The Alliance for Downtown New York is the Business Improvement District (BID) serving an area roughly from City Hall to the Battery, from the East River to West Street. Its mission is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District for businesses, residents and visitors. 

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Legal Department

Assistant General Counsel (Part-time) 

Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc. seeks a highly motivated lawyer to join the Legal Department as a part-time employee, working 20-30 hours per week (a set number of weekly hours will be determined during the interview process). Reporting to the General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel is the primary drafter of routine contract documents and assists Downtown Alliance departments in the preparation of requests for proposals and memos for matters needing board approval.

Duties and Responsibilities:


Salary for the position will be calculated based on number of hours employee will work per week, with a pay range from $58/hr to $70/hr.

Benefits Eligibility

Employees working a minimum of 30 hours per week will be eligible for a benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, commuter benefit, Citibike membership; and, paid leave and retirement benefits. Employees working 29 hours or less will not be eligible for our benefits package.

To Apply

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Nancy Cascella via email at [email protected].

The Alliance for Downtown New York is an equal-opportunity employer. For more information about the scope of our work, please consult