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Careers at Earthjustice

At Earthjustice, we are driven by a passion for justice—for people and for the environment. As the premier nonprofit environmental law organization, we are uniquely qualified to deliver sweeping, on-the-ground results that make a real difference in our environment and our communities. We are here because the Earth needs a good lawyer.

Diversity & Inclusion: A Vision Forward. We believe a commitment to enhance and increase diversity and inclusion at Earthjustice flows directly from our core values and is essential to achieve our mission. Learn more.

Live Well and Work Well. Earthjustice offers a competitive compensation plan, as well as a comprehensive benefits package. We pay 100% of all health and welfare benefits premiums for the employee.

Our health coverage includes medical, dental, prescription, vision and alternative care. We are proud to offer a generous vacation, sick leave and disability benefit package. Additional benefits include retirement plan, flexible spending account, company sponsored life insurance, and more. Learn more.

Important Notice Earthjustice has temporarily closed offices and transitioned staff to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have suspended in-person interviews and temporarily paused hiring for some positions, as noted below. We continue to accept applications for all listed positions.

Open Positions

We are actively recruiting for the following positions while working remotely.


San Francisco, CA  or  Washington, DC


New York, NY  or  San Francisco, CA  or  Remote
San Francisco, CA  or  Remote


San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA  or  Washington, DC
San Francisco, CA

Policy & Legislation

San Francisco, CA  or  Washington, DC


Washington, DC
San Francisco, CA  or  Washington, DC  or  Remote
Anchorage, AK  or  Chicago, IL  or  Juneau, AK  or  New York, NY  or  Philadelphia, PA  or  San Francisco, CA  or  Washington, DC
Anchorage, AK  or  Juneau, AK  or  Washington, DC  or  Remote
New York, NY  or  Washington, DC
Chicago, IL  or  Madison, WI

Earthjustice has temporarily paused hiring for the following positions, but we continue to accept applications for them. We will notify applicants when we reopen our hiring processes.


If you need reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application, interview or some other portion of the selection process for a job at Earthjustice, please contact Human Resources at

We're the lawyers for the environment, and the law is on our side.

Our Values

Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership, inclusion, and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

About Earthjustice

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.