Minimum Qualifications The applicant must have four (4) or more years of legal experience, a background in antitrust, complex litigation and investigations, and must be a self-starter and team player. The following background and skills are strongly preferred:
•Plaintiff-side antitrust experience;
•Significant deposition experience;
•A degree in economics and/or strong business and financial literacy;
•Experience with e-discovery technology and process;
•Exceptional writing, analytic, and communication skills; and
•Proficiency with MS Excel and PowerPoint.
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 commitment of at least two (2) years is a condition of employment.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an attorney to join its Antitrust Bureau in New York City as an Assistant Attorney General (AAG). The Antitrust Bureau’s mission is to enforce federal and state antitrust laws on behalf of New York and its citizens, and to promote and protect the competitive process and the New York economy.
The Antitrust Bureau is engaged in the full range of antitrust issues, including price-fixing, bid-rigging, horizontal and vertical restraints, monopolization, and mergers. The Antitrust Bureau works closely with other state antitrust enforcers on matters of regional or national impact, and with the United States Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.
The Antitrust Bureau is comprised of twelve (12) AAGs, a Bureau Chief and Deputy Bureau Chief. AAGs participate in all phases of antitrust investigations and litigation. Primary responsibilities include:
•Drafting subpoenas and information requests to gather evidence;
•Interviewing potential witnesses and targets and taking testimony;
•Reviewing documentary and economic evidence and formulating potential legal theories;
•All aspects of electronic discovery;
•Working with economists and other expert witnesses;
•Drafting pleadings, motions, briefs and other court documents;
•Arguing motions and participating in trials; and
•Negotiating settlements where appropriate.
Additional Comments Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
Salary commensurate with experience.
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 email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. The reference number for the position is ANT_NYC_AAG_3160.
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
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
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For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov.