Job Details

Wildlife Biodiversity Natural Resources Protection Litigation Attorney

Company name

Environmental Law & Policy Center

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 04,2019

Valid Through

Apr 19,2019

Posted on

Jan 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Wildlife, Biodiversity and Natural Resources Protection Litigation Attorney
Candidate will work on natural resources preservation legal and policy advocacy, which now focuses on protecting the Great Lakes, Northwoods and Driftless Area, and wildlife and biodiversity. Candidate will assume key litigation role advancing organisation's innovative and successful environmental program activities focused on protecting wildlife and biodiversity and the Midwest’s wild and special places. First-chair natural resources protection litigation and help lead policy advocacy campaigns in the “courts of public opinion” to succeed. Work with organisation's Executive Director and Senior Staff to help prioritize and provide savvy results-focused strategic direction for organisation's Natural Resources Protection Program. Work effectively in organisation's public interest entrepreneurial and multidisciplinary team culture. Fundraise to support organisation's Natural Resources Protection Program activities and expand program success.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate should have 8+ years of strong federal and state court, and administrative, litigation experience. 8+ years of litigation experience, preferably with a practice including environmental and natural resources legal and policy issues is needed. Public interest litigation organization, USDOJ or strong state AG’s office, or high-powered litigation law firm with hands-on trial background and appellate experience is ideal. Strong academic background is desired.

Additional info

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Company info

Libby Prakel
Special Assistant
Environmental Law & Policy Center
35 East Wacker Drive
Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60601-2110

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