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The Legal Department of the Metropolitan Water District has one (1) opening for a Senior Deputy General Counsel in the General Counsel's Office. These positions will report to the General Counsel and will have the opportunity to work in an invigorating, collaborative and challenging legal environment as a member of a highly professional and effective team of 20 attorneys plus paralegals and support staff, providing a variety of legal services in many different areas. SUMMARY This Senior Deputy General Counsel serves as a legal expert for and on behalf of Metropolitan, and is responsible for safeguarding and enhancing Metropolitan’s rights, entitlements, interests, and assets. In general, the Senior Deputy should feel comfortable handling litigation in a variety of substantive areas and be willing to learn new matters. The Senior Deputy needs to work well with others, both internally and externally, and be comfortable working as part of a team. May act as a lead coordinating and reviewing work assignments of employees and outside counsel performing the same general work on a day-to-day basis. The job duties and minimum qualifications for the Senior Deputy General Counsel position in general are described below. For this posting, Metropolitan is seeking to fill a Senior Deputy General Counsel position with expertise in public finance law. For this position, knowledge of public agency laws such as the Brown Act and the California Public Records Act and experience working for or representing public agencies, providing legal advice, working with boards, committees or legislative bodies, including serving as counsel during public meetings and hearings, is preferred. For public finance law, the ideal candidate will have knowledge of public agency finance law and experience with issuance of a variety of debt instruments and instruments and agreements connected with such debt instruments including but not limited to revenue bonds, general obligation bonds, variable rate debt obligations, direct placements, commercial paper and liquidity facilities. The candidate will also have knowledge of required disclosure documents, continuing disclosure obligations, the roles and responsibilities of Municipal Advisors, bond counsel, disclosure counsel, and underwriters. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with public finance-related litigation including validation and reverse validation actions, constitutional challenges and gift of public funds. This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job. USD $162,240.00/Yr. - USD $212,493.00/Yr. http://mwdh2o.com/careers/Job Listings/Senior Deputy General Counsel.pdf
Area: 213
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 4/16/2019
The law firm of Bryant Miller Olive seeks an experienced associate to join the firm’s public finance team. The ideal candidate would have experience with state laws governing municipal finance and the federal tax aspects of municipal bond law. An undergraduate background in finance or accounting, or other relevant finance-related work experience is a plus. Bryant Miller Olive is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity as a fundamental hallmark of the culture of the firm and so we encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please forward your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format to careers@bmolaw.com.
Area: 850
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 4/16/2019
The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified individual for a Deputy City Attorney II or Deputy City Attorney III position in the General & Complex Litigation Division (Defense). Significant litigation experience including writ and appellate experience is desirable, with placement depending on experience. The Oakland City Attorney’s Office is a dynamic, innovative and award-winning municipal law practice working to protect and advance the rights and interests of Oakland residents. Typical duties of a Deputy City Attorney in the Office’s Litigation Division may include: • Performing legal research, interpreting and applying laws and court decisions. • Handling matters pertaining to writs. • Appearing in court to present, argue and try cases. • Preparing pleadings and other papers in connection with trials, hearings, discovery and other legal proceedings. • Reviewing and evaluating case files and making decisions regarding proper disposition. • Studying, interpreting and applying laws, court decisions and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions and briefs. • Performing relevant legal research. • Overseeing outside counsel. • Skillfully and professionally presenting legal advice to attorneys and lay people and defending legal analyses. For more information and directions on how to apply, go to: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Area: 510
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 3/27/2019
The Oakland City Attorney's Office seeks a well-qualified individual with significant law and motion and appellate experience for the position of Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV, depending on experience. Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following: performing legal research; appearing in court to present, argue and try cases; preparing pleadings and other papers in connection with trials, hearings, discovery and other legal proceedings, and; skillfully and professionally presenting legal advice to attorneys and lay people and defending legal analyses. Please distribute this announcement to your members or any other qualified candidates. For more information and a full application, go to: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Area: 510
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 3/27/2019
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr is leveraging the firm’s momentum after the merger of Saul Ewing and Arnstein & Lehr in 2017 by growing our Public Finance Practice with lateral additions to enhance our experienced and collaborative team. Lateral attorneys who share our entrepreneurial spirit have an excellent opportunity to develop and grow their own practices at Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. We are seeking Public Finance attorneys who have begun to build a practice and those with established practices that are looking for a collaborative culture. Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP is a full-service law firm that offers clients the national reach and sophisticated experience of a large firm and the local connections and value of a boutique firm. This combination of reach and local autonomy supports our clients with the clout of a mega-firm and the service hallmarks of a boutique. Interested candidates should contact: Naomi Mukalian, Director of Attorney Recruiting naomi.mukalian@saul.com
Area: 215
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 3/22/2019
The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks an attorney with experience drafting and reviewing information technology agreements and public contracts for a Deputy City Attorney III or Deputy City Attorney IV position in the General Government & Finance Unit, part of the Advisory Division of the City Attorney’s Office. As a Deputy City Attorney in the General Government & Finance Unit, the candidate will provide advice and counsel on a wide variety of legal issues to City officials, multiple City departments and various boards, commissions and committees. For more information and a full application, go to: http://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Area: 510
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 3/13/2019
Deputy City Attorney V – Oakland Police Departmental Counsel The Oakland City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as departmental counsel (“DC”) for the Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) as a Deputy City Attorney V (“OPD-DC”). The ideal candidate should have significant experience advising and representing public entities – including law enforcement agencies – as well as litigation experience. The Deputy City Attorney V is the most advanced and highest level classification in the Deputy City Attorney series. OPD-DC must advance the City’s and the City Attorney Office’s commitment to transparency, fairness and respectful policing. For more information and the full announcement, go to: http://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html
Area: 510
Job Category: Attorney

Published: 2/13/2019

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