Tired of rainmaking or hourly billing? Need a change, but not ready to leave the law or retire? Do you enjoy complex, varied and intellectually challenging legal work? This position offers a stimulating practice, while allowing you to maintain work/life balance and practice in a collegial environment. It also offers the employment stability and generous benefits package associated with state government employment. The South Carolina State Fiscal Accountability is the State agency charged with approving major non-transportation government transactions (capital improvements, bonds/debt, real property transactions, etc.). For more information, visit our website at www.sfaa.sc.gov. The SFAA is seeking an attorney to assist with evaluating and, as appropriate, advising the Executive Director, Board Secretary, and Authority Members on items to be submitted to the Authority's board for approval, as well as providing legal services to the Executive Director and agency's program managers on issues such as analysis of legislation, legislative requests and reports, agency policies regarding information security and human resource issues, etc. In order to be considered, an applicant must have a juris doctor degree or its equivalent from an accredited law school, must have been licensed as an attorney in the United States for at least 6 years, and must be a member in good standing of the South Carolina Bar. Preferred qualifications include experience with public debt issuance (e.g., municipal bonds); real estate and project finance, including complex development arrangements (e.g., public private-partnerships, government concession agreements, and design-build-finance-operate-maintain); and transfers of interests in real property (e.g., sales, leases, easements). Applications must be submitted on-line.
Job Category: Attorney
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 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. For immediate consideration, please visit https://ballardspahr.silkroad.com/epostings/ and apply online.
Job Category: Non-Attorney
The law office of Bryant Miller Olive is currently seeking a skilled and experienced Paralegal to support the Public Finance group of our Tallahassee office.
Responsibilities include drafting and editing lengthy and highly-complex document; organizing transcripts; filing IRS, UCC and Division of Bond Finance forms; assisting with RFPs; recording documents in various counties; preparation for bond closings; coordinating post-closing process; and other duties as needed.
Qualifications include at least two years of experience and a four-year degree preferred; strong word processing skills; solid aptitude for numbers; ability to work independently or in a team-environment; excellent proof-reading and editing skills; meticulous attention to detail; and flexibility for overtime.
Bryant Miller Olive offers a comprehensive benefit plan which includes, but is not limited to, employer-paid medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, long-term care insurance and supplemental insurance options; generous paid-time-off plan; potential for year-end bonus and profit sharing; 401(k) with employer match; paid-parking; business-casual work environment and “jeans-Friday”.
Please forward your cover letter including salary requirements and resume in Word format to email@example.com. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you directly. No phone calls please. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse work force.
Job Category: Public Finance
Bryant Miller Olive seeks a 1L or 2L for a part-time and/or full-time law clerk in its DC, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, or Tampa offices in Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020. Bryant Miller Olive represents governments, businesses, and agencies in legal matters relating to public finance, state and local government law, affordable housing, labor and employment, public private partnerships, real estate and commercial transactions, and litigation.
Qualifications may include a background or interest in contracts, finance, local government, securities, or tax; demonstrated computer skills including proficiency in MS Office and electronic research tools; ability to work independently and in a team environment; excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills; effective communication skills; strong organizational skills and attention to detail; and flexibility for occasional overtime.
Please forward your resume, cover letter, transcript, and writing sample in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you directly. No phone calls please. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse work force.
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Job Category: Public Finance and Litigation
Denver, CO – Colorado Housing Finance Authority. A successful candidate for the General Counsel position will possess at minimum a significant number of years of relevant affordable housing, corporate and relevant non-profit industry experience including but not limited to the following required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Minimum of 15+ years of progressively responsible and relevant affordable housing industry experience; extensive knowledge of federal housing programs, laws and regulations, federal, state, and local government housing policies and the principles of municipal bond financing and lending. Extensive knowledge and proven expertise in the relevant legal areas, including tax exempt and taxable debt issuance and mortgage backed securities, low income housing tax credits, real estate/commercial lending/housing law, information security and employment matters; 10+ years staff/team/large group/legal staff management experience coupled with exceptional listening, engagement, and consensus-building skills; mentoring, coaching, and development spirit and mentality; Exceptional communication (oral and written), presentation, negotiation, persuasiveness, influencing, diplomacy, interpersonal, and Board/constituent/stakeholder relationship management skills; Strong understanding of legislative and congressional policymaking as well as the economic and political factors influencing CHFA’s future. Send cover letter and resume to: Tracy McMillan, Managing Partner, HCGA Consulting Partners at email@example.com.
Job Category: Attorney
The City Attorney’s Office seeks a seasoned real estate attorney with significant expertise in development and/or transactional aspects of real estate to fill the position of Deputy City Attorney II or III, depending on experience. Expertise in land use, redevelopment, economic development and municipal law is a plus.
The ideal candidate will fill a position in the City Attorney’s Real Estate Unit and will advise the City’s Real Estate Department on varied transactional work related to the sale, acquisition and lease of
property; the City’s Economic Workforce Development Department on varied work related to the development and other disposition of City property; or a combination of both, depending on qualifications.
For more information and a full job announcement, go to: https://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/PDFS/Job%20Postings/DCA%20II%20or%20III%20Real%20Estate%20AUG%202019.pdf
Job Category: Attorney
Nixon Peabody’s Project Finance & Public Finance Practice Group is seeking to hire an experienced tax partner to join our team. The ideal candidate will have significant experience focusing on tax aspects of municipal bond financings, including tax-exempt, taxable and tax-advantaged debt obligations issued by or on behalf of state and local governments. Experience acting as bond counsel, special tax counsel, underwriter’s counsel and borrower’s counsel is a must. We are flexible on office location for this opportunity.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of public finance tax experience with an established practice. This is an excellent opportunity for a partner looking to grow in a collaborative, energizing environment that promotes success for clients and each other.
Our Public Finance group has a national reputation for innovative work in financing a wide range of municipal and infrastructure projects—from mass transit and hospitals to stadiums, airports, P3s, not-for-profit institutions, public power and housing. We are consistently ranked among the nation’s top bond, underwriter’s and disclosure counsel in dollar value of bonds issued. In 2018, we were recognized by U.S. News-Best Lawyers as a national Tier 1 leader for Public Finance law.
For more information, please contact Katie Nicklyn, Lateral Recruiting Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Category: Attorney