Job Details

Associate Corporate Counsel, Political Law

Company name

Environmental Defense Fund.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 19,2018

Posted on

Mar 19,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Associate Corporate Counsel, Political Law Responsibilities: Serve as a lead advisor for matters relating to lobbying, campaign finance and election laws, political activity, government ethics and other regulatory compliance issues. Assist in crafting and editing public communications and other media to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Manage regulatory compliance function of the Legal & Compliance Department. Ensure EDF, EDF Action and affiliated organizations are properly registered for all regulated activities and reporting as required. Develop and manage the legal resources, staff and outside counsel to implement compliance functions and provide staff with timely legal advice. Draft policies and guidelines for staff and conduct trainings on political law topics.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree required. Licensed to practice law in at least NY, CA or DC required. 5+ years’ experience, combination of firm and in-house experience. Expertise in political law a must, knowledge of exempt-organizations law a plus. Demonstrated management experience. Results-oriented, self-starter with the ability to think strategically and work on fast-paced, dynamic issues. Ability to find creative solutions and exercise good judgment. Ability to work both independently and as a leader or member of teams with colleagues and partners of varied background and experience. Able to prioritize and be flexible. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Additional info

Job ID: 1536

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Environmental Defense Fund.
1875 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20009

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