Job Details

Associate Legislative Counsel

Company name

Earthjustice

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 06,2018

Posted on

Feb 23,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Associate Legislative Counsel The candidate assists in development and implementation of legislative and administrative strategies relating to assigned issues. Will directly lobby Congress and the Administration. Tracks legislation and policy initiatives relating to assigned issues. Develops lobby and education materials, including to fact sheets, letters and action alerts. Works with the Communications Department on occasional outreach to the media and the creation of blogs and op-eds on assigned issues. Perform policy, legislative and legal analysis. Educate the Administration and Congress on key legal challenges and rulings. Represent firm in coalitions and with allies on assigned issues. Support members of PAL in community partnership objectives. Coordinate briefings, seminars, and informational sessions with partners. Represents PAL on firm practice groups related to assigned issues. Liaison with relevant litigators working on assigned issues. Manage projects and other efforts performed on assigned issues by Assistants and interns. Assist other PAL lobbyists when needed. Should have JD degree and 1+ year of experience in the legislative process and/or public interest work or advocacy. Commitment to serving the public interest, and passion for firm’s mission. Direct lobbying experience is a plus. Previous experience with social, economic or environmental justice communities and/or organizations is a plus. Conversational or fluent in Spanish is a plus. Excellent writing and oral communications skills.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Earthjustice
1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW,
Suite 702
Washington, DC 20036

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