Posting Number 2017-3896 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 11/2/2017 Union N/A School/Division Office of General Counsel (WS1847) Department Name : Office of General Counsel FT/PT Full-Time
The OGC Meloy Law Fellow is responsible for conducting factual and legal research, drafting litigation papers, assisting in the negotiation and drafting of agreements, advising with respect to University policies and other assignments under the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel. This is a non-renewable appointment for one academic year. Provide advice to the University and University officials in matters relating to city, state and federal law and regulations. Research laws, prepare briefs, complaints, answers, conduct pre-trial discovery and prepare pre-trial discovery documents. Assist in the negotiation and drafting agreements. Provide advice, counsel and research regarding international legal issues. Provides legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations and privileges of the organization. Represents the organization to customers, suppliers, competitors and government agencies. Provides resolution of business or technical issues by identifying legal solutions and recommending a course of action. Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits. Provides a full range of legal advice and services. Responsibilities are within the Legal Function as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines.
Juris Doctor degree from ABA-accredited law school. Excellent academic record and commitment to practicing in the field of nonprofit law; position designed for recent law school graduate or junior attorney interested in one-year assignment with non-profit organization. Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent research skills; ability to work with diverse personnel; excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated interest in or experience with higher education institutions and/or non-profit organizations.
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