Duties: Directly supervising staff attorneys in group tenant association representation, including in HP proceedings, 7A proceedings, eviction defense, and matters in state or federal court relating to repairs, rent regulation, and fair housing. Directly supervising and/or serving as a resource for staff attorneys litigating fair housing claims before federal, state and city courts and administrative agencies. Maintaining a personal caseload of (gener... read more
Staff Attorney- Community Guardian Program
Duties: Providing representation, advice and legal counsel in civil proceedings in NYC housing courts on matters including non-payment, holdover, HP Proceedings, and NYCHA administrative proceedings. Providing representation, advice and legal counsel on behalf of in connection with Article 81 proceedings. Providing representation, advice and legal counsel in connection with Social Security, private insurance and other benefits adv... read more
Housing Defense Attorney
The candidate will provide vigorous advocacy work with energy and enthusiasm to clients and their families in Wayne County who face housing insecurity. Engage in frequent court appearances and litigation, including legal arguments, hearings, and trials. File motions, briefs, and other related documents on a frequent, timely basis. Provide effective oral advocacy in negotiations, hearings, and trials. Advocate for clients to access and obtain benefi... read more
The candidate will be responsible for defending individuals navigating proceedings related to barriers to obtaining housing, eviction from housing, loss of employment licenses, correcting criminal record errors, loss of public and disability benefits, forfeiture of property and government misconduct. Collaborating with immigration, criminal and family defense attorneys, advocates and social workers to assess and address client needs. Representing individuals...
Housing Staff Attorney - Civil Action Practice
Responsibilities: Advising, supporting and defending individuals navigating housing court and other housing-related proceedings and to overcome to barriers to obtain housing. Staffing Housing Court intake to provide representation to tenants in Housing Court. Advising and representing our community walk-ins with housing problems. Working across disciplines by collaborating with immigration, criminal and family defense attorney...
Deputy General Counsel
Duties: Counsel managers and directors on operation of a charitable organization. Ensure compliance with legal restrictions applicable to charitable organizations and to New York not-for-profit corporations. Provide guidance on governance procedures and fiduciary responsibilities. Assist with regulatory reporting and approvals. Help incorporate best practices into all aspects of governance and operations. Support legal practice managers on legal ethi...
Senior Staff Attorney, Family Law Project (Temporary)
Duties: Provides direct representation, advocacy and pro se assistance to clients in family law matters, including family offense, custody and visitation, and child and spousal support. Facilitates clients’ access to intra-agency and outside resources, and administers provision of direct financial assistance and donations to clients. May attend or participate in interagency conferences and legal/ bar association commi...
Civil Practice Supervising Attorney Floating, Housing Justice – Tenant Defense Program
Responsibilities: Supervise staff attorneys, paralegals, and volunteers. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client service. Maintain a reasonable individual caseload. Develop impact and/or affirmative litigation. Assist with the development, funding, implementation, and reporting of programs. Coordinate intake. Provide oversight of pro bono initiatives within th...
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Civil Practice Attorney-in-Charge, Housing Justice (Citywide)
Duties: Supervise, train, and mentor the Housing Justice Directors and Supervising Attorneys. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client service in all five main locations of the Civil Practice. Support the development, funding, implementation and reporting of programs. Respond to client, community, and staff concerns. Evaluate the project’s needs and identify necessary resources to addr...
Civil Practice Supervising Attorney, Housing Justice Program – Tenant Defense (Citywide)
Duties: Supervise staff attorneys, paralegals, and volunteers. Monitor and maintain a high standard of representation and client service. Collaborate and work closely with the Director of Housing Justice and the housing, benefits and grants management teams on all aspects of the citywide housing practice. Maintain a limited individual caseload. Develop impact and/or affirmative litig...
2021 Summer Fellowship Program
The candidate will become a member of workers' rights litigation and advocacy team, contributing to projects around enforcement of the minimum wage laws, health and safety of dairy workers and farmworkers, and paid sick time legislation. Will identify issues that arise in individual workers' cases and advocate with the state. Perform intakes with workers, issue-spot violations, and document discrepancies between the new policies as written an...
Associate Attorney - Immigration Practice
Duties: Providing direct representation to survivors in Immigration Law matters, including Violence Against Women Act Self Petitions, Battered Spouse Waivers, Adjustment of Status Applications, U visas, T visas, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Asylum, and Cancellation of Removal applications Engaging clients with safety planning and trauma-informed advocacy, including by connecting clients to MSP’s holistic range of supportive...
Civil Practice Staff Attorney, Housing Tenant Defense (Citywide)
Responsibilities: Client representation and advocacy with city, state, and federal agencies and in court proceedings, administrative hearings, and affirmative litigation. Conduct regular courthouse-based and off-site intake, including during evening hours. Provide training, community outreach, and education to individuals, local community-based organizations, and housing advocates. Policy advocacy including a...
Assistant General Counsel I (Clinical Research Contracts)
The candidate will review, negotiate and manage the process of executing Clinical Trial Agreements (CTA) with pharmaceutical and biotech industry partners and other academic medical centers. Communicate with internal and external business and legal counterparts. Collaborate with protocol operations, budget and compliance functions – as well as research staff, Principal Investigators and external sponsors – to u... read more
Duties: Resolve non-complex Enforcement matters based on rigorous assessment and effective advocacy; Execute an effective risk-based legal strategy to assess the record fairly; Recommend a fair and effective outcome, accurately assessing the evidence and applying a well-reasoned legal framework to the case; Identify potential risks, defenses, individual liability and Principal Considerations; Effectively negotiate settlements, demonstrating knowledge o... read more
Temporary Staff Attorney
The candidate will work closely with the legal director and other legal staff on several projects, including conducting research on LGBTQ asylum issues and drafting various materials for use by practitioners and clients. Must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, and license to practice law with 3-5 years of experience in asylum law and experience specifically with LGBTQ asylum seekers. Should have excellent writing skills; remarkable a... read more