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The City of Chicago Law Department is seeking an attorney for the position of Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor in the Regulatory and Contracts Division, which handles a wide range of transactional, regulatory and litigation matters including those relating to city purchasing, environmental issues, utility regulation, and O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor will work under the general supervision of the Deputy Corporation Counsel and Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel of the division and will primarily handle and supervise transactional and regulatory matters. The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor will provide legal representation to City departments, which may include, for example, the Department of Procurement Services, the Department of Finance, the Chicago Department of Aviation, the Department of Transportation, etc. The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor will analyze proposed transactions for compliance with laws and regulations; conduct legal research; advise City departments on legal compliance; review, draft, and negotiate contracts for the purchase of goods, work and services, leases, concession agreements, agreements with federal agencies and airlines, and other agreements, and review and draft proposed ordinances related to such agreements; review and comment on proposed legislation and rule-makings; and also supervise more junior attorneys on such tasks and monitor outside counsel on certain matters. The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor may be required to assist in all of the practice areas handled by the division (transactional, aviation, regulatory, litigation) as necessary, and may be required to attend client meetings or hearings onsite at the City’s airports or other City facilities.
By the post-extension date March 9, 2023, you must submit an on-line application that attaches the following materials:
-Cover letter that (1) includes the position title and job number as noted on the posting; and (2) includes a preference for aviation or non-aviation transactional work; and (3) specifically identifies how you meet the minimum qualifications and have the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below;
-Law school transcript (official or unofficial);
-One writing sample; and
-Current printout of your attorney registration status from the Illinois ARDC website at www.iardc.org (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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