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Assistant Director of Governmental Affairs
Best Best & Krieger LLP is a nationally recognized law firm focused on delivering effective and client-service oriented solutions to complex legal issues facing public agencies, businesses and individuals across the U.S. BB&K is proud to trace the firm’s success back to the groundwork of professionalism and community service laid by its founders 135 years ago. Today, with nearly 250 attorneys in offices throughout California and in Oregon and Washington, D.C., we efficiently and meaningfully assist our clients with complex, multi-disciplinary issues and provide creative solutions.
At BB&K, we place a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to inclusiveness and collaboration. We are proud of our diverse workplace, where we respect and value our colleagues for their unique perspectives and experiences.
Our Washington, D.C. office seeks an Assistant Director of Governmental Affairs with a minimum of five years’ experience with the legislative process and ideally possess a strong background in water, wastewater, and environmental issue areas. Ideal candidates possess a strong knowledge of the federal legislative process and the federal administrative rulemaking process. Candidates should be able to provide examples of successfully implemented legislative strategies. Further, Candidates should have the ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders.
The Assistant Director of Governmental Affairs will be responsible for working with colleagues and clients on developing and implementing federal strategies. The position will be responsible for research, analysis, and evaluation of federal matters as they may pertain to client priorities. The position will also assist in the development of testimony, model legislation, position papers, and reports.
Candidates must possess strong writing skills and the ability to communicate complex issues clearly and succinctly. Further it is important that candidates have the ability to handle multiple tasks, projects, and deadlines and be detail oriented and possess good organization skills. The ideal candidate has the ability to work independently and proactively.
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Job posted: 2023-08-24