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Senior Attorney

Senior Attorney
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.

Team Collaboration

  • 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.

Organizational Contribution

  • Contribute to the health of our organizational community and its smooth operation.

Media Relations

  • Advise and assist CLF’s communications team in delivering advocacy news and key messages to the press, our members, and the public.

Fundraising Support

  • 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

  • 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.

About CLF:

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.

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