Associate Counsel
Metropolitan Transportation Authority - Manhattan, NY

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Job Information

SALARY RANGE: Min. $91,927 Mid. $114,909
DEPT/DIV: General Counsel
SUPERVISOR: Deputy General Counsel
HOURS OF WORK: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (7.5 hours per day).

This position subject is to financial disclosure.


Provide legal services to MTA, its affiliates and subsidiaries.


Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other agreements and provide advice to other departments and agencies in implementing transactions.
Provide support and advice to other departments, agencies and senior staff in reviewing Board materials and preparing for Committee and Board meetings.
Provide advice on a wide variety of non-litigation matters, issues or policies relate to MTA affaires, including proposed and enacted legislation, procurement matters, advertising, contractor responsibility, corporate issues and employment practices, and state and federal rules and regulations.
Provide support for other attorneys in the MTA Legal Department to make the task allocation more efficient based on experience and expertise.
Provide legal advice and instructions to all levels of management at MTA and its subsidiaries and affiliates on a variety of issues ranging from matters with significant cost and policy implications to routine matters.


Ability to communicate effectively in a clear and understandable manner, both in writing and verbally.
Ability to analyze problems and to propose practical solutions.
Ability to negotiate effectively.
Ability to organize and present thoughts in a logical manner.
Ability to work effectively with others.
Ability to instill a feeling of confidence in attorney┬┐s advice and recommendations.

Education and Experience

Admission to the NY State Bar.
Minimum of 5 years legal experience.
Experience in commercial transactional matters preferred.
Experience with public procurement matters preferred.
Experience with corporate compliance issues preferred.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

MTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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