Entries by John Benedict

General Counsel

The General Counsel is a contracted position reporting directly to and receiving instruction from the Board of Commissioners and Board of Directors (“Boards”), in the first instance, and then the Executive Director or designee (“ED”) and staff of HACSJ and DCDC. This is a single position class performing complex and highly responsible work in the legal management and oversight of HACSJ’s operations, programs, and affiliated entities/instrumentalities. This includes, but is not limited to, HACSJ’s Public Housing and Section 8 programs, participates in real estate acquisition, disposition and redevelopment activities, development activities, asset management, litigation management, contracting and public entity law and governance. The General Counsel is responsible for regularly exercising independent judgment, discretion and initiative within a general policy framework established by the Boards.

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