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Corporate Counsel (Litigation)

Utah Transit Authority announces an opening in the General Counsel Department for an Associate to Senior Corporate Counsel (Litigation). This is a career-ladder position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

Graduation with JD in law from an accredited law program and must be licensed to practice law in the State of Utah.

EXPERIENCE:
Must have a minimum of five years current work experience as a practicing professional attorney with an emphasis in litigation. Ability to analyze complex legal problems and apply legal principles and practices; ability to prepare and present legal materials in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing; ability to present legal arguments clearly, persuasively, and logically. Transit related work experience is desired. Must have knowledge of laws impacting quasi-government entities and demonstrated experience in developing relationships with regulatory agencies, funding agencies and the community.

- OR -

an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

[UTA reserves the right to determine the equivalencies of education and experience.]

PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS:

• Ten (10) years current experience as a practicing professional attorney.

• Progressive knowledge of laws impacting quasi-government entities and demonstrated experience in developing relationships with regulatory and funding agencies, internal staff and the community within the context of public transportation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works under the direction of the General Counsel and other legal department staff regarding legal affairs and litigation matters. Renders general legal services of normal complexity and represents the company in legal matters as assigned or otherwise required. Coordinates projects with the Office of General Counsel staff and outside counsel as directed by General Counsel or Senior Counsel.

PAY RATE: $100,339.20 - $115,918.40 annually, depending on experience

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2012

TO BE CONSIDERED, YOU MUST APPLY ONLINE AT www.rideuta.com

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