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Legal Counsel Independent Women's Forum $60k - $80k/year - Washington, DC

Company: Counsel Treuhand GmbH
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

6 - 10 years Washington, DC $60k - $80k/year Full-time Remote 5 days ago Legal Counsel Independent Women's Forum 6 - 10 years Washington, DC $60k - $80k/year Full-time Remote 5 days ago About the role INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S LAW CENTER (IWLC) , a project of Independent Women's Forum, is looking for a part-time or full-time counsel. The ideal candidate has practiced law for at least three years and is passionate about defending the rule of law and the rights of women as a distinct biological and legal category.
Independent Women's Forum (IWF) is the leading national women's organization dedicated to developing and advancing policies that are more than just well-intended, but actually enhance people's freedom, opportunities, and well-being. IWLC supports this mission in the courts, before administrative agencies, in Congress, and in the media.
The IWLC counsel will:

  • Analyze litigation opportunities, particularly for women affected by the erasure of sex
  • Draft and review court filings and prepare for oral argument
  • Draft legislative testimony and public speeches
  • Identify amicus opportunities and draft amicus briefs
  • Draft public facing documents including op-eds and policy papers
  • Keep up-to-date on legal news relevant to IWLC and inform the public
  • Draft administrative comment letters
  • Serve as in-house counsel to policy experts at IWF
    The ideal candidate is familiar with the work of IWF and seeks to further our mission. The counsel will report to the IWLC Director. This is a highly flexible, virtual position. Occasional travel.
    TITLE: Counsel
    SALARY: $60,000 - $80,000+ annually, depending on part-time or full-time and experience
  • J.D. and license to practice law in at least one U.S. state
  • Demonstrated commitment to IWF's mission
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a virtual office
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and presentation skills; exceptional attention to detail
  • Federal court clerkship and minimum of two years in practice post clerkship
    TO APPLY: -
    Email cover letter and resume to info@iwf.org and indicate application for full- or part-time. Please reach out with additional questions.

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