Job Details

Agency Attorney III

Company name

New York City Housing Authority

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 05, 2020

Valid Through

May 20, 2020

Posted on

Jun 17, 2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 73938 to 89153 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Agency Attorney III
The candidate responsibilities will include: Manage a substantial caseload of motion practice and appellate work through gathering relevant facts, researching questions of law, developing strategy, and drafting motions, affidavits, pleadings, legal memoranda, correspondence, and other documents as needed. Prepare and respond to written discovery (including ESI), ensuring preservation of relevant evidence, and take and defend depositions. Argue motions, attend court conferences, conduct trials, hearings, and mediations, and argue appeals; Negotiate and draft agreements and contracts; Make regular entries in the case management system, maintain case files, and related administrative duties; Draft policies, procedures and contract language; Give accurate and timely counsel to agency personnel on a variety of legal topics, including contract drafting; administration and management and legal risks, and liabilities; Collaborate with agency personnel to devise practices, procedures, strategies and governance policies and monitor compliance; Research and evaluate risk factors regarding business decisions and operations; Provide training throughout the agency on legal topics; Retain, consult with, and monitor outside counsel, vendors, and experts as needed for litigation and other specialized matters; and Perform other duties as assigned in these and related areas. Must have Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below. 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). Must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. Should have 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.

Additional info

Job ID: 390883. Send Resume; Cover Letter; Two recent writing samples; Three references; and Copy of law school transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Housing Authority
250 Broadway
New York City, NY 10007

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