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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.

  • Litigator

    About the Role

    The Goldwater Institute is looking for a Litigator to join our team. The attorney will litigate a wide range of cases, including under the Arizona Constitution, in an effort to curb government excesses and protect individual rights. To qualify for this position, the attorney must have four or more years of litigation experience, including preferably some appellate or clerkship experience. Attorneys with more significant litigation experience are also encouraged to apply. The Litigator must exhibit strong written and verbal advocacy skills, have first-chair experience in evidentiary hearings and depositions, and have a collegial attitude.

    Primary Duties

    • Develop, lead and second-chair cases
    • Provide litigation support
    • Write articles and engage in media outlets
    • Assist as a team player in Institute functions and activities

    Minimum Requirements

    • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and active member of the Arizona State Bar
    • At least four years litigation experience, including first-chair experience in evidentiary hearings, depositions, and preferably some appellate experience
    • Strong written and verbal advocacy skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Understand and embrace the Institute’s mission and public policy objectives
    • Collegial attitude, strong work ethic, and sense of humor

    To Apply

    Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary expectations to

    While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. No phone calls, please.

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