Consumer Watchdog’s Legal Project staff attorneys represent consumers in high-profile litigation before the courts and administrative agencies with a particular focus on health and other insurance matters. Staff attorneys are responsible for their own caseload from the investigation stage through final resolution, will tackle complex legal issues on a daily basis, and have the opportunity to work with other top public interest and plaintiffs’ attorneys in the nation. This is a full-time position.
Candidates will possess 3-5 years of civil litigation experience, preferably in public interest or a similar organization, and a demonstrated commitment to public interest law and consumer advocacy issues. Knowledge of California insurance law, class action law and/or the Administrative Procedure Act a plus. Must be able to work independently and willing to dive into uncharted territory.
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary is competitive with other similar public interest organizations and the experience level sought. Employer-paid health plan and life insurance are provided after three-months employment. Consumer Watchdog also offers a retirement savings plan.
E-mail your resume with a cover letter explaining your interest in Consumer Watchdog and this position along with a ten-page legal writing sample to Litigation Director Jerry Flanagan at email@example.com