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Assistant Corporation Counsel III – Risk Management & Compliance Division

Website City of Chicago

The City of Chicago’s Department of Law is seeking an attorney for the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel III (“ACC”) to work in the newly created Risk Management & Compliance Division. The Risk Management & Compliance Division develops risk mitigation policies and compliance procedures to minimize areas of legal risk and promote efficient operations for the Law Department and client departments. Attorneys in the Risk Management & Compliance Division will work closely with the Deputy of Risk Management & Compliance and other Divisions in the Department on evaluating and assessing litigation strategies for legal risk and potential liability exposure. Risk assessment responsibilities will include conducting legal review of all FOIA requests received by the Department of Law. Attorneys in the Risk Management & Compliance Division will also support and assist the Deputy of Risk Management & Compliance in preparing responsive answers to audit inquiries, forecasting litigation costs, and working with city insurance carries to analyze potential risk. The ACC will work on a broad range of matters related to risk management and compliance issues under the general supervision of the Risk Management & Compliance Division’s Deputy Corporation Counsel.

You must submit an on-line application along with the below items on this site by the post-extension date April 4, 2023.

-Cover letter that includes the position title and job number as noted on the posting; and specifically identifies how you meet the minimum qualifications and have the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below;
-Current printout of your attorney registration status from the Illinois ARDC website at (or your admitted state bar’s equivalent).

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