Corporate Counsel

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Updated: April 20, 2018
Job ID: 213494
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking an Corporate Counsel with a minimum of three years of relevant experience for the in-house legal department at its Bethesda, Maryland headquarters.      


  1. Serves as legal advisor to HJF and provides authoritative counsel on many diverse and complex areas.
  2. Reviews many forms of agreements.
  3. Participates in investigational projects and researches legal questions.
  4. Provides input on Foundation programs and collaborations.
  5. Guides the formation and revision of administrative and operating policies and procedures.
  6. Completes other projects as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Experience in federal grants and contracts, subcontracting, commercial contracts, ethics and compliance, technology transfer and licensing, clinical trials, international law, or employment law.
  2. Excellent analytical and writing skills.
  3. Must be able to work independently and in teams.
  4. Must demonstrate ability to prioritize, be proactive, resolve conflicts, meet deadlines, follow through on assignments and be a team player.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  Law degree from an accredited law school.

Minimum Experience:  3 to 5 years of relevant experience.

Required Licenses, Certification, or Registration:  Bar membership.

Work Environment:  Office environment. 

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.