Employer: The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: April 24, 2019

4.19.1  NAB’s Corporate Counsel acts as an in-house attorney on a broad array of issues pertaining to the internal and business operation of a large trade association.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares business contracts and administers other legal matters; acts as agent of association in various transactions.
  • Responsible for matters related to personnel policy/hiring/termination.
  • Evaluates insurance, as well as numerous corporate and finance matters.
  • Manages legal aspects of NAB’s convention/trade show/vendor/hotel contracts as well as software licenses and research agreements.
  • Provides guidance and assistance in maintaining and protecting NAB’s registered marks.
  • Prepares and/or reviews board minutes.
  • Attends and provides a wide variety of legal support at NAB’s annual convention/trade show.
  • Provides compliance support to NAB’s political action committee and oversees Lobbying Disclosure Act compliance.
  • Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits.
  • Advises association concerning transactions of business involving internal affairs, employment, directors, officers and compliance with laws governing association activities.

Internal / External Relations

 Reports to the General Counsel.  Works with various departments inside the organization and within NAB’s leadership team.  Externally, this position interacts with NAB member companies, outside counsel and vendors as needed.

Additional Requirements

 Juris doctorate required.

Language ability: ability to read, analyze and interpret the most complex documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

Certificates and licenses: Bar membership.

Please email your cover letter with salary range and resume (PDF documents only) to HR@nab.org.  You may fax it to (202) 775-2983 if you prefer.  Please include the title of the position that you are applying to in the subject line of your email or fax cover sheet.  Incomplete applications may not be considered.  We require all applicants to provide cover letters and resumes in portable document format (PDF).  Microsoft Word documents will not be opened or reviewed.