Description:

***Must be a resident of A Government Entity***

Assistant Corporation Counsel - Zoning & Code Enforcement

A Government Entity Office of Corporation Counsel is seeking an Attorney to handle various transactional matters for the City, with a focus on Zoning and Code Enforcement matters.

The attorney will work closely with the City's Director of Code Enforcement regarding all aspects of the City's Property Conservation Code and related matters including enforcement efforts. The attorney will be responsible for commencing actions to address a wide variety of code violations. The attorney will support senior attorneys in the management of all phases of litigation. The successful candidate must have excellent analytical, writing, and oral advocacy skills, and must be able to handle a heavy caseload.

The Office of Corporation Counsel offers a supportive, collegial environment without the pressures of billable hours and client marketing. Attorneys are given wide autonomy to manage their work but have a team of fellow attorneys to offer support and guidance.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be admitted to the New York State Bar. Ideal candidates will possess 3-5 years of experience in zoning related areas of the law and Code Enforcement related legal matters.

Must be a resident of A Government Entity, or must be prepared to relocate to A Government Entity.