Associate General Counsel

Full-time 3 views
Company Battery Park City Authority Location New York City, NY, United States



Min 6 yrs required



Jul 20, 2022

Nov 02, 2022

Jun 20, 2022


Associate General Counsel
The candidate will provide advice on a wide range of issues related to, for example, real estate, construction, litigation, procurement, public finance, compliance matters as well as other legal issues unique to public authorities and governmental entities. Negotiate, draft, review and revise a wide variety of agreements, including residential and commercial ground leases and amendments, construction agreements, design agreements, license agreements, consulting agreements with architects, engineers, construction managers, and agreements relating to other transactional matters. Work with various departments of the Authority to assist in developing lawful and sound policies and procedures, and assist in developing and implementing compliance mechanisms, as appropriate. Research legal issues and provide written and verbal recommendations or memoranda. Assist in the preparation of board materials and provide advice on corporate governance matters. Review compliance of tenants and contractors with lease and contractual requirements; develop, recommend, and implement enforcement options. Advise on the procurement process, including establishment and monitoring of and compliance with the best practices; liaise with the Director of Diversity/Deputy Chief Contracting Officer/EEO Officer in order to maximize the usage of MWBEs. In consultation with the General Counsel, supervise outside counsel on a variety of litigation matters, including but not limited to commercial, construction and employment matters. Perform additional duties as directed. Juris Doctor from ABA accredited law school is required. Should have 6+ years of law firm, government or applicable in-house experience. Substantive experience in one or more of the significant real estate transactional matters, contracting and procurement, construction or litigation practice areas is preferred. Member in good standing with the New York State Bar is required.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1102

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Battery Park City Authority
1 World Financial Ctr Fl
New York City, NY 10281

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