The City Attorney’s Office seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated attorney to serve as Special Counsel or Deputy City Attorney V for real estate and economic development matters and rent- related advice and counsel. The City Attorney may assign the selected attorney to new, additional or different duties or practice areas in either litigation or transactional work.
The Advisory Division of City Attorney’s Office provides legal advice and counsel to the City in areas including but not limited to land use, real estate, personnel, elections, conflicts of interest, municipal finance, retirement, housing and economic development. Services include drafting and reviewing contracts, legislation and other documents, and on occasion providing litigation services in the defense of ordinances and other administrative actions and in specialized areas such as probate and bankruptcy. Additionally, the City Attorney’s Office is legal counsel for the City Council, Council committees, Mayor, City Administrator, City Auditor, City boards and commissions, various City-wide task forces and City agencies and departments. The Deputy City Attorney V may receive general supervision from a Special Counsel, Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney. The Special Counsel may receive general supervision from a Chief Assistant City Attorney or the City Attorney. Attorneys in this diverse and exciting Office frequently work collaboratively with other attorneys and other City Departments on a wide variety of issues.
For more information and the full job application, and to see other job opportunities in the Oakland City Attorney’s Office, please go to: http://www.oaklandcityattorney.org/AboutUs/job_ops.html