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Assistant Corporation Counsel - Comm Lit & Real Estate Part-time

Assistant Corporation Counsel - Comm Lit & Real Estate Part-time

Posted on: 09/14/2023
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required



$41.42 – $85.25

Job Description

This vacancy has now expired.

The Commercial and Real Estate Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department seeks an experienced litigator for a part-time position, to represent the City and related entities in disputes arising from their real estate dealings and property interests. The City and related entities develop significant real estate projects and lease millions of square feet of commercial real estate as landlord and tenant, and the City issues licenses to operate restaurants and other facilities on City property. In addition to defending our clients’ real estate related interests, including landlord-tenant disputes, quiet title and breach of contract actions, Division attorneys initiate affirmative cases, including RPAPL 881 proceedings, quiet title actions, encroachment and ejectment cases, and provide counseling to their clients. We litigate primarily in state court, handling disputes that often raise novel legal questions and analytical, investigative and strategic challenges.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be graduates of ABA accredited law schools and have at least three years of legal experience. Applicants must be admitted and in good standing in New York State. Candidates must possess strong legal writing and analytical skills, as well as excellent judgment and interpersonal skills.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/
Residency Requirement

Residency is not a requirement for this position.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Assistant Corporation Counsel - Comm Lit & Real Estate Part-time

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100 Church St., N.Y.

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