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Senior Attorney, Corporate Services

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The Nature Conservancy | Arlington, VA
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The Nature Conservancy


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Published 21 days ago

March 5, 2020

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

 

Position Summary

The Senior Attorney provides legal services on complex matters for assigned programs. Ensures that transactions and activities are legally sound and consistent with the Conservancy’s mission, authority, policies, and procedures. Clearly articulates complex legal concepts and options to assigned programs. The Senior Attorney provides customer-focused legal services and advises assigned programs and/or Business Units on intricate matters and specialized legal topics. The Senior Attorney will work along with the Corporate Services Legal Team to provide legal support to departments such as External Affairs, Development, Marketing, Finance and IT.

 

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Juris Doctorate or equivalent and license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction.
  • 5 years relevant legal experience or at least 3 years relevant legal experience coupled with assumption of significant responsibilities for a geographic area or subject matter expertise.
  • Experience negotiating complex, transactions and agreements.
  • In-house experience and/or law firm experience advising sophisticated clients with global presence.
  • Experience developing, directing, managing multiple projects and implementing strategic program goals.
  • Experience supervising staff such as paralegals and administrative staff.
  • Solid experience advising tax-exempt organizations.
  • Fluency in foreign language(s) such as: Portuguese, Spanish, Mandarin and Bahasa.
  • Working knowledge of current trends in relevant discipline and strong legal research skills.
  • Experience working across cultures.

  

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# in the keyword search. The deadline to apply is March 5, 2020 by 11:59 PM EST. Submit a resume and cover letter (BOTH REQUIRED) separately using the upload buttons in a PDF Format. Please DO NOT use the resume copy & paste feature, unless you experience technical difficulties with uploading. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally. New opportunities are posted daily!

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required

Location

4245 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203

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