New York State Civil Service Assistant Attorney General/Unit Chief - Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau, Auto Insurance Fraud Unit (NYC) in New York, New York

Minimum Qualifications

We are seeking a senior attorney with at least ten (10) years of prosecutorial experience, including significant experience in the investigation of white-collar crimes utilizing techniques such as search warrants, wiretaps, cooperating witnesses, undercover operations, and forensic analysis of large volumes of documents and financial records. Applicants must also have substantial grand jury and trial experience, be highly motivated and results-oriented, and possess excellent communication and writing skills. Prior management experience is preferred. 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 New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a Unit Chief to oversee the Auto Insurance Fraud Unit (AIFU), located in Manhattan. AIFU is a unit within the Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau and has statewide jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute auto insurance fraud and related crimes, including investigations into corrupt doctors, lawyers, healthcare providers, steerers, hospital employees, lay owners of medical facilities, auto body shops, insurance brokers, and participants in staged accidents. AIFU includes attorneys, investigators, auditors, and analysts who conduct in-depth, long-term criminal investigations and prosecute cases from charging through conviction.

The AIFU Chief is responsible for overall management of the Unit, including: directly supervising a staff of five (5) AIFU attorneys and three analysts; collaborating with a team of over a dozen AIFU investigators and auditors; generating cases; managing relationships with partner law enforcement and regulatory agencies; and supervising all investigations and prosecutions conducted by the Unit. ## 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 ( or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080. ## 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 Reference No. AIFUAAG/UCNYC_3150.

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

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 and the application process or you 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:

Date Posted: 03/12/18

Applications Due: 07/31/18

Vacancy ID: 49495

Agency: Attorney General, Office of the

Title: Assistant Attorney General/Unit Chief - Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau, Auto Insurance Fraud Unit (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

City: New York

State: NY

Zip Code: 10271

Name: Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief

Email Address:

Street Address: 120 Broadway

Street: NYS Office of the Attorney General Legal Recruitment Bureau - 120 Broadway