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Prosper Portland

Prosper Portland is currently seeking to complement its workforce with an Assistant General Counsel. The Assistant General Counsel supports the General Counsel by providing competent and prompt legal advice to the agency and Prosper Portland staff on a broad range of subjects. The Assistant General Counsel must be a transactional expert in the subject areas of commercial real estate and finance, and competent with regard to the public agency laws that are applicable to those subjects. The position must keep the General Counsel informed with regard to important issues or developments but also must function independently without day-to-day guidance. In addition to the legal competencies outlined below, the position must also be able to exercise sound business judgment and treat legal and business matters with a high level of discretion and confidentiality. The Prosper Portland legal department consists of three attorneys, a paralegal and a legal assistant.


Prosper Portland, formerly known as the Portland Development Commission, is the economic and urban development agency for the city of Portland. It has been at the forefront of many of the City’s most iconic and recognized civic improvements, such as Pioneer Courthouse Square and Pioneer Place, the Pearl District, Eastbank Esplanade, and South Waterfront. It is currently undertaking some of the most exciting new projects in the City including the transformation of the 12-block downtown U.S. Post Office property, several major projects in Lents Town Center and the new Zidell/South Waterfront development


How To Apply

Interested parties must submit a resume, cover letter, online employment application, and answers to the supplemental questions to be considered. Applications are available as a paperless, on-line process at All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on November 12, 2017. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted on or before October 30, 2017.

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