Attorney

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $80,000
Maximum: $100,000

Published

07/13/2018

Start Date

09/10/2018

Application Deadline

08/10/2018

Address

820 First Street Northeast
Suite 675
Washington
District of Columbia
20002
United States

Description

The Niskanen Center, a 501(c)(3) advocacy organization that works to change public policy through direct engagement in the policymaking process, seeks a lawyer with 3-5 years of litigation experience to join our legal team. The lawyer would work primarily on property rights issues created by the abuse of eminent domain by oil and gas pipeline companies, and potentially on public nuisance issues created by fossil fuel producers, cases challenging the Trump Administration’s immigration policies, and other interesting litigation. The lawyer will report to Niskanen’s chief counsel.


Excellent legal thinking and writing are essential, and an entrepreneurial attitude will be rewarded. 

Benefits

Benefits include premium health and dental coverage, flexible vacation policy, and professional development opportunities.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent conversational Spanish would be a plus in our immigration work.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

J.D.


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