Staff Counsel

Ohio Automobile Dealers Association
Posted Jan 29
Full Time
Dublin, Ohio

The Ohio Automobile Dealers Association (“OADA”) is a state trade association, representing the interests of franchised new motor vehicle dealers. OADA is seeking a talented attorney with a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience to join its team.

The position will have responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  •  Interpreting existing or proposed state and federal laws and regulations;
  • Communicating and responding to member dealers on business inquiries and other legal questions;
  • Managing various projects and programs in the Department of Legal Affairs;
  • Writing and reviewing various contracts;
  • Participating in the development and presentation of educational training and materials;
  • Writing newsletter content for OADA members;
  •  Handling Association governance issues for OADA; and
  • Completing other various tasks or other projects as assigned.

This position has the following minimum requirements:

  • J.D. degree and license to practice law in the State of Ohio;
  •  Experience drafting and reviewing contracts;
  • Well-developed editing and writing skills;
  • Strong communication and client skills;
  • Analytical ability, judgment, and diplomacy;
  •  Ability to handle responsibility for planning, implementing and completing projects;
  • Previous experience in dealer franchise law and/or Association experience preferred, but not required; and
  • Working knowledge of the automotive industry is a plus.

This is a full-time on-site role for an attorney located in our Dublin, Ohio office. We offer a professional work environment with a competitive salary, and benefits including Health Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vision, Dental and 401k. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Shelly Sansbury at