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General Commercial/Contracts, Non-Profit Associations
Major, Lindsey & Africa has partnered with the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, to find its General Counsel. ALDF, founded in 1979 by attorneys active in shaping the emerging field of animal law, blazes the trail for stronger enforcement of anti-cruelty laws and more humane treatment of animals in every corner of American life.
ALDF seeks an attorney with 10+ years of broad-based legal experience and prior service as a General Counsel for a complex non-profit organization. Prior in-house or non-profit experience, strong academic credentials, and a deep commitment to ALDF’s mission required. The successful candidate will lead the internal legal function of a growing non-profit dedicated to defending the welfare of animals via the legal system; and will advise the organization’s management and board on all legal matters related to the non-profit’s operation.
Compensation: Competitive package commensurate with experience.
Location: Remote orCotati, CA
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Bar: Must be a member in good standing of one state bar.
Internal Number: 112711
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
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