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ProfileAssistant Corporation Counsel The candidate will defend the City and its officials in civil rights cases brought in federal court in which police, district attorney or correction officer misconduct is alleged. These cases arise from contact between citizens and law enforcement officers in three contexts: police operations, the prosecution of criminal proceedings, and the custody of arrested individuals in the City's detention facilities. Will be responsible for litigating cases from start to finish, including drafting pleadings, engaging in motion practice, conducting all discovery including taking and defending depositions, attending pre-trial court appearances, mediation, and conducting federal court jury trials. Should have 2+ years of litigation experience following graduation from an ABA accredited law school, preferably in federal practice, municipal liability, constitutional or personal injury law. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of New York and be admitted or eligible for immediate admission to the SDNY and EDNY. Should have demonstrated strong legal writing and oral advocacy skills. Deadline : 18 August 2018.
Job ID: 354448. Send cover letter and resume.
Stuart D. Smith
Director of Legal Recruitment
The New York City Law Department
100 Church Street
New York City, NY 10007