Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Legal Counsel Food Law & Advertising Substantiation - Coca-Cola North America, Atlanta GA

Position Overview:

The role of Counsel, Food Law and Advertising Substantiation, is to provide creative, proactive advice that helps the Company to achieve its goals, including Vision 2020.  The Counsel's principal duties are:
  • Food and drug regulation and advertising substantiation;
  • Ability to analyze problems and find solutions that further business goals while assessing and minimizing risk;
  • Evaluating claims to be used on product labels and in a wide range of media, including digital media, and the substantiation thereof;
  • Providing counsel regarding the food law aspects of the Company's contractual relationships; and
  • Tracking legislative and regulatory developments and educating clients regarding their impact.
To learn more about the position and/or to apply please see 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Campbell's Soup Company Senior Food Law Counsel, Camden, NJ

The Senior Food Law Counsel will provide legal support on a broad spectrum of regulatory, food safety and government policy issues concerning Campbell’s global businesses.  The lawyer also will oversee the regulatory compliance of a portfolio of iconic brands, including Campbell’s soups, V8 beverages, Pepperidge Farm baked goods, Goldfish baked snacks, Swanson broths, Prego Italian sauces, Pace salsas and sauces, Plum Organics foods, Bolthouse Farms foods, Garden Fresh Gourmet sauces, Kjeldsens, Royal Dansk and Arnott’s baked biscuits and snacks. 
The Senior Food Law Counsel will have an especially important role in support of Campbell’s Quality Assurance and Food Safety functions in a global environment marked by increasing government focus on food safety and consumer protection.  The lawyer will also advise various R&D and marketing teams on innovation, product formulation, claims and labeling claims, among other matters.
The Senior Food Law Counsel position will be based in Campbell’s World Headquarters in Camden, New Jersey

For more information see careers@campbellssoupcompany.com.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Earth Justice Associate Attorney, Denver, Colorado

The Rocky Mountain Office of Earthjustice, located in Denver, Colorado, is seeking applicants for two Associate Attorneys to begin work in the summer or fall of 2016.
The Rocky Mountain Office has nine attorneys, including this position, handling a range of cases involving, among other things, the protection of public lands and wildlife from fracking, mining and off-road vehicle damage; species protection under the Endangered Species Act; defending important riparian areas from groundwater pumping; challenging the mining and combustion of coal and oil shale; and utility rate-setting proceedings to expand clean energy sources like rooftop solar.  We are also helping communities fight off environmental impacts from uranium mining and milling in Utah and in the greater Grand Canyon area, and we anticipate growing our environmental justice docket.  Our goal is to produce the highest quality legal work in a diverse, inclusive, supportive environment.
Additional information may be found at jobs@earthjustice.org.  

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Director of the Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation

 Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture & Life Sciences is seeking to fill the position of Director of the Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation. The job posting can be found here. More information about CALT can be found here.

If you are interested in the position yourself or if you would like to suggest a candidate, please call John Lawrence, Associate Dean, Extension Programs and Outreach, at 515-294-7801. Those with more informal inquiries are also welcome to call me at 515-294-6365 and send me an email atktidgren@iastate.edu.

 Kristine A. Tidgren
Assistant Director
Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation
Iowa State University

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Earthjustice Seeks Applicants for Summer 2017 Law Clerk Positions

Earthjustice Seeks Applicants for Summer 2017 Law Clerk Positions

Several offices are actively involved in issues that affect Native communities.  These include the Alaska offices (one in Juneau and one in Anchorage), the Northwest office located in Seattle, the Mid-Pacific regional office in Honolulu, the Rocky Mountain office in Denver, and the Northern Rockies office in Bozeman.

Download additional information and apply through this link.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tyson Foods Corporate Counsel II

Corporate Counsel II
Tyson Foods
Northwest Arkansas

This position is primarily responsible for proactive counseling and training and the defense of inspections, claims and citations in all aspects of occupational safety and health-related law.

Other responsibilities include counseling and matter management of claims and litigation in all facets of the Team Member employment relationship. Other general responsibilities include a demonstrated ability to effectively and timely communicate with and respond to clients, including senior managers, along with an ability to provide competent risk assessment advice.

The successful candidate relies on extensive experience and sound judgment to independently plan and accomplish goals and possesses an in-depth knowledge of health and safety laws and a wide variety of legal concepts, practices, and procedures in employment litigation. A wide degree of creativity, collaboration, and latitude is expected.

Requirements Education: Law degree from an accredited law school, and a license to practice law in at least one jurisdiction.

Experience: 4+ years of legal experience with a high level of competency in occupational safety and health law. Employment law experience necessary and labor law experience preferred.

Computer Skills: Standard computer skills.

Communication Skills: Superior written and verbal communication skills.

Special Skills: A team player with a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with and respond to clients in a timely manner, including the ability to provide competent and practical risk assessment and business advice. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Supervisory: May supervise direct reports, and will work with administrative support staff. Provides functional supervision for support staff such as assigning work and training, and may provide functional advice or cross-training to other attorneys.

Travel: Travel is required but varies with workload.

The job notice states that Tyson is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

For more information, and to apply, go to the Tyson Foods website: