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.

Mar 28, 2023
Full time
$97,200 - $115,000 yearly
Earthjustice Hybrid (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
We are accepting applications for an Associate Attorney to join the Community Partnerships Program in Los Angeles. The associate attorney will add cross-organization capacity but will focus on matters handled by their home office. The ideal candidate will join our team by late June/early July 2023. 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, 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...
Mar 21, 2023
Full time
$92,600 - $115,000 yearly
Earthjustice Hybrid (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Earthjustice is accepting applications for an associate attorney position to join our growing team of lawyers working on our Right to Zero priorities. The Right to Zero program is working to transform the way we use energy and transport goods, services and ourselves across the country. From our power grid to ports, buses to garbage trucks, the Right to Zero team works to ditch fossil fuels and lead the shift to zero-emissions. While the attorney will primarily focus on California-specific Right to Zero litigation and advocacy, the attorney may work on issues that are either federal or outside California. 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, Chicago, Houston, Juneau, Los Angeles, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Miami,...
Feb 13, 2023
Full time
$78,800 - $102,900 yearly
Earthjustice New Orleans, LA, USA
Earthjustice is soliciting applications for an Associate Attorney to join the Fossil Fuels Program. We use the power of the law to challenge the onslaught of new oil and gas infrastructure development that threatens climate, communities and the environment. This position will focus on oil and gas infrastructure in the U.S. Gulf region (Texas and Louisiana) and will be based in one of three locations: (1) in the New Orleans’ satellite office space shared with other Fossil Fuel Program staff, (2) in the Earthjustice Houston office, or (3) remote from Austin, Texas. At a time when we desperately need to reduce greenhouse emissions, the oil and gas industry is aggressively working to expand fossil fuel infrastructure, locking us into decades of future oil and gas use and directly harming communities already hardest hit by climate change. Earthjustice’s Fossil Fuels program uses litigation, administrative advocacy, and partnership to advance an end to U.S. oil and gas extraction and...