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Business Law Unit Agency Attorney

Company name

New York City Administration For Childrens Services

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

Dec 05,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 66326 to 76275 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Business Law Unit Agency Attorney
Duties : Responsible for drafting, reviewing and revising firm's contracts and solicitations which include, agreements, memorandums of understandings, licenses, cooperative agreements between firm and other City agencies, leases, requests for proposals and bid book solicitations. Also extend beyond the initial contract process to include, but are not limited to, providing guidance on corrective action plans, vendor protest responses and legal questions arising out of signed agreements. Under direction of the Associate General Counsel of the Business Law Unit, with some latitude for independent judgment and un-reviewed action and decision making, the Agency Attorney will provide legal counsel, contract drafting and negotiating services to firm. Draft, review, and interpret contracts for the purchase of goods and services entered into by firm including specifications for solicitations and renewals, extensions, and modification agreements and other agreements between firm and other parties such as memorandums of understanding with other City agencies. Draft, review and interpret non-disclosure agreements, photograph/video releases and consents, corrective action plans, legal opinions, vendor protest responses, licenses and occupancy agreements. Provide legal counsel to firm program and administrative divisions on business, contract and procurement law matters. Provide legal counsel with regard to financial services issues, debt collection, and on payments and budget issues. Interpret commercial leases and provide legal support and guidance for facility-related projects. Serve as liaison to the Law Department in connection with contract and commercial law as well as real estate issues and litigation matters. Investigate and prepare reports relating to illegal but equitable claims filed with the Comptroller’s Office. Analyze and identify complicated legal problems and issues by conducting legal research and reviewing applicable laws and regulations. Formulate legal briefs and memorandums.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate must have Admission to the New York State Bar; and either 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.
In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements: To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, must have 1+ year of experience at Assignment Level I or 2+ years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the Bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III, must have 2+ years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or 3+ years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the Bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. Experience drafting and negotiating transactional contracts is strongly preferred. Ability to handle complex assignments and turnaround high quality work product quickly is also strongly preferred. Knowledge of ACS or New York City contract requirements and procurement rules. Experience preparing contracts for a New York State child welfare agency. Excellent research and writing skills. Excellent communication skills.

Additional info

Job ID: 364933

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Administration For Childrens Services
150 William Street
18th Floor
New York City, NY 10038

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