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Assistant General Counsel

Location: San Francisco, CA

Description

THE POSITION

The Brattle Group is seeking to retain an Assistant General Counsel to join its Legal team, and support the firm in our San Francisco office.  Reporting to the General Counsel, this position will be primarily responsible for providing legal support on issues arising from the firm’s commercial activities.  Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Structure, draft, review, provide advice on, and negotiate a wide variety of complex contracts including master services agreements, engagement letters, protective orders, non-disclosure agreements, licenses, and other legal documents for the firm and its foreign subsidiaries;
  • Provide general legal support for corporate activities as needs arise, including in such areas as copyright and insurance;
  • Assist with the maintenance of the firm’s contract files;
  • Assist with identification of potential conflicts of interest and provision of advice on possible options for resolution;
  • Act as liaison with outside counsel when such assistance is required;
  • Review Legal Assistants’ work and provide associated direction;
  • Handle miscellaneous special assignments of a confidential nature.

THE CANDIDATE

This position requires strong organizational, collaboration, and time management skills, as well as the ability to handle numerous time-sensitive projects and deliverables simultaneously.  The ideal candidate will possess:

  • J.D. degree, with exceptional academic record, from a fully accredited law school and an active license, in good standing, to practice law in at least one state;
  • At least three (3) years of litigation and/or general legal experience;
  • A hands-on philosophy for both large and small tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced office environment handling multiple tasks and demands concurrently;
  • Ability to operate independently, exercise appropriate judgment, discretion, and confidentiality;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills and ability to articulate clear and concise positions.

Evening work as well as occasional travel may be required.

THE PACKAGE

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K/profit sharing, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and internal professional development and training programs, designed to reward success at all levels. Details regarding compensation will be based on the successful candidates’ knowledge, skills, and experience.

In order to be considered for this position, please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume.

The Brattle Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled




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The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer. As such, it adheres to an employment policy which prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on race, color, creed, religion, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, height, weight, domestic partner status, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or HIV status (AIDS/HIV status), sexual orientation, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other legally impermissible factor. Additionally, The Brattle Group complies with all applicable state and federal employment laws.

The Brattle Group is also an Affirmative Action employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Furthermore, in order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act (JVA) of 2002, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact +1.202.955.5050 (phone) or +1.202.419.3335 (fax) for assistance. Please reference this statement and the position title in your communications.