• Staff Attorney

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/22/2018 4:17 PM)
    ID
    2018-2644
  • Overview

     

    CHANGE TO WIN

     

    Job Title:  Staff Attorney                                                                                  

    Location:  New York,  N.Y. OR Washington, DC

     

      

    Change to Win is seeking a Staff Attorney in New York City OR Washington, DC to provide cutting edge legal strategy to support campaigns that challenge the power and conduct of America’s largest corporations.

     

    This position demands creativity and resourcefulness, as the Staff Attorney is called upon to engage a wide variety of situations and areas of the law. The Staff Attorney conducts legal research and develops legal strategy in collaboration with Change to Win and affiliate legal, research, organizing and communications staff on a range of areas including corporate accountability, competition/antitrust, consumer protection, civil rights, and employment/ workplace issues.

     

    Change to Win is a dynamic coalition of North America’s most progressive labor unions and a leading force for social, racial and economic justice in our country today. We engage in campaigns that confront corporations to make them take responsibility for business practices that harm workers and consumers in the U.S. and globally.

     

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Research and develop new legal theories to advance worker and consumer rights and protections
    • Advocate directly to regulators for enforcement action, policy reforms and rulemaking
    • Assist workers in their efforts to change their workplaces
    • Provide advice on the drafting of federal and state legislation
    • Help develop public messaging of campaigns
    • Collaborate with union affiliates, outside law firms and other external allies

     
    Job Qualifications:

     

    • Have a passion for justice and a strong commitment to workers’ rights
    • Excellent research and writing skills
    • Ability to drive ideas and manage initiatives
    • A driver’s license and travel required
    • Judicial clerkship a plus

     

    Compensation: $75-$90k plus excellent benefits. 

     

     

    Application Requirements:

     

    A resume,  cover letter and writing sample are  required for all applications .  Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for us, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 

     

     

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    Change to Win  is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and people of color are strongly urged to apply. CtW does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures or practices on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Women and people of color are strongly urged to apply. 

     

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