Stand Together

  • Law Clerk

    ID (external)
    2019-4343
    Category
    Legal
    Location
    US-VA-Arlington
  • Overview

    The Law Clerk will be an integral part of Stand Together's Legal team, supporting the attorneys working for all of the organizations within our vast community! The Law Clerk will assist in legal projects on varied subjects (including significant research and writing projects) that include contracts, general corporate matters, election and campaign finance, employment, tax, and intellectual property. The Law Clerk will be able to take advantage of certain education and networking opportunities made available to interns.

     

    The ideal candidate should be passionate about a commitment to equal rights, openness, a culture of mutual benefit, and breaking down barriers that stand in the way of a better life, community, and society.

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Research and writing, including contract drafting and review
    • Assistance with compliance matters, including but not limited to, tax, election, and employment law
    • Assistance with litigation matters as necessary
    • Completing and filing various forms required by federal and state governments
    • Performing other tasks and special projects to assist the legal team as needed

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, occasionally under strict deadlines
    • Strong written communication skills
    • Integrity, humility, and an entrepreneurial attitude
    • Positive, goal-oriented outlook
    • Willingness to learn and provide assistance as necessary
    • At least one year of law school is required

    Please include 1-2 writing samples or a link to your portfolio with your application

     

    About Us

     

     

    Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference. 

     

    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

     

    Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 

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