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General Counsel – Senior Administrative Officer

$92,080-131,940/ Year

As the General Counsel for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), you will lead the agency’s innovative legal services team, and develop strategies to address complex legal and public policy issues facing a modern state transportation agency including construction and contract law, environmental law, tort law, civil rights programs, privacy and government data laws, intellectual property law, public private-partnerships, and emerging issues related to autonomous and connected vehicles and renewable energy projects. You will interface with both the executive and legislative branches of Government, and will work with the Office of the Attorney General which represents MnDOT in litigation. As a part of MnDOT’s Chief Counsel’s office, you will join a diverse and inclusive workforce, focused on serving the public, and improving the organization. This work will keep you continually challenged.

To qualify for this position, applicants must have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, a current license to practice law in the State of Minnesota and at least four (4) years of leadership experience in a legal environment. To view the complete position announcement, please visit, Job ID 15500. Apply by August 29th in order to be considered.

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