• Attorney Fellow

    Location US-MA-Brookline
    Job Posted Date 1 month ago(6/15/2018 8:48 AM)
    Job ID
    full time
  • Overview

    The Office of the General Counsel at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is seeking an attorney with approximately 3-4 years experience to join the OGC as an Attorney Fellow for a two-year term.  The Fellowship is designed to introduce the attorney to non-profit and health care legal practice and to provide exposure to the in-house legal setting.  The Dana-Farber Office of General Counsel is a full-service law department consisting of 9 attorneys serving Dana-Farber and its affiliates.  The Fellow will assist senior attorneys in the department and take on his/her own projects in most of the areas handled by the OGC, including health care transactions and regulations, professional staff, patient care, charitable organizations, general corporate, contract review, drafting and negotiation, employment and labor, medical malpractice and commercial litigation, real estate, biomedical research, intellectual property and compliance. 


    Legal research, analysis and advice in most of the areas handled by OGC. Review and draft contracts and policies. Position includes extensive interaction with senior attorneys in the OGC and institutional and medical staff leadership.


    The Attorney Fellow will work both in support of more senior attorneys and independently.


    J.D. required. Approximately 3-4 years experience required, preferably in a law firm, corporate or non-profit setting. Familiarity with health care and charitable institutions preferred. Attorneys looking to build on their current practice by obtaining the experience offered by this fellowship strongly preferred.


    Excellent research, writing, communication and analytical abilities. Computer skills, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Position requires strong attention to detail, discretion, diligence, good judgment and desire to learn.


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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