Counsel

Counsel

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet 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 intellectual property and court-related issues.

A strong background in intellectual property, court-related matters, or both 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 “Courts/IP Counsel” in the subject line.