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Organization TypePublic Interest
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Years of Experience
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school, and license to practice in the District of Columbia or willingness to waive into the DC Bar. 7-10 years of experience, strongly preferred as a philanthropic/tax exempt organizations attorney including experience at a law firm, a private foundation, or family office. Experience managing legal issues facing tax-exempt organizations, such as 501©(4)s, in an affiliated organization structure is a major plus. Strong proficiency with grantmaking; experience in program-related investments, mission-related investments, and other impact investments is a plus. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly present legal concerns and recommendations to a non-legal audience. A self-starter with the ability to exercise independent judgment and focus on effective resolution of legal issues. The flexibility and adaptability needed to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Detailed knowledge of the rules and regulations governing private foundations, public charities, and social welfare organizations. Demonstrated track record of providing a positive, creative, and problem-solving approach to address challenging legal issues. A professional demeanor with demonstrated ability to maintain discretion in dealing with highly confidential information. An effective builder of relationships and networks, gaining trust and achieving results in a collaborative environment. A curious, solutions-oriented mindset when working with principals, foundation team members, and partners. Highly organized, with exceptional time management skills, and a dedication to excellence and integrity. Ability to judge which stakeholders to incorporate into different projects and when to bring in outside counsel. Excellent judgment, especially when it comes to managing and mitigating risk. Being a superior communicator who treats everyone with respect and dignity. Possessing unquestionable ethics and personal integrity.