Full-Time

Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney

LGBTQ & HIV Project

Posted on 5/16/2024

ACLU

ACLU

501-1,000 employees

Defends civil rights through legal advocacy

Social Impact

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Required Skills
Public Speaking
Requirements
  • J.D. degree and admission to practice in one state
  • Litigation experience
  • Excellent research skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write and speak clearly and persuasively
  • Self-starters with proven ability to work with a wide range of people and perform under pressure
Responsibilities
  • Litigation in federal and state courts
  • Working with ACLU political advocacy and affiliate staff
  • Policy advocacy in state and federal administrative agencies
  • Engaging in community outreach and public speaking
  • Working closely with legal and non-legal program staff
  • Developing relationships with public interest lawyers and ACLU volunteer lawyers
  • Coaching and mentoring junior staff members and interns
  • Traveling for litigation, advocacy, conferences, and public speaking
  • Engaging in special projects and other duties as assigned

The ACLU is a steadfast beacon in the legal landscape, focusing on defending civil rights and liberties through widespread litigation, advocacy, and public education. This organization prides itself on advancing policies rooted in racial equity and systemic equality, making it an attractive place for those dedicated to meaningful change and social justice. Working at the ACLU not only positions you at the forefront of significant societal issues but also envelops you in a culture of passionate advocacy and profound organizational expertise, ideal for individuals eager to impact public policy and civil rights positively.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$120K

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

1920

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

13%