NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2023

New York City Law Department - New York, New York

Hours & Work Arrangements

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Average weekly hours per attorney
Usual scheduled working day
Is part-time allowed? Yes
Is part-time available to entry-level? Case-by-case
Number of part-time supervising attorneys 17
Number of part-time staff attorneys 4
Eligibility for alternative work schedules determined by

Needs of the divisions

Non-medical parental leave

Does your organization provide paid non-medical parental leave? Yes

6 weeks paid maternity and paternity leave for birth, adoption, and foster care of a child

Does your organization have a written alternative work option policy (e.g., part-time, flex-time)? Yes
Does your organization allow Job Sharing (two or more persons sharing one position)? No
How many lawyers are currently participating in a job sharing arrangement? 0
Does your organization allow Flex-Time (working a full-time schedule with flexible hours)? Case-by-case
How many lawyers are currently working under a flex-time arrangement? 0
Does your organization allow Telecommuting (working remotely one or more days per week)? Case-by-case
How many lawyers are currently working under a telecommuting arrangement?
If applicable, please describe any other scheduling arrangement:

Ability to work from home on a limited and irregular basis.  Ability to work from home up to two days a week for the year after birth, adoption or foster placement of a child. 

Minimum percentage

Is there a minimum percentage of full-time hours that a part-time attorney must work? Yes

Part-time employees must work at least twenty-one hours per week to obtain employee benefits

If Yes, what is the minimum? 21
Are attorneys who work part-time and exceed their agreed upon part-time hours compensated in some manner for the additional hours? No

Part-time bonus consideration

Are attorneys who work "Part-time" schedules given bonus consideration? No

The Law Department does not give bonuses.