Assistant Director of Law

City of Akron Department of Law

The City of Akron is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Law position. Responsibilities include drafting and reviewing contracts and legislation for compliance with federal, state, and local laws. The position will require coordination with and advisement of City departments, boards, and commissions. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a prerequisite for the position. An applicant must have practiced law for at least five years, with a preference for attorneys with seven or more years of practice, and should also have a wide range of experience in and knowledge of governmental and contract law. Prior knowledge in the following areas is preferred: drafting municipal agreements, sunshine ethics, public records laws, procurement, drafting legislative documents, and land use and zoning matters.

Interested individuals should submit a resume, a writing sample, and professional references via email to the Law Department’s Executive Assistant, Elaine M. Stoeberman, at estoeberman@akronohio.gov.

Submissions may also be made via U.S. Mail to:

City of Akron Department of Law
Eve V. Belfance, Director of Law
161 South High Street, Suite 202
Akron, Ohio 44308


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