Friday, October 30, 2015

Counsel, CropLife America, Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

Junior to mid-level legal position. Counsel is responsible for providing a variety of complex legal services to the organization. Duties include legal research, analysis, drafting, and presentation (oral and written).

Education, Work Experience and/or Licensure:
Juris Doctorate required.
Admitted to practice before the bar of any State or the District of Columbia required.
2-5 years of previous legal experience preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Under the ADA, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Perform complex legal research and analysis in the areas of environmental, administrative, corporate and nonprofit law.
  • Draft, with limited assistance, legal memoranda, presentations, committee minutes, white papers, media releases and comments to proposed regulatory actions.
  • Assist General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel with corporate governance.
  • Monitor and analyze administrative, corporate and environmental regulatory requirements and assist General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel in planning and implementing strategies to ensure continued legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Plan for and participate in meetings and assist in providing legal counsel and committee support to the Board of Directors, Strategic Oversight Council and various issue management teams.
  • Support CLA staff in the development of research and public policy presentations.
View the full posting and apply here

Monday, October 19, 2015

Legislative Analyst: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Job Title:Legislative Analyst
Department:Legislative Branch
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150224


$76,378.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year


Monday, October 19, 2015 to Monday, November 9, 2015




Open - Permanent




1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC


U.S. citizens






The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP) is seeking a Legislative Analyst to join its Legislative Analysis and Information Section (LAIS). The Office of Congressional Information and Publishing is the organization within CRS and the Library of Congress that is mandated to produce legislative information for the United States Congress. This information is considered to be authoritative for Federal legislation: it is consulted widely by lawmakers, policymakers, academics, and members of the public who are seeking accurate, objective information on both new and amended Federal legislation.

Drawing on his/her knowledge of the Federal legislative process as well as knowledge of specific subject fields (e.g., criminal law, environmental law and regulation, international law, etc.), the Legislative Analyst will: analyze newly-introduced and amended Federal legislation to determine the legislation's meaning, intent, and impact on existing law; prepare official digests and other summaries and abstracts of Federal legislation; communicate and collaborate with the CRS research community to ensure integration of legislative analysis and research products; and consult with congressional staff and committees to resolve questions regarding legislative intent and/or errors or omissions in legislative drafting; combine expert knowledge of one or more legislative subject areas with knowledge of new methods for organizing, accessing, and disseminating information to create and maintain innovative products and services; and analyze gaps in the congressional information services, evaluate new options, and make recommendations. The Legislative Analyst performs this work in an online environment.
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Nat'L Sustainable Ag Coalition - Paid Internships in DC

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) is currently seeking a Policy Intern and a Grassroots Intern for Winter/Spring 2016, beginning in early January 2016 and ending in mid May 2016.  These positions are paid, full time, and located in NSAC's DC office on Capitol Hill.

NSAC is the leading advocacy organization for federal policy that supports sustainable agriculture and food systems.  We work towards the vision of creating a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply produced by a legion of diverse family farmers who make a decent living pursuing their trade, while sustaining the environment and contributing to the strength of their communities.  NSAC's collaborative work environment offers a unique career opportunity to advance federal sustainable agriculture policy as a part of a dedicated and effective team.

Full descriptions and application instructions for both internships are available here

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Blue Apron Attorney Position in New York, NY

at Blue Apron
New York, NY Headquarters
Blue Apron is seeking a bright, energetic, business-minded and self-motivated attorney with 5-7 years of proven experience in food regulatory and compliance matters, product claim substantiation analysis for labels, advertising and other promotional materials, and drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, gained at a leading law firm and in-house (ideally at a food manufacturer or similar CPG company with an ecommerce presence) to join its growing Legal team; IP experience a plus. In this position, the successful candidate will interface with members of the company’s executive and business teams to manage the company’s regulatory affairs and assist in the execution of a broad range of compliance, marketing and commercial initiatives.

This position reports directly to the General Counsel and Secretary and is based in the company’s corporate headquarters in Soho.

For more information, visit the Blue Apron website.