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Minimum Qualifications Attorneys must have a minimum of five (5) years of New York State or federal prosecutorial experience. Applicants should also have substantial grand jury and trial experience, be highly motivated and results-oriented, and possess excellent communication and writing skills. Additionally, applicants who have significant experience investigating crimes and frauds utilizing techniques such as search warrants, eavesdropping warrants, and subpoenas; who have experience interviewing witnesses and engaging cooperating witnesses; conducting forensic analysis of large volumes of data and review and analysis of financial information; and developing and managing complex, document-intensive investigations are strongly preferred. Finally, applicants who have some experience in real estate related prosecutions and/or industry experience are 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 Office of the New York State Attorney General’s Public Integrity Bureau (PIB) is seeking an experienced prosecutor for its Real Estate Enforcement Unit in New York City. REEU investigates and prosecutes cases involving the theft of homes from their owners (deed theft), mortgage fraud, short-sale fraud, tenant harassment, and related frauds committed upon city and state agencies, private citizens, and not-for-profits. As part of the OAG’s Criminal Division, REEU includes attorneys, investigators, auditors, and analysts conduct complex, long-term criminal investigations and prosecute cases from charging through conviction. REEU attorneys also engage with the public and not-for-profits in detecting and prosecuting all real estate related crimes. PIB Investigates and prosecutes public corruption crimes committed by public employees, elected officials, candidates for public office, and people and entities that steal from the government. REEU attorneys are also assigned to PIB cases.
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.
Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the following link: PIB/REEU_NYC_AAG_3634
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. You may wish to include information about what life experiences you will bring to the position that will enhance the Bureau’s ability to better serve the diverse population of this state.
• Legal 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov