University of Houston Law Dean Search
Dean, Law Center
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
The University of Houston (UH) Law Center seeks a creative, dynamic, and ambitious leader with a track record of distinguished contributions to the field of law to serve as its next Dean. This person must possess the charisma and managerial skills necessary to attract and retain financial and human resources, as well as a deep commitment to student success and faculty development. The ideal candidate should have a sophisticated understanding of the changing landscape of legal education, demonstrable managerial proficiency, and a vision for the Law Center’s role in the future of legal education.
The UH Law Center is ranked number 48 by U.S. News & World Report, with four programs listed in the U.S. News top 20 specialty rankings (health law, intellectual property, tax law, and part-time studies). Students work toward J.D., LL.M., or joint degrees with other graduate schools that allow them to earn two degrees in less time. A globally recognized faculty and a rigorous, enriching curriculum shape tomorrow’s top lawyers. The Law Center offers one of the largest course selections in the country with a curricular breadth that prepares students for almost any legal discipline and allows concentrations in specific areas. Law Center students also benefit from an outstanding slate of clinical programs that provide direct experience.
The Law Center is situated within UH, the city’s leading public research institution. Each year, more than 40,000 students are educated in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. UH serves as the flagship for the University of Houston System, a group of four universities, two branch campuses, and two multi-institution teaching centers, each governed by the UHS Board of Regents. BusinessWeek has named Houston as its “Top City for New College Grads.” More information can be found at www.law.uh.edu and www.uh.edu.
Houston, the fourth largest city in the nation, is home to a diverse base of businesses which drives one of the largest legal markets in the nation. Energy corporations, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers make Houston the Energy Capital of the World. The Texas Medical Center is the world’s largest health care and medical research complex. Space City is home to NASA’s Mission Control and a leading center for groundbreaking work in nanotechnology, biotechnology, computing, and electronics. More than 750 foreign firms are represented in Houston, and the city has the nation’s third largest number of foreign trade offices.
Applicants must have a J.D. or equivalent and have the necessary qualifications for tenure as a Professor of Law at the University of Houston. A complete application will include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. Credential review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the individual will start on July 1, 2014. Nominations, applications, expressions of interest, and requests for the complete leadership profile should be sent electronically to Lucy A. Leske or Werner Boel, the Witt/Kieffer consultants for the University of Houston Law Center Dean search, at UHLawDean@wittkieffer.com. All inquiries, applications, and nominations will be kept strictly confidential absent permission to proceed otherwise. Written materials may be submitted to:
Attention: University of Houston Law Dean Search
Attention: Lucy A. Leske/Werner Boel
3414 Peachtree Road, Suite 352
Atlanta, GA 30326
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity,
LECTURER III LEGAL ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
LECTURER III LEGAL ANALYSIS AND COMMUNICATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO
SCHOOL OF LAW
The University of New Mexico School of Law seeks applications for a full-time (9 mos.), non-tenure track faculty position to begin in August 2014. This Lecturer III position will teach legal writing and analysis in the Law School’s Legal Analysis and Communication Program. Minimum requirements are a J.D. Degree and two years of law practice experience. Desirable qualifications include demonstrated research and writing ability, experience teaching communications and legal analysis in a law school or other professional setting, demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other faculty members or other professional colleagues, demonstrated ability to diagnose writing problems, demonstrated ability to work with students or colleagues from diverse backgrounds, and demonstrated ability to represent the interest of a client in writing. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
For best consideration, applicants should apply by October 18, 2013. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants should attach their cover letter, CV, and list of references to their online application via the UNMJobs website: https://unmjobs.unm.edu/. The position is listed as posting number 0822319.
The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.
Pace University – Dean, School of Law
White Plains, New York
Pace Law School seeks a dean with the creativity, passion, drive, and stature to build on the Law School’s success to date. The new Dean of the School of Law will combine exemplary achievements in the field of law with strategic leadership ability; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; collaborative and creative energy; and a passion for the unique missions of both the School and the University. In collaboration with the faculty of the School, s/he will articulate a vision and strategic plan that will advance the School’s national and international reputation and recognition.
Founded in 1976, Pace Law School is a student-centered academic community committed to excellence in legal education. The Law School’s relatively small size, along with the faculty’s historical focus on teaching and culture of mentorship, have fostered an intimate and supportive learning environment. Pace’s history is rooted in a culture of student-centeredness, emphasis on teaching, practice-experienced faculty, and student mentoring. Pace’s intellectually stimulating environment helps students to develop judgment, read and analyze carefully, hone their writing, advocacy and counseling skills, and think broadly and critically about legal problems. As the only law school between New York City and Albany, Pace occupies a unique role in the community. The school serves as an intellectual center for practicing lawyers, policy-makers, judges, local and state government officials, and community groups. Pace Law School alumni are among the school’s greatest assets.
The school’s core curriculum, clinics, externships, law reviews, moot court programs, simulation courses, and student organizations reflect a strong passion for developing well-rounded students. The school prides itself on innovative programs in environmental law, land use and real estate, women’s justice, criminal law, intellectual property, international law, and clinical education. Great effort is dedicated by the faculty and staff to keep these programs innovative and exciting. The law school faculty is known for its accessibility, practical experience, scholarly endeavors, and service to the community and legal profession. Faculty includes the leaders of today and the future in several fields.
The Dean of Pace Law School will be an energetic, self-assured leader of stature with a track record of distinguished contributions to the field of law, preferably in legal education. The Dean will be a capable executive with skills in fiscal and human resource management and in fund raising and development. He or she must have the social acumen, powers of persuasion, and authentic personal leadership style necessary to advance the School and inspire its faculty and students. Candidates must have a JD, be eligible for tenure as a Professor of Law, and have demonstrated administrative and leadership skills, experience managing change, and a deep commitment to student success and faculty development.
A complete application will include a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for five professional references. Credential review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations, applications, expressions of interest, and requests for the complete leadership profile should be sent electronically to Manny Berger or Werner Boel, the Witt/Kieffer consultants for the Pace University School of Law Dean search, at PaceLawDean@wittkieffer.com. All inquiries, applications, and nominations will be kept strictly confidential absent permission to proceed otherwise.
Pace University is committed to achieving full equal opportunity in all aspects of University life. Pursuant to this commitment, the University does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived sex, gender or gender identity; race; color; national origin; religion; creed; age; disability; citizenship; marital or domestic partnership status; sexual orientation or affectional status; genetic predisposition or carrier status; military or veteran status; status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking; or any other characteristic protected by law federal, state or local law, rule or regulation.
Supervising Child Support Attorney
University Associate General Counsel, Education Unit Position at CUNY
University Associate General Counsel, Education Unit Position at CUNY
The Office of the General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs seeks an experienced attorney to provide in-house legal guidance on staff and student related matters, particularly labor/employment, contract arbitrations, collective bargaining agreements, employee discipline, compliance, education policy, administrative proceedings, and litigation. As an University Associate General Counsel for Education, the successful attorney will represent the University and its campuses in labor/employment contract arbitrations and employee disciplinary proceedings; handle grievances and disciplinary arbitrations involving faculty and staff under collective bargaining agreements; assist outside counsel with litigations; handle administrative complaints with human rights and other agencies; investigate and respond to discrimination complaints filed with the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, and the Office for Civil Rights of the US Department of Education; and investigate and respond to allegations of employee and student misconduct. The position reports to the Senior Associate General Counsel for the Education Unit.
J.D. and five years related experience required. Membership in New York State Bar required.
- Five years of related experience including at least three years in law practice required
- Experience with public sector employment, collective bargaining and labor issues strongly preferred
- Experience handling grievances and disciplinary arbitrations strongly preferred
- Experience investigating and responding to administrative and discrimination complaints, as well as allegations of misconduct preferred
- Knowledge of relevant state and federal employment laws and government compliance requirements applicable to employment and labor relations
- Work effectively in varied situations involving extensive client contact, adversarial proceedings and negotiations with diverse stakeholders of various organizational levels
- Strong work ethic, character, and personal integrity to work with the utmost professionalism, discretion, confidentiality, and diplomacy
To Apply: Click the following link https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=8995&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1 (or copy & paste it to your web browser) to see the complete job posting/position description and qualification requirements on our CUNYfirst job listings/employment page under Job Opening ID #8995. For full consideration, submit a position focused cover letter and résumé with your online application. Your cover letter should clearly explain how your experience and credentials fulfill the duties and qualifications outlined. Closing Date: October 13, 2013 with application reviews beginning September 25, 2013 Contract Title: Higher Education Officer FLSA: Exempt Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. EEO Statement: The City University of New York (CUNY) is an EO/AA Employer.
UMKC School of Law Ad
Lowenstein Sandler – Intellectual Property Section
Lowenstein Sandler’s Intellectual Property Section of the Tech Group is seeking a highly qualified Patent Attorney or Patent Agent in our Roseland, NJ or Palo Alto, CA locations, or through a virtual office arrangement in Utah.
To be considered for our Patent Attorney position, candidates should have at least two years of experience as a Patent Attorney (additional experience as a Patent Agent is a plus) with significant experience preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications for software including operating systems, middleware software, directory servers, network management, virtualization and cloud computing. The Patent Attorney must have a degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with work experience as a software developer, excellent academic credentials, and must be registered to practice before the USPTO.
To be considered for our Patent Agent position, candidates should have at least two years of significant experience preparing, filing, and prosecuting patent applications for hardware including programmable systems and wireless technologies, and/or software including operating systems, middleware software, directory servers, network management, virtualization and cloud computing. The Patent Agent must have a degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with engineering work experience, excellent academic credentials, and must be registered to practice before the USPTO.
Lowenstein Sandler LLP is a leading provider of transactional, litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights legal services to many of the country’s top companies and funds. Close to 300 lawyers in our New York, New Jersey and California offices immerse themselves in our clients’ industries in order to deeply understand their businesses. We are characterized by our passion for our clients’ success, our commitment to our people, and our pro bono and public interest work in the communities that we serve.
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) — Wellesley, Massachusetts
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (HPHC) based in Wellesley, Massachusetts has retained Witt/Kieffer to assist in the recruitment efforts for a Chief Legal Officer (CLO).
HPHC is a full-service health benefits company serving employers throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. An independent, regional, not-for-profit health plan, HPHC provides a variety of healthcare benefit options for companies, families and individuals. With a membership of more than one million members, the mission of Harvard Pilgrim is to improve the health of the people the organization serves and the health of society. For more than 35 years, Harvard Pilgrim has built a reputation for exceptional clinical quality, preventive care, disease management and member satisfaction. It has consistently been rated among the top plans in the country, and has been the US News and World Report’s #1 rated health plan in the United States for the past nine years. Harvard Pilgrim has a growing network of over 135 hospitals and 28,000 doctors and clinicians with revenue premium income of $2.6 billion and net income of $22million for the year ending December 31, 2012. For more information, please visit www.harvardpilgrim.org
Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Eric Schultz and working closely with senior leadership and HPHC’s Board of Directors, the CLO will develop and lead the organization’s corporate legal strategy to promote and protect matters and serve as a key member of the Leadership Team in establishing all aspects of the corporate business strategy. The CLO will lead and manage a team of attorneys who are responsible for the delivery of all legal services in a wide range of areas, including but not limited to regulatory compliance, commercial transactions, provider contracting, risk management, employment, fraud prevention and recovery and litigation. In addition, the CLO will have leadership responsibility for Internal Audit, Corporate Compliance including the Special Investigations Unit; Government Affairs and P&L responsibility for HPHC’s Senior Programs, including Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Supplemental Program.
The successful candidate must have excellent academic credentials, a law degree from an ABA accredited school of law, membership in the State Bar of Massachusetts or eligibility for admission based on reciprocity is required. Prior experience in the health insurance business is preferred, however broad business experience that aligns with the changing direction of HPHC will also be considered
Resumes and referrals should be directed by e-mail to the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care search team at HarvardPilgrimCLO@wittkieffer.com. For additional information or to discuss this position further, please feel free to contact Steve Kratz at (404) 233-1370 or Werner Boel at (678) 302-1559.
On behalf of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, thank you in advance for your assistance with this important recruitment project. We look forward to hearing from you.
Harvard Pilgrim supports individuals in reaching their full potential by supporting equal employment opportunities and an environment that actively values diversity. Harvard Pilgrim complies with all applicable laws concerning hiring and employment practices and is firmly committed to fostering and maintaining a workplace free from discrimination. We pledge to hire, train, and promote our employees without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.