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Assistant Corporation Counsel, Labor and Employment Law

Assistant Corporation Counsel, Labor and Employment Law

Posted on: 03/28/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required


Labor & Employment Law Div F

$82,500.00 – $170,000.00

Job Description

This vacancy has now expired.

The Labor and Employment Law Division of the New York City Law Department is accepting applications from attorneys with a minimum of two years of litigation experience to defend the City in complex and challenging state and federal actions arising out of the City's role as an employer. Division attorneys handle a variety of matters including First Amendment retaliation; gender, race, age and disability discrimination; civil service law issues; and wage and hour litigation.

Please upload a cover letter, resume, writing sample and a list of the names and contact information for three professional references as one document under “resume” to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have at least 2 years of legal experience following graduation from an ABA accredited law school. Applicants also must be admitted to practice law in the State of New York and be admitted or eligible for immediate admission to the SDNY and EDNY. Applicants must have the ability to work independently and manage a large caseload.

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

New York City Residency is not required 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, Labor and Employment Law

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100 Church St., N.Y.

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