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Associate Corporate And Compliance Counsel

Company name

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 14, 2021

Valid Through

Jan 27, 2022

Posted on

Sep 29, 2021

Years of Experience

4-5 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Associate Corporate and Compliance Counsel
Duties: Responsible for advising Authority staff across multiple business units on legal issues arising under administrative law areas, including, but not limited to, contracts, corporate governance, freedom of information, procurement, ethics, open meetings, rule makings and other regulatory and administrative procedures. Work with external groups (e.g. HUD) on matters including, but not limited to legislative review, IGAs, audit (internal and external). Provide advice regarding best practice governance and compliance principles and processes; including helping maintain compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations impacting the Authority. Work on state-wide and Authority specific initiatives, including review and drafting of regulations implementing programs and initiatives, Develop expertise in various housing areas (e.g.: Fair Housing) to advise internal Authority staff on issues as they arise. Primary contact working on creation and updating of Authority Policies and procedures.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: B.A. or B.S., or equivalent, and a JD Degree. Must be an attorney licensed to practice law and in good standing in the State of Illinois. 4-5 years of experience in general corporate law, contract law, administrative law, and compliance law. Experience in affordable housing, fair housing, state appropriations laws, procurement/acquisition law and interagency agreements is desired. Ability to provide timely, accurate and practical legal advice. Ability to evaluate pertinent facts; research, analyze and apply laws, rules, and regulations; and execute legal strategy. Ability to learn new subject areas quickly and competently. Comfortable with taking the initiative but capable of recognizing complex problems and feels comfortable bringing questions to management. Advanced critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish credibility and foster excellent working relationships with internal and external senior stakeholders. Must have 2+ years of supervisory experience or experience working as a project leader on small teams/groups.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Housing Development Authority
401 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60611

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