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New York State Office of the Attorney General


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Division of Regional Affairs

Harlem Regional Office

Assistant Attorney General

Reference No. HRM_AAG_3302

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the Harlem Regional Office. The Harlem Regional Office handles a broad range of affirmative matters in the areas of social and economic justice, with a focus on consumer fraud issues and environmental matters. The Assistant Attorney General will handle all phases of affirmative litigation, including interviewing complainants, analyzing data and documents, drafting pleadings and legal briefs, arguing motions, and negotiating settlements. Additional duties include coordinating and making presentations at external community events on a wide variety of issues.

We are seeking candidates with a minimum of two (2) years of civil litigation experience. Excellent writing, organizational, analytical and oral advocacy skills are also required. Trial experience is preferred. In addition, the ideal applicant will be a dedicated, motivated attorney who has the ability to work independently and interact with a diverse group of colleagues, members of the public and other government regulators.  Fluency in Spanish is a plus. 

Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that OAG attorneys be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.

OAG employees serve more than 19 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.

 HOW TO APPLY

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website: https://ag.ny.gov/job-postings.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

·        Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment)

·        Resume

·        Transcript (if less than five years post-graduate)

·        List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses

·        Writing Sample

Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov


Division of Regional Affairs

Harlem Regional Office

Assistant Attorney General

Reference No. HRM_AAG_3302

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • J.D. Required

Benefits

OAG employees serve more than 19 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.

OAG employees serve more than 19 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave…

Location

New York, NY

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