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New York State Civil Service FOIL Attorney/Assistant Counsel in Albany, New York

Agency Corrections and Community Supervision, Department of

Title FOIL Attorney/Assistant Counsel

Occupational Category Legal

Salary Grade 661

Bargaining Unit M/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary Range From $85712 to $108342 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 5%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision

1220 Washington Avenue, Building 4

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have been admitted to the New York State Bar and must have had two years of experience in the practice of law subsequent to admission to the Bar.

Duties Description Provides oversight to the Department’s Central Office FOIL Unit. Advises FOIL staff on legal issues related FOIL requests.Assists with Department wide FOIL training.Implements Department policy and legal mandates related to FOIL requests.Collaborates with the Deputy Counsel and/or designees on strategic initiatives involving FOIL Unit request processes, database enhancements, and workflow improvements.Handles other requests for records on a special basis, including those involving challenging or complicated document retrieval issues, as well as requests requiring coordination among multiple offices.Creates, tracks, or updates reports pertaining to the progress of FOIL requests. Responds to inquiries concerning legal issues from facility and Central Office staff. Drafts letters and responses on behalf of the Deputy Commissioner and Counsel.Functions as liaison between the Department and the Office of Attorney General (OAG) for specified lawsuits. Assists the OAG with preparing answers to pleadings, discovery demands and affidavits. Drafts internal memoranda on litigation status and proposed settlement negotiations.Responds to correspondence and telephone calls from legal representatives and responds to letters from incarcerated individuals.Represents the Department in Administrative Law hearings that will include Human Rights cases related to employees; incarcerated individual issues, and other legal matters such as visitation appeals, FOIL appeals, Civil Service and Personnel Office appeals.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Sherry McGuinness, Associate Director Human Resources

Telephone (518) 457-0130


Email Address


Street Harriman State Office Campus

1220 Washington Avenue, Bldg 4

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226

Notes on Applying If interested, send cover letter and resume to the email of the contact listed.