Associate Attorney - Catalyst

  • Sierra Club
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Sep 03, 2019
Full time Legal

Job Description

Sierra Club seeks an associate attorney to join its national legal team at Sierra Club national headquarters in Oakland, California, or at our legislative office in Washington, DC. Working with senior and staff attorneys, the associate attorney will track and analyze state and local climate policy initiatives, focusing on legal defensibility, equity, and effectiveness; provide legal and strategic advice regarding the adoption and implementation of such policies to Sierra Club chapters throughout the country; and serve as counsel in regulatory proceedings involving such policies. This position involves close coordination with Sierra Club’s climate policy experts and analysts, as well as staff focused on community partnerships, environmental justice, and labor. The associate attorney will also participate as counsel in climate litigation matters.