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
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
In-House Counsel Intern
Interns will conduct legal research, prepare in-house legal memoranda and draft and review contracts. Work in specific practice areas includes: Employment Practice: Assist legal staff with advising on employment matters and employment benefits systems, ensure compliance with employment laws, review employment materials, and assist with defending employment-related claims. Corporate Compliance: Assist legal staff with conducting and documenting cor...
The candidate will be primarily responsible for working collaboratively with other attorneys as a member of trial teams. Will involve in all aspects of the trial stage, including, but not limited to, conducting fact investigation, working with expert witnesses, serving and responding to written discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting substantive and procedural briefs, conducting all aspects of any trial, and presenting oral argument in federal ...
Responsibilities: Engage in oral and written advocacy at the OAS, Inter American Commission on Human Rights and the Inter American Court of Human Rights. Engage in litigation and draft interventions and submissions for the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Research and develop material on the legal aspects. Draft scholarly articles, present at conferences, and conduct training events. Foster relationships at the highest levels with government officials, ...
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...
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...
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Associate, Center on Privacy & Technology
Duties: Conducting research on consumer privacy and surveillance of marginalized populations. Conducting in-depth policy research on privacy issues, and drafting white papers, op-eds, and other essays for peer-reviewed publication or publication in popular media. Presenting original research at conferences and publishing in academic journals. Serves as a resource to Law students as an expert in the field of privacy. Briefing advoca...
The candidate will provides legal counsel to progressive financial institutions, Internet-based companies, housing providers, local governments, and nonprofits wishing to be industry leaders on civil rights compliance. Work on cutting-edge civil rights and consumer protection issues in its Civil Rights Counseling practice. The counsel or attorney will provide legal and strategic advice on pressing civil rights and consumer protection issues faci...
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...
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 ...
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...
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
Assistant County Attorney (transportation)
The candidate will assist in acquiring property for County road projects; (a) prepare acquisition agreements, deeds, easements, certificates of taking and condemnation petitions; (b) negotiate acquisitions, try eminent domain cases, and handle eminent domain appellate work; (c) review Board of County Supervisors Agenda staff reports and corresponding resolutions and ordinances; and (d) attend meetings with County Departments and A... read more