Verdant Law, PLLC seeks an exceptional environmental lawyer for its Washington, DC office. The firm needs support for its enforcement defense and compliance counseling practice. Most matters involve internal investigations, audits, defense of agency enforcement actions, or regulatory compliance counseling. The practice concentrates on product-based environmental, health, and safety requirements under federal laws, including the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act), the Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA), and the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). (A description of the firm’s practice is available at www.verdantlaw.com.)
The position requires, on average, 25 hours per week and occasional travel. The hourly rate will be dependent on experience and credentials.
The ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience in environmental law in an administrative or litigation capacity. Experience in product-oriented fields, such as advertising, toxic tort, product liability, and consumer product regulation will also be considered.
Candidates must possess creative problem-solving skills, good writing skills, strong interpersonal skills, detail orientation, the ability to work independently, and good judgment. A technical engineering or scientific background is also desirable.
Candidates should submit a resume, two pieces of original written work product that demonstrate the ability to discuss complex issues clearly and concisely in five pages or less, and three references. To apply, please send application materials to Philip A. Moffat, Managing Principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls, please.