The town of Andover seeks a professional to join its strong management team as chief legal officer of the town in the performance of highly responsible administrative duties. The Town Counsel prosecutes and defends all litigation; provides advice to all town departments; performs varied and complex professional legal functions, assuming full responsibility for their planning and execution; and exercises considerable judgment in making decisions and rendering advice regarding the town’s legal affairs, policy making and administration.
Requirements: Juris doctor degree; member of the Massachusetts bar; five to seven years of litigation experience and experience in municipal law in a municipal, state, or private setting.
The town currently and plans to continue to outsource for employment counsel.
Salary range is $155,000-$185,000 annually. Please apply by June 16. For a full position description, please visit www.andoverma.gov.