Policy Specialist

Employer
Legal Placements
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Policy Specialist Locations: Washington, District of Columbia Job Type: Direct Start Date: 5/30/17 End Date: Status: Active Candidates Sought: 1 Still Needed: 1 Skills: Email this job to a friend. Policy SpecialistLegislative and Public Policy Practice Group in the Washington, DC office.With approximately 20 professionals in Washington and California, the Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group advocates for clients before the United States Congress and the departments and agencies of the Executive branch. Professionals in this group include political appointees in recent Presidential administrations and a bipartisan group of Congressional staff alumni. The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group is Chambers-rated and was recently cited by Bloomberg Government as one of the top three legislative practices at a national law firm. The Legislative and Public Policy Practice Group works in a high-energy, fast-paced environment that rewards initiative and teamwork in the pursuit of quality client service.The primary focus of the group is on Congressional and regulatory advocacy on topics including: healthcare, insurance, energy, tax, financial services, telecommunications, trade, transportation, education, and congressional investigations. Clients include globally recognized brands, Fortune 500 companies, innovative start-ups, leading associations, healthcare systems, educational institutions, units of local government, foreign governments, and coalitions.Qualified candidates for this position will have a minimum of one year of experience working in federal legislative and public policy roles. Relevant experience might include staff work in Congress, for a corporation or association in general government affairs. Ideal candidates will likely have relevant substantive experience in one or more of the following policy sectors: energy, technology/communications, trade, tax, financial services, insurance, or healthcare. All applicants should have a four-year degree, excellent academic credentials and references. Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and a brief writing sample.Submit resumes to Kerry@legalplacements.com