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Job Details

National Legal Director

Company name
Equal Rights Advocates, Inc

10 yrs required

San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Nov 30, 2022

Valid Through
Mar 15, 2023


National Legal Director

Duties: Provide strategic direction for legal programs, projects, and impact litigation. Develop and implement goals and priorities for the legal program, including national and multi-state growth, to further the strategic plan approved by the Board of Directors. Participate actively in long-range strategic planning and impact evaluation with senior leadership and the Board of Directors. Affirmatively seek opportunities to initiate impact litigation in federal and state courts that will help achieve the organization’s strategic priorities and goals, including system change in workplaces and schools across the country. Oversee and participate in impact litigation. Identify, build, and nurture national and state partners and networks, as well as advocacy, policy, and litigation opportunities. Represent in key networks and coalitions, along with other senior legal staff. Work in partnership with key Directors and staff to implement integrated advocacy campaigns and high impact strategies utilizing legal, strategic communications, public education, legislative and community mobilizing programs. Recruit, and manage and provide direct supervision to four legal team members with the utmost professionalism, supporting leadership growth and job satisfaction, guiding/evaluating performance, and ensuring inclusive, and equitable and effective management practices. Develop and oversee the legal team budget, including expense and revenue projections and tracking, in close consultation with other senior directors. Ensure regular robust program evaluation is conducted, including the development and tracking of evaluation metrics on an annual basis. Leverage evaluation results to inform strategic program decisions. An active member of and contributor to executive leadership team, contribute to overall organizational planning and management. Staff various internal and external committees and represent the legal team at meetings of Board of Directors. Work closely with Development Director and staff to develop and nurture funding opportunities. Manage legal team’s role in grant applications, grant deliverable tracking, and reporting. Advocate for civil rights and gender justice and serve as a spokesperson for media and public speaker.

Additional Information

Send current resume, a brief original writing sample, 3 references and a cover letter litigation experience in federal/state courts, describing interest.

Company info

Equal Rights Advocates, Inc
180 Howard Street Suite 300
San Francisco
United States 94105
Website :

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