Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization.  We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters and citizens to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring the best and brightest who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, and Washington, DC.

Feb 25, 2023
Earthjustice New Orleans, LA, USA
Earthjustice is soliciting applications for an Associate Attorney to join the Fossil Fuels Program. We use the power of the law to challenge the onslaught of new oil and gas infrastructure development that threatens climate, communities and the environment. This position will focus on oil and gas infrastructure in the U.S. Gulf region (Texas and Louisiana) and will be based in one of three locations: (1) in the New Orleans’ satellite office space shared with other Fossil Fuel Program staff, (2) in the Earthjustice Houston office, or (3) remote from Austin, Texas. At a time when we desperately need to reduce greenhouse emissions, the oil and gas industry is aggressively working to expand fossil fuel infrastructure, locking us into decades of future oil and gas use and directly harming communities already hardest hit by climate change. Earthjustice’s Fossil Fuels program uses litigation, administrative advocacy, and partnership to advance an end to U.S. oil and gas extraction and...