Legal Counsel - Washington, DC
American Progress has an immediate opening for an entry- to mid-level in-house Counsel to join its Legal team. The Legal team manages legal and compliance matters for the Center for American Progress, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research and educational think tank, and its affiliated organization, the Center for American Progress Action Fund, a 501(c)(4) organization.
CAP is an independent, nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. CAP Action is an independent nonpartisan education and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of Americans through ideas and action.
The Legal team advises both organizations on a broad array of legal issues, including nonprofit tax, lobbying, ethics, corporate governance, intellectual property, media, employment, and contract law. The Legal team designs and implements legal compliance procedures; works with management, staff, and consultants to respond to daily legal needs; and helps ensure ongoing compliance in a fast-paced and mission-driven environment.
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