The minimum qualifications required for this vacancy. Minimum Qualifications Candidates for the positions of Special Assistant Attorney General must possess excellent analytical, writing, communication and organizational skills, and a minimum of four (4) years of practice experience. Candidates should also demonstrate: (1) the ability to articulate the critical issues in a case accurately and precisely; (2) strong research and interpersonal skills; (3) good judgment; (4) the ability to work independently and to work productively as a team member; and (5) the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with professional staff and support staff.Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to the New York State bar. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the OAG be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
The duties that the incumbent of the vacancy will be expected to perform. Duties Description The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) is seeking experienced prosecuting attorneys who will lead investigations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts, and who will lead investigations and prosecutions of abuse and neglect of residents of nursing homes. Applicants for prosecutorial positions should have substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes. Experience drafting and overseeing the execution of search and eavesdropping warrants is a plus. This position is located in New York City.
Additional comments regarding the vacancy. Additional Comments Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office of the Attorney General 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 (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at recruitmentag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.
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