Senior Counsel Position

Senior Counsel


The National Women’s Law Center is seeking a senior counsel for its women’s health and reproductive rights program. This position provides a qualified candidate a unique opportunity to participate in the Center’s legislative and administrative women’s health policy and legal issues of importance to the Center’s program, including access to health care and health insurance, implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid, and general women’s health. Responsibilities include research and development of written materials to advance the goals of the Center, participation in a variety of federal health care coalitions, as well as work with federal policymakers.


The ideal candidate will be a creative, self-motivated, strategic thinker with excellent research, written, and oral communications skills.  A JD degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience are required; legislative experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess proven initiative and follow-through, the ability to work quickly and well under pressure, and a commitment to women’s rights and reproductive health.

How to Apply

To apply, please send: (1) a cover letter describing your qualifications and salary requirements; (2) a current resume; (3) names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please send materials to and include position title in the subject line. Hard copies may be addressed to: Human Resources Department, National Women’s Law Center, 11 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, FAX: 202-588-5185. No calls please. EOE.