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Assistant General Counsel - Water Quality

Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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    Full Time

The National Mining Association (NMA) is seeking an Assistant General Counsel to manage the association’s programs and advocacy on public policies related to federal water quality standards and regulations. Responsibilities include:

  • Development of technical and policy bases to support the association’s positions relative to federal initiatives arising under the Clean Water Act; 
  • Develop and execute advocacy strategy in support of policy positions; 
  • Assist the association’s General Counsel in management of litigation arising from Clean Water Act regulatory proceedings; 
  • Serve as principal liaison with NMA’s Water Quality Subcommittee to develop consensus positions on policy and responses to rulemaking 
  • Management of NMA’s water quality regulatory and litigation budgets.


Law degree and knowledge of the Federal Clean Water Act required.  Three-years’ experience preferred.  Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills are necessary. The position requires personal initiative, ability to negotiate across a wide-range of constituencies, timeliness, professional discretion and decisiveness.

NMA offers a generous benefits package including retirement and health care.  Interested candidates should respond with resume/CV and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@nma.org.  

Posted: 2019-01-25 Expires: 2019-02-24

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Assistant General Counsel - Water Quality

National Mining Association
Washington, District of Columbia 20001

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