Deputy General Counsel at DC Housing Authority

DC Housing Authority


Senior Level

Washington, DC, USA

Not defined

19 Mar → 18 Apr

In House Counsel General Counsel Corporate Real Estate Attorney

Job Description

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports General Counsel in all OGC activities and serves in his/her stead as needed
  • Assists in the development and oversight of OGC’s strategic goals, operating procedures and budget planning processes
  • Oversees the day-to-day administrative and operational management of the department, demonstrating commitment to constant improvement, monitoring workflow to assure maximum productivity and making sound decisions on resource allocations
  • Develops and implements processes that ensure that OGC maintains a customer service oriented approach and monitors staff’s implementation of this approach in carrying out their duties, attempting to meet reasonable requests, and make reasonable accommodations whenever possible
  • Identifies, implements, and evaluates best practices to maximize project and service delivery
  • Assists in staff selection, oversees matter assignments; monitors work and ensures high quality performance
  • Reviews attorney work product
  • Reviews supervisory attorney work product
  • Oversees OGC budget
  • Assists with the establishment of department and staff performance objectives and provides ongoing feedback; assists with writing and conducting performance reviews that communicate both honest assessment and clear goals and objectives
  • Communicates management’s position, agency information and work changes to employees

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate degree and at least seven (7) years related experience and/or training, or the equivalent combination of education and experience which meet the minimum qualifications requirement

  • Legal practice management knowledge

  • Federal, state, and local housing and real estate development laws and regulations knowledge

  • Key policies, procedures, functions, and staff in the Office of the General Counsel

  • Real Estate, Contract, Landlord and Tenant, Employment/Labor, Corporate Law

  • Creation of legal contracts, briefs, and all other legal documentation

How To Apply

Apply directly through the LegalJobs website

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