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Career Opportunities - City of Newton - Asst. City Solicitor for Labor & Employment

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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