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Senior Democratic Senator - Chief Counsel

21 Jul 2021 10:00 PM | Arianna Mouré (Administrator)

The ideal candidate will also have experience in legal practice and policy development.  Other requirements include: 

  • Experience with and knowledge of immigration issues is required. 
  • Experience with civil rights, criminal justice, and judicial nominations is strongly preferred. 

Responsibilities include developing and advancing legislative proposals, analyzing legislation, staffing the Senator in relevant meetings, and preparing policy and legal memos.  Interested applicants must have a record of leadership and initiative as well as the ability to navigate complex policy negotiations.  The position requires strategic thinking, the ability to work independently, and outstanding legal, analytical, and oral and written communication skills.  Ideal candidates will have prior Hill experience and must be able to operate within tight deadlines, as well as have a knowledge of ethics rules.  Sensitive constituent casework and engagement with outside groups are important components of the job.  A J.D. is required and preferred candidates will have five years or more post-law school experience. 

Fluency in Spanish is preferred. 

Our office is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. When you apply, please use the following reference number: 226707 and add "Attention Menendez" to the subject line.






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