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Director of Federal Governmental Affairs
Experience: Minimum 3 years
Director of Federal Governmental Affairs will be responsible for building a unique federal public policy practice that will enhance the Firm's market leading, multi-disciplinary practices in the areas of technology, renewable energy, financial institutions, and Asia. The Director will represent clients before Congress, the White House, and other federal agencies and work collaboratively with attorneys at the Firm to advise clients on pending or contemplated federal legislation, and/or other public policy issues before the federal government. The Director will also work closely with the Firm's state government affairs practice to provide clients with innovative and comprehensive public policy solutions for their most important legal and business issues.
Team-oriented individual with recent experience at the highest levels of government or in the private sector. Substantial working knowledge and relationships with members of the Senate and the House. Experience and substantial knowledge of one or more of the following subject areas: technology, renewable energy, financial institutions and Asia as well as key players in one or more of these areas. Strategic and tactical skills including experience dealing with multiple individuals and assignments. A desire to work on unique and interesting matters of the highest importance to clients of the firm and to develop the synergies between traditional legal practice and state and federal public policy advocacy. Dynamic and innovative personality with the desire to grow and lead an emerging practice area. Law or graduate degree preferred. Compensation to commensurate with experience.
Public Policy Advisor
Experience: Minimum 3-5 years
Orrick’s Public Policy Group seeks a skilled researcher and writer to join our team. This individual will be responsible for researching issues, writing advocacy pieces for our clients and supporting the overall advancement of the practice through a variety of business development projects.
Superior persuasive writing skills, along with the ability to perform well under pressure and tight deadlines, are critical for success in this role. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials and a minimum of 3 years professional experience as a reporter, member of the press, speech writer or in a position with equivalent experience with published written work product. Recent federal legislative experience is a plus. Candidate should be highly motivated, have a desire to work on unique and interesting matters of the highest importance to clients of the firm and to work collaboratively with team members across geographies. J.D. or graduate degree required. Compensation to be commensurate with experience.
To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and writing sample to Marissa Chepenik at firstname.lastname@example.org.