Job Details

Chief Legal Counsel

Company name

The Public Health Institute

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Apr 29,2019

Valid Through

Aug 12,2019

Posted on

Dec 19,2018

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Oakland, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government Contracts >> Government Contracts
Health Care >> Health Care
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Chief Legal Counsel
Duties: Supervise the 2 Deputy General Counsels and the Legal Executive Assistant by providing leadership, direction, coaching, and coordination of work, as well as developing and organizing legal capacity. Provide confidential legal opinions, interpretations, recommendations, and other legal services to the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Office, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President for Human Resources (collectively known as the executive leadership of the organization) and at their request, to other Vice Presidents, senior managers and persons responsible for managing the organization. Acting through the Chair, provide legal opinions, interpretations, recommendations, and other legal services to the Board of Directors. Represent the organization in the formation, negotiation, documentation, and implementation of major transactions and lines of business – donor funded-programs, fiscal sponsor, and government contracts etc. – with a significant legal or compliance dimension. This may include interacting with a wide variety of outside parties such as public and private funding and regulatory agencies, potential business partners, contractors and vendors, outside counsel, and opposing counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree/LL.M degree from an ABA-accredited school of law, current admission in good standing to practice law in California, and 15 years of legal experience. Desired Qualifications: Experience in and knowledge of public health law, non-profit international compliance, information security, government contracting, political law for non-profit organizations, intellectual property law, employment law, and financial, legal, and regulatory compliance. Experience with commercial transactions, procurement, and real estate leasing.

Additional info

Posting Number# 179-18. Send resume, cover letter, and references.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Public Health Institute
555 12th Street,
10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607

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