Recruiting / Policy Counsel

Location: Washington, DC
Timing: Applications due September 30, 2019.

About Upturn

Upturn advances equity and justice in the design, governance, and use of digital technology. Our research and advocacy combines technical fluency and creative policy thinking to confront patterns of inequity, especially those rooted in race and poverty.

We work in partnership with many of the nation’s leading civil rights and public interest organizations. Some of our most notable work includes:

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, DC.

About the Position

This policy counsel position is ideal for a lawyer with experience in one or more of Upturn's issue areas and a strong motivation to work at the intersection of technology, policy, and equity. The policy counsel will play a key role in Upturn's legal and policy work. You will:

You will be joining a small and growing organization that is collaborative, energetic, and fun. We will actively support your professional development in the field.

Compensation for this position begins at $80,000 per year.

About You

We welcome applicants who have a law degree and at least three years of relevant work experience. More specifically, we're looking for someone who is:

We strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ+, and applicants with disabilities to apply.

How to Apply

Applications are due by September 30, 2019. If you have any questions, please e-mail