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Attorney

Microsoft Corporation
Washington, D.C.

Job number 780785
 
The Microsoft Corporate, External and Legal Affairs (CELA) department has an immediate opening for a dynamic, motivated and experienced attorney to support our U.S. Regulated Industries (USRI) business.  USRI focuses on Government, Financial Services, and Health/Life Sciences customers.  This role will primarily focus on providing transaction and compliance support in the Government segment.  The role is based in the Washington, DC. area, though other locations may be considered for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:
     Transaction and Compliance Support
     Draft, negotiate and advise business clients relative to complex cloud computing deals, strategic alliances, software licensing, consulting services, product support, and other agreements with USRI customers and partners
     Develop and support compliance programs, systems, processes and training appropriate for a world-class cloud service provider to governments and highly-regulated industries
     Orchestrate issues and input from multiple stakeholders to drive deal closure
Help localize and develop model standard agreements and clauses for future USRI deals
     Coordinate legal matters handled by external counsel for large USRI deals and compliance-related projects

Strategy Development:
     Provide strategic advice on newly emerging information technology business and government contracting models, including Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), CRADAs, and OTAs
     Provide strategic advice and guidance on rapidly changing privacy, data security, cyber-security and other regulatory issues impacting US government customers and large regulated industries

Minimum Qualifications:
     JD degree from an accredited US law school with excellent academic credentials
     Admission to and in good standing with the state bar of at least one U.S. state
     At least 5 years of relevant transactional experience gained in-house or at a law firm
     Strong analytical, writing and oral communication skills
     Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and PowerPoint

Ideal experience:
     History of negotiating complex information technology agreements with governments and highly regulated industries
     Knowledge of and practical experience with FAR, DFARS, commercial item procurement, cybersecurity, ITAR, Trade Agreements Act, national security, small business set asides and small business subcontracting, and other unique US Government requirements
     Experience and knowledge in transactions pertaining to intellectual property rights
     Demonstrated project management skills
     Background in complex mergers and acquisitions transactions
     Proficiency in advising on data protection issues and privacy laws
     Understanding of advanced technologies including artificial intelligence and blockchain
     National security clearance

Desired personal attributes:
     Highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced sales environment with minimal supervision
     "Team player" who enjoys partnering with cross-functional teams to solve complex issues in a highly-matrixed environment
     Service-oriented individual who addresses business requests for legal advice promptly and crisply
     Demonstrates sound judgment in ambiguous situations
     Understands business issues and has a pragmatic, customer-focused orientation
     Inquisitive and curious - enjoys learning new technical concepts, tackling cutting-edge legal issues and thrives on change

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. Microsoft is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

Here is the link to apply: ​https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/login

Attorney Advisor

U.S. Bureau of Prisons
Washington, D.C.

Salary: $64,990 to $138,572
Minimum one year of experience

The candidate will have the responsibility of litigating cases before administrative judges at the MSPB, EEOC, FLRA, as well as other forums. Will have the opportunity to be directly involved in the preparation of Federal District Court trials. Must have a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have 1 year post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience. Prior experience in labor and employment discrimination and/or general litigation is highly desired. 

Application Deadline: Friday, March 6, 2020.
Submit a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, resume, preferred duty location, and a writing sample.

Hiring Coordinator
USDOJ Federal Bureau of Prisons
320 First Street, N.W.
Room 948
Washington, DC 20534

Here is a link to apply: https://www.lawcrossing.com/job/id-e9640a98b735e2f8b6dcd1e89bacc476?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

Energy Associate Attorney

Alchemy Legal
Washington, D.C.

National law firm’s Energy and Utilities industry group is seeking an associate with 2-3 years of energy regulatory and litigation experiences for our Washington, DC office. Specifically, we are interested in candidates with regulatory experiences before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state public utility commissions and related litigation over those matters. The candidate must have strong academic credentials, writing skills, and oral communication skills. Admission to the District of Columbia Bar is preferred. We offer the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment on diverse assignments in all areas of energy regulation and litigation. They pay “big firm” rates. Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere. To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations. 

To apply, contact Phillip Prodehl, Alchemy Legal, email: pprodehl@alchemylegalrecruiting.com


Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA)

Attorney, Office of Legal Programs
Washington, D.C.

Job Reference Number: 20-EOUSA-10717074-EX

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you!  With a diverse and talented workforce over 100,000 men and women.  Justice leads the National in ensuring the protection of all Americans while perserving their constitutional freedoms.  You can be a part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.

Initial appointment is conditioned upon a satifactory preemployment adjudication.  This includes fingerprint, credit and tax checks, and drug testing.  In addition, continue employment is subject to a favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html. Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified individuals from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.

This position serves as the National Security/Cyber Crime Coordinator within the Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA). The office provides the United States Attorneys' offices (USAOs) with legal and programmatic guidance and support in numerous program areas, including national security and cyber crime and also assists in the development and dissemination of policy that represents the overall goals of the Department, the USAOs, and EOUSA. Duties include:

- Serve as the principal EOUSA subject matter expert on all matters pertaining to national security and cyber crime.
-Advise, assist, and collaborate with EOUSA, the USAOs, the Terrorism and National Security Subcommittee and the Cyber Subcommittee of the Attorney General Advisory Committee, the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, the Office of Legal Policy, the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division (CCIPS), the National Security Division (NSD), and other Department components. Recent areas of effort have included support for drone prosecutions, the China Initiative, and expanding forensic digital analysis, among others.
-Provide guidance and feedback on legal questions, program management, policy initiatives, legislative proposals, and the need for changes in operations and polices nationwide.
-Assist in planning training for AUSAs and Department attorneys.

Required Qualifications: 
(1) J.D. Degree [you MUST include transcripts in your application].
(2) Active member of the Bar in any U.S. jurisdiction [you MUST include proof in your application].
(3) At least 4 years post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.
(4) Significant experience related to National Security and Cyber Crime prosecution and/or litigation.

Salary: $142,701-$170,800 Per Year
Travel:  Yes-Occasional
Application Process: 

Please apply via USAJobs at:https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/PrintPreview/559508400.
Application Deadline:  Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Attorney Advisor (Appellate Attorney)

DC Board of Elections - Washington, DC
$102,712 - $133,510 a year

Job Summary
     This position is located in District of Columbia Board of Elections (BOE), Office of the General Counsel.  The agency is responsible for the administration of elections, ballot access, and voter registration. The primary responsibility of this position is serving as a legal representative of the BOE with full responsibility for preparation for BOE administrative hearings and proceedings before the local and federal courts of the District of Columbia, as well as rulemaking and the provision of legal advice with respect to all matters related to the Board’s mission and areas of responsibility.

Duties and Responsibilities:
    Incumbent has responsibility for providing expert legal advice and participating in the development of BOE policies, directives, and procedures concerning BOE administrative matters. Drafting and/or reviewing legal documents, including proposed decisions for recommendation and adoption by the BOE officials who exercise final authority in such matters, court pleadings, regulations, policies and procedures, memoranda, etc., and other documents including but not limited to testimony and responses to queries from the general public, District and federal government entities, and other bodies.  

     Manages all aspects of administrative and judicial proceedings on behalf of the BOE, including research, drafting pleadings, oral argument, etc.  Proposes new legislation and regulations, or proposing reform of existing legislation and regulations, as needed to meet BOE requirements.  Performs thorough and comprehensive legal research on assigned questions of law or policy utilizing myriad methods of research, including texts, online tools, legal databases, etc.  Attends meetings, hearings, and conferences to represent the views of the BOE and to ascertain the development of relevant trends and customs in other jurisdictions as they relate to the BOE’s mission and areas of responsibility.  Develops, coordinaties and executes special projects as assigned by the General Counsel.  

Qualifications and Education:
     Must possess a Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).  At least two (2) years of experience practicing law in area closely related to activity of assigned agency.

Licenses and Certifications:
     Must be an active member in good standing of the District of Columbia Bar or have the ability to waive in and be admitted within 360 days of appointment. An appointee to the Legal Service position shall remain a member in good standing of the District of Columbia Bar during his/her employment in the Legal Service.

     Here is the link to apply: https://careers.dc.gov/psc/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U

Senior Immigration Attorney

Blessinger Legal PLLC
Falls Church, VA 22042
$75,000 - $90,000 a year

     Come join a passionate team that brings positive change to the immigrant community!
     We are a high volume and innovative immigration firm located in Falls Church, Virginia. Our office consists of attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, support staff, and interpreter.
     We are currently looking for an experienced immigration attorney to work as a Senior Attorney in the practice. We strive to recognize and reward those who are driven and deliver results. There is an opportunity for growth and advancement within the firm.
     You will be responsible for representing individuals in Immigration Court as well as before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in family-based petitions and before the Asylum Office. You will meet regularly with clients for consultations, affidavits, and to prepare them for interview before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. At other times, you'll likely be writing briefs or arguments and researching innovative ways to help our clients. Our attorneys also appear in state courts in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia for custody proceedings in conjunction with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

Preferred licenses or certifications: Driver's License, Maryland Bar or Virginia Bar
Required Experience: 3-5 Years working in the Immigration Field

Preferred language: Spanish
Personal Qualifications: 
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects
Highly organized and able to prioritize
Flexible and highly resourceful

How to Apply: 
Please send cover letter, your resume, a list of references, and a writing sample (not more than ten pages). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Do not call in regards to this post. Phone calls will disqualify you from consideration. Here is the link to apply: https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?from=iaBackPress&jk=ccfa42b42db9cd84&tk=1e0ebr51eblr6802

Associate General Counsel

Guidehouse LLP
Washington, D.C.

Guidehouse LLP provides consultancy services. The company offers strategy, management, navigation, technology, and risk management consulting services for the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries.

Responsibilities: Project manage all commercial contract negotiations, renewals and amendments with current and prospective customers, including redlining agreements, negotiating terms via conference call with customers, and synthesizing recommendations to company leadership for decision making purposes. Manage all aspect of RFP submissions including answering client questionnaires, gathering necessary documentation with the business teams for timely submission, registering with various state and local procurement portals as necessary, identifying and remediating potential areas of project risk and escalating as appropriate. Collaborate with the internal Contracts Management team, Deputy General Counsels and outside legal counsel to advance and finalize agreements with customers, track contract compliance and working with business leaders if engagement issues arise. Partner with business leaders, particularly in the State & Local Government segment and the Financial Services Advisory & Compliance segment to create mutual solutions for legal agreements that meet the needs of the customer while minimizing risk to the Company.

Qualifications: JD Degree. 3 years relevant corporate law and contract negotiation experience (commercial contracts, state and local government contracts, non-disclosure agreements, business associate agreements). Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. Desired: Proven ability to distinguish business decisions from legal decisions, and clearly communicate to business leaders. Extremely organized and self-motivated, possessing a strong attention to detail. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to work on a cross functional team to execute on objectives through influence and personal skills. Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deliverables and deadlines each day. Proven ability to partner with internal clients to drive on timely completion of deliverables.

Job ID: 2020-4466

Hiring Coordinator
Guidehouse LLP
1730 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

Here is the link to Apply: https://www.lawcrossing.com/job/id-4a3fa4a3d09d40d4122e520f0ad49ebe utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

In-House Corporate Counsel, Technology and Alliance Transactions

Cognizant
Washington, D.C.

     Cognizant has an immediate opening for a corporate in-house attorney for infrastructure deals with at least 5-10 years combined experience in a top law firm and an in-house legal department. The candidate must have extensive prior experience contracting with clients and vendors (including hardware, software and service vendors) on technology transactions. The ideal candidate must have the ability to work quickly in a fast-paced and global environment to draft, negotiate, and manage complex contracts with limited supervision, should possess excellent communication and organizational skills, and should have prior experiencing training and managing other attorneys. The attorney would be expected to work directly with business account team members. Some travel required.
     Job responsibilities will include:
Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating vendor contracts, alliance and partnership agreements, and pass-through contract terms between vendors and clients.
Negotiating inbound and outbound license agreements governing software, SaaS, and hybrid services.
Advising business teams to ensure legal compliance with applicable regulations and company policies.
Coordinating with various internal stakeholders and advising the business teams on contracting/compliance.
Analyzing and assessing business processes, spotting issues and proposing solutions.
Training and managing attorneys for infrastructure deals.
Driving processes and efficiencies across the CIS and commercial contract teams.
     You will have the following qualifications:
Licensed attorney with a minimum of 5+ years’ expertise in technology transactions, preferably with both large law firm and in-house experience;
Prior exposure to IT sourcing from OEMs is a major plus;
Experience in a wide variety of contract drafting and negotiations, preferably representing a client without significant contracting leverage;
Exposure to master service agreements, and various deployment models relative to software and technology services (on premises, managed services, software-as-a-service, public/private cloud arrangements), system integration, or other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, privacy, indemnity, and liability issues.
Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment, prioritize work, and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations across multiple time zones;
Enjoy working in a rapidly changing and diverse environment and comfortable navigating through ambiguous situations.
Commitment to promoting an ethical workplace culture and supporting compliance processes and programs.

Job ID: 00036608801
Hiring Coordinator
Cognizant
700 13th Street, NW
Suite 310
Washington, DC 20005

Here is the link to apply: https://www.lawcrossing.com/job/id-cfdaf32d075bc3187273429be97ba8ff?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center - Housing Attorney 

D.C. Bar

Public Interest Job
Minimum 2 years of experience required

The D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center has an opening for a Housing Attorney to help staff our growing housing law practice. The primary role of this position is to staff the D.C. Right to Housing Initiative (Initiative), including the Housing Right to Counsel Project. This attorney is the primary staff person on the Initiative that works to plan and administer legal clinics and other projects for the Pro Bono Center to deliver pro bono legal information, advice and representation to low-income individuals in the District of Columbia. This position reports to the Managing Attorney (MA) who oversees the housing law practice.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works to recruit and mobilize pro bono attorneys to participate in the Initiative, including the Housing Right to Counsel Project, to represent low-income tenants facing eviction in the District of Columbia. Works in close collaboration and partnership with the other legal services providers on the Initiative. In collaboration with project partners, delivers subsidized housing trainings to attorneys and legal assistants participating in the Initiative. Develops, selects and compiles training and other resource materials. Collaborates with other Managing Attorneys to support the Advocacy & Justice Clinic, including review of housing intakes, placement of housing cases with pro bono counsel, mentorship and support of pro bono attorneys and tracking of cases. Works with the MA and others to plan and administer housing law activities and may include some work in other practice areas, such as consumer and/or bankruptcy law. Works with the MA and others on housing grant proposals and maintaining grant compliance. Works as part of the team to plan and administer all aspects of programs for the delivery of pro bono and pro se legal services to individuals, including at the Landlord Tenant Resource Center, Consumer Law Resource Center, Housing Pro Bono Attorney of the Day Project, and Advice & Referral Clinic to include: Providing on-site supervision and substantive support to volunteers. Providing all aspects of administration and operation of clinic programs, including quality control. Formulating scope of legal problems to be covered. Helping design and implement service delivery models to address unmet legal needs. Planning and directing volunteer trainings, preparing training materials and recruiting trainers. Providing support for intake and screening and selecting cases for placement. Recruiting mentors and serving as a resource for volunteer attorneys. Monitoring volunteer caseloads and development of periodic progress reports. Evaluating effectiveness and continued relevance of each delivery model. Plans and administers pro se assistance activities, including developing pro se material, using technology to deliver services and serving as a resource on issues related to other delivery models. Staffs and provides legal support to Pro Bono Center committees to identify emerging issues, develops recommendations and designs and implements new programs and projects to address those needs. Serves as convener and resource for pro bono and public interest advocates. Helps recruit volunteer attorneys and law firms to participate in projects and provide pro bono legal services through the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center and other legal services providers. Provides substantive guidance and training in poverty law areas to volunteer attorneys, law students, paralegals and staff assisting with pro bono projects. Oversees the work of volunteers, paralegals, law students and interns. Provides substantive and programmatic support for clinics and special projects as emerging needs of the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center require. Represents the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center with the court, administrative agencies, other legal services providers and community-based organizations. Assists in the drafting and development of proposals, budgets and other fundraising materials. Drafts reports, articles, memoranda, publications and resource materials. Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. A J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school. A minimum of at least two years related professional work experience in positions of increasing responsibility, including experience handling housing matters. Experience with other areas of the law including consumer, bankruptcy, and/or probate is a plus. Experience with a legal services organization that provides legal services to indigent individuals preferred. 2. An active member of the D.C. Bar. 3. Experience working with volunteers preferred. 4. Strong written and verbal communication skills. 5. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus. 6. Ability to work well with Bar officers, Communities volunteers, other staff, and the public and with minimal supervision. 7. Ability to handle and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.

Here is the link to apply: https://www.lawcrossing.com/job/id-0f1f9d3d6511eac9a87086b5abbc7df7?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

Junior or Mid-Level Attorney - Government Investigations

Hudson Cook, L.L.P.
Washington, DC

Years of Experience: Minimum one year

Practice Area: Government and Government Relations

The candidate will be reviewing documents, preparing documents and other discovery responses for production, and managing all other aspects of the discovery process. It also involves substantive legal research and writing relating to consumer financial services including drafting legal briefs and other memoranda and submissions to government agencies. Should preferably have (i) experience performing the tasks listed above; (ii) demonstrated knowledge of the consumer financial services industry; and (iii) a willingness and ability to contribute to the firm’s business development and marketing needs.

Send resume, law school transcript and a writing sample.

Hiring Coordinator
Hudson Cook, L.L.P.
1020 19th Street, NW
7th Floor
Washington, DC 20036

Here is the link to apply: https://www.lawcrossing.com/job/id-b5ea54fa855f41b1fd0317be1ce0350b?utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic

IP Litigation Associate Attorney

Morrison & Foerster LLP
Washington, D.C., DC, US

Experience: 1 – 3 Years

The IP Litigation practice is growing and we are seeking to expand our team. There is an immediate opening for three IP Litigation Associates, class of 2016-2018.

The ideal candidate will be a high performer with 1 - 3 years of experience with intellectual property matters, including patent and/or trade secret litigation.
For DC candidates, ITC experience is highly valued.
Strong academic credentials in law coursework is highly valued.
A strong work ethic, excellent leadership skills, and action-oriented interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility for client matters.
Outstanding research and analytical skills are imperative.
Undergraduate degree in EE/CS or other technical fields will be considered/valued, but not required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are key.
Sound legal and business knowledge in working on a broad spectrum of cases and counseling clients with respect to ongoing matters.
Admission to a state bar is required, but may be different for the office to which the candidate is applying.

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Attorney

Price Benowitz, LLP
Washington, D.C. 20004

Price Benowitz, LLP is seeking well-established Attorneys with a books of business or practice groups to join our fast-growing team. The 40 attorney firm is a dedicated, mission driven group of professionals with Class-A office space in Washington, DC and satellite offices throughout Maryland and Virginia. Price Benowitz has a “best-in-class” mentality, and strives to promote each individual lawyer through award winning marketing. Price Benowitz provides nationally recognized intake as well as accounting and administrative support. The firm invests in the success and growth of each attorney through individually tailored business plans and coaching. This is a perfect opportunity to join a firm with a seasoned team of passionate advocates that are committed to upholding the highest standards of representation and legal excellence.

Job Type: Full-time
Active member of a State Bar (Required)
Benefits: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off

Here is the link to apply: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=attorney&l=Washington%2C%20DC&advn=4138101651049174&vjk=ad74cf669a468592

Tax Credit Associate Attorney

The Midtown Group
Salary: $145,000 to $165,000 annually

A large prominent law firm seeks to hire a Tax Credit Associate Attorney with 2-4 years of experience to join its Real Estate/Transactional Finance Practice in Washington DC.

The ideal candidate will have experience closing transactions utilizing one or more of the following tax benefits: low- income housing tax credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits, new markets tax credits, renewable energy investment tax credits, and opportunity zone investments. • Experience with lending transactions, including tax-exempt financing and government-backed multifamily financing, is a plus. • Successful candidate will be a high performer who can demonstrate superior written and oral communication skills, has excellent academic credentials, possesses good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, is diligent and detail-oriented, and works independently and productively. • This is a great opportunity for an attorney looking to take the next step in their career by joining a dynamic team with growth potential. • Must be admitted to practice in DC (Maryland/Virginia a plus)

Here is the link to apply: https://www.ziprecruiter.com/c/The-Midtown-Group/Job/Tax-Credit-Associate-Attorney/-in-Washington,DC?jid=DQ64907f2388cb02f84d5e1fc14c966be7&utm_campaign=google_jobs_apply&utm_source=google_jobs_apply&utm_medium=organic