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Staff Attorney

Posted by
Tunnel to Towers Foundation
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Staten Island, NY
New
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Published 28 days ago

The mission of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is to honor the sacrifice of firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. We also honor our military and first responders who continue to make the supreme sacrifice of life and limb for our country.

The Staff Attorney will work within our legal department and provide legal guidance on various matters as well as support the Department as needed.


Duties and responsibilities

Have a knowledge of a general practitioner with strong ability to review, draft, and negotiate contracts; experience in real estate, trust, and employment law as well as intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks, licensing); and an understanding of the non-profit sector. The Staff Attorney will draft and review contracts; work collaboratively with the team to address organizational wide legal needs; engage outside relationships with counsel; and assist in ensuring compliance of laws and regulations (federal and all states, where applicable).

The Staff Attorney must possess the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and contribute to the positive working environment of the Foundation. The candidate will have excellent communication and writing skills, high ethical standards, be able to multitask and manage concurrent projects, thrive in a fast paced environment, and be able to interact within different levels of the organization and external organizations.


Qualifications

• Minimum 2-3 years legal experience

• J.D. from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA)

• Admission to the New York Bar

• Possess a keen attention to detail.

• Ability to prioritize workload, and handle sensitive information.

• Well organized and multi-task in a smart and timely fashion. 

• Strong leadership skills.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written


* Required to work on site in Staten Island, New York.


Kindly email a cover letter along with your resume to t2t.resume@tunnel2towers.org

Please also include the job listing title in the email subject.


Working conditions

Special Working conditions may include: a change in days worked, shift hours, and/or working conditions (outdoors or other locations) when participating and assisting in special events such as: NYC Tunnel to Towers Run, golf outings, and other fundraising events, as required.


The mission of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation is to honor the sacrifice of firefighter Stephen Siller who laid down his life to save others on September 11, 2001. We also honor our military and first responders who continue to make the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    J.D. Required

Benefits

403 (b), 403(b) matching, Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Health insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Vision insurance

403 (b), 403(b) matching, Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Health insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Vision insurance

Location

On-site
2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306, USA

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