Immediate opening for a two-year fixed term attorney in the Office of the General Counsel at Stanford University. This is a part-time University Counsel position at 50% FTE.
The position reports directly to the Vice President and General Counsel with day-to-day direction from the Senior University Counsels at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.
This attorney would be responsible for providing legal counsel to SLAC management. The attorney would preferably have a familiarity with federal government contracts law, including procurement and business law compliance with a government-approved procurement system. In addition, the attorney may provide guidance regarding the following matters: the management of government-owned facilities and equipment/personal property; compliance with DOE-specific health, safety, and security requirements; government audits or hotline reports; export control compliance; compliance with federal and state environmental laws and regulations; personal injury/property damage and other tort claims; construction contracting; non-disclosure agreements; trademark law; and other areas of law as necessary.
The position requires discretion, flexibility, and the ability to understand and manage projects with competing interests in a constantly changing, cutting-edge environment. Must be able to work independently, while also partnering and working with outside counsel and other staff attorneys.
Applicants should have at least 3 years’ experience in many of the areas mentioned above, and be a member of the California Bar or able to become one shortly.
Requirements include excellence in academic credentials, writing, analytical and communication skills as well as good judgment and a practical approach to solving legal problems. Applicants must be comfortable with technology, committed to teamwork, responsive and have a proven record of providing the highest quality client service.
***The final candidate will need to successfully pass a background check to be considered for this position.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
To be considered for this position, please apply directly on Stanford’s career site, requisition 75273: