Job Details

Legal Counsel

Company name

Sound Transit

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Seattle, WA

Date Last Verified

Jan 22,2018

Posted on

Jan 27,2016
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Counsel Duties: Provide legal counsel on a variety of matters, including intergovernmental agreements, land use permitting, real property, and general municipal law; prepares and review legal documents; assist outside counsel with litigation; and perform legal research Provide legal analysis and counsel on a variety of legal matters, including intergovernmental agreements, land use permitting, real property, and general municipal law. Prepare and review complex contracts, agreements and other legal documents for the Agency; assist in the negotiation of contracts and agreements as necessary. Prepare, draft, and/or revise a variety of legal correspondence including letters, memoranda, briefs, opinions and other legal documents. Meet with and/or make presentations to board members, the general public, community leaders and federal, state and local agencies to discuss legal issues, solve problems and negotiate agreements. Perform legal research and provide legal opinions for special projects for the General Counsel as assigned. Assist in legislative development for the Agency including researching, reviewing and preparing resolutions, motions, policies and other legislation; provide recommendations to management staff as necessary. Manage outside legal counsel . Explain legislation and regulations to staff. Become proficient in new legal areas as required.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Member of the Washington State Bar Association by December 1, 2017. 5+ years' experience practicing law.

Additional info

Job #15-00800

Company info

Stephanie Finney
Sound Transit
401 S. Jackson St.
Seattle, WA 98104

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