Policy Counsel / Senior Counsel / Policy Analyst, U.S. Legislation

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Reports to: Director for U.S. Legislation

Salary Range: Policy Counsel – $70,000-100,000; Senior Counsel – $90,000-130,000

About Us: 

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst for privacy scholarship and advancing principled data practices in support of emerging technologies. FPF’s U.S. Legislation team conducts in-depth research, tracks federal, state, and local legislative developments in commercial privacy, and engages with key stakeholders, including policymakers, industry representatives, and advocacy groups. FPF does not typically support or oppose particular bills, but instead focuses on analyzing proposals in relation to existing privacy frameworks, sharing information on current data practices and technologies, and ensuring that data governance strategies are future-looking and adaptable.

As a Policy Counsel, you will play a key role in helping our team track and analyze the rapidly-evolving privacy landscape, as well as contribute to our policymaker engagement efforts. The ideal candidate should possess a strong legal, legislative, or policy background, excellent analytical and research skills, and a baseline understanding of U.S. commercial privacy law. If you are excited about privacy, detail-oriented, and are adept at being responsive and quick in addressing new developments, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our dynamic team.

Core Responsibilities:

Desired Qualifications/Attributes:

The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of experience. J.D. preferred, but not required – other experience, such as government affairs and public policy, will be considered. 

In addition, candidates should have:

To apply please submit a cover letter, writing sample, and references in PDF format in an application through the FPF Career Center.

FPF knows that having a diverse workforce is essential to our work. We do not discriminate against any candidate based on their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or age. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please reach out to [email protected].