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The Director of Law shall be an attorney-at-law duly authorized and licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio.
The Director of Law shall be the prosecuting attorney and legal counsel for the City, and subject to the direction of Council, shall represent the City in all proceedings in court or before any administrative board or body. The Director of Law shall perform other duties as required by this Revised Charter, by legislation of the City, by Council or by the City Manager. The Director of Law shall not be required to represent any school district or any other unit of government, other than the City.
(c) ASSISTANTS AND SPECIAL COUNSEL.
Council may provide for assistants and special counsel to the Director of Law. All assistants shall be appointed by the City Manager upon the advice and recommendation of the Director of Law.
The assistants shall be responsible to the Director of Law and when authorized by the Director of Law, may exercise all or any part of the powers, duties and functions granted to the Director of Law under this Section. Special counsel may be employed by Council to exercise the powers, duties and functions authorized by and in the manner provided by Council.