General Counsel- Director

Trustpoint.One
Published
June 14, 2022
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Category
Job Type

Description

Trustpoint One is pleased to collaborate with a governmental agency in it search for a General Counsel-Director in Detroit, Michigan.  Under the leadership of the Deputy General Counsel, the General Counsel will perform quasi-judicial and administrative duties and provide legal advice and support to the Executive Director, the Board of Commissioners and upper management.

General Counsel Duties:

-  Direct the Law Department and supervise the work of other attorneys and support staff.

-  Maintain liaison with the agency's local counsel.

-  Provide legal advice regarding administrative, regulatory, and real estate law, as well as labor, employment and civil rights, and other matters. Work involves the development of legal procedures, contracts, guidelines and policies.

-  Demonstrate leadership skills, guiding and motivating employees to accomplish organizational goals.

-  Demonstrate writing, research and marketing skills exhibiting fluency of ideas and originality.

-  Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders to accomplish organizational goals.

-  Develop policies and procedures congruent with organization's needs.

-  Establish priorities and deadlines to assure efficiency.

-  Exercise sound judgment in analyzing situations and identifying potential problems within scope of responsibility.

-  Prepare and present ideas and information in formal and informal settings.

-  Present ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.

-  Promote intra-departmental and inter-departmental cooperation.

- Provide high level, quality customer service both internally and externally.

-  Provide ongoing performance feedback to direct reports.

-  Understand and apply organizational rules, instructions, policies and procedures appropriately.

- Use sound judgment when implementing decisions.

- Plan, organize, complete or assign work and special projects in order to meet organizational goals.

- Plan, organize, coordinate, and follow through on work projects to ensure efficiency.

-  Compile data and prepare reports.

Qualifications

-  Juris Doctor from an accredited law school.

-  Admitted, in good standing, to the State Bar of Michigan.

-  Possess the ability to work under pressure of deadlines and lead with vision and expertise.

-  Exercise tact, discretion and diplomacy.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume online.

 

 

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