The Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), a quasi-city agency that provides major home repairs, energy conservation and accessibility modifications to low- income Philadelphia residents seeks to hire a highly motivated attorney to join the legal department.
Although a PHDC employee, the Staff Attorney will be hired to support the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) in handling various litigation matters including condemnation actions, eviction/ejectment actions and other civil matters.
The litigation will involve drafting pleadings, appearing in court on behalf of PRA and preparing discovery responses, subpoena responses and other litigation documents as required. The attorney is also expected to prepare and review contracts and other general transactional documents on behalf of PRA. Other job duties include legal research, compliance matters and interaction with outside counsel.
The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is a public government quasi-city agency charged with the redevelopment of the City of Philadelphia. Redevelopment activities are geared towards the ultimate goal of producing new residential and non-residential land use on land which is blighted, under used, or improperly used.