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Federal Policy Director

The Williams Institute is seeking a Federal Policy Director to conduct policy-related work and research in the field of sexual orientation and gender identity law and public policy. The Federal Policy Director will be an experienced attorney or legal scholar with substantial public policy experience, legislative lawyering, and/or litigation experience. The director will provide legal research and analysis related to litigation, legislation, and policy developments concerning issues of sexual orientation and gender identity, with a focus on federal policy. The Williams Institute does not engage in litigation but files amicus briefs in key court cases.

The duties of the Federal Policy Director may include any of the following: conducting legal research on LGBT-related public policies; writing articles and commentary for a variety of publications; preparing amicus briefs for selected court cases; providing legal research and drafting testimony on legislation; communicating with the media; organizing and conducting judicial education programs; implementing and overseeing other Williams Institute projects related to LGBT legal analysis and scholarship; coordinating with affiliated lawyers, and scholars; and organizing conferences and other meetings to accomplish these duties.

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The Williams Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.