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Environmental and Land Use Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

The New York City Council

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Environmental and Land Use

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

May 22,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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Attorney The candidate will review land use applications filed with Council and identify policy and technical issues. Will supervise non-legal or paralegal staff in the preparation of calendar and other required notices. Conduct research and interpret laws and regulations regarding land use matters. Draft resolutions and legislation relating to land use matters. Advise Council Members on legal and legislative matters, including the preparation of legal memoranda. Assist in the conduct of Council hearings by the Land Use subcommittees. Must possess a JD degree from an accredited school of law and be admitted to practice law in New York State. Should have 2+ years of experience in land use, zoning and/or planning. Must have a strong working knowledge of government, the legislative process and familiarity with New York City and State law. Knowledge of New York City Zoning resolution is strongly preferred. Knowledge of the City and State environmental quality review law is a plus.

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Hiring Coordinator
The New York City Council
250 Broadway
16th Floor
New York City, NY 10007
Fax: 212-791-5266