Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Closing date: 3/6/20 11:59 pm
Definition: Under general supervision from the General Counsel, serves as lead attorney in handling and/or monitoring outside counsel assigned to handle complex commercial transactions for SRPMIC enterprises. Assists the SRPMIC enterprises with day-to-day legal needs, including serving as a liaison between SRPMIC enterprises and SRPMIC government administration and departments. Prepares and negotiates contracts, commercial leases, legal memoranda and other documents on behalf of the SRPMIC enterprises, and attends enterprise board meetings. Regularly consults with other Office of General Counsel (OGC) attorneys to resolve complex legal issues and disputes. Manages assigned caseload, ensures that applicable laws are followed, and that tribal sovereignty is protected and enhanced. This job class is treated as FLSA Exempt.
Education: Graduation from accredited college or university with a Law Degree (Juris Doctor).
Experience: Seven (7) years of experience as a practicing attorney involving commercial transactions or economic development in Indian country. Experience that has provided knowledge of social and economic conditions of tribal governments is essential. Knowledge and experience providing legal advice and mentorship in the areas of commercial transactions, leasing, federal Indian law and tribal government legal matters are required.
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