Assistant Counsel, Forensic Laboratories
The candidate will be responsible for: Prepare documents when needed related to Forensic Biology, Forensic Toxicology and Pathology files that are subject to the new discovery rules, which would include research and preparations of briefs, motions, legal opinions, memoranda and other legal papers. Process electronic raw data requests. Represent OCME at pre-trial conferences with both the defense and prosecution regarding adherence t... read more
Deputy General Counsel
The candidate will manage and provide the General Counsel and Agency divisions with support and legal advice with respect to agency initiatives and programs. Reporting directly to the General Counsel, with wide latitude for independent judgment, areas of responsibilities may include: drafting and interpreting complex legislation, rules and regulations such as DOT’s Traffic and Highway Rules, NYC Administrative Code, NYS Vehicle and Traffic Laws, ... read more
The candidate will work for Strategic Initiatives & Special Policies Division. Conduct legal research and analysis concerning proposed federal, state, and local law and regulations, and implementation of new or amended law and regulations. Conduct legal research and analysis concerning privacy/confidentiality matters. Conduct legal research and analysis concerning FOIL requests and subpoenas. Provide legal advice to the agency on the above issues. Provide l... read more
Attorney-Advisor - GS 12
The candidate will be responsible for performing the following duties: Conducting legal research, preparing bench memos, drafting orders and decisions, verifying legal citations; analyzing statutes and regulations. Developing and maintaining written resource materials, attending telephonic and local hearings, and assisting in settlement conferences. Researching statutes, regulations, decisions, legislative history, briefings, study medical records,...
Assistant United States Attorney
The candidate will represent the interests of the United States of America in the United District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction) and have 1-2 years of post J.D. experience.
Motions Staff Attorney
The candidate will be reviewing and transmitting substantive motions, procedural motions, and emergency applications to chambers or the Staff Attorney’s Office, as appropriate; drafting orders and judgments; assisting the Staff Attorney’s Office in jurisdictional screening of appeals; screening appeals to determine eligibility for the Court’s expedited appeals calendar; providing legal analysis, advice, and assistance to the Court, Clerk of Cou...
Duties: Develop expertise in prisoners’ rights, civil procedure, constitutional law, employment discrimination, social security, criminal law and sentencing, and commercial law. On the immigration team, handle a docket that includes challenges to the denial of applications for asylum, withholding of removal, or relief under the Convention Against Torture, as well as issues relating to the immigration consequences of criminal convictions. Track developments...
Career Staff Attorney
The candidate will review case records and filings, conduct legal research, and provide three-judge panels with bench memoranda and draft opinions and orders. May work on the full range of cases handled by the Office, and will also handle various case management duties, work on special projects, and train new staff attorneys. Develops deep expertise in prisoners’ rights, civil procedure, constitutional law, employment discrimination, social security...
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Duties: Advising agency management and staff and members of the Commission on legal issues and options. Drafting legislation, rules, contracts and other documents as necessary to implement policy and program initiatives. Coordinating the defense of litigation with the City’s Corporation Counsel. Prosecuting misconduct involving agency employees and developing employee conduct guidelines. Presenting legal matters at public meetings of the Commission. Appro...
Deputy General Counsel
The candidate will be responsible to supervise a citywide staff of attorneys and support staff who are engaged in legal research, violation hearings, appeals, motions and special writs in Criminal, Civil and Family Court cases. Trains new attorneys and support staff in procedural laws, rules and regulations and in court practices. Advises legal staff of new legislation. Monitors and evaluates the performance of all borough offices. Analyzes and resol... read more
Agency Attorney I
The candidate will be responsible for: 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 agree... read more
Agency Attorney, Level Iii
The candidate will assist with Department disciplinary Operations. Will be responsible for: Performing difficult and complex legal work and negotiations on behalf of the Department. Prepare and argue complex cases involving significant legal implications for the Department. Review, revise, and approve agreements prepared by other attorneys. Supervise and second seating junior attorneys conducting trials. read more