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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
ProfileStaff Attorney II Duties: Responsible for assisting the legal department, in addition to providing legal advice and counsel to the organization. Provide legal advice and consult on a variety of legal matters including, contracts, real estate, intellectual property/licensing, technology, insurance, risk management, compliance and regulatory matters, taxes, employment, and organization policy. Assist staff in understanding legal aspects and risks of issues encountered in the conduct of their business. Draft, analyze, and review binding contractual agreements between Project and third parties, including, program agreements, vendor contracts, corporate sponsor agreements and cause related marketing agreements to support the organization. Provide protection for all Project assets and intellectual property. Help manage the terms and conditions for usage of Project trademarks. Investigate and pursue issues of trademark infringement. Investigate and evaluate the legal implications and impact of legal compliance issues, and recommend operational changes or alternative practices, processes, policies and/or procedures. Assist with litigation management, including coordination with outside counsel and applicable insurance carriers. Assist with protecting the interests of WWP by managing risk, liability, and financial exposure. Assist with managing relationships with insurers. Develop, monitor, and evaluate policies, processes and procedures to support risk management efforts.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements: JD degree and Bar admission required. Bar admission in Florida preferred. 2+ years of experience required with 1+ years’ transactional/contracts experience. 3-5 years' of related experience. In-house, transactional/contracts, and/or nonprofit experience preferred. Law review and journal experience preferred. Ability to identify, understand and analyze legal and programmatic issues to address areas of potential risk for the organization, and draft appropriate responses. Basic understanding of transactional law, including but not limited to, contracts, waivers, insurance, and/or intellectual property. Willingness to learn and/or enhance knowledge in relevant subject areas to better support the organization. Highly self-motivated, passionate and creative team player with demonstrated commitment to organizational culture, goals, and objectives. Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment, supporting all staff throughout the organization. Ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful, mature, and professional manner. Ability to handle highly sensitive matters with confidentiality, diplomacy, and professionalism. Excellent organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and effectively handle multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office programs, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Westlaw, LexisNexis, and advanced business knowledge. Possess a professional presence and demeanor. Possess excellent written and oral communications skills. Ability to provide high level of service to targeted client/customer base. Ability to take initiative, multi-task, work independently and work well under pressure. Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships. Ability to define and/or develop organizational policies, procedures, and processes.