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JR03876 - JOB_POSTING-3-2814

Posted on 14 August, 2023

New York, NY, New York (United States of America)

Full time


About us:

Ferrovial Construction is internationally recognized for its capacity to design and build civil engineering and construction projects, mainly in large transportation infrastructure. Its track-record to date includes more than 304 miles of tunnels, 11,930 miles of roads (including 2,485 miles of highways), 2920 miles of railroad lines (including 434 miles of high-speed railroads) and 16,994 miles of road maintenance and repair.

Job Description:

North American Legal Department of a leading international infrastructure company seeks an attorney to join expanding team as a Project Legal Counsel. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of legal issues relating to the design and construction of large-scale public transportation projects.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Prepare, review, evaluate, and negotiate various types of documents, including proposals, confidentiality agreements,  subcontracts, purchase orders, and other agreements.
  • Prepare corporate documents, including operational agreements, board minutes, and resolutions.
  • Identify and provide advice on risks.
  • Investigate and manage first and third party claims.
  • Retain, manage and supervise outside counsel.
  • Represent company in various meetings and legal proceedings.
  • Develop and recommend policies and training on numerous legal issues.
  • Prepare reports, memoranda, correspondence, and other documents, as necessary.


  • Applicants must possess a JD degree from a law school approved by the American Bar Association and be an active member of a bar in the US.
  • 7-10+ years of experience with wide transactional and litigation knowledge
  • Must have experience working within the Construction, Design, and/or Engineering industry
  • Must be able to demonstrate analytical ability, good judgment, and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must also be highly motivated and detail oriented and have the ability to self-manage and work as part of a dynamic team involving multiple departments.

Salary range for this position is between $150,000-$225,000 annually.

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