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Location:
The Bronx, NY
Posted:
April 23, 2020

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Ambitious law graduate with * years of hands-on experience. Experienced recent attorney with a demonstrated history of working with government agencies and the utilities industry. Skilled in contract drafting, legal research, project management, public speaking and Microsoft Office. 2019-10 - Current Agency Attorney

Legal Bureau, New York, NY

Daily composition of reports to ensure Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request are in compliance with department procedures. Draft pleadings regarding open cases involving body camera footage. Compile and provide redacted footage submitted to department in accordance with FOIL guidelines.

Attend Legal Bureau trainings on various developments in law regarding FOIL request and improvements or changes in department technology. Draft responses to various FOIL requests currently in litigation. Attend consistent briefings and training programs on recent FOIL regulations, procedures, and tracking systems;.

Produce Foil Tracking Sheets and responsive reports regarding arrests, summonses and domestic disputes.

Work proficiently with body camera technology systems such as Vievu and Axon.

2018-06 - 2019-05 Law Clerk

Exelon, Pepco Holdings Inc, Newark, DE

Handled all aspects of case preparation and conduct extensive legal research using Westlaw, LexisNexis and other automated tools on complex legal issues. Oversaw computerized case management system and ensure company was in compliance with current regulations.

Reviewed general corporate contracts/service agreements and provide advice on strengths, weaknesses and legal issues surrounding each case. Contributed to development of policies, procedures, and processes related to client contracts.

Developed policies and procedures to assure company coordination and direction on regulatory matters.

Researched and stayed abreast of industry techniques to delivering effective IFEDAYO A. JEGEDE

Address New York, New York, 10457

Phone 917-***-****

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solutions and best practices.

Assisted attorneys with case organization and administrative tasks. Maintained deep knowledge of regulations and reviewed local and national laws to conduct daily tasks.

2018-08 - 2018-12 Student Attorney

Villanova Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, Villanova, PA Provided direct representation to entrepreneurs, businesses, and social ventures from Philadelphia region.

Advised for-profit and non-profit enterprises ondiverse array of challenges common to launching, operating and growing sustainable businesses. Analyze and interpret several contracts and agreements between client and city of Pennsylvania.

Performed legal research by utilizing advanced technology, information resources and tools such as Westlaw, LexisNexis and other automated tools on complex legal issues.

Reviewed contracts and oversaw external work on legal matters and projects involving company.

Drafted, reviewed and negotiated contracts on behalf of clients while ensuring compliance with state regulations.

Achieved proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications. 2018-01 - 2018-05 Legal Extern

PA Office of Attorney General, Philadelphia, PA

Conducted legal research and drafted pleadings for active litigation cases. Assisted in producing substantive manuals and memoranda for supervising attorneys.

Drafted, reviewed, and revised wide range of legal documents for staff attorneys.

Conducted legal research regarding civil, and property issues. Prepared motions and interrogatories.

2017-06 - 2017-08 Law Clerk

Rubin, Fortunato and Harbison P.C, Paoli, PA

Researched various state and federal laws in preparation for court. Handled discovery request for legal staff; including but not limited to partners, associates and paralegals.

Communicated with counsel regarding case management and best procedural requirements.

Analyzed law sources, including statutes, recorded judicial decisions and legal articles,.

Organized legal memoranda and client correspondence. Proofed documents and submitted to attorneys for review. Researched documents and publications for details. Navigated and resolved multifaceted employment and corporate legal issues Education

Activities

Skills

related to business objectives.

Assembled case materials for multiple cases by organizing, summarizing and collecting documents, information and evidence.

Assisted attorneys with case organization and administrative tasks. 2016-06 - 2016-08 Legal Intern

New York City Police Department, Manhattan, NY

Worked closely with department Chief and other uniformed members to archive legal documents.

Drafted briefs for court cases held within Trial Division and assisted attorneys/judges review cases.

Drafted and reviewed pleadings, motions, memoranda, and various documents relating to representation of department cases.

Observed and participated in mediations, interrogatories, and court filings. 2016-08 - 2019-05 Juris Doctorate

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law - Villanova, PA President, Black Law Students Association

Student Ambassador, Villanova Law Admissions Office Bachelor of Arts: Politics, Economics and Law

State University of New York - Old Westbury, Westbury, NY Magna Cum Laude

National Residence Hall Honorary

Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society

Legal writing

Legal compliance

Evaluating contracts

Microsoft Word

Conflict Management

Communication Skills

Research and Planning

Developing new policies and procedures

Microsoft Excel



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