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Upper Seven Law is a Montana-based nonprofit law firm dedicated to holding the powerful accountable.  

We believe that creativity and innovation in law is essential to advancing social justice and public interest objectives.  This firm takes smart risks and invests the time necessary to build foundations for long-term accountability work.


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Position: Litigation Director

Upper Seven Law seeks a creative and experienced litigator to join our team as the incoming Litigation Director (to overlap with our outgoing Litigation Director). In this role, you will help shape Upper Seven’s litigation strategy, oversee a team of between three and six staff attorneys and legal fellows, manage and direct day-to-day litigation tasks, and collaborate closely with the Executive Director. 

Ideal candidates have experience with brief writing, complaint development, discovery, building client relationships, and litigating claims for declaratory and injunctive relief. A generalist or constitutional background is particularly welcome, but not required. Essential qualities include the ability to remain calm under pressure, think innovatively and strategically to solve legal problems, work collaboratively with others, train and supervise other attorneys, and give and receive feedback with grace.  

The position is based in Helena, Montana, and reports to the Executive Director and also forms part of the leadership team. Competitive salary commensurate with experience (minimum $92k annually), plus health benefits.

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