Friday, December 28, 2012

Legislative Aide -- Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Dickstein Shapiro LLP, a large, DC-based law firm, is currently looking for a Legislative Aide to work in our Washington, DC office. This individual performs specifically delegated substantive legal and legislative tasks and other support functions under the direction and supervision of an attorney and/or lobbyist. Primary responsibilities include: maintaining some or all aspects of the firm’s Political Action Committee (PAC); preparing firm filings including reports to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), the Department of Justice (DOJ), and Congress under the supervision of attorneys/lobbyists; assisting attorneys/lobbyists with advice and filings to FEC, DOJ, and Congress on behalf of various firm clients; organizing fundraising events for the firm’s PAC and client PACs; providing legislative tracking and research on client issues; attending hearings and press conferences; monitoring various articles and sites for information important to the Government Affairs group and their clients; performing basic legislative monitoring activities, including House and Senate Committee and floor procedures, press conferences, and other public events, and providing thorough and timely reports on such activities; and generally supporting the attorneys/lobbyists in the group. Candidates must have: a Bachelor’s degree; up to two years of administrative experience on Capitol Hill or other legislative or campaign experience; strong organizational skills; strong written and verbal communication skills; a strong interest in the political process; the desire and willingness to be proactive; impeccable attention to detail; strong computer skills, including advanced functions of Microsoft Excel; and the ability to juggle multiple assignments. This position may require more than 37.5 hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. The Firm offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and professional growth opportunities in a collegial work environment. We are proud to be an AA/EOE. M/F/D/V. Interested applications should submit resume and cover letter to the careers page at Confidentiality Statement This email message, including any attachments, is intended solely for the use of the addressee(s) named above. This communication may contain privileged and/or confidential material. If you are not the intended recipient, you have received this communication in error, and any review, use, printing, copying, or other dissemination of this email message is strictly prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by reply email message or notify our email administrator at and permanently delete and destroy the original message and any and all copies, including printouts and electronic copies on any computer system. Dickstein Shapiro LLP

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