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

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should have substantial experience in the area of civil fraud and white collar investigations, as well as litigation in state and federal courts. Experience with criminal and/or tax matters is a plus.

Candidates must possess excellent analytical, writing, research and organizational skills and a minimum of three (3) years of practical experience.

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’s (OAG) Taxpayer Protection Bureau, based primarily in New York City, is seeking an experienced litigator to lead and pursue complex civil fraud investigations and litigation, utilizing the New York State False Claims Act and other laws. Cases focus on claims of fraud that victimize the state and local governments, including fraud in procurement programs, taxes, and grant programs. Our investigations regularly involve coordination with other state and federal agencies and with whistleblowers. ## Additional Comments Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

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: 42258

Agency: Attorney General, Office of the

Title: Assistant Attorney General - Taxpayer 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: 37.50

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: Office of the Attorney General

City: New York

State: NY

Zip Code: 10271

Name: Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief

Email Address:

Street: NYS Office of the Attorney General, Legal Recruitment Bureau

Notes on Applying: HOW TO APPLYApplications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at Reference No. TPBNYCAAG_3103.Applicants 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.

  • Law school transcript if less than five (5) years post-graduate (unofficial is acceptable).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 or phone at212-416-8080.For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: