Legislative Assistant

Legislative Assistant

Senior Democrat is seeking a highly energetic, motivated and organized lawyer with strong interpersonal, legal and writing skills. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure. The Legislative Assistant works with the Chief Counsel/Legislative Director and with the Chief of Staff to develop and implement the Member’s legislative strategy in his/her issue areas; prepares materials for hearings; drafts legislation, amendments, and congressional record statements; and conducts research.  The ability to write well under tight deadlines is essential.

 

Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks and issues effectively while meeting deadlines. A successful candidate will be a results-oriented, problem solving lawyer and motivated self-starter who can think outside the box. Prior Hill, law firm or similar experience is preferred but not always required. Candidate must possess a law degree and be, or be willing to become, a resident of the District of Columbia. Salary based on skill and experience level.

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to DC00.NortonResume@mail.house.gov.