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Posts Tagged ‘Counsel’

Policy Advisor/Counsel – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of Vice Chairman Tom Udall (D-NM)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, Office of the Vice Chairman, Senator Tom Udall seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio including economic development, law enforcement, energy, tax, and related issues impacting Indian Country. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments; conducting oversight; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Vice Chairman.  This position requires excellent communication, strong research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.  Ideal candidate will have work experience in the legislative and/or executive branch, as well as extensive knowledge of, experience with, and/or contacts with Indian Country.  J.D. preferred but not required.  The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SCIAresumes@indian.senate.gov.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (fewer than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in investigations. Responsibilities include depositions, transcribed interviews, briefings, and congressional hearings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Counsel/Legislative Assistant – New England Senate Democrat on Environment & Public Works Committee

Democratic Senator on Environment and Public Works Committee seeks a counsel or legislative assistant to work on environmental oversight, toxics, and climate change. Strong research, analysis, and communications skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment. The successful candidate will have relevant policy experience and extensive relationships in the environmental community.  New England ties preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to demenvirostaffer@gmail.com.

Legislative Director/Counsel – Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

The office of Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is seeking an experienced Legislative Director/Counsel to oversee and support the Member’s legislative priorities and all other relevant legislative and policy work.

Responsibilities include advising the Member on all matters in the issue portfolio which will include Foreign Policy and Health Care; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor and committee proceedings; staffing the Member in relevant meetings; representing the Member before constituents and stakeholders; and supervising the legislative staff. The ideal candidate must have a law or advanced degree; significant foreign policy and Jewish Community experience; experience advising a Member of Congress; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Prior work in another Congressional or Senate office with Florida ties is a plus.

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to FL23Resume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Director/Counsel.” Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”

Legislative Assistant or Counsel (ag/nutrition/approps/guns/small biz/welfare) – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant or Counsel to handle a portfolio of issues, including: agriculture, nutrition, appropriations, firearms, government reform, small business, federal welfare programs, and child support. The Senator represents a State with a large and influential agricultural community. Ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of experience handling agriculture issues (and related committee work) for a Republican Member of Congress as a legislative assistant, counsel, professional staff member, or other similar position. Graduate degree preferred, but not required. Please send resumes to: SenateAgricultureLA@gmail.com.

Counsel – Senate Judiciary Committee (minority)

Senior Democratic Senator is looking for a proactive, knowledgeable counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities will include developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and advising in matters related to national security issues. Candidates must possess no less than five years of legal or policy experience related to national security, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also be a team player, have a sense of humor, and be able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  Top Secret/SCI clearance strongly preferred.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com no later than August 18, 2017.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel (health/tax/retirement security) – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, proactive, resourceful, and detail-oriented candidates with strong writing and organizational skills to handle health care, tax, and retirement security policy. A strong background and understanding of health care policy is essential particularly in areas affecting seniors, working families and small businesses, and minority populations. This is not an entry level position, and ideal candidates will have at least 3-5 years substantive experience in relevant policy areas. Senate experience preferred. Duties include but are not limited to: Developing and advancing legislation, preparing crisp, clear, and concise written and oral briefing materials for the Senator and senior staff, researching and drafting correspondence, memoranda, and other written materials to support legislative and policy efforts, prepare for constituent meetings, and other events as directed. Good sense of humor a plus and ability to work collaboratively necessary. An advanced degree or J.D. is strongly preferred. Please email resume, cover letter, and 2-3 short writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223854 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel (health/tax/retirement security) – Western Senate Democrat

Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, proactive, resourceful, and detail-oriented candidates with strong writing and organizational skills to handle health care, tax, and retirement security policy. A strong background and understanding of health care policy is essential particularly in areas affecting seniors, working families and small businesses, and minority populations. This is not an entry level position, and ideal candidates will have at least 3-5 years substantive experience in relevant policy areas. Senate experience preferred. Duties include but are not limited to: Developing and advancing legislation, preparing crisp, clear, and concise written and oral briefing materials for the Senator and senior staff, researching and drafting correspondence, memoranda, and other written materials to support legislative and policy efforts, prepare for constituent meetings, and other events as directed. Good sense of humor a plus and ability to work collaboratively necessary. An advanced degree or J.D. is strongly preferred. Please email resume, cover letter, and 2-3 short writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223854 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Labor Counsel/Professional Staff Member – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority office seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member (labor) – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority office seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel – Senior Senate Republican

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant or Counsel to handle a portfolio of issues, including: agriculture, nutrition, appropriations, firearms, government reform, small business, federal welfare programs, and child support. The Senator represents a State with a large and influential agricultural community. Ideal candidate will have at least 2-5 years of experience handling agriculture issues (and related committee work) for a Republican Member of Congress as a legislative assistant, counsel, professional staff member, or other similar position. Graduate degree preferred, but not required. Please send resumes to: SenateAgricultureLA@gmail.com.

Counsel – Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ)

Senior Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking an experienced Counsel to handle and support several domestic policy issues including Judiciary Issues, Gun Violence, Civil Rights, Telecom, Technology, Campaign Finance, Consumer Protection, Gaming, Immigration, and Floor Procedure. Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor proceedings; staffing the Senator in relevant meetings; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; and supervising a Legislative Correspondent. The ideal candidate will have a law degree; experience advising a Member of Congress on the issues in this portfolio; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoyment for working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Senate experience and New Jersey ties are strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223768 as the job referral number in subject line.

Counsel – Senator Bob Mendendez (D-NJ)

Senior Northeast Democratic Senator is seeking an experienced Counsel to handle and support several domestic policy issues including Judiciary Issues, Gun Violence, Civil Rights, Telecom, Technology, Campaign Finance, Consumer Protection, Gaming, Immigration, and Floor Procedure. Responsibilities include advising the Senator on all matters in the issue portfolio; developing and advancing legislative proposals; analyzing legislation and drafting vote recommendations and talking points for floor proceedings; staffing the Senator in relevant meetings; representing the Senator before constituents and stakeholders; and supervising a Legislative Correspondent. The ideal candidate will have a law degree; experience advising a Member of Congress on the issues in this portfolio; experience advancing policy proposals; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and enjoyment for working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Senate experience and New Jersey ties are strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223768 as the job referral number in subject line.

Professional Staff Member/Counsel – House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations

House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations is seeking a professional staffer or counsel to work on public health and Food and Drug Administration issues for the Committee’s Democratic staff. Experience with congressional oversight, investigations, or issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction, a plus. Responsibilities include staffing Congressional hearings, conducting research and investigations, writing and editing, and conducting document review and analysis. Successful candidate will be detail oriented, possessing strong communication and writing skills. Two to five years of professional experience and J.D. preferred but not required, as experience within the areas of the Committee’s public health jurisdiction may be equally relevant. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and at least two professional references to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (less than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in environmental matters, including investigations, hearings, depositions, and briefings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Counsel – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is the principal investigative body for the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings seeks to fill a Counsel position on the Democratic staff. The ideal candidate will be a junior attorney (less than five years of experience) with a background or strong interest in environmental matters, including investigations, hearings, depositions, and briefings. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov, with “Counsel” in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member/Counsel – House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment (majority)

The House Financial Services Committee seeks a professional staff member or counsel for the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment. The successful candidate will have significant federal securities law policy experience, excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal/communication skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. Additionally, the candidate must be able to condense complex matters into digestible explanations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning legislative strategy, preparing for hearings/markups and Floor votes, and writing memos and talking points. The ability to work proactively and cooperatively with colleagues both inside and outside the Committee staff, and a belief in a free market system, are essential. At least two years of relevant private-sector, securities regulator, or congressional experience are strongly preferred. Candidates for the position of counsel must have a law degree from an accredited law school and be a member in good standing of a state bar.  Submit resume and three writing samples to FSRStaff@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel (health) – Senate Republican on HELP Committee

Republican member of the Senate HELP Committee seeks health care policy legislative assistant/counsel. The successful candidate will have significant health care policy experience and excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal/communication skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning legislative strategy, building coalitions, preparing for hearings/markups, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points. Prior hill experience and law degree or advanced degree in related field strongly preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223605 as the job referral number in subject line.

Counsel – Senior Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, knowledgeable counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and advising in matters related to criminal justice issues. Candidates must possess no less than five years of relevant legal or policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Courtroom experience preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.

Counsel (Health Policy Advisor) – Senate Committee (majority)

Majority Staff for Senate Committee is looking for a counsel who can advise on and provide oversight of health policy issues affecting older Americans, including Medicare, Medicaid, fraud, and retirement security issues.  Successful candidate will have extensive experience in aging and/or health care and will work closely with staffs of other committee members as well as external stakeholders.  Duties will include researching and developing legislation, hearing preparation, drafting memos, and writing reports.  Position requires excellent writing skills, ability to lead, and handle multiple tasks.  Hill and/or agency experience required.  Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223584 as the job referral number in subject line.

Advice & Education Counsel – House Ethics Committee

The Committee on Ethics seeks an attorney for the position of counsel in the Office of Advice and Education. The Committee’s Advice and Education counsels are responsible for providing a high volume of ethics advice, education, and training to Members of Congress and their staff through frequent telephone calls, in-person meetings, and written work product. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Candidates must possess outstanding analytical and written and oral communication skills, as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate the sensitive matters that arise before the Committee. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: government ethics, ethics counseling and training, corporate finance, securities law, and criminal law. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, and short writing sample to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. Please include the phrase “A&E Counsel” in the subject line.

Oversight/Investigative Counsel (2) – Senate Democrat

Ranking Member seeks two counsels to engage in oversight and investigative activities on issues related to older Americans. Minimum four years of oversight, investigative, or litigation experience, and J.D. required. Preference will be given to applicants with congressional investigatory experience, but applicants with related legal or agency experience will be considered. Responsibilities include: investigative research, conducting witness interviews, drafting subpoenas and other legal documents, organizing and staffing hearings, and preparing background material and reports. Strong research and writing skills is essential. A successful candidate should be team oriented and have experience working well collaboratively. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223530 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel (judiciary/immigration/election) – Senator Cortez Masto (D-NV)

Senator Cortez Masto seeks a Legislative Assistant/Counsel to handle Judiciary, immigration, criminal justice, civil rights, and election issues. This individual will be responsible for: staffing the Senator’s relevant work on the Rules Committee; monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator. This position requires excellent communication, research, and writing skills, commitment to managing and mentoring junior staff, a good sense of humor, and the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced work environment. Nevada ties and an advanced degree are a plus. Military veterans and minorities encouraged to apply. This is not an entry level position. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 brief writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223506 as the job referral number in the subject line. Please no phone calls or drop-bys.

Professional Staff Member/Counsel – House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations (minority)

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations is seeking a professional staffer or counsel to begin in January 2017. Experience with congressional oversight, investigations, or issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction a plus (health, energy and environment, telecommunications, and consumer protection). J.D. preferred but not required, as other experience within the areas of the Committee’s jurisdiction may be equally as relevant. Security clearance also a plus. Responsibilities include staffing Congressional hearings, investigations, conducting research, writing and editing, and document review. Successful candidates will be dependable, detail oriented, and possess strong communication and writing skills. Salary commensurate with skills and level of experience. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and 2 professional references to ecdjobs@mail.house.gov.

Subcommittee Counsel – Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Democratic Senator seeks a Counsel to serve on his Judiciary subcommittee staff.  Strong legal research, analysis, and communications skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment.  Portfolio will include immigration, national security and other issues.  Please email resume to subcommitteecounsel@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Staff Counsel – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities include providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Judiciary Counsel – Senate Republican Leadership Office ╰▄︻▄╯

Judiciary Counsel – Senate Republican Leadership Office

Senate Republican leadership office is seeking a Judiciary Counsel to manage Judiciary, Homeland Security, Government Reform, and Senate Rules portfolio. The position is a senior member of the policy team. Familiarity with Senate rules is required. Minimum of five years professional experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to RepublicanPolicyJob@gmail.com.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (minority)

Minority staff of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs seeks counsel or professional staff to manage a diverse legislative and oversight portfolio related to homeland security. Specific knowledge of the Department of Homeland Security, emergency management, border security, and immigration strongly preferred.  Must have strong written and oral communication skills, knowledge of and experience with the legislative and oversight processes, and the ability to work cooperatively with others. Several years of relevant Congressional work experience strongly preferred. Please apply by e-mailing a resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 223183 as the job referral number in the subject line.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Staff Counsel – Senate Ethics Committee

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for a temporary position of staff counsel.  The temporary staff counsel’s responsibilities will include reviewing and providing guidance to Senate Members and staff on a high volume of financial disclosure reports, as well as providing advice and training regarding Ethics rules and laws.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve the entire Senate community equally and refrain from political or partisan activity.  Applicants must be able to work well as part of a team and must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, financial disclosure, finance/securities law, investigations, or criminal law. Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Counsel – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Counsel with strong oral and written communication skills to advise the Senator. Strength in immigration or patents preferred. Duties include assisting the Senator in the formulation of legislative initiatives, tracking legislation and other developments in his/her issue area, drafting legislation, memoranda, speeches, and letters, representing the Senator in meetings with constituents, outside stakeholder groups, other Congressional offices, and federal agencies. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement that allow the candidate to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner are valued. Experience with IQ constituent database system a plus. J.D. required and substantial Hill and/or relevant work experience preferred. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 short writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222974 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (minority)

Minority staff of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs seeks counsel or professional staff to manage a diverse legislative and oversight portfolio related to government management.  Candidate must have knowledge of issues related to government management and the Senate confirmation process.  Candidate must also have a strong commitment to strengthening the performance of federal agencies, reducing unnecessary costs, and ensuring transparency and accountability across the government.  Strong written and oral communication skills, knowledge of and experience with the legislative and oversight processes, and the ability to work cooperatively with others are required.  Several years of relevant Congressional work experience strongly preferred.  If interested, please apply by e-mailing a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222944 as the job referral number in the subject line.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Professional Staff Member/Counsel (telecom) – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The Energy & Commerce Committee Democratic Staff seeks an organized and enthusiastic Telecom Professional Staff Member/Counsel to assist with the Communications and Technology Subcommittee.  The jurisdiction of the subcommittee includes electronic communications; emergency and public safety communications; consumer protection; cybersecurity, privacy, and data security; oversight of the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Office of Emergency Communications in the Department of Homeland Security; and all aspects of the above-referenced jurisdiction related to the Department of Homeland Security.  The position requires handling administrative tasks as well as assisting with substantive legislative tasks. Qualified candidates must have strong writing, analytical, and organizational skills; a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities; and sound political judgment. Law degree preferred but not required. Please submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to: ecdjobs@mail.house.gov.

Counsel – Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Democratic Judiciary Committee member seeks a thoughtful, politically-astute Counsel to handle the Senator’s relevant work on matters under the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee; monitor pending legislation in their assigned issue areas; draft amendments and bills; meet with constituents and other stakeholders; and prepare briefing materials for the Senator.  A well-matched applicant will possess no less than three years of substantive legal and/or related policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, strong analytical and communication skills, and the ability to generate new policy ideas. The ideal candidate will be a demonstrated team player with the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222811 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Counsel – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a thoughtful, politically-astute Counsel to handle a legislative portfolio of issues and to provide the office with reasoned legal advice as necessary. This person will primarily staff the Senator’s relevant work on matters under the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee and telecommunications; monitor pending legislation in their assigned issue areas; draft amendments and bills; meet with constituents and other stakeholders; and prepare briefing materials for the Senator. A well-matched applicant will possess no less than three years of substantive legal and/or related policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, strong analytical and communication skills, and the ability to generate new policy ideas. The ideal candidate will be a demonstrated team player with the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines. This is not a junior staff position. Please no recent law school graduates.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to demsenator@yahoo.com with the subject line “Counsel.” This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Counsel – Senate Democrat on Judiciary Committee

Democratic Senator seeks a Counsel to serve on his Judiciary subcommittee staff.  Strong legal research, analysis, and communications skills are required, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment.  Three to five years legal experience preferred.  Please email resume to subcommitteecounsel@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority (Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray, D-WA) seeks a Counsel/Professional staff.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate.  Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, and other employment law statutes.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to DemLaborCounsel@gmail.com.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Oversight Counsel – House Committee (majority)

The Republican Staff of a House Committee is seeking attorneys to handle Oversight issues.  Experience in health care, regulatory policy, energy or environment is preferred, but applicants with experience in private sector litigation are also encouraged.  An ideal candidate will   have approximately 3-5 years of experience.  Please send resumes (no cover letter) to: oversightjob@gmail.com.

Pension Counsel/Advisor – Senate HELP Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority (Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray, D-WA) seeks a Pension Counsel/Advisor.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have experience with pensions and ERISA.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to pensioncounsel2015@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member – House Financial Services Committee (minority)

The Committee on Financial Services (Minority) seeks an experienced policy professional to serve as Counsel/Professional Staff on insurance and other issues under the Committee’s jurisdiction. The successful candidate will possess 3-5 years of experience working on financial services issues at an agency, law firm, legislative body, or non-profit organization; strong analytical and writing skills; and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.  Candidates with Hill experience are preferred.

No phone calls or drop-ins please. Applications submitted after April 24, 2015 will not be considered. An equal opportunity employer, the Committee encourages minorities and women to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and three writing samples to fscdemresumes@mail.house.gov.

Counsel – Senate Judiciary Committee (minority)

The Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), is seeking an attorney with three or more years of litigation or policy experience to serve as a Counsel on the Judiciary Committee staff.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  Federal judicial clerkship experience strongly preferred. This is an exempt, full-time position, and salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include advising the Committee on congressional oversight and investigative matters; advising the Committee on a variety of civil justice issues, including developing legislative proposals and strategy, and planning hearings; monitoring civil justice activities in Committee and on the Senate floor; reviewing responses to constituent mail regarding relevant issues; and performing other duties as assigned. Qualifications: J.D. degree with top academic credentials; three or more years of litigation or policy experience; experience analyzing regulations, case law, statutes and the U.S. Constitution; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong leadership and organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure and deadlines; strong interpersonal skills, team player; commitment to public service; thorough knowledge of the legislative process; and availability to work long hours. Qualified applicants should e-mail their cover letter, resume and short writing sample by close of business on Monday, April 6, 2015 to Job_Posting@judiciary-dem.senate.gov to the attention of Kristine Lucius Staff Director & Chief Counsel Committee on the Judiciary.

Counsel – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Counsel. Experience with and knowledge of judiciary-related issues—including, for example, immigration, gun violence, and juvenile justice reform—as well as financial services and tax issues strongly preferred. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative issues and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing legislative developments and recommending strategies on bills and amendments, drafting legislation, advising the Senator, preparing memoranda and speeches, and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and outside groups. The position requires strategic thinking, ability to work independently, and outstanding oral communication and writing skills.  Successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials, enjoy working in a team environment, and will be able to produce quality work under pressure.  Office is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send a cover letter and resume to:  senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222697 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Counsel or Assistant Counsel – Senate Committee’s Investigative Subcommittee (majority)

Majority staff of Senate investigative subcommittee seeks candidates for Counsel position.  Excellent academic credentials and law degree required.  1-3 years of litigation or investigations experience preferred, but recent law school graduates with outstanding academic record with be considered for Assistant Counsel position.  To apply, please send a resume and short cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222682 as the job referral number in the subject line as soon as possible.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Counsel – Senate Judiciary Committee (minority)

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff and assist the Senator in all matters related to the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, including hearings, legislation, and nominations.  Counsel must be a self-starter and possess the ability to handle a variety of issues under quick deadlines.  Candidates must possess at least two years of related policy experience and legal experience.  In addition, candidates must have excellent research and writing skills and strong communication skills.  Experience on the Hill, especially in the Senate and on a Senate Committee, is preferred; courtroom experience and experience in investigations also are plusses.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to senate.jud@gmail.com and use the subject line “Judiciary Counsel.”

Immigration Counsel – Senate Judiciary Committee (minority)

Senior Democratic Senator is looking for a proactive, knowledgeable counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff, focusing on immigration issues.  Responsibilities to include developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and advising in matters related to immigration, border security, civil rights, and voting rights issues, as well as other issues as needed.  Candidates must possess no less than two years of substantive legal and related policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Significant immigration experience required.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Hill experience preferred; Senate or Committee experience is a plus.  J.D. is required.  This is not an entry-level position.  Please no recent graduates.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com and use the subject line “Immigration Counsel.”

Counsel – Senate Select Committee on Ethics

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities will include reviewing and providing guidance to Senate Members and staff on a high volume of financial disclosure reports, as well as providing advice and training regarding Ethics rules and laws.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve the entire Senate community equally and refrain from political or partisan activity.  Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, ethics counseling, finance, accounting, securities law, and criminal law.  Send resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

Health Policy Advisor/Counsel – Senate Special Aging Committee (minority)

The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Democratic Office is seeking a Health Policy Advisor or Counsel. This position will serve as a senior advisor on health policy issues impacting older Americans. The successful candidate will liaise with staffs of committee members, other committees of jurisdiction, as well as external stakeholders. Preferred Qualifications: Graduate or law degree and at least 3 years of substantive experience working on health policy on Capitol Hill or in the Administration. Missouri ties are also preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222662 as the job referral number in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Counsel/Professional Staff Member – Senate Committee (majority)

Republican committee seeks experienced counsel or professional staff member to handle a Government Affairs portfolio.  Duties include leading a team in conducting oversight regarding information technology, human resources, procurement, financial management, logistics, and emergency preparedness at a large government agency.  Duties also include efforts to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse throughout the agency.  The position requires significant policy experience. A working knowledge of the legislative process is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222638 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Tax & Finance Counsel/Advisor – Ways & Means House Democrat

Senior, Progressive, Democratic Ways and Means Committee Member has an opening for a Tax and Finance Counsel/Advisor to handle tax, pension, financial services, small business, immigration, and homeland security policy.

This is not an entry-level position. Ideal candidates have Congressional experience and substantive tax policy/legal knowledge. Applicants should be strong writers with the abilities to learn quickly, multi-task, and work independently in a fluid environment. Great interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor are a requisite. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Candidates should be prepared to start as soon as possible. Please email a cover letter, resume, and references to leg.job@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins.

Legislative Assistant/Counsel – Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN)

Progressive Democratic Member of the Judiciary Committee seeks Legislative Assistant/Counsel, potentially to fill Legislative Director position, to staff Member on committee matters. Qualified applicants will also be considered for Legislative Director position. Legislative portfolio will include criminal justice and drug policy, civil rights and civil liberties, immigration, and intellectual property. Responsibilities include assisting with management of legislative staff, preparing materials for hearings, drafting legislation, meeting with stakeholders, writing talking points, coordinating with Communications Director and representing the Member at meetings and events. If selected as Legislative Director, will be responsible for directing legislative agenda, managing legislative staff, and editing constituent correspondence and all other written material. Applicants should have strong organizational, writing, and communication skills and be detail oriented. This is not an entry level position. A JD and substantial Hill experience, including thorough knowledge of House rules and legislative process are required. Should also have ability to work in a fast-paced environment while keeping a sense of humor. Management/supervision experience preferred. Tennessee ties are a plus. Please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to cohen.jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins.

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