NYS Empire State Development - New York State
The minimum qualifications required for this vacancy. Minimum Qualifications 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
The duties that the incumbent of the vacancy will be expected to perform. Duties Description BASIC FUNCTION:
Responsible for providing legal assistance to the corporation on general corporate matters with a minimum of direct supervision.
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.
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