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Legal Associate Job Description
Fleming Petenko Law is a boutique law firm dedicated to representing nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations based in center city Philadelphia. We are seeking a recently admitted lawyer or JD graduate waiting on bar exam results with an interest in tax and/or the nonprofit sector to join our growing team for a full-time associate position. The Associate’s duties will include legal work as well as assisting with marketing and other firm-related tasks.
As part of our team, the Associate will develop and refine their legal skills (drafting, researching, client management, etc.) through hands on experience while providing valuable support to the firm. Legal work may include: drafting corporate documents (formation documents, resolutions, policies, etc.), completing IRS and state forms (applications for tax-exempt status, charitable solicitation registrations, etc.), researching tax and compliance issues, conducting due diligence of corporate documents, reviewing foreign corporate documents and financials, drafting client communications, and preparing news alerts and presentations.
- Must have completed a J.D. or LL.M. program at an accredited law school
- Must have passed a bar exam or be awaiting results from the July 2021 bar exam
- Prior law firm and/or in-house legal department experience a plus, but not required
- Prior experience working or volunteering with nonprofits a plus, but not required
- Action and results-oriented, with the ability to demonstrate good judgment
- Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask
- Good people skills (team player)
- Basic knowledge of social media and website editing helpful
- Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe
- Excellent organization and communication skills
This position has a flexible start date with a preference for starting as soon as possible. Pay is competitive and commensurate with experience. We are currently using a hybrid model, working both in the office and remotely, but intend to return to the office 3-4 days a week when it is considered appropriate based on health and safety guidelines.