BBB National Programs BBB National Programs is where businesses turn to enhance consumer trust and consumers are heard.
National Advertising Division (NAD) AttorneyWHO WE ARE We are a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a more accountable and trustworthy marketplace. As the foremost thought leader on industry self-regulation, we are shaping the way that businesses and consumers interact with one another. As the home of U.S. independent industry self-regulation, we are currently operating more than a dozen globally recognized programs that have been helping enhance consumer trust in business for more than 50 years. Our programs provide third-party accountability and dispute resolution services that address existing and emerging industry issues, create a fairer playing field for businesses, and a better experience for consumers. We continue to evolve our work and grow our impact by providing business guidance and fostering best practices in arenas such as advertising, child-and-teen-directed marketing, data privacy, dispute resolution, automobile warranty, technology, and emerging areas.ABOUT THE NATIONAL ADVERTISING DIVISIONThe National Advertising Division (NAD) monitors national advertising in all media, enforces high standards of truth and accuracy, and efficiently resolves disputes to build consumer trust and support fair competition. The National Advertising Division reviews advertising based on challenges from businesses, complaints from consumers, or on its own initiative covering a wide variety of both industries and issues. The National Advertising Division’s decisions represent the single largest body of advertising decisions in the United States.YOUR IMPACTAs an attorney within the National Advertising Division, you will work to hold the advertising industry to standards for truthful and transparent advertising in cases brought by competitors or through the National Advertising Division’s own monitoring of the advertising industry. These case decisions impact both the case at hand and the advertising industry as a whole, as they provide guidance on claim substantiation and other truth and transparency issues in advertising.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesConduct judicial review proceedings in the advertising industry’s system of voluntary self-regulation and draft well-reasoned opinions, summarizing the evidence and analysis of fact and law on whether advertising claims are truthful, substantiated, and not misleading.Analyze and evaluate the reliability of scientific evidence (chemistry, biology, physics, sensory perception etc.), consumer perception studies, marketing research and related technical data to ensure that findings of fact in each case are sound.Research legal precedent and applicable statutes and regulations and apply relevant principles to the facts of each case to ensure decisions have precedential value and consistency on findings over time.Conduct ex parte meetings with the parties, negotiate with attorneys, and question experts in scientific and consumer perception evidence to ensure understanding of the arguments and supporting evidence in the case record, with appropriate judicial temperament to encourage participation and support for our voluntary self-regulatory forum.Draft court quality appellate briefs and defend the National Advertising Division’s decision in appealed monitoring cases, requiring persuasive appellate arguments before the National Advertising Review Board.Prepare presentations and engage in public speaking through attendance at conferences and lectures to educate advertising and marketing professionals on new and emerging issues in advertising law, and to raise the visibility of the organization.
WHAT YOU WILL BRINGMust have:JD with 5+ years of experienceMember of the bar of a relevant jurisdictionAbility to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environmentExcellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize workStrong decision-making and problem-solving skillsExcellent organizational skills and meticulous attention to detailExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skillsGrowth mindset and adaptive to learn from experiences and adjust approachStrong Office 365 and other similar skillsLet us know if you have:Advertising/marketing
law experience in-house at a major corporation or law firm, Big 4 firm, or relevant government agencyLitigation experience involving technical and scientific evidenceBachelor’s and/or advanced degree in science or technology (biology, chemistry, physics, artificial intelligence, or medicine)Experience in analyzing statistical models
WHAT WE OFFER:
At BBB National Programs, we bring a growth mindset as we advance our mission and strive to foster trust, innovation, and competition in the marketplace. Cultivating a team of talented and engaged professionals who seek out new challenges and opportunities catalyzes our progress. We are an inclusive organization, bringing a dynamic environment that supports our employees and the meaningful work we do.Health & Welfare Benefits
: You will be offered a comprehensive plan offering health, dental and vision plans. paid short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.Financial Well-Being
: Build your retirement savings with our 401k plan matching up to 6% of your contributions.Time Off
You will have flexibility for the time you need off from work. We offer a variety of plans including vacation, personal, and sick leave.Wellness
We promote physical and mental wellness by providing a fully equipped on-site fitness center in our offices and an employee assistance program.Environment
Our modern headquarters in McLean, VA and new office location in New York, NY provide the space for creativity and collaboration, and the technology resources so you can be at your best. We believe that an inclusive mindset and diverse workforce are strengths in fulfilling our mission; therefore, we continuously work to engage and develop diverse and inclusive talent and leaders.Annual Salary Range: $125,000 - $140,000BBB National Programs is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer.