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Senior Attorney (Contracts Management Team)

Posted May 28
Full Time
Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

General Description

This position will serve as a primary resource to review, negotiate, revise and draft construction contracts, general services agreements, professional services agreements, technology services agreements, inbound and outbound grants agreements, intergovernmental agreements and other City contracts. A key aspect of the role is supporting the Team to improve contracting processes, including the development of templates, playbooks and other tools. Success in the role will be measured by your ability to deliver quality contracts and appropriate legal advice relating thereto in a collaborative, professional and timely manner.

The attorney will:

Oversee and manage contract disputes, including construction contract claims and change orders

Ensure that all contracting processes are followed

Evaluate and communicate to internal stakeholders any contract risks and obligations and provide general legal advice as needed throughout the contracting process

Establish productive relationships with the City agencies, departments and functional groups

Conduct legal research related to applicable municipal, state and federal laws and regulations and interpret laws, rulings and regulations to advise on legal matters, including contracts

Participate on projects to improve how the Contracts Management Services Team provides services to its clients, and that enable our Team to develop and grow.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience: Juris Doctorate degree required. Must be a member of good standing with the State Bar of Georgia or the ability to obtain membership within one (1) year of employment. Must have ten or more (10+) years of post-graduate contracting experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in municipal, county, and/or constitutional law.

Demonstrated experience with construction law is a plus.