Metropolitan Transportation Commission | MTC
Association of Bay Area Governments | ABAG

General Counsel
Annual salary: negotiable and competitive based on qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: Friday, July 24, 2020.

Headquartered in San Francisco, MTC and ABAG serve as the Regional Transportation Plan Agency (RTPA) and the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the nine counties and 101 cities and towns of the San Francisco Bay Region.

The ideal General Counsel possesses knowledge and experience specific to the operation of a large public sector agency, including advising a multi-member governing body, and will have the ability to establish effective working relationships with a diverse group of customers. The General Counsel is a key member of the executive team and plays a significant role in policymaking and leadership of the organization. Creative problem-solvers who are adept at finding a path through difficult issues will thrive in this environment.

A bachelorís degree, graduation from an accredited law school and admission to the California Bar is expected, in addition to ten (10) years of experience in the active practice of law in California which includes extensive litigation preferably with a public agency of similar size and scope and five (5) years of supervisory experience. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) by applying on our website:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Metropolitan Transportation Commission | MTC website:
Association of Bay Area Governments | ABAG website:

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments are equal opportunity employers.