Metra is one of the largest and most complex commuter rail systems in North America, serving Cook, DuPage, Will, Lake, Kane, and McHenry Counties. The agency is linking communities in Northeastern Illinois by providing safe, reliable, and efficient commuter service.

Metra is always looking for talented people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced industry. Our most important resource is a committed and diverse team that brings together a wealth of knowledge, skill and experience. Join the Metra team and become an important part of one of the nation’s premier commuter railroads.

Jun 25, 2024
Full time
$137,759 - $206,638 yearly
Metra Hybrid (Chicago, IL, USA)
Metra’s Law Department is led by the General Counsel who reports directly to the CEO and the Metra Board of Directors. The department provides legal guidance and support to the Board of Directors, the executive team and every department in the organization. The department is comprised of three areas: General Corporate/Ethics, Litigation and Risk Management and Real Estate and Grants. The department focuses on preventing legal issues at every feasible level and defending the agency’s position if issues arise. Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, the Director Litigation is responsible for ensuring the Litigation section effectively oversees and represents the agency in state and federal courts, primarily in Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), personal injury, and property damage matters; will provide leadership and direction to assigned in-house litigation team and retain and manage outside counsel; and advise the Deputy General Counsel with respect to ongoing...