The Associate Attorney assists the University General Counsel and the Managing Attorney in providing comprehensive legal advice and assistance to the nine campuses of Louisiana State University. Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, the Associate Attorney assists in advising the University leadership concerning legal matters such as University policies and procedures, employee relations, student discipline, contracts, pending litigation, and other University matters.
Provides general legal guidance to University Administration and the individual campuses across the state of Louisiana
Advises LSU leadership concerning the legal implications of proposed policies and actions
Counsels the university as to compliance with State and federal laws and administrative regulations
Advises administrators or University committees as they review employment decisions and make recommendations to the President
Furnishing legal advice relating to and coordinating preparation for administrative hearings involving senior administrators and/or committees.
Assists with internal investigations as needed
Assists in coordinating responses to request for public records
Other duties as assigned by the University General Counsel and Managing Attorney
Juris Doctor from an accredited ABA law school
Two years of legal experience
Member of Louisiana State Bar, or member in good standing of the State Bar of another state or District of Columbia
Additional Position Information:
Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!
LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer
HCM Contact Information:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu.
LSU is the State’s flagship research university and carries the designation of “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation. It is one of 21 universities nationwide holding land, sea, and space-grant status. LSU enjoys a lively and diverse community of nearly 35,000 faculty, staff, and students from every state and more than 120 countries. LSU is proud to be among the nation’s best va...lues in higher education and scored high on every value-based metric among peer Flagship and SEC universities on the new College Scorecard, highlighting university details such as average annual cost, graduation rate and salary after attending.