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Assistant Counsel - Administrative Services (Attorney)

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Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Oct 19,2017

Posted on

Jul 15,2017
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General
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Assistant Counsel - Administrative Services (Attorney) Duties: Collaborates with the business client and the agency’s procurement department to prepare complex contracts and negotiate with partners and vendors, assuring that association’s interests are represented and protected. Draft, review and negotiate general business contracts, intergovernmental agreements, change orders, and task orders that are to be entered into by association, as well as legislation to be presented before the City Council or the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. Prepare legal documents, including various agreements, memoranda, letters, and transactional documents. Draft policies and procedures relating to association business operations. Analyze and coordinate monetary and other claims, including making recommendations for settlements, alternative dispute resolution, or judicial action. Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations relating to all association matters and confer with expert outside counsel on related specialty matters, and interface and negotiate with regulators with respect to regulatory compliance. Review and analyze proposed federal, state and local legislation and regulations and draft comments for consideration by the appropriate authorities. Provide regulatory and legal advice as it relates to asset management relating to resident issues. Prepare association and affiliate board resolutions and advise association on matters relating to association authority to carry out business functions. Advise on corporate records of association and its non-profit affiliates. Advise on matters concerning internal affairs, including matters relating to commissioners, directors, officers, employees and corporate relations with the general public. Advise on procurement procedures, conflicts of interest and ethics rules impacting employees and association’s interactions with third parties. May be required to perform other related duties as required and assigned.

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Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school and 5- 7 years of related experience. Significant experience providing legal advice to senior executives is likewise required. Requires membership to the Georgia Bar Association and must be in good standing. Strong analytical skills. Ability to plan, organize, and juggle multiple demands to meet deadlines. Demonstrated judgment and reasoning abilities required. Strong accountability for delivering results. Demonstrated business acumen. Superior judgment, reasoning and analytical ability to review legal documents, filings and records. Requires extreme attention to detail and a thorough understanding of all current legal issues. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative manner with colleagues, internal clients, partners and vendors. Must be able to function in an environment of multiple and possibly shifting priorities. Requires a demonstrated proficiency of current office technology and software applications, and demonstrated use of such technology/applications on a regular basis.

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