Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Center for Food Safety (CFS)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Portland, OR

Date Last Verified

Jan 14,2018

Posted on

Jan 13,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Staff Attorney Responsibilities State and federal rule-making and administrative work. Participating in agency, Congressional, and other meetings. Representing CFS and other clients at hearings and policy events. Maintaining and developing organizational partnerships. Working collaboratively with policy staff. Law clerk supervision.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 3+ years litigation experience (administrative/environmental/health law or related area preferred). A passion for enforcing and strengthening environmental laws. The ability to independently manage an impact litigation docket. Excellent legal research and writing skills. Self-motivation and willingness to do administrative tasks. The ability to work closely with others in small, team-oriented environment. Timely admission to the California or Oregon bar . Interest or a background in food and agriculture issues a plus.

Additional info

Send cover letter explaining your interest, a resume, a legal writing sample (not to exceed 10 pages), and three references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Food Safety (CFS)
Pacific Northwest Office, 917 SW Oak Street,
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205

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