Stand Together

Chief Counsel

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We are seeking an entrepreneurial lawyer looking to take on a leadership role in managing the complex legal issues Stand Together faces on a daily basis.


This Chief Counsel role  for Stand Together will be filled by a solutions-oriented and business-minded attorney with significant counseling experience and the ability to lead a 2 to 3-person team that can form a preferred partnership with internal clients throughout the organization.  The position reports directly to the General Counsel.


Your Responsibilities Include

  • Partner with business leaders to understand the risk profile of Stand Together community organizations and provide legal input on  a range of transactional and compliance-related issues
  • Coach, mentor and develop other lawyers and legal teammates focusing on how to contribute the best outcomes for the organization
  • Draft, negotiate, and review contracts on behalf of the organizations
  • Participate in the development of organizational policies, procedures, and programs 
  • Provide staff training and mentoring to in-house clients to continually improve risk awareness and ensure compliance with all laws, regulations, and company policies
  • Leverage expertise (both internal and external) to get the best results for the organization; consistently seeking and sharing knowledge amongst colleagues and teammates


Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

  • 8-10+ years’ experience with an AmLaw200 firm or in-house with a sophisticated corporate client
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school having graduated near top of class
  • Currently licensed in Virginia or able to waive into Virginia bar
  • Supervisory experience with an emphasis on coaching, mentorship and culture
  • Progressive, broad experience in a range of corporate legal issues, with particular value placed in someone with a transactional background (e.g., contract drafting and negotiation, deal work)
  • Quick study who can learn new areas of law and develop a broad-based counseling practice
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Business-minded problem solver; someone who views their role as partnering with business leaders to find solutions


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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