Senior Counsel

$198,744 - $247,104 yearly
  • Metropolitan Transportation Commission / Association of Bay Area Governments
  • 375 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
  • Oct 06, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
San Francisco, CA

Senior Counsel
Annual salary range: $198,744 to $247,104
MTC offers an attractive employee benefit program.
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: Monday, October 25, 2021.

This is 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. As part of a dynamic and mutually supportive legal office, you will be involved in 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 of this position is difficult to replicate anywhere else in the state. Along with the legal team’s genuine commitment to fostering each other’s success, the diversity and importance of the work make this a prime opportunity for lawyers dedicated to public service.

The General Counsel’s Office is a fast-paced and exciting environment where attorneys provide comprehensive legal services to the agency and often deal with novel legal issues. Dedication to public service, a strong work ethic, solid analytical skills, creativity, flexibility, judgment, and strong emotional intelligence are essential. The successful candidate will be perceptive, confident and a consummate team-player. Generalists or specialists who are willing to learn new areas are welcome! We encourage senior-level attorneys from a variety of backgrounds to apply. As an agency and as an office, we are committed to recognizing the value that each member of the team brings based on their unique perspective and experiences.

A Bachelor’s degree, graduation from an accredited law school and admission to the California Bar is expected, in addition to seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in the active practice of law in California. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:

For more information, please contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) website:
Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) website:

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments are equal opportunity employers.