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Managing Counsel-Capital Strategies

University of California

Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel-Litigation and Capital Strategies, the Managing Counsel-Capital Strategies manages construction, land use, and real estate practice areas, as well as providing direct client service. Serves as a resource to subordinates on highly complex legal matters or problems; 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. Acts as liaison with outside legal firms. Represents the organization and oversee outside counsel in certain litigation. Keeps informed on legislation and case law developments affecting overall operations of the University or the construction and land use legal practices. 

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) delivers ethical, timely, efficient and high quality legal services to the University of California ten campuses, five medical centers, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as well as to the Board of Regents, the President, the Chancellors and other officers of the University. Its services include prosecuting and defending litigation, drafting and negotiating agreements, providing advice, counsel and interpretation of laws, regulations and policies, and assisting with development of effective compliance and risk mitigation strategies to facilitate the University's complex operations.

This position requires a J.D. from an accredited law school and a member, in good standing, of the California Bar Association, and 12 or more years of relevant construction, land use, or real estate practice experience (or in a related field) after receiving law degree. Exceptional candidates with less than twelve years' experience are encouraged to apply.

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