National Federation of Federal Employees


Union Attorney

Based in Washington, DC


Date of Posting: October 21, 2020
Close of Posting: December 4, 2020
Anticipated Start Date: January 2021

Founded in 1917, the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is America’s first federal employee Union. NFFE fights for economic justice for the workers who care for our cherished veterans, keep our military equipped and ready, maintain our national forests and parks, ensure the integrity of the U.S. passport, and provide countless other services that are vital to the American people. NFFE represents 110,000 federal employees nation-wide and is affiliated with the IAMAW and AFL-CIO.

Objective: NFFE is seeking an Attorney with zero (0) to five (5) years of experience for its Washington, D.C. office. The successful applicant will work independently on a broad range of matters protecting employee rights.

Duties will include handling arbitrations, federal court litigation, term and mid-term bargaining, and matters before administrative agencies such as the Federal Labor Relations Authority and National Labor Relations Board.

Qualifications: Applicants need to possess excellent legal research and writing skills, be able to develop cases with minimal supervision, feel comfortable interacting with the Union’s members and representatives, and have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines. Admission to the District of Columbia bar is preferred and, if not already obtained, will be required within one year of the date of hire.

Commensurate with experience.

Health and dental benefits, a defined-benefit pension plan, voluntary 401k plan, paid annual and sick leave, metro benefit, tuition reimbursement, and more.

How to Apply:
Please submit a résumé, cover letter and writing sample to:

Jeff Friday, General Counsel
1225 New York Ave., NW
Suite 450
Washington, D.C. 20005
Email: jfriday@nffe.org

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