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Robert Half Managing Counsel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Attorney/Lawyer to join our team in the Non-Profit industry in PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. This role involves providing legal advice and services, managing the Legal Department, and overseeing a variety of legal matters.

Responsibilities:

• Provide legal advice to the Executive Director and the Board

• Oversee and manage the Legal Department, including counsels, paralegals, and support staff

• Ensure legal compliance in real estate transactions

• Review and ensure compliance with financing/grant guidelines

• Manage and budget for outside counsel

• Prepare Board agendas and meeting minutes

• Represent the organization in litigation as needed

• Research and support legal affairs, such as land use, environmental, and housing

• Review policies and forms for legal compliance

• Draft and implement rules and procedures

• Collaborate with HR on employment law and best practices

• Monitor and evaluate Legal Department staff

• Handle sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy Requirements • Possess a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school

• Must be a Licensed Attorney

• Minimum of 7 years of experience in the legal field

• Experience in Non-profit industry is an advantage

• Expertise in Real Estate Law, Employment Law, Federal Law, State Legislation, Civil Litigation, and Administrative Law

• Proficient in using Legal software, Case Management Software, LexisNexis, and 3M

• Familiarity with HR Law, Civil Law, and Municipal Laws

• Experience with Real Estate - Leasing, Real Estate - Residential, and Real Estate - Commercial

• Ability to handle Claim Administration, Complaint Handling, and Documentation tasks

• Proficient in Briefing and providing Legal Advice

• Knowledge of State Federal, Multifamily Housing, Fair Housing Law, and Redevelopment

• Ability to ensure Regulatory Compliance

• Experience with Human Resources (HR) Administration and HR Leadership

• Proven Leadership Skills, Management skills, and People Management skills

• Familiarity with Federal Funding, Funding Agencies, Real Estate Funds, and Public Finance

• Knowledge of Federal Government, County government, and State government operations

• Experience working with Government Agencies & Programs and ensuring Government compliance

• Familiarity with Government Regulation, Government Programs, and Government Relations

• Experience with Non-governmental organization (NGO) and Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives Program (HAFA)

• Strong Communication skills

• Experience in Litigation Practice and Business & Commercial Law

• Ability to handle Commercial Leasing, Commercial Litigation, and Complex Commercial Litigation

• Experience with Federal Grant, Foundation Grants, and Government Grants

• Proficient in Grant Writing and handling Private Grants

• Knowledge of Employment Law - Employee, Employment Law - Employer, and Employment Litigation

• Proficient in Commercial Negotiations, Contract Negotiation, and Lead Negotiations

• Expertise in Transactional Law and handling Transactional Matters

• Ability to provide Legal Affairs, Draft Legal Documents, and understand Legal Codes

• Familiarity with Legal Compliance, Legal Issues, Legal Knowledge, and Legal Pleadings

• Experience with Legal Proceedings, Legal Writing, and Court Appearances

• Proficient in handling Court Cases, Court Filings, and Court Hearings

• Experience with Court Proceedings, Courts - Municipal, and Courts - State

• Familiarity with Law Practice and Law Regulation

• Knowledge of Relocations is an advantage.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

© 2024 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (https:///www.roberthalf.com/us/en/terms) .

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