The University Counsel Fellow is a full-time, two-year fixed term (non-renewable) professional internship position designated as University Counsel, which will provide an attorney with an opportunity to assist the Office of General Counsel (OGC) in providing legal counsel to Stanford University, Stanford Health Care, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, University HealthCare Alliance, Packard Children's Health Alliance and affiliates. The position reports to the General Counsel of Stanford University and offers exposure to the practice of law in a university environment.
General responsibilities include litigation support, legal research, analysis and advice, and coordination with outside counsel in some or all of the following areas: business, compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, contracts, healthcare, intellectual property, and employment law.
Under the direction of the General Counsel and/or Senior University Counsel, responsible for legal review, advice, analysis, interpretation and support in some or all of the following areas: acquisitions, business, compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, contracts, risk management, healthcare, overseas operations, intellectual property and litigation support.
May conduct research of state and federal legislation and administrative and court decisions; investigate legal problems. May make recommendations on matters referred by Senior University Counsel.
May confer with university employees on matters involving legal interpretation and decisions related to University activities, policy questions and operating problems.
May include coordination with outside legal counsel.
Internal Number: 300992
About Stanford University
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is a...n equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.