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Careers at America First Legal

America First Legal Foundation (AFL) is a national, nonprofit public interest law firm working on a daily basis to protect the rule of law and ensure due process and equal protection for all Americans. Our work covers a wide variety of matters of concern to the American people as we conduct oversight of federal, state, and local governments, and bring litigation across the United States to redress unconstitutional and unlawful actions. As our website illustrates, the breadth of work at AFL includes matters of significant importance in the areas of immigration, election integrity, vaccine mandates, parental rights, federal overreach by the many federal agencies, censorship and disinformation by big tech, religious freedom, “woke” and discriminatory acts by the private sector, and more. The work of AFL is often in the news as we tackle matters in a timely and proactive manner.

NOW HIRING: ATTORNEY, CENTER FOR LEGAL EQUALITY

America First Legal seeks a passionate, mission-driven attorney with a minimum of 2-5 years of experience and exceptional writing skills to join AFL’s Center for Legal Equality. This attorney will be responsible for identifying potential cases for the Center for Legal Equality, managing dockets, organizing case material, and assisting in developing strategic litigation strategies. Employment law experience is preferred but not required. This team member must work in a collaborative and creative manner in furtherance of our mission of freedom, liberty, and the rule of law.

The Center for Legal Equality is an initiative to help facilitate legal representation for victims of both private and public sector discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, or political belief. The Center serves to restore the rule of law in American society and to fight back against the woke “equity” agenda, which openly discriminates against Americans.

The location for this position is either at our Washington, D.C. office or remotely in the United States. We offer a salary commensurate with experience. AFL also offers a benefits package that includes medical, life, dental, HSA, and contributions to a 401(k). We encourage interested attorneys to submit your resume, references, and a recent writing sample as PDF documents to [email protected], attention: CAREERS.

Now Hiring: Associate Attorney

AFL is seeking an attorney with two to five years of experience with an interest in advancing our Oversight portfolio. This attorney will be actively engaged in our FOIA litigation and investigations and will be providing support to senior attorneys on our team. A candidate must possess excellent writing and communication skills and be prepared to work collaboratively and creatively in furtherance of our mission of freedom, liberty, and the rule of law.

This position will be located in Washington, D.C. with the possibility of regular remote work. We offer a salary commensurate with experience. AFL also offers a benefits package that includes medical, life, dental, HSA, and contributions to a 401(k). We encourage interested attorneys to submit your resume, references, and a recent writing sample as PDF documents to [email protected], attention: CAREERS.

Summer 2024 Law Clerk Positions

America First Legal Foundation seeks motivated and mission-aligned second and third-year law students to work as law clerks for the Summer 2024 semester.

This position will provide you the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in cutting-edge areas of the law. Clerks will work on matters across AFL’s litigation portfolio that are at the forefront of public policy debates. Clerks will also assist with AFL’s oversight mission and gain valuable experience using various oversight tools to inform the debates that will shape the nation’s future. Clerks will also be able to meet and build relationships with key lawyers and policymakers from across the conservative movement fighting to protect our values and the Constitution.

Law clerks are expected to assist with researching, drafting, proofing, and cite checking material that AFL produces, including letters, memos, complaints, motions, and briefs (administrative, trial, and appellate), oversight actions (e.g. OIG demand letters, FOIA requests, Hill letters, and lawsuits). Law clerks will also be expected to assist with document review, as needed, and generally assist in other duties to further AFL’s mission.

Hours and arrangements are flexible and can be made on an individualized basis to meet credit-hour needs. For clerks who are in the Washington, D.C. area, in-person opportunities are available, but AFL is also able to accommodate candidates based anywhere in the country with a remote clerkship. Regardless of location, AFL places an emphasis on high-quality work product from driven individuals who want to gain meaningful, real-world experience in the conservative movement.

To apply, please submit a resume, a list of two or three references, a brief cover letter (500 word maximum), a writing sample (ten page maximum), and an unofficial transcript as PDF documents to [email protected] with the subject line “Law Clerk Application”.

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