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City of Oakland, Experienced Attorneys/Retired Judges

Deadline: Open until Filled

The City of Oakland is seeking to hire at least two experienced attorneys/retired judges to serve as independent hearing officers under a Contractor Services Agreement to hear appeals of city enforcement actions including but not limited to building, fire, and planning code violations and public nuisance actions.  Each contract is for a part-time, on-call basis for a period of two years or $30,000, whichever occurs first. 

The Request for Qualifications is posted at: www.oaklandca.gov/news/2022/request-for-qualifications-rfq-released-for-hearing-officer


City of Oakland

Deputy City Attorney II or II – General Public Safety, Rent & Code Enforcement

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified individual with knowledge and expertise in municipal law. The position will 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 such as conflicts, ethics, contracting, drafting and researching legislation, regulations, and policies. Experience providing advice to Boards/Commissions and/or City Councils, ordinance and regulation drafting, administrative procedures (including administrative remedies and rule-making), and litigation (including writs, appeals, and affirmative litigation) is desirable. 

As always, we are interested in recruiting from a broad and diverse pool of candidates and ask that you share this announcement with any interested parties. For more information and application instructions, please visit: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html.

Supervising Deputy City Attorney V – Real Estate, Housing, and Economic Development

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a seasoned real estate and community development attorney with significant expertise in affordable housing development and finance, development and/or transactional aspects of general real estate, and secured finance work to fill the position of Supervising Deputy City Attorney V. Expertise in land use, redevelopment, economic development, municipal law, and environmental law is a plus.

 

Supervising Deputy City Attorney V – Land Use, Planning, Zoning and Building Services

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a seasoned land use attorney with significant expertise advising in California public agencies, planning and zoning departments, building services departments and planning commissions on general regulatory land use matters to fill the position of Supervising Deputy City Attorney V. Expertise in economic development, municipal law, and environmental law is a plus.

 

Deputy City Attorney III – Real Estate, Housing, Economic Development and Redevelopment

The City Attorney’s Office seeks a seasoned real estate and community development attorney with significant expertise in affordable housing development and finance, development and/or transactional aspects of general real estate, and secured finance work to fill the position of Deputy City Attorney III or IV, depending on experience. Expertise in land use, redevelopment, economic development, municipal law, and environmental law is a plus.

 

To Apply: For more information and application instructions, visit https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html.

Public Finance Associate

Location: Hartford, CT
Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

Robinson+Cole, an AM Law 200 Firm, seeks an attorney to join its Public Finance practice group in its Hartford, CT office. One of the first nationally recognized bond counsel firms in the country, Robinson+Cole has been listed in The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace (Red Book) since the early 1940s and routinely ranks among the leaders, both nationally and regionally, as bond counsel and underwriters' counsel.

Qualified candidates will have two to five years of experience of representing state and municipal governments in the issuance of tax-exempt and other debt obligations, serving as bond counsel to issuers of general obligation bonds and notes, revenue bonds, tax credit bonds, lease financings, and conduit borrowings including experience drafting bond authorizations, negotiating indentures, advising clients on refunding transactions, arbitrage rebate liability, changes in use of bond-financed facilities, restructuring tax-exempt obligations due to financial distress, and guiding clients through Internal Revenue Service examinations of bond issues, and prior work experience in the banking or consumer finance fields is helpful but not required. Candidates should work well as part of a team and enjoy a fast-paced work environment. Admission to the Connecticut bar is required. Top academic and transactional credentials, excellent writing, research, negotiation, and communication skills also required.

Visit the link below to apply for this position online. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and transcript to Raquel Rodriguez, Legal Recruiting Coordinator.

 

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Position: Attorney

Location: Denver

Apply by: Open until its filled

Longino Public Finance, LLC (LPF) seeks to hire an attorney with at least one year’s experience to join its growing practice.  Candidates should possess a Colorado law license or the ability to join the Colorado Bar without testing. The firm’s compensation incentivizes attorneys with portable business, but portable business is not required.

LPF represents a variety of institutional clients nationwide in varied and unique transactions, including tax-exempt financings, troubled credit workouts and restructurings of secured loan transactions.
 
Qualified candidates will have an interest in representing sophisticated investors, a strong academic record, and a desire to work on complex, multi-party transactions.  

This position provides the opportunity to assist on every facet of every deal from beginning to end.  The individual best suited for the role will have uncompromising ethics, humility, a focus on delivering high-quality client service, attention to detail, and a desire to practice transactional law from a flexible platform.  Mentoring and training are important parts of the firm’s culture and will be provided.

Full time or part-time options are available for the right candidate. Depending on experience, candidates should expect to work regularly at the firm’s downtown Denver offices to participate fully in the firm’s practice.  
 
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
 
To be considered, interested, qualified candidates must send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to the office at longino.com.  

Good faith estimate of annualized salary range required by the State of Colorado:  $120,000 to $160,000.  Actual pay may be adjusted based upon various factors as permitted by law.  The firm offers its employees paid health insurance, paid dental insurance, paid parking and access to retirement benefits after a year of service. 


 

 

Job: Public Finance Associate Attorney

Company: Greenberg Traurig

Location: Denver, CO

Deadline: No deadline at this time

 

The Denver office of Greenberg Traurig has an opening for a Public Finance Associate with 1-3 years of experience. This position will include public finance and tax credit finance matters involving state, local, or tribal governmental entities and nonprofits: municipal bonds, notes and other obligations, commercial loans, tax exempt or taxable, for public infrastructure and other capital improvement projects; nonprofit and tribal health care, educational, cultural, and other facilities; new markets tax credits, low-income housing tax credits; Indian Tribal financings; and public private partnerships.  

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Drafts transaction documents including, indentures, loan agreements, certificates, and third-party consents.
  • Assists with review of due diligence materials.
  • Drafts securities disclosure offering documents, including limited offering memorandums and official statements.

Qualifications & Prior Experience:

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in public finance, real estate finance, and/or tax credit finance preferred
  • JD from accredited law school
  • Admission to the Colorado bar (or eligible to waive in with UBE score)
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Excellent legal research, writing, and interpersonal communication skills required

The annualized salary range for this position is $180,000 - $195,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. Full-time employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, short term disability, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401K, vacation, sick time, and an employee assistance program.  Additional voluntary programs include voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long-term care, voluntary critical illness. cancer insurance, and pet insurance.  

Greenberg Traurig is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.

To that end, GT, a Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified firm, continues with its current participation in Diversity Lab’s Mansfield Rule 4.0 initiative, which measures and seeks to increase diversity within law firms. Providing your data during the application process helps us with achieving that goal and with meeting reporting/record-keeping obligations under federal and state law and other legal requirements. Providing your data is entirely voluntary and will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be treated confidentially.

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Colorado Housing and Finance Authority

Position: Staff Attorney

Location: Denver, CO 

Deadline: N/A

The legal operations team is seeking a real estate attorney to provide advice on transactional real estate matters focusing on the implementation of business and multifamily lending programs, grant and subgrant programs; and asset management, including commercial loan servicing, program compliance, property transfers, workouts, and collateral dispositions. This individual will also be responsible for analyzing legislation, negotiating contracts for the organization, and assisting with commercial loan closings on an as-needed basis. The person in this position must possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Essential functions:

  • Interpret laws, regulations, guidelines and procedures related to CHFA’s programs
  • Advise various business units and negotiate matters related to the implementation of new multifamily and business finance programs, including the development of program contracts and forms 
  • Advise various business units; including our Commercial Development and Asset Management teams, and negotiate matters related to asset management, commercial loan servicing, program compliance, property transfers, workouts, and collateral dispositions
  • Negotiate and close commercial and multi-family real estate transactions
  • Review, draft and negotiate contracts and other legal documents relating to CHFA programs, services, technology and building maintenance
  • Analyze proposed and enacted legislation and its impact on CHFA operations and programs
  • Assist with open records requests
  • Will have the opportunity to assist with training, coaching and helping others to improve their knowledge and skills and other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability

  • Knowledge of Colorado real estate law, real estate loans, commercial lending, business entities, real estate transactions including title related issues, and familiarity with related documents;
  • Knowledge of general corporate structure and governance;
  • Experience with and knowledge of accepted practices and procedures used in reviewing title work, surveys, zoning ordinances and insurance certificates and policies preferred;
  • Strong legal research and writing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of laws and regulations to ensure proper compliance and oversight on business processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, productively and accurately in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and important deadlines
  • Strong and effective customer service, interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong and ethical decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in an effective and diplomatic manner 
  • Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial and cultural backgrounds essential
  • Proficient in MS Word and Outlook

Experience/Education

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience working on real estate, corporate and/or contract matters in a law firm or corporate legal or compliance department; with a preference for candidates that have experience with affordable housing, housing tax credits and/or New Markets Tax Credits
  • Must possess a law degree and be admitted to the Colorado Bar
  • Candidates with diverse qualities and backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply 

The person in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in a hybrid environment, which requires sitting, or if preferred standing, at a desk for the majority of the day. This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

Salary range: $82,000 - $131,000

Benefit information 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, with competitive rates 
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including paid volunteer time, and leave programs 
  • Please visit our benefits page for additional information 

How to apply: External candidates:Please submit your resume online at www.chfainfo.com/careers - Job Opportunities Tab
 

Debt Manager, Bond Issuance and Administration
Location: Denver, CO

Deadline: No deadline at this time
 

This position will help oversee and manage the issuance and administration of CHFA bonds. The scope of activities encompasses debt issuance, debt administration, regulatory and tax compliance, and financial and strategic planning and analysis. The Financial Manager will also manage, direct and plan the work of analyst team members by providing technical expertise and oversight.  This is position reports to the Director of Finance essential functions
 
Bond Issuance and Debt Administration:

  • Manages and oversees bond issuance and debt administration process and functions to ensure debt issuance and administration activities are in compliance with CHFA policies, procedures, and applicable regulatory and tax requirements
  • Maintains an involved awareness of economic and market conditions affecting CHFA’s debt portfolio and overall financial health and communicates implications to CHFA’s management
  • Coordinates, writes, and presents Board, rating agency and other reports and presentations as required
  • Acts as point of contact for outside banking firms, financial advisors, attorneys and rating agencies
  • Maintains a solid understanding of laws and regulations to ensure proper compliance and oversight on business processes
  • Oversees compliance with IRS and MSRB requirements
  • Manages multiple priorities and understands the cycle of a bond transaction

Leadership:

  • Facilitates collaboration throughout CHFA to achieve business strategies and financial goals
  • Fosters a high performing team that supports CHFA’s objectives and goals
  • Models and encourages open and effective communication
  • Ensures strong customer focus and communication with all CHFA internal and external customers;
  • Works closely with Finance Director, staff, and the leadership team to achieve divisional and organizational goals

Operational leadership and oversight:

  • Assists the Finance Director in developing the department’s annual budget, goals, and key priorities, and all accompanying reports
  • Responds to all internal, external Audit or Compliance Department findings in a timely and comprehensive manner
  • Provides analytical support and guidance in lending programs knowledge, skills, and ability

Requirements

  • Effective leadership skills demonstrating one’s ability to inspire and motivate high performance
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in an effective and diplomatic manner with management, Board, co-workers, investment/commercial bankers, trustees, and financial advisor
  • Strong and ethical decision-making skills
  • Strong proven analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and ability to learn computer systems related to debt management
  • Abilities that reflect our values:
  • Ability to continuously improve and develop knowledge and skills, while adapting quickly to changing circumstances and processes 
  • Ability to work towards inclusion in all activities and decisions through the solicitation and appreciation of diverse perspectives
  • Ability to exercise personal accountability in all activities and decisions 
  • Ability to embrace a culture of operational excellence to ensure processes are continually evaluated and improved as necessary 
  • Ability to operate with a sense of integrity 
  • Ability to have fun with a demonstrated sense of humor
  • Ability to establish rapport with persons of diverse ethnic, racial, and cultural backgrounds experience/education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics or a related field or demonstrated equivalent experience required
  • Master’s degree or other post graduate technical certification in Finance is desirable but not required
  • Successful candidate must possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in public finance, public debt issuance, or industry related experience with a proven track record of results and leadership equipment used
  • Telephone; personal computer; calculator; photocopier, fax machine, and Smartphone.

Physical Environment
The incumbent in this position will perform the essential functions of the position primarily in a hybrid office environment, which requires sitting at a desk for the majority of the day. In addition, there will be occasional travel where the incumbent must have the ability to drive a vehicle for statewide travel or fly out of state; with the ability to walk short distances to access buildings on-site visits (adaptive equipment may also be substituted).  Ability to read, hear and speak.  Ability to type and work on computers, with or without assisting devices. Ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

 
Validation Statement
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

 

Salary range: $97,000 - $154,000 (Range based on candidate experience and skill level)
Benefit information 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, with very low rates
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including paid volunteer time, holidays, and other leave programs
  •  401k match, educational assistance, and professional development opportunities
  • Please visit our benefits page for additional information

How To Apply
External candidates: Please submit your resume online at www.chfainfo.com/careers - Job Opportunities Tab

 

Mission: We strengthen Colorado by investing in affordable housing and community development.

Vision: Everyone in Colorado will have the opportunity for housing stability and economic prosperity. 

With respect to its programs, services, activities, and employment practices, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority assesses qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. Requests for reasonable accommodation or any complaints alleging violation of this nondiscrimination policy should be directed to the nondiscrimination coordinator, 1.800.877.2432, CHFA 1981 Blake street, Denver co 80202, available weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Public Finance Paralegal

Location: Denver, CO
Deadline: It will remain opened until filled.

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a paralegal in our Denver office to support our nationally-recognized public finance lawyers who represent governmental entities and 501(c)(3) exempt organizations in virtually every type of public finance transaction. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include:

  • Preparation of documentation for municipal bond offerings, including organizing, proofreading and assembling documents
  • Conducting due-diligence; gathering and organizing financial data related to bond issuers from public sources, drafting documents 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 detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and with an understanding of 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 work experience with financial or real estate transactions, ideally in public finance; intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Excel); and strong basic mathematical skills. Basic understanding of financial statements and experience with document management systems would be very helpful. Must be able to work overtime, as needed. Candidates with experience in other practice areas or whose experience and skills are closely related to this position will be considered.

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Position: Attorney for the Division of Bond Finance

Application Deadline: August 5, 2022

The SBA is seeking an Attorney for the Division of Bond Finance. The Attorney performs legal services in connection with state bond programs under the director of the Division’s Senior Attorneys, General Counsel, and Division Director. These services are performed on behalf of the Departments of Transportation, Education, Environmental Protection and Management Services, and any other state agency requesting such services. This role will also advise other professionals, members of state government, and the public in matters concerning state and federal laws as they relate to Florida bonds.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing legal services for the issuance of State bonds
  • Providing legal services related to Division operations and State debt
  • Reviewing University debt and Public Private Partnership requests for compliance with appropriate Board of Governors guidelines, performs analyses, and assists with preparation of the Division’s analysis and recommendation of the transaction for Board consideration.
  • Drafting and/or reviewing proposed legislation and rules related to Stat debt and reviews such documents prepared by other staff
  • Advocating the Division’s views in discussions concerning bonds
  • Performing other duties as assigned

What you should have 

Admission to the Florida Bar as a member in good standing and a minimum of one year of professional experience in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law, or in administrative or judicial hearings 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • General knowledge of State laws relating to the issuance of bonds
  • General understanding of Florida legislative and governmental processes and procedures
  • Excellent problem and potential problem identification ability
  • Ability to analyze information and formulate workable solutions under stressful circumstances
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment 
  • Intermediate-level Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Hiring Range: $66,600 - $83,300

Here's how to Apply: Go to jobs.sbafla.com

Who We Are 
The State Board of Administration of Florida (SBA) is the investment organization managing the assets of the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and other funds. With more than $200 billion in total assets under management, the SBA is one of the largest institutional investors in the world.  A key responsibility is the management of the FRS Pension Plan, the 5th largest public pension fund in the U.S.  Year after year, the SBA is able to accomplish sound, long-term investment returns above the benchmark, while always keeping our beneficiaries’ interests at the forefront of our actions. At the SBA we recognize that our talented colleagues drive our sophisticated investment strategies, prudently balance risk and reward, and generate above-benchmark returns while adhering to the highest professional and fiduciary standards.  It is vital to maintain the trust of the employees and beneficiaries of the funds we oversee. The SBA is committed to seeking individuals who will enhance our team by contributing to our knowledge pool while adhering to the ethics and integrity that underscore our investment strategies and management.

 

Public Finance Associate

Location: Baltimore, MD
Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled.

Our Baltimore office seeks to hire an associate with at least 2 years of experience to join our industry-leading public finance practice. We represent a wide variety of institutional clients nationwide, including underwriters, large non-profit institutions, banks, real estate lenders, and developers, as well as state and local governmental issuers. Qualified candidates will have a strong transaction background with excellent writing ability, experience working on complex, multi-party transactions, and experience or interest in public finance. Experience with public finance transactions and securities laws is a plus. General real estate or corporate law practitioners will also be considered. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment in a national law firm. Active bar in MD is preferred.

 

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Position: Paralegal – Finance (Hybrid)

Location: Minneapolis

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking a paralegal to support our nationally-recognized public finance lawyers who represent governmental entities and 501(c)(3) exempt organizations in virtually every type of public finance transaction. This position is located in Minneapolis and offers a work schedule of 3 days a week in the office. The successful candidate will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include: 

  • preparation of documentation for municipal bond offerings, including organizing, proofreading and assembling documents
  • conducting due-diligence; gathering and organizing financial data related to bond issuers from public sources, drafting documents 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 detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple priorities, and with an understanding of 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 work experience with financial or real estate transactions, ideally in public finance; intermediate level of technical proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (including Excel); and strong basic mathematical skills.  A basic understanding of financial statements and experience with document management systems would be very helpful.   Must be able to work overtime, as needed. Candidates with experience in other practice areas or whose experience and skills are closely related to this position will be considered.

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and supporting communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates, including women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with a disability, are encouraged to apply.

The health, safety, and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.
The firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Ballard Spahr offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and a generous paid time off program. 

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please visit https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers and apply online.

Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.

Position: Associate Attorney – Public Finance

Location: Camden, NJ

Apply: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/1037792

Deadline: Open until filled

Description
Parker McCay P.A. is seeking to hire an associate attorney (preferably 1-5 years of relevant experience) for our Public Finance department in the firm's Camden, New Jersey office. Our public finance attorneys act as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, trustee's counsel, and borrower's counsel for public, not-for-profit, educational and private clients with respect to tax-exempt financings, taxable financings, and related matters. Clients include local municipalities, counties and school districts, local and county utility authorities, county improvement authorities, bi-state agencies, investment banks, trustees, and other market participants. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney to develop his or her practice doing sophisticated work in a high-energy, high-reward setting.

Parker McCay provides competitive salaries and benefits to all staff including 100% paid single health insurance plus a portion of dependent costs, 401(k) match and profit sharing.

Essential Functions
Essential functions include, but are not limited to the below: 

  • Drafting legal documents relating to a public and project finance transaction, including indentures, loan/security/collateral agreements, resolutions, opinions and memoranda, as well as other transaction documents relating to the financing of public, non-profit, and educational facilities. Perform analysis and make or suggest opinions that impact the client.
  • Prepare and enter daily time entries.

Requirements
Requirements include, but are not limited to the below:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school with admission to the New Jersey Bar. Additional Bar admissions are a plus, but not required.
  • Strong interest and aptitude for matters related to public finance.
  • Strong transaction background with excellent writing ability, experience working on complex, multi-party transactions.
  • Experience with general project finance and securities laws is a plus. 
  • General real estate or corporate law practitioners will also be considered.
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and to establish work priorities.
  • Ability to work within established systems and processes involving extensive collaboration with other attorneys, paralegals and office staff.
  • Work to generate new clients through individual and firm-wide networking and marketing efforts. Comfortable meeting with clients and public speaking.
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial.
  • Commitment to maintaining a high-level of proficiency in the most current and advanced legal techniques.

Scope
This job description describes the general nature of the job and does not represent that all duties will be performed by all individuals who hold the job. This job description does not limit the tasks that an employee may reasonably be requested to perform and in no way alters Parker McCay P.A.’s at-will policy.

This organization is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the maintenance of an employment environment which is welcoming of persons from diverse backgrounds and free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, and in which all of the legal rights of our employees are recognized and protected. Unlawful discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, genetic information, medical condition, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, all other characteristics proscribed by law, and discrimination on the basis of gender identity and/or expression are strictly prohibited.

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) 

Position: Associate Counsel
Location: New York City
Salary: The salary is a maximum of $160,000
Application date: Open until filled

DUTIES:
The Attorney / Associate Counsel will be responsible for all aspects of single-family and multi-family bond housing financings and other legal areas as required and the supervision of legal and support staff engaged in similar duties. HCR includes two primary bond issuers: the State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA), which issues single-family mortgage revenue bonds, and the New York State Housing Finance Agency (HFA), which issues multi-family bonds. The Attorney/Associate Counsel is responsible for legal duties in connection with bond issuance activities for both SONYMA and HFA and is expected to have experience in single-family and multi-family finance.   

QUALIFICATIONS:    

  • Must be admitted to the practice of law in New York State;
  • Must have at least two years of experience in tax-exempt single and multi-family bond financing gained working at firms that specialize in tax-exempt housing bond issues, or with underwriters as in-house counsel or at other housing bond issuers. 
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with staff and outside attorneys and consultants
  • Ability to supervise professional legal staff; 
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills;
  • Record of productivity;
  • Demonstrated history of good record of attendance and punctuality.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and employee will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as assigned.

What we offer: 
Extensive benefits package including paid leave, excellent health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits; Promotional opportunity for dedicated professionals. 
 

How to Apply:

Applicants must include resume and cover and please send to:

Barbara Roslyn, Deputy General Counsel
New York State Homes and Community Renewal
641 Lexington avenue
New York, New York 10022
barbara.roslyn@hcr.ny.gov

 


 

Public Finance Attorney, Buffalo
Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join its Public Finance practice in the firm’s Buffalo office. Successful candidates will have experience working on legal matters involving corporate, tax, securities law, or municipal law. Entry-level candidates with an interest in a transactional practice will also be considered. Please apply online by visiting our career page at www.hodgsonruss.com.
 
Public Finance Attorney, Rochester or Albany
Hodgson Russ LLP is seeking an attorney to join its Public Finance practice in the firm’s Rochester or Albany office. Successful candidates will have at least three years of experience working on transactional legal matters. Preferred candidates will have experience with tax-exempt financings as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and/or borrower’s counsel, tax law, municipal law and commercial finance. Please apply online by visiting our career page at www.hodgsonruss.com.

 


 

Office of the NYS Comptroller

POSITION: Assistant Counsel, SG P03

STATUS:  Exempt

NEGOTIATING UNIT: M/C

LOCATION: Division of Legal Services 110 State Street, 14th floor Albany, NY 12236


DUTIES:

Provide legal counsel to the Office of Budget and Policy Analysis, including the Bureau of Debt Management

  • Advise on all issues relating to bond issuance and management of the State’s bond portfolio.
  • Assist in assuring compliance with disclosure requirements imposed by federal securities laws and regulations.
  • Provide legal advice with respect to terms and conditions of debt securities issuances; research and analyze proposed legislation and statutory enactments.
  • Advise agency staff on development of State’s Annual Information Statement. 
  • Research, analyze and respond to legal issues that arise from agency staff’s review of materials provided to the Public Authorities Review Board and assist agency staff with comments, as appropriate.

Oversee the issuance of State general obligation bonds

  • Serve as liaison with special counsel, bond counsel, and tax counsel to coordinate issues of general obligation new money and refunding bonds.
  • Interact with accounting operations staff and with staff of other state agencies to gather information and project data needed to size deals and to determine tax status of bonds.
  • Research and analyze legal issues 
  • Research, analyze and respond to legal issues arising in connection with the management, operations, and finances of State and local authorities, agencies, and entities that are audited by OSC.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in State constitutional provisions, statutes, bond resolutions and covenants pertaining to the issuance of general obligation bonds.
  • Working knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code’s provisions relating to public finance.
  • Working knowledge of federal securities laws and regulations regarding disclosure requirements.
  • Working knowledge of principles of financial aspects related to the issuance of municipal bonds (e.g., the relationships between price, yield, coupon, amortization structures; liquidity facilities; derivatives, including interest rate swaps.)
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar and have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar.

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit a clear concise resume, cover letter, and writing sample stating how you meet the minimum qualification to Recruit@osc.ny.gov no later than February 14, 2022. Please reference Item #01155-DG in the subject line and on the cover letter.

This is an exempt class position. Under Civil Service Law, employees appointed to exempt class positions do not gain tenure protection and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.

Starting Salary: $104,651-$153,898, Salary commensurate with experience.

Contact: Office of Human Resources 110 State Street, 12th Floor Albany, NY 12236; Attn: Daniel Gibbs

 


 

NY Office Housing Bond Associate

Location: New York, NY
Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled; early applications are encouraged.

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP seeks an associate to join our single family and multifamily housing finance practice in our New York City office. We are a nine-office national law firm with a practice focused on financings addressing society's most pressing needs. Experience the daily professional and personal satisfaction of knowing that your participation in complicated, innovative transactions (many designated ESGs) will be instrumental in providing housing to lower-income borrowers and tenants across the country.

You will work on challenging transactions employing cutting-edge financial products. We are the nation's leading firm for sophisticated housing finance, and maintain this position through our unrelenting commitment to client service, professional excellence, integrity and collaborative issue-solving. We offer a collegial work setting, a problem-solving environment and extensive direct contact with clients and senior partners.

Candidates must have 0-4 years' experience, with 2+ years'; experience in Big Law or other experience in transaction law or securities law a plus, and be motivated self-starters with excellent communication skills, a commitment to ethics and professional excellence, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. New York bar admission, or pending bar admission, is required.

If you are looking for a unique opportunity to build a career in public finance, and a career perhaps more fulfilling than the typical large firm practice, we want to hear from you. Interested candidates should submit a resume, law school transcript and cover letter to bradafshar@hawkins.com.

 

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Public Finance Attorney

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled. 

Dinsmore & Shohl, a prominent national law firm with over 725 attorneys in 29 cities, has an immediate opportunity available for a Public Finance Associate in the Cincinnati office. Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of experience in public, municipal, or commercial finance. Responsibilities include serving as bond counsel, representing lenders, borrowers, and underwriters in a wide range of financial transactions, managing all levels of transactions through to closing, developing best practices, and utilizing all available resources to resolve legal issues and counsel clients. If you have strong general tax, corporate, or transactional experience and are interested in transitioning to public finance, we also encourage you to apply. 

All candidates should have a strong academic background, be detail oriented, and possess excellent research, writing, analytical, and communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates licensed to practice in Ohio, however, out of state candidates who are either willing to sit for the Ohio bar or eligible for admission in Ohio will be considered.

APPLY VIA EMAIL OR MAIL: Please send cover letter, resume, and transcript to Jennifer Stark, Director of Recruiting and Legal Personnel, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1900, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, or to dinsmore.legalrecruiting@dinsmore.com.

 

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Paralegal – Finance, (Commercial Finance)

Location: Philadelphia, PA
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
  • 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.

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

For immediate consideration, please visit the link below and submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

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Position: Municipal Research Analyst / Legal Specialist
Location: Menomonee Falls, WI
Applications Due: Open until filled
 
Allspring Global Investments™ is a leading independent asset management firm that offers a broad range of investment products and solutions designed to help meet clients’ goals. At Allspring, our vision is to inspire a new era of investing that pursues both financial returns and positive outcomes. With decades of trusted experience propelling us forward, we strive to build portfolios aimed at generating successful outcomes for our clients. We do this through the independence of thought that powers our investment strategies and by bringing a renewed approach to look around the corner to unlock what’s possible. Allspring is a global company committed to thoughtful investing, purposeful planning, and the desire to deliver outcomes that expand above and beyond financial gains. 
 
Job description  

​Allspring Global Investment is seeking a Municipal Research Analyst/Legal Specialist to join the successful and growing Municipal Bond portfolio management team. The Municipal Bond team manages over $40B tax-exempt fixed income assets in various short and long-term duration separate accounts and mutual funds. Investments are made in both investment grade and non-investment grade securities.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct primary and secondary market municipal credit research utilizing fundamental credit analysis.
  • Surveillance of existing security holdings.
  • Daily discussions with portfolio managers regarding the purchase and sale of securities, with an emphasis on the underlying credit fundamentals of issuers.
  • Documentation of credit recommendations and rating changes by the major credit rating agencies.
  • Analysis of assigned sectors and monitoring of general credit trends in the municipal bond market
  • Identification of relative value opportunities amongst credits and sectors.
  • Advise team on legal structure of transactions including lien/collateral position and rights & remedies analysis.
  • Advise team on corporate actions involving consent/waiver requests to modify muni documentation.
  • Advise team on defaults, workouts, and restructurings of muni l holdings.
  • Advise team on trading restrictions and reviewing confidentiality/non-discourse agreements.
  • Advise team on investor letters and forward delivery agreements.
  • Advise team on bankruptcy matters when needed.
  • Advise team on private placements of municipal transactions.
  • Update team on municipal legal and regulatory matters involving SEC, EMMA, NABL, IRS, MSRB, etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:         

​5+ years of investment research and/or public finance/commercial lending legal experience.
Active J.D. license.

Here's a link to the full job description.
 

 

 

Public Finance Project Attorney

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Deadline: It will remain open until the position is filled.

von Briesen & Roper, s.c., one of Wisconsin’s leading law firms, recognized as a “Best Places to Work,” a “Top Workplace” and an established leader in expertise, service and technology, seeks a project attorney to join our team.

We seek an attorney to become an integral part of our public finance team whose primary function will be to review, analyze, and edit transactional documents, research statutes and regulations, and handle other aspects of public financing transactions. We seek a candidate with a minimum of three years of transactional experience in public or commercial finance. The preferred candidate is a team-oriented, dedicated professional with the ability to handle several projects with exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Flexible work arrangements will be considered.

We encourage you to learn more about us at www.vonbriesen.com.

Qualified applicants may apply via our website below or send resume and salary requirements to hr@vonbriesen.com.

 

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Position Title:  Business Attorney
Firm:  Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A.
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Application Deadline: Open until filled

Brief Description:    
Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A. is accepting resumes for attorneys with 2-5 years' experience in corporate, real estate, and finance transactional matters for our Albuquerque and/or Santa Fe offices. Experience in corporate and municipal finance, business law, and real estate law is a plus. This position provides the opportunity to work on important and interesting transactions for A Level clients. Prefer practitioner with strong academic credentials, and law firm or government experience. The firm offers an excellent benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Please send an indication of interest and resume to Adrian Salazar, via email to jobs@rodey.com with "Business Attorney" in the subject line, or P.O. Box 1888, Albuquerque, NM 87103. All inquiries are kept confidential. Please see https://www.rodey.com/business-attorney.aspx for more information.

Position: Paralegal

Location: Portland, Oregon

Application Deadline: Open until its filled

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP, a public finance law firm, is seeking a paralegal to support our nationally-recognized practice; this position is located in Portland, Oregon, and offers the opportunity for a hybrid work schedule. A Hawkins paralegal is an integral part of the firm. As a member of the financing team, you will work on sophisticated financial transactions representing state agencies, local governments, and investment banks in virtually every type of municipal bond transaction.  

The successful candidate must demonstrate intelligence, excellent writing, speaking, and organizational skills, as well as an ability to multitask and meet deadlines. Candidates should be proactive, enthusiastic to learn, and proficient with Microsoft Office applications.  Attention to detail is of utmost importance, and experience with a document management systems is helpful. A bachelor’s degree is required. 

How to apply: Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Bonnie Radafshar at bradafshar@hawkins.com.