American Antitrust Institute Seeks Candidates for Position of Senior Counsel

Overview: Senior Counsel for the American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is responsible for developing and implementing major research, education, and advocacy programs to positively influence progressive competition enforcement and policy, for the benefit of consumers, workers, and innovators. AAI’s Senior Counsel will have an established and growing reputation as a respected, knowledgeable resource on competition law and policy to support AAI’s reputation for high-quality analysis and commentary and the advancement of AAI’s mission and sustainability. AAI’s Senior Counsel will take responsibility for both initiating projects and working collaboratively with the AAI President and Staff on legal advocacy, economic and policy analysis, events, and interactions with the antitrust community. Candidates will have a demonstrated ability to widely disseminate work product, expand AAI networks, and enhance AAI impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Advocacy Work Product: Applies expertise and experience in identifying, developing, drafting, and collaborating with AAI Staff on amicus briefs, white papers, filings, letters, and commentaries on antitrust enforcement and competition policy issues.
  • Research and Education: Promotes the integration of AAI’s research, advocacy, and education programs across substantive policy areas, and develops opportunities for engagement on new topics.
  • Outreach: Works to promote and maximize exposure and attention to AAI’s work, including responding to media inquiries, speaking at outside events, and regularly attending AAI and other meetings, conferences, and networking gatherings.
  • Networking: Maintains existing AAI collaborations with other advocacy organizations and identifies and establishes new relationships to promote AAI’s work product and positions and support AAI’s mission and sustainability.
  • Fundraising: Independently generates sponsorships, contributions, and other forms of financial support for AAI.
  • Administration: Assists in internal administrative matters that support AAI’s research, education, and advocacy programs. Utilizes and manages AAI interns and research fellows, as appropriate.

Qualifications: Ideal candidates will possess a JD or other advanced law degree and 10+ years’ experience in competition enforcement and policy in private practice, public competition enforcement, sector regulation, legislative process, industry, or public-interest advocacy.

Salary: To be determined, competitive with other comparable non-profit and government positions.

Communications: Please email resume to aai@antitrustinstitute.org, with “Senior Counsel PD” in the subject line.