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Attorney - Commercial Contracts (Temporary/NYC).324

Job Title
Attorney - Commercial Contracts (Temporary/NYC).324

Leading professional organization seeks an Attorney to review commercial contracts.  This is a long-term, temporary position expected to last at least six months (possibly longer) with an hourly rate of $50.  The position will be remote, however, a return to the NYC location is expected when deemed appropriate. 

Primary Duties

Review a broad array of commercial contracts and advise domestic and international clients on a wide range of matters, including structuring, negotiating and drafting a variety of general and specialized agreements necessary for the day-to-day operations of a cutting-edge global science and technology non-profit organization. This position functions as an individual contributor and reports to a senior attorney in the Legal & Compliance Department.  Additional duties include the following:

  • Negotiating directly with external parties and drafting domestic and international commercial, business and operational contracts, and providing advice and counsel with respect to same.
  • Using and modifying standard forms and templates in the marketing, publishing, education, technical conference and membership operations.
  •  Analyzing contractual requirements, special provisions, and legal terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedures.
  • Leading and/or collaborating on additional legal initiatives, as requested, including working on unique projects.
  • Advising clients, working directly with senior managers and suppliers.
  • Managing large volumes of commercial contract review with consistency, accuracy, and attention to detail.
  • Implementing policies and practices of leading non-profit charities, as well as academic and research organizations.


  • Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from a national law school
  • Member in good standing of the New York State bar
  • 3 to 5 years of commercial legal advice, contract drafting, negotiation and review experience
  • Some corporate in-house experience preferred
  • Experience with technology contracts is a plus but not required
  • Gmail and Microsoft Office Suite experience





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