Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/03/22
Applications Due: 06/10/22
Vacancy ID: 104110

Position Information

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAssistant Attorney General, Litigation Bureau (LIT_AAG_ALB_3457)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Albany

Street Address The Capitol

City Albany, NY

StateNY

Zip Code12224

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Suitable candidates must possess the following minimum qualifications:
• Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years of post-graduation civil ligation experience;
• Excellent legal analysis, legal writing and editing, and oral advocacy skills;
• Strong organizational, interpersonal communication, problem solving, and teamwork skills;
• Comfort with and proficiency using technology to complete legal work, including knowledge of and experience with various computer software programs and case management and electronic discovery platforms; and
• Applicants with prior complex litigation and trial experience are 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 attorneys in the OAG 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 experienced litigators to serve as Assistant Attorneys General in the Litigation Bureau in Albany. The Bureau represents and defends the State of New York and its agencies, officials and employees in federal and state courts in civil actions and proceedings involving civil rights, education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement, corrections, state finance, insurance, taxation, and other litigation matters arising out of state legislation, regulations, and operations. The Bureau’s cases are often high profile, frequently present complex questions of constitutional law and statutory and regulatory interpretation, and generally have significant policy and financial implications for the State.

The Bureau offers a diverse and stimulating litigation practice with attorneys handling all phases of litigation from inception through trial. The Bureau’s attorneys handle a wide variety of cases and substantive issues including constitutional challenges to statutes enforced or regulations promulgated by state agencies; labor and employment litigation emanating from state agencies’ role as employers; challenges to administrative decisions and determinations made by state agencies under state law; and civil rights litigation generated from state agencies’ core functions. The Bureau offers a diverse and stimulating litigation practice with attorneys handling all phases of litigation from inception through trial and having frequent opportunities to appear in court. This position provides an excellent opportunity for both experienced and newer attorneys to continue developing their litigation and trial skills.

Additional Comments OAG employees serve more than 20 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.

Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide negative COVID-19 PCR test results at a frequency determined by the agency. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact recruitment@ag.ny.gov.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Legal Recruitment Unit

Telephone 2124168080

Fax

Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty St

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005

 

Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY:

Applications are being received online. To apply, please click visit our careers website: www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
Reference No. LIT_AAG_ALB_3457

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on June 10, 2022.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

• Cover Letter
? You may address to Legal Recruitment.
? Indicate why you are interested in a position with the Litigation Bureau and what makes you a strong candidate.
• Resume
• Writing Sample
? Please provide at least two writing samples that you believe best demonstrate your legal writing and analytical abilities.
? Please upload these as one document in the field that is provided.
• List of three references
? Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
? Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
? Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.
? Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.

If you have questions regarding a position or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov