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, individuals and communities 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 people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment. Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Chicago, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, Miami and Washington, DC.

Earthjustice Miami, FL, USA
Oct 13, 2020
Full time
The Florida Regional Office of Earthjustice is looking to hire a Staff Attorney whose docket will include work done in partnership with community-based organizations, environmental justice groups and others advancing the rights of disproportionately burdened communities, especially in South Florida.  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 to engage on 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 people who share a...
Earthjustice Los Angeles, CA, USA
Oct 05, 2020
Full time
Earthjustice is now accepting applications for a Staff Attorney to join our California Regional team in its Los Angeles office. This position will focus on litigation and advocacy to compel a shift away from fossil fuels and toward equitable zero-emissions solutions across the transportation, power, and building sectors in California. This work serves as an important part of our work to clean up places in the country with the most polluted air, in addition to reducing harmful climate pollution.    Earthjustice is the nation’s premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on major, 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, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive...
Earthjustice Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 09, 2020
Full time
Earthjustice’s Fossil Fuels Program is hiring a Staff Attorney to join us in using the power of the law to protect communities and our environment from an onslaught of new oil and gas development. The position will focus on the Ohio River Valley in Appalachia and will be based in Chicago, Illinois. 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 and supporters 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 people who share...
$123,505 - $138,035 yearly
Earthjustice Chicago, IL, USA or Madison, WI, USA
Sep 04, 2020
Full time
Earthjustice is now accepting applications for a Staff Attorney to join our Tribal Partnerships team.  This position will focus on litigation and advocacy on behalf of our tribal clients and partners in the Midwest and other regions as needed. Earthjustice is proud of our longstanding and productive relationships with tribes and Indigenous communities and is committed to expanding our tribal and Indigenous representation. Earthjustice is the nation’s premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on major, 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, individuals and communities 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 New York, NY, USA or Washington, D.C
Sep 03, 2020
Full time
Earthjustice is seeking a Staff Attorney to join the Toxic Exposure & Health Program.  The work of the Toxic Exposure and Health Program is at the heart of Earthjustice’s mission to defend the right of all people to live, work, and raise children in a healthy environment.  The attorney selected for this position will work closely with other professionals (attorneys, scientists, policy analysts, legislative advocates, communications experts) seeking to protect families, communities, and populations—especially those most overburdened or susceptible to harm—from toxic chemicals in the workplace, in consumer products, in the built environment, and in the outside environment.  The attorney also will partner with Earthjustice staff who focus on securing clean air, clean water, and sustainable food and agriculture. The successful candidate will be housed in either our New York City office or will work remotely based out of Washington, D.C. (note all Earthjustice staff are working...
$187,832 - $221,010 yearly
Earthjustice Washington D.C., DC, USA or San Francisco, CA or Remote
Sep 02, 2020
Full time
Earthjustice is the nation’s premier environmental law nonprofit.  Our 450-person team wields the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, preserve magnificent places and wildlife, and combat climate change. We represent clients ranging from community groups and Indian tribes to the largest environmental NGOs. We do it for free because the earth needs a good lawyer. This fall, Earthjustice is looking for a highly experienced attorney who has the perspective, expertise, and people skills to serve as our first Director of Strategic Legal Advocacy. Our cases typically involve substantive claims arising from environmental, administrative, or civil rights laws. But winning those cases often depends on successful advocacy concerning “non-substantive” doctrines such as standing, finality, deference to agency decisionmaking, and federal remedies. In recent decades, we have seen concerted attempts to influence these doctrines in ways that limit our...