Senior Counsel

Senior Counsel

Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) seeks a Senior Counsel to manage his Judiciary Committee portfolio, which includes issues such as voting rights, antitrust, criminal justice, immigration, FISA, civil rights, and more. This is not an entry-level position. A law degree and prior Hill experience are required.


Responsibilities include: preparing and staffing the Member in hearings and markups; conducting legal and legislative research; managing Member’s Judiciary Committee legislative agenda: drafting and introducing legislation; drafting and preparing correspondence for constituents and policy groups, dear colleague letters, memos, floor statements, one-pagers, section-by-sections, and other background materials; representing the Member in meetings with constituents, outside groups, and other stakeholders; working with colleagues to develop and advance the Member’s policy priorities; and responding to the concerns of an engaged and diverse constituency.

Qualified candidates should possess strong written and oral communications skills; the ability to work independently and multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment; sound political judgement; and excellent interpersonal skills. Salary range: $60,000 – $80,000 depending on experience.

To apply, please send an email to with your cover letter, resume, one writing sample, and three references in one combined PDF attachment. Please use the following format for the subject line: Your full name - Senior Counsel.

The application deadline is Friday, August 27th (COB).

This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, national origin disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status. Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.