Job ID: 34052
Location: 4 World Trade Center
The Port Authority’s Law Department is seeking a highly-qualified attorney to join its Manhattan-based, 125+ person team. This position will report directly to the Assistant General Counsel of Transactions and will encompass an extraordinary range of sophisticated transactional work, such as: administrative law, aviation (including redevelopment of the New York/New Jersey area airports and related infrastructure), capital markets (including complex multi-party transactions involving major financial institutions and private equity funds, bond issuances, letters of credit and credit enhancements), corporate governance, contracts (commercial, professional, technical/IT and advisory, as well as arrangements with sophisticated domestic and international airlines and shippers), environmental, leasing, maritime, policy planning (involving city, state and federal agencies, including regular interaction with the EPA, FAA, MTA, City of New York and City of Newark), regulatory, real estate (including condemnation, construction, leasing, purchases, sales and zoning), security matters, transportation infrastructure (including tunnels, bridges, terminals and trains, as well as redevelopment plans for the Hudson River tunnels and the 42nd Street Port Authority Bus Terminal) and World Trade Center Cultural Center development matters.
About The Port Authority
Founded in 1921, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country including five airports (John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, Stewart International Airport and Teterboro Airport); four bridges (Bayonne Bridge, George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing); two tunnels (Holland Tunnel and Lincoln Tunnel); two bus station/terminals (George Washington Bridge Bus Station and Port Authority Bus Terminal); six marine terminals (Brooklyn Marine Terminal/Red Hook Container Terminal, Greenville, Elizabeth Marine Terminal, Howland Hook Marine Terminal/Port Ivory, Port Jersey and Port Newark); the Port Authority Trans-Hudson commuter rail line, AirTrain EWR and AirTrain JFK; and the 51st and 65th Rail Yards.
The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity and has a $32 billion capital plan for improvement of facilities under Port Authority jurisdiction. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
The Port Authority has worked to improve the quality of life for the more than 17 million people who live and work in New York and New Jersey, a region that supports 8.6 million jobs, with an estimated gross regional product of more than $929 billion. We are looking for attorneys interested in a career in public service, who thrive in a challenging environment where their work really makes a difference.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
Interpersonal Competencies & Success Factors
Compensation & Benefits
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
How To Apply
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Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.