Earthjustice is hiring a
Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are guided by a passionate, ambitious vision for the future for people and our planet: until justice stands for all, we will never rest. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.
Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Chicago, Seattle, Bozeman, and Washington, D.C.
The Senior Counsel for Conflicts and Lobbying Compliance is responsible for Earthjustice’s lobbying compliance, including providing legal advice and training across the organization on issues of lobbying, lobbying registration and reporting for our (c)(3) and our (c)(4) partner organization, as well as compliance with the professional responsibility rules with particular emphasis on conflicts of interest applicable to legal professionals. The Senior Counsel will join Earthjustice’s General Counsel’s team, and reports to Earthjustice’s Deputy General Counsel.
Those who can work remotely with access to our San Francisco, CA Headquarters, or one of our other offices preferred. Remote from other locations in the U.S. will also be considered.
Law Practice and Professional Responsibility (40%):
Supervisory Responsibilities (10%):
Salary is dependent on experience and location. Remote with access to our San Francisco, CA headquarters or one of our twelve other offices preferred. Remote from other locations in the U.S will also be considered.
We offer a mission- and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package, including excellent benefits. Earthjustice is an equal-opportunity employer and highly values diversity.
Interested candidates should submit the following via Jobvite by February 11th, 2024, to be considered:
Please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies. Earthjustice only accepts resumes submitted for positions that are currently open. Unsolicited resumes, or resumes for posted positions that are not submitted via the on-line application process (where available), will not be reviewed or retained.
Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.
For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
For positions located within the City of Los Angeles: We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
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