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North Texas Municipal Water District

General Counsel

Location: Wylie, TX
Salary: Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience
Filing deadline: June 28, 2024

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) is seeking General Counsel, who will report to the Executive Director with the district. This is a great opportunity for an experienced legal practitioner to join a collaborative team that is deeply committed to the mission and vision of NTMWD and serves with purpose and integrity. This role is essential in coordinating confidential and complex legal services for the district, providing direct legal support and guidance to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Department leaders, as well as developing legal strategies and positions for NTMWD on legal matters. This position will also be responsible for managing outside counsel that provides legal services to district including employment, financial, environmental regulations, construction, water rights and real estate/transactional services.

The General Counsel will attend all Board of Directors meetings and committee meetings and serve as parliamentarian to provide legal opinions and advice on contemplated actions of Board, and legal ramifications of pending litigation. This position also negotiates, drafts, reviews, and provides legal advice on a variety of contracts, agreements, personnel issues, along with other policies and legal matters to ensure NTMWD is in compliance with legal requirements. Strong knowledge of Texas Open Meetings Act and Texas Public Information Act requirements and other laws applicable to Texas local governments is imperative in this role.

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