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General Counsel

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Organization Type

Public Interest

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Valid Through

Sep 24,2019

Posted on

Jun 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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General Counsel
The candidate will develop, interpret, periodically review and revise agency policies. Monitor compliance with agency policies, responding to questions about policies, flagging issues, reviewing alleged violations of policies and recommending appropriate resolutions. Stay informed of federal and state regulations and policies pertinent to agency business, provide advice and recommendations regarding changes in practice and process to maintain compliance with requirements. Provide counsel on risk management matters for the agency. Work to improve and to standardize transactional documents and the process for their review. Regularly review contracts, memorandum of understandings (MOUs), non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and other legally binding agreements routed for review and approval pursuant to the agency’s policies and procedures. Negotiate and draft major transactional and relational agreements and documents. Provide general legal advice to the agency, particularly with respect to personnel matters, data privacy, and compliance issues. Conduct research on various issues as requested. Provide support for matters related to agency Governance (e.g., Board and Executive Leadership). Provide legal advice and strategic counsel regarding the management of agency intellectual property and assets. Manage outside legal counsel and the legal advice they provide. Provide “self-help” resources (e.g., check-lists, standard forms, policies, etc.) and build the agency’s formal store of legal knowledge capital. Must have Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school and member of the California State Bar. Should have 10+ years of professional legal experience, including at least 5 years as General Counsel or equivalent responsibilities. Must have knowledge of governance, compliance, regulatory environments, and litigation in a government or non-profit environment. Experience with Federal government contracting is required. Must have current knowledge of corporate legal issues including intellectual property, conflict of interest, corporate filing (e.g., JPA).

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Reference Id: GENER01045

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Hiring Coordinator
730 Harrison Street
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94107

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