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Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor – Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division

Website City of Chicago

The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor directs attorneys in the Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division. The Division defends sworn and civilian police personnel and the City of Chicago in federal and state lawsuits. These lawsuits concern alleged civil rights violations or state law liability claims based on allegations of police misconduct or abuse of authority. Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division attorneys practice in both federal court and in the Circuit Court of Cook County.  They have a sophisticated and complex practice involving extensive motion practice, intensive discovery, settlement negotiations, and trial practice. The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor, working under the general supervision of the Division Chiefs and Deputies, handles and litigates higher exposure cases. In addition, the Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor has supervisory responsibilities of Assistant Corporation Counsel over all phases of their assigned cases throughout trial and post-trial motions, up to the appeal stage. The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor will also act as a trial partner as needed by the Federal Civil Rights Litigation Division.


You must submit an on-line application along with your resume the following materials on this site by the post-extension date February 23, 2023:

-Cover letter that (1) includes the position title and job number as noted on the posting; and (2) specifically identifies how you meet the minimum qualifications and have the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below;
-Law school transcript (official or unofficial);
-One (1) Writing Sample
-Current printout of your attorney registration status from the Illinois ARDC website at (or your admitted state bar’s equivalent).
Failure to submit all materials will result in your application not being considered for the position.

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