The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) invites applications for the position of Legal Director. The Legal Director is a member of the NYCLU’s senior leadership team and provides vision and direction for the NYCLU’s legal program. The Legal Director is responsible for overall management of the legal department and its docket, staff, and network of cooperating attorneys. The ideal candidate will be a skilled and innovative constitutional rights litigator, a superior manager, and an inspiring leader. Strong writing and editing skills are essential. Candidates should have the capacity to write for a popular audience and should have engaged in scholarship with a demonstrated capacity to communicate with academic communities. Litigation experience should evince an ability to develop and pursue litigation as part of an integrated advocacy strategy.
Learn More: NYCLU Legal Director Position Announcement 2018