Attorney

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Salary is comparable to public sector legal positions in New York and not commensurate with private practice.

Published

09/27/2018

Address

New York
New York
United States

Description

The Software Freedom Law Center, http://www.softwarefreedom.org/, a New York based not-for-profit legal services organization that provides legal representation and other law-related services to protect and advance Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), seeks a junior attorney passionate about defending software freedom.


The position requires involvement in SFLC's diverse practice, including counseling and advising on copyright and trademark licensing and policy, patent defense, non-profit corporate foundation and management, and some litigation.


In addition, the Attorney will be expected to publish writings and make public presentations on topics relating to software freedom.


A software or computer science related technical background, and familiarity with FOSS strongly preferred. Ideal candidates will already run a completely FOSS machine.

Benefits

An excellent benefits package is provided.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

J.D.

How To Apply

attorneyposition@softwarefreedom.org
http://www.softwarefreedom.org/

Please submit resume and cover letter in a free data format (such as OpenOffice) to attorneyposition@softwarefreedom.org. SFLC is an equal opportunity employer.


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