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ProfileCounsel 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.
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