Managing Counsel, Business, Finance, and Innovation - Oakland, CA

  • 06 Apr 2021 2:36 PM
    Message # 10280533
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel of Business Transactions, Finance, and Innovation (BFI), this Managing Counsel position oversees the expansion of technology assets, investing in and further developing the University’s opportunities, and supporting global partnerships. The Managing Counsel understands that UC is a large, complex organization with many clients. The Managing Counsel will supervise teams of in-house counsel and provide direct client service to carry out UC's organizational philosophy to provide the best possible services in support of its mission: teaching, research and public service. The position serves as a resource to subordinates on highly complex legal matters or problems in the assigned practice areas; advises and renders opinions to senior management with respect to the legal implications of establishing or changing policy; works with representatives of the campus on developing and modifying practices and procedures to conform with legal requirements; and, leads and/or supports administrative or management initiatives within UC Legal.

    The Managing Counsel:

    • Assists the Deputy General Counsel of BFI in the day-to-day operations of the practice group and the development of its strategic plans and budgets;
    • Serves as a member of the OGC leadership team;
    • Provides direct supervision over lawyers working in the Oakland UC Legal office and leads recruitment and retention efforts;
    • Has significant responsibility in several of the substantive legal areas described in the Key Responsibilities; and
    • Supports and leads development and implementation of the practice group's efforts to effectively manage use of legal resources, including oversight of outside counsel.

    By practicing UC Legal's established Values for Principles of Community, all team members are expected to promote diversity and maintain a collaborative and supportive workplace that is respectful of differences, and committed to fairness and diversity in all interactions, both within and outside the team.

    To learn more, and to apply, visit their job page.

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