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Senior Assistant General Counsel

Company name

Chicago Housing Authority

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 04,2019

Valid Through

Oct 17,2019

Posted on

Jun 21,2019

Salary

USD 98000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Assistant General Counsel
The candidate will help the company achieve its mission and goals, primarily by protecting its legal interests. Will represent the company in matters litigated in state and federal courts, in administrative hearings, and will provide advice to client departments. Based on the company’s needs, representative cases and assignments may include, but are not limited to, the following: employment and related litigation, commercial litigation, personal injury litigation, administrative hearings and administrative review proceedings, and forcible entry and detainer. Handling all aspects of litigation and serving as lead trial counsel in state and federal court, and in administrative forums. Evaluating disputes in the pre-litigation stage to determine appropriate course of action that fairly balances competing interests and facilitates favorable resolution. Providing research and analysis on housing related regulations, company policies, federal and state law, and municipal ordinances. Advising client departments on how to achieve goals in compliance with applicable policies, rules, and law. Assisting the Deputy General Counsel and other members of the Office of General Counsel or client departments as needed, including by preparing required reports.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate Degree. This position requires a Juris Doctor degree, admission to the Illinois bar and good standing, and a minimum of ten(10) years of experience litigating cases. Must have strong writing skills, trial experience, and be a member of the federal trial bar. Must have integrity, strong work ethic, sound judgment, strong analytical and client service skills, excellent communication skills, ability to work cooperatively with supervisors/colleagues/diverse client departments.

Additional info

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Chicago Housing Authority
60 East Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60605-1207

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