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Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileAgency Attorney III Responsibilities : The candidate will investigate and respond to housing and employment discrimination charges filed with administrative agencies such as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights, and the New York City Commission on Human Rights; try matters before administrative law judges. Litigate employment and housing matters having significant legal, policy, or financial implications in state and federal courts, including fact investigation, discovery, motion practice, trial, and appeal. Recommend settlement of litigation matters; negotiate and draft settlement agreements on behalf of the agency. Respond to communications and notices regarding potential litigation matters. Perform other related duties.
Qualification and Experience
Requirements : The candidate be admitted to the New York State Bar. One(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). For Assignment Level (AL) II - Must have one(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. For assignment level III - must have two(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. Qualification for admission to the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit required. Knowledge of EEO and housing laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans With Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, Rehabilitation Act, Fair Housing Act, Housing Act of 1937, New York State Executive Law, and New York City Administrative Code a plus. Strong legal analysis and writing skills and the ability to conduct thorough factual investigations, research applicable law, conduct legal analysis and evaluate the strengths and weakness of a matter.
Job ID: 316748. Submit resume and cover letter with Bar admission date(s) (month and year). Also provide two writing samples representing the candidate's efforts, three references, a copy of law school transcript and current and/or minimum salary requirements.
New York City Housing Authority
New York City, NY 10007