Environmental Senior Attorney

  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

Number of Positions: 1



Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP seeks an experienced attorney to join its highly ranked nationally recognized Environmental Law practice group as a non-partnership track Senior Attorney in our Washington, DC or Richmond, VA office. An attorney in this position will be benefits eligible and will generally have an expected billable hour goal of between 1200 – 1800 hours.


Qualified applicants will have at least five years of experience in private practice, a trade association, or a government agency with an emphasis on chemical control regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and related state regulatory programs. Work will include advising clients on the review, testing and reporting of chemical substances under TSCA and the registration, labelling and advertising of pesticides under FIFRA in addition to agency rulemaking, enforcement defense or litigation related to these subject areas. The ideal candidate will also possess an undergraduate or graduate degree in a scientific or engineering discipline and/or prior professional experience in the chemical or pesticide industry. Preference will be provided for candidates with experience working at the US Environmental Protection Agency in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, the Office of General Counsel’s Pesticide and Toxic Substances Law Office or the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance’s Waste and Chemical Enforcement Division.


The environmental team prides itself in forming diverse teams with a wide array of personal and professional attributes. We value collaboration and a team-based approach. The successful applicant will get to work on precedent setting legal matters with a team that values direct client contact, mentoring and training. As a member of the environmental team, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on interesting, long-term projects with established clients.


A successful candidate is dedicated to the practice of environmental law, has self-motivation, strong intellectual curiosity, good judgment, responsiveness, perseverance, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Active membership in the DC or VA bar is required.  This position can be filled in our DC or Richmond offices but we provide flexibility for lawyers who prefer to work remotely. 


Job #02775 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.)

If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Jennifer Kerrigan, Senior Manager of Lawyer Recruiting and Development.

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