Tracking Code: 181-427
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a leading nonprofit environmental organization that has been marshaling science and the law to protect the environment and public health since 1970. NRDC engages in litigation, lobbying, scientific research, and public education on air, water, public health, climate change, energy, public lands, wildlife protection, smart growth, international, urban, environmental justice, and nuclear issues. NRDC employs more than 430 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy and communications experts, and others, and has offices in New York; Washington, DC; Chicago; San Francisco; Santa Monica, California; Livingston, Montana; and Beijing, China.
We seek an Attorney to investigate and litigate complex, innovative cases to protect public health and the environment, on behalf of and in collaboration with both NRDC and outside clients. The Attorney will be a member of the new Chicago branch of NRDC’s Litigation Team; the Team consists of approximately a dozen full-time litigators and four legal assistants who work out of NRDC’s New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, and Chicago offices. The position is for a two-year commitment with an opportunity for permanent employment. The position will be open in early May, but the exact start date is negotiable.