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Senior Attorney Endangered Species

Company name

Center for Biological Diversity

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 08,2019

Valid Through

Aug 21,2019

Posted on

Jan 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Pomona, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
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Senior Attorney, Endangered Species
The candidate will advocate for the conservation of endangered species utilizing administrative and legal tools. Position will involve using applicable laws, including the Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Administrative Procedures Act and others, to protect endangered species from the many threats they face. 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. Must have 8+ years of experience as an environmental attorney. Experience litigating under the Endangered Species Act is required. Experience working with young attorneys is needed. Knowledge of the status, biology of, and threats to endangered species is essential. Background in leading litigation projects and working collaboratively with peers is a must.

Additional info

Submit cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3-5 references with application. No phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Biological Diversity
P.O. Box 421
Pomona, NY 10970

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