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Associate General Counsel

Company name

The Walton Family Foundation, Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 08, 2021

Valid Through

Apr 23, 2021

Posted on

Jul 27, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Bentonville, AR, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Associate General Counsel
Duties: Advise staff on laws applicable to private foundations, public charities and social welfare organizations, including IRS lobbying, self-dealing and campaign intervention rules. Advise on legal issues and review and negotiate agreements and other documents related to domestic and international grant making. Prepare, review and negotiate contracts, licenses, leases and other legal documents with foundation vendors, grantees and others. Advise on structuring foundation program-related investments and draft, review and negotiate investment documentation. Develop and conduct educational opportunities for foundation staff on legal and related matters. Provide support for corporate governance activities as directed by the general counsel, such as drafting resolutions and preparing board reports. Conduct legal research as needed. Assist and advise as requested on special projects throughout the Foundation.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school. License to practice law in at least one state. 10+ years of US law firm and/or in-house experience (or equivalent) with general corporate or exempt organization experience. Contract drafting and negotiating skills. Additional helpful experience includes: Experience working in-house at an exempt organization strongly preferred. Expertise in one of the following preferred: K-12 Education, Environment or Urban Planning and Economic Development. Familiarity with grant making.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Walton Family Foundation, Inc
P.O. Box 2030
Bentonville, AR 72712

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