UPDATE:  The application process for 2021-23 is now closed.  Please check back for updates about future openings.

The Federal Legislation Clinic is seeking applications for a two-year clinical teaching fellowship starting in the summer of 2021.  Please see the full Fellowship Announcement here and pasted below.

The Federal Legislation Clinic

The Georgetown University Law Center has the top clinical legal education program in the country, and the Federal Legislation Clinic is the premier legislative clinic in the nation— operating just steps away from Capitol Hill.  The Clinic trains law students to be effective “legislative lawyers” at the intersection of law and politics by representing nonprofit organizations on critical issues pending before Congress.

The Fellowship

The Clinic is hiring an attorney to serve as a teaching fellow for a two-year term beginning in the summer of 2021.  The fellow will work with the Director to operate the Clinic, help select clients and issues for student representation, and help design and teach Clinic seminars.  The fellow will supervise up to six J.D. students, interacting with clients, guiding research and analysis, editing draft materials, helping students prepare for client meetings and advocacy, and conducting student evaluations.

Pay and Benefits

  • The fellow will receive $57,000 in the first year and $60,000 in the second year.
  • Fellows “have their summers” and can devote time to their own research and writing or other professional or personal matters.
  • Upon completion, the fellow will receive an LL.M. in Advocacy from the law school.
  • The fellow will have an opportunity to participate in group health insurance and other benefits, including free access to a state-of-art, on-site fitness center.


If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for two references to Prof. Dave Rapallo, c/o Fatima Beri at fb573@georgetown.edu.  Georgetown Law has a strong commitment to diversity among its faculty and encourages applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.