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Legislative Assistant

Company Confidential
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Washington D.C. office of an international law firm seeks a Legislative Assistant to join a dynamic government relations practice that works with clients on District of Columbia legislative and regulatory issues related to education, health care, labor and employment, and tax matters.

  • Maintaining a current working knowledge of the Council of the District of Columbia’s legislative process.
  • Tracking legislation, monitoring DC Council hearings and preparing hearing summaries.
  • Drafting legislative summaries, white papers and one pagers on proposed legislation, amendments to legislation, and regulations pending before the Council of the District of Columbia and relevant executive branch agencies.
  • Identifying and building relationships with key legislative staff and executive government officials in the District of Columbia.
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with appropriate industry associations, working groups, and playing a leadership role in those groups to help leverage their influence on behalf of clients.  
  • Attending industry events and conferences for both current client objectives and potential business development opportunities.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in politics or public policy.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in any local, state or federal            legislative body.
  • Solid understanding of project finance preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to balance multiple projects; attention to detail; strong organizational skills; extensive computer skills including MS Office, excel, and search engines; ability to work well in fast-paced work environment; strong work ethic and flexibility and willingness to provide high level of client service.

Inquiries will be held in strict confidence. EOE. M/F/D/V

Posted: 2021-05-27 Expires: 2021-06-26

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Legislative Assistant

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Washington, District of Columbia 20006

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