Closing Date: 17th April, 2024

Description:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Reachable on current Civil Service eligible list for this title; Or
  • One year of permanent, competitive class service as a Senior Attorney; Or
  • One year of permanent, competitive class service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law. 52.6 transfers may be considered only if you have passed the NYS Bar exam; Or
  • 12 months as an Assistant Attorney 3*; Or
  • Admission to the NYS Bar and 24 months of subsequent satisfactory legal experience*

Admission to the New York State Bar and current registration to practice law in New York State is necessary for continued employment. Disbarment or loss of registration shall result in termination or suspension of employment.

Please be advised that the New York State Insurance Fund does not offer sponsorship for employment visas to employees or potential employees. Candidates sponsored for employment by an organization should be aware of their sponsorship status and the relevant expiration date(s) of that sponsorship before applying to this position.

Duties Description
The selected Senior Attorney will review the documents (RFP's, RFQ's, IFB's) used in NYSIF contracting and procurement of services and commodities that support the agency's business and its procedural objectives. This includes review of the development, editing, and negotiation contracts as well as Requests for Proposals ("RFP's"), Requests for Quotes (“RFQ's”), and other agency agreements for the following lines of business: Workers' Compensation Insurance claims, financial, investment, real estate matters, and information technology agreements. The Senior Attorney will be required to advise Administration and Executive on legal issues related to NYS procurement and contract laws in accordance with Workers' Compensation Law, State Finance Law, as well as any communication, directives, and oversight by the Office of the Governor, Office of the State Comptroller, Office of the Attorney General, and Department of Financial Services. The Senior Attorney will also need to advise internal departments on contract issues that may come up on occasion.