Legal Intern - US Chamber Litigation Center and Office of the General Counsel

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC
Posted: December 29 2014
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization, representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes. The Office of the General Counsel provides legal services to the Chamber and its affiliates on a wide range of legal issues. The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center advocates for fair treatment of business in the courts and before regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities

As a Legal Intern at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, you will work with the in-house lawyers of both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center. This is a great opportunity for a law student to gain valuable experience in an in-house legal environment, working on corporate, litigation, and compliance matters. Among other things, your duties will include:

• Assisting lawyers in the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center to manage a broad portfolio of federal and state court litigation matters, including Supreme Court amicus briefs and regulatory challenges under the Administrative Procedures Act;
• Assisting lawyers in the Chamber’s Office of the General Counsel to provide advice to in-house clients on a variety of matters including commercial contracts; financial transactions; corporate governance; intellectual property; tax, lobbying and election law compliance; congressional matters and litigation; and
• Assisting lawyers in both of these law departments to research, monitor, and analyze emerging legal issues that significantly impact the business community.

Requirements

Students must be currently enrolled have already completed one year of law school before they may undertake the Internship. This internship will be for academic credit, not for monetary compensation.

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