Managing Attorney, Body Worn Cameras

City of New York, Police Department
March 24, 2017
New York, New Hampshire
Job Type


The Agency Attorney, Level IV will serve as Managing Attorney of the Body Worn Camera Unit and will be responsible for:  directing operations and supervising staff; and overseeing FOIL requests,appeals, and litigation.

The Managing Attorney will also act as a liaison with internal and external agencies including the Body Worn Camera Unit, Document Production Unit, FOIL Unit, Subpoena Litigation Unit, Police Action Litigation Section, the Law Department, District Attorneys’ Offices, and the Inspector General’s Office.

Candidates must have experience in supervising more than two Agency Attorneys, Level III, or Attorneys at Law, Level III.

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below.

2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or

3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086). 

Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.

In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification


To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.

Preferred Skills

-- Candidates should have knowledge of, and demonstrated interest in law enforcement, criminal justice, data privacy, and/or legal technology issues.

-- Deposition preparation experience and document review platform administration experience is preferred but not required.

Familiarity with NYPD procedures is strongly preferred.


Work Location: Police Plaza, N.Y.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.

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