NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Assistant General Counsel Work Hours 9am – 5pm
Division General Counsel Open Date 6/6/2018
Number of Positions 2 Close Date Until Filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The New York City Council’s Office of General Counsel is seeking a junior level attorney to serve as Assistant General Counsel.

The primary responsibilities of the position are to provide legal support and guidance related to litigation, investigations, ethics, employment, compliance with federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies, and handle other matters in the General Counsel’s Office as may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must possess a J.D. from an accredited law school, be admitted to practice law in New York State and have at least 2 years of relevant legal experience. The ideal candidate will have strong legal research and writing skills, a working knowledge of the legislative process, and familiarity with New York City and State law.

Candidates should possess the following: (1) demonstrated competence and confidence to operate with credibility at senior levels; (2) intellectual and conceptual flexibility to analyze, interpret, present and write about complex ideas and concepts clearly and concisely; (3) ability to rapidly prioritize as well as execute while exhibiting good judgment; and (4) collegial and collaborative mindset.

Excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience.

New York City residency required within 90 days of appointment.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume:

MAIL:         

New York City Council
Administrative Services
Attn: Recruitment UnitACOGC
250 Broadway, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10007

FAX:          (212) 791-5266

E-MAIL:   counciljobs@council.nyc.gov

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER