Job Details

Supervisory Natural Resources Attorney

Company name

Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Posted on

Sep 09, 2020

Years of Experience

10-15 yrs required


Denver, CO, United States


Practice Area
Environmental and Land Use >> Environmental and Land Use
Litigation >> Litigation
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Mountain States Legal Foundation seeks a supervisory attorney with significant ESA, NEPA, FLPMA, and other natural resources administrative law / litigation experience.


This attorney will litigate natural resources cases from the filing of a complaint or petition through appeal; assist the General Counsel in overseeing and mentoring less-experienced litigators and paralegals; and communicate MSLF objectives and cases to donors, the media, and others.  


  • 10-15 years of legal experience with a focus on ESA, NEPA, FLPMA, and other environmental land use law.
  • Significant litigation experience before administrative agencies and in federal courts.
  • Licensed to practice law in Colorado or eligible to waive into the Colorado bar.
  • Ability to clearly and positively communicate with a wide array of audiences.
  • Team leader and mentor.
  • Passion for MSLF’s mission: a deep interest in protecting individual liberty, the right to own and use property, limited and ethical government, and the free enterprise system.

Salary range: Commensurate with experience. MSLF’s compensation package includes generous health and dental benefits, vacation and sick days, a retirement plan, plus more. Position includes opportunity for advancement.

To Apply: Please submit the following in one PDF file with your name in the title of the file:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Writing sample (preferably a brief)
  • References are appreciated but not required

Please include “Natural Resources Attorney, MSLF – Your Name” in the subject line of your email. Email your PDF document to  No phone calls, please.

Company info

Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF)

Company Profile

Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF) is a nonprofit, public-interest legal foundation established in 1977, located outside Denver, Colorado. MSLF defends its clients pro bono in litigation—all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court when necessary—in defense of constitutional liberties and the rule of law.

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