Diversity Resources

Current Employment Opportunities

Corporate Associate Attorney
Dorsey & Whitney LLP is seeking an associate attorney with two to three years of experience to join the Corporate Department in its New York office.  This associate will have the opportunity to work on private investment funds and other investment vehicles—their structuring, offering, management and related regulatory matters.

Top academic credentials, New York bar admission, and two to three years of corporate law experience (including private equity fund formation experience) are required.  Ideal candidate is someone who is responsive and likes to take initiative.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For more information and to apply, visit www.dorsey.com/attorneyjobs.

NYC Parks and Recreation Department, Parks Advocate's Office
Job Posting Deadline: Friday, November 14

The NYC Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an agency attorney to work with the Park Advocate's office. The Parks Advocate’s office investigates and prosecutes allegations of employee misconduct and takes appropriate disciplinary action when warranted. The office also oversees the Agency’s drug and alcohol testing program.

To apply, enter Job ID#172610 at the following link: http://on.nyc.gov/1s8mZV6.

Senior Certification Analyst
Department of Economic Development, Division of Minority & Women’s Business Development   
New York, NY 

Minimum Qualifications:
Four years of experience in the field of contract compliance, affirmative action or minority and women’s business enterprise, including: planning, developing, implementing, and reviewing programs dealing with minority business enterprise, affirmative action, minority and women’s business program coordination, affirmative action compliance review, or labor relations directly relating to affirmative action; or experience in the development and administration of programs designed to facilitate minority and women’s access to employment or business opportunities in the public and private sector. Graduate and undergraduate credits may be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 credit hours for each six months of experience, not to exceed two years of experience. OR Two years of experience as an Assistant Minority & Women’s Business Specialist or as a Minority Business & Women’s Business Specialist 1. 

Inmate Disciplinary Hearing Officer
Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Great Meadow Correctional Facility, Comstock, NY

Minimum Qualifications: 
A Juris Doctor or Doctor of Law degree and admission to the New York State Bar Association, or admission to the Bar of a State/Commonwealth other than New York; and three (3) years post-admission experience in adversarial proceedings including, but not limited to, criminal law, arbitration, formalized fact-finding proceedings, dispute resolution proceedings, or other litigation practices.

Financial Services Frauds Investigator 1
Department of Financial Services
Oneonta, NY

Minimum Qualifications: 
Financial Services Frauds Investigator 1: Six years of experience in conducting field investigations or investigations of financial fraud preliminary to civil litigation or criminal prosecution. The experience must include gathering and evaluating intelligence of alleged criminal activity; interviewing and interrogating individuals; and testifying in grand jury or criminal trials in state and/or federal court. A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

Assistant Counsel
Department of Environmental Conservation
Long Island City, NY

Minimum Qualifications: 
Serve as legal advisor to field personnel in all Department program areas including the review of existing and proposed policies for ramifications of a legal nature, conferences and advice on day-to-day legal problems; legal interpretations of laws, rules and regulations affecting Department operations; liaison with other agencies and commissions upon which the Department is represented; participation in special studies relating to specific legal problems, and answering general correspondence. Review status of law enforcement services and actively participate in the Department’s law enforcement program. Serve both as Hearing Officer and as Counsel at hearings of a quasi-judicial nature. Draw, review, approve, suggest amendments to, and provide advice on the execution of contracts, deeds, leases, permits, and other papers necessary for the functioning of the Department. Assist in the preparation of legislation and accompanying explanatory memoranda to further Department programs. Assist in the evaluation and preparation of memoranda containing recommendations for action on bills before the Legislature and before the Governor’s Office.

Assistant Counsel
Office of People with Developmental Disabilities 
Albany, NY

Minimum Qualifications: 
The Director is an attorney admitted to practice in New York State with at least seven (7) years experience in administrative law and/or health or disabilities law. At least three years experience should include responsibility for policy analysis and standards/regulatory development. Supervisory and managerial experience is preferred. 

Preferred Qualifications:

The Director is an Attorney admitted to practice in New York State with at least seven (7) years experience in administrative law and/or health or disabilities law. At least three years experience should include responsibility for policy analysis and or standards/regulatory development. Supervisory and managerial experience is preferred.

For information regarding any of these postings, please contact Monica Parks at mparks@nycbar.org.

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Resource Guide: Best Practices Standards for the Recruitment, Retention, Development, and Advancement of Racial/Ethnic Minority Attorneys (PDF)

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