Environmental Law Jobs

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The Clean Energy Innovator Fellowship Program

the U.S. Department of Energy has just announced the host institutions and project descriptions for the Clean Energy Innovators Fellowship. The fellowship sponsors individuals to work full-time for 1-2 years at Public Utility Commissions and State Energy Offices across the country to advance power system resilience and accelerate affordable clean energy opportunities. Applications due by May 3, 2024.

Managing Attorney or Managing Director, International Program

Earthjustice seeks a Managing Attorney or Managing Director to lead its International Program, which works across borders to use U.S., non-U.S., and international law to protect the global environment. They provide collaborative leadership for the program’s advocacy, strategy development, partnership building, and other work. They oversee the day-to-day operations of the program, develop and maintain relationships with clients, partners, and funders, and serve as a primary public face for Earthjustice’s international work. Apply online via Jobvite by May 5, 2024.

Clinical Supervising Attorney and Lecturer in Law

The Mills Legal Clinic of Stanford Law School invites applicants for a clinical supervising attorney and lecturer position with its Environmental Law Clinic. The supervising attorney will join the thriving clinical community at Stanford Law School where, together with the clinical faculty and staff, he or she will represent clients and train law students at one of the country’s leading institutions for legal scholarship and education. Applicants should have at least five (and ideally seven to ten) years’ experience in state and federal environmental law practice and be admitted to practice in California. Applications should be submitted by April 15, 2024.

Executive Director, U.S.-Colombia Secretariat for Environmental Enforcement Matters (Secretariat)

The Secretariat promotes effective enforcement of environmental laws and was established under the U.S.-Peru Colombia Promotion Agreement.  The main responsibilities of the Executive Director include receiving and considering written submissions from the public regarding issues related to effective enforcement of environmental laws, as outlined in Articles 18.8 and 18.9 of Chapter 18 of the TPA; determining and informing the Environmental Affairs Council whether the submissions warrant development of a factual record; and preparing factual records when any member of the EAC instructs it to do so.  The candidate will also be responsible for preparing annual reports, work plans, and budgets and maintaining the Secretariat website.  Candidates must be nationals of Colombia or the United States. Applications — including a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references — are due by April 15, 2024.

Trustees for Alaska Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney

Trustees for Alaska seeks a full-time Staff Attorney or Senior Staff Attorney in Anchorage, Alaska to join their team working to protect a wild and vibrant Alaska where fish, wildlife, and people thrive. The ideal staff attorney candidate has at least 3 years of legal experience, with at least 2 years in environmental law; the ideal senior staff attorney candidate has at least 7 years of legal experience, with at least 5 years in environmental law. All candidates should have a proven ability to foster coordination and cooperation among diverse groups to achieve conservation goals.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning December 4, and the staff attorney/senior staff attorney position will remain open until filled.