Temp Associate Counsel

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Temp Associate Counsel

San Francisco, California

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Full Time Temporary/Contract

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$ 30 - $ 30 per hour

San Francisco, California

Full Time Temporary/Contract

$ 30 - $ 30 per hour

July 26, 2022

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Job ID: LT1298405SFO_1658871606

July 26, 2022

Job ID: LT1298405SFO_1658871606

Job Summary

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Our client, an American nonprofit organization that has been responsible for the production of several educational children's programs, is in need of a Temporary Associate Counsel with commercial contracts experience to work with paralegals and support staff to manage, draft and track the organization's numerous independent contractors and short-term/temp contracting needs.

About the job:

The organization uses independent contractors to provide a range of services and create deliverables in support of many different initiatives, tasks, and programs for many different departments including Creative Services, Marketing, Communications, Education & Research, Social Impact, Philanthropic Development, Information Technology, Events, and Human Resources. The position would be the dedicated resource for processing and tracking all such contracting requests and be primarily responsible for the timely drafting (directly or indirectly with the assistance of the paralegals) of all independent contractor agreements. The position would also involve reviewing and correcting Statements of Work prepared by internal clients, providing assistance, oversight, and support for the organization's anti-piracy efforts, and performing occasional work in support of other areas (e.g., reviewing licensing agreements, doing discrete research projects, etc.).

The Associate Counsel will be part of the organization's in-house Legal & Business Affairs team, along with the General Counsel, seven other attorneys, and seven support staff members, providing a wide range of legal and business affairs support and services for the organization. The Associate Counsel will report directly to the Deputy General Counsel and will receive assignments from other attorneys in the organization.

Responsibilities:

In addition to the responsibilities listed above, the Associate Counsel may also:

  • Review, negotiate and draft various other documents including, cease and desist letters, settlement agreements, collaboration agreements, pre-teaming agreements, vendor agreements, and license agreements
  • Draft third-party correspondence
  • Advise internal clients on wide-ranging legal matters
  • Provide research and other assistance on various projects as needed

About you:

Candidates should have substantive transactional legal experience, including both drafting and negotiating commercial contracts as well as prior experience advising clients, with a demonstrated ability to manage, process, and complete an ongoing consistent flow of contracting work. The position will be primarily responsible for negotiating, reviewing, and drafting independent contractor agreements, tracking workflows, and advising and managing clients. Intellectual property and licensing background and experience will be given preference.

  • JD degree
  • Must be actively licensed and in good standing in any U.S jurisdiction
  • 1+ years of relevant experience is strongly preferred
  • Prior experience drafting and reviewing independent contractor agreements is a strong plus
  • Prior in-house experience a plus, but not required
  • A background working with non-profit and/or social impact-based matters is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, commitment to quality, and passion for results
  • Excellent organization, prioritization, problem-solving, creative and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 and ability to adapt quickly to new technology platforms
  • Familiarity with eDocs, Sharepoint, Microsoft Teams, Word, and Excel systems all strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with PowerPoint and Nintex an additional plus
  • Writing sample may be required upon request

Details:

  • Location: Remote
  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 4 months
  • $30/hour
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