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Rare Genomics Institute | Los Angeles, CA
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Rare Genomics Institute


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
August 26, 2019
A few hours per week
Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Work remotely with talented peers on a rewarding, nonprofit program. Do good for your community while using your professional expertise.  Work with talented peers on a rewarding non-profit cause related program. The Rare Genomics Institute is making a difference. RG is a nonprofit organization that helps families in need of genome research.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Provide review and assessment of organizational issues and potential clients or programs referred through partnership.
  • Advocate on behalf of the organization on a wide variety of legal issues that may include: business development, legal research, grant review, MOUs, public benefits, medical legal partnerships,  and other issues impacting core functions of the organization.
  • Represent the organization in various forums, including client calls, governmental oversight. Committee meetings, and legal review.
  • Co-counsel with pro bono volunteers to represent clients.
  • Collaborate with Development Staff to meet all relevant grant reporting requirements, including helping compile and interpret data and draft narratives.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  •  Active member of a State Bar in good standing.
  • Willingness to train and work with volunteer attorneys and students (required)
  • Minimum one-to-two years non-profit legal services experience (preferred)
  • Experience in corporate, international development, contract, patent, employment, public benefits, or administrative law (preferred)
  • Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to Rare Genomics mission
  • An experienced leader and legal executive with appropriate legal experience, preferably in the public interest arena.
  • An excellent negotiator who is experienced in contracts both business and union environments
  • A decisive individual who possesses a "big picture" perspective and is well-versed in management systems.


Work remotely with talented peers on a rewarding, nonprofit program. Do good for your community while using your professional expertise.  Work with talented peers on a rewarding non-profit cause related program. The Rare Genomics…

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  • Remote Possible

Location

Los Angeles, CA

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