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The Goldwater Institute is always seeking to add skilled professionals to its growing team. Successful candidates will be strongly committed to the Goldwater Institute’s mission and have demonstrable success in policy development, litigation, management, public relations, fundraising or another area of significant value. In your cover letter, please state clearly what position you would seek to create (or fill) and the value you would bring to the Goldwater Institute. Attach your one-page resume. Materials may be sent via e-mail to No phone calls please. For current job openings, see those listed below.

  • Senior Attorney (Phoenix, AZ)

    About the Role

    The Goldwater Institute is looking for a Senior Attorney to join our litigation team in our Phoenix office, litigating a wide range of cases in the effort to curb government excesses and the protection of individual rights.

    Primary Duties

    Must exhibit strong written and verbal advocacy skills, serve as a mentor to less-experienced attorneys on staff, have first-chair experience in evidentiary hearings, depositions and appeals and have a collegial attitude. Responsibilities include developing and leading second-chair cases, providing litigation support, providing nurturing mentorship to less-experienced attorneys on staff, writing articles and engaging in media outlets, and assisting as a team player in Institute functions and activities.

    Minimum Requirements

    Must be (or become) a member of the Arizona State Bar, have at least two years litigation experience including first-chair experience in evidentiary hearings, depositions and appeals, have strong writing ability and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

    To Apply

    Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document to

    • Resume
    • Cover letter that clearly lays out your interest in the position and Goldwater’s mission.
    • Salary expectations

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