Chemical and Environmental Regulatory Associate
Steptoe & Johnson
Other Engineering, Legal
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, seeks an associate with 3+ years of experience to join our chemical regulatory and environment team within the Chemical and Life Sciences practice group in our Washington, DC office. Experience working at the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) or the Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division (“ENRD”) is highly desirable, as is experience involving and/or implementing these agencies’ regulatory frameworks. Specific working knowledge of and familiarity with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (“FIFRA”), the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”) and/or the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) is preferred.The chemical regulatory and environment team offers excellent prospects for a proactive lawyer, offering career growth and diversification prospects. Candidates must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a track record of insightful research and analysis, and persuasive writing abilities. We are looking for candidates who can and want to assume immediate responsibility and who are willing to work as an integral part of a high-performing and collaborative team. Steptoe offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits in a collegial working environment that offers training and mentorship. The expected salary for this position is $250,000 - $370,000, depending on experience.A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school is required. Membership in the District of Columbia Bar, active and in good standing, is also required. For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample. Steptoe will not accept applications for this position submitted via search firms for candidates with two or fewer years of experience. Steptoe is an equal opportunity employer EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.
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