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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/15/23

Applications Due12/22/23

Vacancy ID144123

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAssociate Attorney: Litigate Cases in Federal Court (3628)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $78795 to $168218 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

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? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Broome

Street Address 44 Hawley Street

City Binghamton

StateNY

Zip Code13901

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years of litigation experience. Additionally, applicants must be capable of handling all phases of an investigation and litigation, from commencement through trial. Strong writing, analytical, organizational, oral advocacy, and negotiation skills are also required. Trial experience is a must and the ability to manage a large caseload is essential.

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 Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney to litigate cases brought in federal court, including Section 1983 cases, discrimination cases, employment cases and other federal cases brought against the State of New York, its agencies, and its employees. The selected attorney will be seated in the Binghamton Regional Office and expected to handle matters venued throughout Central New York.

These cases present a myriad of questions on constitutional law, including in the areas of excessive use of force and deliberate indifference to medical care under the Eighth Amendment; Free Exercise of religion under the First Amendment; and procedural due process and Equal Protection under the Fourteenth Amendment. The attorney will handle all phases of litigation, including pleading, discovery, motions, and trials. In addition to Section 1983 litigation, the attorney may also be assigned a caseload of other regional office matters, including cases in the New York State Courts.

Additional Comments As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. To learn more about Assistant Attorney General compensation, please visit the following page: https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/assistant_attorney_general_compensation.pdf. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.

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

Name Legal Recruitment

Telephone 2124168080

Fax

Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street 28 Liberty St

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 120 Broadway

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005

 

Notes on ApplyingApplications are being received online. To apply, please go to our website, www.ag.ny.gov.
Reference No. BING_AAG_3628

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 a strong candidate.
• Resume
• Legal Writing Sample
• 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

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