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Campaign Legal Center (“CLC”) has exclusively retained Bridge Partners to conduct a search for a General Counsel to be located in its Washington, DC headquarters. CLC is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume to: email@example.com.
Organization: The Campaign Legal Center (“CLC”) was founded in 2002 and works every day to protect and strengthen democracy across all levels of government. CLC is adamantly nonpartisan, holding candidates and government officials accountable regardless of political affiliation.
Campaign Legal Center’s Mission:
Through litigation, policy analysis, and public education, CLC works as a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization to protect and strengthen the U.S. democratic process across all levels of government.
Campaign Legal Center’s Vision:
CLC seeks a future in which the American political process is accessible to all citizens, resulting in representative, responsive, and accountable government.
Position: CLC’s General Counsel provides advice and guidance regarding legal issues involving the organization’s work and operations. This includes advising on best ethics practices, legal compliance with applicable laws and advising on risk management. CLC’s General Counsel will also serve as a senior litigator in the Voting Rights & Redistricting programs which engage in litigation around the country, both to ensure the constitutional implementation of existing laws and to defend new reforms against legal challenges. CLC also participates in trial and appellate cases through friend-of-the-court briefs, engages in educational efforts (such as know-your-rights trainings), and provides legislative drafting assistance to legislatures and organizations seeking to improve election law.
At least ten years of post-JD experience, primarily or exclusively in federal litigation
Experience managing litigation teams and supervising the work of litigation attorneys
Exemplary writing, editing, and analytical skills
Outstanding attention to detail
Exceptional interpersonal communication skills with a proven ability to work effectively and collaboratively as part of a team
Formal managerial experience, such as conducting performance evaluations and implementing organizational policies and procedures, is highly desirable
Experience in areas of general corporate practice, such as contract negotiation, labor law, or tax law, is desirable, but not required
Litigation experience in voting rights or other election law areas is desirable, but not required
Commitment to the nonpartisan nature and overall mission of CLC
Location: Washington, DC.
Bar: Active membership in the DC bar in good standing, or eligibility to waive into DC bar
About Bridge Partners
Bridge Partners is an executive search firm with unique expertise in attracting and retaining senior, diverse executives.
Our clients include major corporations, nonprofits, public sector, and entrepreneurial organizations across the US and around the world. What they have in common is a desire to adapt to a changing global market and diversify their leadership teams in order to reflect their employee base, as well as the constituents they serve.
They retain Bridge Partners to leverage our innovative search approach and our track-record of presenting the highest caliber executives.