Environmental Attorney

  • Greenfield Environmental Trust Group, Inc.
  • Remote
  • Apr 16, 2021
Full time Environment

Job Description

Summary of Position:

The Environmental Attorney will primarily provide legal and strategic advice related to activities at all assigned federal or state Superfund sites, facilities regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and other hazardous waste sites in the United States for the several environmental response and custodial trusts for which Greenfield provides professional services. The Environmental Attorney will provide legal support to technical teams and advise on, among other things, regulatory and contractual legal requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Training

  • JD from credentialed university
  • Active bar license in good standing in at least one state 

Professional Experience

  • 10 or more years of environmental legal practice in law firm, government, or as in-house counsel
  • Experience with legal requirements and issues arising under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, RCRA, and/or state equivalent laws and regulations
  • Excellent, clear, and effective verbal communication skills
  • Superior writing skills
  • Highly attentive to detail
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize competing tasks
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Real estate or corporate transactional experience
  • Experience negotiating complex legal agreements and contracts
  • Experience working with technical experts, contractors, and/or consultants
  • Pro-active approach to communications
  • Ability to communicate legal concepts to non-attorneys
  • Interest in developing new skills and learning about new subject areas
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with people from different backgrounds and perspectives
  • Ability to build cohesive, efficient teams
  • Willingness to work remotely and travel domestically as needed

Applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to recruiting@g-etg.com.