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Litigation - General Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

The NYC Department of Buildings

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018

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Investigative Attorney Duties: Under supervision with some latitude for independent action and decision making, performs Department legal work. Responsibilities to include: Prosecuting Department of Buildings (DOB) licensee and other cases at the Office of Administrative Trials & Hearings (OATH) Trials and Hearings division. Conducting interviews, preparing reports, developing, collecting and analyzing intelligence information. Legal writing, including the preparation of petitions, discovery responses, motions and other documents relating to the continuing prosecution of DOB cases. Promptly and accurately communicating with senior staff important developments and outcome of hearings, adjournments and other matters connected to cases at hearings. Pre-hearing preparation, including general research for upcoming cases and follow through of previous cases handled. Performing in-house assignments relating to adjudications. Actively undertaking and participating in special projects and assignments that may include making recommendations about changes to codes, rules or regulations and agency policies. As a member of the DOB legal team, any other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either “2” or “3” below.
2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state Bar; or
3. 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, must have 1 year of experience at Assignment Level I or 2 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, must have 2 years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or 3 years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

Preferred Skills: Demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, ability to work independently and as part of a team on multiple assignments with minimal supervision. Experience with criminal or civil enforcement. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Lexis-Nexis, West Law etc.

POST UNTIL: 06/17/2018

Additional info

Job ID: 348017

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The NYC Department of Buildings
280 Broadway, 3rd Fl.
New York City, NY 11101