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Senior Staff Attorney

Publicado por
A Better Childhood
|
New York, NY
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 24 días

Overview:

A Better Childhood, a national organization dedicated to improving child welfare through the use of class action litigation, is seeking an attorney with 7 – 10 years of experience to take a senior position in a small, thriving organization that partners with law firms and local groups to bring major class action litigation against public child welfare systems across the country. The purpose of the litigation is to more firmly establish a concrete body of law to ensure that the children affected by those systems receive the benefits they are entitled to under the law. Our work involves the investigation of public child welfare systems, developing relationships with local communities, enlisting private law firms as partners, and bringing and prosecuting suits that will establish the rights of children to receive necessary, appropriate and legally-required services.

The work will be major, multi-year litigation involving important legal and public policy issues. 


Responsibilities:

Attorneys with ABC are  based in New York City and work on sites across the country.  The senior attorney assists the legal director with management issues, oversees litigation, helps develop legal theories, works with experts, learns the details of particular systems under scrutiny, and helps shape the litigation to address the problems in those systems. The litigation is intensive and fact-based, involves complex legal issues and involves the interplay with constitutional and statutory requirements.


Required Qualifications:

  • Admission to the bar in any jurisdiction
  • Minimum of seven years of litigation experience, preferably in federal court
  • Excellent research, writing and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated interest in public interest work
  • Passion for ABC’s mission
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, listen and learn
  • Ability to thrive in a busy, multi-tasking and time-pressured environment
  • Commitment to accuracy, integrity and discretion
  • Willingness to travel - all travel will adhere to COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions
  • Good sense of humor


ABC adheres to CDC, State and local orders with regard to COVID-19. Our NYC office is compliant with City and State re-entry mandates and sanitized accordingly. While we continue to offer flexible work schedules, we have begun a thoughtful and gradual return to the office.

Overview:

A Better Childhood, a national organization dedicated to improving child welfare through the use of class action litigation, is seeking an attorney with 7 – 10 years of experience to take a senior position in a small, thriving…

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  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Educación
    Judicatura
  • Nivel Profesional
    Profesional

Ubicación

Presencial
355 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please email a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to jobs@abetterchildhood.org. In the subject line, please write: “Senor Atty Position – [Your Name].” We will review candidates on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.

Please email a resume, writing sample, and cover letter to jobs@abetterchildhood.org. In the subject line, please write: “Senor Atty Position – [Your Name].” We will review candidates on a…

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