Job Details

Agency Attorney II

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 08, 2021

Valid Through

Oct 21, 2021

Posted on

Mar 17, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 71423 to 82137 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Bronx, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Agency Attorney II
The candidate works within the Law Enforcement Bureau to enforce the New York City Human Rights Law through pre-complaint interventions, investigations, mediations, settlements, and litigation. May serve as lead attorneys on complex litigation and investigations, and/or specialized projects in an area of developing law, procedure or policy guidance. Interviews members of the public alleging claims of discrimination; engaging in pre-complaint interventions, investigations, and files complaints where appropriate. Investigates claims of discrimination made by members of the public and pattern or practice violations for potential Commission-initiated action. Negotiates resolutions of claims and drafts settlement agreements. Monitors compliance with settlement agreements. Represents Commission in mediation. Litigates cases from a threshold of determination of probable cause through and including referral to the hearings division. Represents the Commission before an Administrative Law Judge at conferences, and engages in discovery, including taking and defending depositions. Litigates cases at trial through and including issuance of an Administrative Law Judge recommendation and issuance of Commission order. Collaborates with the Commission’s Community Relations Bureau to provide trainings and to engage in coordinated approaches to rooting out systemic discrimination. Represents the Commission at community events, speaking engagements, and at bar associations. May assist with the training and professional development of other staff. May serve as lead attorney on large-scale and/or complex investigations or litigation. May serve as lead attorney on specialized projects concerning an area of developing law, procedure or policy guidance. Performs all duties as needed to advance the work of Law Enforcement Bureau.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have admission to the New York State Bar AND 12 months of satisfactory US legal experience subsequent to admission to any State Bar OR 6 months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). Should remain member of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment. 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. Should have strong relationships with organizations and groups serving diverse communities in the City and experience working with some of the following people and communities: immigrants; people of color; people with limited English proficiency; people living with HIV/AIDS; lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people; people with disabilities; people with accommodations issues related to pregnancy, disability or religion; and people with criminal or arrest histories. Fluency in a language other than English is desired.

Additional info

Job ID: 432978

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York City Commission On Human Rights
1932 Arthur Ave
2Nd Flr
Bronx, NY

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