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Senior Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Mar 12, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Attorney
The candidate will litigate significant cases on behalf of NRDC and its allies, with the ability to lead all aspects of a case from initial development through briefing, oral argument, pre-trial discovery, trials, and other court hearings. Will supervises the litigation of others, providing guidance and support to achieve the highest quality standards while fostering teammates’ growth and development. Works with NRDC lawyers, co-counsel, and others to refine litigation strategy and coordinate with non-litigation advocacy. Develops and nurtures relationships with NRDC’s advocacy programs and outside allies to identify and develop potential litigation.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree and a minimum of 8+ years of active litigation experience. Preference for experience with pretrial discovery (including written discovery and fact and expert depositions) and witness examinations at trial or other evidentiary hearings. The ability to lead and inspire case teams, to mentor and support less experienced lawyers and staff, and to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace is required.

Additional info

Job ID 2021-4531

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Natural Resources Defense Council
101 N. Wacker Drive,
Suite 609
Chicago, IL 60606

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