1. Interprets legal regulations and University policies and procedures. 2. Assists in the handling of administrative and legal proceedings before federal and state agencies and courts. 3. Negotiates, reviews, drafts and interprets contracts. 4. Negotiates and drafts the settlement of claims and/or litigation. 5. Researches and drafts memoranda, opinions and correspondence on legal issues. 6. Represents the University in discussions and negotiations. 7. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Although a broad skill set is desired, candidates with experience in hedge fund formation are preferred. Other areas that are favored: private equity fund formation, securities regulations, and partnership and international tax.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Although a broad skill set is desired, candidates with experience in hedge fund formation are preferred. Other areas that are favored: private equity fund formation, securities regulations, and partnership and international tax.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven ability in basic legal research skills.
Posting Position Title: Associate General Counsel
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability in deal/project management.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Associate General Counsel
Required Skill/ability 1: Prior experience in investment management.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven ability in critical thinking, and oral and written communication.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability in contract review and drafting negotiation.
J.D. and a minimum of 5 years' experience in a related area.
Internal Number: 65425BR
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