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AALAM welcomes postings from its members as well as law firms, corporations, recruiters, and others regarding law-related job opportunities. Posting may be removed after 30 days unless additional time is requested. To post job opportunities, please e-mail a link, PDF, or Word document containing the job information to aalam.info@gmail.com. AALAM reserves editorial control.

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Partners HealthCare - Office of the General Counsel, Attorney Fellowship Position
Posted 4/2/2016

The Office of the General Counsel of Partners HealthCare is seeking a lawyer with two to four years experience to serve a three-year term as a Fellow. The Fellowship is designed to introduce lawyers to non-profit, healthcare and in-house legal practice and is oriented toward general corporate and contracting matters, including clinical services agreements, real estate, biomedical research transactions and other transactional matters.

Experience in the general corporate or health care department of a law office representing large organizations is preferred. Strong academic credentials, writing and interpersonal skills are required.

Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care delivery, research and teaching organization that includes Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital and North Shore Medical Center. The Office of General Counsel, comprised of 25 attorneys, is a full service law department providing legal services to Partners and its affiliates.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: PHSOGCRecruitment@partners.org, with "Attorney Fellow" written in the subject line of the email.  Return to Top

Staples - Contract Specialist
Posted 4/2/2016

Staples seeks a Contract Specialist to support the Legal Team that serves the Staples' commercial contract (business-to-business) divisions in the United States and Canada. This Associate will have direct contact with internal clients and with third parties. Day-to-day responsibilities include reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal terms in sale of goods agreements, services agreements, vendor agreements, and RFPs. The Contract Specialist will also solve problems and respond to questions concerning Staples' policies, contract assignments, non-disclosure agreements, contract structure, and interpretation of contract terms under the supervision of counsel. Additionally, this Associate will be responsible for matter intake and will assist with legal research and project management.


  • Review, revise, restructure and draft contracts (often on third party paper) in compliance with Corporate, Legal Department and Business Unit policies
  • Review legal terms and conditions in connection with client RFP responses
  • Conduct conference call contract negotiations with sales teams and Staples' customers
  • Coordinate resolution of compliance issues with sales teams and company subject matter experts
  • Manage the intake process for the submission of client matters, and provide substantive responses to inquiries
  • Comply with the Company's contracting policies and global company policies, and instruct clients to follow required processes and policies


  • Maintain databases of client support tools
  • Assist with creating training presentations for internal clients
  • Assist with modifications to contract templates and client self-service tools
  • Assist with legal research projects as needed
  • Assist with general project management tasks as needed


  • Basic:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 2 to 5 years of experience in corporate contracts
    • An understanding of basic legal terms and contract formulation principles is required. Must have the ability to comprehend and modify legal
    • terms, including indemnity, termination, warranties, UCC provisions, and other remedies provisions.
    • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and be able to write in a clear and concise manner.
    • Must have the ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Associate must have highly refined computer skills, including proficiency in Windows, Word and Excel. Associate must be internet literate and have the ability to work in various databases.
  • Preferred:
    • Associate must have experience working directly with third parties in both cooperative and potentially adversarial scenarios.
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced team environment - dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of multiple internal and external customers.
    • Must be proactive, able to multitask, and possess solid time management skills.
    • Ability to conduct legal research, and understand and communicate the implications of statutes and regulations.
    • Associate must be highly focused on details and the desired outcome for each work task. This includes being able to understand the business objective and use problem solving skills to overcome obstacles to achieving such objective.
    • Associate must possess excellent judgment on business and legal matters, including knowing when to escalate issues to counsel or a senior business team member.
    • Associate must be able to transfer prior legal and business learning to new variable factual situations.
    • Associate must be comfortable working independently and making decisions within defined parameters.
    • Associate must be capable of understanding the business details of each internal client.
    • PowerPoint skills.
    • Experience dealing with Sales teams.

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Assistant Attorney General (Civil False Claims Act), False Claims Division/Health Care & Fair Competition Bureau, Office of Attorney General
Posted 3/4/2016

Download the Position Description for Posting #16-068. The application deadline for this posting is March 16, 2015. To apply or for questions, please contact Pamela SpangReturn to Top

Research Attorneys, Massachusetts Superior Court
Posted 2/26/2016

The Massachusetts Superior Court has several openings for Research Attorney positions, to be based in Superior Courthouses throughout the state. Among other duties, Research Attorneys assist the Justices of the Superior Court and the Administrative Office of the Superior Court by conducting legal research, drafting judicial decisions, and preparing legal memoranda and other documents. In addition to membership in the Massachusetts Bar, the Superior Court seeks candidates with 18 months or more of post-law school experience in a litigation context. Prior judicial clerkship experience, particularly in the Massachusetts Superior Court, is preferred. Candidates must apply through the Trial Court online application process.

For more information, see the Job Posting at http://tinyurl.com/researchattorney2016.

Application deadline is March 17, 2016.  Return to Top

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders - Senior Staff Attorney
Posted 2/2/2016

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), New England's LGBTQ and HIV public interest legal organization, seeks a full-time Senior Staff Attorney for its work in the six New England states. This attorney will have a dual role: to lead GLAD's Youth Initiative, addressing the needs of LGBTQ youth in a variety of settings and through litigation, education, policy and legislative work; and to also handle matters in the full range of GLAD's core litigation priorities, including racial justice efforts.

GLAD seeks an attorney with a minimum of 4-5 years of litigation, legal research and writing, and policy experience who also has been active in youth-specific or LGBTQ work. Other qualifications include: a familiarity with LGBTQ and HIV issues; strong analytical skills; open-mindedness; and public speaking. Independence, as well as the ability to work as part of an integrated team, is a must.

New England bar admission preferred. Salary depends on experience; excellent benefits.

Send confidential resume, cover letter and writing sample to Gary Buseck, GLAD, 30 Winter St., Suite 800, Boston, MA 02108 or by email to gbuseck@glad.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until March 1, 2016 or until the position is filled.

GLAD is committed to building and maintaining a diverse staff. People of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and language abilities, transgender individuals and people living with disabilities, including HIV, are particularly encouraged to apply. Please reply by March 1st, 2016.  Return to Top

Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)
Posted 1/7/2016

SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL (EMPLOYMENT): To serve as an advisor to the Chief Legal Counsel and the Human Resources Department with respect to federal and state employment-related laws, rules and regulations, and employment matters; with a required minimum of 6-8 years of experience in the practice of employment law and employment litigation. Representing government entities within the state and federal court system preferred.

Requirements include: J.D., with demonstrated knowledge and skills in legal analysis, document drafting, and negotiations.

LEGAL COUNSEL: To provide in-house legal support to the administrative and operating departments in compliance with Massport's policies and procedures with an emphasis on real estate and contract law; with a required minimum of 3-5 years of relevant or transferable experience in a public agency, corporate or law firm setting with knowledge and skill in legal analysis and document drafting. Experience in commercial real estate is highly desirable.

Requirements include: J.D., with demonstrated knowledge and skills in legal analysis, document drafting and administrative, regulatory and constitutional law.

For information visit www.massport.com.

In case of any questions, please contact Lisa Jones (Deputy Director, Human Resources) at 617-568-3965 ljones@massport.comReturn to Top

Privacy Associate, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
Posted 12/4/2015

Mintz Levin seeks an associate for its Boston, New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Washington DC or Los Angeles office with 3 to 6 years of experience to join our Privacy and Data Security Group. See the Position PostingReturn to Top

New York Intellectual Property Litigation Asosciate, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
Posted 12/4/2015

Mintz Levin seeks an experienced patent litigation associates for our New York office as we continue to grow our high tech and medical device focused practice. See the Position PostingReturn to Top

Corporate Associate, Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP
Posted 12/4/2015

Posternak seeks an associate with 2-4 years of experience in general corporate and transactional work, including mergers & acquisitions, venture capital, debt and equity financing and commercial contracts. The ability to work directly and effectively with entrepreneurs, investors, corporate management, in-house attorneys, family businesses, and their advisors is essential. See the Position PostingReturn to Top

Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Public Protection and Advocacy, Office of the Attorney General
Posted 12/4/2015

Attorney General Maura Healey is looking for a highly motivated, experienced litigation attorney to investigate and prosecute civil rights cases in Massachusetts state and federal courts. The attorney will be part of the Attorney General's Civil Rights Division, which investigates and prosecutes civil rights cases in areas such as education, employment, healthcare, housing, disability, financial services, public accommodations, voting, and the enjoyment of individual rights, autonomy, and privacy under the law. These cases involve challenging and complex enforcement initiatives, coordination with other state agencies and federal authorities, policy development, and close work with community and advocacy groups. See the Position PostingReturn to Top

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