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Legal Review and Compliance Task Force Analyst (Attorney) The Legal Review and Compliance Task Force provides legal advice and representation with respect to the City's debt issuance program, financing of capital projects, contracting and procurement, Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) policy, and other general legal matters. Will become familiar with the requirements of the New York State Freedom of Information Law (FOIL), and relevant case law. Track all FOIL requests received by OMB, and work with the New York City Law department, City Hall and OMB staff to determine an appropriate response. Utilize the e-discovery tools available to OMB, including Clearwell's e-discovery platform, to gather and analyze OMB records. Ensure that all FOIL requests are answered in a timely and appropriate manner, and that documents and materials provided in response to FOIL requests are redacted as appropriate and do not violate any related-confidentiality laws or restrictions. Track FOIL appeals and aid in the preparation of responses to potential litigation related to such appeals. In coordination with the New York City Law Department, gather all documents and emails required to be preserved by OMB staff as part of any anticipated litigation against the City of New York. Become familiar with City and State laws, policies, and regulations governing capital grants (i.e., proceeds of City bond issues) for not-for-profit organizations, such as hospitals, health clinics, community centers, and cultural groups. Review and evaluate applications for capital grants to not-for-profit organizations. Track capital grants to not-for-profit organizations and draft related contracts and agreements.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college. Must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school at the time they begin employment. Should be either (i) licensed to practice law in New York State and in good standing with the New York State Bar or (ii) eligible for and seeking admission to New York State Bar. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Job ID: 317712
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