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  • 30 Jan 2024 10:53 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The City of Worcester is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant City Solicitor- Litigation Supervisor to join the fast-paced, high-volume collaborative and congenial Law Department to provide competent and timely legal services in the Litigation Division of the Law Department. Under the general supervision of the City Solicitor, the position will defend the City in state and federal courts and will also advocate on behalf of the City in civil litigation, criminal, and administrative law matters. The position will liaise with outside counsel retained to represent the City in litigation matters and will work to retain and oversee industry experts hired by the City for counsel in litigation cases and perform analysis of cases for appropriate and fair dispositions. Additionally, the employee will manage a small group of Litigation Attorneys and a Claims Agent to complete assigned work. Click here for further details and application information.  

  • 24 Jan 2024 1:48 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The MWRA is seeking a Senior Staff Counsel – Labor & Employment to handle legal matters in the areas of labor and employment law. The work includes legal counseling and analysis; and representation of the MWRA in litigation before state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and grievance proceedings and arbitrations. 

    The position requires at least three (3) to six (6) years of relevant legal experience, preferably in the public sector. For full position description and requirements and application instructions visit 

    Position may be eligible for telework up to 50% after an initial waiting period.  

    Salary Range: $102,952.13 to $157,533.46 Annually Weekly (Starting salary commensurate with experience) 

    Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

  • 24 Jan 2024 9:31 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    The Town of Arlington is seeking a full-time Deputy Town Counsel to work in a supportive, fun, flexible and professional environment. The selected candidate will represent the interests of the Town on a wide variety of legal issues. Working under the direction an experienced Town Counsel and with significant professional administrative support the position will also represent the Town in Worker’s Compensation and Line-of-duty claims before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.  Qualifications include Juris Doctorate Degree; member of the Massachusetts Bar and Federal Bar; three to five years of experience in municipal law or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Salary Range:  $102,907 - $148,705 annually.  For a full job description, or to apply, please visit our website at

  • 17 Jan 2024 9:54 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)



    Department:                            Law Department 

    Job Title:                                Assistant City Solicitor

    Appointing Authority:             Mayor Jared C. Nicholson

    Salary:                                    $119,723.16+* plus excellent benefits including health insurance, vacation time, sick time, personal time, retirement
    *Years of service in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or Massachusetts Municipal Retirement Systems may be factored into annual compensation.

    Term:                                      Three (3) year term**

    **Successful candidate is eligible for tenure if re-appointed after initial three (3) year term

    Posting Date:                          Tuesday, January 22, 2024

    Closing Date:                          Open Until Filled (A review of applications will begin the week of February 19thth)

    For information on duties, qualifications, and minimum requirements, please visit the Personnel Department's page at

    Application and resume must be submitted to the Personnel Office, Room 307 in Lynn City Hall.  If submitting via e-mail, please include “Assistant City Solicitor” in the subject line.

    The City of Lynn is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • 20 Dec 2023 9:33 PM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

     The City of Haverhill seeks to fill the position of City Solicitor. The City Solicitor is the chief administrator of the City's Law Department and is responsible for overseeing the provision of legal services.  Click on the following link for further details and for application information: 

  • 9 Dec 2023 9:22 AM | Robert Ritchie (Administrator)

    Harrington Heep LLP seeks to hire a Massachusetts bar member with three to five years’ experience in litigation and/or general municipal or related practice areas. Salary commensurate with experience. We offer a hybrid work environment.   

    The firm, formerly known as Miyares and Harrington LLP, concentrates its practice on municipal, land use, labor, employment, litigation, and water issues, representing municipal governments, and private individuals and organizations.   

    If you have the skills, experience, and interest to support our commitment to good local government, contact us. The firm is accepting applications now and will be conducting interviews until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit résumés to Harrington Heep LLP, 40 Grove Street, Suite 190, Wellesley, MA 02482 or by email to  

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strive to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, disability, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or national origin. We encourage applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply. 

  • 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

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