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Associate Attorney, Clean Energy

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Sep 13, 2022

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Earthjustice seeks an Associate Attorney with two to four years of litigation experience to join our team litigating in state public utility commissions to retire coal plants, stop new gas plants, break down barriers to affordable and resilient clean energy resources, and provide relief to overburdened communities. Today, the energy system relies heavily on fossil fuels and places disproportionate economic and environmental burdens on low-income communities and communities of color.


Interested candidates should submit via Jobvite:

· Resume.

· One- or two-page cover letter explaining your interest in this position; what draws you to Earthjustice’s mission; and the aspects of your background that are relevant to the qualifications listed above. Please also indicate the Earthjustice office location(s) where you would prefer to work.

· Writing sample, preferably a legal brief or memorandum that primarily reflects your work.

· Law school transcript.

· List of three references.

For this position, we are looking to hire a candidate that is available to start January or April 2023. Preference will be given to applicants who apply by September 25, 2022. After that, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Earthjustice brings our associate attorneys on board on a quarterly schedule during the months of January, April, June, and September.

Please reach out to if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application. No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies.

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