Job Opportunities

Counsel for House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law seeks a hard-working lawyer with significant legal experience to serve as counsel.

Responsibilities include: serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Subcommittee on matters of law and policy; drafting legislation; coordinating hearings and witnesses; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and providing guidance to offices both on and off the Subcommittee on matters of antitrust law.

A strong background in antitrust is required. Exceptional writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with other congressional offices and advocacy organizations are also strongly preferred.

The Committee strives to ensure that our staff represents the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to JDEM.Job@mail.house.gov.  Please include “Antitrust Counsel” in the subject line.

Legislative Counsel for House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship seeks a hard-working lawyer with significant experience in immigration and nationality law to serve as legislative counsel.

Responsibilities include: serving as a resource for Democratic Members of the Judiciary Committee on matters involving immigration law and policy; drafting legislation; coordinating hearings and witnesses; preparing Members for hearings and markups; drafting statements, memos, and briefing materials; and providing guidance to other offices within the Democratic Caucus on immigration-related matters.

A strong background in immigration law and policy is required. Exceptional writing skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work closely and collaboratively with other congressional offices and advocacy organizations are essential. The ideal candidate will have Capitol Hill experience and a minimum of five years of experience in immigration law.

The Committee strives to ensure that our staff represents the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to JDEM.Job@mail.house.gov. Please include “Immigration Counsel” in the subject line.
 

Staff Assistant

The Democratic staff of the House Judiciary Committee seeks a Staff Assistant.  Candidates should have excellent organizational skills and strong research, writing, and communication skills.

Responsibilities include overseeing Committee hearing and markup logistics -- which often include being physically present; serving as assistant clerk during markups; providing administrative and research support to the Staff Director, Deputy Staff Director/Senior Advisor, and Deputy Staff Director/Chief Counsel; coordinating the Deputy Staff Director/Chief Counsel’s calendar and the Committee’s calendar; co-managing the intern program; and managing Committee administrative needs.

The Committee strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.  The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Please send a resume and cover letter to JDEM.job@mail.house.gov and include “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.