Job Details

Corporate - General Attorney / Litigation - General Attorney in Berkeley, CA

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Company name

Earth Island Institute

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General
Litigation - General

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Berkeley, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2017

Posted on

Jul 11,2017

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General Counsel The candidate will manage pro-active litigation strategy and litigation involving firm Network Services and firm’s projects. Will work with appropriate executives to define strategies whether as plaintiff or defendant, including appropriate settlements. Build and supervise a network of pro-bono attorneys, law students and consultants who work on firm litigation and regulatory matters. Provide strategic advice and consultation to EII Leadership on all legal matters concerning the operation of the organization. Serve as Corporate Secretary. Assist the President of the Board and the Executive Director in connection with governance and the operation of the Board of Directors. Engage in contractual and employment law issues. Participate in the definition and development of policies, procedures and programs and provide continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters. Assume responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Advise on legal aspects of organizations financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities. A strong academic background with 5+ years of litigation experience in state and/or federal courts is needed. Must be admitted to the Bar of the State of California or to the bar of another state and is willing to sit for the California Bar.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Earth Island Institute
2150 Allston Way,
Suite 460
Berkeley, CA 94704-1375