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Finance Paralegal 

Office: Ballard Spahr LLP

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: 01/24/21

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a paralegal to support our nationally-recognized public finance lawyers who represent state and local governments and authorities, nonprofit organizations, investment banks, and banking institutions in virtually every type of municipal bond transaction. The successful candidate will be located in our Philadelphia PA office and will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include: preparation of documentation for closings including, organizing proofreading and assembling documents; conducting due-diligence; drafting bond documents, disclosure documents, closing certificates and opinions; coordinating closing logistics; preparing and filing of UCC Financing Statements; researching industry databases and applicable law.

We are seeking someone who is energetic, detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and understands the cycle of a transaction. Candidates considered will be proactive self-starters with demonstrated experience maintaining high quality work products in a fast-paced environment and within time constraints. Successful candidates will have proven track record in preparing project schedules and monitoring deadlines and deliverables from various project parties.

Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous paid time off program. For immediate consideration, please visit https://ballardspahr.silkroad.com/epostings/ for the full description and apply online. 


Office: Oakland City Attorney’s Office

Location: Oakland, California

Deadline: 01/4/21

Neighborhood Law Corps Attorney [URGENT HIRE]:The Neighborhood Law Corps (NLC) is a unique, innovative, and award-winning community law program that focuses on proactive, neighborhood-based, and community-directed lawyering. NLC attorneys focus on combating blight, human trafficking, public safety, tenant protection, and other important community concerns and quality of life issues by performing litigation, policy work, and other actions. This is a 2-year at-will position, California Bar required. Apply here.

Fellowship Host: The Oakland City Attorney's Office is accepting applications for third-year law students and lawyers completing judicial clerkships or other fellowships who are able to secure funding (e.g., through their law school or a foundation) to work with its Community Lawyering and Civil Rights Unit and/or its Neighborhood Law Corps (“NLC”) starting in 2021. The City cannot provide independent funding to fellows, but will host and rely on fellows as full members of the team. Apply here.

Deputy City Attorney II or III—General & Complex Litigation: The Office of the City Attorney seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III position in the General and Complex Litigation Division of the Office of the City Attorney. Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable for the position of Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III with placement depending on experience. Apply here

Deputy City Attorney II or III—Labor & Employment: The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual with expertise in labor and employment law to work on a wide range of personnel matters across a variety of City's departments, including an ongoing opportunity to work on matters directly impacting police accountability and public-safety reform. Apply here.

Deputy City Attorney II or III— General Public Safety, Rent, & Code Enforcement: The City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual with knowledge and expertise in municipal law to work in practice areas including code enforcement, public nuisance, administrative hearings, rent regulation, and other practice areas that may include, but not be limited to, affirmative litigation, constitutional issues (due process, equal protection, privileges & immunities) and providing advice on a wide range of issues. Apply here.


 Attorney

Firm: Longino Public Finance LLC

Location: Denver, CO

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

Longino Public Finance is a boutique public finance law firm based in exciting downtown Denver, Colorado. LPF seeks to hire an attorney with at least two years of experience to join a growing practice. LPF represents a variety of institutional clients nationwide in varied and unique transactions, including tax-exempt financings, refinancings and troubled credit workouts and restructurings.  

Qualified candidates will have a strong public finance or lending background with excellent academics and writing ability, experience working on complex, multi-party transactions and an interest in public finance. Candidates with bankruptcy experience are also welcome to apply.  

This position provides the opportunity to assist on every facet of every deal from beginning to end. While mentoring and collaboration are integral to a successful work environment, LPF does not wish to micromanage its lawyers and prefers to bring on a smart, kind and humble individual with uncompromising ethics and a focus on client service who gets excited about complex transactions and wants to be given an opportunity to flourish from a flexible platform. Compensation is expected to be competitive with larger firms in Denver, and the firm's compensation incentivizes attorneys with portable business.

Full time or part-time options are available for the right candidate. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Interested, qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to office@longino.com. LPF will hire carefully as the firm wants its lawyers to be with the firm for a long time.


Paralegal - Public Finance 

Firm: Ballard Spahr LLP

Location: Baltimore, MD

Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a paralegal in our Philadelphia office to support our nationally-recognized finance lawyers who represent commercial lenders in virtually every type of commercial financing transaction. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include:  preparation of documentation for closings including, organizing, proofreading and assembling documents; conducting due-diligence; drafting loan documents, closing certificates and opinions; coordinating closing logistics; preparing and filing of UCC Financing Statements; researching industry databases, publicly-available information from local governments and other sources, and applicable law.

This position requires someone who is energetic, detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and understands the cycle of a transaction. Candidates considered will be proactive self-starters with demonstrated experience maintaining high quality work products in a fast-paced environment and within time constraints. Strong writing and proofreading skills, oral communication skills, research, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential to be successful in this position.

Minimum requirements include prior experience as a paralegal in commercial lending transactions, public finance, and UCC Article 9; demonstrated written and oral communication skills, intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Excel) and document management systems. Must be able to work overtime, as needed. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous paid time off program. For immediate consideration, please visit https://ballardspahr.silkroad.com/epostings/ and apply online.


Bond Attorney

Firm: Knutson, Flynn & Deans, P.A.

Location: Mendota Heights, MN

Expires: 1/15/2021

Knutson, Flynn & Deans, P.A. is seeking to hire an experienced bond lawyer to join our team. Experience acting as bond counsel for local governments and school districts is preferred. Our firm is recognized as a leading bond counsel for school district bond issues, refunding issues, certificates of participation issues, lease-purchase financings, and tax and aid anticipation borrowings. We have worked on hundreds of bond and levy elections and related financings. The firm also has a large Minnesota school law practice which is often affected by finance related matters.  We have represented the Minnesota School Boards Association for over 50 years and have excellent relationships with Minnesota School Districts. We would expect the applicant to be eligible for admission to the Minnesota bar. We provide competitive compensation commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits. Please send a cover letter, resume and law school transcript to:

Thomas Deans
Knutson, Flynn & Deans, PA
1155 Centre Pointe Drive
Mendota Heights, MN 55120

tdeans@kfdmn.com
(651) 225-0616

pmartin@kfdmn.com 
(651) 222-0625


Mid to Senior Level Tax Attorney

Firm: Kutak Rock LLP

Location: Washington, DC

Expires: 12/31/2020

Kutak Rock LLP is seeking a section 103 tax associate or lateral partner to join our national public finance practice. The position will be located in the firm's District of Columbia office. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in municipal finance. A candidate with a LL.M. in taxation is a plus but is not required. Responsibilities include the following: drafting tax documents and forms; drafting or reviewing tax disclosure for official statements; ensuring all tax-advantaged financings for which Kutak Rock serves as counsel satisfy the federal tax requirements and conform to all federal tax restrictions; advising clients and transactional attorneys within the firm of the federal tax requirements related to tax-advantaged financings; brainstorming solutions to tax problems; explaining the remedial action provisions of the Income Tax Regulations; advising issuers and conduit borrowers with respect to rebate and other arbitrage compliance matters; understanding yield calculation methodology; serving as counsel to issuers and conduit borrowers during examinations of bond issues by the IRS; counseling clients and other participants regarding miscellaneous tax issues such as original issue discount, market discount, bond premium, interest rate swaps, issuing bonds on a forward basis; possess a general knowledge of classification of different tax entities such as partnership, trust, custodian, and associations taxable as corporations; and serving as counsel to issuers, borrowers, and others seeking guidance regarding the federal income tax implications of owning or selling tax-exempt bonds.

All candidates should either be licensed to practice in the District of Columbia or qualify to waive into the District of Columbia Bar, have a strong academic background, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. The candidate must be proactive and will be expected to work with lawyers located in multiple Kutak Rock offices.

Apply here: https://www.kutakrock.com/careers/wash-mid-senior-level-tax-assoc-attny-wdc010920 


Assistant General Counsel (Agency Affairs)

Company: The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

Location: Washington, DC

Expires: 12/28/2020

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) whose mission is to enhance the fiscal and financial stability, accountability and integrity of the Government of the District of Columbia is in search of a Assistant General Counsel. This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Agency Affairs.  The incumbent will provide legal advice to the Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chief Financial Officers and other OCFO staff with regard to a variety of projects involving comprehensive legal issues; i.e. appropriations, budgetary and fiscal issues, financial management, agency financial operations, public finance and economic development, and employee benefit plans. Read the full description here.

 

For initial review, please submit your resume to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Human Resources Division, located at 1101 4th Street, SW, Suite W220, Washington, DC 20024 or to letat.collins@dc.gov.

To complete an application or for additional details related to this vacancy, please visit www.cfo.dc.gov and reference announcement number: 21-AD-OGC-0001.

The OCFO offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, retirement, and educational assistance.  


Assistant General Counsel

Agency Division: Office of General Counsel

Location: Washington, DC

Expires: 12/15/2020

The Office of the General Counsel (OGC) supports the dynamic environment of the Agency and its mission by creatively solving legal problems, facilitating transactions, and providing advice and counsel to foster sound decision-making. In serving the Agency's interests, the OGC pursues excellence in the quality of client service and maintains the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity.

The Assistant General Counsel is responsible for providing legal counsel and support services in a range of general and specialized areas that affect the policies and programs of the Agency. The legal aspects of the Agency's operations and business decisions include; tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions, other types of multifamily and single family loans and neighborhood investments, contracts, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Read full job description here

Apply here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/346246


Associate Attorney 

Firm: Gilmore & Bell, P.C.

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Expires: 12/8/2020

Gilmore & Bell, P.C., one of the leading public finance law firms in the United States, is seeking an associate attorney to join our Salt Lake City office. Our offices are located downtown close to restaurants, TRAX stops, and shopping. We offer a friendly, relaxed, and collaborative office environment and excellent benefits. All of our employees are equipped to work remotely during the ongoing pandemic and we do not require that employees work in the office at this time.

Responsibilities:

  • Represent states, counties, housing authorities, and other governmental and quasi-governmental entities or 501(c)(3) organizations as bond counsel in bond and lease financings, economic development incentives, public-private partnerships and other project financings.
  • Act as underwriter's counsel and bank counsel in public finance transactions.

Requirements:

  • J.D. with excellent academic credentials
  • 0-4 years work experience, public finance/bond counsel experience not required
  • Interest in transactional legal work
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail and accuracy and commitment to excellence
  • Independent, action-oriented thinker who can successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with a minimum of supervision
  • Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Hardworking and a team player
  • Able to fully embrace our firm culture of “Smarter, Faster, Nicer”

Preferred But Not Required:

  • Prior work experience in public finance, securities, real estate or tax
  • General knowledge of municipal finance and bond terminology

To apply for this opportunity and start your career with our firm, please send a resume, transcript, and cover letter to jhain@gilmorebell.com