The American Cleaning Institute (ACI)

Job Posting: Law Clerk

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SUMMARY PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVE OF POSITION

The Law Clerk position is responsible for supporting the Assistant General Counsel with ACI’s legal-related matters. To be successful in the position, the incumbent must exercise initiative in carrying out the duties of the position, must be a team player, and must possess strong communication and writing skills.

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Juris Doctor Candidate, preferably rising 2L or second semester 1L. Demonstrated work ethic and history of academic success.
  • Ability to multi-task and quickly adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details.
  • Willingness to take initiative while being a team player.
  • Effective communication and legal research and writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint) and video conferencing platforms (including Microsoft Teams and Zoom).

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in reviewing, researching and drafting terms for commercial contracts with various consultants, vendors and partners.
  • Maintain status records pertaining to pending and registered trademarks.
  • Assist legal department in responding to legal-related inquiries across departments and subject matters, prioritizing and escalating issues as needed.
  • Maintain and organize legal files and documents.
  • Conduct standard, first-level legal review of essential Institute documents, including minutes and agendas; correspondence and position papers; public relations information; education documents and other materials as directed.
  • Conduct legal research on various legal matters as needed.
  • Assist in developing training modules for internal staff on legal topics, including compliance and risk management.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Assistant General Counsel.

Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirement to Resumes@CleaningInstitute.org.