Civil Recoveries Bureau
Minimum Qualifications We require a litigator with a minimum of five (5) years of experience to handle affirmative litigation and judgment enforcement. Candidates for this position should possess superior skills in legal analysis and writing, and have experience handling litigation (through trial) in New York State courts. Bankruptcy experience is 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 attorneys in the Office 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 is seeking an attorney to serve in the General Recoveries Unit of the Civil Recoveries Bureau in Albany. The mission of the Civil Recoveries Bureau is to recover money owed to the state. General Recoveries Unit cases are extremely varied and include property damage claims, breach of contract cases, Medicaid overpayments, salary overpayments, failure to remit lottery proceeds, failure to substantiate grant funds previously awarded to not for profits, enforcement of unpaid fines or penalties assessed by executive agencies and, surety bond litigation. In addition, the AAG selected candidate will provide assistance to the Student Recoveries Unit, which handles cases primarily involving the recovery of tuition and fees and certain unpaid direct loans owed to SUNY institutions. Unit attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including discovery, depositions, motion practice, trials and judgment enforcement.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. Reference No. CVRB_GR_AAG_ALB_3155.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Provide two (2) writing samples; please upload these as one document using the field provided.
• Law school transcript if less than five (5) years post-graduate (unofficial is acceptable).
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
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