Senior Local Government Attorney

Full-time
Jonesboro
Posted 3 years ago

J&R Ross Agency, L.L.C., a professional legal recruiting firm, is seeking a Senior Level Local Government Transaction Attorney to join an established rapidly growing law firm. This role is a perfect fit for a senior litigation attorney with local government experience, who is interested in joining an established law firm with a host of growth opportunities.

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive salary complemented by a full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical Insurance, Vision Plan, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability and 401K Plan.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Draft and review legislation, including ordinances and resolutions
  • Conduct trial and appellate litigation at federal and state levels
  • Conduct administrative employment hearings
  • Oversee complex litigation, including managing associate attorneys and staff
  • Draft and negotiate contracts, including professional services agreements, memorandums of understanding and intergovernmental agreements
  • Develop and manage new business
  • Attend public meetings and render day to day advice to public officials
  • Display excellent client service skills
  • Work with minimal supervision

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Active Georgia Bar License
  • Excellent litigation skills
  • Actively practicing law for at least five (5) years
  • Must foster and maintain cohesive business relationships
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to manage and delegate tasks efficiently
  • Must exercise sound judgment
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage workload to meet specific timeframes and deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Successful candidates will be self-motivated and able to prioritize, have a high level of organizational skills and possess a strong work ethic. This is truly a team environment and your legal knowledge, skills and reliability will be rewarded here! Employees are offered a generous benefits package and work with a great team.

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Job CategoryLegal

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