USC's Office of the General Counsel provides legal services to USC and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates.Â
Currently, we are seeking a Graduate Legal Fellow for a one (1) year fixed-term opportunity to work directly in the Office of the General Counsel.
This position is open to 2020 law school graduates and will be responsible for providing legal support services to university clients on the University Park and Health Sciences campuses, including contract workflow management and processing, contract review and drafting, legal research as well as other legal matters based on client needs.Â Types of contracts include purchase of goods or services, institutional affiliation, clinical placements, intellectual property licensing as well as other areas, including contracts that support the universityâs health care operations.Â Â Perform legal and other research in support of various issues and inquires as they arise.Â Work with supervising attorneys in conducting diligence and servicing clients on various matters.Â
Qualities Desired in a Candidate:
Strong academic record desired.Â
Excellent communication and writing skills.Â
Diligence and timeliness.Â
Professional attitude and demeanor when dealing with clients and office staff.Â
Respects confidentiality and sensitive information.
Interest or experience in health care law is a plus.
Please include cover letter and resume with GPA and be able to provide a writing sample upon request.
Please note: this is a one (1) year fixed-term opportunity open to 2020 law school graduates.
As a USC employee, you will enjoy excellent benefits and perks, and you will be a member of the Trojan Family â the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work.Â If you have what it takes to join our team, we invite you to apply!
Minimum Education:J.D.Minimum Experience: 1 YearMinimum Field of Experience: J.D. and up to one (1) year of legal experience. Experience in business transactions, contract drafting and review desired, but resourcefulness and motivation are highly valued. Superior legal research and writing skills and excellent interpersonal skills. Knowledge of relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Internal Number: REQ20094242
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.