Are you tired of billable hours?
Are you unfulfilled with your current job? Do you want to litigate
the kind of cases that made you go to law school in the first
place? Join the Institute for Justicethe National Law Firm of
Libertyand work on cutting-edge constitutional cases, stop
government abuses, and champion individual rights .IJ is on the
lookout for an energetic and entrepreneurial attorney with 5-8
years of litigation experience for its Arlington, Va. headquarters
office.IJ is the countrys leading public-interest law firm in the
areas of economic liberty, free speech, private property rights and
Attorneys at IJ bring creative,
intellectually challenging cases in courts around the country.
Within a supportive, team-based culture, attorneys develop their
own cases, direct legal strategy, take depositions and present oral
argument through every stage of litigation, maintaining ownership
of their cases up to and including the U.S. Supreme Court.IJ
attorneys are also active outside the courtroom, doing media
writing and appearances, public speaking, grassroots activism and
direct advocacy to policymakers and legislators.
The ideal candidate will
- Excellent writing and communication
- Desire to create real world impact and be
willing to push the envelope in strategizing how to win challenging
least 5 years of litigation experience;
passion for limiting the size and scope of government power in an
effort to ensure that all Americans have the right to control their
own destinies as free and responsible members of
judicial clerkship experience (not required, but strongly
Compensation is commensurate with
experience and exceeds other legal non-profits and government pay
scales. IJ also offers superior benefits including medical, dental,
vision and life insurance, retirement benefits, flexible work-day
schedules, and generous paid leave.
If youre ready to join our
exciting team, please submit aresume,a cover letter, and a writing
sample.The writing sample should be approximately 10 pages and it
should demonstrate your best legal analysis.
IJ is an equal opportunity employer.
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