Thursday , April 25 2024


Website U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Job Description:

This position is located in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of General Counsel.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Render formal opinions, which are controlling within the jurisdiction, and provide advice on legal questions, which arise in connection with the program responsibilities of the Department.
  • Provide legal services with respect to administration and management of the Region, including advice and representation with regard to disciplinary actions and other personnel matters, procurement matters, and voucher payment questions.
  • Participate with U.S. Attorneys in preparing and handling cases in which HUD is a party and participates with private attorneys in handling cases involving HUD-funded activities.
  • Ensure that program actions are undertaken in a legally sound manner through such activities as conducting insured multifamily closings, reviewing applications for loan or grant funds, reviewing applications for certain Departmental approvals such as transfers of multifamily assets and title evidence in single-family assignment cases, and preparing contracts for subsidy under assisted and public housing programs.
  • Provide legal advice and assistance with respect to Freedom of Information and Privacy Act issues. Review and approve requests seeking testimony from HUD employees.

Job Requirements:

  • meet all specialized experience requirements as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and
  • be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B. or J.D.;

Qualification & Experience:

  • Federal agency litigation experience or administrative law experience;
  • Experience in managing or supervising attorneys or paralegals or comparable management and leadership experience developed through either training, project management or other non-Departmental activities;
  • Experience in providing legal skills training to other attorneys or paralegals.
  • Legal experience handling fair housing law, employment law, labor law, procurement law or real estate law experience;

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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