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Bankruptcy Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York City Housing Authority

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area


Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Agency Attorney Ii The candidate appear on behalf of the Authority as a creditor in Federal Bankruptcy court. Under the supervision of a Level 3 Attorney, will engage in difficult and complex legal matters that will include to the following: Represent company in Civil Court-Housing Part, negotiate, draft and appear before Judge for stipulations of settlement involving non-payment, holdover and repair cases. Research and prepare non-payment and holdover cases for trial and argue them before a Housing Court Judge. Determine the advisability of presenting witnesses, admissibility of types of evidence and matters of legal strategy. The attorney will handle illegal lockout hearings, contempt, multiple petitioner and commercial cases. Prepare briefs, motions, legal opinions, affidavits, memoranda and other legal papers. Represent and defend company in repair cases commenced by residents; negotiate stipulations of settlement, argue motions, and may proceed to trial on said repair cases; contact and advise Developments and assist in access dates for the repairs. Confer with Skilled Trades and Technical Services to ensure repairs are completed as expeditiously as possible. Appear and represent company in the position of Judgment Creditor in Bankruptcy Court; prepare and file appropriate motions to ensure all pre-petition and post-petition rent is collected by the Authority. Perform other related duties.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have admission to the New York State Bar; and either: 1 year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:
To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have 1 year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have 2 years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

Additional info

Job ID: 311678

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Housing Authority
250 Broadway
New York City, NY 10007