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General Counsel #27557

General Counsel

Salary: $150K - $180K

10 years of non-profit law experience required

A non-profit business management consulting firm in Boston is looking to hire a General Counsel to direct and oversee their legal department. By providing legal counsel and advising on policy issues impacting the organization and the sector, in this role you will be responsible for ensuring the firm’s ongoing risk management.


  • General Counsel will provide legal advice on all matters related to the firm’s governance, business structure, operations and strategy
  • Serve as the primary legal advisor to the firm’s CEO, board, senior staff and fiscally sponsored organizations
  • Develop, oversee and manage all aspects of the firm’s risk management by providing legal research and guidance in addition to ensuring regulatory, contract and compliance policies and processes are updated and implemented
  • Serve as the lead negotiator and manage all firm matters including incident management and investigations
  • Monitor and manage any litigation including responding to subpoenas and working with outside counsel
  • Review, negotiate and oversee approvals of new and renewed insurance policies in collaboration with the CFO
  • Manage IP portfolio and advise the firm and fiscally sponsored organizations on Intellectual Property issues
  • Serve as the firm’s lead resource on public policy and policies impacting the nonprofit sector



  • Law Degree from an accredited law school
  • Active license to practice law in Massachusetts
  • 10 years of non-profit law experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and enterprise systems
  • Strong exposure and knowledge of Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Strong knowledge of commercial contracts related to non-profits
  • Expert in Risk Management and extensive exposure in providing legal advice regarding day to day business operations within the non-profit sector
  • Knowledge of litigation

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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