Job Details

Associate Corporate Counsel For Professional Responsibility

Company name

American Civil Liberties Union

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 04,2018

Posted on

Feb 03,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)
 
9 hits

Profile

Associate Corporate Counsel for Professional Responsibility RESPONSIBILITIES: Working closely with leaders in the ACLU’s national litigation department, which includes a total of approximately 100 attorneys, the Associate Corporate Counsel for Professional. Regular training on ethics compliance and other related topics. Counseling on ethics and risk management questions arising from litigation matters. Advice regarding procedures and standards for intake, conflicts checks, records management, matter publicity, use of technology and other practice management topics. Drafting and maintenance of model documents such as client engagement letters. Legal support for the drafting of agreements with litigation-related parties including co-counsel agreements and engagements of experts. Guidance of insurance and risk management programs for litigation activities. In addition, as a part of the Office of Corporate Counsel, the Associate Corporate Counsel for Professional Responsibility will work with other attorneys in that office handling corporate matters such as intellectual property, regulatory compliance, employment and volunteer engagement, technology, and operations, and will be help ensure that litigation-related activities are appropriately coordinated with organizational standards and practices in these regards.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from an accredited law school, and admitted to practice in New York State or able to secure such admission shortly. 3+ years of experience providing legal professional responsibility counseling or closely related legal services under U.S. law. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent communication skills; verbal and writing. Excellent legal research and legal briefing skills. Ability to handle confidential organizational matters. Demonstrated interest in, and command over, a range of legal professional responsibility and related practice of law topics. Excellent time management skills; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously, often under strict deadlines.

Additional info

Reference: EXEC-19/ACLU-W. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample, such as a legal research memo or article.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Civil Liberties Union
125 Broad Street
19th Floor
New York City, NY 10004

Similar Jobs:

House Counsel The candidate will be responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives. Provides senior management with effective advice on company strategies and the implementation, manages the legal func...
Senior Advisor The candidate will provide analysis and technical guidance on private sector actors and markets to firm’s campaign teams and program teams, and partners; and Develop strategies and tools for targeting and engagin...
Corporate Engagement Manager/Counsel Duties: Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Recruitment and Volunteer Management: Plan and implement corporate outreach strategies to attract and retain a strong and steady pool of quality pro bono att...