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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileFederal Policy Counsel
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree and admitted to Bar. 1-2 years of experience or demonstrated track record that shows the ability to work independently and in leadership role on one or more policy issues. Experience in civil rights, housing/mortgage lending, predatory lending, consumer law, or banking law, desired. Experience and skill at building relationships with external partners and cultivating collaboration, desired. Familiarity with federal and state laws and regulations related to the Administrative Procedures Act, civil rights, housing/mortgage lending, predatory lending, consumer law, or banking law a plus. Ability to provide practical advice in a timely manner, able to discern and analyze the impact of multiple issues on a given situation, ability to work in several areas of the law and balance multiple priorities, and ability to provide sound business and legal judgment. Strong writing, editing and oral communication skills. Able to execute communications assignments with limited oversight and provide feedback to peers. Demonstrated commitment to public interest law, low-income families, communities of color, and experience in racial justice analysis and understanding of how federal/state/local policies contributed to and sustained racial wealth disparities. Passion for mission; interest and commitment to social justice work. Preference for working in organizations that place priority on teamwork and collaboration. Sensitivity to issues of low-wealth borrowers and communities and families and communities of color and a desire to work in a racially and socially diverse organization. Ability to work well as part of a team and with a diverse group of people and settings. Self-starter, able to initiate and juggle multiple projects and work independently. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.