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Senior Staff Attorney - The Center for Reproductive Rights

December 22, 2015 4:55 PM | Anonymous member


Senior Staff Attorney
(or Staff Attorney)
Mid- to Senior- Level Litigation Attorney Position

The Center for Reproductive Rights (the “Center”), a global human rights organization founded in 1992 with expertise in constitutional and international law, seeks a Senior Staff Attorney (or Staff Attorney) to litigate for the U.S. Legal Program, to be based in its New York City headquarters. The Center’s mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance reproductive health and rights as a fundamental rights that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect and fulfill.

The Senior Staff Attorney will join the team of an innovative and cutting-edge organization committed to promoting the equality, reproductive health, and self-determination of women throughout the world. The Center is unmatched as a reproductive rights organization in its expertise in U.S. constitutional law, comparative law, and international human rights law. The Center works across the globe on issues including access to life-saving obstetrics care, contraception, abortion services and comprehensive sexuality information.

The Senior Staff Attorney (or Staff Attorney) will be joining the Center at an exciting time for the institution and at a critical time for reproductive rights globally. As opponents of women’s rights are mounting a scorched-earth campaign to turn back decades of hard-won progress, the Center is fighting back with short-, medium-, and long-term strategies, embodied in a new strategic plan launched in 2012, which includes a particular focus on reversing the erosion of reproductive rights protections across the U.S. and establishing the right to affordable reproductive healthcare in the U.S.

Read more about the position at the Center's employment page.

The Center offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits program.

Education requirements

Juris Doctor

How to apply

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and contact information for three references (email preferred) to: Please indicate “Senior Staff Attorney, [your last name] and Code 228” in the subject line. The cover letter, resume, writing sample, and reference information should be sent as attachments. Please mention in your cover letter where you saw this opportunity. Mailing Address: Center for Reproductive Rights Attn.: Senior Attorney for Litigation- Code 228 120 Wall Street, 14th Floor New York, NY 10005 Deadline for applications: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they come in. The Center will not hold the position open for any specific time period.

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