MSP Airport

Attorney II

MSP Airport - Posted 19 days ago
$94k-129k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Attorney salary records

Full-time

Minneapolis, MN

Category
Legal Services
Experience
1 year
Company size
87k employees

Airport:  Minneapolis St Paul Intl (MSP)

Attorney Job description

The Metropolitan Airports Commission is seeking to fill a full-time Attorney II position. The Attorney II is a mid-level attorney position that reports to the Deputy General Counsel. The ideal candidate will possess a J.D. from an accredited law school and have a minimum of two years of licensed attorney experience, in a client-facing role or as a judicial clerk. The candidate must have experience providing legal advice in one or more of the following areas: municipal, aviation or airport, real estate, landlord-tenant, construction, procurement, environmental, business, technology, constitutional and statutory interpretation, and regulatory compliance. In addition, the candidate must meet all the minimum requirements listed for this position.

Attorney II

  • Provides legal work to support several MAC departments, as directed
  • Provides project leadership under the direction of a senior attorney
  • Assists in the preparation, analysis, review and enforcement of Commission contracts, leases, ordinances, rules and regulations. 
  • Assists in the analysis, counseling and advising of the Commission and Commission staff regarding legal implications of development, operational and policy matters and decisions. 
  • Provides advice and counsel to the Commission and staff on federal, state and local law, legislation, court decisions and administrative rules. 
  • Provides legal assistance and represents the Commission in public hearings, administrative proceedings, litigation and legislative hearings as needed.
  • Works with outside counsel on some projects, including litigation. 
  • Assists in preparation of Commission memoranda, reports, studies and special projects. 
  • Maintains familiarity with legal developments and decisions on federal, state, or local levels, which affect the interest of the Commission. 
  • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned. 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Possession of a J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Admitted to the Minnesota Bar or eligible for admission within one year
  • Minimum of two years of licensed attorney experience, in a client-facing role or as a judicial clerk
  • Experience providing legal advice in one or more of the following areas: municipal, aviation or airport, real estate, landlord-tenant, construction, procurement, environmental, business, technology, constitutional and statutory interpretation, and regulatory compliance 
  • Experience drafting, negotiating, or interpreting contracts

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience practicing in an airport, government, or in-house setting
  • Enjoys working as part of a cross-functional team to meet shared objectives and enabling enterprise business functions
  • Experience providing legal advice related to the development, implementation, and enforcement of public policy and regulation
  • Experience negotiating technology or software contracts and license agreements
  • Litigation experience
  • Experience working with enterprise data management systems in responding to discovery or public data requests
  • Strong record of achievement in law school, including moot court, law review or law journal experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking experience
  • Proficient with modern business software, including legal-specific tools

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