Position Available: ** Attorney-Advocate**

Position Description: Provide legal counseling to public employees, pursue identified environmental violations and orchestrate reform campaigns based upon employee disclosures.

Specific Duties: PEER anticipates an influx of federal employee intakes in connection with the Trump transition. Working at the confluence of law, media and politics, PEER seeks a staff counsel to –

  • Respond to employee requests for assistance;
  • Develop and carry out legal and other strategies to remedy employee-identified problems;
  • Conduct legal and policy research and assist in executing designated reform campaigns;
  • Assist the PEER Senior Counsel in executing our litigation program; and
  • Serve as media spokesperson on related legal and policy matters.

Qualifications: Bar membership, excellent communication skills and relevant experience.

Starting Salary: $50,000

Start Date: March 2017

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample by February 3rd to: Staff Counsel Search, PEER, 962 Wayne Avenue, Suite 610, Silver Spring, MD 20910 or email with the subject line “Staff Counsel Position.” No calls, please.

PEER is an equal opportunity employer.

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