NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2022

New York City Law Department - New York, New York

http://www.nyc.gov/law

Practice Areas

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General Practice Areas Employer's Practice Group Name % of Practice
Litigation
Tort 32.75
Litigation
Family Court (Juvenile Prosecution) 15.75
Litigation
Special Federal Litigation 9.00
Labor and Employment
Labor and Employment Litigation 6.50
Litigation
Administrative Law 4.75
Appellate
Appeals 4.75
Litigation
Commercial and Real Estate Litigation 4.25
Litigation
Tax
Bankruptcy
Tax & Bankruptcy 3.75
Government/Regulatory/Administrative
Legal Counsel 4.00
Litigation
Affirmative Litigation 3.00
Litigation
General Litigation 3.00
Business/Corporate
Contracts and Real Estate, Municipal Finance 2.00
Environmental
Environmental Law 1.75
Real Estate/Land Use
Economic Development 1.50
E-discovery
E-Discovery 1.00
Litigation
Litigation Support 1.00
Litigation
Workers' Compensation 1.25
Nature of Work Trial Work
Appellate Work
Legislative Advocacy
Legal Research
Other Nature of work

The Law Department represents the City, the Mayor, other elected officials and the City's many agencies in all affirmative and defensive civil litigation, as well as juvenile delinquency proceedings brought in Family Court and Administrative Code enforcement proceedings brought in Criminal Court. Department attorneys draft and review local and State legislation, real estate leases, procurement contracts, and financial instruments for the sale of municipal bonds. The Department also provides legal counsel to City officials on a wide range of issues such as immigration, education, and environmental policy.