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Litigation - General Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

The New York City Law Department

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 30,2018

Posted on

Jan 29,2018

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Assistant Corporation Counsel Duties: Handles appeals originating from virtually all of the Law Department’s litigating divisions and prepares amicus briefs in cases implicating the City’s interests. Appear before federal and state appellate courts and are responsible for briefing and arguing appeals in an array of cases—from routine litigation arising out of the governance of a municipality with 8.5 million residents to complex appeals involving cutting-edge legal questions and critical public policy issues. Engage in high-caliber appellate practice and contribute to legal developments impacting the City’s government and its residents. Working independently and collaboratively with supervisors, trial attorneys, client agencies, and executive staff, will brief and argue a significant number of appeals every year.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Must also have graduated from an ABA-accredited law school and be a member in good standing of the New York State Bar, or be in the process of being admitted. Excellent writing, research, and analytical skills are a must. Prior appellate experience—from practice or through an appellate clerkship—is preferred.
POST UNTIL: 02/24/2018

Additional info

Job ID: 321934

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The New York City Law Department
100 Church Street
New York City, NY 10007