Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals, and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are guided by a passionate, ambitious vision for the future for people and our planet: until justice stands for all, we will never rest. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.
Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Tallahassee, Miami, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, Chicago, and Washington, D.C.
Earthjustice is now accepting applications for one full-time Litigation Assistant to join the Clean Energy Program and provide administrative and litigation support services to our team of lawyers and advocates who are working around the country to accelerate the transition to 100% clean energy. The position is available immediately and will be based in our Washington D.C. office. Our ideal candidate would be available to start as soon as possible.
Earthjustice’s Clean Energy Program has a longstanding track record of success with our litigation and advocacy to compel a shift from fossil fuels to clean energy and ensure equitable access to clean energy. We litigate in state and federal court, and engage in regulatory proceedings across the country and at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to break down barriers and increase access to clean energy resources, including energy efficiency, solar, wind, demand response, and storage. We also have a growing practice challenging proposals to build new gas plants that would crowd out clean energy development. For more information about the Clean Energy Program, please visit: https://earthjustice.org/about/offices/clean-energy
The Litigation Assistant provides administrative and litigation support services for nine active Clean Energy Program attorneys practicing in state and federal courts, in public service commissions, at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and other administrative forums. Tasks may include but are not limited to the following:
We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits that are comprehensive and competitive. We also offer an extremely congenial work environment and a casual dress code.
Salary is dependent on experience and location.
Salary for Washington, DC: $60,100 - $66,800
Interested candidates should submit a:
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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
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Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other factor that is not related to the position.
For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
For positions located within the City of Los Angeles: We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.