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Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor – Finance Division

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website City of Chicago

Department of Law is Hiring!

Finance Division attorneys provide legal assistance to City Departments, including with the Department of Finance, Department of Planning and Development and Department of Housing; serving as issuer’s counsel for the issuance of general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, and tax increment bonds; revitalizing blighted areas with projects that create jobs with tax increment financing (TIF); negotiating and closing multi-family housing loans and tax credits; reviewing proposed federal and state grants to the City; negotiating financial agreements with other local governments, and more.

The Assistant Corporation Counsel Supervisor supervises Finance Division lawyers and paralegals in their work on: (i) TIF transactions, (ii) other economic development matters, (iii) intergovernmental agreements, (iv) grants with other governments and entities, and (v) affordable housing transactions.


Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  •       Ten (10) years of legal experience as a licensed attorney;
  • Transactional experience in public finance and securities or federal tax law;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of TIF transactions;
  • Knowledge and prior experience in the area of affordable housing;
  • Experience in closing complex financing transactions;
  • Superior writing, research and editing skills;
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, monitor and control workflow deadlines;
  • Ability to communicate well with others and groups (both orally and in writing);
  • Exceptional client counseling skills;
  • Exceptional supervisory skills;
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with and motivate others; and
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit leadership and initiative on assigned tasks.


Application Process and Materials

You must submit an on-line application along with your resume here on this site by April 4, 2024.

  • 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;
  • Resume;
  • Law school transcript (official or unofficial)
  • One writing sample; and
  • 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.