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Deputy General Counsel

PETA Foundation
Job Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and leading high-profile, strategic litigation for the advancement of animal protection under the law.
  • Providing legal support to client management, campaigners, researchers, and caseworkers. Supervising  and training all attorneys and staff members assigned to matters under the areas of responsibility.
  • Researching, interpreting, and applying applicable federal and state statutes, regulations, and case law, and monitoring issues and cases for potential legal action

Requirements Include:

  • J.D. and a minimum of 10 years of litigation experience in both federal and state courts
  • Member in good standing of a state bar
  • Preferred experience in civil litigation, administrative law, constitutional law, and animal rights law
  • Minimum of five years of supervisory or management experience
  • Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

Location: Washington, D.C.
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