The City of Detroit Law Department announces the availability of the following attorney position:

Senior Assistant Corporation Counsel – Litigation Division
(primarily defense of tort claims and litigation against the City, including complex high-exposure and high profile cases alleging serious personal injury and/or property damage or wrongful death).  Minimum of 10 years progressive litigation experience and first chair trial experience required.  42 U.S.C. 1983 Civil rights and/or personal injury defense experience preferred.

Basic requirements are Jurist Doctorate degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school, membership in the State Bar of Michigan.  Candidates must have excellent analytical, legal writing, and oral advocacy skills, self-discipline; capability to effectively organize and manage independent caseloads presenting multiple simultaneous priorities; excellent interpersonal skills; and commitment to participate in a team oriented practice environment.

Please send cover letter, resume with references and writing sample by Friday, September 14, 2018 to:

Cover Letter Address:
City of Detroit Law Department
Lawrence T. Garcia, Corporation Counsel
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 500
Detroit, Michigan 48226

The City of Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.