Environmental and Natural Resources Law Associate at Ballard Spahr LLP

Ballard Spahr LLP


Mid Level

Phoenix, AZ, USA

$180.000 - $250.000

20 Sep → 20 Oct

Job Description

We are seeking to hire two attorneys with 2-5 years of litigation or transactional experience and with particular expertise or interest in environmental and natural resources law. The firm's Environment and Natural Resources practice group represents clients at a regional and national level on a full spectrum of environmental issues ranging from permitting, compliance and enforcement to redevelopment and sustainable development projects. Our attorneys litigate traditional environmental matters and advise clients on emerging and evolving environmental opportunities and obligations. Group members also provide environmental counsel to the firm’s transactional practices. Qualified candidates will have outstanding academic credentials and communication skills, both oral and written. This is an excellent opportunity to join a sophisticated environmental practice and work in a dynamic, expanding and team-oriented atmosphere while enjoying the benefits and resources of a national law firm. Active bar license in AZ preferred.

Ballard Spahr LLP is a more than 600 lawyer firm with 15 offices across the U.S. and is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Ballard Spahr offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan; and a generous paid time off program. Additional benefits provided are health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.

The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. In connection with this policy, we will require proof of vaccination. We believe this is the best way for us to fulfill our legal obligation to provide a safe workplace, which has been and continues to be a top priority as we manage the many challenges of the pandemic. 

This Job Description describes the general content and requirements for the position. It is not an exhaustive statement of the essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements of the job; they may change from time to time and are dictated by the needs of the firm and the managers to whom the employee will report. Employment is at will. Ballard Spahr may change the functions and responsibilities of the position at any time, and it may reassign the employee to another department in its sole discretion.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping. Typing ability for the use of a personal computer.

  • The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

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