Investigative Counsel

U.S. Senate
Washington, D.C.

The majority (Republican) staff of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is accepting applications for an investigative counsel position. Applicants should demonstrate a strong interest in both congressional investigations and legislation. Applicants must be motivated, hard-working self-starters. They should have strong written and oral communication skills.

Please email a cover letter and resume to with the subject line Counsel Application.

Staff Attorney

Clark Construction Group
Bethesda, MD

There is a reason that Clark is a leader in the construction industry. Simply put, it’s our people. You can play a critical role in the future of our cities and communities with a career at Clark Construction. From monuments and museums, to stadiums, hospitals, universities, highways, hotels and more, Clark has shaped America’s skyline for over a century. Our work leaves a lasting legacy; the same goes for our people. We owe our success to the leadership, talent, and drive of our employees. With a wide range of opportunities from management, to finance, to engineering and more, explore the many ways to grow your career and build your own legacy at Clark. Come be a part of our team, today! 

Clark is seeking a Staff Attorney for its Mid Atlantic region. This role is extremely hands on and client facing. 

Analyze, review and draft contracts (construction contracts, subcontracts, and other miscellaneous agreements).
Lead negotiation efforts to achieve contract terms consistent with Clark’s corporate standards.
Provide legal guidance to corporate leadership on various business and industry related matters.
Work with the Department Leadership to provide legal support to Clark and its subsidiaries.
Prepare and facilitate corporate matters including preparing resolutions and minutes of directors’ and shareholders’ meetings, and other miscellaneous corporate documents.
Participate in dispute avoidance/resolution strategy sessions with departmental and company leadership.
In conjunction with outside counsel, coordinate corporates responses to pleadings, discovery, and demands.
Manage litigation budgets and claim reporting (internal and external).
Provide training to the organization on a variety of legal topics.

Juris Doctorate degree from a top accredited law school.
Active bar membership (Maryland membership is not necessary).
Approximately 1 - 3 years of law firm or clerkship experience.
Construction experience is a plus but not required.
Strong interpersonal skills along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.#LI-LG-CK 

Here is the link to apply:

Regulatory Compliance Counsel

National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions
Arlington, VA

The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Regulatory Compliance Counsel with at least 3 years of experience in consumer financial services regulations. The counsel will provide our members with accurate, timely, and comprehensive assistance on federal regulations impacting credit unions, particularly those issued by the NCUA and the CFPB.

Who we are:
NAFCU is the leading trade association for America’s federally-insured credit unions. Our mission is to strengthen credit unions by providing our members and the credit union industry the absolute best in federal advocacy, education, and compliance assistance. Extreme member service and responsiveness is our hallmark. Our continued membership growth shows that we have what the industry is looking for.

Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. We constantly are striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our members. If you have a growth mindset and enjoy challenging work, you probably are a great fit for our team!

Who you are:
You enjoy learning new things and are willing to roll up your sleeves and learn by doing. You appreciate professional development opportunities and enjoy working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment that also has work-life balance. You thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented atmosphere and take pride in helping others.

You have at least 3 years of experience with and a strong working knowledge of the federal compliance laws related to consumer financial products and services. You have strong research, writing, and organizational skills and enjoy taking ownership of projects and improving processes. You can independently prioritize a varied workload, balance multiple tasks and projects without missing deadlines, and work efficiently while generating high quality work product. You like public speaking and can communicate complex ideas to a layperson audience. You have experience working at a credit union or financial institution, and an interest in credit unions.

What you'll do: 
The counsel’s primary responsibility is to provide direct responses to credit union inquiries through NAFCU’s Compliance Helpline. The counsel is also responsible for developing and producing regulatory compliance assistance materials, writing articles and blogs, and may assist in creating educational content. The counsel also has public speaking responsibilities and will teach educational sessions to audiences of all sizes multiple times a year. You may be required to travel approximately two to three weeks per year.

Position Requirements:
Law degree and bar membership
At least 3 years of experience with consumer financial services regulations – in-house operational experience at a credit union or other financial institution highly desired
Strong research skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
The ability to speak publicly to audiences of various sizes both in-person and in webinars
Strong time management skills for handling multiple tasks, setting priorities, focusing on detail, and organizing workflow with minimal supervision 
Some travel required

In order to be considered for the position, all applicants must email a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to EOE

Software Attorney

Appian Corporation
Tysons, Va.

The Software Attorney is responsible for the review, negotiation, and drafting of Appian's contracts as well as handling other legal matters for a fast-growing software company. 

This position will be the primary legal resource for Appian's global sales team and will report to Appian's General Counsel or a Deputy General Counsel. It requires significant experience negotiating, drafting and analyzing information technology related contracts, such as software licensing and professional consulting services contracts. Work with international clients and partners before and after regular business hours may also be required. 

Background and Experience 

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and/or qualities:

Ability to read critically, write persuasively, and speak fluently
Demonstrated effective writing and interpersonal skills
Minimum of 3 years of experience in commercial, information technology contracts, in the areas of contract administration, management and negotiation, demonstrating increasing responsibility
Experience with non-standard contract change requests, contract terminations, contract modifications, and changes in scope
Highly motivated self-starter capable of working independently, taking the initiative to handle complex challenges, prioritizing multiple ongoing projects, and developing quick turn-around contract management strategies
Excellent problem solving, organizational and communications skills
Skilled with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook and other software products as required
Solid business judgment
Juris Doctorate required
Must be able to work on-site at Appian headquarters in Tysons, VA
Software company work experience is preferred

Here is the link to apply:

Ethics and Compliance Associate Corporate Counsel, Political Law

Washington, D.C.

Minimum qualifications:
JD or equivalent practical experience.
Admitted to the bar and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g., have registered in-house status) in the state in which the role is located.
Experience with political law enforcement and compliance issues, with focus on federal, state and local gift rules and lobbying compliance.

Preferred qualifications:
5 years of compliance experience working in a fluid, high-tech environment.
Experience with campaign finance laws, including advising on contributions, corporate activity and political committees.
In-house experience building risk-based US political law compliance programs.
Ability to thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Ability to navigate ambiguities, prioritize and manage numerous simultaneous projects under deadline pressure.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism.

About the job:
Google is an ambitious company. To push the limits of technology we have to take some bold steps. It’s the job of our Ethics & Compliance team to help us manage daring moves successfully. As a part of this group, you strive to identify risk in a non-traditional and ever-changing business. Your work allows us to navigate the uncertain aspects of our business future in creative ways that stay true to Google's high ethical standards. As part of a team of whip-smart lawyers, you are a self-driven team player who is able to collaborate with colleagues in person or remotely. In this role, you’ll also work alongside local partners to better understand–and address–their business needs while staying true to your mission. This is a fantastic opportunity for any lawyer who enjoys a challenge, who has strong interpersonal skills, and a thirst for learning as much as they can about the business they support.

The associate corporate counsel advises on all aspects of the political law compliance programs, with particular focus on lobbying and US government ethics.

20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for handling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you take on unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.

Assist in all aspects of the political law compliance programs, with focus on US federal, state and local laws pertaining to government ethics and lobbying. Also assist in compliance with non-US lobbying laws.
Provide timely, practical legal advice to a broad array of stakeholders across Google, including public policy, product and commercial legal teams.
Design and manage user-focused and scalable compliance processes and training. 
Oversee federal, state and local political law filings. 
Assist with other compliance programs as requested.

Here is the link to Apply:

eData Attorney

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Washington, D.C.

     Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms is seeking to add additional attorneys to existing and future discovery document review projects in our Washington DC office. The Morgan Lewis eData team delivers innovation and efficiency across all of the discovery and information governance challenges our clients face. Using the best of technology and mobility, we have the global capacity to provide end-to-end discovery and information governance anywhere on the planet. Our unique hybrid team of lawyers and technologists serves clients across a wide range of industries and practice areas. Our mission is to combine great lawyering with technology and process to deliver real efficiency and value to clients.

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Responsibilities: • Performs document review and other project level support including making redactions, privilege logging, and assisting with witness and depositionpreparation • Supports due diligence and contract management process by reviewing all different types of contracts and agreements to extract out key information • Supports information governance projects by reviewing and revising record retention policies and schedules • Provides support, as necessary, to eData Associates (e.g. performing database searches, batching of documents, preparing status reports) Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree (B.A); Juris Doctorate (J.D) • Bar Membership: Provide proof of an active bar membership in the District of Columbia, as well as proof of good standing. • Previous formal discovery document review experience (at least 1 project) including experience with document review platforms • Experience reviewing and revising existing record retention policies, as well as performing legal research to identify retention periods for specific record types • Experience reviewing, analyzing and extracting information from all different types of contracts • Self-starter; able to work independently with strong planning and organizational skills • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to develop relationships with all levels of personnel • Strong client service orientation

To apply for a position, please call the following contact: • Professional Staff positions - 1-866-963-7137

Bilingual Immigration Attorney

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington

Requisition Number 20-0074
Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. We believe in strengthening the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. Catholic Charities works to create a world in which every person is cherished, regardless of individual limitations, and strengthened in the use of personal gifts in order to reach his or her full potential as a valued member of the community. We are looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values. 

JOB SUMMARY: The Attorney provides legal advice and representation in accord with the best practice of the profession. The position assists the Director of Immigration Legal Services with all internal and external reporting and with the supervision of assigned interns/volunteers.

• Interview individuals seeking legal assistance and advise the client as to possible options through proper interpretation of current laws.
• Provide ongoing legal representation to the client commencing with the initial intake interview, drafting of documents, correspondence and client applications/petitions.
• Conduct outreach activities in the community related to legal issues. 
• Assist with the supervision of assigned interns/volunteers.
• Ensure the timely submission of all external and internal program reports. 
• Serve as liaison between the program and community partners. 

• Law Degree (J.D.). 
• Admission to the practice of law in any state and/or Washington, DC (Maryland Bar Preferred).
• This position will require completion of Continuing Legal Education, in addition to any and all licensing requirements for the Jurisdiction where the attorney is licensed to practice. 
• One-year experience in immigration law.

• Bilingual (English and Spanish or French). 
• Verbal and written communication skills.
• Public speaking skills in English and Spanish or French. 

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Mid-Level Corporate Attorney 

Alchemy Legal

Mid-Level Corporate Attorney - Washington, DC
     One of our Am Law 100 firms seeks to hire an additional mid-level associate attorney for its corporate practice group in their Washington, DC office.
     Requirements: • 6+ years of law firm experience • M&A ,equity financing, and general counsel work • Excellent academic credentials • Effective communication skills • Must be a member of the DC Bar For consideration and to hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations. Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere. 
     To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations. Kind Regards, Karrissa Johnston Talent Acquisition Specialist

D.C. Center for Human Rights - Staff Attorney 1

American Bar Association, Req. #247
Washington, D.C.

     The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights is seeking an experienced human rights attorney for a one year fellowship with the Justice Defenders Program. Candidates with experience working on labor and business and human rights issues are encouraged to apply. All applicants must have authorization to work in the United States. The ABA does not sponsor visas. 
     1)  The Justice Defenders Program provides pro bonolegal assistance to human rights advocates working in difficult environments and vulnerable circumstances by: Advising on, and raising public awareness of, sensitive trials and cases; connecting pro bono lawyers with requisite expertise with local lawyers to provide advice on international law standards, share best practices, and assist in developing advocacy and litigation strategies; and observing trials that have garnered local, regional, or international attention and/or have the potential of changing the law, for better or worse, within the country, and providing analysis of those trials. Advising on, and raising public awareness of, sensitive trials and cases; connecting pro bono lawyers with requisite expertise with local lawyers to provide advice on international law standards, share best practices, and assist in developing advocacy and litigation strategies; and observing trials that have garnered local, regional, or international attention and/or have the potential of changing the law, for better or worse, within the country, and providing analysis of those trials.
     The Justice Defenders Program's global reach enables it to help human rights defenders in virtually any country. The Program is sensitive to varied political and factual circumstances and its assistance is tailored to realities "on the ground." With experienced staff and a dynamic network of pro bono lawyers at the ready, the Program can respond rapidly to acute crises or take on long-term projects as needed.
     The staff attorney will report directly to the Director of the Justice Defenders Program. 
Responsibilities shall include: 
     Case Management: The staff attorney shall identify and vet potential cases concerning harassment of labor rights activists, conduct preliminary assessments of legal issues, place the case with pro bono counsel, manage the observation of trials and coordinate the provision of pro bonolegal assistance. 
Research and Writing: The staff attorney shall conduct legal and other research and write memoranda, speeches, and articles, including for publication, in the areas of their relevant thematic expertise, and provide substantive advice and information to the Director on the same.Investigations and Advocacy: The staff attorney will organize and lead fact-finding missions to investigate patterns of harassment of labor rights activists and impediments to accountability for labor rights violations.
     Please note: Program staff are expected to travel up to 25% of the time. The staff attorney shall be expected to begin immediately, and no later than one (1) month after notification of their successful application.
     Qualifications: The successful candidate(s) will have: a) a minimum of two (2) years of legal experience, post-graduation (J.D. or equivalent), b) a minimum of one (1) year in labor or business and human rights-related legal advocacy or investigations; c) an ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally, with a range of different audiences, and a knowledge of international financial institutions and international organizations, including the various European regional bodies; and d) strong interpersonal skills in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Foreign language fluency preferred.J.D. or equivalent degree is required. Compensation shall be commensurate with experience.
     Here is the link to apply:

Legal Counsel


     At Improbable, we’re bringing together technology and games to create new opportunities and experiences. In order to achieve this, we need unique perspectives from diverse people, empowered to revolutionise how online games are made, delivered and paid for. We believe one of the biggest, most impactful changes to the way we live our lives is going to come from the medium of games. Realising new communities, societies and vocations through virtual worlds is what drives our people and gives them purpose.
     Your Mission: Improbable is building a founding team in the U.S. to deliver on a number of active projects to the US Government. This team is comprised of experienced, versatile and entrepreneurial individuals that want to help solve some of the most critical challenges that face our government. As the first in-house Legal Counsel for this business unit, you will build a resilient foundational core of legal compliance and be the authority on all legal aspects of the US business.
     Areas for Impact: Participate in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters. • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of transactional agreements related to all major business transactions, including both commercial and governmental contracts and licensing agreements. • Ensure that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, particularly in areas such as privacy, securities, export control (ITAR, EAR), and human resources. • Structure and manage the company’s internal legal function and staff and liaises with London-based legal team when required. • Work with outside counsel on major complex issues and oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel. • Advise on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities We’d like to hear from you if you identify with the following • Member of Virginia bar, or other U.S. state bar and qualified as in-house counsel in Virginia • Minimum 7 + years related experience at a law firm or comparable in-house or government position (combination preferred). • Outstanding analytical, communication and organizational skills, including excellent drafting and negotiation skills. • Sound business judgement, strong work ethic and flexibility/adaptability to manage multiple wide-ranging matters, conflicting deadlines, and new areas of expertise as business needs change. • Capable of providing practical legal advice to members of business teams at all levels. • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to build and support a growing team. • Demonstrated experience in software licensing, contract negotiations, and government contracting (including FAR, DFARS, ITAR, and EAR) and managing compliance with applicable laws and regulations. • Strong attention to detail.
     While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!
     Here is the link to apply:

Attorney Advisor
Federal Communications Commission
GS 12-13

Responsibilities: Works on complex legal issues that often require balancing conflicting interests. These matters can have an important impact on the telecommunications industry and affect major private and public interests. Provides authoritative advice to bureau officials on the Commission’s role in implementing policies and procedures pursuant the Communications Act. Drafts and reviews orders and regulations relating to wireline matters. Identifies and analyzes challenging issues and works with internal and external stakeholders to arrive at the best solution, taking into account both legal and policy concerns. Provides policy recommendations to division and bureau management. Analyzes public comments and makes recommendations for new rules or modification to existing rules Prepares agenda items and proposed memorandum opinions and orders, notices of proposed rulemaking, and other decisional documents. Traveling is required.

Qualifications: Professional law experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position to be filled.

Specialized Experience: Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. For GS-12 level: Must possess 1+ year of professional law experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal Service. Professional law experience includes the following: Conducting in-depth legal research; Drafting legal documents; and Providing input regarding the resolution of legal issues. For GS-13 level: Must possess 2+ years of professional law experience and 1+ year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience includes the following: conducting legal research and preparing legal documents; developing research strategies for complex legal issues; writing documents such as briefs, issue papers, rulemaking items or portions thereof, and report summaries with analyses and recommendations; and making oral presentations, communicating legal research results, and defending legal positions.

Education requirements include: a JD, LL.B., and/or LL.M. Deadline: 03/06/2020

Here is the link to apply:

Healthy Together Staff Attorney
The Children's Law Center in Washington, DC

Children’s Law Center (CLC) fights so every child in DC can grow up with a loving family, good health and a quality education. Judges, pediatricians and families turn to us to advocate on behalf children who are abused or neglected, who aren’t learning in school, or who have health problems that can’t be solved by medicine alone. With nearly 85 staff and hundreds of pro bono lawyers, we reach 1 out of every 9 children in DC’s poorest neighborhoods – more than 5,000 children and families each year. And, we multiply this impact by advocating for city-wide solutions that benefit all children. Learn more at CLC’s Healthy Together is a medical-legal partnership for DC’s children. CLC partners with Children’s National Health System, Mary’s Center and Unity Health Care to help vulnerable children and their families overcome barriers to good health by holding agencies, landlords, and schools accountable for inappropriate school programs, the failure to provide medically necessary services, and illegal, unhealthy housing conditions.

Position Description: CLC invites applications for a full-time staff attorney to work with Healthy Together to begin immediately. The Staff Attorney will represent parents and caregivers in education/special education, health care access and housing matters, and will advocate to address other health-harming legal needs families are experiencing. The Staff Attorney will also be responsible for conducting intakes with potential clients, providing advice and referral information, and performing community outreach activities. The Staff Attorney will work out of CLC as well as within a medical clinic setting. Requirements and Qualifications • DC Bar membership or eligibility to waive into the DC Bar required • Intellectual aptitude and curiosity • Excellent analytical ability • Strong writing ability • Commitment to working with low-income clients • Cultural Competence • Persistence/diligence • Excellent interpersonal skills • Spanish-speaking proficiency preferred • Driver’s license required

Children’s Law Center has a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural humility. Our aim is to maintain an inclusive, respectful and equitable workplace and ensure all employees are culturally humble in order to most effectively achieve our mission and secure the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Position is open until filled. Start date is ASAP. Start date is subject to change. No telephone calls please. Send resume, cover letter, references and two page writing sample via email, fax or U.S. mail to: Healthy Together Staff Attorney Search Committee, Children’s Law Center, 501 3rd Street NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20001
fax: 202.467.4949


Microsoft Corporation
Washington, D.C.

Job number 780785
The Microsoft Corporate, External and Legal Affairs (CELA) department has an immediate opening for a dynamic, motivated and experienced attorney to support our U.S. Regulated Industries (USRI) business.  USRI focuses on Government, Financial Services, and Health/Life Sciences customers.  This role will primarily focus on providing transaction and compliance support in the Government segment.  The role is based in the Washington, DC. area, though other locations may be considered for the right candidate.

     Transaction and Compliance Support
     Draft, negotiate and advise business clients relative to complex cloud computing deals, strategic alliances, software licensing, consulting services, product support, and other agreements with USRI customers and partners
     Develop and support compliance programs, systems, processes and training appropriate for a world-class cloud service provider to governments and highly-regulated industries
     Orchestrate issues and input from multiple stakeholders to drive deal closure
Help localize and develop model standard agreements and clauses for future USRI deals
     Coordinate legal matters handled by external counsel for large USRI deals and compliance-related projects

Strategy Development:
     Provide strategic advice on newly emerging information technology business and government contracting models, including Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), CRADAs, and OTAs
     Provide strategic advice and guidance on rapidly changing privacy, data security, cyber-security and other regulatory issues impacting US government customers and large regulated industries

Minimum Qualifications:
     JD degree from an accredited US law school with excellent academic credentials
     Admission to and in good standing with the state bar of at least one U.S. state
     At least 5 years of relevant transactional experience gained in-house or at a law firm
     Strong analytical, writing and oral communication skills
     Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and PowerPoint

Ideal experience:
     History of negotiating complex information technology agreements with governments and highly regulated industries
     Knowledge of and practical experience with FAR, DFARS, commercial item procurement, cybersecurity, ITAR, Trade Agreements Act, national security, small business set asides and small business subcontracting, and other unique US Government requirements
     Experience and knowledge in transactions pertaining to intellectual property rights
     Demonstrated project management skills
     Background in complex mergers and acquisitions transactions
     Proficiency in advising on data protection issues and privacy laws
     Understanding of advanced technologies including artificial intelligence and blockchain
     National security clearance

Desired personal attributes:
     Highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced sales environment with minimal supervision
     "Team player" who enjoys partnering with cross-functional teams to solve complex issues in a highly-matrixed environment
     Service-oriented individual who addresses business requests for legal advice promptly and crisply
     Demonstrates sound judgment in ambiguous situations
     Understands business issues and has a pragmatic, customer-focused orientation
     Inquisitive and curious - enjoys learning new technical concepts, tackling cutting-edge legal issues and thrives on change

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. Microsoft is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

Here is the link to apply: ​



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