ASSOCIATE STAFF ATTORNEY

Chicago OIG

Visit www.igchicago.org to apply
Under guidance, this position c
conducts document reviews related to document productions and
investigations for relevance, privilege, and confidentiality.

DUTIES:
Responds to discovery requests and subpoenas in coordination with the Citys Law Department

Serves as the Offices FOIA officer, responding to FOIA requests and coordinating weekly FOIA
meetings with OIG legal staff

Coordinates with Office personnel and external parties on the searching, collection and production
of appropriate documents in litigation involving OIG

Prepares redactions and privilege logs for confidential and privileged material

Reviews and interprets various documents (e.g., legal documents, requests for information,
contractual requirements, legislation) for department management

Provides training and orientation to officewide staff on the optimal use of digital discovery, legal
document review tools, FOIA best practices and records retention under the Illinois Local Record
Act

Under direction of senior management, researches and analyzes local, state, federal laws,
ordinances and court decisions relative to legal issues affecting Office investigations, audits, and
program reviews

Evaluates programmatic compliance with local, state, and federal laws (e.g., FOIA, HIPAA and EEO
laws)

Drafts other legal memoranda as directed

Participates in meetings with seniorlevel attorneys and other parties to discuss cases and
negotiation strategies

Conducts regular review of campaign finance violations and refers for investigation, as appropriate

Assists in the development of departmental policies, procedures, and programs

Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an ABA accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate
degree and admission to the Illinois Bar (or another state bar having reciprocity with Illinois).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Work experience with discovery, document review, and the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Work experience overseeing discovery in a large law firm setting, or experience in an investigatory or law
enforcement organization.

ANNUAL SALARY: Up to $64,896

TRAVEL AND SCHEDULE: Travel outside Chicago is not required.

Standard work hours are 8:30am4:30pm, flexibility permitted.

Employee Vaccination Requirement: City of Chicago employees must, as a condition of employment,
be fully vaccinated against COVID19 effective October 15, 2021. This Policy applies to all City employees.
If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an
exemption in accordance with applicable City processes. For more information on the vaccine policy please visit:
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/dhr/supp_info/cityofchicagoemployeevaccination
policy.html

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT: Employees must be a resident of the City of Chicago and proof of
residency is required at the commencement of employment.

WE VALUE DIVERSITY
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is an equal opportunity employer.

OIG is an inclusive organization that hires and develops all its staff of all levels regardless of race, religion,
color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, marital or parental status, sex, gender expression or identity,
sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, age, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected
by law.

OIG strives to create the kind of workplace where a socially diverse mix of people can thrive
professionally. We pride ourselves in meeting our legal charge to promote economy, effectiveness,
efficiency, and integrity in government. Through the hard work of our passionate and innovative team,
OIG aims to serve every community with equity, respect, and dignity.

THE CITY OF CHICAGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in
the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon
hire. The City of Chicago does not participate in EVerify (Employment Eligibility Verification System). In
addition, employment at the Office of Inspector General is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal
background check.

To apply for this job please visit www.igchicago.org.