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Assistant Counsel

Company name

New York City Department of Investigation

Organization Type


Job Type



USD 70000

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 09,2018

Posted on

Feb 08,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Counsel The candidate will provide legal support and guidance to Office on all substantive and operational aspects of the Office's work. Responsibilities will include: interpreting and advising on legal authority governing the Office's work; providing legal, risk management, and non-legal support to individual investigations and Office operations; researching, drafting, and reviewing legal memoranda, reports, correspondence, and related materials; reviewing and responding to external requests for information, including FOIL requests; updating staff on relevant legal developments; reviewing and advising on pending legislation; liaising with legal and non-legal representatives from and other government agencies; drafting, maintaining and enforcing internal policies and procedures; assisting the Office in other matters necessary to advance the work of Office. Assist with the supervision of legal interns. Report primarily to the Deputy Inspector General.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should be a graduate from an accredited law school with NYS Bar admission. Must have 3 years of recent full-time responsible, relevant, satisfactory legal experience subsequent to admission to any Bar, 1.5 years of which should have been performing highly complex and significant legal work. Should remain member of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of employment. Substantial legal experience, including litigation, investigative, advisory, or comparable legal experience, is desired. In-house legal experience with a government agency is a plus. Familiarity with issues related to police accountability, criminal justice, civil rights, law enforcement, and/or New York City agencies is an asset. Investigative and/or policy-related skills are a plus. Strong legal research and analytical skills are needed.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2018.

Additional info

Job ID: 321339

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Department of Investigation
80 Maiden Lane
25th floor
New York City, NY 10038

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