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Published 12 days ago


BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for providing legal assistance to the corporation on general corporate matters with a minimum of direct supervision.

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Drafts and negotiates all legal documents necessary for ESD and Department of Economic Development (DED) programs.
  • Represents ESD on all aspects of various general corporate matters including economic development projects, bond financings, environmental issues and litigation.
  • Provides counsel and advice to various ESD and DED departments.
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with UDC Act, economic development laws and all UDC legislation and related laws and regulations.
  • Performs administrative and miscellaneous tasks assigned by the Senior Vice President/Legal.
  • Supervises outside counsel and consultants for ESD.
  • Supervises Assistant Counsels on general corporate and other legal matters.
  • Drafts legislation and regulations and provides advice to ESD with respect to proposed legislation that might affect ESD.
  • Represents ESD at Public Hearings.
  • Initiates solutions to legal problems.

EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:

Education level required: J.D. or LLB from accredited law school; admission to New York State Bar. Relevant experience required: Minimum of 8 years of post-admission legal experience in one or more of the following areas: economic development, corporate, real estate, contract law, large scale project management. Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think strategically and provide business-practical legal advice a strong plus. Ideal candidate will have relevant in-house or public sector experience, including exposure to large-scale development projects.

Knowledge of construction and zoning laws regulation desirable.


BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for providing legal assistance to the corporation on general corporate matters with a minimum of direct supervision.

WORK PERFORMED:

  • Drafts and negotiates all legal documents necessary for ESD and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    J.D. Required

Salary

$115,000 - $130,000

Benefits

comprehensive benefits package

comprehensive benefits package

Location

On-site
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207

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