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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
Profile(Senior) Legal Counsel The candidate will provide cross-functional support, and provide advice and support in areas concerning the legal and technical sufficiency of organization's operational process and infrastructure, making recommendations intended to promote effective and efficient utilization of organization's human and organizational resources and to facilitate enhanced regulatory compliance standards. Support the General Counsel in ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, company policies and awarding agencies' requirements in the US and overseas. In conjunction with the General Counsel and other legal counsel, provide advice and counsel on applicable data privacy laws, US Government Contract and Grant regulations, employment laws, among others. Support the General Counsel in the implementation of the organization's compliance awareness program and conducting internal investigations. Draft, negotiate and interpret contracts, grants, subawards, vendor agreements, leases, and other legal agreements. Support the legal registration of new country offices overseas and global legal compliance of organization's registered offices. Liaise with organization's global network of outside counsel to ensure adequate legal support of the organization's country programs and operations. Conduct legal research and prepare memoranda on a wide variety of areas of law.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. degree. Should have admission to the CT Bar. Must have 3-5 years of experience for the Legal Counsel position while 5+ years of experience for the Senior Legal Counsel position. Experience working in international development or research, with global experience preferred. Should preferably have experience in one or more of the following: USAID Rules and Regulations, Employment Law, Litigation, Data Privacy Laws (domestic and/or international), contract drafting and negotiations, human subject protection laws and regulations.
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Innovations for Poverty Action
101 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510