Job Details

Assistant Corporation Counsel

Company name

The New York City Law Department

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018


USD 74959 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


New York City, NY
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Corporation Counsel Duties: Assigned to work at the Agency, the Arsenal at Central Park. Handle more than 80K cases and transactions each year. Represent the City on a vast array of civil litigation and in the criminal prosecution of juveniles. Counsels the Mayor, elected officials, the City and all its agencies. Onteracts with other Assistant Corporation Counsels, paralegals, and staff to assist with document production for the Agency. Assist in the supervision of staff conducting paper and electronic discovery for document production. Will also become familiar with the assigned Agency’s IT systems and management in order to assist with the collection of electronically stored information. Will most likely work on-site at the Arsenal at Central Park, but that is subject to change based on space availability.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree from an ABA accredited law school and admitted to practice in New York State. 4+ years of litigation and discovery experience. Strong organizational and writing skills. Strong communication skills including the ability to interact with and develop collaborative relationships with both Law Department and Agency personnel. Preferred Skills: Prior supervisory experience. Understanding of and exposure to litigation involving the exchange of paper and electronic discovery. Hands on experience and strong technical skills with the following applications: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint); Adobe Acrobat; document management systems (e.g. Autonomy’s Worksite), and Microsoft SharePoint. Use of and/or familiarity with litigation support review.
POST UNTIL: 07/05/2018

Additional info

Job ID: 348059

Company info

Stuart D. Smith
Director of Legal Recruitment
The New York City Law Department
100 Church Street
New York City, NY 10007

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