The OGC Meloy Law Fellow is a competitive one year position for a recent law school graduate interested in a one-year assignment with a 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. Specifically, the OGC Meloy Law Fellow will conduct research and provide legal advice and guidance in a variety of areas to the University including schools, departments, and University administrators; assist attorneys handing litigation, including preparing pleadings and motions and participating in all aspects of discovery; assist in negotiating and drafting agreements; and provide advice, counsel and research regarding international legal issues. This is a non-renewable appointment for one academic year. This position is for one academic year- September 1, 2019 - August 31, 2020.
Required Education Juris Doctor degree from ABA-accredited law school.
Required Experience The OGC Meloy Law Fellow is a competitive one year position for a recent law school graduate interested in a one-year assignment with a non-profit organization. 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.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent research skills; ability to work with diverse personnel; excellent interpersonal skills.
Preferred Experience Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated interest in or experience with higher education institutions and/or non-profit organizations.
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