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Legal Intern

Irvington, NY



Expected 1 day per week in Irvington, NY office.

About the Role

The Legal Intern will work part-time as an integral part of RLP,
interfacing with all attorneys at the firm, and assisting with both substantive and
administrative tasks, such as maintaining the firm calendar, cite-checking and copyediting
legal documents, drafting discovery demands, and providing research support. RLP will
accommodate the selected candidate’s academic schedule.


The Legal Intern will play an active role in all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice, including:

  • Drafting, cite-checking and copyediting legal documents;

  • Preparing and organizing files for attorneys;

  • Filing and processing legal documents;

  • Maintaining the firm’s calendar;

  • Assisting with media and communications, including development of firm’s marketing, social media, and educational materials;

  • Researching facts for case development; and

  • Conducting client intake.


  • Second- or third-year law student preferred;

  • 1-3 years of experience in a law firm or other office setting preferred;

  • Strong analytical skills;

  • Excellent writing and research skills;

  • Highly organized with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines;

  • Demonstrated dedication to environmental, animal welfare, workers’ rights and/or social justice issues.

Additional Details

Job Type: Part-time (10-20 hours per week)

Pay & Benefits: $18/hr

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to Kim Richman at Please specify in the subject line: Legal Intern Application.

About the Company

Richman Law & Policy (RLP) is a tight collective of lawyers specializing in socially conscious impact litigation.

We dedicate ourselves to serving the greater good by holding large corporations accountable for actions that threaten human health, animals, workers’ rights, the environment and our civil liberties. The driving force behind our practice is creating innovative and effective ways to influence public policy and the marketplace. Much of the work we do aims to fill gaps in the current regulatory environment. We work closely with everyday consumers and leading non-profit organizations.

RLP is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity among its staff and fostering
a healthy and supportive workplace.

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