Minimum Qualifications A minimum of two (2) years of relevant, post-graduate legal experience is required. Substantial experience in the area of fraud and white-collar investigations, as well as litigation experience in state and federal courts, is also required. Applicants must possess excellent analytical, writing, research, teamwork, and organizational skills. Experience with securities fraud and/or financial markets is a plus. Prior work experience as a government enforcement attorney or as a prosecutor is also desirable.
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’s Investor Protection Bureau (IPB), located in New York City, has several opportunities available for experienced attorneys to lead and pursue complex investigations and litigation using the Martin Act and other laws. IPB protects the public from fraud and misrepresentation in the offering and sale of securities, commodities, franchises and other investment products. IPB is seeking to hire attorneys who can build on its storied history and robust authority to protect the interests of investors in today’s financial markets, including the growing risks in areas such virtual currencies; addressing fraud in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures; the marketing of complex and speculative investment products to a broad range of retail investors; and the need for greater racial equity across the financial system.
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 full vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide weekly negative COVID-19 PCR test results. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY:
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website: https://ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
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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 this position and what makes you the best candidate.
• Writing Sample
• List of three (3) 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 with the OAG and the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov