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Associate Counsel - Corporate

Company name

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Beachwood, OH

Date Last Verified

Feb 02,2018

Posted on

Feb 01,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Finance >> Finance - General
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Associate Counsel - Corporate Responsibilities: Maintains expertise and advises appropriate department members regarding legal developments within areas of expertise. Actively seeks out opportunities to maintain compliance within those areas of the law. Provides timely responses to requests for legal advice for assigned area. Identifies and implements measures to bring effective legal services to the organization. Collaborates and provides leadership on projects and teams within the Law Department and the organization. Respond in a timely fashion to requests for legal advice in the attorney’s areas of responsibility. Assist Chief Legal Officer and Senior Counsel in corporate governance matters related to the Cleveland Clinic and its subsidiaries and affiliates, including distributing conflict of interest questionnaires and reviewing and analyzing the related disclosures by Board members, officers and key employees. Assist with financing transactions (bond offerings, private placements, credit facilities) and other finance-related agreements as needed. Support, along with other Cleveland Clinic attorneys and outside counsel, Clinic’s Investment Office. Proactively research and advise on legal developments impacting the attorney’s areas of responsibility, and develop expertise in those areas. Implement measures to bring legal services to the organization in the most effective way possible. Manage outside counsel on matters falling within the attorney’s areas of responsibility. Cooperate effectively on projects and teams within the Law Department and within the organization. Provide advice and guidance to paralegals working within attorney’s areas of responsibility. Other duties as assigned. Provides substantive legal services for clients. Maintains positive confidential client contacts, consulting and communications. May work independently or with supervision from other senior attorneys. Provides legal advice primarily in the areas of corporate governance, finance and investments, both through direct legal practice and the supervision of outside counsel. Ability to supervise paralegals and support staff.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from ABA accredited law school. Member in good standing of the Ohio bar or ability to become a member of the Ohio Bar within a reasonable period of time. 0-5 years’ comparable attorney experience. 3+ years of experience in corporate governance, finance and/or investments in a law firm or in-house legal department preferred. Demonstrated ability to assimilate information quickly, problem-solve and implement legal strategies in a business environment. Ability to communicate effectively through both written and oral expression with all levels of staff inside and outside the organization. Versatility in managing multiple legal projects in a timely fashion. Proficiency with general office software, computer functions and able to perform legal research. Excellent interpersonal skills, sound legal judgment and strong work ethic required.

Additional info

Req #: 21902

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
26900 Cedar Road
Beachwood, OH 44122