Overview

Job Description
The New York City Business Integrity Commission (BIC) is a combined law enforcement and regulatory agency whose mission is to eliminate organized crime and other forms of corruption and criminality from the industries it regulates. The two primary industries that BIC regulates are the trade waste hauling industry (commercial garbage) and the public wholesale markets.

BIC is seeking a dynamic, experienced attorney to serve as Executive Agency Counsel. This person will conduct regulatory and background investigations, participate in criminal investigations as needed, make recommendations regarding regulatory determinations, draft commission decisions and directives, under direct supervision, provide a wide range of legal and policy advice and support to the agency, and conduct other legal work related to the agencys jurisdiction. Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:
 Conducting depositions and interviews;
 Drafting document requests and subpoenas;
 Researching and analyzing applicable law and formulating recommendations related to various policy issues
 Conducting settlement negotiations and hearings related to BIC enforcement;
 Working collaboratively with the Investigations Unit and/or Audit Unit to develop investigative strategies;
 Working collaboratively with other law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies to develop investigations and assist in related criminal proceedings; and
 Coordinating with the NYC Law Department on litigation matters involving the agency.


Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either “2” or “3” below.

2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or

3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086).

Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.

In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:

To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

Preferred Skills
The preferred candidate should possess the following:
 Litigation experience, including witness examination skills, preferred;
 Excellent writing, legal research and analytical skills required;
 Self-motivated; and
 Attention to detail a must.

To Apply
City employees: https: a127-jobs.nyc.gov/
Business Integrity Commission is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

Residency Requirement
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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