Job Details

Federal Court Litigation Attorney

Company name

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 15,2019

Valid Through

Oct 28,2019

Posted on

Jun 17,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 100000 to 125000 Annually

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Federal Court Litigation Attorney
The candidate will develop, file, and oversee federal litigation and other legal strategies. Handle other immigration issues, such as challenges to family-based immigration and student visa policies and practices. The focus will be on impact litigation. Draft and review pleadings and may be required to appear in court. Help lead firm’s employment-based immigration litigation efforts through collaborative work with firm staff, the American Immigration Council staff, firm members, other litigators, coalition partners, and open government organizations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be an experienced attorney to lead a national effort to challenge current Federal policies and practices on employment-based immigration issues. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) degree and membership in good standing in at least one state bar, with a preference for D.C. Should have 7+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, which includes 5-7 years of Federal court litigation experience, with an emphasis on Administrative Procedure Act litigation. Specific focus on employment-based immigration law is preferred. Exposure to non-profit settings is a plus.

Additional info

Submit a resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Immigration Lawyers Association
1331 G Street
NW , Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005

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