Job ID: 2020-7628 Type: Office of General Counsel (WS1847) # of Openings: 1 Category: Business/Professional Administrative New York University
The OGC Meloy Law Fellow is a competitive position for a recent law school graduate or junior attorney interested in a one-year assignment with a non-profit organization. The OGC Meloy Law Fellow will assist attorneys in the Office of General Counsel with 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. The OGC Meloy Law Fellow will have the opportunity to assist attorneys in all practice areas of the Office of General Counsel, including Intellectual Property, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Global, Corporate, Student Affairs, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates, and Non-profit & Tax. Specifically, the OGC Meloy Law Fellow will conduct research and provide legal advice and guidance in a variety of areas to the University including schools, departments, and University administrators; assist attorneys handling litigation, including preparing pleadings and motions and participating in all aspects of discovery; assist in negotiating and drafting agreements; and provide advice, counsel and research regarding international legal issues. This is a non-renewable appointment for one academic year - September 1, 2021 - August 31, 2022. Preference will be given to applications submitted by Friday, January 15, 2021. Finalists will be contacted in January or February and a final offer will be made in February or March 2021.
Required Education: Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from ABA-accredited law school. and
Required Experience: 1+ years Excellent academic record and commitment to practicing in the field of nonprofit law and/or higher education; position designed for recent law school graduate or junior attorney interested in one-year assignment with non-profit organization. and
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent research skills; ability to work with diverse personnel; excellent interpersonal skills.
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