Law Clerk

Cause of Action Institute is looking to hire a Law Clerk for Spring/Summer 2016.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform legal research and writing in the areas of litigation, transactional, non-profit, and general law.
  • Work on a variety of projects (investigations, reports, etc.) as assigned to assist Senior Counsel and others throughout the organization to examine government action/inaction.
  • Understand and maintain 100% compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Hours will be 10-20 per week or more.


  • Completed 1L (first) year and currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Excellent legal research and writing skills.
  • Excellence in academics and good class standing. Strong performance in public-law related course work preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest or familiarity in the Freedom of Information Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, and other statutory schemes in the public law field.
  • Provide strong references.
  • An understanding of free market principles and a passion for advancing the mission of the organization is required.
  • Submittal of LSAT scores and unofficial transcripts encouraged but not required, and can be uploaded along with your resume and cover letter

Click here to apply.