Assistant/Associate General Counsel

The University of Minnesota’s Office of the General Counsel is seeking a lawyer to advise and represent academic departments and business units in commercial transactions, including contracts involving the University’s purchase, sale, lease or license of goods or services, and in asserting and resolving related disputes.  The transactional lawyers in the office generally advise the University on an array of business matters, spanning diverse areas of law, such as intellectual property, international regulations, health law and academic grants and research.  The successful candidate should be equipped and open to handling various transactional matters as the attorney’s career develops.  Depending on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications, the hire will be for an assistant or an associate general counsel.  The required qualifications include a Juris Doctorate granted by an ABA accredited law school; admission to and good standing in the State Bar of Minnesota or eligible for prompt admission; and five or more years’ experience advising clients on commercial transactions.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The University provides an excellent benefits package, including a variety of tax-deferred savings and retirement programs.  Online applications only.

 For more information and to apply online, go to:   employment.umn.edu (enter Job Opening ID# 315157)

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Office of the General Counsel
360 McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

612-624-4100 (phone)
612-626-9624 (fax) ogcweb@umn.edu

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