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Environmental Law Job Description

As sustainability becomes a priority for businesses and a focus for federal, state and local governments, the field of environmental law is on the precipice of a tremendous surge. In fact, job growth within the industry will likely outpace the growth of the legal industry overall which is projected to expand by 10 percent between 2010 and 2020.

Environmental law specialty areas

The environmental law field is nearly as diverse as the planet itself. Professionals can specialize in regulations, litigation and compliance consultation. In addition, professionals can focus on issues such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Species protection
  • Hazardous waste
  • Greenhouse emissions
  • Water and air quality
  • Waste management

Given the heightened sensitivity to environmental issues, and the potential for fines and penalties, many larger companies are bringing environmental law professionals in house. Smaller companies generally tap into leading firms for the required expertise.

At Special Counsel, we work with both leading companies and top law firms to help them connect with premier environmental law professionals—including attorneys, paralegals, administrative staff and others. As a result, we can connect you with premier opportunities.

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  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Date Posted: 02/20
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal, Special Counsel's Attorney Search Division, is assisting a long-time client with its search for a mid-level environmental attorney. Our client is a growing firm with offices in both South Jersey and Center City Philadelphia. This new hire will have the option of...View Details.
  • Location: San Diego, California
    Date Posted: 02/16
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Environmental Law Associate job with one of the top environmental practices in the country is immediately available in San Diego, CA courtesy of...View Details.
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
    Date Posted: 02/15
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    One of the nation’s strongest and most respected law firms is seeking to add a Junior Environmental Associate to its Regulatory and Compliance Practice Group.  Having a concrete national and international presence, this position is based in the firm’s Jacksonville,...View Details.
  • Location: Houston, Texas
    Date Posted: 02/07
    Position: Attorney
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    An Environmental Law Associate job with one of the top environmental practices in the country is immediately available in Houston, TX courtesy of Parker + Lynch Legal, the attorney search division of Special Counsel.  Consideration requires at least two years of large law firm...View Details.
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    Date Posted: 02/07
    Position:
    Practice Area: Environmental Law
    Employment Type: Direct Hire
    Parker + Lynch Legal, Special Counsel's Attorney Search Division, is working with a top AmLaw firm that is seeking a bright and ambitious Environmental Attorney to join its successful and growing environmental practice group. This is a great opportunity to join a recognized team of...View Details.
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