The Office of Legal Affairs, under the direction of the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, provides legal representation and advice to the University and all of its constituent parts, including the Board of Trustees, the President, Wexner Medical Center, Office of Academic Affairs, Student Life, Athletics, Human Resources, Business and Finance, among many others.
As one of the largest universities in the nation, Ohio State is a multifaceted and sophisticated institution, with a high-level and leading-edge legal practice that touches nearly every area of law, including litigation, labor and employment law, constitutional law, civil rights law, construction and public contracting, intellectual property, business transactions, real estate, tax and benefits, public safety and criminal law matters, immigration law, sports law, administrative law, health care law, and privacy matters.
The Moritz Fellow will work directly with lawyers in the Office of Legal Affairs in the Wexner Medical Center branch location. These lawyers know the importance of one-on-one training and mentoring, and we work hard to make sure that each year's fellows hone the research, writing, and critical legal-thinking skills that are essential for future success in the legal profession.
Among other modes of engaging in the variety of issues the office handles, our Moritz Fellows participate alongside our lawyers in client meetings around the University, discussions with government agencies and regulators, court and administrative proceedings, and conferences.
The lawyers within the Office of Legal Affairs come from accomplished backgrounds in private practice and public service and are recognized—across the state and around the country—for their excellence and expertise.
One Moritz Fellow will be selected. This position is a one (1) year appointment.
Additional Information for Applicants::
A resume, cover letter, transcript, and writing sample are required to be submitted with your application in order to be considered for this 1-year term appointment.
J.D.required. The successful candidate must have graduated from an accredited law school and be a member of the Ohio bar or eligible to practice law in the State of Ohio within one year or less. In evaluating applications, we look for strong academic records, and particularly for strong writing and analytic aptitude, law journal participation, and well-rounded extracurricular involvement.
Demonstrates professionalism through integrity, excellent judgment, attention to detail, and discretion; demonstrating the highest personal and leadership characteristics of teamwork, inclusiveness, calmness, and adaptability to a broad range of issues, people, and situations.
Target Salary: $30.05 - $30.05 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Cente...r, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.