The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) is offering an exceptional opportunity to join the legal team of a regional agency leading the way to a more equitable, sustainable, and economically vibrant Bay Area. The Senior Counsel will have a key focus on supporting the newly constituted Regional Network Management function, which aims to coordinate the region’s 27 transit agencies around key regional initiatives. That work will require strategic thinking, close coordination with staff and board members, and the ability to understand the interests of key stakeholders in providing legal advice to this new enterprise. The Senior Counsel will also be a key contributor to the whole portfolio of the Office of General Counsel, which covers everything from designing the future of transportation and housing for the Bay Area to public finance, key contract negotiations, employment law, and public governance. The scope and impact of this position is difficult to replicate anywhere else in the state. Along with the legal team’s genuine commitment to supporting one another, the diversity and importance of the work make this a prime opportunity for lawyers dedicated to public service.
A Bachelor’s degree, graduation from an accredited law school, and admission to the California Bar is expected in addition to 7 to 10 years of experience in the active practice of law in California. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
The annual salary range for this role is $216,415 to $269,086 and will be DOQE. MTC offers attractive employee benefit programs including CalPERS retirement.