Job Details

Spring 2020 In-house Legal Clerkship **

Company name

Animal Legal Defense Fund

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Valid Through

Feb 29,2020

Posted on

Nov 16,2019


Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type



  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)


Spring 2020 In-House Legal Clerkship
The candidate will be closely supervised and trained by Animal Legal Defense Fund’s In-House Counsel. Will learn to address a wide variety of internal and transactional legal issues, such as those related to exempt organization laws, intellectual property, privacy and data security, insurance, and employment law. Learn how to review and negotiate contracts; implement and manage litigation holds and releases; monitor tracking and disclosure of lobbying expenditures to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local requirements; research legal issues related to corporate governance, trusts/estate law, lobbying regulations, laws governing charitable solicitations and other fundraising matters, and other relevant legal topics; review and draft personnel policies and other internal policy documents; and liaise with outside counsel on corporate legal matters.

Clerkships are open to second and third-year students in good standing at ABA accredited institutions.

Application Deadline: December 6, 2019.

Additional info

Submit an application, cover letter, résumé, list of 2-3 professional references, original writing sample, and transcript (uno?cial is acceptable).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Animal Legal Defense Fund
2103 SE Belmont Street
Portland, OR 97214

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