Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Provide legal advice, counsel services, and consultation to the WEDC Board on a wide variety of civil assignments, including but not limited to: general municipal law, labor law, general state and federal laws relating to Type B Corporations, public disclosure issues, laws against discrimination, ordinance and resolution development and interpretation, economic development activities including performance agreements, development, redevelopment, property/real estate law, contract law, corporation leases, purchasing and procurement, trial activity, and tort law. General Counsel’s advice includes methods to avoid civil litigation. 2. Prepare written legal opinions at the request of the WEDC Board and/or the City Manager. 3. Appear before courts and administrative agencies to represent the WEDC’s interest if required. 4. Work cooperatively with any special legal counsel retained by the City for special projects. Coordinate with other special counsel, as needed, to assure proper management of legal issues, and proper coordination and transition of legal information.