General Legal Counsel

The Executive Leadership Institute is a premier executive membership organization and business forum. The goal of the Institute is to connect members, providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange & world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the broader business community.

The General Counsel is the organization’s chief legal advisor, responsible for overseeing the organization’s legal affairs, including its in-house corporate affairs, its government relations and policy initiatives, and its direct legal services program.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee and advise on matters of corporate governance, finance, contracts, insurance, risk management, real estate, and employment matters;
  • Advise board members, directors, senior management and other staff on legal issues relating to programmatic affairs, including legislative and regulatory issues affecting the organization;
  • Oversee organization’s internal policy development;
  • Monitor and manage any litigation, including responding to subpoenas and working with outside counsel;
  • Participate in the ongoing strategic planning process as an integral member of the senior management team;
  • Serve as a liaison with community leaders, including government officials and administrators;
  • Oversee the organization’s direct legal services program for domestic violence victims;
  • Develop and oversee internship programs
  • Oversee and develop relationships with pro bono attorneys ; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the President.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 3 years of legal experience as a licensed attorney with admission to the Georgia State Bar;
  • Senior managerial and executive experience, preferably in nonprofit, public policy or government;
  • Strong legal, analytical, administrative, and written and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse team;
  • Ability to work independently, assess priorities, take initiative, handle multiple assignments, and meet deadlines.
Reference :
ELI_NPI_S15_783726
Contract :
Non Paid Institute Officer
Experience :
Qualified Individual
Studies level :
Qualified Individual
Wage :
NP
Working place :
ATLANTA - Georgia
Working duration :
2 Years
Job beginning on :
08/31/2015
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