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Assistant Counsel

Company name

New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

May 23,2018

Posted on

May 16,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
Finance >> Finance - Banking
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Assistant Counsel The candidate will have responsibility for two compliance functions. Will support HCR’s response to Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests it receives including coordination of requests and responses. The attorney will provide legal assessments and evaluation of all FOIL requests to determine agency's obligation to respond and prepare responses, including written objections when appropriate. Support the vetting of potential borrowers and projects that HCR will finance. This includes implementation of an updated vendor responsibility questionnaire and vetting procedures to ensure that the Agency is only doing business with reputable partners. Provide legal guidance to the General Counsel and other executive staff regarding these matters. Manage a workload that is expected to be 45% FOIL legal work, 45% overseeing and executing enhancement of the Legal Department’s due diligence vetting process and 10% support for other aspects of the Law Department’s work. Should have Legal education required – Law degree, Juris Doctorate degree(J.D.). 2+ years of related experience in public finance, municipal bonds, affordable housing, economic development, securities law, banking law or real estate finance law is preferred.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York State Association for Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH)
242 W. 36th Street,
3rd Floor,
New York City, NY 10018

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