Litigator

Seeking an attorney to help carry out our mission to promote pro-democracy and progressive policies and ideals via litigation and regulatory engagement.

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Legal Practice Manager

Support our Litigation and Legal Assistant teams, and be responsible for the management, training, overall development, and support of the legal assistants.

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Summer 2023 Legal Intern

Seeking applications from law students for paid summer internships to assist Democracy Forward lawyers with every aspect of our work including preparing legal briefs, complaints, comments in regulatory proceedings, and other filings.

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2023 Legal Fellow

We are seeking to sponsor applicants for public interest fellowship funding. The Fellow would start in fall 2023 and should be no more than two years post law school graduation

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Research Analyst

We are seeking a highly collaborative and experienced research analyst to join its team of litigators and policy professionals to help track and assess emerging legal trends at the federal, state, and local levels

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Democracy Forward provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. Democracy Forward is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We strongly encourage people of color; lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people; women; people with disabilities; and veterans to apply. Please note that all lawyer positions require a law degree and active membership in the bar of a state or the District of Columbia. 

Not sure you meet all of our qualifications? Research shows that men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria. Yet women and other people who are systematically marginalized tend to only apply if they meet every requirement.  If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. We are dedicated to considering a broad array of candidates, including those with diverse workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you are new to mission-based legal and policy work, returning to work after a gap in employment, or simply looking to transition or take the next step in your career path, we welcome the opportunity to have you on our radar.  Please include in your cover letter the nature of your interest in legal and policy work promoting democracy and progress and what you hope to bring to our team and the role for which you are applying.