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The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified attorney to join the Transportation Section of the Government Operations & Transactions Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, a professional team environment, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00497)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS & TRANSACTIONS DIVISION
TRANSPORTATION SECTION

 

DUTIES:   The Transportation Section encounters an exciting and challenging array of issues in support of the Commonwealth’s transportation agencies.  The current vacancy is for an attorney to work primarily in the area of public-private partnerships addressing the design, construction, finance, operations and maintenance of public transportation assets.  The position will support and work closely with a senior attorney to strategize, negotiate, and draft contracts in support of the partnerships.  The position will also work as part of the larger team in providing general legal advice to VDOT and other transportation agencies.  Additional duties will include the review and preparation of legal research and memoranda.  The selected candidate will be expected to work on teams with other attorneys, alongside executives and managers, and independently to handle multiple tasks in a timely and professional manner. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must have a minimum of three years of legal experience.  Familiarity with project finance, public procurement, or negotiating and drafting large and complex contracts is preferred.  Candidates should be able to communicate well with all levels of staff and management.  Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work well within a small team of professionals.  Applicants must be admitted to, or eligible for admission to, the Virginia State Bar.

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.   Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. This position is open until filled; however, applications/resumes will begin to be reviewed within five (5) days of the date of this posting.

 

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