The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority was created by an interstate compact in 1967 to plan, develop, build, finance, and operate a balanced regional transportation system in the national capital area. Today, Metrorail serves 91 stations over 117 miles of track. Metrobus serves the nation's capital 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a fleet of more than 1,500 buses. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of approximately four million within a 1,500-square mile jurisdiction consisting of the District of Columbia, the suburban counties of Montgomery and Prince George’s and the Northern Virginia counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church.
The Senior Counsel I – Labor & Employment/Regulatory Compliance position is located in the Office of General Counsel. The primary purpose of this position is to provide legal advice and counsel to the Authority regarding labor, employment, and DOT/FTA compliance matters.
A minimum of eight (8) years of experience providing legal advice and counsel on labor, employment, and DOT or FTA compliance matters.
Competitive salary and generous benefits commensurate with experience.
No. Local candidates only.
Admitted to the Bar in the District of Columbia or another jurisdiction and the ability to become licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia within one year after commencement of employment.
Please submit your resume to the attention of Deborah Ben-Canaan, Edina Beasley and Kimberly Hulsey via email to: WMATAACDC@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to Combined Properties will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
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