Construction Attorney

Legal Services New York, New York

Major not-for-profit urban development corporation seeks detail-oriented, self-motivated attorney to join its Legal Department. Duties include providing legal counsel to NYCEDC, with an emphasis on legal issues related to construction projects.  


  • At least three years of post-law school legal experience in construction law is required. 
  • Admission to practice law in New York is strongly preferred.
  • New York City residence is required within 180 days of hire.

About the Legal Department

The Legal Department provides advice and representation on real estate development activities (including land sales and leases), construction projects, municipal bond financings, tax benefit agreements, corporate matters and litigation, interacting with private companies, City, State and federal agencies and the Port Authority.


New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City’s primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC’s mission is to stimulate job growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City’s competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City’s many opportunities. Additional information on NYCEDC can be found by visiting

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYCEDC offers excellent benefits, including company-paid 401 (a) pension plan and 403(b) tax-advantaged retirement savings plan, medical, dental and vision benefits, and tuition reimbursement.