New York State Civil Service Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Frauds & Protection Bureau (NYC) in New York, New York

Minimum Qualifications

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 attorneys in the Office be citizens of the United States. ## Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) seeks a dedicated, motivated attorney for its Consumer Frauds and Protection Bureau in New York City. The Bureau conducts investigations and litigates in a variety of areas involving consumer protection. The Bureau enforces consumer protection laws and pursues civil prosecutions against businesses and individuals engaged in fraudulent, misleading, deceptive, or illegal trade practices. Cases typically seek injunctive relief, restitution for consumers, costs and penalties.

Candidates possessing experience in consumer protection and/or affirmative litigation are strongly encouraged to apply. Experience in consumer issues in the areas of housing, telecommunications and energy, financial services, and/or health claims is a plus. Applicants must possess a minimum of two (2) years of civil litigation experience. Excellent writing, analytical and organizational skills are required. ## Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

Salary commensurate with experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

Date Posted: 07/14/17

Applications Due: 01/15/18

Vacancy ID: 42260

Agency: Attorney General, Office of the

Title: Assistant Attorney General - Consumer Frauds & Protection Bureau (NYC)

Occupational Category: Legal

Salary Grade: NS

Bargaining Unit: M/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary Range: From $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type: Full-Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Jurisdictional Class: Exempt Class

Travel Percentage: 0%

Workweek: Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week: 37.5

From: 8:30 AM

To: 5 PM

Flextime allowed?: No

Mandatory overtime?: No

Compressed workweek allowed?: No

Telecommuting allowed?: No

County: New York

Street Address: 120 Broadway

City: New York

State: NY

Zip Code: 10271

Name: Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief

Email Address: recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Street: NYS Office of the Attorney General

Notes on Applying: HOW TO APPLYApplications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. Reference No. CFPNYCAAG_3083Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)

  • Resume

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

  • Writing Sample

  • Transcript (if less than five years postgraduate)Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.If you have questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or 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: www.ag.ny.gov.