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Corporate - General Attorney / Government and Government Relations Attorney in Arlington, VA

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Company name

The Nature Conservancy

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Corporate - General
Government and Government Relations
International Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA Arlington, VA

Date Last Verified

Jan 09,2018

Posted on

Dec 06,2017

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Corporate Services Attorney The candidate will provide legal services under the direction of a more experienced attorney to advance the organisation’s priorities and appropriately manage risk. Provide legal services for assigned programs focusing on U.S. government relations, lobbying regulatory compliance, campaign finance compliance, and public policy advocacy. Ensure that the organization complies with its obligations to report and conduct lobbying and policy advocacy activities in accordance with U.S. and international laws. Ensure that transactions and activities are legally sound and consistent with the organisation’s mission, authority, policies, and procedures. Clearly articulate legal concepts and options to assigned programs. Counsel clients in other programmatic work to assure compliance with domestic and international laws, particularly those that apply to public charities. Review organizational documents and prepares and examines contracts which may involve government grants, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, insurance, easements, etc. May supervise and/or provide guidance to paralegals and other support staff. Assist in special projects as requested by department management. Provide support to primary legal contacts for various clients. Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or equivalent and license to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction required. 2+ years of practice as an attorney required. Experience: in a legal or other capacity with government ethics, campaign finance regulations, lobbying and/or federal election rules; drafting and negotiating contracts for services and grant agreements; in developing, directing, and managing multiple projects and implementing strategic program goals; with non-profit organization regulations required. Excellent legal research skills required. Exemplary public speaking and presentation skills required. Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience appreciated. Deadline: January 10, 2018.

Additional info

Job ID: 45979. Please submit resume and cover letter.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Nature Conservancy
4245 North Fairfax Drive
Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22203-1600