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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/30/18

Applications Due02/28/19

Vacancy ID62012

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAssistant Attorney General - Claims Bureau Medical Malpractice Section (NYC)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 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? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address Office of the Attorney General

28 Liberty Street

City New York

StateNY

Zip Code10005

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years of medical malpractice and trial experience. Trial experience and the ability to manage a large caseload are essential. Superior lawyering skills, including legal research, writing, analysis, negotiation and advocacy, are also required. Candidates should also possess excellent organizational skills.

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 New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Claims Bureau in New York City is seeking an experienced trial attorney to defend Medical Malpractice cases. The Claims Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies in the Court of Claims and its employees in State Supreme Court. The selected candidate will defend the State in medical malpractice actions, from commencement through trial, with post-trial briefs often required.

Additional Comments Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office of the Attorney General 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 recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

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

Name Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief

Telephone

Fax

Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty St.

City New York, NY

State NY

Zip Code 10005

 

Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY

Applications are being received online. To apply, please go to our website, www.ag.ny.gov, Resources/Job Opportunities - Attorney Positions. Reference No. CLA/MM_NYC_AAG_3192.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (Please address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment).
• Resume.
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses.
• Writing sample

For questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov

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