skills, including excellent public speaking and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with the process of building actionable non-profit campaign strategy.
  • Ability to conduct in-depth and efficient legal and/or policy research and analysis.
  • Ability to work well with small staff and take on roles as needed.

To apply: 

Please send resume and a brief cover letter highlighting your direct experience with the top qualifications listed above to Emily Porter . Qualified candidates will be contacted for follow-up interviews. 

Company info

American Association for Health Freedom

Company Profile

The American Association for Health Freedom D.B.A. Alliance for Natural Health USA (ANH-USA)—a 501(c)4 political advocacy organization— works both on Capitol Hill and across the country to promote freedom of choice in healthcare through good science and good law. We protect access to integrative medicine by lobbying Congress and state legislatures; acting as a government watchdog; filing comments on proposed Administrative rulemakings; educating the public, press, and decision makers about the benefits of natural health; initiating legal activities (e.g., lawsuits, amicus briefs, petitions); and joining and forming diverse, issue-based coalitions. To learn more, please visit our website.