Organization: Conservation Law Foundation (CLF)
Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 11/13/2023
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) Senior Attorney Position
Location: Boston, MA (with remote and flexible work opportunities)
Devising Legal Strategies
Devise and execute legal strategies for achieving CLF’s advocacy goals.
Litigation and Administrative Proceedings
Represent CLF and other parties in litigation and administrative proceedings.
Negotiate civil penalties, injunctive relief, and fee and cost recovery.
Legal and Policy Advisory
Advise CLF and community and advocacy groups on legal and policy matters.
Leadership and Mentorship
Lead program teams, supervise and mentor junior advocates and interns.
Serve as a senior member of the team, acting as a lead on cases and as a resource to other team members.
Alliances and Coalitions
Build alliances and coalitions among parties, including community groups, public officials, business interests, and other organizations.
Write public educational materials, articles, opinion pieces, and communicate about advocacy work through news and social media outlets.
Contribute to the health of our organizational community and its smooth operation.
Advise and assist CLF’s communications team in delivering advocacy news and key messages to the press, our members, and the public.
Occasionally advise and assist CLF’s development team with fundraising efforts.
Research and Presentation
Prepare research reports, memos, and presentations.
Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Contribute to CLF’s strategic priorities and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and organizational excellence.
Other duties as specified.
At least 7 years of relevant experience practicing law, particularly litigation.
Passion for the environment, public health, and/or social justice.
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Law degree and active bar membership in good standing.
CLF protects New England’s environment using law, science, and market solutions. They address environmental challenges, advocating for innovative paths to progress. CLF is committed to diversity and inclusivity, encouraging people of color to apply.
Salary & Benefits:
CLF offers a competitive salary ($97,000 – $115,000), comprehensive benefits, and an inclusive work environment. Work-life balance and professional development opportunities are prioritized.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy:
All offers to work, intern, or volunteer with CLF are conditioned on complying with CLF’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.