• Counsel

    ID
    2017-2148
    Job Locations
    US-DC-
    Category
    Legal
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Cause of Action Institute is not currently interviewing for this position but is interested in learning more about interested individuals who might be strong candidates. If you are interested in this role, please submit your resume and we will review it as new positions open in the future. 

    Responsibilities

    Cause of Action Institute is a 501(c) (3) public interest law firm that uses public advocacy and legal reform tools to (i) ensure greater transparency in government, (ii) help protect Americans from burdensome government regulations, overreach, and conduct that stifle entrepreneurship, and (iii) promote economic freedom. Our counsel look to advance a free society through strategic investigations and litigation to fight government overreach and expose waste, fraud, and abuse in the government. 

    We provide comprehensive and competitive benefit plans including Medical & Dental plans, Life Insurance, 401K with match, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

    Qualifications

    A typical day for a Counsel may include the following:

     

    • Work with senior counsel and team leaders to manage matters including strategy, outreach, media, and delegation of assignments.
    • Assist with strategic and tactical decisions in litigation working with senior counsel to fill gaps in legal knowledge.
    • Assist with training junior attorneys and mentor existing staff to build their legal writing, advocacy, case management, and research skills.
    • Ensure that effective messaging, outreach, and investigative work is occurring in addition to legal work.
    • In consultation with senior counsel, manage assigned cases and matters for strategic litigation, meet with clients on strategic litigation matters, and research ways to leverage existing connections into new strategic litigation.
    • Work with communications and investigative staff to assign and divide workloads relating to specific issues.
    • Under leadership’s consultation, draft op-eds, columns, or articles presenting the organization's work and ideas to legal academics and professionals.


    Cause of Action Institute is not currently interviewing for this position but is interested in learning more about interested individuals who might be strong candidates. If you are interested in this role, please submit your resume and we will review it as new positions open in the future. 

     

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