New York Law School - Adjunct Clinical Professor - Nonprofit and Small Business Clinic

12 May 2022 10:56 AM | Darryl Walton (Administrator)

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL is hiring an Adjunct Clinical Professor for its Nonprofit and Small Business Clinic in the Law School.

New York Law School (NYLS), located in the heart of Tribeca, seeks an adjunct clinical professor to teach and supervise students in its Nonprofit and Small Business Clinic for the 2022–23 academic year. This is a part-time position beginning on July 1, 2020, or as soon thereafter as possible. The adjunct professor will teach and supervise alongside the Clinic’s Director to help expand the Clinic’s capacity.

Course Description

Students in the yearlong clinic provide transactional legal assistance to nonprofit organizations and small businesses. The clinic helps prepare students for work with organizational clients and introduces them to opportunities for transactional lawyers to further economic, environmental, racial, and social justice. The adjunct professor will provide close supervision of students as they interview and counsel clients; plan and strategize on matters; research relevant questions of law; draft correspondence, incorporation documents, memos, and other legal documents; manage client relationships; review employment and other policies; and negotiate agreements. Client matters may include entity formation, governance, contracts, intellectual property, and regulatory compliance.

The adjunct professor is welcome, but not required, to lead weekly seminar sessions focusing on substantive areas of law, ethics, and lawyering skills. The adjunct professor will be responsible for directly supervising a number of students and will meet with those students in weekly sessions to review their client work. NYLS particularly welcomes candidates with ideas and contacts in the area of veteran-owned small businesses. 


  • J.D. and a minimum of three years of experience in transactional practice or clinical teaching
  • Admission to the New York Bar


Highly competitive

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and a detailed curriculum vitae, including references, to by June 1, 2022.

About New York Law School

Founded in 1891, New York Law School (NYLS) is an independent law school located in Tribeca, the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial, and emerging tech centers. Known as “New York’s law school,” NYLS embraces the city as its classroom by complementing a rigorous legal education with an innovative and diverse set of “uniquely New York” experiential learning opportunities. Since opening its doors, NYLS has produced graduates who have gone on to hold high elected and appointed office in the city, lead large and small firms, and gain broad recognition as captains of business and industry. Its renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School’s strength in key areas of the law, including business and financial services, intellectual property and privacy, and government and public interest law. NYLS has more than 18,000 graduates and currently enrolls around 1,100 students in its full-time and part-time J.D. programs. The School also offers an advanced-degree program in Tax Law.

New York Law School is an Equal Opportunity Employer Since 1891 


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