Job Description

Job Summary

About the Office:  The Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) of the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking an experienced litigator for its Appellate Section for a full-time position in Washington, DC.  
The Appellate Section is responsible for handling cases in the federal courts of appeals involving the ENRD for preparing appeal recommendations, and for preparing drafts for the Office of the Solicitor General of petitions and briefs in all ENRD cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

For more information about the Environment & Natural Resources Division, visit the Justice Department’s web site at:


Responsibilities and Opportunity Offered: Cases involve such subject matters as: air, water, and solid waste regulation; hazardous substance cleanups; public land and forest management; water rights; Indian treaty rights and Indian gaming; land condemnation; Fifth Amendment takings; fish and wildlife conservation; and criminal environmental prosecutions.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel required for oral arguments.

Relocation Authorized

  • No