New York State Civil Service Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Bureau - Court Administration and Regulatory Enforcement Section (NYC) in New York, New York

Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate has at least five (5) years of federal and/or state court civil litigation experience and some prior criminal litigation experience; however, a minimum of two (2) years civil litigation experience (including clerkships) is required. Superior writing, analytic and organizational skills are also required.

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. ## Duties Description The Court Administration and Regulatory Enforcement Section of the Litigation Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced litigator to serve in the New York City office. The Litigation Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in legal actions and proceedings relating to civil rights, education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement, corrections, state finance, insurance, taxation, and other litigated matters arising out of state operations and legislation.

Attorneys assigned to the Court Administration and Regulatory Enforcement Section primarily represent the Office of Court Administration and its related entities, Department of Financial Services, Department of Civil Service, Department of Labor, Division of Homes and Community Renewal, Division of Human Rights, and Offices of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. The Section’s attorneys defend a wide variety of state and federal court actions involving, among other things, constitutional, civil rights, labor and employment, fair housing, banking and state finance, state regulation, and administrative law issues. The Section’s cases present a myriad of questions on constitutional law and statutory/regulatory interpretation, including matters of first impression, and generally have significant financial and policy implications for the State. Attorneys are responsible for all phases of litigation through trial and have frequent opportunities to present written and oral arguments in court. ## 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: 42275

Agency: Attorney General, Office of the

Title: Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Bureau - Court Administration and Regulatory Enforcement Section (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. LITAAG/CARESNYC_3095Applicants 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.