Staff Attorney, Motor-Voter Compliance
RESPONSIBILITIES: Participate in litigation of constitutional and statutory cases on a wide range of voting rights issues in the trial and appellate courts, with a focus on enforcement of the National Voter Registration Act. Conduct legal research and write legal memoranda. Help analyze legislation for potential litigation. Develop new cases and identify and work with potential plaintiffs and witnesses. Work with and advise ACLU state... read more
Staff Attorney, Motor-Voter Enforcement
RESPONSIBILITIES: Reporting to the Project Director, will help with all the work done by the Voting Rights Project to achieve this goal, but responsibilities will primarily focus on enforcement of the National Voter Registration Act (also known as the federal “Motor-Voter Law”), which, among other things, requires states to provide voter registration services through DMVs and public assistance offices.
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Senior Staff Attorney - Power And Democracy
The candidate will be responsible for leading, supporting, and implementing strategic initiatives to advance objectives and goals of the Power and Democracy Program including litigating issues and publicly advocating for the organization’s position on issues. Will also support the legal, policy, and advocacy needs of our grassroots partners in local communities. Work in support of the overall strategic success of the Power and ... read more
Duties: Cultivate, support and/or lead technical assistance engagements with local partners, such as governments or land banks, which will include developing scopes of work and budgets, managing a small project team, providing legal analysis and support, ensuring timely completion of high-quality deliverables, and presenting results to a broad range of state and local partners; As part of technical assistance engagements or in support of other program are...
Associate Counsel/Counsel, Voting Rights Project
Duties: Litigate in federal and/or state courts, including appellate courts, throughout the country; Provide guidance to less experienced Attorneys and Interns; Conduct legal research and write legal memoranda; Draft pleadings and briefs, engage in discovery and motion practice, and conduct evidentiary hearings and oral arguments; Investigate matters and develop new cases; Provide legal support to the Project’s Organizers ...
Responsibilities: Litigating the full range of racial justice issues, including: educational opportunity, diversity, adequacy, access and retention; employment and housing discrimination; voting rights; and criminal justice; Developing, leading, supervising, consulting, and advising on complex, civil rights impact cases in federal and state courts and before administrative bodies; Drafting petitions for certiorari, merits briefs and amicus briefs in the U...
Legal Counsel, Caribbean
Responsibilities: Conduct in-depth and high-quality legal work. Draft legal documents and memorandums and, where appropriate, advise others. Identify cases which could further the mission and help draw together, as appropriate, potential clients, external lawyers, and other supporting professionals. Engage in written and oral advocacy at the Parliaments of the different states that make up the region, the Court of Justice, the Supreme Court, and at...
Duties: Research and analyze policies, laws and regulations on assigned issues in support of grassroots partners and **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s overall mission. Work will entail the investigation of racial justice issues, including through data, anecdotal, and other factual collection and analysis. Prepares legal memoranda and drafts other associated policy-related and legal documents. Assists with investigations, litigation efforts, including discovery and mot...
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Prisoners’ Rights Attorney
The candidate must possess the skills and qualifications: Passion for civil rights and racial equity advocacy. Should have Significant litigation experience.Effective oral and written communication skills. Should have demonstrated ability to perform complex legal analytical work.Self-motivated, diligent, and able to meet strict deadlines. Must have J.D. degree; membership or eligibility to waive into the DC Bar. Virginia or Maryland Bar members...
Duties: Perform varied legal work involving the interpretation and application of laws, executive orders, regulations, precedents, and agency practices relating to the FOIA. Recommending proposed actions to be taken in the adjudication of administrative FOIA appeals by evaluating actions taken by Department of Justice components in processing initial FOIA requests; Conducting legal research and providing legal advice involving inquiries and assignments rel...
Candidate must be licensed to practice in D.C. and hopefully VA. A self-starter. Comfortable with both verbal and written advocacy.
Bonus points: Disability Rights experience (i.e. The ADA, reasonable accommodations, etc.), FOIA litigation experience, and/or housing law experience.
Senior Policy Counsel, Hate & Extremism
Duties: Develop strong relationships with key members of Congress, their staff, and federal administration officials who oversee, develop, and implement U.S. policy addressing hate and extremism; Work closely with the staff in the Intelligence Project and the Special Litigation practice group to develop policy materials to address our research and findings on hate and extremism and provide relevant recommendations to key officials an...
Duties: Litigate in federal and/or state courts, including appellate courts, throughout the country; Provide guidance to Interns; Conduct legal research and write legal memoranda; Draft pleadings and briefs, engage in discovery and motion practice, and conduct evidentiary hearings and oral arguments; Investigate matters and develop new cases; Provide legal support to the Project’s Organizers to implement programmatic work of the Project such as Election...
Vice President & Associate General Counsel
The candidate will collaborate with internal policy, product and legal teams on civil rights laws and how they intersect with company policies and practices. Partner with the Content Policy team during policy development phase. Partner with the Policy team in external engagements on company policies/practices that have civil rights implications. Partner with Legal Team when questions arise related to civil rights. Serve as a subje... read more
FOIA Analyst 3
Duties: Reviews and responds to the client’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, cases and appeals. Reviews the client’s memorandum for support of its FOIA response. Performs legal research on FOIA policy, regulations and law. Researches privacy related issues complex legal and investigative cases. Proven track record of successfully working with executives, managers and directors on FOIA. To provide a wide range of administrative support to the ... read more
Senior Policy Counsel/Associate
Responsibilities: Identify, develop, and implement legislative and policy reform strategies at the federal, state, and local levels, consistent with substantive priorities; Conduct policy and other forms of research in programmatic areas; Monitor and respond to developing civil rights issues in proposed federal, state and local legislation or agency action; Identify, secure and prepare for opportunities to influence legislation and policy at... read more