Attorney, Environmental Law
Location: Detroit, MI OR Troy, MI and (willing to consider remote candidates that meet certain qualifications)
Highly ranked and rated international law firm.
The salary ranges from $135,000 to $200,000, plus a bonus.
A 37.5-hour work week, and you can start from 8:30-10 am and end from 5-6:30 pm.
The firm offers a hybrid model 3/2 after being fully trained, but it is 5 days a week in the office during training and learning the job.
A happy, collaborative, firm culture of diversity and respect.
Perform the general duties of an environmental attorney, including creating legal documents and managing and advising clients on legal transactions in environmental practice areas.
- Experience as the primary author of legal memoranda, briefs, motions, discovery, contracts, regulatory agreements, and/or substantive policy articles and commentary
- Experience researching environmental, land use, or administrative law and regulatory requirements at the federal, state, and local level
- Advising on permitting, compliance, responding to enforcement actions, and remedial requirements
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Excellent communication skills, oral and exceptional writing skills
- Efficient, creative, and effective legal researcher
- Proficient in the use of online legal research services and other available legal resources
- Must be able to manage new and existing client relationships.
- Actively involved in activities resulting in business development
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING:
- 2-6+ years of experience in federal and state environmental and land use law
- Substantial experience with CERCLA, RCRA, CWA, CAA, TSCA, FIFRA, and the state equivalents and/or involvement in any areas of EHS support, including compliance, transactional and litigation support
- Experience representing public and/or private sector clients seeking to minimize the environmental liability risks associated with asset transfer, development, siting, operation and permitting (including industrial and waste facilities, wind, solar, energy storage, and natural gas facilities); or
- Representing public and/or private sector clients in other transactional matters involving environmental liability in business, including but not limited to hazardous waste cleanup and insurance; or
- Representing clients in administrative or court hearings, associated motions practice, administrative record cases and/or non-record civil cases, drafting and responding to discovery requests with limited supervision, conducting and supervising document review and production, and taking or defending fact and expert witness depositions
- Admitted to the state bar of Michigan or are eligible for admission by your anticipated start date
- Have a portable book of business
- Experience with solid and hazardous waste facilities a plus
Outstanding health, medical, dental, vision coverage, AD&D, LTD, STD, 401k, Pet insurance, four weeks PTO, all holidays and one floating holiday, retail and entertainment discounts, 100% PAID parking, a holiday bonus, and SO much more.