Job Details

Counsel

Company name

American Oversight

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 13,2019

Valid Through

Oct 26,2019

Posted on

May 16,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Counsel
The candidate will review and research current events to spot potential legal issues. Identify opportunities to uncover government malfeasance or unethical conduct. Engage in legal and factual research, discovery, depositions, motions practice, brief writing, appellate work and amicus briefs. Draft Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and state open records act requests. Draft court pleadings, including complaints, motions, and briefs. Interact with executive branch FOIA and state agency open records personnel. Track FOIA and open records request deadlines. Prepare reports, letters, and speeches. Work with communications and development teams on messaging materials. Represent American Oversight in meetings with allies and coalition partners. Must have 5+ years of litigation experience. Law degree and admission to practice in at least one state (DC preferred, or eligibility to join) is essential.

Additional info

Send application materials, including a cover letter describing relevant experience and interest, resume, and writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Oversight
1030 15th St. NW,
Suite B255
Washington, DC 20005

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