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Organization TypePublic Interest
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ProfileAssociate Attorney Responsibilities: Work closely with Staff Attorneys and clients to investigate, develop, and prosecute cases. Participate in the full range of tasks involved in complex litigation, including factual investigation, legal research and analysis, development of legal theories for advocacy and litigation, discovery, briefing, and oral advocacy. Assume increasing levels of responsibility for case management and client relations, as skills grow. Conduct and participate in outreach and strategic visioning with local community groups. Participate in communications strategies around Healthy Communities campaigns. Help to build productive legal teams and to foster an inclusive, supportive, and collegial environment. Join efforts to recruit, hire, and retain a diverse staff, including legal clerks and full-time employees.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: Law school graduate with up to two years of legal experience and strong interest in litigation. Admitted to, or willing to apply for admission to, the New York State Bar. Excellent research, analytic, writing and communication skills. Strong work ethic, initiative, sound yet creative judgment. Strong desire to fight for the right of all to a healthy and sustainable environment. Ability to work well in a team-oriented atmosphere. Commitment to serving the public interest. Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations. Contributes to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.
Send resume, 1/2 -page cover letter, writing sample, preferably a legal brief or memorandum that primarily reflects own work, Law school transcript, List of three references.
156 William Street
New York City, NY 10038