Assistant General Counsel, based in Battle Creek, MI

The assistant general counsel will provide legal advice and support to the foundation on U.S. and international legal matters.


  • Juris Doctor from ABA accredited law school required.
  • Must be admitted to practice law (any state, in good standing) with ability to obtain admittance in Michigan.
  • At least five years of relevant law practice experience with a law firm and/or in-house legal department required. 

Additional Info

  • Experience advising private foundations or other tax-exempt entities preferred but not required. 
  • Experience drafting and negotiating contracts preferred but not required.
  • Experience in corporate, employment, intellectual property, privacy, real estate and/or technology law helpful but not required.
  • Experience working effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds and ability to drive strong relationships.

Download the position description.


How to Apply

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicant materials will begin immediately and continue until finalist candidates have been identified.

APPLICATIONS/NOMINATIONS PROCESS: The foundation is partnering with an executive search firm to fill this position. Please submit all nominations, inquiries and/or application materials, including a letter of application, resume and a list of references in confidence to:

Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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