One Year assignment with possibility of extension
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) is one of five coordinating partners for the Bloomberg Initiative for Tobacco Control. The aim of the initiative is to reduce tobacco use in low and middle-income countries, where more than two-thirds of the world’s smokers live. As part of this initiative, CTFK has established a global advocacy resource center to provide accurate public information about tobacco use and effec... read more
Position Title: Senior Attorney
Location: Washington, DC
Reports To: General Counsel
Target Start Date: As soon as possible
Application Deadline: Rolling until filled; we hope to hire before September 1, 2019
Over the past 20 years, EarthRights has built a reputation as one of the leading legal organizations representing communities and individuals from around the world whose rights, livelihoods and homelands are harmed by corporat... read more
The candidate will oversee efforts to strengthen program policies and procedures; Oversee efforts to expand national pro bono network; Provides training, mentorship, and supervision to legal staff at Headquarters and Field Offices, administrative support staff, and volunteers; Oversee work of volunteers, including interns and pro-bono attorneys; Develop and maintain updated pro bono guidance materials, sample filings, and legal training presentations; Fos... read more
Program Director/Senior Attorney
Duties: Offer a strategic vision that addresses key human rights issues while leading, building, and motivating an energetic, innovative team to identify and eliminate structural inequity in schools serving children of color. Manage the education team, tools, resources, and activities, to ensure goals are accomplished. Develop and implement national strategies to build public will for dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline and strengthen...
Staff Attorney (Power and Democracy)
The candidate will collaborate with colleagues, internally and externally, in voting rights and other program areas to develop and implement strategies; Cultivate external relationships with national and regional organizations and allies; Provide guidance to team members and interns on work product; Assist with legal and policy work cross-program, as needed; Use a variety of legal, policy, communications, organizing and coalition-buildi...
Government Affairs Legal/Policy Law Clerk Intern-- Fall 2019
Intern work within the Government Affairs program. Legal/policy interns are likely to work on projects concerning endangered species, public lands and pollution issues, focusing primarily on congressional and state legislation and administrative regulatory proposals. Legal interns not seeking class credit may be eligible for compensation. Must be either a 2nd or 3rd year law student or LLM student to be eligible....
Duties: Supports and serves at the direction of the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel; provides oral and written legal advice to executive management, departmental directors, managers and staff in a variety of areas, that may include, the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) and other programs, public and assisted housing, Landlord/Tenant law, eviction proceedings, landlord contract claims, bankruptcy, tort claims, personal injury, false arre...
The candidate will play a key role in implementing Public Knowledge's mission and strategy through advocacy, policy and strategy development, and relationship building in Congress, at Federal agencies, within the Executive Branch and across the public interest field. Will assist in developing and implementing Public Knowledge's policy strategy to promote free expression and open, affordable access to technology including topics such as intellectual ...
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Deputy Director, Voting Rights Program
Duties: Assist in the management of the Power & Democracy team. Disseminate and use management tools and resources to ensure goals are accomplished. With the Director of the program, develop and implement national strategies and narratives to build public will for an affirmative right to vote and to dismantle barriers to full access to the ballot. Manage implementation of local and state-level advocacy efforts in partnership with comm...
National Security Legal Intern – Fall 2019
RESPONSIBILITIES: Legal, policy, and factual research on issues related to national security policy; Monitor and attend congressional hearings, markups and floor debates; Research legislation, legislative history, legislators’ backgrounds and voting records; Assist staff with written and oral correspondence with partner NGOs and government offices; Represent **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. at various NGO-government liaison meetings and tak...
Associate General Counsel
Duties: Drafts, reviews and negotiates a variety of transactional documents, including facility licenses, sponsorship agreements, marketing agreements, vendor agreements, procurement documents, grant agreements, MOUs, and sports and entertainment-related agreements. Conducts research and analysis; interprets statutes, regulations and caselaw; prepares legal memoranda, letters or reports, and provides advice and counsel as requested. Investigates p...
Fall 2019 Legal Internship
Duties : Will support the work of the legal counsel to identify and respond to legal and administrative obstacles to voter participation, as well as election administration. Performing legal research for litigation, legislative advocacy, and reports; investigating relevant legal, rulemaking or legislative proceedings for legal violations; and interacting with election reform organizations and key elections officials to advocate for changes that w...
The Intern will assist in collecting information on the death penalty researching new issues, maintaining the web page and working on special projects. A stipend is offered. Internships for:Undergraduates: Writing: Media Relations; Community Organizing; Legal Research: Graduate Students: Law Students. Majors Desired:Policy: Other Majors: All majors considered.