The minimum qualifications required for this vacancy. Minimum Qualifications Suitable candidates must possess superior lawyering skills, including research, writing, and legal analysis. Trial experience is preferred. Some travel is required. Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years civil ligation 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 OAG attorneys 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 New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Litigation Bureau in Albany is seeking an experienced attorney capable of handling significant and complex litigation. The Litigation Bureau represents the State of New York, its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in 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. Cases in the Bureau frequently present questions of administrative law, federal and state constitutional law, and statutory interpretation. Attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including trials.
Additional comments regarding the vacancy. 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 (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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