PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
To act as counsel and provide legal services to Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA). MCEA is the state’s leading public-interest environment and energy law firm. We advocate in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and at the legislature to protect and defend Minnesota’s environment and the health of its people. The Staff Attorney will litigate in state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies and provide legal advice to MCEA and other clients. In addition, as appropriate, the Staff Attorney will assist with legislative advocacy, act as a liaison to outside pro bono counsel, law clerks, concerned citizens and other advocacy organizations, work with the Legal Committee of MCEA’s Board, and provide assistance to MCEA’s Chief Legal Officer.
MCEA strives to create a mission-focused work environment that is fair and inclusive. We offer a competitive non-profit salary, including excellent benefits.
MCEA highly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
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