Nonhuman Rights Project Seeking a Full-time Senior Staff Attorney

The Nonhuman Rights Project, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is seeking a full-time Senior Staff Attorney with the following skills, to begin immediately: 
 
  • You want to make history.
  • You want nonhuman animals to have legal rights both in the United States and abroad.
  • You have at least 12 years of litigation experience, including substantial first-chair trial experience and appellate work.
  • You have extensive experience in civil rights, human rights, and/or animal protection.
  • You have excellent writing skills. Published law review articles and/or books are a plus, but not necessary.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You work well remotely on long-term complex legal projects.
  • You have experience managing staff and volunteers, especially on legal projects (this is a plus, but not necessary).
  • You are admitted to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction.
This position requires a deep commitment to gaining personhood and legal rights for nonhuman animals and willingness to spend the time learning how to accomplish it. This is a remote position requiring some travel. To apply, please send a letter of interest explaining why you want to work with the NhRP, along with a CV, both combined into a single PDF, to jobs@nonhumanrights.org, putting your name in the subject line. 
 
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