Managing Counsel

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary is competitive.

Published

08/02/2018

Application Deadline

08/30/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee (LCC) a membership organization composed of over 2,000 union-side labor lawyers in the U.S. are interested in hiring an attorney familiar with the practice of union-side labor law and the LCC to manage and develop LCC programs in cooperation with the LCC Board of Directors, the Executive Director of the LCC (the General Counsel of the AFL-CIO), and the AFL-CIO Legal Department. The position will involve conceiving, coordinating, and expanding the LCC’s educational programs for labor lawyers at every level of experience; serving as a resource to the union lawyer community; promoting unions and the practice of union-side labor law; advancing diversity in the labor bar; building relationships with academics and law students; contributing to the knowledge, skill and activism of LCC members in order to better support the labor movement and its work; and providing counsel to the LCC Board, including planning Board meetings and insuring compliance with corporate duties. The lawyer will be responsible for developing and coordinating educational meetings, seminars and conferences (including the annual, national LCC conference), managing and expanding the LCC’s electronic resources, expanding membership, and establishing and building relationships with allied legal and non-legal organizations.


The position is located in the legal department at the AFL-CIO Headquarters in Washington D.C., a collegial and stimulating work environment, and involves working closely with the AFL-CIO’s General Counsel and other AFL-CIO lawyers. A flexible work schedule is possible. Salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.


Lawyers with at least three years of relevant experience motivated to grow quickly into this important role with an interest in future advancement to the position of Executive Director of the LCC are encouraged to send a cover letter summarizing their experience and interest in the position, a resume, and a list of references to Craig Becker, AFL-CIO General Counsel, at cbecker@aflcio.org or Yona Rozen, AFL-CIO Associate General Counsel at yrozen@aflcio.org. To ensure consideration, application materials should be submitted no later than August 30, 2018.

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

cbecker@aflcio.org


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