New York State Civil Service Deputy Bureau Chief - Health Care 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. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment. ## Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced lawyer to serve as Deputy Bureau Chief in its Health Care Bureau in New York City. The Health Care Bureau seeks to protect consumers from deceptive or illegal practices through bringing civil prosecutions for violations of health, insurance, deceptive practice and other applicable laws. The Bureau has been recognized for its enforcement work in the areas of mental health parity and predatory practices, among other areas, as well as for its consumer Helpline, which assists in resolution of individual consumer complaints. The Bureau has nine attorneys as well as a team of paralegals and other staff that comprise the Helpline. The Deputy Bureau Chief responsibilities include overseeing and advancing the Bureau’s civil enforcement efforts, including reviewing briefs, managing lawyers and support staff, working closely with the Bureau Chief to develop and execute enforcement vision and strategy using litigation, policy, and educational tools. We are seeking candidates with at least eight (8) years of civil litigation or prosecutorial experience. The ideal candidate will have (i) knowledge of federal and state health and/or insurance laws, (ii) experience in every aspect of litigation, including initiation of litigation, discovery, motions, oral arguments, trials and settlements; and (iii) at least three (3) years of experience managing attorneys and litigation teams. ## Additional Comments Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer.

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 ( or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

Date Posted: 07/14/17

Applications Due: 01/15/18

Vacancy ID: 42259

Agency: Attorney General, Office of the

Title: Deputy Bureau Chief - Health Care 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:

Street: NYS Office of the Attorney General

Notes on Applying: HOW TO APPLY Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at The reference number for the position is HCBDBC NYC_3102Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

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

  • Resume

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

  • Provide two (2) writing samples; please upload these as one document using the field providedPlease 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 need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080. For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: