Sierra Club – Associate Attorney (Multiple Locations)

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Applications accepted until filled. 

Locations: Denver, CO; Oakland, CA or Washington DC.

Sierra Club is seeking an Associate Attorney to join its national legal team as a litigator for Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program. Under the supervision of a Managing Attorney, the Associate Attorney would serve as a legal resource for Sierra Club campaigns; litigate environmental, energy, and transportation cases; help design and implement legal strategies; and coordinate with campaign staff, coalition partners, and outside counsel.

Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree and license to practice law or awaiting bar exam results.
  • 0–3 years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and consensus-building skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with clients and colleagues from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstration of a commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice.
  • Knowledge of environmental or energy law.
  • Passion for Sierra Club’s mission to enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.
  • J.D. degree and license to practice law or awaiting bar exam results.
  • 0–3 years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and consensus-building skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with clients and colleagues from diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstration of a commitment to equity, inclusion, and justice.
  • Knowledge of environmental or energy law.
  • Passion for Sierra Club’s mission to enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.

Please visit http://www.sierraclub.org/careers to apply for this position. The hiring     committee will review applications on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. Please attach a cover letter, resume, three references, writing sample, and law school transcript to the online application. In your cover letter, please address how your background has prepared you to contribute to Sierra Club’s mission particularly its commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and justice—and aspects of your background that demonstrate your ability to work with diverse clients and colleagues.