To meet our clients’ sophisticated needs and demands, Akrivis Law Group is always looking for qualified, driven, and ambitious professionals to join our team.  We provide team members with intellectually stimulating, challenging, and rewarding work with very competitive compensation and benefits. This is all in an exciting, entrepreneurial, and internationally-focused work environment.

We afford our team members the opportunity to take on very meaningful and significant responsibility early in their legal careers.  This is under the mentoring of the firm’s senior lawyers, all of whom have experience working at AmLaw 100 firms. Akrivis Law Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other factor prohibited by law.

Current Openings:

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International Trade Paralegal (Washington)

We are seeking a 3L law student as a law clerk (a paid position with a 16-20 hour a week commitment) with the possibility of bringing this person on as a first year associate following graduation and the Bar exam. This person will support the firm’s trade and litigation practices, working directly on client matters and helping with research and writing. A great entry-level position with room to grow for serious, ambitious, and professionally-minded law students looking to gain hands-on experience working in a dynamic, sophisticated, and international practice.

Required credentials (submissions not meeting these requirements will not be considered):

  1. Must be enrolled in a J.D. program at a first tier law school in the Washington DC or New York area (in which case the position will be remote); and
  2. Have a class rank in the top 20%

Preferred (but not required) credentials:

  1. Law firm experience;
  2. Have a demonstrated interest in international trade law and white collar defense, as well as the business aspects of a law practice; and
  3. Fluency in a foreign language (preferably Russian, Japanese, Spanish, or Arabic).

Associate (Washington)

We are seeking a first or second year year associate to support primarily our international trade regulatory practice and secondarily our white collar defense and investigations practice. This person will spend substantial time both on advisory (compliance) and civil and criminal enforcement work, as well as related litigation related to U.S. sanctions, export controls, customs, and potentially other related areas (e.g., CFIUS, FCPA, etc.). A great opportunity to join a diverse team working on complex, cutting edge areas of international trade and national security matters.

Qualified candidates interested in part-time work will also be considered.

Required credentials (submissions not meeting these requirements will not be considered):

  1. Must be a graduate of a U.S. J.D. program ; and
  2. Must be admitted in the District of Columbia or eligible for admission to the District; and
  3. Must have graduated in the top 30th percentile of law school class.

Preferred (but not required) credentials:

  1. Medium to large law firm experience;
  2. Fluency in a foreign language (ideally Japanese, German, Chinese, Arabic, or Spanish); and
  3. Experience in the field.