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Senior Attorney

Website Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Under the general direction of the Chief Attorney of the District: (1) develop, assess, and negotiate contracts, including, without limitation, government procurement, consulting, construction, land use, concessions, and intergovernmental agreements; (2) represent the District in various courts and before administrative agencies, as well as assist in monitoring the status and progress of litigation assigned to outside counsel; and (3) assist in the review, drafting, and, when necessary, proposal of amendments to ordinances and internal policies and procedures. This position provides expert legal advice and counsel to District Departments, including the Office of the General Superintendent. This position requires initiative, flexibility, time management, and the ability to think and respond to urgent situations.

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