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OGC Meloy Law Fellow

OGC Meloy Law Fellow

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US-NY-New York
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Band 52
Office of General Counsel (WS1847)
Office of General Counsel

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Position Summary

The OGC Meloy Law Fellow is a competitive one year position for a recent law school graduate or junior attorney interested in one-year assignment with non-profit organization.  The OGC Meloy Law Fellow will assist attorneys in the Office of General Counsel with conducting factual and legal research, drafting litigation papers, assisting in the negotiation and drafting of agreements, advising with respect to University policies and other assignments. The OGC Meloy Law Fellow will have the opportunity to assist attorneys in all practice areas of the Office of General Counsel, including Intellectual Property, Litigation, Labor & Employment, Global, Corporate, Student Affairs, Real Estate, Trusts & Estates, and Non-profit & Tax.  This is a non-renewable appointment for one academic year.. Provide advice to the University and University officials in matters relating to city, state and federal law and regulations. Research laws, prepare briefs, complaints, answers, conduct pre-trial discovery and prepare pre-trial discovery documents. Assist in the negotiation and drafting agreements. Provide advice, counsel and research regarding international legal issues. Provides legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations and privileges of the organization. Represents the organization to customers, suppliers, competitors and government agencies. Provides resolution of business or technical issues by identifying legal solutions and recommending a course of action. Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits. Provides a full range of legal advice and services. Responsibilities are within the Legal Function as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines. This position is for one calendar year, commencing September 1, 2018.


Preference will be given to applications submitted by Friday, December 15, 2017.



Juris Doctor degree from ABA-accredited law school. Excellent academic record and commitment to practicing in the field of nonprofit law; position designed for recent law school graduate or junior attorney interested in one-year assignment with non-profit organization. Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent research skills; ability to work with diverse personnel; excellent interpersonal skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated interest in or experience with higher education institutions and/or non-profit organizations.

Additional Information

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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