The National Women’s Law Center seeks a Senior Counsel for Reproductive Rights and Health focused on working to expand access to birth control at the state level. This is an 18-month term limited exempt position with the possibility to renew based on funding availability.
The National Women’s Law Center fights for gender justice — in the courts, in public policy, and in our society — working across the issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.
We use the law in all its forms to change culture and drive solutions to the gender inequity that shapes our society and to break down the barriers that harm all of us — especially those who face multiple forms of discrimination, including women of color, LGBTQ people, and low-income women and families.
For more than 45 years, we have been on the leading edge of every major legal and policy victory for women, and we need you with us to continue this fight.
· Conduct legal and policy analysis of state-level legislative and regulatory proposals;
· Provide support to state-based advocates and partners;
· Facilitate information-sharing and best practices across states, through in-person meetings, conference sessions, and digital communications;
· Travel to states to meet with state-based advocates and partners (travel estimated to be approximately 15-20% of time);
The ideal candidate will have:
Additional preferred skills and knowledge:
A minimum salary of $83,060 will be provided to a successful candidate having at least five years of relevant experience directly relevant to this role, consistent with the National Women’s Law Center’s compensation framework.
The Center offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including four weeks of annual vacation. NWLC is metro accessible and located on Metro’s Red Line in Dupont Circle.
If you are interested in joining the NWLC team, submit a cover letter describing your qualifications, resume, and writing sample. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please send materials to and include position title, “RRH Senior Counsel” in the subject line. Hard copies may be addressed to: Human Resources Department, National Women’s Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, FAX: 202-588-5185. Applications accepted until position is filled. No calls please.
The National Women’s Law Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek applications from people with disabilities, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, veterans, and LGBTQI individuals.
As noted above, NWLC welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations during any part of the hiring process, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may send the request by mail to:
National Women’s Law Center
ATTN: Human Resources Manager–Talent
11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036