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DIRECTOR, ETHICS AND COMPLIANCE (Americas and EMEA) – VF /posted 04.17.19 VF’s Director, Ethics and Compliance, will play a vital role in VF’s Ethics and Compliance Program goals by assisting with maintaining compliance with all laws, regulations and company policies primarily in the Americas region (North and South America) and the EMEA region. The person holding this position will be based in Denver, CO and report to the Vice President, Ethics and Compliance. We offer a competitive compensation package, career development, relocation eligibility, and a fantastic company culture. VIEW & APPLY
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY, SUSTAINABLE FOOD AND FARMING – Earth Justice /posted 04.17.19
The Sustainable Food and Farming Program, within the Healthy Communities Department, engages in litigation and other legislative and administrative advocacy on behalf of a wide range of diverse clients to advance safer and healthier food and more sustainable and climate-friendly farming in order to protect consumers, farm workers and communities, and our waters, air and climate. A major priority is to limit and obtain adequate safeguards on the use of dangerous pesticides, excess fertilizers, animal waste, and farm and food processing chemicals. We take on cases with regional and national scope. We also work on cross-cutting Access to Justice issues to respond to the current efforts to limit the use of science and public participation. More about this work here. The Associate Attorney program offers early-career attorneys the opportunity to develop into thoughtful, professional, and effective advocates skilled in the various aspects of public-interest litigation. The term for the associate position is three years, with potential for extension. Some associates have gone on to other positions within Earthjustice, while others use the experience as a springboard to other career opportunities in environmental litigation or other areas. VIEW & APPLY
LAW PRACTICE MANAGER – Sierra Club /posted 04.16.19
The Law Practice Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining departmental procedures and systems related to Law Program litigation. The Law Practice Manager is a key member of the Law Program’s management team, responsible for document-management, electronic litigation support, and other institutional systems necessary for the Law Program’s litigation efforts. The Law Practice Manager also oversees personnel providing litigation support to Law Program attorneys, manages Legal Assistants, provides training to newly-hired assistants and supervises the work of support staff as needed. The Law Practice Manager is also expected to be able to perform advanced litigation tasks, when needed and appropriate. VIEW & APPLY
Lecturer in Markets, Public Policy and Law – Boston University /posted 04.12.19
The Questrom School of Business at Boston University invites applications for a Lecturer in the Markets, Public Policy and Law Department. The position will begin September 2019. The Lecturer will teach and develop curricula for Introduction to Business Law courses for undergraduate and MBA students. The ideal candidate would also teach and develop curricula for other business law courses of interest to business students. Possible topics include (but are not limited to) securities law, intellectual property law, privacy law, or ranges of topics of particular interest to students with a particular concentration (such as finance, marketing, strategy, or information systems.) The qualified candidate will hold a J.D., have at least five years of experience practicing law, and have teaching, training, or other relevant experience. Salary, teaching load and benefits are competitive. Because we believe that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor, we particularly welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds. VIEW & APPLY
Clean Slate Future of Labor Law Research Fellowship – Harvard Law School and Jobs With Justice /posted 04.12.19
Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program in partnership with Jobs With Justice invites applications for appointment as a Future of Labor Law Research Fellow. The Future of Labor Law Research Fellowship is a 12 months fellowship for law graduates with a commitment to expanding access to collective bargaining for working people and to reforming labor law. The Fellows will be placed with an existing organizing campaign led by Jobs with Justice to conduct legal research on the ground on the limitations of labor law in organizing workers and to act as a legal support to worker organizing. The fellows’ work will inform the Clean Slate Project, an initiative of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, which is building a policy agenda to reconstruct labor law in order to rebalance U.S. economy and politics. It is a multi-year project that involves leading academics, activists, advocates, labor leaders and practitioners and will culminate with a comprehensive set of actionable recommendations. VIEW & APPLY
Corporate Counsel/Sr. Corporate Counsel, US and Latin America Privacy (Spanish Speaking) – SalesForce /posted 04.12.19
This person will play a key role in Salesforce’s Legal team working with groups across the company and directly interfacing with Salesforce’s customers on privacy and data protection-related issues in the United States and Latin America. This position will report to Salesforce’s global head of Privacy and will be based in Salesforce’s offices in New York, Chicago or Burlington. This individual will partner closely with the Privacy & Product Legal team and other teams within Legal in addition to various departments across the Company, including Security, Technology & Products, Government Affairs, Compliance, Communications, Marketing and Employee Success. VIEW & APPLY
MANAGING ATTORNEY – Safe Passage Project /posted 04.10.19
The Managing Attorney will be joining a group of exceptional public interest attorneys to directly impact the lives of immigrant children looking for safety and security. The Managing Attorney will manage a team of senior attorneys and paralegals in providing legal representation in immigration and other related proceedings, including cases involving asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other forms of immigration relief in New York City. The Managing Attorney will handle Safe Passage Project’s legal screenings and ensure that the organization is meeting its established goals. The Managing Attorney will participate in the leadership of Safe Passage Project. VIEW & APPLY
Structured Finance and Securitization Associate (New York) – Hunton Andrews Kurth /posted 04.10.19
The New York office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP seeks an associate with two to five years of experience in Corporate and Finance Law to join the Structured Finance and Securitization Practice Group. Candidates should have significant experience with sophisticated finance transactions. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, outstanding analytical ability, excellent writing skills and be both detail-oriented and able to demonstrate leadership and initiative. Candidates also should display an interest in a client-centered practice and the ability to work effectively and be a contributing member within a team of lawyers in the firm’s nationally-recognized business practice group. New York bar membership required. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. VIEW & APPLY
Entertainment Associate (New York) – Fox Rothschild /posted 04.05.19
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for a mid-level entertainment associate to join the New York, NY office. The candidate will have at least three to five years of experience in the music industry. The candidate must be licensed to practice law in the State of New York. The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and experience in a law firm environment, record company, or publishing company. EOE. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Link to apply: https://www.foxrothschild.com/careers-for-attorneys/open-positions/ VIEW & APPLY
Deputy Public Defender I, II, III & IV – San Bernadino County /posted 04.05.19 – APPLY BY 4/12/19
The Office of the Public Defender is recruiting for Deputy Public Defenders I, II, III, and IV. These positions offer an exciting opportunity in criminal trial work. Incumbents represent indigent defendants and provide skilled legal counsel and courtroom advocacy at all critical phases of state level criminal and civil commitment litigation. VIEW & APPLY
LITIGATION ASSOCIATE (Los Angeles) – Hunton Andrews Kurth /posted 04.05.19
The Los Angeles office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP seeks an associate to join the Commercial Litigation practice group. The ideal candidate will have one to three years of experience in complex litigation. The candidate should also have a strong academic record, exceptional analytical and writing skills. California bar admission is required. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. VIEW & APPLY
CORPORATE ASSOCIATE (Charlotte, NC) – Hunton Andrews Kurth /posted 04.04.19
The Charlotte office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP seeks an associate with three to four years of experience in Corporate and Finance Law to join the Structured Finance and Securitization Practice Group. Experience in sophisticated financing matters including structured finance and asset securitization is a plus. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, outstanding analytical ability, excellent writing skills and be both detail-oriented and able to demonstrate leadership and initiative. Candidates also should display an interest in a client-centered practice and the ability to work effectively and be a contributing member within a team of lawyers in the firm’s nationally-recognized business practice group. North Carolina bar membership is preferred. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. VIEW & APPLY
ENTRY LEVEL CAPITAL MARKETS ASSOCIATE – Hunton Andrews Kurth /posted 04.04.19
The Capital Markets practice group of Hunton Andrews Kurth seeks an entry level associate join the New York, Richmond, or Washington, DC office. Some experience in securities transactions and/or SEC internship is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record, exceptional analytical and writing skills, and be a true team player. Candidates should also have the desire to be part of a nationally recognized corporate practice while working in a collegial environment. Bar membership in the office’s jurisdiction will be required within one year of hiring. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. VIEW & APPLY
LITIGATION ASSOCIATE (Los Angeles) – Hunton Andrews Kurth /posted 04.04.19
The Los Angeles office of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP seeks an associate to join the Corporate and Securities Litigation practice group. The ideal candidate will have three to six years of experience in complex litigation. The candidate should also have a strong academic record, exceptional analytical and writing skills and the confidence to work directly with clients. California bar admission is required. EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. VIEW & APPLY
GENERAL LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Fox Rothschild LLP /posted 04.04.19
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for a Litigation Associate in the Princeton, NJ office. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in in general litigation. Strong academic record and excellent writing skills required. Must be licensed in the State of New Jersey. Large law firm experience preferred. EOE. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Link to apply: https://www.foxrothschild.com/careers-for-attorneys/open-positions/ VIEW & APPLY
PATENT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Fox Rothschild LLP /posted 04.04.19
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for a Patent Litigation Associate in the Princeton, NJ office. The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of experience in patent litigation with a degree in Engineering or Physics. Strong academic credentials, outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills are required. Must be licensed in the State of New Jersey. Large law firm experience preferred. EOE. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Link to apply: https://www.foxrothschild.com/careers-for-attorneys/open-positions/ VIEW & APPLY
SENIOR LOSS PREVENTION COUNSEL – Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society /posted 04.04.19
Top-tier law firm partners – If you have been seeking to move in-house, here is your opportunity! Major, Lindsey & Africa has been exclusively engaged to find a Senior Loss Prevention Counsel for Attorneys’ Liability Assurance Society (“ALAS”). The counsel will help educate ALAS law firms on issues of professional liability, law firm employment practices and management liability claims, and will advise and train member firms on risk mitigation techniques. The position is located in downtown Chicago. It requires a JD and at least ten (10) years of legal experience in a premier law firm environment (either litigation or transactional practices). In addition to possessing the requisite legal and technical skills, the successful candidate must demonstrate a high degree of savvy and strategic/conceptual thinking capabilities for this position, which requires between 20-30% travel. The successful candidate will also possess strong presentation and public speaking skills. VIEW & APPLY
CONTRACTS ATTORNEY – LENOVO /posted 04.04.19
Lenovo is seeking a Contracts Attorney for its Legal Center of Excellence (“Legal COE”), reporting to the Senior Legal COE Manager. The successful candidate will be providing legal support for commercial transactions with the application of project management, process innovation, technology and tools to the delivery of legal work in a way that drives both improved risk-mitigation and improved efficiency. Position responsibilities include contract creation, negotiation, and review, providing advice and counsel on legal, compliance and business transactions, including risk analysis and reward, and presenting options and opportunities. VIEW & APPLY
EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION ASSOCIATE, Sacramento, CA – OGLETREE DEAKINS /posted 04.04.19
Our Sacramento office has an opportunity for an associate to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in employment litigation and advice matters with extensive contact with client representatives and opposing counsel. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing legal research, drafting of legal memoranda, motions and pleadings, attending court conferences, handling discovery-related activities and investigations, taking and defending depositions, and drafting of position statements and dispositive motions, employee handbooks, policies, etc. We provide our associates with multiple writing, publishing and speaking opportunities as well as access to robust professional development training programs. VIEW & APPLY
Digital Marketing Attorney (Santa Clara, California) – INTEL CORPORATION /posted 04.04.19
The Intel Legal Department is looking for a creative and driven lawyer with deep digital marketing experience to join our legal team as a Marketing Attorney. This position will play a strategic role supporting Intel’s digital marketing efforts.We are looking for a subject matter expert in the areas of privacy, data security, e-commerce, advertising, marketing and promotions.The ideal candidate will also have demonstrated experience working cross-functionally, as the attorney in this role will need to regularly liaise and partner with marketing, engineering, IT and privacy groups to keep track of developments in this rapidly evolving area of the law. In this position you will provide legal support to the marketing department and its senior legal team on projects and transactions that are important for Intel’s success. For more details and to apply online, go to: https://jobs.intel.com/ShowJob/Id/1964733/Digital%20Marketing%20Attorney VIEW & APPLY
TAX ASSOCIATE – PHILADELPHIA, PA – FOX ROTHSCHILD, LLP /posted 04.04.19
Fox Rothschild LLP has an opening for a Tax Associate in the Philadelphia, PA office. The ideal candidate will have 4 – 6 years of federal tax and/or mergers and acquisition experience in a public accounting firm or law firm. Having knowledge of a broad range of corporate and partnership tax matters, and state and local tax experience is a plus. The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to: advising clients on corporate and partnership tax planning, applying and interpreting U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to partnerships/LLC’s/S corporations/C corporations, consolidated groups, corporate and partnership bankruptcies and insolvencies, tax efficient structuring and use of debt, the reorganization provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, technical writing and drafting, and reviewing tax related provisions of contracts and agreements. A degree from an LL.M. (Tax) program and an excellent academic record are required. Excellent research and writing skills and the ability to multi-tasks projects are a must. Must be licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. EOE. We are currently not accepting submissions from search firms for this position. Link to apply: https://www.foxrothschild.com/careers-for-attorneys/open-positions/ VIEW & APPLY
COUNSEL – NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO /posted 03.28.19
A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, NPR produces award-winning news, cultural, and music programming in collaboration with hundreds of independent public radio stations across the nation. NPR listeners value information, creativity, curiosity, and social responsibility – our employees do too. We are innovators and leaders in diverse fields, from journalism, digital media, and information technology to development, finance, and law. Every day, our employees touch the lives of millions worldwide.
Summary of Role / Responsibilities: NPR seeks an attorney with 2 to 5 years of transactional experience to support internal clients focused on digital distribution, creation of news and programming content, sponsorship, marketing, business development, audience measurement, operations, and live events. The successful candidate may also counsel clients on copyright, trademark, and media law matters, analyze proposed legislation, and assist with corporate governance. We are looking for a lawyer with superb oral and written communications skills, a commitment to client service, and solid business judgment. The lawyer who joins our team will review, negotiate, and draft complex agreements (often without precedent), helping NPR embrace business opportunities while managing risk and ensuring compliance with nonprofit tax law and regulatory requirements. An ability to manage multiple projects, set and adjust priorities, work under pressure, and maintain composure and a sense of humor while doing so are musts. VIEW & APPLY
Senior Lecturer, Legal Practice Skills – University of Pennsylvania Law School /posted 03.28.19
Penn Law’s innovative Legal Practice Skills program offers practical training in the diverse writing and communication skills today’s lawyers need. The centerpiece of the program is a mandatory first-year course, which spans two semesters and carries six credits (four in the fall; two in the spring). While providing students with a solid foundation in legal research, analysis, and writing, Legal Practice Skills also introduces them to a range of other essential practice skills, including fact development, interviewing, negotiation, basic contract drafting, and informal oral and written communication. The course presents assignments as simulations to help students understand the context in which these skills are deployed in practice.
More broadly, the Legal Practice Skills program seeks to encourage our students to recognize practice readiness and skill development as central to their Penn Law experience and offer opportunities for them to build those skills over the course of their three years here. To that end, the Legal Practice Skills program also functions as an umbrella organization for a range of other Law School activities and services, including upper-level course development, the Academic Support program, the summer legal writing course for LLM students, additional writing assistance and writing sample support, co-curricular skills development programming, and the intramural moot court competition.
Penn Law seeks lawyers from diverse practice backgrounds to join the Legal Practice Skills program.
Senior Lecturers teach Legal Practice Skills to one section of approximately forty first-year students, assume substantial responsibility for one of the other Legal Practice Skills activities and services, and have the option of teaching an upper-level experiential writing or practical-skills course. VIEW & APPLY
Corporate Secretary Office/Commercial Legal Consultant – ELANCO /posted 03.27.19
- Senior Consultant will report directly into the Corporate Secretary’s Office (“CSO”) of Elanco;
- Lead the activities required for formation and dissolution of all subsidiaries globally;
- Responsible for managing the corporate housekeeping for the Company’s subsidiaries, including the appointment and resignation of directors and officers, and corporate registrations and filings;
- Draft and file meeting minutes, corporate resolutions, consents, secretary’s certificates and incumbency certificates;
- Assisting in preparation of materials for the Board of Directors and committee meetings, including drafting basic corporate governance documents such as agendas, resolutions and minutes, notices of meetings, director biographies, etc.
- Administering third-party electronic portal to distribute meeting and other materials for the Board of Directors; developing and maintaining mastery of the system and handling uploading of materials;
- Assisting in annual meeting preparation, including coordination of activities of Broadridge and other vendors to ensure timely distribution of Company proxy materials to shareholders;
- Assisting with federal securities law matters, including timely preparation and review of quarterly, annual and other securities filings (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, proxy statement, etc.); coordinating backup documentation; and supporting management’s Disclosure Committee;
- Assisting with preparation and filing of annual certifications and other reports with the NYSE; and
- Performing other miscellaneous functions of a paralegal as assigned, including drafting, review and administration of certain contracts.
Seattle, WA – Corporate Health Law Associate – Fox Rothschild /posted 03.27.19
Fox Rothschild LLP is seeking a highly motivated corporate associate to join its health law practice in the Seattle office. The ideal candidate will have 4 to 6 years of healthcare regulatory experience. Experience counseling health care clients on business and transaction matters and federal and state regulatory issues, including privacy and security, fraud and abuse, licensing and other regulatory issues is preferred. Must be licensed to practice in the State of Washington. The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing skills and experience in a law firm environment. EOE. We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position. Link to apply: https://www.foxrothschild.com/careers-for-attorneys/open-positions/ VIEW & APPLY
STAFF ATTORNEY – Tahirih Justice Center /posted 03.27.19
Tahirih Justice Center, a non-profit legal services organization, seeks an engaging, enterprising, and empathetic lawyer for the Staff Attorney position in our new Atlanta, GA office. This role will provide critical legal counsel to our clients, immigrant women and girls fleeing gender-based violence, who seek asylum and related relief before the Department of Homeland Security, federal immigration courts, and appellate courts. The successful candidate will be well-versed in immigration law, be adept at facilitating trauma-informed legal representation, and have a thriving passion for social justice. VIEW & APPLY
Program Counsel II or III – Legal Services Corporation /posted 03.27.19
Basic Function: Under the general direction of the Director of the Office of Program Performance (OPP) or his or her designee, works with grantee programs to provide programmatic oversight and to improve the delivery of quality legal services to the eligible population. Assists programs to improve and expand the development of innovative, comprehensive, and effective best practices and solutions. Extensive travel is required. This position is included in a collective bargaining unit represented by the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, Local 135. VIEW & APPLY
LEAD COUNSEL, TAX AND ERISA – MASSMUTUAL /posted 03.22.19
We are seeking an experienced attorney to join MassMutual’s Law Department. This attorney will be an integral part of MassMutual’s Workplace Solutions, Retirement Operations and Institutional Solutions law team, which is responsible for supporting the legal needs of MassMutual’s retirement, institutional stable value, and pension buy-out businesses. REPORTS TO: Lead Counsel, Tax and ERISA & Head of Workplace Solutions, Retirement Operations & Institutional Solutions Law
- Provide legal advice on insurance law issues and negotiate contracts for MassMutual’s Institutional Pension Buyout and Stable Value businesses.
- Providing legal advice with respect to tax qualification and application of ERISA and federal securities laws and regulations to employee benefit plans.
- Analyzing the impact of complex legal and regulatory developments on the retirement plans of our clients and communicating the impact on a timely basis to internal associates and clients.
- Providing practical and solution-oriented advice on the design, implementation and marketing of financial services products to employee benefit plans and plan fiduciaries.
- Counseling on the design and implementation of qualified plan recordkeeping processes and procedures, and applying the fiduciary responsibility and prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA to transactions involving clients’ plans.
- Manage external counsel with respect to certain transactional activity
YOUTH POLICY COUNSEL – ACLU /posted 03.21.19
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking a passionate and strategic advocate to lead its efforts to break the school to prison pipeline and promote community-based interventions for young people who commit crimes. The Youth Policy Counsel will be a member of the Policy Advocacy Group and will work collaboratively with the entire office. The ACLU-WA maximizes its impact through an integrated advocacy approach that aligns and coordinates legislative advocacy, policy development, litigation, organizing, and public education work across the organization with team members from all departments. In the past few years, the ACLU-WA has worked with community partners to advance legislation limiting incarceration of juveniles for non-criminal offenses and preventing youth from being automatically charged as adults in most cases, helped reform school discipline in Spokane Public Schools, filed litigation to challenge statewide discriminatory discipline of students with disabilities, challenged the denial of equal access to LGBTQ student clubs, led a coalition pushing for reforms to the state’s student discipline regulations, and secured religious freedoms for Native American youth incarcerated in state juvenile prisons. We seek team members with a strong understanding of racial equity and commitment to centering the voices and lived experiences of directly impacted communities in the development and implementation of advocacy strategies. People who have been directly impacted by the school to prison pipeline or the juvenile law system are particularly encouraged to apply. VIEW & APPLY
FINANCE ATTORNEY – ST LOUIS – THOMSON COLBURN /posted 03.20.19
Thompson Coburn is seeking an experienced finance attorney to work at a client location. This position can be full or part time. The ideal candidate will have experience with commercial and real estate finance (including familiarity with Article 9 of the UCC), entity governance, title insurance issues, and legal opinions. Candidates with agricultural lending experience will receive stronger consideration. The position is for a project intended to be for twelve months or more, with the possibility of renewing year to year. Candidates must have exceptional academic achievement, excellent analytical and writing skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to function independently and within a team. To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and writing sample to https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=41&id=0 or apply through our website at https://www.thompsoncoburn.com/careers.
CHIEF COMPLIANCE AND PRIVACY OFFICER – UC Irvine, Health Sciences /posted 03.20.19
UC Irvine Health Sciences based in Orange, California has retained Witt/Kieffer to assist in the recruitment of candidates for the Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading academic medical center and work closely with senior leadership in realizing its overall goals and objectives centered on innovative healthcare delivery. The Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer (CCO) will provide overall direction through the strategic development and execution of a healthcare compliance program including privacy and information security in support of the mission and strategic goals of UC Irvine Health Sciences. This position will report directly to Richard Ganotta, Chief Executive Officer of UC Irvine Health and Michael Stamos, M.D., Dean of UC Irvine School of Medicine. The Chief Compliance Officer also has a dotted line reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance and Audit Officer with the University of California Office of the President. The new CCO will continue to develop and oversee an integrated, enterprise wide compliance and privacy program to support UC Irvine Health Sciences including but not limited to the UC Irvine Medical Center, UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, faculty practice group, 15 clinics, Medicare ACO, two FQHCs and the College of Health Sciences. This is a mission critical position dedicated to the development of a compliance program serving the needs of a growing organization committed to interdisciplinary integrative health. VIEW & APPLY
COUNSEL NORTH AMERICA – ELANCO /posted 03.19.19
This role will involve proactively managing and overseeing the legal risk profile for key segments of the North American business including complex commercial transactions, contract drafting and negotiation, litigation management, advertisement reviews and disputes, distribution counseling, formation and assessment of business strategies and implementation of legal controls in growing business.
This role will involve proactively managing and overseeing the legal risk profile for key segments of the North American business including complex commercial transactions, contract drafting and negotiation, litigation management, advertisement reviews and disputes, distribution counseling, formation and assessment of business strategies and implementation of legal controls in growing business.
- Provides business-oriented leadership, strategic advice, proactive and effective day-to-day legal support and counsel at all levels of the business on a wide variety of legal issues while ensuring strategies, programs, policies, practices and initiatives comply with laws.
- Handles complex and sensitive assignments; recommends effective strategies and tactics; advises on legal rights, obligations and privileges. Makes recommendations to management in making important decisions in relation to legal ramifications.
- Member of and participates in various Elanco business teams/committees where responsible for advising on legal and business issues.
- Reviews and approves (from a legal perspective) marketing, advertising, promotional and regulatory materials and correspondence, public statements and press releases.
- Develops policies and procedures for the Legal function. Advises on legal aspects of Company’s Ethics and Compliance policies, programs and procedures.
- Provides training to management and business groups on relevant/new legal topics and issues. VIEW & APPLY
Assistant General Counsel-Business Development – ELANCO /posted 03.19.19
Responsibilities – This position also has accountability as legal counsel for Elanco BD transactions. These transactions may take the form of M&A transactions, divestitures, joint ventures, distribution agreements, IP licensing agreements and business alliance agreements
With respect to BD transactions, responsibilities will include:
- Managing all phases of M&A transactions, from initial consideration of opportunities, engagement letters, confidentiality agreements, due diligence, bid letters, and purchase and sale agreements through to closing, including by leading and coordinating the work with outside counsel on these corporate transactions, if applicable;
- Working closely and proactively in partnership with internal business partners and outside counsel to identify issues with these corporate transactions.
- Negotiating outside counsel fees and effectively managing their performance and expenses as they relate to the various stages of the corporate transaction, if applicable VIEW & APPLY
Deputy General Counsel for Environmental Media and Regional Law Offices – EPA /posted 03.14.19
Specific duties include:
- Providing legal services to EPA officials and their staffs on EPA programs and activities.
- Providing legal opinions and legal counsel.
- Assisting in the formulation and administration of EPA’s policies and programs.
- Supervising OGC’s Senior Executive Service Office Directors with environmental program counseling and litigation responsibilities.
- Supervising the Regional Counsels, in conjunction and coordination with the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA).
- Serving as OGC’s senior liaison to OECA.
- Serving as the Designated Agency Ethics Official.
- Serving as the backup for the Deputy General Counsel for Operations.
- Furnishing legal advice to top and middle-management officials and other staff at EPA.
- Managing the OGC in consultation with the Principal Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel, as appropriate.
- Participating in developing EPA’s legal policies and resolving any conflicts that may arise in the application of those policies.
- Providing legal advice to other government agencies interested in or affected by EPA programs and on matters involving coordination between EPA and other federal departments and agencies.
Associate General Counsel (National Freedom of Information Act Office) – EPA /posted 03.13.19
The incumbent serves as the principal adviser to the Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer (the General Counsel) and the Administrator with respect to EPA’s nationwide Freedom of Information Act program. Specific duties include:
– Ensuring the Agency’s compliance with, and implementation of, the Freedom of Information Act 5 U.S.C. § 552, which guarantees the public access to agency records not otherwise exempt from disclosure.
– Overseeing the intake, assignment, and processing of FOIA requests; conducting audits; providing technical and dispute resolution assistance; engaging with internal and external stakeholders; preparing annual reports; providing legal advice; and formulating policy and formal guidance.
– Providing strategic advice to the Administrator, General Counsel, and Deputy General Counsels on issues related to compliance with and implementation of the Freedom of Information Act.
– Working closely with the Deputy General Counsels and General Counsel to execute decisions made by the Administrator.
REFERENCE ATTORNEYS – THOMSON REUTERS /posted 03.13.19
Are you interested in being a go-to legal research expert trusted by professionals around the world?
We are hiring bar-admitted attorneys who are dependable to their core and have the grit and tenacity to assist and educate legal and corporate professionals world-wide. Our attorney agents play an important role in the global support of Thomson Reuters’ products, with a primary focus on our flagship product Westlaw, the world’s leading provider of information to the legal and business communities. If you excel at legal research, digging for answers, finding creative solutions to difficult issues and partnering with professionals, you may have what it takes to succeed as a Reference Attorney. Reference Attorneys work in a fast-paced, high-volume contact center that continuously evolves to meet the demands of our customers while maintaining an industry-leading level of service. Customer satisfaction, retention, and loyalty drive our interactions, and our customers include top law firms, government agencies, and global corporations. We also partner closely with our sales and account management, editorial, and product development teams to connect our customers’ needs with our business objectives. Every day brings a new challenge as Reference Attorneys research relevant and cutting-edge issues. We are expert legal researchers and use our knowledge of and experience with the practice of law and the legal process and legal industry to help our customers find the answers they need. Reference Attorneys take pride in their research and problem-solving abilities and work hard to educate our customers on how to get the most out of Thomson Reuters’ products. Reference Attorney shifts offer flexibility that makes it easy to strike a work/life balance. Because we assist customers in real-time, Reference Attorneys never have to take work home. All Reference Attorneys are based at the Thomson Reuters Minnesota office in the Twin Cities metro area. The location offers an excellent quality of life, access to great education, and a vibrant arts scene. If you think you have the right combination of skills and personality to deliver excellent customer service to customers with high expectations, apply now. We cannot promise it will be easy, but we can promise you will gain valuable skills and experience working on behalf of the world’s leading information company
- D. from U.S. accredited law school and bar admission from any state
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Computer and online systems proficiency with ability to multitask while supporting customers via phone, live chat, and email
- Open to feedback and working closely with management and training staff for continuous growth and development
- 1 – 2 years of prior legal experience preferred but not required
- Prior customer service experience is helpful, but the key to success is the ability to:
- Take ownership of difficult issues with confidence and definitive solutions
- Proactively take initiative to seek creative solutions while balancing business interests
- Be expressive, genuine, and friendly while working in a customer-facing role
The Reference Attorney position is a great entry point to Thomson Reuters and offers long-term career options. Reference Attorney managers actively support their team members’ career aspirations within in the department and throughout the company. Reference Attorneys have successfully made career transitions to multiple areas within Thomson Reuters, including Sales & Account Management, Training & Education Development, Legal Product & Editorial, Marketing, and Findlaw. Successful completion of initial training and demonstrated competence of reference attorney expectations is required for movement within department. Thomson Reuters requires one-year service commitment before being eligible to post to other departments. At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance – and their own. As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace. Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.
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Labor & Employment Associate – Los Angeles – Thompson Coburn /posted 03.12.19
Thompson Coburn is seeking an associate with 1-4 years of experience in employment law. The ideal candidate will have federal and state court experience in class / collective wage litigation, discrimination, wrongful discharge, and wage and hour matters, as well as EEOC and FEHA experience. Traditional labor expertise is a plus. Additionally, we prefer candidates with counseling experience, including drafting policies, agreements, and handbooks. The successful candidate will possess strong research and writing skills, be comfortable with client interaction, and be a self-starter. An active California law license is required. To apply for the position, submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and writing sample to: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=41&id=0. VIEW & APPLY
Dean and Professor of Law – Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center /posted 03.12.19
Touro College invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of Dean and Professor of Law for the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Touro Law Center, located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York. Touro Law Center is part of the Touro College and University System, a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College is an independent institution of higher education under Jewish auspices, established in 1970 to transmit and perpetuate the Jewish heritage, as well as to serve the general community in keeping with the historic Jewish commitment to intellectual inquiry, the transmission of knowledge, social justice, and service to society. Approximately 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Consistent with the College’s mission, Touro Law Center provides a diverse student body a rigorous, innovative, and immersive path towards becoming practice-ready professionals committed to promoting social justice and serving the needs of their clients and communities with compassion and integrity. Touro Law Center has approximately 486 students and loyal and committed worldwide alumni network of 6,500. Touro Law Center is one of two law schools on Long Island, an area of almost three million people, within a one hour drive to New York City. Touro Law Center was selected for a leadership role in New York State’s Justice for All program. Touro Law Center is the only law school in the region that has partnered with the courts, legal services corporations, and the local bar association to create the nationally recognized Community Legal Help Project which serves residents of Suffolk County in their neighborhoods, residents who would not otherwise have access to legal assistance. Touro Law Center faculty and students are in the community and are contributing significantly to help close the justice gap. Touro Law Center seeks its sixth dean who is a visionary and decisive leader to build on the school’s history of excellence and innovation in legal education. The next dean will have the exciting opportunity and responsibility for overseeing a planned campus expansion including the Law Center’s new student housing and Clinic/Public Advocacy buildings as well as welcoming the Touro College Schools of Health Sciences and Graduate Education to the Central Islip campus in the fall of 2020. This initiative includes not only the capital construction, but opportunities to build innovative and meaningful inter-disciplinary educational programs, research initiatives, and community outreach, as well as actively co-leading a “Campaign for the Future” with the dean of Touro’s School of Health Sciences. In addition, the next dean will continue the Law Center’s commitment to student-centered education including assessment throughout the curriculum and the program of legal education.
The new Dean will engage effectively with all Touro Law Center’s stakeholders, including faculty, alumni, students, staff, community partners and donors. The Dean must possess the academic and professional credentials to engender respect from the academy, the state university system and the community at large. The new Dean must understand the challenges of modern legal education and locate new opportunities for educational innovation while also developing the Law Center’s unique strengths. The Law Center’s recently launched Flex-JD program, and commitment to post-JD education in the area of aging and longevity are two such examples. Touro Law Center’s experienced and dedicated faculty members are eager to work with a leader who is energetic, creative, supportive, and able to inspire the Law Center’s diverse and eclectic community. The successful candidate will, at minimum, possess a J.D. degree or its equivalent and will have an outstanding record of accomplishment in the legal academy and/or in the practice of law that warrants appointment as a tenured Professor of Law. In addition to a record of academic and professional accomplishment, the successful candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to service to the legal profession and the public, and will offer a proven record in fundraising as well as in management or administration suitable for appointment as Dean. Ideally, the Dean will display both a successful record as a faculty member and evidence of leadership experience in higher education. The successful candidate will have the academic and professional experience that will enhance the reputation of the Law Center and enjoy the support of the faculty, students, alumni and members of the bar and the bench. The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, expressions of interest, or applications and they may be sent to Werner Boel, LL.M., Sheila Murphy and Veena Abraham J.D. the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting Touro Law Center with this search, at TouroLawDean@wittkieffer.com. Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged. A complete application will include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. This search will be conducted with respect for the confidentiality of candidates; references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of the candidate. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application before April 8, 2019. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the Search Committee. The dean is expected to join the Touro community in the summer of 2019. Touro College and University System is committed to providing all persons equal opportunity in education and employment, and to ensuring a safe and non-discriminatory educational and work environment in compliance with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), the New York State Education Law, and other applicable laws. It is the policy of the College to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment and in the administration of College programs, services, activities, and admissions on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. VIEW & APPLY
CRIMINAL – IMMIGRATION STAFF ATTORNEY POSITION – Appellate Advocates /posted 3/12/19
Appellate Advocates is a nonprofit public defender organization, based in New York City, providing high-quality representation of individuals who have been convicted of crimes in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island and cannot afford private lawyers. We are a group of attorneys from diverse backgrounds who are experienced in criminal law and believe in fighting for every person’s constitutional right to a fair trial and in working to overturn unjust convictions and sentences. A significant part of our practice involves representation of non-citizen defendants on appeal and in other post-conviction proceedings focused on ameliorating immigration consequences. We are seeking a staff attorney with a demonstrated commitment to protecting immigrants’ rights to assist with our representation of non-citizens in the New York State criminal courts. Applicants should have a background in immigration, preferably with the intersection of immigration and criminal law, who can (1) Directly represent non-citizen clients seeking state post-conviction relief through motion practice and negotiation of immigration-safe dispositions, and (2) Advise other staff attorneys regarding the immigration consequences of criminal convictions and the needs in general of our non-citizen clients. Applicants for the Criminal-Immigration Staff Attorney position should have the following qualifications:
A commitment to criminal defense and social justice
Strong research and writing skills
Oral advocacy skills
A strong interest in client-focused representation
A self-directed ability to manage an active and varied caseload
Applicants must be admitted in New York and have substantial post-law school experience, ideally as a criminal defense or immigration attorney. Crim-imm experience is a plus, including removal defense in immigration court. Bilingual capabilities are also a plus. Appellate Advocates is deeply committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To this end, we seek to: Hire a staff that reflects the full range of racial, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic identities of the communities we represent, particularly those communities disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system; Ensure a workplace where diversity and inclusion is fostered and different perspectives are valued and freely exchanged; and Ensure that all staff members feel welcome, respected, and have equal opportunities to thrive and advance within the organization. Salary is dependent upon experience. Application Deadline: April 12, 2019 To apply: Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references (if available) to firstname.lastname@example.org Appellate Advocates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages people historically underrepresented in the practice of law to apply. VIEW & APPLY
SENIOR IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY – Safe Passage Project
About Safe Passage Project
Safe Passage Project provides free lawyers to 800 child refugees who are being deported. Many children embark alone on the long and dangerous journey to the United States seeking protection. They are fleeing trauma such as gang violence and recruitment, abuse, and sexual assault. In 2017, the government reported that they apprehended over 40,000 immigrant children seeking entry to the United States. Closer to home, the New York Immigration Court has more than 15,000 cases involving children on its docket. Immigrant children are not afforded free legal representation by the government, regardless of their age. As a result, more than half of immigrant children must go through immigration proceedings without the aid of a lawyer. Unable to effectively argue their claim for the legal protections they may qualify for, more than 80% of these children are issued deportation orders. To many, this means returning to the danger from which they fled.This is where Safe Passage Project steps in, providing free legal assistance to these refugee and immigrant children in New York City and Long Island who are facing removal despite their strong legal claim to stay in the United States. Safe Passage Project is growing rapidly; we are currently the largest provider of free lawyers to immigrant children in New York State. Since 2015, our funding has increased more than sevenfold. Check out recent press on our work in The New Yorker and Glamour. Safe Passage Project is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About the Role The Senior Immigration Attorney will be joining a group of exceptional public interest attorneys to directly impact the lives of immigrant children looking for safety and security. The Senior Immigration Attorney will mentor pro bono attorneys in providing legal representation in immigration and other related proceedings, including cases involving asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other forms of immigration relief. Positions are open both in the NYC and Long Island Team. Your responsibilities will include:
- Supervise and mentor pro bono attorneys representing minors in in removal proceedings before the Executive Offices for Immigration Review (EOIR) in New York, Asylum Office, USCIS, and Family Court;
- Represent minors in similar proceedings. The Senior Immigration Attorney will have a minimum of 5 direct cases;
- Collaborate with Senior Staff in the analysis and creation of legal strategies;
- Participate and assist in the supervision of legal screenings;
- Contribute to the creation of policies and strategies for Safe Passage Project;
- Supervise and provide detailed reporting statistics on each pro bono and direct case;
- Prepare trainings and materials to present at Safe Passage Project trainings.
Qualifications: The strongest candidates for this position will have most, though likely not all, of the following qualifications and characteristics:
- J.D. degree and admission to New York State Bar;
- Four (4) or more years of experience in immigration law;
- Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, high intensity environment;
- Excellent written, analytical, oral, organizational and time management skills;
- Spanish language skills (preferred);
- Experience working with diverse communities;
- Experience working with children;
- A commitment to the work of Safe Passage Project and readiness to grow and learn with the Safe Passage Project team.
Compensation & Benefits: Safe Passage Project offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. In addition, Safe Passage Project offers a flexible work environment, including the opportunity to work from home, flexible hours, unlimited time off, and 12 weeks paid family leave. The team works on a beautiful campus at a terrific office location in Tribeca and every employee has access to support for professional development. Reflected in our diverse Senior Leadership team, Safe Passage Project is proud to have a top-down, bottom-up commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
How to Apply: Please apply at https://rework.applytojob.com/apply/38sLlBNdfy/Senior-Staff-Attorney?source=SSP The application is hosted by Koya Leadership Partners (our recruitment and diversity, equity, and inclusion partner). After receiving your resume, Koya will conduct an initial screening and move top candidates forward in the process. Priority will be given to those applications submitted by Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Therefore, we encourage you to submit yours soon! If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to email email@example.com. We look forward to learning more about you! VIEW & APPLY
IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY – Safe Passage Project
About Safe Passage Project
Safe Passage Project provides free lawyers to 800 child refugees who are being deported.
Many children embark alone on the long and dangerous journey to the United States seeking protection. They are fleeing trauma such as gang violence and recruitment, abuse, and sexual assault. In 2017, the government reported that they apprehended over 40,000 immigrant children seeking entry to the United States. Closer to home, the New York Immigration Court has more than 15,000 cases involving children on its docket.
Immigrant children are not afforded free legal representation by the government, regardless of their age. As a result, more than half of immigrant children must go through immigration proceedings without the aid of a lawyer. Unable to effectively argue their claim for the legal protections they may qualify for, more than 80% of these children are issued deportation orders. To many, this means returning to the danger from which they fled.
This is where Safe Passage Project steps in, providing free legal assistance to these refugee and immigrant children in New York City and Long Island who are facing removal despite their strong legal claim to stay in the United States.
Safe Passage Project is growing rapidly; we are currently the largest provider of free lawyers to immigrant children in New York State. Since 2015, our funding has increased more than sevenfold.
Check out recent press on our work in The New Yorker and Glamour. Safe Passage Project is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About the Role: The Immigration Attorney will be joining a group of exceptional public interest attorneys to directly impact the lives of immigrant children looking for safety and security. The Immigration Attorney will directly represent children in immigration and other related proceedings, including cases involving asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other forms of immigration relief. The Immigration Attorney will also guide pro bono attorneys through Family Court and Immigration Court proceedings, and through representation at the Asylum Office. Positions are open both in the NYC and Long Island Team. Your responsibilities will include:
• Provide direct representation to Safe Passage Project clients;
• Supervise and mentor pro bono attorneys with Safe Passage Project;
• Screen immigrant children and assist in the organization of Safe Passage Project’s legal screenings;
• Provide detailed reporting statistics on each case mentored and represented directly.
Qualifications: The strongest candidates for this position will have most, though likely not all, of the following qualifications and characteristics:
• J.D. degree and admission to New York State Bar;
• Two (2) years of family law or immigration law experience;
• Excellent written, analytical, oral, organizational and time management skills;
• Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team in a fast-paced, high intensity environment;
• Fluency in Spanish is required;
• Experience working with diverse communities and/or with children;
• A commitment to the work of Safe Passage Project and readiness to grow and learn with the Safe Passage Project team.
Compensation & Benefits
Safe Passage Project offers competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills. In addition, Safe Passage Project offers a flexible work environment, including the opportunity to work from home, flexible hours, unlimited time off, and 12 weeks paid family leave. The team works on a beautiful campus at a terrific office location in Tribeca and every employee has access to support for professional development. Reflected in our diverse Senior Leadership team, Safe Passage Project is proud to have a top-down, bottom-up commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
How to Apply: Please apply at https://rework.applytojob.com/apply/t8lFcK5NzO/Staff-Attorney?source=SSP
The application is hosted by Koya Leadership Partners (our recruitment and diversity, equity, and inclusion partner). After receiving your resume, Koya will conduct an initial screening and move top candidates forward in the process. Priority will be given to those applications submitted by Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Therefore, we encourage you to submit yours soon!
If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to learning more about you! VIEW & APPLY
Policy Counsel and Policy Counsel/Government Affairs Associate – The Center for Responsible Lending
Positions: Policy Counsel and Policy Counsel/Government Affairs Associate; Location: Washington, DC;
The Organization: The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research and policy organization that promotes responsible lending practices and access to fair terms of credit for low-wealth families. CRL was created in 2002 to protect homeownership and family wealth by working to eliminate predatory lending and other abusive financial practices. Our work has helped lead to major changes in lending practices, saving families over $2 billion annually. CRL has over 40 employees and offices in Durham, NC; Oakland, CA; and in Washington, DC. CRL is an affiliate of Self-Help, a community development lender founded in 1980 that has provided over $7 billion dollars in financing to help 146,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, build businesses and strengthen community resources.
Position Description: CRL is seeking to fill 2 openings: A Policy Counsel and Policy Counsel/Government Affairs Associate. The Policy Counsel will focus on policy analysis of consumer lending issues such as mortgages, student loans, small dollar loans, auto loans, debt collection practices, and overdraft practices. The Policy Counsel will craft policy approaches that advance the Center’s mission of promoting responsible lending. Responsibilities include research and writing on legal issues and major policy reports, comment letters, regulatory proposals, and testimony, speeches or articles. Responsibilities also frequently include briefing allies, building coalitions with new partners, and direct outreach to regulators and legislators or their staff. The position may also include some research on lender’s financial practices in order to develop a deeper organizational understanding of financial services issues. This person will share responsibility with a team of policy counsels and other policy staff for general legal work and outreach on our issues. The Policy Counsel/Government Affairs Associate will split time between serving as one of CRL’s primary representatives to federal government officials and policy makers and contributing policy analysis on consumer lending issues such as housing and mortgage lending, student loans, debt collection practices, and small dollar lending abuses in order to advance the Center’s mission of promoting responsible lending. This position will also include writing and outreach to regulatory officials that advance strategies to achieve the Center’s legislative and regulatory agenda at primarily the federal level.
- D. or master’s in public policy or commensurate degree
- At least 2 – 5 years for the Policy Counsel position and 1 – 2 years of experience for the Policy Counsel/Government Affairs Associate position.
- Direct experience in government or in nongovernmental organizations working to influence policy.
- Experience and skill at building relationships with external partners and cultivating collaboration
- Ability to give engaging presentations to a wide variety of audiences
- Demonstrated commitment to public interest law
- Ability to work well as part of a team and with a diverse group of people and settings
- Self-starter, able to initiate and juggle multiple projects and work independently
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
- Ability to travel up to 2 times/month and work frequent evenings/weekends as needed
Desired Qualifications: Experience in civil rights, housing/mortgage lending, predatory lending, consumer law, or banking law Physical Requirements: Frequently requires use of manual dexterity and repetitive motions, primarily with the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Must be able to occasionally lift and exert force of up to 10 pounds. Compensation: Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits package. Application: To apply, send resume and cover letter, describing which position(s) you are interested in and why you are a fit for the position, to email@example.com. Please include the position title as the subject. Application must be received by March 1, 2019 to ensure consideration. Applications received after this date may or may not be considered, depending on the applicant pool. The position will remain posted until filled. Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, gender, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation. VIEW & APPLY
STAFF ATTORNEY POSITION – Appellate Advocates
Appellate Advocates is a nonprofit public defender organization, based in New York City, providing high-quality representation of individuals who have been convicted of crimes in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island and cannot afford private lawyers. We are a group of attorneys from diverse backgrounds who are experienced in criminal law and believe in fighting for every person’s constitutional right to a fair trial and in working to overturn unjust convictions and sentences. While our main work is appeals, we also represent clients in Sex Offender Registration Act hearings, reinvestigate cases and file motions for post-conviction relief with a focus on ameliorating immigration consequences, and seek to vacate convictions for victims of sex trafficking.Appellate Advocates is deeply committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To this end, we seek to:
- Hire staff that reflect the full range of racial, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic identities of the communities we represent, particularly those communities disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system;
- Ensure a workplace where diversity and inclusion is fostered and different perspectives are valued and freely exchanged; and
- Ensure that all staff members feel welcome, respected, and have equal opportunities to thrive and advance within the organization.
We are seeking three Staff Attorneys to join our team. Individuals with the following qualifications should apply:
- A commitment to criminal defense and social justice
- Strong research and writing skills
- Oral Advocacy Skills
- A strong interest in client-focused representation
- Criminal trial and/or appellate experience preferred
- Bi-lingual capabilities valued
- A self-directed ability to manage an active and varied caseload
- New York State bar admission, a commitment to take the July NYS Bar exam, or the ability to waive into NYS from another jurisdiction
Salary: Dependent on Experience; Application Deadline: March 15, 2019. To apply: Send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org Appellate Advocates is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages people historically underrepresented in the practice of law to apply. VIEW & APPLY
Associate Dean of Library Services and Director of the Law Library – College of Law – University of Cincinnati College of Law
The University of Cincinnati College of Law invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean of Library Services and Director of the Robert S. Marx Law Library. As an integral part of the College of Law, the Library helps prepare law students for legal practice and supports faculty scholarship and teaching. It has six professional librarians, one library assistant, and an educational technology specialist. The Robert S. Marx Law Library has an annual budget of $1.4 million and supports the curricular and scholarly activities of 36 full-time faculty, 31 administrative staff, and 361 law students. The Associate Dean and Library Director reports directly to the Dean of the College of Law. The fourth oldest continually operating law school in the nation, Cincinnati Law is committed to maintaining a robust and collegial learning environment that blends theory and practice in programs and clinics that include the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights; the Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice; Ohio’s only Innocence Project; the Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice; the Weaver Institute for Law and Psychiatry; the Corporate Law Center; the Center for Practice; the Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic; the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic; the Indigent Defense Clinic; the Patent and Trademark Clinic; the Sixth Circuit Clinic; and our Help Center for the Hamilton County Municipal Court. To learn more about the College and its history, visit http://law.uc.edu.
The Associate Dean of Library Services and Director of the Law Library is responsible for the overall administration and operations of the Law Library. In particular, the Associate Dean:
- Provides a strong vision for the role of an academic law library in meeting the demands of a changing legal education environment and concomitant changes in legal practice
- Carries out the objectives of the Library consistent with the goals of the College of Law
- Promotes communication and teamwork while undertaking supervisory functions of hiring, performance review, and professional development pursuant to University of Cincinnati policies and collective bargaining agreements
- Develops and implements strategic plans
- Creates and maintains print and digital collections appropriate to the mission of the College of Law
- Develops and manages budgets, with the Dean and Director of Business Affairs
- Oversees the delivery of educational technology services, including support of classrooms
- Supports faculty scholarship and teaching
- Oversees the College’s institutional repository
- Assists faculty and administration in developing courses and programming to build student capacity in technology and its use in the practice of law
- Teaches advanced legal research and other courses
- Actively participates in the governance of the College of Law
- Works closely with the University’s Dean and University Librarian, and serves on the university-wide Library Directors’ Council and multiple University committees
- Plays a leading role in final selection of library components and the logistics of moving into the new College of Law building (expected in 2022)
- Monitors library programs and services in compliance with the accreditation standards of the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools
- Works collaboratively with staff, faculty, and students, and with partners across the University, in library consortia, and in professional organizations
- Engages in research and scholarship as duties permit, and contributes through service at the institutional and professional levels
- Actively participates, contributes, and promotes university-wide all-jurisdiction libraries collaboration
- J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school
- M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution
- Considerable experience in law library administration, including management of financial resources, development of budget proposals, and preparation of reports
- Ability to bring vision, strategic thinking, innovation, and coherent planning to the library
- Experience supervising and mentoring librarians and staff
- Strong supervisory, communication, and leadership skills
- Record of successful classroom teaching
- Familiarity with relevant legal information technologies, including legal research systems, case management systems, and other legal information tools relevant to contemporary legal practice
- Experience in working with digital and information technologies in the academic and law library environment
- Interest in and ability to contribute to the profession via research and service
- An understanding of the nature of work performed within a collective bargaining agreement;
- Familiarity working with SAP software or similar higher education financial management systems.
Interested applicants should apply online at jobs.uc.edu and search requisition #36382. Please attach a curriculum vitae and a cover letter addressing your qualifications. Applications will be accepted and the position will remain open until filled. Nominations, referrals, and questions about the position may be sent confidentially to Professor Jacob Katz Cogan, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. The University of Cincinnati, a premier urban research university, which traces its origins to 1819, is classified as an R1–Highest Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is ranked as one of America’s top 25 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu. The City of Cincinnati was rated a Best Place to live by US News & World Report and provides both urban and suburban life as well as river views and rolling hills. Our city offers a wealth of amenities that include professional sports, world-class entertainment, a vibrant arts scene, gorgeous parks and nature trails, acclaimed museums, a celebrated zoo, a variety of restaurants, and a flourishing riverfront scene. Affordable and family-friendly with excellent public and private schools, Cincinnati is home to multiple Fortune 500 companies, as well as more than 800 law firms, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and the First District Court of Appeals of the State of Ohio, as well as a very dynamic organized bar. Visit www.cincinnatiusa.com to learn more. VIEW & APPLY
COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY – Junior (Junior Clerks Only) – Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
The Seattle office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks an entry-level litigation associate who has clerked for a federal or state judge. Candidates must have outstanding written and oral communication skills, excellent references and academic credentials. We prefer candidates with law firm experience, immediately transferable skills, excellent client relationship and interpersonal skills, and a previous work history. Active members of the Washington State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances. All replies confidential. Only candidates who have clerked for a federal or state judge will be considered. To apply, please submit your cover letter addressed to Brook Dormaier, Law Student Recruiting Manager; resume; copy of law school transcript; and a brief writing sample (5-10 pages) to our online portal below. We would appreciate learning how you heard about this position. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities. We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal law. VIEW & APPLY
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Public Policy – 340B Health
340B Health, the leading trade association for over 1,300 hospitals that participate in the 340B drug pricing program and educator to hospital members about the ever-changing 340B landscape, has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in recruiting the Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Public Policy. Formed in 1993 to increase the affordability and accessibility of pharmaceutical and clinical care for the nation’s poor and underserved populations, 340B Health monitors, educates, and serves as an advocate on federal legislative and regulatory issues related to drug pricing and other pharmacy matters affecting safety-net providers. Association membership consists of a broad spectrum of hospitals, including academic medical centers, community hospitals, children’s hospitals, and rural facilities. Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the SVP is responsible for to overseeing and directing the Legal & Regulatory Department and developing, executing and overseeing the department’s implementation of 340B Health’s legal and advocacy agenda. The SVP will be a lead contact working closely with 340B Health member hospitals on matters relating to compliance with 340B requirements and other legal initiatives, including providing one-on-one guidance as well as leading large-scale compliance-related projects. To do this effectively, he/she must closely monitor developments around regulatory, policy and compliance matters to ensure that 340B Health responds rapidly in a changing healthcare delivery and political environment. Additionally, the SVP will serve as an advocate and a spokesman to executive agencies and other key stakeholders and organizations, including, but not limited to CMS, HRSA, DOJ, FDA, FTC and state Medicaid agencies. As a highly visible and engaged member of the senior leadership team, this is an outstanding leadership opportunity for a talented and relational leader.
The ideal candidate will have at least 10-15 years of health care legal or policy experience, preferably representing hospital interests, or the interests of other types of providers and a broad understanding of the U.S. health care system from a hospital administration, legislative and regulatory, and consumer/patient perspective. A Juris Doctor (JD) degree is required. Additional information is available in the Leadership Profile at www.wittkieffer.com Interested parties should direct all communications to the consultants supporting this search. Please direct all inquiries to Oliver Tomlin, Werner Boel and John McFarland via email at: SVPLAPP340BHealth@wittkieffer.com VIEW & APPLY
Associate University Counsel (WDR-00018001) – Cornell University
The Office of University Counsel provides legal representation and advice to Cornell University in a broad range of areas including litigation, agency and regulatory proceedings, business transactions, compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, government grants and contracts, athletics, labor and employment, faculty and student issues, privacy, intellectual property, technology transfer, information technology law and security issues, safety and environmental law, health law, real estate, international issues, non-profit and tax matters. The Office presently has 17 attorneys located in Ithaca, NY and at Weill Cornell Medicine, located in NYC. We seek an experienced attorney to join the team in Ithaca in the role of Associate University Counsel. This individual will serve as the lead attorney for Cornell Athletics, will devote considerable time to contracts and other business transactions for clients throughout the university, and may be asked to add additional portfolios over time and depending on the successful applicant’s interest and experience. The Athletics portfolio includes advising on NCAA and IVY League Bylaws, student athletes and conduct, team rules, booster clubs, coach contacts, training and programs, Title IX/gender equity, departmental operations, and more.
- Excellent academic credentials and a J.D. or L.L.B. degree required.
- Candidates should have a minimum of seven years of legal practice experience and an exceptional record of accomplishment in their practice activities.
- Applicants must be a member of, or eligible to obtain prompt reciprocal admission to, the New York State Bar.
- Applicants with a strong background in business/transactional work, athletics and/or higher education practice are especially encouraged to apply.
- Applicants should be able to demonstrate well-honed legal research and superior written and oral communication skills and demonstrate success at multi-tasking and working as a collaborative team member with other attorneys and paralegals in a fast-paced, legal office.
Writing sample(s) must be submitted with application. Please also provide a list of references. When applying through our system, please attach your application materials (Resume/Cover Letter/CV) in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the Experience section of your application, use the ‘Drop Files Here’ box to manually drag document(s) into your application. For a more detailed description and instructions on how to apply online please click here as an external candidate or click here if you are an internal candidate. No Visa sponsorship is available for this position. Employment Assistance: If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to complete an employment application or to participate in the recruiting process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell University’s Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations at voice (607) 255-6866, fax (607) 255-0298, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement by visiting https://hr.cornell.edu/important-notice-applicants. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant. For more information and to apply, please visit: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Associate-University-Counsel_WDR-00018001-1 Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement. Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/qsgz4xftmyjv59fk PI107910312 VIEW & APPLY
Full Time Lecturers – Legal Skills I and II – University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
The University of Massachusetts School of Law – Dartmouth invites applications from persons interested in teaching Legal Skills I and II, courses in which students develop abilities in legal research, writing, analysis, and advocacy. Legal Skills I and II are part of the law school’s core first-year curriculum. Legal Skills Professors (designated “Full-Time Lecturers” under our collective bargaining agreement) may apply to teach a summer course for additional compensation subject to the law school’s curricular needs, and may apply for summer research stipends subject to the law school’s standard selection process. The position will begin in July 2019. Applicants must be available to teach in the day and evening/weekend divisions as needed. The law school’s mission emphasizes public service and access to legal education. The law school seeks to prepare students to practice law in a competent and ethical manner while serving the community. We offer a robust legal education program that includes nine required credits of legal skills, including six in the first-year at credit hours equal to other first-year courses, an upper-level writing requirement, simulated practice courses, in-house and off-campus clinical programs, and a field placement program under the guidance of experienced practitioners.
Qualifications: A law degree from an accredited school/program; Strong academic credentials; Applicants with full-time legal writing teaching experience and demonstrated potential to produce scholarship.
Special Instruction to Applicants: To apply, please submit an application package through http://careers.umassd.edu/dartmouth/en-us/job/497379/fulltime-lecturer-2-positions, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the contact information for three professional references, two samples of feedback on student work (anonymized), a copy of prior student evaluations and a writing sample. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. UMass Law is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups who will add diversity to the Law School Community. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws designed to protect employees and job applicants from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, military service, veteran status or other non-merit based factors. The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on all potential employees. VIEW & APPLY