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Assistant Attorney General - Government Representation - Toll Highway - Downers Grove (West suburban Chicago)

Title: Assistant Attorney General

Division: Government Representation

Bureau: Toll Highway

Location: Downers Grove (west suburban Chicago)

The Toll Highway Bureau is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Attorney General to provide wide-ranging legal services including: government contracting and procurement, construction liability insurance, collective bargaining, employee benefits, agency governance, and a variety of dispute resolution counseling. The Bureau provides legal services to the Illinois Toll Highway Authority, a 1400-employee public agency with over $1 billion in annual revenue, and currently undergoing a $12 billion capital program.

Candidates must have background and knowledge sufficient for them to assume primary responsibility for the Tollway Authority’s legal matters related to the above practice areas. A candidate would preferably be experienced in union grievance processes and practicing before the Illinois Labor Relations Board, as well as general federal and state court practice and procedure.

The position, reporting to the agency’s General Counsel, requires an attorney to be well organized and self-directed. A candidate should be prepared to demonstrate strong legal writing and researching capabilities, as well as outstanding oral communication skills.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, salaries start at $65,000.00. Candidates must be licensed in Illinois at the time of application. A minimum of five years post-graduation litigation experience is required.

To ensure full consideration, please send resume and cover letter to:

Attorney Recruiting
Attn: Adelaida Otero
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-3695
(312) 814-5024 (Fax)

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