Job Details

Corporate - General Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

Lawyers Alliance For New York

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General


$68k pa

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Nov 01,2018

Posted on

Nov 22,2016

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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 attorneys from corporate legal departments to represent Alliance's nonprofit clients. Develop and coordinate pro bono opportunities that engage business and transactional attorneys from selected corporations in meaningful service opportunities, including legal representation of nonprofits, pro bono clinics, and educational trainings. Expand and maintain institutional pro bono and philanthropic relationships with the corporations in Alliance's volunteer network. Write and distribute timely articles, analyses, and marketing materials, and make oral presentations, to encourage and support pro bono legal work by lawyers employed by corporations. Coordinate and participate in Alliance's client outreach, case placement, volunteer support and training, quality control, case closing, and program evaluation functions related to corporate pro bono projects. Assist in Board development, honoree cultivation, volunteer recognition activities, and special events to further Alliance's corporate pro bono and national network programs. Will include special projects, such as assisting Alliance in organizing a national network of business law pro bono providers, serving different geographic regions around the United States, whose members share best practices, collaborate on joint legal and educational projects, and work with law firms and corporations to advance the field of business law pro bono nationwide. Will be involved in some of New York City's most dynamic public interest work and improve the delivery of pro bono services.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 4 years of relevant work experience, preferably in addition to a J.D. or other relevant graduate school degree. Experience related to the corporate sector, volunteer management, corporate social responsibility, nonprofits, and relational databases are all a plus. Able to work with varying people and constituencies, highly organized, and excellent at multi-tasking and coordinating a variety of messages, audiences, and projects.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Lawyers Alliance For New York
330 7th Avenue 19th Floor
New York City, NY 10001