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Legal Director

The National Immigration Law Center

P.O. Box 34573
Washington, DC 20043
Phone: (202) 216-0261 Fax: (202) 216-0266 fax

Organization Type:- Public Interest

Practice Area:- Litigation

The candidate will work closely with the Executive Director and other senior leaders to develop an integrated vision and strategy for the Legal Department.. Will oversee legal intake process, case selection, case staffing; provide mentorship and ensure ongoing professional development of department staff. Ensure that Legal Department staff members and projects have clearly defined roles, goals, and systems for managing the work effectively. Supervise the execution of plans to ensure high standards performance and, in collaboration with other members of the Legal Department team, serve as the go-to resource to Legal Department staff. Partner with program directors and campaign leads to ensure that the Legal Department’s work is integrated and well-coordinated across the departments and key partners. Manage the operations of the Legal Department management team. Provide mentorship to Legal Department staff in litigation, integration of firm’s core strategies, developing and growing external relationships, and moving forward firm’s work under the strategic framework and campaign work. Provide analysis of court rulings and legal strategy for the Executive Director or senior staff; articulate firm’s legal analysis to the public and the media as requested by the Executive Director and Communications Director. Serve as a spokesperson with the media, testify before Congress or other policymaking bodies based on area of expertise, and present at national conferences or other public speaking engagements that further firm’s mission and legal strategies. Engage with key stakeholders, including movement allies, donors, and board members, including providing periodic reports to the board of directors. Develop a robust impact litigation and legal advocacy strategy in support of broader immigrants’ rights movement strategies; develop legal theories and cases, as well as litigate key select cases. Develop and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with law firms, law school clinics, and other coalition partners.

Qualification and Experience The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree. An active member in good standing with the State Bar Association is required. Must have 7-10 years of litigation experience, to include substantial experience in federal courts, the Supreme Court, appellate practice, and constitutional law. Expertise in public interest impact litigation is strongly preferred. Nonprofit work experience strongly preferred. Must have 5+ years of proven management experience and a track record of successful team leadership through communication and building community. Experience working with external co-counsel or in a coalition setting comprised of multiple organizational partners and demonstrated ability to resolve conflicts constructively is essential. Excellent litigation strategy skills is essential. Must have a deep understanding of the intersectional issues pertaining to immigrant rights.

Privacy Attorney

Marina Sirras & Associates LLC

Job ID: 3142

Our client is a top firm, seeking a Privacy Associate for its Digital and Technology Group in Washington, DC.

Qualified attorneys will have 3-6 years of experience in privacy and data security law, preferrably at a peer law firm. The right attorney for this position will ahve experience counseling clients regarding corporate, regulatory, litigation, and internal investigations using a data-science approach. Admission to the DC bar is also required. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing practice while working with sophisticated clients.

Requirements: • 3-6 years of privacy and data security experience preferably in a top law firm • Counseling clients regarding corporate, regulatory, litigation and internal investigation matters using a data-science approach • Experience drafting information security and privacy contractual provisions, including warranties and representation, specific indemnities and informationsecurity addendums for vendors, and developing ongoing audit and review protocols • Experience developing proactive programs to comply with federal, state and international cybersecurity and privacy laws and regulations is preferred • A JD received with excellent academic credentials • Admission in good standing to the DC bar Only qualified applicants will be considered. All applications must include a resume

Here is the link to apply: http://www.lawseek.com/contact.cfm

Also, contact:

Marina Sirras & Associates LLC 
420 Lexington Avenue - Suite 2545 
New York, NY 10170-2599 
Telephone: 212-490-0333 
Contact: Marina Sirras

Staff Attorney

Events D.C.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The Staff Attorney is a highly trained and skilled attorney with the responsibility for assisting the General Counsel with a variety of legal, corporate and legislative affairs affecting Events DC. The Staff Attorney reports directly to the General Counsel, and work is performed under the direction and supervision of the General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel, and/or Associate General Counsel(s).

EXAMPLES OF WORK ASSIGNED: The following is intended only as an illustration of the work that may be performed. The omission of a specific task does not exclude it from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment. • Drafts, reviews and negotiates a variety of transactional documents, including facility licenses, sponsorship agreements, marketing agreements and sports and entertainment-related agreements. • Conducts research and analysis; interprets statutes, regulations and caselaw; prepares legal memoranda, letters or reports, and providesadvice and counsel as requested. • Investigates property and casualty claims by or against Events DC. • Assists with litigation and administrative practice. • Ensures that Events DC complies with applicable laws. • Performs a variety of related tasks and duties as assigned.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: • Familiarity with District and Federal government agencies. • Advanced legal research skills, including the use of library-based and electronic research solutions (e.g., LEXIS and Westlaw). • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. • Superior writing skills and ability to prepare sound, concise, and legally sustainable agreements. • Ability to express ideas and convey information effectively, both orally and in writing. • Excellent evaluation, analytical, and problem-solving skills. • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. • Ability to exercise sound, independent judgment and discretion. • Ability to prioritize tasks and perform with minimal supervision. • Ability to operate in organized manner and to develop and maintain accurate records.

CORE COMPETENCIES (SPECIALIST): • Job Knowledge and Technical Expertise • Strategic Thinking • Project Management • Problem Solving • Attention to Detail ADA

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Ability to read instructions, directions, letters, memos and other written materials. • Ability to converse orally and utilize standard telephones and mobile devices to receive and communicate information with staff and customers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and admitted to the Bar of the District of Columbia (or if not currently admitted, expected to obtain admission within 12 months from date of hire). • At least four years’ experience, preferably with at least two years working as in-house counsel • Experience in corporate law, public assembly/hospitality industry law, sports and entertainment law, municipal law, and/or legislative affairs preferred.

​Here is the link to apply: https://www.teamworkonline.com/multiple-properties/liveeventjobs/events-dc-jobs/staff-attorney-1952810?source=Indeed

Legislative Attorney​ (Communications Law)

Library of Congress

Washington, D.C.

​Summary The Congressional Research Service (CRS), American Law Division (ALD), seeks a Legislative Attorney to analyze legal questions that emerge from the work of Congress related to communications law in particular and American public law generally. This is a non-litigating position emphasizing qualifications and interest in legal research and writing in a public service legislative context(Input information for appropriate position).

Responsibilities: The Legislative Attorney prepares objective, non-partisan analytical studies and descriptive and background memoranda and reports on legal issues of national significance; provides personal consultation and assistance to congressional committees, Members, and staff on legal issues throughout the legislative process; and participates in or leads team research projects and seminars. The incumbent is expected to develop over time the skills necessary to provide legal analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff at increasingly sophisticated levels. Candidates with research experience in and broad general knowledge of legal issues regarding communications law in particular and American public law in general; who demonstrate strong research, writing, and oral communication skills; and who possess a portfolio of high quality legal analytical writing are encouraged to apply. Experience as a judicial clerk will be beneficial. The position’s primary focus is the broad area of communications law. However, given ALD’s relatively small staff and the breadth of issues ALD covers for Congress, candidates must also be capable of working in a number of different areas of the law and have the intellectual curiosity to seek out and maintain a broad portfolio of legal issues. Thus, applicants should also have knowledge of constitutional and administrative law and statutory interpretation.

Legislative Attorney duties include: • Prepares probing and innovative written legal analyses, arguments, briefs, or other analytical documents that relate complex variables within the attorney's specialized field of law to the development, interpretation, or implementation of important public policies. • Provides congressional staff with consultations and oral briefings that clarify legal questions, identify and discuss legal options, and inform congressional staff of CRS informational and analytical capabilities within the scope of the attorney's subject areas. • Prepares authoritative descriptive and background reports, memoranda, bill digests, surveys of laws, comparisons of laws and bills, and other types of written responses for congressional committees, Members, and staff that are characterized by substantial breadth and depth and that cover all pertinent factors and relationships. • Advises and assists other legislative attorneys, analysts, and specialists through provision of legal analysis and information in support of their service to Congress. • Prepares and delivers oral presentations at CRS seminars and other outreach programs. • In response to congressional inquiries, locates, organizes, summarizes, and interprets legal information and other pre-existing legal materials, on difficult or misunderstood policy issues through research, including search of the reference collections and databases of CRS, the Library, other institutions or through contacts and networking with Executive Branch officials or other professionals in the field. • CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century. • CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective, and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation's best thinking on legal and public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees. • The position description number for this position is 4712. • The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area. • The incumbent of this position will work a flexitime or compflex work schedule. • This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position. • Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement. • While it is the Library's policy to afford the maximum pay benefit to employees when setting rates of pay, a new appointee who has had no previous federal service will generally be paid the minimum step of the grade. 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. • Knowledge of communications law in particular and American public law generally** • Ability to analyze legal issues** • Ability to write in a legal context** • Ability to convey legal analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations. • Ability to work effectively in a high pressure environment. • Ability to work collaboratively with others. • Ability to exercise objectivity in all phases of analysis and consultation. • Ability to exercise judgment and discretion. • Ability to build and maintain a professional network. • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

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

Counsel

Universal Service Administrative Company

Washington, D.C.

Organization Type:- Public Interest

Job Type:- Attorney

Years of Experience:- Max 2 yrs required

Practice Area:- Telecommunications >> Telecommunications Counsel

The candidate will be responsible to provide legal advice and counsel to other attorneys in the USAC Office of General Counsel and to internal clients. Working in a creative and fast-paced environment, the Counsel will research law, investigate facts, and prepare written and verbal analysis and guidance. Among others, your responsibilities will include the following: Research and analyze statutes, regulations, administrative codes, administrative decisions, judicial decisions, and treatises to prepare legal documents, such as briefs, appeal responses, and contracts. Counsel to other members of the USAC Office of General Counsel and USAC business units concerning High Cost, Lifeline, Schools and Libraries, and Rural Health Care programs and the interpretation of rules and regulations related to the Universal Service Fund andthe universal service support mechanisms. Research, investigate and analyze audit findings, whistleblower complaints, and USF program compliance investigations. Assist federal government agencies with law enforcement investigations. Perform other specific duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience: The candidate must have a Bachelor Degree and/or relevant technical training and certifications. A Juris Doctorate from an accredited college or university is necessary. Should have 6 months to 2 years of directly related experience. Experience or coursework in telecommunications law, administrative law and/or non-profit law is essential. Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver information concisely orally and in writing are must. 1 year of law practice in a law firm, or in a government agency is preferred. Strong analytical and legal research skills are essential. Should have proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Must have license in good standing and admission to the Bar in at least one state or ability to obtain license within 6 months of employment.