Posted May 12

Public Policy Associate

Dentons US LLP
Atlanta, GA Full Time

The Practice

Regulatory change creates new challenges and new opportunities. To anticipate, plan for and capitalize on these changes, clients need a team that understands the interplay of your industry and your market. Dentons' Public Policy and Regulation practice is a market leader in the US, helping clients navigate the critical intersection of business, law, regulation, policy and politics.


The Atlanta office of Dentons US LLP is seeking a mid-level associate with excellent academic credentials to join our active Public Policy and Regulation practice. Expected responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

Working collaboratively on a wide spectrum of government affairs matters pertaining to legislative action, political law, economic development, land use and zoning, privatization and government efficiency, government contract and procurement issues, and government and public policy litigation

Assisting team members with the provision of advice and counsel to clients on complex political and business issues

Supporting the growth and management of client relationships in the corporate, non-profit, political, and government affairs spheres

Performing general research and writing tasks for a variety of clients

This is a great opportunity to work with dedicated lawyers and professionals who are passionate about their practice.

Position Requirements

Personal Skills Attributes

Has excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to effectively communicate practical ideas and solutions through concise written work product and direct client engagement

Is organized, efficient, and able to prioritize, delegate, and manage complex and detail-oriented assignments

Understands the importance of client service and exhibits confidence and diplomacy

Embraces teamwork and values collaboration

Technical Skills

3-4 years of public policy and/or litigation experience required, along with a deep understanding of government at the state and local level

Economic development and political law expertise is considered a plus

Prior law firm experience strongly preferred

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