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Job Description

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Ice Miller is seeking an experienced attorney to join our Federal Public Affairs practice group in Washington, D.C. Candidates must have at least 5-10 years of experience in the public and/or private sector with experience in any of the following areas: healthcare; energy; tax; trade; and appropriations.

This position is also open to non-attorney lobbyist professionals.

In this position you will:

  • Work with a small, close-knit team of attorneys, lobbyists, and professional staff;
  • Be part of a sophisticated, growing federal affairs practice that advises private entities, foreign governments, state and local governments, non-profit and advocacy organizations, and individuals on a broad range of federal policy issues;
  • Have opportunities for advancement in a collegial environment with a young, dynamic, diverse, and bipartisan federal public affairs team;
  • Collaborate with talented and team-oriented attorneys across practice groups and across offices; and
  • Have the ability to work remotely while maintaining an office and client presence in brand new Washington, D.C. office space

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have some combination of experience as a Congressional staffer and/or at a federal agency in a senior legal or policy role;
  • Have prior experience in a federal, multi-client environment (legal or lobbying);
  • Be willing to register on behalf of Ice Miller clients pursuant to the Lobbyist Disclosure Act and/or Foreign Agents Registration Act, as applicable;
  • Engage with Ice Miller’s Federal Political Action Committee and any associated fundraising activities;
  • For lawyer candidates, be licensed or become licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C.;
  • Excel in a team environment;
  • Be highly motivated and a self-starter;
  • Be flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment;
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in developing and implementing relationship-building skills both internally and externally;
  • Have prior experiences that prepare them to work with attorneys, staff and clients from cultures and backgrounds different from their own;
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills;

Our attorneys enjoy:

  • Competitive salaries;
  • One-on-One Career coaching and outstanding professional development opportunities and support; and,
  • Quality benefits programs including an annual stipend to support attorneys’ interests and hobbies outside of the workplace

Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the United States. In addition, candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19, except those who have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Ice Miller LLP embraces a work environment that is collaborative, welcoming, and focused on growth. To maintain our culture, we are committed to building an inclusive workplace where talented attorneys from all backgrounds serve our clients, focus on professional development, and perform to their highest potential. With over 350 lawyers in offices located in Columbus, Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, New York, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our attorneys and professional staff are among the most talented in the country. Ice Miller is an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified under The Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 4.0.