The attorney will develop and prosecute cases in our Environmental Enforcement Project, a national leader in using citizen suits to enforce federal statutes protecting environmental quality and human health. The attorney will continue this work, as well as develop and employ new, cutting-edge legal theories to make polluters clean up their pollution and internalize the costs they impose on the environment and the public—and, especially, to combat climate change. The position is open immediately in our Washington, D.C. headquarters or Oakland, CA, office. 

    Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. Public Justice is an equal opportunity employer with a non-smoking environment. Diversity valued. Applications invited without regard to race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Your application should consist of two electronic files: (1) your cover letter, resume, and references in a single .pdf file; and (2) a writing sample in another .pdf file, comprised of a legal brief for which you were the primary author (please note the contributions of others). Please send both files to Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. For more information, please visit our website at

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