Deputy General Counsel

Full-time 7 views
Company Battery Park City Authority Location New York City, NY, United States



Min 10 yrs required



Jul 20, 2022

Nov 02, 2022

Jul 02, 2022


Deputy General Counsel
The candidate will handle a diverse, interesting and challenging workload related to the firm's core mission of managing and sustaining a balanced community of commercial, residential, retail and park space in Battery Park City. Report directly to the General Counsel and will work closely with other department attorneys as well as with outside counsel on a range of matters including litigation, complex real estate transactions, contracting, construction, environmental issues, affordable housing, procurement, and corporate governance. Draft, review, negotiate and/or provide advice related to a variety of agreements, such as construction and consultant contracts, lease documents, MOU’s, and letter agreements with governmental entities. Provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues in matters such as corporate governance, employment law, procurement, and ethics. Oversee litigation for the Authority and prepare regular reports on litigation activity. Provide legal analyses and risk assessments on proposed real estate transactions, participate in business decision-making processes. Support departmental initiatives concerning outside counsel management, budgeting and training and development. Ensure compliance with various contractual and statutory obligations. Handle general matters and perform legal research on legal issues that might impact the firm. Oversee the successful and timely response to FOIL requests. Assist in the supervision of legal and support staff and perform administrative functions as directed by the General Counsel. Monitor compliance by tenants with obligations to the Authority. Perform related duties as directed. J.D. with 10+ years of legal experience in one or more of the following areas: complex real estate, finance, construction, labor and employment law is required. Government experience is preferred. Must be admitted to practice law in New York.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1094

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Battery Park City Authority
1 World Financial Ctr Fl
New York City, NY 10281
Phone: 212-417-2000

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