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Corporate Counsel

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5-6 yrs required

Sacramento, CA, United States

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Posted on
Sep 01, 2022

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Under the direction of our President / CEO the Corporate Legal Counsel will provide legal advice and strategies to help ensure CalChamber is in protected and in compliance.

Principal Duties include but not limited to:

  • Provide general legal advice in areas impacting the organization including without limitation, corporate law, intellectual property law, privacy, contract law, compliance, and governmental affairs.
  • Reviews, drafts, and finalizes contracts (vendor & corporate).
  • Serves as CalChamber’ s agent on the California Commission on Access to Justice (Meets 4 times a year).
  • Provides legal support to policy department and political affairs department as required, including without limitation preparing legal memoranda, drafting and/or reviewing regulatory comments.
  • Manages the Amicus and Legal Defense Program. Coordinates with outside counsel and other organizations and businesses in the participation of litigation affecting California businesses and employers. Prepares and coordinates with outside counsel in the filing of friend-of-the-court briefs.
  • Performs special projects as assigned from time to time by the, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, VP of Human Resources and Executive Vice President of Government Affairs.

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. In addition, the following knowledge, skills and abilities are required:

  • Good time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to make presentations to decision makers and large groups
  • General knowledge of legal compliance requirements affecting the corporation, including non-profit law, contract law, privacy, and intellectual property.
  • General knowledge of California’s legislative process and administrative rule making process.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Possess a JD degree from an accredited law school and a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university;
  • 5-6 years experience; possess significant professional legal experience including business-related issues, either as corporate counsel or in private practice;
  • Must be in good-standing and hold a license to practice law in California.


CalChamber is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

CalChamber is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. CalChamber is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.


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