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  • 3 Dec 2023 10:35 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The firm is looking for an experience litigation attorney with 10 to 15 years of experience.  For further details and application information click here.

  • 29 Nov 2023 8:04 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    Statement of Duties

    The Somerville Housing Counsel position is responsible for all legal work associated with the Housing Division of the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (OSPCD), and the initial and final review of certain OSPCD non-housing related contracts (CDBG public service and ESG grants through Economic Development). Employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

    For further information and application details click on the following link:

  • 17 Nov 2023 10:23 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    Director, Investigations and Enforcement Bureau (IEB)

    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (“Commission”) regulates all retail casino, horse racing, parimutuel, and sports wagering along with online sports wagering and parimutuel betting in the Commonwealth (G.L. c. 23K, 128A and 128C, and 23N). The Commission exercises this authority using a fair, transparent, participatory process to maximize the economic benefits and minimize any negative consequences from these industries.

    Under the direction, control, and supervision of the Chair of the Commission, the Director of the Investigations and Enforcement Bureau, (Deputy Director of Investigations and Enforcement pursuant to G.L. c. 23K § 6) is the executive and administrative head of the bureau and shall be responsible for administering and enforcing the laws relative to the bureau and to each administrative unit of the bureau. The bureau, which is within the Commission, is the primary enforcement agent for regulatory matters.

    The bureau shall perform such functions as the Chair may determine in relation to enforcement, including the investigation of all licensees of the Commission.


    The Director of the IEB has supervision over 4 divisions within the bureau:

    • ·        The Licensing Division
    • ·        The Gaming Agents Division
    • ·        The Financial Investigations Division
    • ·        The Chief Enforcement Counsel’s Office

    The Director of the IEB also has supervisory authority, in conjunction with the Colonel of the State Police, of the Gaming Enforcement Unit of the Massachusetts State Police, and works with local police departments, the Attorney General’s Office, and the Alcohol Beverage Control Commission relative to public safety as well as regulatory and criminal enforcement matters.

    The bureau is a law enforcement agency and its employees shall have such law enforcement powers as necessary to effectuate the purposes of G.L. c. 23K, 128A, 128C, and 23N as designated by the Commission, including the power to receive intelligence on an applicant or licensee under those chapters and to investigate any suspected violations.

    Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • ·        Administer the complete licensing and registration process within the bureau, including investigations of both individual and entity applicants for licensure or registration
    • ·        Oversee on-site compliance of gaming establishments, race tracks, and retail sportsbooks with all applicable laws, as well as compliance with approved casino internal control submissions
    • ·        Oversee adverse action process, including the issuance of civil administrative penalties for serious non-compliance by licensees
    • ·        Provide effective management of and leadership for all divisions within the bureau
    • ·        Continually review and develop policies and procedures and internal controls within the bureau for all investigations and enforcement activities
    • ·        Develop and administer appropriate training for IEB staff, ensuring all are competent and knowledgeable of all regulations, laws, policies, and procedures
    • ·        Partner with the Finance Department to develop and oversee the IEB annual budget in coordination with the Executive Director
    • ·        Monitor IEB operations to assess performance against budget and legal requirements, and implement changes as necessary
    • ·        Attend and participate in all Commission meetings and work with staff to manage correspondence and communication regarding all IEB matters reflecting the official Commission action

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • ·        Ability to understand gaming, horse racing, and sports wagering regulatory requirements, particularly internal control submissions
    • ·        Experience in complex investigations, including the ability to understand the suitability investigatory process for individual and entity applicants for licensure or registration
    • ·        Experience in creating administrative efficiencies through technological solutions and/or system innovations
    • ·        Demonstrated competence in the leadership and management of a diverse workforce and experience in recruiting, mentoring, promoting, and retaining a diverse group of talented individuals
    • ·        Superior written and verbal communication skills
    • ·        Capable of handling many tasks that are time-sensitive in high-pressure situations
    • ·        Attention to detail and ability to implement plans efficiently and effectively
    • ·        Ability to synthesize, summarize, and disseminate important details in an accessible fashion, in a public forum, and in a timely manner
    • ·        Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business and financial reports
    • ·        Highest level of good character, honesty, and integrity
    • ·        Ability to exercise discretion in the handling of confidential and sensitive information
    • ·        Knowledge of modern investigative techniques and legal processes
    • ·        Strong public speaking and presentation skills

    Experience, Education, and Training:

    ·        Bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of management experience in complex investigations and enforcement

    ·        Juris Doctor degree preferred

    ·        Regulatory compliance experience in the gambling industry or other regulatory organization preferred

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    The successful candidate will be required to pass an extensive background check that includes a full credit check, CORI, drug screen, and fingerprinting.

    It is the policy of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local law.

    Further details and application information available at the following link:

  • 13 Nov 2023 4:14 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The Town of Arlington seeks a Deputy Town Counsel/Worker's Compensation Agent to perform responsible administrative duties managing and directing the town's Worker's Compensation Self Insurance Program and Line- of -Duty program; represent the town before courts and administrative agencies and provides a variety of legal advice to town departments; assists the Town Counsel in advising board and committee members on legal issues affecting the town; participates in a variety of other litigation matters; all other related work as required.  Qualifications:  Juris Doctor Degree; member of the Massachusetts and Federal Bar; five years of experience in municipal law, medical, civil, and administrative law; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  For a full job description and salary range, and/or to apply, please visit our website at

  • 5 Oct 2023 3:05 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The Assistant City Solicitor has direct and independent responsibility for a general, broad municipal legal practice in a fast-paced, high-volume Law Department.  Areas of focus include representing the City in various litigation venues including federal and state courts and labor and employment litigation. The position is also responsible for legislative counseling, legal research, reviewing and responding to public records requests, contract review, working closely with a diverse group of municipal officials in all manner of municipal legal matters.

    For additional information click on the following link:

    Please apply at 


  • 2 Oct 2023 8:55 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The City of Methuen seeks to hire a Second Assistant City Solicitor.  Information on this posting, including salary range, is available at the following link:

  • 2 Oct 2023 8:53 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The City of Methuen seeks to hire an Assistant City Solicitor. Information on this posting, including salary range, is available at the following link: 

  • 29 Sep 2023 9:43 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    A well-established municipal law firm specializing in complex education law, employment law and public sector law, seeks an exceptional attorney with at least 5 years of meaningful civil litigation experience and excellent writing and oral advocacy skills.    Experience with education-related litigation, including litigation involving students with disabilities, civil and constitutional rights, and labor issues is welcome but not required.  Attention to detail, and a client-focused positive attitude are required.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits and an opportunity to work in a collegial atmosphere with experts in the field.  Massachusetts admission required and federal admission preferred. All cover letters and resumes should be submitted to Lauren Harding at


  • 22 Sep 2023 8:26 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The Town of  Arlington  seeks a professional to join its strong management team in the performance of highly responsible administrative duties serving as chief legal officer of the town; prosecuting and defending all litigation and providing legal advice to all town departments.  Performs varied and complex professional legal functions, assuming full responsibility for their planning and execution; exercises considerable judgment in making decisions and rendering advice regarding the town's legal affairs, policy-making and administration. Juris Doctor Degree; member of the Massachusetts Bar and Federal Bar; five years experience in municipal law  and litigation in a similar environment.  Salary range 113 to 163K annually DOQ.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For a full position description please visit  

  • 4 Sep 2023 11:06 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The City of Newton Law Department is seeking a Senior Assistant City Solicitor for Labor and Employment who will serve as the chief of the Law Department’s Labor and Employment practice group. The Labor and Employment group is responsible for providing legal advice, risk management and compliance strategy to City departments in all matters related to public sector employment matters, workplace initiatives, problem-solving, and planning. This includes negotiating, interpreting, and enforcing collective bargaining agreements. The Senior Assistant City Solicitor will oversee, manage and lead a practice group of 2-3 attorneys and serve as a lead negotiator and representative with the City’s nine (9) collective bargaining units. The ideal candidate will have approximately five to seven (5-7) years of experience as a lawyer in a governmental legal office, private in-house counsel, or law firm setting; litigation experience in federal and/or state court; licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with no disciplinary record.

    Salary range: $119,680 - $128,929 per year

    Please submit cover letter, resume and completed application found in the Human Resources section of the City website at

    The City of Newton ls an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Employer

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