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CONTACT: Locate this job posting at:; Requisition ID No. 26234BR, Assoc General Counsel under Staff Positions, External Applicants

Job Description:  The Associate General Counsel is responsible for providing a high level of professional legal service by representing and advising the Arizona Board of Regents and Arizona State University on a broad range of issues including intellectual property, licensing (including software), business law, education law,  procurement law, public law, knowledge and research enterprise development, and other legal matters. This position will concentrate primarily on supporting ASU's business activities, particularly online education including delivery and regulatory matters.  Provides advice relating to online education, intellectual property, licensing, complex business transactions global operations and other local, state, federal and ABOR regulations or policies impacting Arizona State University. Assists with the development of educational training programs for administrators, faculty, and staff. Interacts regularly with senior level administration and with state, local, and federal regulatory offices. Manages a significant and varied workload including working on multiple unrelated matters concurrently and completing complex projects both independently and with direction.  Utilizes excellent judgment and discretion as well as exceptional integrity and research and communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:  J.D. or L.L.B. degree from an ABA accredited law school and six (6) years of experience as a practicing attorney, including experience in the primary practice area(s) designated by the Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Must be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Arizona within twelve (12) months of hire.

Desired Qualifications: 

·        Experience in the active practice of law which is current and continuous and with a focus in transactional law, and includes demonstrated knowledge of intellectual property and regulatory law. (6 years)

·        Experience in working in a diverse and complex environment; structuring, negotiating, and drafting complex transactions and agreements relevant to a complex public research university as a licensed attorney with active practice;

  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of legal issues associated with a complex and entrepreneurial public university, and of applicable laws and regulations; 
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills;

·        Evidence of being licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona or eligible for admission to the State Bar of Arizona or registration as in-house counsel in Arizona with admission or registration to occur no later than 12 months from date of hire.

Close Date: 30-September-2016, 3:00PM Arizona time

To Apply: For a complete position description and application instructions, please visit:  Requisition ID No. 26234BR, Assoc General Counsel under Staff job opportunities, External applicant


Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Number of Vacancy: 1
Job Location: Arizona State University
Salary: $na/year