Employment & Labor Law, Government Contracts, Real Estate
4 Year Degree
Join the Largest Public Transportation Authority in North America
Deputy General Counsel
MTA Bus Company along with New York City Transit Department of Buses is the largest bus agency in North America. MTA Bus including NYCT Department of Buses has over 18,000 employees and a fleet of 6,000 buses that transport 2.75 million daily riders. The goal is to provide the public with safe, reliable and clean buses for service.
The MTA Bus Company is seeking a seasoned attorney which will handle a broad array of legal issues, including employment, labor, worker’s compensation, claims, torts, procurement, contracts, commercial and real estate transactions, constitutional and interagency agreements. Additional responsibilities include: handling complex advisory labor and employment matters up to and including litigation; directing issues involving litigation by acting as liaison for outside counsel; counseling senior management on legal implications of planned and pending projects involving major capital expenditures and having significant operational impact, including requirements for federally-funded projects. While most duties may relate to employment and labor issues, the selected incumbent should be prepared to participate in preparation and negotiations of RFPs of major capital contracts, such as new buses and advanced technology procurements; and assist in the post-award administration and dispute resolution process with respect to those contracts.
Education and Experience Requirements:
A law degree and admission to the Bar of the State of New York. A minimum ten (10) years of legal experience, of which two (2) years must have been in a managerial/supervisory/administrative capacity. A satisfactory equivalent of the combined education and experience requirements may be accepted.
The successful candidate will possess excellent oral, research and writing skills. The ability to work effectively with senior management, MTA affiliates and external organizations is necessary for this role. Experience managing a large staff is a plus.
The MTA Bus Company offers competitive compensation and a robust benefit package which includes:
• MTA Bus Company Pension Plan • Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs • New York’s 529 College Saving Plan • Flexible spending accounts • Municipal Credit Union
To Apply, Visit our website:
Use the following link to view the full position description and to apply https://tinyurl.com/y9k9lhvo – OR -- www.mta.info/employment - Select Search Jobs Now. Search by Job Title: Deputy General Counsel, Job Vacancy Number: 93158.
MTA and its affiliated/constituent agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers. The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including military service members, to apply.
Internal Number: 93158
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