The General Counsel is NACA’s chief legal officer. He/She reports to NACA’s Chief Executive Officer. The General Counsel is responsible for all of NACA’s legal affairs. He/she provides support for all of NACA’s activities both on a national and local level. Priorities are set by the needs of the organization. These needs can vary greatly and change on short notice. The General Counsel manages NACA legal resources in a manner that maintains the flexibility to meet these changing demands and needs.
NACA pursues large scale initiatives to assist its primarily low and moderate income clients and communities. The General Counsel provides legal support for these national initiatives. He/she also provides legal support to all NACA departments. Such work includes litigation, grant compliance, licensing matters, real estate transaction related work, contract and lease review, handling of employee complaints, worker compensation and unemployment compensation matters and a variety of other legal matters. The General Counsel is responsible for ensuring that all of this work is performed in a timely and highly professional manner notwithstanding the restraints of limited resources.