The American Economic Liberties Project is a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to developing policy ideas and generating political will for decentralizing concentrated economic power by educating, supporting, and demanding accountability from state and federal public officials who are responsible for protecting workers, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and communities from monopolistic corporations. Economic Liberties combines distinctive policy and regulatory expertise with capacities in research, strategic communications, advocacy, and coalition-building to achieve its goals.
We are seeking a Legal Associate to join our team who is passionate about our mission will bring experience evaluating antitrust and competition policy. You will collaborate with our policy team, research team, and organizing partners to help drive action around bold approaches to address concentrated power and notch victories in fights against the biggest companies in the world.
In this role you will:
- Write and conduct legal and policy research on antitrust and antimonopoly issues on tight timelines.
- Conduct research into potential antitrust legislation and regulatory policy, track and study relevant case law, and review agency decisions.
- Draft and edit memos, petitions, letters, and testimony to Congress, federal and state agencies.
- Generate research ideas and engage with enforcers, regulators, Congressional staff, and outside allies.
- Recent law school graduate with experience in antitrust law and other fields of corporate law.
- Ability to develop and execute legal research projects with light supervision from the Director of Research and senior legal fellows and advisors.
- Creative problem-solver with an orientation to produce content and solutions that are accessible and non-technocratic.
- Excellent research, analysis, and written communication skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and external partners.
- Methodical in approaching projects, strong time management skills, attention to detail and ability to execute multiple work streams simultaneously.
- Strong sense of curiosity and orientation for learning.
- Passion for fighting corporate power.
- All our positions are currently remote due to the pandemic, but this role will be based in Washington D.C. once offices safely reopen.
This is a full time, exempt position. The salary for this position is $65,000 – 85,000 plus excellent benefits. Compensation is commensurate with experience. We strongly encourage LGBTQ, women and people of color to apply.
To learn more about the American Economic Liberties Project, visit our website at www.economicliberties.us.
How to apply:
Please submit your cover letter and resume in a single PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org
As an equal opportunity employer, the American Economic Liberties Project values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to recruiting and promoting regardless of ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.