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Staff Attorney
Center for Climate IntegrityAARP
Washington, D.C.-Baltimore (Remote) 


     The Center for Climate Integrity (CCI) seeks a Staff Attorney to support the organization’s mission to empower communities and elected officials with the knowledge and tools they need to hold polluters accountable for their contributions to the climate crisis.
     Founded in mid-2017, CCI is scaling up national and local efforts on several fronts: supporting municipalities and states in efforts to hold the fossil fuel industry accountable for climate adaptation and resilience costs; protecting access to courts to ensure that communities have the right to sue to recover costs; and elevating the industry’s deception and denial across a variety of audiences and channels. Through campaigns, communications, and strategic legal support, we work to ensure that the fossil fuel industry is held accountable for its fraud and deception and for the costs associated with the climate damages that it has caused.
     The Center for Climate Integrity is an all-remote organization and the staff attorney will be expected to have excellent time management and communication skills.

Job Description:
     Reporting directly to the Center’s Legal Director, the Staff Attorney will play a critical role in the legal team, which provides legal and strategic support on a range of issues relevant to climate liability cases and related campaigns.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
     Conducting legal research and analysis on issues pertaining to climate liability. More specifically, conducting research and writing long-form legal analysis of key legal issues relevant to ongoing lawsuits, scoping of new lawsuits in new jurisdictions, and identifying other strategies/means of engagement;
Monitoring ongoing climate liability cases and helping to develop guidance on media messaging as appropriate; and
Assisting with the development of programs/events that educate the legal community on the need for climate accountability.

Qualifications And Experience:
-- Law degree as well as 3-5 years professional experience with campaign organizing, issue advocacy or public affairs required;
-- Superior communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work with multiple staff and stakeholders across a decentralized organization;
-- Excellent writing and presentation skills;
-- A flexible approach to work, with a willingness to travel, as needed;
-- Familiarity with climate litigation and advocacy.

Remote Working Environment:
     CCI is an all-remote organization, and as such candidates will need to arrange for some of their own infrastructure and tools. A laptop computer can be provided, if needed.

Compensation and Benefits:
     The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $85,000. CCI offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, full medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k with matching, and opportunities for professional development.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@climateintegrity.org with the subject line, “Staff Attorney.” Qualified candidates will be contacted. Applications may be submitted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

General Counsel
Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, D.C.

AWI’s general counsel (GC) ensures that the organization remains in compliance with the law in all aspects of AWI operations. The GC protects the organization from undue risk and exposure, helps the organization avoid potential conflicts of interest, formulates and maintains organizational legal policies, and ensures the organization’s sound fiscal management. The GC also provides advice and counsel on litigation and other legal matters that affect the ability of the organization to pursue its mission and maintain sound infrastructure, programs, and fundraising operations. 

Job Responsibilities:
Provide strategic advice and consultation to AWI leadership on all legal matters concerning the operation of the organization and furtherance of its mission
Ensure that all policies, procedures, staff, and functional areas of the organization operate in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, including all relevant human resources and employment regulations
Advise on corporate transactions, including the drafting, reviewing, and negotiating of service agreements, confidentiality agreements, consultancies, financial transactions, and commercial contracts such as software agreements, leases, and vendor agreements
Conduct comprehensive research and analysis on diverse substantive and procedural issues
Manage organizational legal risk and educate staff on legal issues and/or risks associated with specific program-related actions and plans
Conduct outreach to secure outside counsel able to provide pro bono and low-fee services
Work with outside counsel regarding litigation and other relevant matters
Other duties as assigned by the president and the board of directors

Required Experience:
Minimum three years’ experience as a general counsel, deputy/associate general counsel, or other in-house counsel or equivalent law firm experience in a corporate/business or nonprofit practice
Experience drafting and reviewing contracts, leases, and other legal documents
Knowledge of relevant substantive areas of nonprofit corporate/exempt organization law and governance requirements, including compliance with US tax laws and regulations
Knowledge of First Amendment law as it pertains to publications  
Working knowledge of local, state, and federal labor and employment laws and regulations

Preferred/Beneficial Experience:
Familiarity with animal welfare, environmental, and administrative law and litigation
Prior nonprofit experience, including nonprofit fundraising experience
Familiarity with intellectual property law
Familiarity with estate planning 
Familiarity with DC landlord/tenant law

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter and a resume by email to jobs@awionline.org and include “General Counsel” in the subject line. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls, please.

Assistant General Counsel - Health Care
The Pill Club
U.S.A. - Remote Work

About The Pill Club
The Pill Club is making women’s healthcare more accessible and affordable by creating a simple, personal and convenient patient experience. Our mission is to be the most trusted health care partner for women, empowering our members through greater access, choice, and education about their options —all while delivering a positive and personal experience. Simply put: we’re putting the ‘care’ back into health care.
Starting with birth control, we’ve built in-house medical and pharmacy capabilities all integrated with insurance, to create a superior customer experience. In doing so, we have defined digital contraceptive care for women and are the nation’s leading integrated healthcare platform, combining telemedicine and direct-to-consumer pharmacy with the broadest insurance coverage in the space. Our ambition is to bring this level of superior customer experience to all areas of women’s digital primary care.
We are a growth stage company with over $100M in venture capital funding from leading investors, such as VMG Partners, GV (Google Ventures), Shasta Ventures, Base 10 Ventures, Acme Labs and more. Today, we serve hundreds of thousands of members nationwide, and prescribe in 48 states, plus Washington, D.C.
About this job
In this role, you will be partnering with cross functionally with the diverse Pill Club pharmacies, affiliated medical groups, and services organizations teams supporting their day to day operational and compliance needs.  As needs change and evolve, you will also support the General Counsel and other Pill Club executives with a variety of legal needs including but not limited to, contracting, regulatory compliance and privacy. In addition, you will oversee a team that provides specific healthcare operations support functions.  As a member of a small team, you will have significant opportunities for growth and professional development. This position reports directly to the General Counsel.

You will:
Serve as lead counsel on legal and regulatory matters providing business-focused advice to business units including Operations, Product, Growth, Design, Marketing, Policy, and Communications
Assist in developing legal strategy aligned with healthcare business initiatives and advise leadership on legal considerations around strategic business decisions 
Manage a team of healthcare operations support professionals
Oversee licensure and credentialing for pharmacies and medical groups 
Support in on-site and document audits 
Support the Compliance team with the tactical build-out and implementation of the company compliance program 
Help guide the company’s insurance and pharmacy compliance 
Negotiate contracts with insurance plans, pharmacy benefits managers and pharmacy services administration organizations

You have:
Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school 
Been admitted to and be in good standing with either the California or Texas bar (or eligible for admission on motion or as in-house counsel)
At least 10 years of legal experience
Prior in-house experience legal experience or law firm experience advising health care or pharmacy entities
Experience with healthcare and insurance regulations in multiple states 
Working knowledge of the ACA, HI-TECH, HIPAA, Stark law at federal and state level
Experience drafting and reviewing vendor contracts 
Flexibility and the ability to adapt and thrive in an environment that is constantly changing with an ability to prioritize and re-prioritize based upon the needs of the business
The ability to make all levels of the company comfortable coming to you for advice
Self-starter mentality with high personal accountability while working well in a team environment
Organizational skills; you are process driven and detail oriented
Excitement to shape the future of one of the fastest growing healthcare companies and be eager to be a part of a quickly evolving industry

Even better if you have:
In-house experience at a medical group, pharmacy, pharmacy benefits manager, health insurance plan or a start-up
Experience completing credentialing documents for health plans
Experience with obtaining and renewing licenses (either pharmacy or medical) 
Experience managing a team
Experience with handling audits or investigations (both on-site and document) from a board of pharmacy, board of medicine, board of nursing, and/or health plan 
Experience procuring and negotiating healthcare contracts 
Working knowledge in data privacy laws and regulationsThe Pill Club is committed to employee health and safety. COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all employees who work, have desire to work, or have occasion to be in office, with the exception of those who have an approved exemption for medical or religious accommodation.

Here is the link to apply: https://jobs.lever.co/thepillclub/ccab8933-0b15-492d-8594-d040d469ad7f

Supervisory General Attorney - 75-21
NAVAIR
Patuxent River Estates, Md.

“Become a part of an organization that will let you make a difference to the country and the world!”

: The Supervisory General Attorney will be expected to supervise attorneys practicing predominantly in civilian personnel law as well as other Department of the Navy Office of the General Counsel (OGC) practice areas including acquisition law; fiscal law, and ethics. In addition, the supervisors will also be called upon to perform and manage the resolution of issues in the full range of OGC practice areas including the Freedom of Information Act, environmental law, intellectual property law and the review of non-FAR based agreements. Additional information regarding the Office of General Counsel and this vacancy can be found at http://www.ogc.navy.mil/ Personnel Notice: 75-21.

About NAVAIR:
NAVAIR provides advanced warfare technology through the efforts of a seamless, integrated, worldwide network of aviation technology experts. From aircraft and weapons development to carrier launch and recovery; from sensors to real-time communications to precision targeting; from aircraft and weapons sustainment to state-of-the-art training; NAVAIR provides dominant combat effects and matchless capabilities to the American Warfighter.

Here is the link to apply: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/jobs/navair-f0f47534/supervisory-general-attorney-75-21-820641d1?tsid=122001595&enc_campaign_id=aa06272c

Family Law Litigation Attorney
Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny LLC
Columbia, Md.

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport, & Skalny, LLC is a prominent AV-rated law firm based in Howard County, Maryland, and is looking for an experienced attorney for its Family Law Practice Group. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to expand their practice, with immediate first-chair responsibility and involvement in all aspects of a busy family law practice. The firm places significant value on its entrepreneurial environment, its “work hard, play hard” mentality, and on rewarding outcomes.

The ideal applicant is a seasoned practitioner who possesses the following skills and experience:

A minimum of five years of family law experience, with familiarity negotiating and litigating in the areas of separation and divorce, child custody and support, property division, and post-judgment matters.
Ability to handle complex family matters on behalf of clients through trial in various jurisdictions throughout Maryland. 
Must be a member of the Maryland Bar (Virginia, D.C., and other Mid-Atlantic states a plus). 
This is an opportunity to work closely with well-regarded family law and litigation partners in a growing and busy law practice in one of the top legal corridors in the United States (Washington-Baltimore) and which has also been recognized by Money Magazine as one of the top areas to live in the country. The successful candidate will receive a great deal of responsibility with tremendous opportunity for personal and professional growth. 

The firm offers outstanding legal career opportunities and an excellent benefits package. Please send your cover letter, writing sample, and resume, via e-mail, to jyoung@darslaw.com.

Real Estate Finance Staff Attorney
Venable
Washington, Tysons or Baltimore

Venable LLP's Real Estate Finance Group seeks a staff attorney with a minimum of two years of experience to join the practice in the Washington, D.C., Tysons, or Baltimore office.

The qualified candidate has experience with commercial real estate transactions, is well-versed in title, survey, zoning, and lease review, can independently review and analyze complex real estate and corporate due diligence, and has proficiency maintaining checklists and drafting basic loan documents. The successful candidate thrives in a team-oriented atmosphere and can manage and train legal staff including paralegals and junior associates. Candidates must hold a juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be admitted to and in good standing with the relevant jurisdiction's bar. Please include law school transcripts with submissions. 
Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Additional information can be found at Venable.com. 
 
Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected Veteran status and any other protected basis under applicable law. 
 
Contact: 
Victoria Sievers
Senior Manager of Associate Recruiting
vksievers@venable.com

Senior Attorney (Legal LAC)
The Nature Conservancy
Arlington, Va.

Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.

Although you’ll see requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Passion, innovation, and diversity are all key components to advancing our Mission and we encourage you to apply.

All TNC staff based in the U.S. or a U.S. Territory are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of receiving one of the vaccines approved in the U.S. (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) shall be condition of employment and must be provided prior to starting work. TNC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and reasonable accommodations for candidates who cannot be vaccinated due to a valid medical or religious reason will be considered.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC
The Senior Attorney provides legal services on complex matters to advance Conservancy priorities and appropriately manage risk, with a focus on the Latin America - Caribbean Regions and potentially global programs. This position reports directly to a Senior Attorney.

Essential Functions
The Senior Attorney ensure that transactions and activities are legally sound and consistent with the Conservancy’s mission, authority, policies, and procedures. They clearly articulate complex legal concepts and options to assigned programs. The Senior Attorney will review organizational documents; prepare, review and negotiate contracts; and structure and negotiate complex agreements involving multiple parties. They will work with internal staff to ensure that operations and implementation of programs and projects are withing the parameters of the Conservancy’s policies and procedures and the laws of the appropriate jurisdictions.

Responsibilities & Scope
Assists in structuring activities to most effectively achieve Conservancy goals. 
Reviews organizational documents and prepares, examines and negotiates contracts which may involve government grants, leases, licenses, purchases and sales agreements, real estate agreements, easements, insurance, joint ventures and acquisitions, marketing and consulting agreements, and other commercial contracts, etc. 
Influences decision-makers in assigned programs through strong communication skills. 
Manages outside counsel effectively. 
May supervise and/or provide guidance to less experienced attorneys and/or paralegals and other support staff. 
Performs special projects as requested by department management. 
Serves as the primary legal contact for various clients.
Travel occasionally; work long or flexible hours as needed.

Minimum Qualifications
Juris Doctorate or equivalent.
License to practice law in at least one U.S., Latin America or Caribbean jurisdiction.
5 years relevant legal experience or at least 3 years relevant legal experience coupled with assumption of significant responsibilities for a geographic area or subject matter expertise.
Experience negotiating complex, transactions and agreements.
Verbal and written fluency in Spanish.
Experience working across cultures.

Desired Qualifications
Verbal and written fluency in French or Portuguese. In-house experience and/or law firm experience advising sophisticated clients and senior management.
Familiarity with general corporate law in the Caribbean.
Experience drafting and negotiating contracts and engaging in transaction work in the Caribbean and/or Latin America.
Experience with government regulations related to grants and contracts.
Experience providing legal support to non-US functions within a U.S. 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Experience working with international and cross-functional teams in a decentralized organization. 
Ability to balance numerous matters while prioritizing on a day-to-date basis.
Experience developing, directing and managing multiple projects and implementing strategic program goals.
Proven ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbally, in a professional setting.
Experience identifying, evaluating and resolving issues, quickly and efficiently. 
Experience supervising staff such as paralegals and administrative staff.
Legal research experience.
Working knowledge of current trends in relevant discipline.
Additional Job Information

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including; health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, accrued paid time off (including annual, personal, and sick leave), life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellness benefits. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions. Learn more about our benefits at nature.org/careers. We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellness, and flexibility needs of the people we employ.

APPLY NOW
To apply for job ID 50448, submit your materials (COVER and RESUME REQUIRED) online by using the Apply Now button at https://nature.org/careers by 11:59 PM EST on November 15, 2021. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

Senior Attorney - Legal - 22738
Federal Reserve Board
Washington, D.C.

The primary responsibility of the Board’s Ethics Attorney is to ensure that the Board’s ethics program meets the legal requirements for Executive Branch agency ethics programs as set forth in the Ethics in Government Act and Office of Government Ethics (“OGE”) regulations. The Attorney assists with the administration of the Board’s Ethics Program. Work includes tracking, collecting, and reviewing financial disclosure reports in a timely fashion; providing accurate ethics advice and counseling to Board members and staff; providing comprehensive initial and annual ethics training to staff and Board members; and working with the White House, OGE and nominees to advance Board of Governors nominations to the Senate for confirmation. The Attorney also works closely with conflicts of interest staff in the Supervision and Regulation function in developing conflicts policies. In addition, the Attorney consults regularly with the Reserve Banks on Code of Conduct questions and reviews financial disclosure forms of senior Reserve Bank personnel as well as individuals under consideration for Reserve Bank president.

Position Requirements
Requirements for FR-27
Successful candidate will have at least three years of legal experience administering a Federal Reserve Bank or an executive branch ethics program including giving advice on various criminal conflicts laws and standards of conduct issues, reviewing public and confidential financial disclosure forms, creating and delivering ethics training, and coordinating as needed with relevant outside officials, such as the Office of Government Ethics, other ethics programs, or an Office of Inspector General. Successful candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, personal initiative, and adaptability in working across legal disciplines. Bar membership and U.S. citizenship are required.

Requirements For FR-28
Successful candidate will have at least six years of legal experience administering a Federal Reserve Bank or an executive branch ethics program including giving advice on various criminal conflicts laws and standards of conduct issues, reviewing public and confidential financial disclosure forms, creating and delivering ethics training, and coordinating as needed with relevant outside officials, such as the Office of Government Ethics, other ethics programs, or an Office of Inspector General. Successful candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, personal initiative, and adaptability in working across legal disciplines. Bar membership and U.S. citizenship are required.

Requirements For FR-29
Successful candidate will have at least eight years of legal experience administering a Federal Reserve Bank or an executive branch ethics program including giving advice on various criminal conflicts laws and standards of conduct issues, reviewing public and confidential financial disclosure forms, creating and delivering ethics training, and coordinating as needed with relevant outside officials, such as the Office of Government Ethics, other ethics programs, or an Office of Inspector General. Successful candidate must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, personal initiative, and adaptability in working across legal disciplines. Bar membership and U.S. citizenship are required.

Full vaccination for Covid-19 is required as a condition of employment, unless a legally required exception applies.
Here is the Link to Apply: https://frbog.taleo.net/careersection/1/jobdetail.ftl?job=22738&lang=en&src=LinkedIn

Associate General Counsel II, Firm Priorities (Remote Work Eligible)
Edward Jones
Washington, D.C.

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

Our Legal Division is expanding to enhance solutions for millions of clients and their families. We have multiple open roles and are looking for experienced attorneys to partner with business groups across the firm to provide legal and strategic support and ensure the firm is meeting its legal and regulatory obligations while successfully executing key firm initiatives. This position includes working with business stakeholders to develop solutions that serve our clients' best interests and deliver an exceptional experience for our branch teams, clients and the firm. The work is dynamic and requires the ability to look beyond the specific legal questions to understand the goals of the business and aid in getting to the best solution. This opportunity will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to be a part of a culture that inspires and supports the individual and allows them to be part of a team focused on delivering solutions.

Candidates should be highly motivated and knowledgeable about the industry and the firm. The position requires strong collaboration, an aptitude for continual learning, demonstration of intellectual curiosity by asking questions and connecting work across multiple initiatives, ability to identify and mitigate risks in new and evolving areas of law, and an ability to influence firm leaders.

Attorneys in this role have supported, among other things, development of our investment advisory and brokerage programs; enhancements to our trading systems and tools; account opening workflows; client account review tools; branch- and client-facing online and mobile platforms; e-signature and e-delivery processes; social media and other marketing initiatives; and new products and services.

Under general supervision, the associate will be responsible for:
Providing legal, strategic and tactical support for key firm initiatives.
Partnering with business colleagues to develop solutions that enhance firm processes, products, systems, and tools while ensuring there are sufficient controls and security in place.
Empowering business leaders to make informed decisions by providing legal and strategic guidance.
Interpreting laws, rules and regulations affecting the operation of the organization.
Identifying risk and consulting with subject matter experts to ensure business objectives are met.
Navigating complex issues and partnering with peers and leaders within and outside the Legal Division to connect initiatives, advising on impacts to the firm, and developing best practices for executing key firm initiatives.
Partnering with business areas to bring perspective, create solutions and use sound judgment to determine next steps.
Effectively communicating and sharing information across the organization.
Managing a workload that is large, diverse and complex.

Skills-Requirements:
Requires J.D. and license to practice law in Missouri or an equivalent state
Requires a minimum of five (5) years of progressive responsibility as an attorney in private practice, in the public sector or in an in-house counsel capacity
Regulatory and industry experience is highly preferred
Litigation or regulatory enforcement experience is helpful
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex matters
Experience with high-risk, complex business projects is preferred
Sound judgment, decision making, and conflict resolution skills
Creative thinker who is highly organized and has exceptional prioritization skills
Ability to be proactive and drive matters to conclusion
Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Strong cross-function collaboration skills
Demonstrated ability to convey complex issues to legal and non-legal professionals, including senior leadership
Commitment to a high level of ethics, professionalism, and confidentiality
Highly organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and adaptable to changing priorities

Here is the link to apply: https://careers.edwardjones.com/job/13852181/associate-general-counsel-ii-firm-priorities-remote-work-eligible-remote/#job-description

Associate to the General Counsel
National Labor Relations Board
Washington, D.C.
$132,552/yr - $199,300/yr

The position of Associate to the General Counsel is located in the Division of Operations Management in the Office of the General Counsel. The Associate to the General Counsel reports directly to the General Counsel and the Deputy General Counsel. The incumbent of this position serves as head of one of the major functional areas in the General Counsel's organization and assist in coordination and integration of all operations in Headquarters with the field.
Responsibilities:
Plans and directs the coordination of the case-processing and substantive operations in the regional offices with the various other Divisions and Branches in the Washington HQs offices of the General Counsel and Board.
Assists the General Counsel in the formulation, development and implementation of operational objectives, immediate and long range; to assist the field offices to best perform their responsibilities in enforcing the mission of the NLRA.
Plans and directs studies to assess human capital resources, both existent and potential, in relation to total General Counsel's workload and operational objectives; develops proposed policies and programs to achieve optimum development of human capital and economical and effective use of human capital through-out the General Counsel's organization.
Directs the development of systems for case flow and management directed toward attainment of time and quality objectives, integration of the case-processing activities of all field and Washington organizational units-end full consideration of all matters bearing on the treatment and disposition of cases, maximum utilization of staff resources, and implementation of General Counsel and Board policies.
Maintains an awareness and an understanding of required clearances and of decisions and communications emanating from other units of the General Counsel's organization and from the Board; ensures that operations of field offices are in conformance with the policies of the General Counsel and the decisional policies of the Board are properly and uniformly interpreted and effectively applied.
Investigates Congressional or other inquiries or complaints made concerning application of agency policy by field personnel; effects corrective action if appropriate, including measures to prevent recurrences; and corresponds or confers with questioners to explain misconceptions or corrective measures taken.
Plans, coordinates, and provides overall direction and guidance to nationwide field office training program and Special Emphasis events.

Here is the link to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/618832700

General Counsel
DrFirst, Inc.
Rockville, Md.

As general counsel, you will provide legal and practical advice to the Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer, President, and CEO.  You will bring a combination of corporate business and legal experience to our company and legal team. You will also advise department heads and address the full array of legal problems that arise in a mid-sized business (e.g., reconciling differences between departments, personnel issues, employment agreements, dispute resolution, insurance, liability, etc.). You will supervise and draw upon the expertise and advice of a talented team of lawyers.
From time to time, the position will demand a willingness to work long hours and deal with urgent issues on short notice. The DrFirst environment is “entrepreneurial.” Things can change quickly and new and innovative ideas are always being considered. This can require one to act quickly and with agility. 
Who will love this job:
Energetic and enjoys a fast-paced environment, challenging problems, and working with smart people; 
A strategic thinker who will set goals that align with company initiatives and be in a position to make positive contributions to strategic decisions;
Astute in monitoring and adapting to changes in the marketplace, being ever vigilant to identify areas of a new opportunity or trends; 
An experienced self-starter who knows about the industry and potential clients and allies stays up to date on trends, is well organized, and able to work effectively on multiple projects, promptly; 
A team player who exhibits a can-do mentality and is always willing to help her/his teammates and collaborate with leaders, supervisors, and managers to achieve the company’s goals;
An effective problem solver who relies on good ideas and collaborative style, not a job title, to align internal and external teams and who can work through issues with business partners to achieve desired outcomes; 
A trusted advisor who liaises effectively with the top executives and internal and external business partners;
A critical thinker who can understand challenges that lie ahead of us, synthesize them in a clear language and come up with an effective strategy new perspectives, ideas, and solutions; and
A communicator who can understand and assess the company’s goals, and can effectively communicate ideas for navigating legal problems in a way that will achieve those goals. 

You will supervise - and be supported by -- a team of four lawyers. One senior lawyer is dedicated to patents, trademarks, and other intellectual property issues (including developing strategies for commercializing IP). A second senior lawyer brings experience in contracting and in the regulatory matters that directly affect DrFirst (HIPAA, Anti-Kickback, TCPA). He also supervises two junior lawyers whose primary responsibilities include routine contracting, legal research, and monitoring developments in the law that may affect DrFirst. The legal department employs two non-lawyers, one of whom has long experience in contract review and the other who assists in the administration and entry-level contract review. You should expect to work closely with the legal department staff, seek the advice of the senior lawyers, and take advantage of existing expertise.
In collaboration with your legal department colleagues, you will manage relationships with outside counsel when special expertise is required. This involves the selection of the right experts, supervising their work to ensure that it is efficient and useful, and building relationships of trust and confidence.
You will be expected to become familiar with all aspects of the Company’s business and to be alert to potential internal conflicts and potential legal issues that may affect Company initiatives.
Your direct supervisor will be the CAO. You will also deal frequently with the CFO and various department heads. Less frequently, but on a regular basis, you will be expected to advise and collaborate with the President and the CEO. You will brief the Board of Directors when major issues face the company. 
You will address strategic partnership transactions as well as day-to-day corporate legal issues.
You will advise on corporate governance issues.
Your advice and counsel will be sought on potential outside investments in the Company and on potential merger and acquisition transactions. This will require at least some familiarity with the principles and issues involved in these transactions, but the company is seeking a general counsel and not a narrow specialist. 

Juris Doctor degree
Admission to at least one state (or D.C.) bar 
At least 15 years of legal experience, in positions of responsibility, with work on complicated issues and experience advising decision-makers in high-stakes matters.
Corporate business experience, preferably at a SaaS company
Experience in the health care industry
**Local candidates only** 

Here is the link to apply: https://careers-drfirst.icims.com/jobs/1926/job?mobile=false&width=1185&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Public Interest Consumer Attorney: Predatory Lending, Banking
National Consumer Law Center
Washington, D.C.

The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) is seeking an experienced attorney to work for economic justice for low-income and other disadvantaged communities. As a member of NCLC’s advocacy staff, the attorney will develop and implement strategies that help promote financial stability and asset preservation, combat exploitative practices, and advance racial justice. The position includes research and writing, training and technical assistance, as well as policy and systemic advocacy at both the national and state levels. Some travel is required for meetings, presentations, and conferences.

NCLC is a nonprofit, public interest advocacy organization that seeks to build economic security and family wealth for low-income and other economically disadvantaged people. NCLC is a leading source of legal and public policy expertise on consumer issues for lawyers, federal and state policymakers, consumer advocates, journalists, and front-line service providers. For more information, please see our website at www.nclc.org.

Currently the majority of NCLC’s staff are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This arrangement will continue for the foreseeable future. Ideally this candidate will be based in our Washington, DC Office, but candidates who can work in our Boston office or remotely will be considered.

This position will include significant work focused on ensuring that low-income and vulnerable consumers, communities of color, and other disadvantaged communities are not subject to abusive practices or fraud and have access to safe and fair financial services in the areas of small and medium dollar lending, bank accounts and mobile banking apps, new P2P payment services and other payment systems, and predatory non-mortgage lending. The work will include monitoring developments in financial technology (fintech) and new types of bank charters or bank-fintech partnerships and defending federal and state consumer protection laws against preemption or evasion as financial services evolve. Depending on interest, background, and demands, the attorney may work in a number of other areas of consumer financial protection.

Qualifications
●  Law degree and admission to the bar in at least one state.
●  At least 5 years of legal experience is required.
●  Demonstrated commitment to public interest or consumer law work required.
●  Experience with predatory lending, banking, payments, preemption and/or fintech is highly preferred.
●  Experience or demonstrated interest in policy advocacy work.
●  Excellent writing and analytical skills, including a demonstrated ability to analyze and write about complex legal and public policy issues.
●  Outstanding communication and advocacy skills.
●  The ability to think creatively, be strategic, and exercise good judgment.
●  The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
●  A demonstrated commitment to advocating for equity for low-income and other economically disadvantaged people, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color.

Responsibilities:
●  Research and write on consumer issues for NCLC legal practice manuals and other publications, as well as shorter policy briefs;
●  Write and present regulatory and legislative comments and testimony; meet with and respond to requests from policymakers, other advocacy organizations, industry groups, and the media;
●  Provide legal and technical support to private and civil legal aid lawyers, consumer advocates, and government officials;
●  Lead workshops and training sessions for lawyers and advocates;
●  Develop proactive communication strategies to promote policy goals;
●  Develop and manage advocacy projects;
●  Contribute to fundraising efforts by obtaining grants and contracts;
●  Supervise law students on projects.

Salary:
NCLC pays on a competitive salary scale, commensurate with years of experience. For example, starting annual pay at 5 years is $96,000, 10 years $116,000, 15 years $128,000.

Benefits:
NCLC offers an outstanding benefits package that includes employer-paid medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as pre-tax savings plans, a retirement savings plan with employer contribution, and generous paid time off including holidays, sick time, personal time, parental and family leave, and 4 weeks of vacation per year. Relocation assistance is available for candidates that wish to work in our Washington, DC office.

How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@nclc.org (subject line: Staff Attorney 2021) and complete the online employment application: https://forms.gle/dRirC7GriXckG9f9A
While applications will be considered on a rolling basis, priority consideration will be given to applicants that apply by November 8th, 2021.

Office of Inspector General Attorney
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Springfield, Va. 
 
$93,494/yr - $159,286/yr · Full-time · Mid-Senior level
ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: Office of Inspector General (OIG) Attorneys provide legal advice and representation in furtherance of NGA's mission and OIG's oversight responsibilities in compliance with applicable laws. OIG Attorneys provide leadership and independent, authoritative guidance, interpretations, and recommendations concerning legal strategy. OIG Attorneys ascertain facts, analyze issues, apply legal authorities, render opinions, and advocate Agency and OIG positions. OIG Attorneys work cooperatively with others within the office, the Agency, the Intelligence Community (IC), and the U.S. Government, and act as the OIG legal liaison with the IG and ICIG community. OIG Attorneys perform legal research and writing, counsel clients, and coordinate between OIG and the Office of General Counsel (OGC) on matters before legal fora. These attorneys review and provide legal advice and concurrence on audit, inspection, and investigation reports, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act responses.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) serves as the world leader in providing timely, relevant, accurate and actionable geospatial intelligence (GEOINT). NGA's civilian, military and contract personnel evaluate imagery, maps, charts, multiple layers of foundation data - such as terrain, elevation and gravity - and the full spectrum of visible and invisible light in order to help users visualize what is happening at a particular place and time. Our intelligence officers go beyond describing 'what, where and when' to revealing 'how and why.' our work enables decision advantage for our policymakers, warfighters, intelligence professionals and first responders. 
The Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Counsel (OIGC) seeks a highly qualified attorney to serve as the Deputy Counsel to the Inspector General (IG). The Deputy Counsel Assists the Chief Counsel to the IG in providing legal advice to the IG, Deputy IG and the Assistant IGs (AIG) for Investigations, Inspections and Audits. Provides legal advice to the investigative staff and provides authoritative expertise in legal matters to ensure NGA OIG accomplishes its mission in compliance with applicable laws. 
The Deputy Counsel interacts and maintains effective relationships with NGA officials and its Office of General Counsel, officials and attorneys of other Intelligence Community Inspector General's offices, the Department of Defense Inspector General office, and other U.S. Government Inspector General offices; Department of Justice (DoJ) attorneys; legislative aides; and members of the public as needed. 
-- Participates in investigations and reviews correspondence and other written products produced by the OIGI staff to ensure legal sufficiency. Analyzes and recommends solutions to difficult legal and factual issues. Participates, in consultation with Chief Counsel, in policy and procedural determinations that affect OIGI operations. In consultation with the Chief Counsel, the Deputy Counsel will manage and oversee OIG responses to all requests under the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act. 
-- The Deputy Counsel will also conduct original legal research, involving difficult problems of law by examining Federal and state statutes, Executive Orders, court decisions, legislative hearings and committee reports and by analyzing factual, technical, and legal issues in support of OIGI activities. Communicates orally and in writing with attorneys and non-attorneys on legal matters. The Deputy Counsel also performs other duties as assigned. 
-- This position may be eligible for an INCENTIVE: selected candidates may be offered an incentive as part of the offer of employment, based on budget availability. To receive the incentive, selected candidates must be eligible under 5 CFR Part 575 upon issuance of the Final Offer Letter. Changes in federal employment status prior to issuance of the Final Offer Letter may affect eligibility. Incentive recipients sign a service agreement depending on the approved amount or duration of the incentive. If the employee leaves before the end of the service agreement, the employee may be required to repay a pro rata share amount of the incentive to the government. 
Additional Application Requirement: You may be asked to complete one or more assessments in addition to the application you submit on this website as part of your application to NGA. These assessments may include but are not limited to: 

1) Online questionnaires or assessments that require you to describe your job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, or other characteristics that are aligned with the mandatory and desirable qualifications of this job posting. The information you provide in this application you submit must support the response you provide to this questionnaire. You will receive an email to describe any additional assessments required. Please monitor your emails and complete any required assessments as soon as possible.
MANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online applications must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement: 
Demonstrated ability to manage legal workload that supports investigations and other critical Office of Inspector General activities. 
Demonstrated ability to evaluate pertinent facts; research, analyze and apply laws, rules, and regulations; and execute legal strategies. 
Demonstrated ability to provide timely, accurate, and practical legal advice to enable an organizational mission consistent with applicable laws. 
Demonstrated experience collaborating with others (i.e. clients and colleagues) to enable effective and proactive resolution of legal and policy matters. 
Demonstrated understanding and/or exposure to administrative law matters including human relations policies, procedures and programs, administrative law, litigation, fiscal law, ethics, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and Privacy Act matters. 
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Juris Doctorate degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. -AND- LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: Must be a member in good standing of a bar of a U.S. state or territory, the District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Here is the link to apply: https://apply.intelligencecareers.gov/job-description/20220004