American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) is a trade association representing high-tech American manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life.

AFPM’s legal department participates in litigation affecting the refining and petrochemical industries; enhances AFPM’s advocacy initiatives by providing analytical support to the legislative, regulatory, communications, and outreach departments; provides legal support to AFPM’s business enterprises through the contracting process; and ensures the organization’s compliance with antitrust, copyright, and other applicable laws and regulations.


The legal intern will work alongside the General Counsel and will focus on a variety of legal and regulatory issues that are important to the refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries.

Projects of the legal intern include:

  • Conducting research and drafting litigation, regulatory, or administrative materials;
  • Monitoring developments in ongoing government and litigation proceedings;
  • Presenting on the monthly Legal Committee calls; and
  • Working with AFPM’s outside counsel to monitor and assist with ongoing litigation.
  • Other projects may be assigned


All applicants must be currently enrolled in law school.  A rising 3L with an expressed interest in energy or antitrust law is strongly preferred.  AFPM will work with the applicant’s law school to provide the applicant with class credit for their work or the applicant can earn an hourly wage working no more than 30 hours per week.

How to apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to

AFPM is an Equal Opportunity Employer located in Washington, D.C.