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Legal Associate | Summer 2024

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Summary Working under the direct supervision of an assigned Associate General Counsel and/or the Deputy General Counsel, the Legal Associate is responsible for conducting legal research and performing legal tasks related to all matters arising within the JAX Legal Department. The Legal Associate will gain practical legal experience and insights working for a multi-national company. This opportunity if available to work a hybrid work schedule with onsite availability each week. Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions Conduct legal research and analysis. Draft legal memoranda. Develop employee-facing information materials. Decipher legal issues and present solutions in a succinct written format. Responsible for writing and reviewing various agreements and contracts under mentorship. Other legal, compliance, global mobility, and intellectual property matters as assigned. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Must be an enrolled first-year student at an accredited law school. Must have effective communication and problem-solving skills. Ability to convey important information in clear, concise, and logical terms. About JAX: The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please visit. EEO Statement: The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Job Posting: 1045480

Posted On: Feb 20, 2024

Updated On: Feb 28, 2024

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