Sr Government Affairs Specialist

Legal Support
20000275 Requisition #
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Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Government Affairs or related field
  • 3 years’ experience working in a legislative environment
  • Experience or exposure with Capitol Hill.
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Knowledge and awareness of congressional process and procedures
  • Strong research skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment


What will your day look like?

You will be responsible for advanced federal legislative and regulatory projects, conducting research, and assessing client compliance with relevant laws.  You will support the practice of assigned partner by assisting in the development of clients and maintenance of client relationships.  You will conduct substantive legislative, regulatory, and legal research on a variety of complex issues at the federal, state and international levels.


Additionally, you will arrange and coordinate meetings with congressional staff for attorneys and clients.  You will develop materials for attorney presentations and proposals to new and existing clients.  You will attend hearings, congressional briefings and meetings and reports on these both verbally and in written communication.


You will research, draft and edit written materials for partners and clients, including updates on legislative action, analysis of policy, etc.  Track, research, review and analyze congressional and Executive action, including bills, regulations, speeches, etc.  You will perform various administrative duties such as managing client databases, writing speeches and general support of the Government Affairs practice group.


To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.


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