Municipal/Land Use Associate Attorney Job in Poughkeepsie, NY Near Me - 259321 | BCGSearch.com

Municipal/Land Use Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Poughkeepsie

Job ID L4NK259321

Job Experience Midlevel Associate

Practice Areas Municpal Law Transactions - Land Use Employment Etc.

2022-06-17 07:08:28

Poughkeepsie office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a municipal/land use associate attorney with 3+ years of experience in municipal/land use law. Transaction real estate experience is a plus. Must have experience with the New York State Environmental Quality Review Act. The candidate will be drafting legislation, resolutions, contracts, agreements, leases, and licenses. Reviewing documents prepared by other agencies and affiliated parties, and interacting with various other agencies. Representing the Town and/or its various Boards in matters before the State court, such as Article 78 proceedings. Performing legal research on a variety of issues, including municipal law, contracts, civil litigation, property, and land use issues, FOIL and Open Meetings Law, and procedural matters. Communicating with town officials, engineers, and other members of the municipalities' project team. Review applications submitted to the municipal boards and attend Board meetings. Monitoring work-in-progress to ensure timely completion of all necessary tasks. Must be admitted to practice law in New York state.

The candidate must have excellent writing, analytical, and communication skills and be able to work with municipalities on all levels, including town, zoning, and planning boards. Board meeting attendance is required. Exceptional time management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks are required. Must have demonstrated a record as a self-starter with an engaging personality.

This Mid-Hudson region law firm has a diverse client base. Its practice areas include Estate planning, Trusts, Estate Administration, Elder law, Real estate, Commercial real estate, Tax Certiorari, Family law, Divorce, Custody, Asset valuation and division, Commercial lending, Municipal law, Criminal law, Corporate law, Environmental law, and Personal injury. The firm is located in Poughkeepsie, New York.

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The estimated salary for this position is $203,125*.