Legal Aid Attorney
AARP
Washington, D.C.

AARP’s Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable Washington, D.C. seniors 60-plus, providing free legal and social work services to those in need — empowering, defending, protecting, and helping thousands of clients each year in many areas of civil law.

As an Attorney, you will provide legal representation to District of Columbia (D.C.) tenants, age 60+, in need of assistance with housing-related legal issues of varying degrees of complexity. You will provide guidance to interns, volunteers and pro-bono attorneys who assist with cases and provide training on housing issues to other LCE staff and the community. You will collaborate with staff to engage in systemic advocacy relating to rental housing and conduct community outreach and education. As the Attorney, you will support and counsel clients in representing themselves. This position reports to the Manager, Tenant Advocacy and Support practice and will work closely with more experienced attorneys.
Responsibilities

Provides timely, accurate information, legal advice, representation in litigation and/or non-litigation matters, referral, self-help materials, guidance, and/or other assistance to eligible clients within and related to the attorney’s practice area.
Engages in or supports systemic advocacy relating to areas of expertise
Conducts community outreach, education, and training events.
Provides guidance, refers cases, and monitors work of pro bono attorneys, volunteers, law students, and legal support staff on assigned cases.
Develops and maintains expertise in primary areas of responsibility.
Collaborates with other legal services advocates, clients, and community leaders with the purpose of collaborating on systemic issues.
Participates as a member of practice area team and on cross-organizational working groups to develop innovative approaches to enhance service delivery for organization’s clients.
Qualifications

Completion of a Juris Doctorate degree and member of the DC Bar or eligible to waive in.
A minimum of 4 years legal experience, preferably in a legal services setting (clinical experience may count toward this requirement).
Superb written and oral communication skills.
Strong problem-solving and multi-tasking skills required.
Demonstrated commitment to poverty/public interest law.
Knowledge of the District of Columbia legal services community and social services community is a plus.
Commitment to the goals and priorities of AARP and to the representation of 60+ with limited means.
Amenability to local travel.
Spanish-speaking a plus.
In-office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise.

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)
AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

 Compensation and Benefits
AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Here is the link to apply: https://careers.aarp.org/careers-home/jobs/3539?lang=en-us&iis=Job%20Board&iisn=LinkedIn​


Counsel
American Petroleum Institute
Washington, D.C.

The Counsel assists in providing legal services in designated subject matter areas. Their work product shall display knowledge and understanding of the oil and natural gas industry, API’s mission, goals, and processes. The Counsel should provide accurate work and completeness while meeting applicable deadlines and client needs. 

Duties/Responsibilities
Support timely, integral legal counsel and strategic advice on assigned legislative, regulatory, litigation, and corporate issues as requested by the Senior Vice President, Vice Presidents, and assigned client groups
Offer legal services supporting API Law Committee, its subcommittees (Environmental, Health and Safety Law, Exploration and Production Law, and Marketing Law), and task forces/workgroups
Assist API departments, offices, committees, and member companies on a portfolio of industry issues to identify needs and opportunities for legal counsel, services, and advice. 
Identifying legal issues presented by proposed government regulation, legislation, or policy. 
Evaluate client groups, draft legal memoranda and briefs, review client committee agendas and minutes, attend client committee meetings
Prepare and review testimony industry comments for administrative rulemakings, agency submissions, policy papers, and talking points on issues important to the industry, the institute, or its members
Take part in legislative and regulatory proceedings within assigned subject matter areas. The attorney will work with designated API staff and committees on issues, strategy development, consensus gathering, conflict resolution, coalition-building with other organizations, etc.
Assist in identifying issues appropriate for litigation and engage in litigation or other judicial proceedings (in-house or through the use of outside counsel as applicable) within the assigned subject matter area

Key Relationships
Exercises a high level of independent judgment with minimal supervision while cooperating with other API staff, committees, and member company representatives 

Qualifications
A minimum of a Law degree from an ABA-accredited law school
7+ years of experience in a similar role and subject-matter expertise
Experience with the oil and gas/natural resource law or  Clean Air Act is a plus
Knowledge and experience in litigation (Federal administrative law is preferred)
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and consensus-building skills

Travel Requirements
Up to 25% 

Here is the link to apply: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1a24f36f-f740-4396-81f5-7319e3dee147&ccId=19000101_000001&type=JS&lang=en_US

Legal Director

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids

Washington, DC 

The Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) supports civil society organizations advocating for public health policies that reduce death and disease. We bring a proven advocacy approach and a global network of local partners, built on a 25-year track record of success across multiple issues in more than 60 countries. GHAI is an initiative of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.

Legal and policy analysis, along with strategic litigation, play a key role in GHAI’s policy advocacy efforts and is critical to the success of the locally-led, locally-driven public health victories we help catalyze and support. GHAI is recruiting its first Legal Director to position GHAI as a go-to resource on legal dimensions of creating global public health policy change and strengthen our capacity to support our in-country partners to develop winning advocacy campaigns, counteract powerful industry interests, and ensure the sustainability of policy efforts. The Legal Director will lead a growing international team of mission-driven attorneys whose work supports live-saving policy initiatives around the world.

Reporting to the SVP of the Global Health Advocacy Incubator, the Legal Director will provide leadership and strategic oversight of all GHAI legal work, GHAI legal staff and consultants. She/he/they will provide guidance and technical support to the GHAI legal and program teams to support in-country advocacy campaigns and strategic litigation. This includes working with the GHAI lawyers and program teams to identify in-country legal capacity and coordinate with local and global partners to achieve policy goals. The Legal Director will also be a key thought-partner to the SVP around conceptualizing and developing new programs and initiatives to grow GHAI’s impact.

This position is based in Washington, DC, and is open to U.S. citizens and other applicants who already possess U.S. work authorization. The Campaign operates under a hybrid (partial remote and partial in-person/in-office) work environment. Proof of full vaccination (including booster shots) against Covid-19 is required.

What You'll Accomplish:
As head of the GHAI Legal Team, the Legal Director will oversee GHAI’s legal work, providing strategic direction, technical leadership and mentoring of the legal team, the majority of whom are assigned full-time to specific GHAI programs (e.g. food policy and cardiovascular health, road safety, etc.) and have content expertise in those program areas. The Legal Director will work with legal team, a network of cooperating attorneys, consultants, global and in-country partners/grantees to develop and implement legal strategies and approaches across all programs
Legal Strategy and Coordination
In collaboration with program directors and GHAI leadership, oversee the development and pursuit of a strategic vision for the legal work of GHAI
Identify opportunities to use the law and legal actions to secure strategic advocacy goals
Conceptualize and deploy sophisticated legal strategies to advance public health policy change and contribute to program advocacy planning, ensuring that legal efforts are an integrated part of policy change campaigns
Ensure high-quality legal analyses of legislation, regulations, and other initiatives at the global, national and/or subnational level such that they reflect best public health and legal practice
Where needed, advise on drafting of legislation or regulations and identify opportunities to fill critical gaps in legislation
Develop relationships with attorneys, law firms, legal organizations, and other coalition partners to advance issues of mutual concern
Capacity Strengthening
Provide guidance in developing high-quality, tailored training and technical assistance frameworks to build the capacity of lawyers on staff and at partner organizations
Support GHAI lawyers, working with them to develop appropriate professional development and other capacity building opportunities
Strategic Litigation
When strategic or necessary, offensive and defensive litigation may be part of advocacy efforts – defending laws/regulations, efforts to affect government or corporate action/inaction, etc. The Legal Director will provide oversight and guidance to the legal team and these efforts, including the following:
Review legal context in priority countries to determine what litigation approaches might further overall program efforts

Juris Doctor Degree (or equivalent) or LL.M required
Experience providing leadership, management, and mentoring to legal staff and building a team
A minimum of ten years of relevant legal experience working on public health or broader development issues, on a global basis; at least three to five years of litigation experience desired; experience with corporate accountability issues highly desirable
Proven track record and a minimum of five years of experience managing multi-faceted and complex projects related to policy change in global health, including ability to lead teams, mentor staff, solve problems, balance competing priorities and provide strategic direction
Experience in legal analysis of public health issues, particularly in the areas of nutrition and non-communicable diseases, a plus. Experience in related areas such as consumer protection, corporate accountability, human rights, and transparency in government also a plus
Experience with developing training seminars and programs for government lawyers and local advocates on public health legal issues
Fluency in English is required; foreign language proficiency in Spanish highly desirable

WHY JOIN THE GLOBAL HEALTH ADVOCACY INCUBATOR?
You will be a part of a respected global health advocacy organization that works to create meaningful change through policy changes and save lives in our neighborhoods and in communities worldwide. 
You’ll receive a generous benefits package including:
100% company-paid health and dental for you; 70-80% contribution to these coverages for your dependents
Paid parental leave benefits (4 weeks paid maternity/paternity leave), in addition to federal and local leave provisions
403b plan participation (with 9% company contribution)
10 paid company holidays, 15 vacation days, 10 sick days, and 5 personal days (on an accrual basis each calendar year) The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe our programs are strengthened when they are developed and supported by individuals with diverse life experiences, whose understanding of social and cultural issues can help make The Campaign's work more inclusive. We encourage qualified applicants of all ages, racial, economic, social, cultural, sexual orientation, ability and gender expressions, national origins, and veteran statuses to apply.

Organizational Overview
The Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) supports civil society organizations advocating for public health policies that reduce death and disease. We bring a proven advocacy approach and a global network of local partners, built on a 25-year track record of success across multiple issues in more than 60 countries. GHAI is an initiative of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. For more information, visit www.advocacyincubator.org.

Here is the link to apply: https://jobs.lever.co/tobaccofreekids/c0f9426a-2334-4077-bd6e-2f14bf959d8b/apply?lever-source=LinkedIn

Regulatory Director, Mid-Atlantic Region

Vote Solar

Washington, D.C.

ABOUT VOTE SOLAR
Vote Solar's mission is to realize a 100% clean energy future through a solutions-driven, people first approach. Founded in 2002, Vote Solar advances just and equitable clean energy policy in state legislatures and public commissions across the United States. Our expertise comes from a deep understanding of the legislative process, regulatory interventions, and the ability to identify and accelerate solar solutions. We are adept at bridging communities and bringing diverse stakeholders together to forge inclusive coalitions and winning campaigns. 

Our goal is to effect real, tangible change. And we have the track-record to prove we can do it: Twenty years in, our work has made it so that one in three people live in a state with a 100% clean energy commitment. We’ll not only expand that number, but ensure that more people can participate in holding utilities and decision makers accountable for greater equity and justice in our energy system.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE
Vote Solar is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in the workplace and in the communities with which we partner. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including multilingual and multicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical conditions. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

THE ROLE
Vote Solar seeks a candidate committed to help advance sustainable, equitable solutions to the challenges facing grid decarbonization and solar expansion in the region. The Mid-Atlantic Regulatory Director position will require both strategic thought leadership in advocating for technical solutions before state regulatory bodies, and collaborative coalition building and management in getting those solutions implemented. This person will work closely with the Vote Solar Mid-Atlantic Regional Team and with national communications and grassroots organizing experts to advance concrete goals in regulatory and legislative venues. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented person who excels at building relationships and managing complicated projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Mid-Atlantic Regulatory Director’s primary responsibilities will focus on Pennsylvania and New Jersey with the potential to work in other Mid-Atlantic states in the future, and will include:

REGULATORY AND LEGISLATIVE STRATEGY (50%)
Monitor and intervene in regulatory proceedings at the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Public Service Commissions, and other public agencies to develop policies that advance clean, equitable, and affordable energy policies.
Prepare expert testimony, make discovery requests for utility and other witnesses, and advocate for Vote Solar’s positions in cross-examination—all in pursuit of regulatory outcomes that provide fair compensation for solar and technologies that equitably grow solar markets.
Build relationships with decision makers and create innovative strategies for ongoing policy maker education and issue updates, and leverage these relationships to bring new partners to the decision-making table. 
Summarize complex, technical filings from the regulatory proceedings into publicly-accessible themes and issues that can be used to educate stakeholders on regulatory policies and processes and support strong coalitions that can influence decision making. 
Pursue innovative regulatory policies that address historical racial, economic and structural inequities and remove barriers to solar adoption by residential and business customers.
Enhance and defend market opportunities for solar and distributed energy resources to provide flexibility and reliability services to the grid and to displace new and existing gas plants.
Advise on state-level legislation that can open up new opportunities for solar and storage in key states, with a focus on Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Partner with the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Deputy Program Director, Mid-Atlantic Director, and other Vote Solar staff on strategy and approach within key states.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (20%)
Provide thought leadership in designing new regulatory paradigms that prioritize renewables, climate justice and resilience, equity, and maximizing democratic control of distributed energy resources.

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT & COALITION MANAGEMENT (20%)
Build and collaborate with coalitions of stakeholders – including, for example, frontline communities, environmental justice advocates, consumer advocates, environmental advocates, energy efficiency proponents, energy storage providers, electric vehicle advocates, etc. – to develop and pursue win-win strategies.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE GROWTH AND LEARNING (10%)
Continue personal learning and contributions to organizational work on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Be committed to embedding equity in all organizational internal practices and culture.
Bring openness and engagement to personal, professional, and organization-wide learning on race, class, gender, justice, and equity.

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A juris doctor or other advanced degree is an advantage, but is not required.
Five+ years of relevant work experience.
Demonstrated ability to execute on key strategies to achieve our mission, including coalition building and policy writing that summarizes complex issues for various audiences ranging from policymakers to regulators to interested public.
A general understanding of US electricity markets and regulation.
Working knowledge of political and/or issue-related campaigns
Ability to understand the perspectives of grassroots organizations and vulnerable communities and translate that into meaningful policy positions in the regulatory space

OTHER EXPERTISE YOU MIGHT HAVE OR WOULD BE EXCITED TO GAIN HERE
A combination of technical expertise in clean energy policy and practice (particularly in the solar sector) and experience with formal regulatory proceedings.
Expertise in technical and regulatory needs for scaling up clean, distributed resources, including a focus on improving resiliency and serving disadvantaged and other vulnerable communities.
Experience in regulatory innovations to allow behind-the-meter solar + storage and other distributed energy resources to receive fair value.
Experience coordinating or testifying in utility rate cases
Ability to work with other Vote Solar team members on data visualization and policy communications to the public 
Effective collaboration with diverse populations and allies.
Knowledge of utility ratemaking, procurement and/or grid operations. 

MINDSETS
A personal commitment to being a part of an inclusive and just workplace, including a commitment to develop personal, and inter-personal core competencies related to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.
Passion for building strong new capacity at a growing organization.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

LOCATION
MID-ATLANTIC REGION; (NJ, PA, MD, DE, WASHINGTON, DC)

Although this position is remote, the person who fills this role will be based in the Mid-Atlantic region (NJ, PA, MD, DE, and DC), with a preference for someone based in Harrisburg, Trenton, or Philadelphia (locations in the NYC metro will also be considered.) Regional travel is required, so proximity to transportation hubs is important. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all Vote Solar staff have been working from home and have reduced work travel. When it is safe to do so, this position will require some regional and national travel (plan for 1-2 trips per month).

SALARY AND BENEFITS
The salary range for this position is $126,000 to $132,000 annually. At Vote Solar, we work hard to ensure that our compensation is equitable internally and aligned with our compensation philosophy and defined job levels. In order to ensure equitable compensation across roles in the organization, we do not negotiate new hire offers.

Vote Solar provides full-time staff with a competitive package, including 4 weeks of paid vacation, 12 days of sick leave, 4 days of personal leave and 16 paid holidays. We also offer 100% employer-provided health, dental and vision care for both the employee and dependents; a retirement savings plan and an employer match of up to 3.5%; and a paid parental and medical leave policy for all regular employees. 

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please send a letter of interest and resume through Workable. Reasonable accommodations will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.

Here is the link to apply: https://apply.workable.com/vote-solar/j/F6EFFBC6AC/

Associate General Counsel
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
Washington, DC

Office of the General Counsel
Grade:
Management Grade 9
Salary Range:
$102,558 - $175,409

AFSCME is one of the largest, most diverse unions in the country, with 1.4 million members devoted to public service. We are a leader in racial, social and economic justice within the labor movement and beyond. The Office of the General Counsel is integral to advancing AFSCME’s mission and is looking for an exceptional attorney to join us in our fight to improve and expand workers’ rights. Our department provides legal representation and advice to the officers and staff of the International Union and to AFSCME councils and locals throughout the nation. We support AFSCME leaders and staff to address a variety of legal issues, which include solving issues arising under state and federal law; providing support to organizing campaigns; supporting political action and legislative programs; providing advice and assistance on internal governance matters and union democracy; and supporting and forwarding litigation. Emphasis is directed at legal issues involving organizing the unorganized and on legal issues of nationwide concern to AFSCME and its members.

Duties: 
Advises AFSCME and its affiliates, officers and staff concerning legal rights and obligations.
Provides legal advice to all departments, and assistance to affiliates’ lawyers.
Works with International officers and staff to advance programs and policies of AFSCME.
In collaboration with outside counsel, develops, initiates, assists and defends litigation in state and federal courts and state and federal administrative agencies; represents AFSCME and its affiliates and members before courts and administrative agencies.
Supports organizing and other strategic campaigns.
Supports internal bodies in matters involving democratic governance, participation and other internal issues.
Performs legal research and prepares legal briefs and memoranda.
Negotiates contracts and handles other transactional matters.
Conducts legal trainings.
Performs other duties as assigned by the General Counsel or the designee.

Education and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited law school; one or more years of relevant legal experience; admission (or pending admission) to a bar; and any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, and demonstrates a strong commitment to progressive causes.
Proficiency in working with Westlaw, Excel and applicable Microsoft Office applications.
Demonstrated experience interacting with diverse groups of people and promoting institutional equity.

Competencies:
Prepare legal briefs, develop legal strategy and arguments; represent clients in court and other administrative proceedings.
Advise officers, affiliates, and other member clients concerning internal affairs.
Interpret laws, rulings and regulations affecting labor unions.
Supervise and coordinate activities of law clerks and support staff.
Work well with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and experiences within the department, throughout the union, and with counterparts in other unions or allied organizations.

Travel and work hours:
Work is performed in our office at AFSCME Headquarters and not remotely.
Some travel may be required.
Extended work hours may be required.

Compensation:
Competitive salary based on years of experience.

To be considered:  Send letter of interest, resume and two writing samples by email to: recruiting@afscme.org. Applicants with less than three years of full-time attorney experience must also include a law school transcript.

Deputy General Counsel
U.S. Copyright Office
Washington, D.C.

The Deputy shares fully the responsibilities of the General Counsel for the administration of copyright law by the Copyright Office. Interprets Copyright Office programs and practices and makes policy recommendations as requested in specific areas of copyright law. Represents and speaks for the Copyright Office in speeches and discussions at legal and professional meetings, conferences, and seminars primarily in the United States. Contributes to articles and other writings for publication in law reviews, collections, professional journals, etc.

Conducts and directs research on problems involving the Office’s licensing, registration and recordation functions. Manages rulemaking related to these functions, including the registration of claims, deposit of copyrighted works, and recordation of documents. Oversees the Office’s administration of statutory licenses and the CCB and related rulemaking. Exercises Copyright Office’s statutory authority, as well as delegated authority, in the administration of policy studies and research in designated major research areas related to the process for refusals to register. Drafts proposed and final regulations for review and approval by the Register. Provides sound counsel and advice to all staff in the Copyright Office concerning legal issues in their respective areas of responsibility. Performs legal review of and drafts official replies in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Qualifications:
The competencies below are required for this position. Those marked with a double asterisk (**) are considered the most critical competencies for this position.

A candidate's resume must show a proven record of accomplishment that clearly demonstrates he or she has:
1. Ability to Conduct and Manage Research Related to Copyright and Administrative Law**: The successful candidate directed and coordinated research on range of problems involved in the development, implementation, and operation of U.S. copyright law, administrative law and Title 17, and in doing so performed the following: 1) planned, organized and coordinated research projects relate to the legal aspects of copyright; 2) conducted and directed research on problems involving registration of claims and the recordation of documents; 3) researched and provided advice on statutory licenses; 4) analyzed interrelationships of all aspects of legal issues related to Title 17; 5) ensured problems related to Title 17 are appropriately conceptualized and defined; 6) ensured information and research are fully analyzed and synthesized; 7) ensured that implications of legal research are identified and appropriate conclusions are drawn; and 8) generated and assesses alternatives and the consequences of choosing each alternative.
2. Ability to Lead and Supervise a Diverse Workforce Effectively**: The successful candidate supervised and managed a diverse staff including: 1) planning/assigning work; 2) setting/adjusting short-term work priorities; 3) evaluating work performance; 4) interviewing candidates for positions; 5) hearing and resolving employee complaints; 6) identifying developmental/training needs; 7) communicating organizational policies to the staff; 8) recommending awards for employees; 9)reviewing and approving serious disciplinary actions; and 10) finding ways to improve production quality.
3. Knowledge of Copyright Law**: The successful candidate demonstrated knowledge copyright law, litigation, statutory licensing, copyright registration and document recordation.
4. Ability to Convey Legal Analysis and Information Orally Through Briefings, Consultations, and Other Presentations: The successful candidate has the ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations.
5. Ability to Manage a Program and Effect Change: The successful candidate has the ability to lead and effect change in carrying out the organizational mission that reflects key goals, priorities, and values.
6. Ability to Communicate Effectively Other Than in Writing: The successful candidate has the ability to speak clearly and with professional poise in both formal and informal settings to customers, vendors, and peers, managers to both provide and seek information. This includes providing information that is accurate, current, and complete. This also includes targeting the amount, style, and content of the information to the needs of the receiver; actively listening to and understanding information; and listening to and answering questions thoughtfully and completely.

Education:
Applicants must possess an LL.B. or J.D., or higher degree from a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association or a state-accredited school of law and be an active member in good standing of the bar of a state, the District of Columbia, a territory of the United States, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Appointees must maintain active membership in good standing of the bar throughout their employment.

Legible copies of transcripts demonstrating that applicant is a graduate from an LL.B. or J.D., or higher degree program in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association or a state-accredited school of law must be attached to your online application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of the application. Official documents will be required if selected.

Also, a copy of bar membership demonstrating that applicant is a member in good standing of the bar of a state, the District of Columbia, a territory of the United States, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico must be attached to your online application.

You MUST submit a legible copy of your college/university transcripts to your online application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application. Official transcripts will be required if selected. Failure to submit the required legible documentation at the time of application will result in disqualification of your application.

Here is the link to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/673963400#shorten-link

Director of Legal Strategy
Yes, Every Kid
Arlington, Va.

Do you have a passion for K-12 education policy and the effect it can have on the daily lives of children across the country? Do you see the continued need and benefit of innovation in K-12 education to benefit every kid?

yes. every kid. is looking for an entrepreneurial attorney to build a comprehensive national strategy to implement and defend key state K-12 education policies, including through government oversight and FOIA requests, litigation management, and amicus briefs with coalition allies. 

The yes. every kid. team is remote with an optional in-person office in Arlington, VA. 

Your Responsibilities Include
Leading the development and driving the execution of a legal strategy to implement or defend K-12 education legislation and regulation, through the state and federal courts – including identifying and understanding the biggest headwinds and tailwinds and buildingand maintaining national coalitions and partnerships 
Managing workflow with outside counsel and coalition partners to file amicus briefs, interview stakeholders, and file litigation as necessary 
At times, collaborating with the yes. every kid. Government Affairs team, leadership, and key partners 
Assessing opportunities to obtain public information to advance the mission of yes. every kid. and evaluating supplied documentation 
Filing requests and appeals for the release of public data, under the Freedom of Information Act at the federal and state levels 
Working with government records custodians to narrow requests and execute timely follow-up, ensuring agency compliance under the law
Monitoring news, tracking regulations, and conducting outreach to allies for opportunities to defend transformative education policy wins

Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization
Hold J.D. and licensed to practice law 
Demonstrated administrative law and constitutional law expertise 
Experience conducting government watchdog activities 
An entrepreneurial attitude and interest in education policy 
Strong writing and communication skills 
Ability to work independently, and be very detail oriented 
Ability to work under tight timetables, in collaboration with a Government Affairs team 
Strong analytical skills 

About Us
yes. every kid. advocates for changes to K-12 education that help students discover, develop, and apply their unique abilities, establishing a foundation for a life of contribution and fulfillment. Every student should have access to a quality education that helps them move forward on the path to self-actualization.  

Our Values
Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

Here is the link to apply: https://careers.standtogether.org/main/jobs/5633?lang=en-us&iis=Job%20board&iisn=LinkedIn

Securities Litigation Associate Attorney - Job ID 273579
BCG Attorney Search
Washington, D.C.

The Washington, D.C. office of our client seeks a securities litigation associate attorney with 1-3 years of litigation experience. The candidate will be drafting comprehensive complaints and briefs in various trial and appellate courts. Will be taking a significant role in managing large discovery matters. Performing critical legal research on new, cutting-edge, and other complex issues. Background in securities law, finance, or accounting is preferred.

Additional Skills: The candidate should have exceptionally strong writing, research, and analytical skills.

BCG Attorney Search is the industry leader for placing candidates in permanent positions in law firms. Since 2000, our recruiters have placed several thousand attorneys and enjoyed extraordinarily high success rates with our candidates. As a BCG Attorney Search candidate, you have access to more opportunities than any legal placement firm in the United States. We are able to offer the most in-depth insight in the legal recruiting market thanks to our dedicated team of over 150 employees who mercilessly research, study and analyze the legal market. The depth and breadth of our research empowers us to place attorneys at rates that are unparalleled at any placement firm in the United States. Many of our recruiters make 30 to 40 placements per year, while recruiters at competitor firms are likely to make four or five. Unlike other placement firms that can only tell you about openings at major AmLaw firms, we place candidates of all backgrounds in firms of all sizes. While other legal recruiters only represent a narrow band of candidates from top law firms and top law schools, our research, firm contacts, and market insight allow us to place hundreds of candidates each year who do not fit this mold. It is rare that we do not get candidates we represent interviews and offers. No one in the world is better at legal recruiting and placement than BCG Attorney Search.

BCG Attorney Search will confidentially review your application and will not forward your materials to the firm without first discussing the opportunity with you. If you have any questions about this opening, please contact us at (800) 298-6440.
Here is the link to apply: https://www.bcgsearch.com/jobdetail/TMNM273579/job.html

Guns and Democracy Attorney Fellow
Giffords
United States (Remote) 

Location: Eastern or Central time zone preferred, Mountain or Pacific time zones considered

Led by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords is a nonprofit organization whose team is on a mission to save lives from gun violence. Giffords is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an environment that celebrates diversity, equity and inclusion. People of color, trans individuals, gender non-conforming individuals, women, people with differing abilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

For nearly 30 years, the experts at Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence have been fighting for a safer America by researching, drafting, and defending the laws, policies, and programs proven to save lives from gun violence. Founded in the wake of a 1993 mass shooting in San Francisco, in 2016 we joined forces with former Congresswoman and gun violence survivor Gabrielle Giffords to form a courageous new force for gun safety that stretches coast to coast, with offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, and New York. 

Position Summary
We are seeking a motivated attorney or candidate awaiting bar results with 0-3 years of work experience for a two-year fellowship to work alongside Giffords’s legal, government affairs, political, research, and communications staff on state and local gun violence prevention policy including on our Guns & Democracy project. This is an excellent opportunity to join a premier organization at the center of America’s fight to end its epidemic of gun violence led by an inspiring national figure. 

This is a full-time, two-year fellowship. Our preference is for a candidate who is in the Eastern or Central time zones but candidates working from other time zones in the contiguous US will be considered. Candidates who live within commuting distance of our Washington DC, New York, or San Francisco offices will have the opportunity to work in a hybrid remote/office model if desired. 

This position requires the ability and willingness to occasionally travel and/or work nights and weekends. As the safety and wellbeing of our team is of utmost importance, Giffords has been following strict COVID protocols including a requirement that all staff members are fully vaccinated against COVID 19, including boosters. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants, no phone calls or emails, please.

Duties + Responsibilities:
The position’s specific job responsibilities will vary but some examples are as follows:

State and Local Policy Work
Tracking, analyzing, and drafting legislation
Conducting policy and other research
Responding to requests for assistance from lawmakers, advocates, the press, and the public
Preparing written products including bill support letters, public testimony, blog posts, and research reports
Updating Giffords Law Center’s website with newly enacted legislation and court decisions
Participating in calls and meetings with local, state, and national coalition partners
Providing research and occasional administrative support to senior legal, government affairs, and research staff

Guns & Democracy Project
Under the direction of the Guns & Democracy project director, the staff attorney will help develop and execute an initiative dedicated to confronting the threat that armed violence poses to our democracy and its institutions. At a minimum, this will involve:

Building relationships and forming coalitions with individuals and organizations in democracy protection advocacy spaces
Tracking, analyzing, and developing legislation that protects people exercising First Amendment rights and engaging in other political activities from the threat of gun intimidation and violence
Working with Giffords Law Center litigation attorneys and pro bono counsel to identify legal theories to to challenge laws or policies that facilitate armed intimidation of individuals or facilitate political violence
Tracking violent and gun related rhetoric in campaigns, and candidate statements on violence and/or guns in public spaces
Drafting op-eds, blog posts, and reports including but not limited to the unique role of American gun culture in political violence

Required knowledge, skills + experience
JD with 0-3 years of post-law school work experience
A license to practice law in the United States (candidates awaiting bar results may apply) 
Exceptional attention to detail
Exceptional writing and editing skills
Ability to communicate complex information effectively
Strong capacity to analyze, interpret, and describe legislative text and policy proposals for both legal and non-legal audiences
A demonstrated commitment to social justice advocacy
Interest in legal policy work
Strong belief in and commitment to gun violence prevention
Strong work ethic and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Highly organized; able to work independently and problem solve 
Solutions oriented, creative, and flexible 
Strong interpersonal skills, sense of humor and ability to work well on a team
A commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and anti-racism

Salary + benefits
The salary range for this position begins at $85,000 annually with the exact salary depending on experience. Competitive benefits include employer-funded health, dental, and vision insurance; health, transit, and parking flexible spending accounts; 401k plan with 4% employer match; reimbursement for cell phone and monthly wifi stipend, 25 days of paid time off (PTO) annually plus paid week closure at the end of the calendar year; and ten paid federal holidays.

 Applying + the interview process
Apply with a resume and one-page cover letter that outlines your interest in and qualifications for this position.. Our interview process for this position includes a phone interview, a video interview, a skills assessment, and reference checks.

Here is the link to apply: https://giffords.applytojob.com/apply/guBVUINTcC/Guns-And-Democracy-Attorney-Fellow

Attorney Advisor (International)
Library of Congress - Legislative Branch
Washington, D.C.

The Attorney-Advisor (International) serves as a counsel for the Office of Policy and International Affairs (PIA) in the U.S. Copyright Office.

The Office of Policy and International Affairs has certain responsibilities for administering the copyright law with special emphasis on policy, legislative, and international matters. This Office assists the Register of Copyrights with the development and presentation of Copyright Office positions and proposals, and shares with the Office of General Counsel responsibility for working with Congress and its committees on matters of domestic legislation. In addition, the Office of Policy and International Affairs has primary responsibility for international aspects of copyright law and policy.

While performing daily activities, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring proper handling and security of all Library and Copyright Office materials.
The position description number for this position is 179621 and 179623.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbent of this position will work a Compflex; or Flextime; or Maxiflex work schedule.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
The incumbent must undergo and obtain a secret security clearance as a condition of employment.
The work entails foreign and domestic travel.

The Attorney-Advisor performs probing, innovative, accurate and fully documented legal research and written analyses. Researches, analyzes, locates, organizes, summarizes, and interprets legal information. Analysis may include difficult or misunderstood policy issues, and questions involving complex issues of U.S., foreign, and international copyright law, where the research direction is unclear or where resolution requires the advice and guidance of experts.

As a principal attorney, addresses difficult legal issues. Provides legal counsel to and briefs the Register of Copyrights, Associate Register and other senior level staff on various aspects of domestic and international issues that are under consideration and recommends ways to navigate the complexities and avoid adverse situations. Works with appropriate staff to develop and recommend strategies to examine and improve services to copyright constituencies and to secure congressional understanding and support for legislation related to the Office’s mission.

Plans the content, scope and emphasis of presentations to be made at seminars and meetings. Prepares and delivers oral presentations to officials and staff of the Copyright Office and the Library of Congress, officials of government agencies and organizations in the public and private sectors. Meets with officials and experts of foreign countries, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations. Coordinates the efforts of other countries at meetings, seminars, and agency programs using significant knowledge and recognized expertise in the field of U.S. and foreign copyright laws.

Prepares authoritative reports, legal arguments, legislative positions, and other analytical documents about changes in copyright policy or practice and which include various domestic or international copyright issues and justify recommendations or conclusions on significant legal issues of national or international significance. Prepares new public or internal procedures, guidelines, and other written products because of changes in domestic, foreign or international law. Such reports contribute significantly to the understanding of the nature of legal problems affecting the Office on both the domestic and international fronts and provide an authoritative basis for consideration of legislative proposals.

Drafts complex amendments to statutes, regulations, policies and practices. Drafts position papers, talking points, testimony, memoranda comparisons of laws and bills and other written products characterized by substantial breadth and depth, and which cover pertinent factors and relationships. Such written products are appropriate for use by the Librarian of Congress, Register of Copyrights, Associate Register, members of Congressional Committees, executive branch officials and government delegations.

Qualifications
Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.
Ability to Write/Communicate in Writing.**
Ability to Conduct Legal Research and Analysis of Domestic and International Property Matters.**
Knowledge of Domestic and International Copyright and Intellectual Property Matters.**
Ability to Meet and Deal with Others.
Ability to Convey Legal Analysis and Information Orally Through Briefings, Consultations, and Other Presentations.

Education
Applicants must possess an LL.B. or J.D., or higher degree from a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association or a state-accredited school of law and be a current active (or equivalent) member in good standing of the bar of a state, the District of Columbia, a territory of the United States, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Appointees must maintain active membership in good standing of the bar throughout their employment.

Here is the link to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/672957300#how-you-will-be-evaluated

International Law, Trade, and Transactions Senior Attorney
Clark Hill Law
Washington, D.C.

Clark Hill PLC is seeking a Senior Associate with 6+ years of experience for its International Law, Trade, and Transactions business unit in Washington, D.C. This associate will be responsible for writing administrative and appeal briefs and motions in antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) proceedings; preparing questionnaire responses in AD/CVD cases; participating in client onsite verifications; and the preparation of submissions to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The successful candidate will have knowledge of AD/CVD regulations, statutes, and proceedings; and experience in written legal argument at the Court of International Trade, Department of Commerce, or International Trade Commission. Past experience as a law clerk with the CIT is strongly preferred. Candidates should possess strong advocacy, research, and writing skills; a high-level attention to detail; and strong academic credentials. Successful candidates should be able to stay organized and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. All candidates must be licensed in at least one U.S. jurisdiction and eligible to waive into the D.C. bar without examination.

Interested candidates should provide a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample.

Here is the link to apply: https://clarkhillselfapply.viglobalcloud.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?Tag=bf224ba0-baca-4504-8469-8ace4e333f18

Ethics Attorney
Central Intelligence Agency
Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities Include:
Providing legal advice and policy counsel to CIA leadership on complex areas of law affecting the CIA's duties and responsibilities under authorities including the National Security Act, the CIA Act, and Executive Orders.
Conducting legal research and analysis on sensitive matters.
Providing training on a variety of laws and policies affecting CIA personnel, including but not limited to collection of intelligence, employment and anti-discrimination laws, and government ethics.
Maintaining productive working relationships with other Intelligence Community elements, federal agencies, and congressional committees.As an Ethics Attorney you will provide ethics advice to Agency personnel, review financial disclosure forms, conduct ethics training, and consult with the Office of Government Ethics on relevant issues.

You must apply online, while in the United States.
You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national U.S. citizens are eligible).
You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC, area.
You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
CIA is a drug-free workforce. The issue of illegal drug use is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.For further requirements information, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/how-we-hire/requirements/

Minimum Qualifications
Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
Active bar membership from any of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Minimum of three (3) years of attorney experience in Executive Branch ethics issues doing the following:

Providing ethics advice to current and former Executive Branch employees
Reviewing confidential and public financial disclosure forms (OGE 450 and OGE 278, respectively)
Conducting ethics training
Consulting with the Office of Government Ethics on ethics issues

All Applicants Are Reviewed For The Following Competencies
Legal analysis, reasoning and writing, including the ability to quickly integrate and synthesize facts and law to make legally sound decisions in compressed timeframes.
Interpersonal and communication skills.
The ability to work both independently and as a team member in a demanding environment.
The ability to exercise sound judgment in challenging situations.
Willingness to consider diverse perspectives and ability to navigate changing circumstances.
Ability to effectively manage multiple work assignments and competing priorities concurrently.
Ability to develop and maintain close and collaborative working relationships inside and outside the CIA.

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers; CIA Benefits: https://www.cia.gov/careers/working-at-cia/benefits/
Here is the link to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/628596600 

Litigation Attorney - 271220
BCG Attorney Search
Washington, D.C.

Washington DC office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a litigation attorney with 3+ years of experience. The candidate will do administrative appeals, investigations, audits and advising on other types of disputes. Judicial clerkship experience is a plus. Must be member of DC Bar or eligible to waive in. A background in healthcare litigation is helpful.

Additional Skills: The candidate must have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have strong academic credentials. Must be highly self-motivated; willing to take initiative. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have excellent interpersonal and analytical skills. Background in disputes with government agencies (whether litigation, investigations, or audits) is a plus. The firm offers benefits that include Medical, vision & dental insurance for employees (available for spouses, domestic partners and children), Dependent life insurance (spouse, partner, child), Long-term care insurance, Educational assistance program, Referral bonus program, Life, accidental death and dismemberment, 100% Firm-sponsored guarantee issue life insurance, Short-term and long-term disability, Healthcare flexible spending account (FSA), 401(k) and profit sharing, Pre-tax transportation benefits program, On-premises exercise facility, Paid time off, flex time and federal holidays, Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Parental Leave, Paid annual bar association membership dues, ID Theft Protection Benefits, and Infertility Planning Benefits.

This law firm was founded over four decades ago to support individuals and organizations in their needs. Their areas of practice include family law, health law, and federal grants. Their offices are located in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington DC.

BCG Attorney Search is the industry leader for placing candidates in permanent positions in law firms. Since 2000, our recruiters have placed several thousand attorneys and enjoyed extraordinarily high success rates with our candidates. As a BCG Attorney Search candidate, you have access to more opportunities than any legal placement firm in the United States. We are able to offer the most in-depth insight in the legal recruiting market thanks to our dedicated team of over 150 employees who mercilessly research, study and analyze the legal market. The depth and breadth of our research empowers us to place attorneys at rates that are unparalleled at any placement firm in the United States. Many of our recruiters make 30 to 40 placements per year, while recruiters at competitor firms are likely to make four or five. Unlike other placement firms that can only tell you about openings at major AmLaw firms, we place candidates of all backgrounds in firms of all sizes. While other legal recruiters only represent a narrow band of candidates from top law firms and top law schools, our research, firm contacts, and market insight allow us to place hundreds of candidates each year who do not fit this mold. It is rare that we do not get candidates we represent interviews and offers. No one in the world is better at legal recruiting and placement than BCG Attorney Search.

BCG Attorney Search will confidentially review your application and will not forward your materials to the firm without first discussing the opportunity with you. If you have any questions about this opening, please contact us at (800) 298-6440.


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