The ACLU of Illinois seeks a Legal Director to succeed retiring Legal Director Ben Wolf. The Legal Director is responsible for helping to set the overall legal strategy to advance the mission of the organization, as well as for the day-to-day management of the legal program. We are looking for a candidate to coordinate our legal strategies in collaboration with ACLU of Illinois advocacy, communications, development, and engagement departments across the range of our work. The organization has been the principal protector of constitutional rights in this state; including the freedom of expression, the rights of children and people with disabilities, criminal justice and police reform, fairness for LGBTQ individuals, racial justice, religious liberty, and reproductive rights. 

The ACLU of Illinois has retained Koya Leadership Partners to conduct a national search to fill the Legal Director position. Koya Leadership Partners is a leading executive search and strategic advising firm exclusively dedicated to mission-driven search.



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